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URGENT – temple closure

Dear all

This is to inform you that the temple is now closed to the public until further notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. There will be no Sunday programmes or any other functions held at the temple from now on. Please refrain from visiting the temple until you hear from us. We will let you know when the situation changes

ISKCON Belfast

Gaura Purnima festival

Gaura Purnima – the Appearance Day of Lord Chaitanya. Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu is known as mahā-vadānyāvatāra, the most magnanimous incarnation of the Lord. We would like to request all of you to attend this most auspicious festival to receive the mercy of the Lord. The schedule will be as follows:

Date: Sunday 8th of March
4.00 pm              Kirtan
4.30 pm              Abhisheka
5.30 pm              Class by Gaurahari prabhu
6.30 pm              Gaura Arati
7.00 pm              Prasadam feast

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Sree at

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“The importance of forgiveness” event in Belfast

The programme will consist of a mantra meditation session, a talk by Mother Bhagavati and will conclude with a delicious vegetarian meal. Everyone is welcome to attend

Lord Nityananda’s Appearance Day celebration

Lord Nityananda appeared as Lord Chaitanya’s principal associate for spreading congregational chanting of the holy names of the Lord and to bring the mercy of Lord Krishna to all the fallen, materially conditioned souls. Nityananda Prabhu, who is identical with Lord Balarama, is considered to be the original guru for all of mankind. We would like to invite everyone to join us on this auspicious occasion

Temple closed this Sunday & event in Belfast

Dear all

This is to inform you that the temple will be closed this Sunday 26th of January and there will be no Sunday feast programme. This is due to the fact that devotees will be attending an event in town – Republic Day of India Celebraions 2020. The Sunday feast will resume the following Sunday.

If you happen to be in Belfast on the day, please fell free to see us at our stall. We will be selling devotional books and paraphernalia, as well as speaking to the members of the public about Krishna Consciousness.

Here are the details:

Date: Sunday 26th of January
Time: 3pm-5pm
Address: St Mary Magdalene Parish Hall, Donegall Pass, Belfast BT7 1BU

Outreach event “Understanding Time – the ultimate controller”

Date: Saturday 11th of January at 6.30pm
Venue: 6 Mount Charles, Belfast BT7 1NZ

Everyone is welcome to attend.
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Christmas & New Year’s Day Schedule

As per the the annual tradition, ISKCON Belfast is organising Christmas and New Year’s Day programmes this year. The schedule will consist of a 2 hour kirtan, followed by arati and will conclude with a special prasadam feast. This is a great opportunity to start the New Year on an auspicious note. Please come an join us!

Please note that there will be no public transport on the Christmas Day (apart from taxis), so you might want to ask other devotees for a lift or share a taxi.