Week Ahead 30 April – 6 May 2020

To all of Sri Sri Radha Radhanath’s dedicated followers, South Africa is still navigating uncertain times, and despite a slight easing in restrictions that will come into effect on 1 May, Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple will remained closed a little while longer. This includes Govinda’s Restaurant & Takeaway and Radhanath’s Gifts. Srila Prabhupada wanted more »

Message from His Grace Vibhu Caitanya Das

Dear Devotees and Friends, Akshaya Tritiya, which falls on Sunday 26 April 2020, is considered auspicious for new beginnings—and particularly charity and fasting are recommended. It was on this day that Sudama, a poor brahmana, went to Dwaraka and met His childhood friend, Lord Krishna. Though Sudama never asked the Lord for any help, Lord more »

Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple Closed Indefinitely

Hare Krishna! In response to the rapidly developing COVID-19 crisis in South Africa, for everyone’s safety and as directed by the co-GBCs and national leadership for ISKCON in South Africa, with heavy hearts we announce that from 9:15pm tonight (Sunday 22 March), the Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple will be CLOSED to the public and more »

Week Ahead 13-18 March 2020

Dear Friends Durban Festival of Chariots – Postponed NOT Cancelled With the uncertainty around the risks of the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizing team for the Durban Festival of Chariots 2020, in consultation with our internal and external role players, has made a carefully considered decision to postpone the festival to a more appropriate time later more »

Week Ahead 6-11 March 2020

Dear Friends Sri Gaura Purnima Festival Details below! Sri Gaura Purnima Deity Utsava Seva You are invited to render personal service to the Deities by sponsoring an arati, food offering, morning puja, or garlands. Sponsorships begin at R508. Please call Bhakti Devi: 031 403 3328 or email tck@iskcondurban.net. Kirtanuity is Cooking! The Kirtanuity youth group more »

Week Ahead 27 February – 4 March 2020

Dear Friends Sri Gaura Purnima is just 11 days away! Keep an eye out on our social media for festival details. Sri Gaura Purnima Deity Utsava Seva You are invited to render personal service to the Deities by sponsoring an arati, food offering, morning puja, or garlands. Sponsorships begin at R508. Please call Bhakti Devi: more »

Week Ahead 20-26 February 2020

Dear Friends Week Ahead Thursday 20 February Lotus Park Nama-hatta @7pm with His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami Friday 21 February Maha Shivaratri @7pm with Bhakti Caitanya Swami Saturday 22 February BYS Yoga Morning @7:30am Fully Booked! Home Program @5pm with Bhakti Caitanya Swami hosted by Bhakti Charan 10 Steere Road, Padfield, Pinetown RSVP 061 439 more »

Week Ahead 13-19 February 2020

Dear Friends Week Ahead Thursday 13 February Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur’s Appearance Anniversary Fast until midday. Festival @11:30am Saturday 15 February Harinam – leave from temple @9:30am Sunday 16 February Bhaktivedanta College of Education & Culture 2019 Graduation @11am with His Holiness Bhakti Brhat Bhagavata Swami Wednesday 19 February Ekadasi – Fast from all grains, more »

Week Ahead 6-12 February 2020

Dear Friends Lord Nityananda’s Appearance Anniversary Utsava Seva You are invited to render personal service to the Deities by sponsoring an arati, food offering, morning puja, or garlands. Sponsorships begin at R658. Please call Prabashinee: 031 403 3328 or email reception@iskcondurban.net. Weekday Lunch Prasad Coupon System Kindly note the Prasad Coupon System has been implemented more »

Week Ahead 30 January – 5 February 2020

Dear Friends Weekday Lunch Prasad Coupon System Kindly note as of Monday 3 February 2020, the Prasad Coupon System will be implemented at lunch. Everyone will be required to produce their coupon for prasad. Anyone who renders regular service can get a coupon from their department head or from the person whom they are serving under. Visitors more »