Iskcon in the UK

- London Soho
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- London Govindas
- Brighton Nama Hatta
- London Kingscross
- London Redbridge
- Scotland
- Newcastle
- Manchester
- Birmingham
- Coventry
- Leicester
- Swansea
- Bhaktivedanta Manor

Iskcon in Ireland

- Belfast
- Inis Rath
- Dublin
- Govindas Dublin
- Ratha Yatra Dublin

Iskcon UK Services

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- Bhaktivedanta Manor Primary School
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News from January 2010

Parakeets flock to Manor

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A small flock of Parakeets has been flying around the trees of Bhaktivedanta Manor and feasting on the winter berries. The tropical birds, which are most commonly found in Africa and Asia, seem to have taken up roost in England. The RSPB estimates almost 5,000 Ringnecked Parakeets are now present in the south east of […]


Can a vegetarian diet improve or restore health?

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Can it prevent certain diseases? Advocates of vegetarianism have said yes for many years, although they didn’t have much support from modern science until recently. Now, medical researchers have discovered evidence of a link between meat-eating and such killers as heart disease and cancer, so they’re giving vegetarianism another look. Since the 1960s, scientists have […]


Youth Club

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Youth Club Since the beginning of June 1999 we have started a youth group at the temple. It is held on alternate Sundays, from 4 to 6. We start by singing a couple of bhajans, followed by a discussion on the topic we are studying. After that, the 10 offences are repeated and the whole […]


Ekadasi

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The meaning of Ekadasi Ekadasi is a day of austerity regularly observed by those who follow sanatana-dharma or Krishna consciousness. “Eka” means “one” and dasi is the feminine form of the word “dasa”, which means “ten”. Ekadasi is thus the eleventh day of both the dark and light fortnight of each month. On these special […]


Vegetarianism

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Are you one of those growing number of people who have decided that meat eating is wrong whichever way you look at it – either morally, ethically, economically, spiritually or for health reasons? If the answer is no, consider the following facts: Moral and Ethical reasons In 2000 in the UK 700 million innocent animals […]


The brahmanas and the cows, must be given all protection

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namo brahmanya-devaya go-brahmana-hitaya ca jagad-dhitaya krsnaya govindaya namo namah “My Lord, You are the well-wisher of the cows and the brahmanas, and You are the well-wisher of the entire human society and world.” (Vishnu Purana 1.19.65) In this prayer special mention is made of teh protection of the cows and brahmanas. Brahmanas are the symbol […]


Caring for cows

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The Vedic sciptures and the Hindu tradition stress that humans depend so much on our relationship with cows and bulls. The gentle and innocent cow is our mother, for she nourishes us with life-giving milk. The powerful bull is our father, producing grains in the fields. We must treat all life as sacred, but we […]


Festivals – Experience a Cultural Carnival

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With festivals, everyone gets stuck in to put on a show that will leave you feeling blissful from the great kirtan (spiritual music), intrigued by the interactive discussions, overweight from the culinary delights and altogether mesmerised! The festivals are generally coordinated by the temples at which IPS has bases: Bhaktivedanta Manor (Watford), Birmingham, Leicester, or […]


ISKCON Pandava Sena

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Curious about spirituality but tired of religious dogma? Inquisitive about God and what the supreme personality may be like? Looking for a solution to the frustration experienced in this world? Wondering if ancient wisdom has anything relevant to say about life today? Persuaded by science and opposed to blind faith? ISKCON Pandava Sena (IPS) is […]


Creating a Display/Shrine

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You can make displays for the classroom, corridor, foyer or elsewhere. They are particularly useful for special projects/days or multicultural events. They are a creative activity for your pupils, and can be linked to a relevant scheme of work. They also help inform others about the work of the RE department, and stimulate interest in […]


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