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ISKCON SCOTLAND, KARUNA BHAVAN temple is inviting Devotees to Volunteer

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Would you like to:

1) add more meaning to your life?

2) go deeper in your Krishna Consciousness?

3) develop your devotional qualities?

4) contribute your energy to an organic eco farm in the temple environment?

5) expand your practical skill base?

6) be a part of Krishna Conscious Community?

If yes, this opportunity is for you!

What we are looking for:

– strong interest in Krishna Consciousness

– Punctuality, Cleanliness, Spirit of Cooperation and Willingness to Learn

– 6h service per day – 6 days / week

– minimum 4 rounds and 4 regs

– minimum commitment of three months

What we offer:

– Shared accommodation

– Three meals / day

– Opportunity to live away from the city in a devotional and eco environment

– Opportunity for association of devotees

About our Deities

Sri Sri Khoda Nitai Mayapur Shashi are the presiding deities at Karuna Bhavan. They were originally fashioned in New Vrindavan, West Virginia and were worshipped for the first time at the Berkeley Temple in San Francisco, USA. They arrived on the auspicious day of Ram Navami at Glasgow Airport in the spring of 1996. As it was meant to be, the Customs on Glasgow Airport stamped the papers for Their official entry at sunset, the time of Lord Rama’s appearance, making Their entry all the more auspicious and special. They were then brought to Karuna Bhavan, where They have since been the presiding deities for all of Scotland.

About Sri Tulsinath and 1800+ Shaligram Shilas.

A group of devotees from Karuna Bhavan travelled to the Gandaki river in Nepal to look for shaligram shilas to take back to Scotland and worship. After collecting a considerable amount they came across one beautiful and large shila. The devotees tried to return Him to the gandaki river but after many attempts seemed the Lord was manifesting His own will to go to Scotland. On the auspicious day of Nrsimha Caturdasi, Sri Tulsinath made His appearance at Karuna Bhavan- as the master of Srimati Tulasi devi and the pradan shila amongst the other 1800+ shilas.

About Karuna Bhavan

Karuna Bhavan temple was started in 1987 and has developed into 8 acre estate that runs various projects such as:

1) Krishna Eco Farm – our environmental project officially launched in 2012.

2) Food For Scotland – prasad distribution project.

3) Kirtan Scotland – Kirtan outreach project.

4) OM Sweet Om – outreach centre in Glasgow city centre.

5) Bhakti Yoga Academy – this year we are launching our educational and retreat project.

If you would like to apply or if you have any queries about this opportunity, please contact us at

Yours sincerely,

Karuna Bhavan Temple Team

ISKCON Scotland Ltd, Registered Charity No. SC001127
Karuna Bhavan, Bankhouse Road, Lesmahagow, ML11 0ES

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