Week Ahead 20 – 26 April

Dear Friends Hare KrishnaPlease accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Lord Jagannath. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. On behalf of the Durban Festival of Chariots Executive Committee, I would like to personally thank you for your participation and service to the festival. A festival of this magnitude is only possible by devotees coming together and endeavouring more »

Week Ahead 6 -10 April — Lord Jagannath Prepares for His Festival

Dear Friends The Durban Festival of Chariots is seven days away! Keep an eye out on our social media for the latest news and updates. We will send the next Week Ahead with all the Durban Festival of Chariots news early next week. Your Weekend Ahead  Friday, 7 April Ekadasi – Fast from all grains, beans, more »

Week Ahead 30 March – 5 April

Dear Friends Lord Rāmacandra meditation: “When Lord Rāmacandra, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, was the King of this world, all bodily and mental suffering, disease, old age, bereavement, lamentation, distress, fear and fatigue were completely absent. There was even no death for those who did not want it.” Srimad Bhagavatam 9.10.53 Your Week Ahead Friday, more »

Week Ahead 23 – 29 March

Dear Friends Your Week Ahead  Friday, 24 March Ekadasi Fast from all grains, beans & legumes Saturday, 25 March  Ekadasi Break Fast 06:02 –10:01 Ladysmith Festival of Chariots Chariot Parade begins at the top end of Murchison Street and ends on Princess Street. Lunch will be served after the Parade, followed by a festival at more »

Week Ahead 16 – 22 March

Dear Friends Your Week Ahead  Saturday, 18 March Estcourt Festival of Chariots Chariot procession begins at the Town Hall in Victoria Street at 10am. Sumptuous Lunch will be served. Contact Madana Mohana Das 079 417 6408 Overcoming Anger A 90-Minute Seminar with His Grace Rathim Krishna Das 4:30pm at Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple Light prasada will more »

Week Ahead 9 -15 March

Dear Friends “May the Supreme Lord who is known as the son of Śrīmatī Śacī-devī be transcendentally situated in the innermost chambers of your heart. Resplendent with the radiance of molten gold, He has appeared in the Age of Kali by His causeless mercy to bestow what no incarnation has ever offered before: the most more »

Week Ahead 2 – 8 March

Dear Friends To imbibe Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s mood and to spread the glories of the holy name far and wide, we will host 13 Maha Harinams across Durban. We will also hand out maha biscuits to everyone during the Harinam. This year is the 531st Anniversary of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s appearance, and to honour this more »

Week Ahead 23 February – 2 March

Dear Friends You are requested to keep His Holiness Indradyumna Swami in your prayers. Maharaja will be undergoing an operation on Friday, 24 February. Govinda’s Pizzeria operation times: Fridays 5–8pm Saturdays 4–9pm Sundays 11am–3pm Your Week Ahead Friday, 24 February Maha Shivaratri Festival @ 7pm  Talk by His Grace Shyam Ghata Das Light prasad will be served. more »

Week Ahead 16 – 23 April

Dear Friends His Holiness Kadamba Kanana Swami will be giving the morning class every day until Friday. Govinda’s Pizzeria operation times: Fridays 5–8pm Saturdays 4–9pm Sundays 11am–3pm Your Week Ahead Friday, 17 February Kirtanuity Night with Kadamba Kanana Swami Kindly register for this event via https://goo.gl/forms/zCpm4cpl7NZgAwo43 Saturday, 18 February Maha Harinam with His Holiness Indradyumna Swami  Durban more »

Week Ahead 7 – 18 February

Dear Friends We celebrate an unusual incarnation of the Lord, Lord Varaha. Srila Prabhupada explains: “The incarnation of the Supreme Personality of Godhead is not forced to act by the material laws of nature. The word sveccha is used here to indicate that He appears out of His supreme will. The conditioned soul is forced to accept a particular more »