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Letting out the cows (Go Mochana Utsava)

April 30, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Sunday 30 April 2023 | New Gokul Farm

Please note: if the weather conditions are not suitable, this event may be postponed

‘Go Mochana Utsava‘ means ‘the festival of letting the cows out’. After a long winter stay inside the barns, the cows and oxen will be released into the fields and pastures. Their Lordships Sri Sri Radha Gokulananda will be gracing everyone with Their presence, coming all the way from Their altar just to see Their favourite cows and enjoy the spectacle of seeing them leap with joy and stretch themselves after their long winter months inside the barns.


9:45am – Radha Gokulananda Vihara Yatra (Deity Procession starting from the Temple Room)

10:10am – Swagata Seva (Welcoming the Deities to the Goshala)

10:15am – Navanaivedya Seva (9 bhoga offerings made with Goshala milk)

10:20am – Arati Seva

10:30am – Pravachan

10:45am – Go Mochana (Letting the cows out)

11:15am – Prasadam Seva (Refreshments)

Frequently asked questions

No ticket is required. Free for all to attend.

Yes. Free parking will be available all day.

Address Bhaktivedanta Manor Hilfield Lane Watford 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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April 30, 2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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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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