ISKCON NEWCASTLE (HINDU) TEMPLE
As representatives of ISKCON Educational Services, we offer the following services to schools:
Temple visits or providing a guest visitor to your school
Discussions on Vedic (Hindu) culture and Philosophy. Thought provoking, stimulating even challenging! Clear explanations of a wide range of subjects including: brahman, atma, karma, reincarnation, moksha, samskaras (birth, marriage, etc.), caste system, ISKCON (history, development & lifestyle), puja, Deities, prashad etc. Presentations appropriately pitched with games and teaching aids for lower secondary pupils and stimulating philosophical debate for older students.
Social issues, morality & ethics. Question and answer sessions at the end.
Demonstration of the traditional arati ceremony, worship as practiced by Hindus.
Playing of Indian musical instruments.
Workshops: e.g. dressing up, making garlands, mock weddings etc.
Prashad: traditional vegetarian lunch (temple only) or sample of food.
Temple shop offering a variety of souvenirs and artefacts for both students and teachers.
Assemblies. Lively and relevant talks on topic or theme of your choice.
INSET/Initial Teacher Training
ISKCON Educational Services aims to both support your teaching and maintain our own work in religious, moral & multicultural education. In certain circumstances we can make concessions, e.g. when the RE budget is very low or when we are visiting a distant school and the travel expenses are unusually high. Please feel free to discuss these matters with us.
All charges are subject to VAT@ 17.5%
Visits to the temple
Without lunch £1.50-£3.00 per head depending on details
* Very minimum for groups under 30: - £4.00; under 20: - £5 per head
Visits to your school
Travel expenses: by car; 50p/mile or by public transport: refund of tickets etc
Please make all cheques payable to ISKCON. We offer one month for settling payment, but prefer to do so on the day.
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