As of Tuesday June 2, 2020, the Alachua Hare Krishna Temple is still closed for general visitors during the week, but open for public Deity darshan on Sundays between 4:15 pm and 6:30 pm, with everyone required to wear face masks and stay socially distanced, six feet apart.  Individual community members and their immediate family may sign up to lead kirtans during arati worship ceremony time slots during the week, limited to one person or one family at a time.  For details, please read our current temple newsletter.

Their Lordships Sri Sri Radha Shyamsundara, Sri Sri Krishna Balaram and Sri Sri Gaura Nitai continue to receive Their daily aratis and offerings, and currently only the scheduled pujari (priest) comes into the temple to perform their service, and leaves immediately afterwards. A CD of Srila Prabhupada singing is being played throughout the day, with live kirtans resuming as individual community members sign up in advance to lead them with their immediate family members, observing strict social distancing rules. The morning class is broadcast online via our YouTube channel, where you can hear all of our classes and view deity darshans daily, www.youtube.com/alachuatemple.

We are taking all precautions to keep you safe, to follow Alachua county restrictions in place, and we ask for full cooperation from our large, loving community. Except for those who have been assigned a specific service, such as leading an arati kirtan, DO NOT COME OVER to the property outside of the Sunday Darshan times, 4:15 pm through 6:30 pm on Sundays only. Unless you’re the person or family assigned to lead mangal-arati kirtan, DO NOT come for japa, or at other times to look in the temple windows. Please stay home, stay safe and susbscribe to our YouTube channel  www.youtube.com/alachuatemple.

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  • Temple Schedule

    • 4:30am – Mangala Arati
    • 5:10am – Tulasi Puja
    • 7:20am – Sringara Arati and Guru Puja
    • 8:00am – Srimad Bhagavatam Class
    • 9:00am – Breakfast
    • 12:00pm – Raja Bhoga Arati
    • 12:30pm – Curtains Close and Lunch
    • 4:15pm – Curtains Open, Dhupa Arati
    • 6:30pm – Sandhya Arati
    • 7:10pm – Curtains Closed
    • 8:50pm – Sayana Arati (Deities go to Sleep)
    • 9:10pm – Curtains Close

    Curtains are open for extended time (7:20 AM – 7:20 PM) on Sundays and major Festival days.  

    Sunday Program Schedule

    • 7:20 am – 7:20 pm Deity Darshan
    • 4:15 pm Arati and Kirtan
    • 5:15 pm Gita Lecture
    • 6:00 pm Feast Prasadam
    • 8:50 pm Sayana Arati
    • 9:10 pm Curtains Closed
  • SB Class Schedule

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We’re located in Alachua, 3 miles from Exit 399 off Interstate 75, just north or Gainesville.