Week Ahead 26-31 August 2022

Dear Friends

Sri Radhashtami is just around the corner! There are lots of opportunities to render some unique services directly to Srimati Radharani. Details below.

Cake Offerings
Would you like to bake a cake as a personal offering to Srimati Radharani? Booking essential. Contact Nitya Manjari 073 023 3761 via WhatsApp for the necessary guidelines. Note: No offerings will be accepted without a confirmed booking.

Flower Festival Service
Come and help prepare flower petals on Saturday 3 September from 9:30am for the spectacular flower abhishek.

Festival Sponsorships for Services and Offerings to the Deities
Sponsor Sri Sri Radha Radhanath’s Flower Outfit or other deity festival sponsorships. Contact Satyarani 063 297 4398 or takecareofkrishna@gmail.com

Srimati Radharani’s Maha Abhisek
“Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī takes Her first bath in the shower of the nectar of compassion, and She takes Her second bath in the nectar of youth. After Her midday bath, Rādhārāṇī takes another bath in the nectar of bodily luster.” Caitanya Caritamrta Madhya 8.167-168
You are invited to assist with Srimati Radharani’s abhishek ceremony. Donation R1008.
Contact Bhakti Katha 061 464 5327 or psdgbhakti@gmail.com

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Week Ahead

Saturday 27 August
Morning Class @7:30am

Transcendental Dairies – Volume One, Introduction
with His Grace Raghunath Bhatta Das

Monthly Sankirtan Festival @9:30am
Join us this Saturday for the Monthly Sankirtan Festival. Bring your instruments, book bags and comfy shoes as we share the Holy Name and Srila Prabhupada’s books in different areas around Durban. You can either join a book distribution team or the Harinam party. Food for Life Durban South will be distributing prasad at Bangladesh Market at 10am. You can have Harinam, distribute books or serve prasad.
9:30am-10am: Collect Book Packs from the Temple Sankirtan Book Office (Behind the Marquee)
10am-12:30pm: Go out on books/harinam (This can be Door to Door, a pre-planned Book Table or out on the street)
13:00pm: Back to the temple for lunch prasad and sharing of realisations and experiences
Kindly register before Friday 26 August for catering purposes: WhatsApp Radha Raman 076 587 9558

His Holiness Giriraj Maharaja’s Sri Vyasa-puja @5:30pm

Sunday 28 August
Morning Class @7:30am

Sri Isopanishad – Mantra Three, The Killer of the Soul
with Her Grace Gangamata Goswamini Dasi

Love Feast @11am
Goddess of Divine Love

with Her Grace Krisangi Radhe Devi Dasi


Do you have your GOLDEN TICKET Back to Godhead?
Sri Bhadra Purnima
Saturday 10 September

“If on the full moon day of the month of Bhadra one places Srimad-Bhagavatam on a golden throne and gives it as a gift, he will attain the supreme transcendental destination.” Srimad-Bhagavatam 12.13.13
WhatsApp Radha Raman 076 587 9558

ISKCON Disciples Course 2022
Facilitated by His Grace Medhavi Das (ACBSP)
via Zoom
1st and 2nd October
8th and 9th October
15th and 16th October
From 2pm to around 6:30pm over the six days.
Register here
Queries: idcsa108@gmail.com

COVID Protocol at the Temple
1. If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, kindly stay at home.
2. You are not required to wear a mask, however, you are welcome to exercise personal choice in this matter.

Govinda’s Restaurant & Radhanath’s Gifts
Monday – Saturday 9:30am-4pm
Sundays & Public Holidays 9:30am-3pm
CLOSED on Wednesdays.
Note: The Temple Receptionist can assist you at Radhanath’s Gifts on weekdays between 8am-4pm.

Govinda’s Dining
Monday – Saturday 10am – 3pm
Sundays & Public Holidays 10am – 2pm
CLOSED on Wednesdays.
Function Booking for the Dining Area
1. Maximum 30 people
2. Booking to be placed five days in advance
3. Please take note of our dining times.
4. To discuss details, please get in touch with the temple.

How to Connect to the Temple?
031 403 3328 • temple@iskcondurban.net • iskcondurban.net