2019 Sri Radhashtami Festival Guide

Dear Friends
Gifts for Srimati Radharani 
You are welcome to offer birthday cards, flowers, jewellery, or cooking ingredients to Srimati Radharani on Her birth anniversary. Cards and gifts will be placed on the altar.
Wednesday 4 September
The Glories of Srimati Radharani @7pm
with His Grace Agnidev Das
Friday 6 September 
Sri Radhashtami – Appearance Anniversary of Srimati Radharani
Fast until midday
Morning Festival
4:30am Deity Darshan in Their 1st new outfit and Mangal Arati & Kirtan
5:00am Tulasi-puja & Japa
7:00am Srila Prabhupada’s Guru-puja
7:10am Class by His Holiness Kadamba Kanana Swami
8:15am Greeting of Sri Sri Radha Radhanath in Their 2nd new outfit

Midday Festival
10:00am Sri Sri Radha Radhanath’s Abhishek with Agnidev Das
11:15am Class by Kadamba Kanana Swami
12:15pm Drama – Plans Gone Wrong
12:30pm Arati & Kirtan with Kadamba Kanana Swami
1:15pm Feast

Evening Festival
4:30pm – 6:30pm Kirtan with Agnidev Das
5:30 – 6:45pm Feast (Prasad will not be served after the programme.)
7:00pm Deity Darshan in Their 3rd new outfit and Arati & Kirtan
7:30pm Bhakti Theatre’s The Messenger
8:10pm Class
Saturday 7 September 
Maha Harinam @10am 
with Agnidev Das and Kadamba Kanana Swami
Kirtanuity Youth Festival @4pm 
with Agnidev Das
Sunday 8 September
Love Feast @11am
with His Grace Vibhu Caitanya Das
Tuesday 10 September
Lord Vamanadeva’s Appearance
Ekadasi – Fast from all grains, beans, and legumes.
Fast until midday for Lord Vamanadeva and Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur
Wednesday 11 September
Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur’s Appearance Anniversary
Festival @11am
(Midday fast is observed on Tuesday 10 September)
Ekadasi break fast 05:59-09:55
Friday 13 September 
3rd Month of Chaturmasya begins – fast from milk.