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We are fully open

Saturday, October 2nd, 2021

From Monday, 4th October 2021, tickets will not be required to visit or worship at Bhaktivedanta Manor on a day-to-day basis, and all current restrictions will be removed.

Tickets / bookings will remain in place for major festival days (see below) to ensure that adequate measures are made to receive everyone. 

  • Dusshera Sunday 17th Oct from 2pm-7:30pm 2021
  • Annakuta / Govardhan Puja – Friday 5th November 2021
  • Diwali festival – Sunday 7th November 2021
  • New Years Day – Saturday 1st January 2022
  • Gaura Purnima / Holi
  • Rama Navami
  • Janmashtami

Visiting Hours

Monday – Saturday:
10am – 1pm & 4pm – 7:30pm

Sunday:
10am – 7:30pm

Note:  Visiting hours are recommended for a full experience including darshan, farm, café, shop, and assistance from devotees. Temple grounds and building will remain open at other times including arati and darshan times.

Café / Bakery / Shop / Goshalla (Farm)

Open during visiting hours (see above)

Arati and Darshan times

You are welcome to visit during any of the worship times below:

Arati  Time Darshan Closes
Mangala Arati 4.30 am 5.00 am
Darshan Arati 7.00 am 7.45 am
Dhup Arati 8.15 am 11.50 am
Raj Bhoga Arati 12.30 pm 1.00 pm *
Dhup Arati 4.20 pm 6.30 pm
Sandhya Arati 7.00 pm 7.30 pm
Shayan Arati 9.00 pm 9.30 pm

Entrance Gates to Bhaktivedanta Manor are locked at 9:30pm

Other notes:

YOU SHOULD ACCESS OUR FRONT GATE VIA THE A41 AND SANDY LANE. PLEASE AVOID DRIVING THROUGH THE LOCAL VILLAGES AND NOTE THAT THERE IS NO ACCESS TO OUR SITE THAT WAY

Please enjoy these short inspirational videos:

Snana Yatra

Monday, July 19th, 2021

It’s been 13 years since Lord Jagannath’s Snana Yatra at Bhaktivedanta Manor. Come bathe the Lord in the Sri Krishna Haveli at Bhaktivedanta Manor.  London Rathayatra will take place on Sunday 8th August www.rathayatra.co.uk

10:30-13:00 Abhishek of Lord Jaganannath, Baladeva & Lady Subhadra

14:00-16:30 Arti & Hathi Vesha (elephant outfit) Darshan

16:30 Lord Jagannath leaves Bhaktivedanta Manor

Please Note:

  • You must have a ticket
  • Please arrive at your allocated time.
  • Entrance via Sri Krishna Haveli
  • We strongly advise that Masks must be worn indoors at all times.
  • No bowing down or sitting down
  • After abhishek you can go to the temple room for darshan
tickets for Snana Yatra

KINDLY NOTE: YOU MUST HAVE A TICKET & A MASK TO ENTER THE TEMPLE. 

What to expect on arrival

In line with our risk assessment and COVID plan, you and your travelling party will need to:

1. Have a valid booking – WITHOUT A VALID TICKET FOR ALL OF YOUR TRAVELLING PARTY YOU WILL NOT BE PERMITTED ENTRY

Visitors are to arrive 10 minutes prior to their time on the ticket. You will not be allowed entrance to the site if you arrive earlier.

2. Have your individual temperatures checked with a simple non-touch thermometer. If anyone in your party exceeds the normal temperature of >37.8c degrees or more, your party WILL NOT BE PERMITTED ACCESS. If you do not have symptoms and history of contact, you will then proceed to the car park.

3. For everyone’s safety, please strictly follow the instructions of the volunteers

It is strongly advised that face masks be worn for the duration of your visit.

