Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Opens in Toronto

July 4, 2007

Source: Hindu Press International

The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir of Toronto, Canada, will celebrate their grand opening July 15 - July 27. The temple will be Canada's first traditional hand-carved stone and marble mandir. Using 6,000 tons of marble and stone, 1,500 craftsmen worked over three years to assemble the temple to last 1,000 years. Sunday, July 21, HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj will present for the Hagar Yatra (festival parade.) The temple is located at 61 Claireville Drive (HWY 427 & Finch Ave. W.), Toronto, Canada. Pilgrims may call 416-798-2277 or email address above for additional information.