Day 6: London is Vrindavana

FRIDAY 29TH NOVEMBER

In a popular British TV talk show that Srila Prabhupada was invited to, when asked by the interviewer, "Do you have a concept of hell in your religion?", Srila Prabhupada replied "London is hell." His response became a newspaper headline the next day. But by Srila Prabhupada’s mercy, he then turned London into a spiritual abode by installing Their Most Beautiful Lordships, Sri Sri Radha-Londonisvara, who he said are Radha and Krishna Themselves who have appeared in London.

Our London temple provides many opportunities for rendering service to the Divine Couple, Sri Sri Radha-Londonisvara. On this day, meditate on the beautiful forms of Their Lordships and experience how if our minds are simply focused on Them and Their service, then we are in Vrindavana, wherever we may be physically situated.

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: London is Vrindavana: Establishing a mood of Vrindavana consciousness in the centre of London and principles of deity worship taught by Srila Prabhupada
9.30am "Poems and Prayers to Sri Sri Radha-Londonisvara" Selected readings
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 Abhishek
5.30pm Special class
7.00pm Sandhya Arati
7.30pm "Poems and Prayers to Sri Sri Radha-Londonisvara" Selected readings
7.45pm Songs of the Vaishnava Acharyas
9.00pm Shayana Arati

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London W1D 3DL, UK

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