Week Ahead 20 – 25 October

Dear Friends Your Week Ahead Friday 20 October Govardhan Puja & Go Puja You may bring offerings of sweets, savouries, and fruit by 10am. 4:30am Mangal Arati 5.00am Tulasi Puja & Japa 7:00am Srila Prabhupada’s Guru-puja 7:10am Srimad Bhagavatam Class by Bhakti Caitanya Swami 8:00am Greeting Sri Sri Radha Radhanath in Their new outfit. 9:30am Kirtan more »

Week Ahead 12 – 18 October

Dear Friends Visit us at the Durban Diwali Festival at the Old Durban Drive-In this weekend. Gillitts Nama-hatta will be facilitating the offering of lamps to Mother Yasoda and Lord Damodar. Join the Durban Diwali Maha-harinam on Saturday morning @9am. Dress in your finest, wear dancing shoes, and sunblock and share the holy name. We welcome more »

Week Ahead 5 – 11 October

Dear Friends The celebrated month of Kartik begins on Thursday 5 October and ends on Saturday 4 November. You are invited to come to the Temple every evening at 7pm to sing the Damodarastakam and offer a lamp to Lord Damodar and Mother Yashoda. A milk drink will be served thereafter. Kartik packs are available at more »

Week Ahead 28 September – 4 October

Dear Friends The celebrated month of Kartik begins on Thursday 5 October and ends on Saturday 4 November. You are invited to come to the Temple every evening at 7pm to sing the Damodarastakam and offer a lamp to Lord Damodar and Mother Yashoda. A milk drink will be served thereafter. Kartik packs are available at more »

Srila Prabhupada’s House Expands

Dear Friends Over the last four decades, the devotees in Pietermaritzburg have been instrumental in serving and being part of the Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple. ISKCON Pietermaritzburg started off as one of Sri Sri Radha Radhanath’s main nama-hatta groups. They hosted wonderful festivals, which attracted thousands of people from all around Pietermaritzburg, they were more »

Week Ahead 14 – 20 September

Dear  Friends On Friday 15 September, His Holiness Bhaktimarga Swami will complete his 4828km-walk from New York to San Francisco. This trek is Maharaja’s offering in celebration of ISKCON’s 50th anniversary. Your Week Ahead  Saturday, 16 September  Ekadasi – fast from all grains, beans, and legumes. Maha Harinam – Celebrating World Holy Name Week North more »

Week Ahead 7 – 13 September

Dear  Friends Your Week Ahead  Saturday, 9 September  Pada-yatra in Lotus Park @9:30am Starts at Stork Place and ends on Lotus Drive. This a 2,5km walk. Prasad will be served. Sunday, 10 September Love Feast with His Grace Rathim Krishna Das @3pm Soweto’s Spiritual Heritage Festival (see poster for details) Wednesday, 13 September Be A Sage more »

Week Ahead 31 August – 6 September

Dear  Friends Your Week Ahead  Saturday, 2 September  Lord Vamana’s Appearance Day – Fast until midday. Ekadasi – Fast from all grains, beans, and legumes. Sunday, 3 September Ekadasi Break Fast: 06:08 – 07:44 Love Feast with His Holiness Kadamba Kanana Swami @3pm Monday, 4 September Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur’s Appearance Anniversary Fast until midday. Festival will begin more »

Week Ahead 24 – 30 August & Sri Radhashtami Festival Details

Dear  Friends On Tuesday 29 August, we celebrate the “…the tender hearted feminine counterpart of the Supreme Whole.” Srimati Radharani is the supreme goddess of devotion and can award love for Krishna. We have planned an all-day festival in Her honour. A wonderful way to connect with Srimati Radharani is by giving her a birthday more »

Week Ahead 3 – 9 August

Dear Friends Srila Prabhupada Vyasa-puja Challenge 28 July – 13 August We invite you to take on the 21 book challenge to commemorate the 121st Appearance Anniversary of the Founder Acarya of ISKCON. Simply distribute 21 books by Sunday, 13 August. All participants will get to bathe Srila Prabhupada on Vyasa-puja. Temple Maha Clean-up Sri Caitanya more »