Week Ahead 29 April – 5 May 2022

Dear Friends We are happy to announce the re-opening of the Bhaktivedanta College of Education and Culture. The college is offering a variety of in-person courses, for both children and adults. View/Download the 2022 Prospectus here. Vaisnava Etiquette Course (Online) With His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami Registration closes today, Friday 29 April. Register here For more »

Week Ahead 22-28 April 2022

Dear Friends Srila Prabhupada often confirmed that his greatest contribution to the world was his books which he painstakingly and tirelessly worked to publish. These books form the philosophical foundation upon which ISKCON rests. Thus for a serious follower of Srila Prabhupada, regular engagement with his books is essential. It is also a wonderful way more »

Week Ahead 14-20 April 2022

Dear Friends Temple News Update Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple and our community have been affected by the floods. The temple itself experienced an interruption of water supply and the phone lines are down. This means you cannot call the temple. Thankfully there is no major structural damage, with the water leak in the tower more »

Sri Rama Nuami 2022 Festival Guide

Week Ahead 8-14 April 2022 Dear Friends Sri Rama Naumi Festival Seva It’s still not too late to off your assistance. We invite you to please come forward to either volunteer your time, sponsor ingredients, festival utilities, or direct donations. Kindly contact Rupa Vilas at 072 613 2197. COVID Protocol at the Festival 1. Temperature more »

Week Ahead 1-6 April 2022

Dear Friends With the further easing of COVID-19 protocols, we would like to remind visitors to strictly comply with the following: 1. Temperature check and sanitisation on entry. 2. Masks MUST be worn in all enclosed spaces, like the temple room. 3. If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, kindly wait until you feel better before more »

Week Ahead 25-31 March 2022

Dear Friends While we are still drowning in Lord Caitanya’s golden flood, devotees are already hard at work preparing for the two-day Rama Naumi festival: 9 & 10 April. You can look forward to dance, bhajans, Rama-katha, a mantra park, kids’ arena, snack bar, fruit & flower offerings, and free sumptuous meals. There will be more »

Sri Gaura Purnima Festival Guide 2022

Dear Friends Sri Gaura Purnima Festival Guide Friday 18 March Sri Gaura Purnima Fast until moonrise – 6:34pm 4:30am Mangal Arati & Darshan of the Deities in Their 1st new outfit 7:15am Srila Prabhupada’s Guru-puja 7:30am Greeting of the Deities in Their 2nd new outfit 7:45am Class by His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami 12:30pm Rajbhoga more »

Week Ahead 11-17 March 2022

Dear Friends Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple Nominated for Durban Tourism Award Category: Visitor Experience (under Tour Operations) Our Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple is nominated in the “Visitor Experience” category. These awards ensure that Durban remains the destination of choice for new and repeat visitors, domestically and internationally, keeping Durban a top attraction for more »

Week Ahead 4-10 March 2022

Dear Friends In support of the many devotees and people drawn into the dangerous conflict unfolding in Ukraine now, we will host sankirtana-yajna programs to bring peace to the situation. Please join us in person and online. All our programs will be dedicated to this cause. Sunday is our Chandan Yatra celebration! So just two more »

Week Ahead 25 February – 3 March 2022

Dear Friends Sri Gaura Purnima Festival prep has already begun. March is the month of the Golden Flood. Mark your diary for a four-day Gaura Purnima festival (18-20 March). You can look forward to maha-abhishek, kirtan mela, and a workshop exploring the heart of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. We can look forward to the association of more »