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From a Miracle to a Dream

Added on Thursday 23rd May 2013

From a Miracle to a Dream

Hare Krishna,

As part of our Gaura Purnima celebrations, we launched our £2 million fundraising campaign for the renovation of Granby Street, our new centre, located at the heart of the City. Though our planning process still continues, with a lot of positive and encouraging feedback, our fundraising now needs to become more focused and energetic. And, I’d like to invite everyone to get involved in this service.

Why £2 million?

‘It will be a wonderful preaching centre.’ HH Kadamba Kanana Swami.

First and foremost, the new centre is home to our dear Lordships, Sri Sri Jagannatha, Baladev, Subadra, Sri Sri Panca Tattva and Srila Prabhupada. Then all our community, outreach, festival and educational activities will develop, attracting and facilitating spiritual development for people from many walks of life. The Granby Street site will become an attractive community hub, offering:

A beautiful temple hall
A restaurant
A heritage room
A function room

A Campaign for Everyone

'This is a huge opportunity given to us by Krishna to grow and to develop.' HH Sacinanandan Swami.

The fundraising campaign is being launched so that we can engage everyone, everywhere. We will use Facebook to get the message out and to instantly connect with all our individual networks. The Facebook page will have a video link and a clear message about our campaign. For this to be successful, we have to tell all our friends all over the world! Encourage them, prod them, poke them, sell to them the importance and value of supporting our campaign. Of course, there is immense spiritual benefit in being part of opening a temple for Lord Krishna.

We all have to give something

‘This is one of the most majestic buildings in the city for our movement to promote the glories of Krishna. No matter how insignificant your contribution is, it is not insignificant when it comes to serving Krishna. Remember drops of water fill up the ocean, so let’s all get together, with whatever our ability is, let’s try our best to bring Krishna to Leicester.’ HH Bhakti Charu Swami.

The pleasure of having Granby Street as the new home of our Lordships would not have been possible without the generous gift offered by one family. It is now our duty to do the rest. ISKCON Leicester is our service to Srila Prabhupada and each of us has a part to play. Whether you give a little or more according to your capacity please give something.

Please visit our campaign video on: From a Miracle to a Dream

Here’s how we can give:

Online, follow this link and follow the simple steps:

Just Giving Donation

Using your Mobile Phone: Text RAMA08 £10 to 70070 (to donate £10 or enter another amount, maximum £10 via text and for UK networks only

Wishing you a very happy Gaura Purnima! And thank you very much for being a part of this great campaign.

Your servant,
Pradyumna das
President, ISKCON Leicester

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