Week Ahead 18 – 24 May

Dear Friends
“I felt like something shifted in my mind and in my heart,” he said, placing his hand over his heart in a gentle rubbing motion, “as if my heart was cleansed.” Mangosuthu University of Technology student after chanting 28 Hare Krishna maha-mantras. It was his first Bhakti Yoga Society programme.
Your Week Ahead

Thursday, 18 May
Lotus Park Nama-hatta @7pm

with His Holiness Partha Sarathi Das Goswami

Friday, 19 May
Stanger Nama-hatta @7pm

with Partha Sarathi Das Goswami

Saturday, 20 May
Bhakti Theatre
– This show marks Bhakti Theatre’s 2nd anniversary.
The show begins at 4pm sharp, so come in early, grab a seat, order your meal and get comfortable for a fun evening of spiritual entertainment.
Line up:
4:00 pm Afternoon Kirtan Raga by Yadurani Devi Dasi
4:15 pm Drama – My Old Friend
This drama is based on the 3rd Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam
4:45 pm Hip Hop Poetry by Saunaka Muni Das and Atma Tattva Das
5:05 pm Interval
5:20 pm Morning Walk Band – A Tribute to Devotion
You may want to bring blankets and cushions as the afternoons are getting chilly. BYS (Bhakti Yoga Society) will be providing our light meals, snacks and drinks. Note that Govinda’s Pizzeria will be open. Entry is by donation. All proceeds go to the theatre and the university cultivation programme.

Sunday, 21 May
Vyasa-puja Celebration of His Holiness Indradyumna Swami @7am

All bhoga offerings to be in by 8:00 am.
Love feast @3pm
with Partha Sarathi Das Goswami

Monday, 22 May
– Fast from all grains, beans, and legumes.

Tuesday, 23 May
Ekadasi Break Fast: 06:38 – 08:35
Reservoir Hills Nama-hatta @7pm
with Partha Sarathi Das Goswami

And One More thing…
Visit Govinda’s Pizzeria for delicious wood-fired pizza. Operation times:
Fridays 5 – 8pm | Saturdays 4 – 9pm | Sundays 11am – 3pm

Dates to Note

Saturday, 27 May
Monthly Sankirtan Festival

You can expect first class arrangements. Programme includes breakfast, training, distribution of book spots, transport, and a lunch feast. Registration is essential. The dress code is comfortable. If you feel confident, you may wear devotional dress. Kindly register via temple@iskcondurban.net. We encourage you to come for the morning program to get the full benefit of the festival.
Monthly Sankirtan Festival Lineup:
4:30 am Morning Programme Begins
8:30 am Breakfast
9:00 am Orientation
9:30 am Book Distribution at pre-arranged spots (Devotees will be going out in groups)
12:00 pm Pack up and return to Temple
1:00 pm Lunch and sharing of experiences

Friday, 16 June
Kirtanuity Youth Day @ Shongweni Dam

15 years and older
R60 per person
Whatsapp 079 600 0003

Krishna-Balaram Youth Group 2017 Winter Retreat
29 June – 2 July

Special Guests: His Holiness Bhakti Bringa Govinda Swami, His Grace Akincana Krishna Das & Her Grace Rati Manjari Dasi
From R1700. Limited space.

Please contact Nandaraj Das: raj108@mweb.co.za