Entries by Tulsi Seva

Maha Shivaratri

Celebrated either February or March, Shiva (Lord Shiva), ratri (night), Shivaratri meaning night of Lord Shiva. According to the ancient Hindu text Srimad Bhagavatam 4.4.14 Shiva means Auspicious. Once Parvati asked, “O adorable lord, which of the many rituals observed in your honour pleases you the most.” The Lord replied, “the fourteenth night of the new […]

Sir John Leman

Perfect for our learners, whom had never been to a Hindu place of worship before and an excellent contrast to Swaminaryan with regards to being Hindu yet a different denomination within Hinduism. Everything was just fantastic and our students thought the world of everyone they came into contact with. It was simply brilliant and a […]

Vasant Panchami

Vasant (or sometimes Basant) Panchami marks the beginning of spring. The festival usually falls during February and March. It is one of two spring festivals the second being Holi. Vasant meaning spring and Panchami means the fifth day. In northern India Vasant Panchami is celebrated with kite festivals. The colour yellow is associated with this festival and […]

Dunmow St. Mary’s Primary

October 2016 visit feedback from the Year 5 class teacher Seeing the shrine Score: 5 Strength: It was a pleasure to hear the children of Bhaktivedanta Manor School singing and playing music at the end. It was a powerful experience for our children who don’t often experience that kind of communal joy. Organisation on the day, […]

Nobel School

June 2016 year 8 feedback Booking procedure Score: 5 Strength: Suggestions: Organisation on the day, including timetable Score: 5 Strength: Suggestions: Main presentation(s) A) Pitching for audience (for age, background, etc) Score: 5 Strength: Suggestions: B) Relevance and accessibility Score: 4 Strength: Suggestions: C) Academic or information content Score: 4 Strength: The meditation sessions were […]

Royal Masonic School for Girls

May 2016 feedback form Booking procedure Score: 5 Strength: Suggestions: Organisation on the day, including timetable Score: 5 Strength: Suggestions: Main presentation(s) A) Pitching for audience (for age, background, etc) Score: 5 Strength: Lovely range of activities for the year group Suggestions: B) Relevance and accessibility Score: 4 Strength: The hands on sessions were good […]

Galley Hill Primary & Nursery

February 2016 trip feedback form: Booking procedure Score: 5 Strength: All information was clear and easily accessible.Organisation on the day, including timetable Score: 5 Strength: The day was very well organised with the children being moved between activities at pace so that they never got bored. The balance of different types of activities was perfect […]

The Henrietta Barnett School

Year 7 – December 2015 Booking procedure Score: 5 Strength: Very helpful Organisation on the day, including timetable Score: 5 Strength: Everyone was excellent a really well organized day especially as we were late arriving Main presentation(s) A) Pitching for audience (for age, background, etc) Score: 5 Strength: The talk was excellent pitched at the […]