Krishna Island Temple needs Heating in this winter
Friends of Krishna Island
The temple, situated on an island in Northern Ireland, needs to keep itself warm during this winter to keep functioning and serve all visitors.
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The Krishna Island is on a lake in county Fermanagh of Northern Ireland, about 2 hours drive from Belfast / Dublin. On the Island the only house is of Hare Krishna, which has been open to devotees and visitors for the last 30 years. It has been a spiritual and cultural hub for all visitors including devotees and Indian community. Every time we visit the temple, we feel welcomed and rejuvenated. The serene and iconic location on an island on the lake amongst the natural surrounding makes it special too.
If you have not visited the temple yet, please watch the video on this page, visit the temple, and experience the divinity yourself. We are sure that you would love the experience.
Urgent appeal for your kind donation
Temple has had its ups and downs. No matter what, despite harsh weather, lack of resources, and remote location, it has stood tall to serve its visitors, and Deity worship has been performed every day by a resident Poojaari. Years of lack of maintenance due to paucity of funds have led to deteriorating situation within the building. Temple, therefore has a long term development plan of 'Govindadwipa New Development'. But now, it needs urgent attention to keep itself heated during harsh winters so that Deities are not cold, it remains inhabitable for Pujaaris, and there is no further deterioration of building due to cold and damp inside.
The old heating system is about 70 years old and has been expanded as and when required. In the last few years, the underground heating didn’t work properly, there were not enough radiators and there were not enough devotees or dry wood to keep the fires lit. A separate wood boiler installed has not been practical either. Now the system needs upgrading so that a viable and sustainable heating source is available to keep Krishna, devotees, visitors, and Pujaaris warm now and in future.
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with gift aid: £18,723.50
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