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Welcome to the live webcast from New Gokula, the Hare Krishna temple in Vancouver, BC, Canada. The cameras broadcast a new live image every 20 seconds. Click on the image for a larger view. Sometimes there’s not much to see: the temple interior, the decorative gates. At other times you can see the deities (sacred forms) of Krishna, or devotees gathered for chanting or a class.
Deity Viewing (Darshan)
4:30 am – 5:00 am
7:00 am – 12:30 pm
4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The altar curtains are open at specific times throughout the day for viewing Their Lordships. Please note that the curtains are also closed for a about 15 minutes prior to the arati while the priest (pujari) makes the offering to the Deities.
Sunday Feast Schedule
5:30 pm Gaura Arati
5:55 pm Nrishrima Prayers
6:15 pm Bhagavad-Gita Class
7:15 pm Kirtan & Interactive Arati
8:00 pm Vegetarian Feast (prasadam)
Evening Temple Schedule
6:30 pm Gaura Arati (5:30 Sundays)
7:00 pm Class (6:15 Sundays)
8:30 pm Evening Dhupa Arati
Every weeknight at 7 pm following the Gaura Arati there are various classes.
4:30 am Mangal Arati
7:00 am Greeting Deities in Their day-time clothes
8:00 am Morning Dhupa Arati
11:45 am Raja Bhoga Arati
4:00 am Afternoon Dhupa Arati
6:30 am Gaura Arati (5:30 Sundays)
8:00 am Evening Dhupa
Their Lordships Sri Sri Radha Madana Mohan, the presiding temple Deities, are offered six aratis throughout the day, as listed above.
They are also bathed each morning and dressed both in the morning in opulent day-time outfits and evening in Their night-time outfits. They are also offered six meals throughout the day prior to the aratis.