Beloved Lord Ramacandra

Dear Friends, Hare Krishna. This week we celebrate one of the most beloved incarnations of Krishna, Lord Sri Ramacandra. Lord Rama is best known for His flawless character…in an age where people are cheated at every turn, He gives hope and sets the standard for real leadership. As Krishna says that the world pursues the more »

Bhagavan and Bhagavatam

Hare Krishna Friends   This morning we completed the Srimad Bhagavatam. The 18 000 verses that make up the Srimad Bhagavatam is described to be as  brilliant as the sun.    “This Bhagavata Purana is as brilliant as the sun, and it has arisen just after the departure of Lord Krishna to His own abode, more »

“And the show go on…”

Dear Friends,   Hare Krishna. We would like to thank all who volunteered time before, during, and after the Durban Festival of Chariots. Our deepest gratitude to all our sponsors and patrons without whose help the festival would not be. We still have some copies of the Durban Festival of Chariots Souvenir Book, which you can purchase more »

The Week Ahead

Dear Friends,   Hare Krishna. We can meet and greet Lord Jagannath, Lord Baladev and Subhadra Devi tomorrow, 29 March, at the beach opposite Mini Town. The procession will begin at 11am sharp. Everyone is invited to come at 10.30 to welcome Lord Jagannath and His brother and sister like never before: there will be more »

Sri Gaura Purnima

Dear Friends,   Hare Krishna.   Tomorrow we celebrate the appearance anniversary of the most munificent incarnation of the Lord, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.    “May the Supreme Lord who is known as the son of Srimati Sacidevi be transcendentally situated in the innermost core of your heart. Resplendent with the radiance of molten gold, He more »

Festival News and Views

Dearest Friends,   Hare Krishna. The Durban Festival of Chariots is 6 days away. In case you don’t know the dates: Friday, 29 March to Monday, 1 April. The festival times are 10am to 11pm.   We have received mixed reactions to the “new” Durban Festival of Chariots. Our hope is that the additions will more »

Counting Down

      Dear Friends,   Hare Krishna. We apologise for the late week ahead mail.   The Durban Festival of Chariots is just two week away. Look out for the following:   On the Main Stage…   It’s an unforgettable line up of free entertainment featuring Freshlyground (Monday, 1 April 6pm) and the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra (Sunday, 31 March, 7pm). more »

Dragons, Drums and Dance

Dear Friends, Hare Krishna. We are under four weeks away from the largest cultural festival in Durban.  In each of the coming weeks we will feature two Durban Festival of Chariots events. The chariots parade is on Friday, 29 March from 10.30am, on the lower Marine Parade, close to the shore. The route is not confirmed as yet, more »

Saints and Service

Dear Friends, Hare Krishna. The Durban Festival of Chariots is four weeks away. Many volunteers are required to ensure the success of the festival. You are welcome to volunteer even just an hour or two. Please contact us at dfc@iskcondurban.net. Your week ahead: Wednesday, 27 February Special Evening Program at 7pm Hinduism: God and gods This more »