Diwali, the festival of lights, one of the most auspicious days in the Hindu calendar is celebrated with great devotion and splendor every year. On this festive occasion, BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir - Los Angeles cordially invites you, your family and friends to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights. Open to one and all, the celebration is an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular fireworks, traditions, and rich culture of the Hindu faith.
The ceremony, known as Chopda Pujan, will take place in the evening. Hundreds of new account books – in a variety of paper and electronic forms – are sanctified through the showering of flowers petals and rice grains amid the chanting of Vedic hymns and prayers.
Visitor parking is located in the vacant land adjacent to the BAPS campus and can be accessed at the corner of Red Barn Court and Fairfield Ranch Road.
Please note that each visitor will be required to undergo a security screening before entering the campus. Aksharpith Bookstore & Souvenir Shop and BAPS Shayona Sweets & Snacks Store will open at 11:00 am.