Theatre at Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple this Weekend

Dear Friends Hare Krishna Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple will host the local Bhakti Yoga Society (BYS) Student Retreat this weekend. Bhakti Yoga Society is our university programme. We will be welcoming students from Edgewood, Howard, Mangosuthu, Westville, Durban University of Technology, and the Bartel Arts Trust (BAT Centre). The retreat begins on Friday and the more »

Week Ahead 21 – 26 April

Dear Friends Hare Krishna His Grace Swarup Damodar Das explains: “The story of Hanuman is detailed in a book of the Ramayana called Sundara-khanda, or the ‘beautiful book.’ Each book of the Ramayana is titled such to describe the events in that book — Aranya-khanda describes the forest pastimes and Yuddha-khanda gives an account of more »

Sri Rama Naumi Festival begins this weekend…

Dear Friends Hare Krishna Celebrations to honour Lord Ramachandra begin this weekend at the Sri Krishna Goshala. On Rama Naumi (Friday, 15 April), we have planned an all-day festival with cultural entertainment, offerings, abhishek and free meals, with a special evening festival. His Grace Shubha Vilas Das, an expert on the Ramayana and author of the more »

His Grace Vibhu Caitanya Das’s Invitation

Dear Friends Hare Krishna It is described that Jagannath Ratha-yatra has been a huge festival since the Dwapara-yuga (the previous age) but at the beginning of this age, the Kali-yuga, Lord Caitanya transformed the festival by displaying unprecedented mercy and love. Lord Caitanya made the Ratha-yatra a time for Vaisnavas from all over to come more »


Dear Friends, Hare Krishna The Durban Festival of Chariots is just two weeks away. We trust you are enthusiastic to render some service at our largest ISKCON festival in South Africa. If you do not have any service as yet, please contact Balaram (082 881 4521) or Upendra (082 899 2923). On Wednesday, 23 March, we more »

Week Ahead 2 – 7 March

Lord Jagannatha’s Final Darshan Dear Friends Snana Yatra is the first official ceremony of the Ratha-yatra festival. It is the bathing ceremony of Their Lordships Jagannath, Baladev and Subhadra Devi. Shortly after, Lord Jagannath falls ill and does not give His darshan. During His recuperation, the Lord is offered only kitchari with enriching vegetables, warm more »

Week Ahead 25 February – 2 March

Dear Friends Hare Krishna. We celebrate the appearance anniversary of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur on Saturday, 27 February. His Holiness Kadamba Kanana Swami will join the festival if his health allows. You are invited to bring fruit, flower and bhoga offerings for Srila Bhaktisiddhanta not later than 11am. 10:30am    Kirtan 11:00am     Class by His more »

Lord Nityananda Fest & Week Ahead

Dear Friends Hare Krishna. I thought of Srila Prabhupada’s short and encouraging explanation of the soothing and nourishing mercy of Lord Nityananda: “If we take shelter of Nityananda Prabhu, then we get peace…Just like in daytime, especially in the summer season, we become very much exasperated. But at night, in the evening, as soon as there more »

Temple’s Goals, 2015 Report & 2016 Plan

Dear Friends Hare Krishna The Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple management and I sincerely thank all those who were actively involved in the temple in 2015. We set 15 goals for 2015. In the graphic below, you will find that we were able to make some achievement in each goal. Srila Prabhupada said that our movement more »

Week Ahead 4 -10 February

Dear Friends Your Week Ahead   Friday, 5 February Break Fast 05:27 – 09:55   Sunday, 7 February Love Feast @ 3pm Your chance to be part of Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple this year. His Grace Vibhu Caitanya will roll out our plans and goals.   Monday, 8 February Living in Krishna Consciousness Course  Course more »