Baby and toddler group

Baby and toddler group

The Bal Gopal Club is a baby and toddler group for under 5s and their guardians, based at Bhaktivedanta Manor. The children learn stories from the scriptures through movement, song, actions and sensory play. They also cover stories about little Krishna, Hanuman, Ramayana, upcoming festivals, Bhagavad Gita and more! After the session the children and guardians are welcome to stay and play with the facilities in the room, and take advantage of the 12:30pm Raj Bhoga Arti in the Temple room. The sessions are on Wednesdays at 10am and open to anyone. They are free of charge. Please contact Aditya...

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Worthy projects supported by the Manor

Worthy projects supported by the Manor

Every year Bhaktivedanta Manor’s Temple Council selects applicants to receive grants towards a variety of worthy projects. This year the Manor supported the following exciting projects: ISKCON Youth Euro Bus Tour 2024 ISKCON Youth Bus Tours have been run since 1995 and has been vital in inspiring many members of the next generation. About fifty youth travel for one month visiting 12 ISKCON temples across 9 European countries.  They participate in harinam sankirtan (public chanting) in the local towns, help with mini festivals and of course, kirtan. The program makes new global connections and deepens spirituality through sanga. Sri Mayapur...

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Deputy Prime Minister visits Hare Krishna Primary School

Deputy Prime Minister visits Hare Krishna Primary School

The Hare Krishna Primary School (Gurukul) invited the Deputy Prime Minister the Rt Hon Oliver Dowden MP to make a special visit, as it is such an unique school which lies within his constituency of Hertsmere. They wanted him to see the importance of a spiritual education and the difference it makes to the students and their families. Mr Dowden was taken on tour of the school by the Headteacher Gunacuda dasi, who explained the aims and values of the school: To provide a Krishna conscious education in a nurturing environment where children feel safe and can develop their happy personalities and good...

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Friendship Group

Friendship Group

The Friendship Group is a weekly gathering aimed at devotees who are at least 50 years old. It is an opportunity for participants to socialise and keep active within a devotional environment.

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Navadvip Chandra das- President of ISKCON South London

Navadvip Chandra das- President of ISKCON South London

Navadvip Chandra das, one of the Manor’s senior brahmacaris recently took up a new role as Temple President of ISKCON South London. Around 40 years ago, devotees based at Bhaktivedanta Manor regularly stayed in the Croydon area and set up the foundations of Krishna Consciousness there.  The temple in Enmore Road, Norwood, celebrated its 35th anniversary last year. “I feel the role gives me an opportunity to help nurture and grow the wonderful community of devotees in South London.  Srila Prabhupada’s mission is important everywhere, and especially in the borough of Croydon, devotees have been very sweetly carrying out service...

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