Srutidharma das, Sita Rama das and Radha Mohan das represented ISKCON at a special dinner and reception at Lambeth Palace. The event was to celebrate an ongoing series of workshops and courses attended by young people from a variety of different faith backgrounds. The courses are designed to provide participants with useful leadership skills which they can use in their daily lives and within their respective institutions. The initiative, called “Faith and Leadership” is organized by Mr Krish Raval.
The three course dinner, which received compliments from everyone present, was cooked by Lalita Sakhi dasi and others in the kitchens of Bhaktivedanta Manor.
Special guests in attendance included Dr Rowan Williams the Archbishop of Canterbury, Prof David Ford (The Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge), Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP (The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government), Air Marshall Sir David Walker (Master of the Household, Buckingham Palace), Jerry White (Assistant Deputy Secretary of State, Government of the United States of America), Mr Zainul Abideen Rasheed (Former Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore and Currently Singaporean Ambassador to Kuwait), Mr Abdulaziz Abdullah Al-Hinai (Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman in London) and Prof Gorgia Sorenson (Professor of Leadership, University of Maryland & Inaugural Professor of Transformation at the US War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania).