Week Ahead 23-29 July 2020 – Festival Season Begins!

Swing Sri Sri Radha Radhanath During Jhulana Yatra!
Jhulana Yatra is from Thursday 30 July until Monday 3 August. You are invited to come and swing the Lord every day between 4:30pm-5:30pm. Sri Sri Radha Radhanath will be on Their swing in the temple foyer and devotees will be able to swing the Lord from the security gate on the bridge.
Lord Balaram’s Appearance Day Prasad Distribution
If you would like to receive maha-prasad in honour of Lord Balaram’s appearance festival, contact your Nama-hatta leader here.
Reservation cut off is Thursday 30 July @9m.
Deity Utsava Seva
You can render personal service to the Deities on the following festivals:
Lord Balaram’s Appearance Festival
Sri Krishna Janmashtami
Srila Prabhupada’s Sri Vyasa-puja
Srimati Radharani’s Appearance Festival
by sponsoring an arati, food offering, morning puja, or garlands.
Contact Bhakti Devi 082 494 7722 (WhatsApp only) or tck@iskcondurban.net. Kindly note: Bhakti Devi is involved in Deity service and may not respond immediately. We appreciate your patience.
Sri Krishna Janmashtami Maha Kalash Abhishek
The Kalash Maha Abhishek is an invitation to personally assist in worshiping the Deities on the holy day of Janmashtami. You and your family can sponsor a Kalash, however, due to COVID-19 restrictions, only temple pujaris can perform the abhishek. The ceremony will be broadcast live and your name will be offered to Sri Sri Radha Radhanath during the abhishek.
Contact Bhakti Katha
061 464 5327 (Kindly note: WhatsApp all day but phone calls only after 3pm.) or email psdgbhakti@gmail.com
Bhagavad Gita Online Course with His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami
The ISKCON Education Ministry of South Africa is offering an online Bhakti Sastri degree, under the GBC Board of Examinations certification. Module 1 commences on 27 July 2020.
Register here. Please ensure you click submit at the end to confirm your registration.
Registration closes on Sunday, 26th July.
How to Connect to the Temple?
Our landline 031 403 3328 is now fully operational!
Office hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Or email temple@iskcondurban.net
Week Ahead 
Friday 24 July
7:30am Class by His Holiness Rama Govinda Swami
Saturday 25 July
7:30am Class by His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami
Monthly Sankirtan Festival REBOOT @3pm
with His Grace Vibhu Caitanya Das
Book Distribution COVID-19 Strategy
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 610 432 2699
Passcode: Sankirtan
Sunday 26 July
7:30am Class by Rama Govinda Swami
Monday 27 July
7:30am Class by Bhakti Caitanya Swami
10:00am Instagram Live (@DurbanKrishna) with Vibhu Caitanya Das
7:00pm Bhagavad Gita Module One Online Course with Bhakti Caitanya Swami begins. Please see below for details.
Tuesday 28 July
7:30am Class by Rama Govinda Swami
Wednesday 29 July
7:30am Class by Bhakti Caitanya Swami
Save the Date
Monday 3 August 
Lord Balaram’s Appearance Day (Fast until midday)
2nd Month of Chaturmasya Begins (Fast from yogurt)
Govinda’s Pop-up Takeaway
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