Diwali will be celebrated at celebrated at Bhaktivedanta Manorwith elaborate firework displays, candles and lamps. Join in for a colourful stage show with drama and traditional dance and of course, a spectacular fireworks display at 6.30pm.
Go Puja and Gorvadhan Puja
Thursday 12th November
Govardhan Puja is a festival celebrating the pastime of Lord Krishna lifting Govardhan hill on His little finger for seven days to protect the residents of Vrindavan from torrential rains sent by Indra.
To celebrate this festival where we worship Lord Krishna as the lifter of Govardhana Hill, a small replica of Govardhana Hill will be made from various edibles, which is then offered to the Lord and subsequently distributed to everyone.
Meeting of two brothers
6.30pm Friday 13th November
A special evening experience where you can accompany Lord Rama, Sita, Laxman and Hanuman on their journey home/ Join the candlelit procession in Leicester to witness Lord Rama’s reunion with his brother Bharat.
Starts at Curve Theatre and ends at ISKCON Leicester.
Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Day
Sunday 15th November
Srila Prabhupada departed from this world on November 14, 1977 in Vrindavan, India. One would not usually celebrate the disappearance day of a person, especially one so loved and revered as Srila Prabhupada. However, the departure of a pure Vaishnava gives cause for jubilation because he returns to his eternal service at Krishna’s lotus feet in Goloka Vrindavan, the spiritual world.
Sunday 22nd November
Lord Nityananda foresaw the manifestation of a glorious temple in Mayapur, and now He is touring the world in order to invite others to make that manifestation a reality. Join Jananivasa Prabhu (Head Priest Mayapur), Ambarisa Prabhu (TOVP Chairman) and other senior devotees who are touring the world sharing the opportunity to financially contribute towards this signature building of ISKCON. You will be able to receive the benedictions of Lord Nityananda in the customary form of his Padukas (shoes) along with Lord Nrsimhadeva’s protection in the form of his Satari (helmet).
Lessons from the Mahabharata Sunday 22nd November
Join ISKCON Birmingham’s Pandava Sena for an inspiring discussion about the lessons from the great epic, the Mahabaharata.
Please note: timings for this event are to be confirmed. Please like the Facebook page for updates or contact Anky (Events Coordinator) on 07938906067.
National Communications Day
Saturday 28th November
Devotees from all over the UK will come together for the second National Communications Day for an informative and inspiring day of learning, sanga and collaboration.
Sri Sri Radha-Londonisvara’s 46th Anniversary Event
2.30pm, Sunday 29th November
Join ISKCON-London for their biggest ISKCON50 event of 2015 – there will be drama, kirtan, special talks, prasadam feast and more. Special guest speakers confirmed so far include HH Radhanath Swami and HG Shyamasundara Dasa.
Lord Nityananda’s Padukas and the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium (TOVP) team will also present as part of their UK tour to fundraise for the new Temple in Sridhama Mayapur, the worldwide headquarters of ISKCON. To book your place and for more information click here.