4. Devotees will guide you through the Abhishek:

5. Maintain social distancing between you and other individuals i.e. 2m gap  (families can stand together)

6. Please try and avoid touching any surfaces

COVID19 checklist Please complete this checklist every time you visit the temple.· If you answer YES to any of the questions then please stay at home· If you answer NO to all the questions then please visit the temple.Today or in the last 14 days…

  • Do you have/have you had a fever (>37.8c)? Yes / No
  • Do you have/have you had any of the following new symptoms: cough, sore throat, loss of smell or taste, aches and pains, flu-like symptoms, diarrhoea? Yes / No
  • Have you tested POSITIVE for COVID19? Yes / No
  • Has anyone in your household or your contacts had (or does anyone currently have) new : fever, cough, sore throat, loss of smell or taste, aches and pains, flu-like symptoms, diarrhoea? Yes / No
  • Has anyone in your household or your contacts been tested positive for COVID19? Yes / No

Early Morning Programme

Monday, June 21st, 2021

We’re happy to announce that, starting from Monday, 4th October 2021, tickets will not be required to visit or worship at Bhaktivedanta Manor on a day-to-day basis, and that all current restrictions will be removed.

Tickets / bookings will remain in place for major festival days to ensure that adequate measures are made to receive everyone. Please read below for clarification on specifics.

Early Morning Programme (4:30am-9am)

Is the early morning programme open to everyone?

Yes, by booking a ticket you can attend any day of the week. You will need to show proof of a negative LFT test taken in the last 72 hours & face masks/coverings are strongly recommended (unless exempt) in enclosed spaces. (test kits available at the temple)

Do we have to wear masks?
Face Masks/ Coverings are strongly recommended (unless exempt) in enclosed spaces.

Can we visit Srila Prabhupada’s Rooms?
Srila Prabhupada’s Rooms are accessible during the morning programme, specific events and courses.

Will breakfast be served to those who come to the morning programme?
Breakfast is only available on Sundays.

What time should we come?

For Mangal Arati & Japa, please arrive betweeen 4:15-4:45

For Gurupuja & Class, Please arrive between 6:45-7:15

Please Note:

  • Entrance via Darshan Marquee
  • Proof of Negative Lateral Flow Test done in last 3 days (photo / message / card) on arrival – (alternatively test kits will be provided, arrive 20 minutes early to do the test on site)
  • Face Masks/ Coverings are strongly recommended (unless exempt) in enclosed spaces.

2 Parts (book the parts that you will attend)

Mangal Arati & Japa– (4:30am – 6:50am)

Deity Greeting, Guru Puja & Class– (6:55am – 9:00am)

tickets for Early morning programme

(tickets are released on Fridays)

KINDLY NOTE: YOU MUST HAVE A TICKET & A MASK TO ENTER THE TEMPLE. 

What to expect on arrival

In line with our risk assessment and COVID plan, you and your travelling party will need to:

1. Show your valid ticket – WITHOUT A VALID TICKET FOR ALL OF YOUR TRAVELLING PARTY YOU WILL NOT BE PERMITTED ENTRY

Visitors are to arrive 10 minutes prior to their time on the ticket. You will not be allowed entrance to the site if you arrive earlier.

2. Have your individual temperatures checked with a simple non-touch thermometer. If anyone in your party exceeds the normal temperature of >37.8c degrees or more, your party WILL NOT BE PERMITTED ACCESS. If you do not have symptoms and history of contact, you will then proceed to the car park.

3. For everyone’s safety, please strictly follow the instructions of the volunteers

It is absolutely mandatory that face masks be worn for the duration of your visit.

4. Devotees will guide you through the morning programme. 

COVID19 checklist Please complete this checklist every time you visit the temple.· If you answer YES to any of the questions then please stay at home· If you answer NO to all the questions then please visit the temple.Today or in the last 14 days…

  • Do you have/have you had a fever (>37.8c)? Yes / No
  • Do you have/have you had any of the following new symptoms: cough, sore throat, loss of smell or taste, aches and pains, flu-like symptoms, diarrhoea? Yes / No
  • Have you tested POSITIVE for COVID19? Yes / No
  • Has anyone in your household or your contacts had (or does anyone currently have) new : fever, cough, sore throat, loss of smell or taste, aches and pains, flu-like symptoms, diarrhoea? Yes / No
  • Has anyone in your household or your contacts been tested positive for COVID19? Yes / No