Definitions

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  • proper n. A deity worshiped in the Swaminarayan faith of Hinduism.

Etymologies

From Sanskrit सवमिनारायन (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • From here onwards he came to be known as Swaminarayan and was believed to be god by his followers.

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  • The Uddhav Sampraday henceforth came to be known as the Swaminarayan Sampraday.

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  • Left, auto rickshaws drove past Commonwealth Games signboards in front of Akshardham Swaminarayan Temple, September 2010.

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  • They also point half a mile in the other direction, where BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, a 70,000-square-foot Hindu center, recently began work on a 45,000-square-foot addition.

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  • WHAT TO DO For the clearest views of the old city's impressive architecture, a walking tour starts at the Swaminarayan Mandir temple at

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  • Continuing, we drove down toward the sea to Swaminarayan Mandir, a 200-year-old temple nestled in a Hindu enclave.

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  • The Swaminarayan temples provide myriad services – earthquake and flood relief, blood drives, medical assistance.

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  • A really astounding Hindu temple from the Swaminarayan sect.

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  • This fragile Sanskrit manuscript, called the Shikshapatri, was written by Shree Swaminarayan, founder of Swaminarayan Hinduism, and outlines moral and spiritual codes for everyday life.

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  • Separation of the sexes inside their temples is one of the main tenets of the Swaminarayan faith, which was established in the late 18th century by Bhagwan Swaminarayan and adopted by mostly Gujarati-speaking Indians.

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