Day 2: A Labour of Love: How it all began

MONDAY 25TH NOVEMBER

A dedication to the labour of love by Srila Prabhupada and his ardent desire to establish Krishna consciousness in London and open a temple in order to fulfil the desire of the previous acharyas, the pioneers who made it happen, and the devotees who have grown the Krishna consciousness movement in the UK over the last 50 years.

Learn about how it all started in the UK. How three young couples and a baby came to London from America, determined to fulfil their spiritual master Srila Prabhupada’s desire. Hear about the challenges they faced, their adventures, the encouragement they received from Srila Prabhupada, the daily harinamas they organised, locating a property in Bury Place for ISKCON’s first temple in the UK, and more.

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

4.30am Mangal Arati
7.00am Guru Puja and Extended Kirtans
8.00am Deity Greetings
8.10am Sri Vraja Dhama Mahimamrta bhajan and Lotus Feet Blessings
8.30am Special class: A Labour of Love: How it all began
9.30am Launch of "Poems and Prayers to Sri Sri Radha-Londonisvara"
9.45am Breakfast
11.00am Kirtans
12.30pm Raj Bhoga Arati
1.00pm Special class
1.45pm Feast
3.00pm Maha Harinama (special places of significance)
4.15pm Dhoopa Arati
4.30pm Kirtans
5.30pm Special class
7.00pm Sandhya Arati
7.30pm Sri Vraja Dhama Mahimamrta bhajan
7.45pm "Poems and Prayers to Sri Sri Radha-Londonisvara" Selected readings
8.00pm Arts and cultural offering by ISKCON-London community members
9.00pm Shayana Arati

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

We cannot organise festivals without the kind financial contributions from our community. If you would like to sponsor, you can make a donation online or at the Temple shop by visiting in person or calling on +44 (0)203 687 0618.

 
 
 
 
 
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London W1D 3DL, UK

Founder-Acharya
Srila Prabhupada
Founder-Acharya His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
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