Group photo at the 2019 BBT Africa Conference in Kenya About 170 book distributors, temple presidents, GBC members, Bhaktivedanta Book Trust staff and devotees in general viewed the 12th Annual BBT Africa Conference, held online and broadcast at https://www.youtube.com/c/BBTAfrica on Saturday November 6th. Speakers from Kenya, Ghana, South Africa and Mauritius participated in the three-hour conference, which is […]
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A Global interfaith convention was held in the City Montessori School in Lucknow, India, on August 5th, 2021. Frontmen and thinkers of various religions across the globe were part of it. Click to read full article on ISKCON News.
As per August 24, 2021, this is our modified schedule during the pandemic. All visitors must wear face masks and observe social distancing of a minimum of 6 feet between non-family members. We have a maximum occupancy in the temple room of 30-40 persons on designated X-marked spots, first come, first served. Two family members may share one X-marked spot. If all spots are taken, please wait outside until a spot opens up. We are only open during actual arati times, please plan your visit accordingly. Prasad, when available, (such as during the Sunday Feast) will be served in pre-packaged to-go boxes for you to take home with you. No eating on temple property, so that masks can remain on at all times.
- 4:30am – Mangala Arati
- 5:10am – Tulasi Puja, altar closed
- 5:20am – Japa outside, altar closed
- 7:20am – Sringara Arati and Guru Puja
- 8:00am – Srimad Bhagavatam Class
- 9:00am – Temple closed until noon
- 12:00pm – Raja Bhoga Arati
- 12:30pm – Temple closed until 4:15 pm
- 4:15pm – Dhupa Arati
- 6:30pm – Sandhya Arati
- 7:00pm – Temple closed for the day
Sunday Program Schedule
All visitors are required to wear face masks and remain socially distanced at least 6 feet from non-family members. If you, or anyone in your household, is not feeling well, please stay home and watch our program live on the ISKCON Alachua Temple YouTube channel.
- 4:00-6:30 pm Gift Shop open
- 4:15 pm – 6:30 pm Arati and kirtan with a continuous flow of visitors filing through the temple room for darshan of Their Lordships. You can stay for a few minutes and participate in the kirtan by standing physically distanced on the yellow X marks on the temple room floor. If all X spots are taken, please wait outside until one opens up. You can pick up a boxed prasad plate to-go at the exit gate in your car on the way out.
- 7:00 pm Temple closed
- Prasad will be distributed, 4:30 – 6:30 pm, in pre-packaged to-go boxes from the tent in the parking lot, where you can pick it up on your way out. No eating on temple property.
SB Class Schedule