Sri Krishna Janmashtami Temple & Cultural Entertainment Schedule

Dear Friends
There is still a chance for you to render personal service to the Deities. You are invited to sponsor an arati, food offering, morning puja, or garlands over the festival days. Please call Bhakti Devi: 031 403 3328 or
Note About Food Offerings on Srila Prabhupada’s Vyasa-puja
Alternatives to single-use plastics are plastic containers from Govinda’s (these are non-single use plastics), biodegradable packaging (Woolies carries a good range), or foil containers. All offerings in whatever packaging will be accepted but if possible, please try to find alternatives.
Week Ahead 
Friday 23 August
Sri Krishna Janmashtami
4:30am – Midnight
Fast until midnight
To help you find your way around the festival please find the Festival Map below. 
Park & Ride Facility
Friday 23 August
6pm until 1pm

This facility is for anyone parking around Bhaktivedanta Swami Circle, Justice Street, and in front of Chatsworth Centre Shoprite Entrance.
Note: There will be a drop off zone in front of the festival main entrance.Security & Police
Note: that there will be strong security and police presence with regular patrols in all parking sectors.

Biryani will be served all day.
Temple Program
4:30am Mangal Arati
5:00am Tulasi-puja
5:15am Japa
7:00am Srila Prabhupada Guru-puja
7:15am Morning Class by His Grace Swarup Damodar Das
8:15am Deity Greetings
9:00am Deity Offerings Begin
12:30pm Arati & kirtan by His Grace Ramanujacharya Das
4:15pm Arati & kirtan
7:00pm Arati & kirtan
8:55pm Deity Offering End
9:00pm Arati followed by Maha Abhishek
Cultural Entertainment Marquee
6:00pm Bhajans by Master’s Voice
6:50pm Children’s skits – “Fall of DK”
7:10pm Bhajans and lecture by His Grace G Raghunath Bhatta Das
8:05pm Bharathanatyam dance by Natyamani Rasakeli Sowamber
8:15pm Bhajans by The Multicultural Academy of South Africa
8:55pm Bharathanatyam dance by Natyamani Rasakeli Sowamber
9:10pm Bhajans by Krishnastami Das
9:55pm Kathak dance by Kashmira Bhagwan
10:05pm Bhajans by Vishen Kemraj
10:45pm Bhajans and lecture by His Holiness Bhakti Brhat Bhagavat Swami
11.30pm Midnight kirtan by Radha Giridhari Das
* Program subject to change.
Saturday 24 August 
Sri Vyasa-puja of ISKCON Founder-Acharya His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Festival will begin at 9:30am.
Special guests His Holiness Partha Sarathi Das Goswami, His Grace Ramanujacharya Das, and His Grace Ajamila Das.
You are invited to bring flower garlands and food offerings by 11am.
Sunday 25 August
Love Feast @11am
Devotees are invited to read their Vyasa-puja homages to Srila Prabhupada.
Monday 26 August
Ekadasi – Fast from all grains, beans, and legumes.
Tuesday 27 August
Ekadasi Break Fast 07:03-10:04
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