Iskcon in the UK

- London Soho
- London S.Norwood
- 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

Restaurants in UK & Ireland


Iskcon UK Services

- IES
- London
- Pandava Sena
- Rathayatra
- Bhaktivedanta Manor Primary School
- New Gokul
- MWW


Visitor Locations


Page added on February 8, 2013

Jiva Pati Prabhu- – A Life of Dedication

1,253 views Jiva Pati Prabhu- – A Life of Dedication thumbnail

Jiva Pati Dasa Brahmacari passed away peacefully at 10.22 am 0n February 8th in Watford Hospital. He was surrounded by devotees.


For the last two months he’d had a persistent chest infection and a cough and was under the care of two doctors. On being admitted to Watford Hospital on Friday 1st he was diagnosed as having septicaemia. This led to kidney failure and he was placed on dialysis. Liver complications led to further organ failure and on Tuesday 5th he was placed on a ventilator. On Thursday the doctors were still hopeful of his recovery, but on Friday morning they told the devotees that Jiva Pati’s time was short.
At the time of his passing, he was decorated with flower garlands and other sacred items, with many Brahmacaris from the ashram surrounding him. Srila Prabhupada’s voice was playing and the joined voices of the devotees sang in kirtan. Srutidharma and Pranabandhu stood to either side of him.
Jiva Pati came to this country in 1979 from Chicago. He served Sri Sri Radha Gokulananda for decades as a pujari, for eleven hours a day, seven days a week, from waking the Deities in the morning to putting them to rest at night. At 69 years, he was the oldest male priest at Bhaktivedanta Manor.

Jiva Pati Prabhu

Jiva Pati Prabhu


There will be three nights of kirtan to mark his passing beginning this evening and ending on Sunday evening, 7.30 until 9.30 pm. On Friday night there will be some words from Chandramauli Swami from 8.45-9.00pm followed by kirtan for the arati.


The dates and location of the Funeral Service will be announced imminently. As part of the Funeral Service Jiva Pati’s body will be brought the Manor and devotees will have an opportunity to pay their last respects. The cremation will be held thereafter. The Memorial Service will take place at the Manor and a celebration of Jiva Pati Prabhu’s life, the event will conclude in a feast in his honour.



Comments are closed.


Vegetarianism, Retreats and more

Can a vegetarian diet improve or restore health?

Can a vegetarian diet improve or restore health?
Since the 1960s, scientists have suspected that a meat-based diet is somehow related to the development of arteriosclerosis and heart disease.

Lake Island Retreats

Lake Island Retreats
Discover your relationship with your body, mind and soul. Includes Yoga, meditation, massage options, walking and Eastern philosophy.

Hare Krishna Island

Hare Krishna Island
The island is 7 miles from Belturbet in north Co. Cavan and 7 miles from Lisnaskea in south Co. Fermanagh




  • Most Users Ever Online Is 140 On October 4, 2011 @ 11:11 pm

UPCOMING EVENTS

Click here to see full calendar To add your Iskcon-UK event click here

MESSAGE BOARD



Search


LATEST NEWS HEADLINES

ALSO IN THE NEWS

Plans for Increasing Book Distribution thumbnail Plans for Increasing Book Distribution

From the Governing Body Commission of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Editor’s note: This is the 304 of the 2014 GBC resolutions. You can find the Minutes Of The 2014 Annual General Meeting in our archives section or directly here) Whereas in some parts of the world book distribution is not increasing (and even […]

MORE STORIES

Anti Racism Demo Trafalgar Square London thumbnail Anti Racism Demo Trafalgar Square London

ADVERTISING

ADVERTISING Click here to see advertised ISKCON projects and devotee business on this site

Vaishnava Calendar Reminder Service

Vaishnava Calendar Reminder Service Reminders sent to your email about upcoming events - Ekadasi, Festivals, etc. Click to subscribe.

MORE NEWS HEADLINES

Count per Day

  • 274033Total visitors:
  • 47Visitors today:
  • 202Visitors yesterday:
  • 1359Visitors last week:
  • 187Visitors per day:
  • January 13, 2010Counter starts on: