Week Ahead 24-30 March 2023: Sri Rama Naumi Festival Guide

Dear Friends “When Lord Rāmacandra, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, was the King of this world, all bodily and mental suffering, disease, old age, bereavement, lamentation, distress, fear, and fatigue were completely absent. There was even no death for those who did not want it.” Srimad Bhagavatam 9.10.53 Sri Rama Naumi Thursday 30 March Fast more »

Week Ahead 17-23 March 2023

Dear Friends The 2023 Durban Festival of Chariots is a ONE-DAY festival, which will take place on Friday 7 April 2023 at the Amphitheatre on North Beach. What can we expect at the festival? Prepare to spend the day singing, dancing, laughing, feasting, and making heart connections! The festival will begin at 11am with conscious more »

Week Ahead 10-16 March 2023

Dear Friends On Thursday, 9th March at 12:06pm (IST), under the gaze of Śrī Giriraja, in the holy land of Śrī Vṛndāvana dhāma, in the loving company of his spiritual master and the vaisnavas, with a resounding kirtan party, His Holiness Kadamba Kanana Swami departed from this material realm. Here is an excerpt from a more »

Week Ahead 3-9 March 2023

Dear Friends We celebrate the appearance anniversary of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, from Saturday 4 March until Wednesday 8 March. “May the Supreme Lord who is known as the son of Śrīmatī Śacī-devī be transcendentally situated in the innermost chambers of your heart. Resplendent with the radiance of molten gold, He has appeared in the Age more »

Week Ahead 24 February – 2 March 2023

Dear Friends The Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple is a nominee for the Durban Tourism Business Awards 2023. The temple serves the tourism industry by offering visitors a unique spiritual experience. Please cast your vote and encourage your friends and family to vote too. How to Vote 1. Click here. 2. Scroll to the bottom more »

Week Ahead 17-23 February 2023

Dear Friends This weekend we celebrate the “best of all devotees” – Lord Shiva. Srila Prabhupada writes, “It is said, vaiṣṇavānāṁ yathā śambhuḥ: Lord Śiva is the best of all devotees. Therefore all devotees of Lord Kṛṣṇa are also devotees of Lord Śiva. A devotee of Lord Kṛṣṇa does not disrespect Lord Śiva but worships more »

Week Ahead 10-16 February 2023

Dear Friends View/download the Hare Krishna News Jan/Feb2023 here Week Ahead Friday 10 February Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur’s Appearance Anniversary Westville Nama-hatta @6pm Demystifying the Bhagavad Gita in 45 Minutes By His Grace Jagadananda Pandit Das Venue: UKZN Westville Hindu Centre RSVP via WhatsApp on 076 549 5474 (Paramatma Das) Kendra Nama-hatta @7pm Kirtan Mela more »

Week Ahead 3-9 February 2023

Dear Friends His Grace Kshudi Das (ACBSP) leaves Durban on Saturday. We will hear from him for the last time at Lord Nityananda’s midday festival. The South African yatra will forever be in his debt for his pioneering service in establishing our first connections in South Africa. He laid the groundwork for the second wave more »

Week Ahead 27 January – 3 February 2023

Dear Friends This weekend kicks off our 2023 festivals, with Sri Advaita Acharya’s appearance anniversary on Saturday and Chandan Yatra on Sunday. We look forward to spending quality time together as a community. Deity Festival Sponsorships There are still a few sponsorships available for Lord Nityananda’s Appearance Day. Contact Ishara or Bhavna 063 297 4398 more »

Week Ahead 20-26 January 2023

Dear Friends Building a Stronger Community We warmly invite parents and children to cover their school books at the Temple, on Sunday 22 January at 10am. We will provide devotional pictures that will inspire them in their academic year. Parents, take advantage of this, and please extend an invitation to family and friends. Ranga Devi more »