Janmastami - The Festival of the Supreme Person

Friday, 23 August 2019 Festivals

The birth of Lord Krishna is one of the biggest celebrations of the year, celebrated all over the world. Krishna appeared on earth over 5,000 years ago in Vrindavan, India. Krishna means "the all-attractive one". He is the cause of all causes, the Supreme personality of the entire creation, both material and spiritual, He is the God of all gods, and the Lord within everything and separate from everything at the same time. This is the day devotees celebrate His beautiful pastimes, His presence in their lives, taking time to remember their eternal loving relationship with Him and His presence within all of our hearts. Devotees fast till midnight on this day, followed by a feast in His honour.

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

07.00 am Guru Puja
08.00 am Deity Greetings
08.10 am Adhivas
08.30 am Class
10.30 am Bhajans
12.30 pm Raj Bhoga Arati
01.00 pm Class
02.00 pm Bhajans
03.00 pm Harinam (Bhajans in Temple room)
04.15 pm Dhoopa Arati
04.30 pm Bhajans
05.30 pm Class
07.00 pm Sandhya Arati
07.30 pm Abhishek
08.30 pm Kirtan
09.00 pm Drama
09.30 pm Krishna Bhajans
11.00 pm Maha Mantra Kirtan
12.00 am Midnight Arati
12.10 am Break fast feast (Restaurant – Takeaways)

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.

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

Our festivals bring a wonderful opportunity to engage your time in devotional service. Interested in getting involved?

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