Read And Explore
Below are some of the devotees who have left our association here at Bhaktivedanta Manor. Our aim is honour and celebrate them.
Is this a complete list? No – the list is a work in progress; we know many devotees have passed away over the years. So, we have made a start.
Do you know someone who is missing from the site? If you would like to see someone added to the list please let us know.
From the late 1970s, Krishnananda das served at Bhaktivedanta Manor and for the whole of ISKCON UK in the area of Public Relations / Communications. He was known as a hard worker and did some excellent service which included television documentaries and meeting Royalty. He was also excellent at public and legal matters.
Mahesh Dhokia was an unassuming devotee with a big heart. Whether it was the pilgrims he met at the temple, the customers who came to his shop, or the family and friends who attended his unique spiritual gatherings at home, everyone was conquered by his care, compassion and kindness. He exuded positivity and goodness, spreading spiritual hope and inspiration wherever he went.
Naresh Prabhu will be remembered for his regular attendance on Sundays. Particularly, for his dedication in serving prasadam regularly and bringing offerings for their Lordships.
Priya Sakhi Dasi (Panna Rasiklal Mulji) lead a life of devotion to Krishna and selfless service. She was loved by everyone and was a committed member of the community where she used to bake cookies for Radharani’s bakery on a weekly basis, as well as lead the bakery tent at Janmastami.
A very prominent and committed member of Bhaktivedanta Manor, whose extraordinary contribution of over 35 years of service spans throughout the UK, Europe and India.
Srutidharma Das gave his life selflessly and wholeheartedly in the service of Srila Prabhupada and Radha Gokulananda. For forty years he was a major pillar of the activities and achievements of Bhaktivedanta Manor, a genuinely warm and affectionate brother and spiritual teacher to thousands, and a sadhu who united all in service to Krishna, the Lord of his life.
Manohar Krishna’s smile, laughter and sense of optimism will be sorely missed by many devotees in the community of Bhaktivedanta Manor. He would often invite devotees to his home and offer to help them in some way. That especially applied to devotees that may have been struggling or just wanted to talk to someone. He became well-known to the temple devotees and wider congregation.
Ram Tirtha Das always was serving in the Japa area during festivals helping people take up chanting.
Ishvari dasi was always thinking about what new preparations to make for Lord Krishna and would then serve them to the devotees. She used to cook for the deities on Sundays and at festivals.
Smita was a dedicated devotee serving in Radharani’s Bakery & Gift Shop for over 25 years. She was the Team Leader for the Bazaar area at Janmashtami.