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Appearance of Srila Prabhupada

September 8, 2023


Friday 8 August 2023

His Divine Grace, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896-1977) is widely regarded as the world’s pre-eminent exponent of the teachings and practices of bhakti-yoga to the Western world. The appearance of Srila Prabhupada, the Founder-Acharya of The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), is celebrated joyfully by devotees around the world with heartfelt appreciations and chanting of the holy names of the Lord, reflecting on his profound influence on their lives.

Schedule (Subject to change)

Temple Room

4:30am – Mangal Arati by Srila Prabhupada
7am – Guru Puja
7:30am – Deity Greeting (Darshan)
8am – Class by Srila Prabhupada
8:45am – Proceed to Sri Krishna Haveli with Srila Prabhupada

Sri Krishna Haveli

9am – Welcome address by Visakha Dasi
9:10am – Presentation of Vyasa-puja books to Srila Prabhupada with Gurvastakam prayers
9.30am Song ‘The Lover of the Lord’ by the Gurukula
9:40am – Song ‘A Tribute to Srila Prabhupada’ by Madhuri Yamuna Dasi and friends
9:50am – Offerings by devotees
12pm – Abhishek of Srila Prabhupada
1pm – Guru puja and pushpanjali
2pm – Feast (Served in Sri Krishna Haveli, Seva Hall)


4pm – Sacred Street Party in Watford Town Centre (book distribution and harinam sankirtan)

Srila Prabhupada’s room

6pm onwards – Offerings by devotees



  • Parking will be in the fields
  • Tickets not required

Frequently asked questions

No ticket is required. Free for all to attend.

Yes. Free parking will be available all day.

Bhaktivedanta Manor
Hilfield Lane
Sat-Nav: WD25 8HE

Note: Entrance to temple is via Hilfield Lane only. There is no entrance to the temple through Letchmore Heath village. For driving, use approximate driving postcode WD25 8HE and follow road signs. Do not use WD25 8EZ, as this will lead you to a nearby village.

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Bhaktivedanta Manor
01923 851 000
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Bhaktivedanta Manor
Hilfield Lane
Watford, WD258EZ United Kingdom
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