Bolton Temple History
First Est. 1973 - Rebuilt in 1993 - Shree Kutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple Bolton (Under Shree Nar-Narayan Dev Temple Bhuj Kutch - India) is the 1st orthodox purpose built Swaminarayan Mandir to be built both in the UK, and Europe.
The Murtis in Swaminarayan temples are relative to under which Gadi they come in. First Shree Sahajanand Swami - Our Ishtadev, The God to whom the Temple is dedicated to. Second Nar Narayan Dev - Is the representation of our Gadi (Nar Narayan Dev Gadi, Ahmedabad). Third Radha Krishna - Shree Sahajanad Swami's favourite form. Fourth Hanumanji - Bhagwan Swaminarayan's Kuldev (household deity), Ideal devotee of God, Kashta Bhanjan (remover of problems/obstacles). Fifth Ganpatiji - Vighna Vinayak (God of good fortune), first invited deity at all religious ceremonies in the Sanatan Dharma.