Week Ahead 28 October – 4 November

Dear Friends,   We welcome His Grace Vijaya Prabhu, ISKCON World Book Distribution Minister, today.  Srila Prabhupada, “Regarding sankirtana [street chanting] and book distribution, book distribution is also chanting. Anyone who reads the books that is also chanting and hearing. Why distinguish between chanting and book distribution? These books I have recorded and chanted and more »

Week Ahead 21 – 27 October 2014

Dear Friends,   We celebrate three important festivals in the coming week: Diwali (Thursday, 23 October), commemorating Lord Rama’s return to Ayodhya; Govardhan-puja and Go-puja (Friday, 24 October), re-enacting the occasion when Lord Krishna engaged the inhabitants of Vrindavan in worshipping the sacred Govardhan Hill and the Lord’s beloved cows; and the most sacred and blessed occasion more »

Week Ahead 14 – 21 October

Dear Friends, We celebrate Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple’s 29th Anniversary on Sunday, 19 October. Our prayer is that you all join in our celebration and show gratitude to Sri Sri Radha Radhanath. We invite you to make a pledge of service and gratitude to Sri Sri Radha Radhanath on our Pledge Wall. Whether you more »

Week Ahead 7 – 13 October

Dear Friends, Kartik, the month long divine bhakti sale starts tomorrow, Wednesday 8th October. Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple will be hosting numerous festivals over Kartik notably: Radha-kund Appearance Anniversary (16 October), Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple’s 29th Anniversary (18-19 October), Govardhan-puja (24 October),  and Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Anniversary (27 October).    You are invited to offer a lamp more »

Week Ahead 1 – 8 October 2014

Dear Friends, Renovation News If you visited the temple over the last week you would have noticed the scaffolding construction going up around the two smaller towers. Once the scaffolding is up, the painting will begin. We do have one tower painting sponsored only. We invite you to sponsor a litre of paint. Here is more »

Week Ahead 23 – 28 September

Dear Friends,   Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple will be hosting a BYS Retreat (university student retreat) from Thursday, 25 September until Saturday, 27 September. Students from Howard, Westville, DUT, and Edgewood campuses will be staying with us at the temple.     With Kartik festival just around the corner, 8 October – 6 November, we more »

Weekend Ahead 19 – 22 September

Dear Friends,   The Post invites the devotees to join the Heritage Day Post Walk, on Wednesday, 24 September. This 5km walk is to raise funds for the Post’s Bursary Fund and begins at the Green Hub (Blue Lagoon) at 9am. You are warmly invited to join this Maha Harinam. Since everybody will be dressed to celebrate more »

Week Ahead 11 – 21 September 2014

Dear Friends,   We welcome His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami this weekend. Maharaja has been visiting South Africa from the 1980s. It is our privilege and good fortune that Maharaja will be spending his Vyasa-puja with us and he will also be hosting a seminar on Srila Prabhuapda.    Your Week Ahead   Thursday, 11 September more »

Week Ahead 3 – 8 September

Dear Friends,   World Holy Name Festival begins on Ekadasi, Friday, 5 September and culminates on the anniversary of Srila Prabhupada’s arrival in the US on Monday, 15 September.   Srila Prabhupada began the Krishna Consciousness Movement simply by chanting the Hare Krishna Maha-mantra in Tompkins Square Park, New York. It was that pure chanting of the more »