Chandan, Chariots and Children

Dear Friends, Hare Krishna. We are eight weeks away from the Durban Festival of Chariots. The official website,, with festival updates will be up and running early next week. Look out for the Hare Krishna News also available early next week with the Durban Festival of Chariots highlights at Swarup Damodar Das quotes Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur in more »

Sandalwood Festival

Dear Friends, Please accept our best wishes. Just over nine weeks to the Durban Festival of Chariots! If you do not have any service during the festival as yet we invite you to contact Bhava-bhakti Dasi on 0712434179 to find out how you can contribute to this exciting festival. This year the Durban Festival of Chariots more »

BBT Conference

The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) Africa Division hosts their 4th Annual conference on 9th February, in Mauritius. The BBT is the largest Vedic scripture publication company in the world. The African division has made many in-roads in making Srila Prabhupada’s teachings available to locals in South Africa and boasts publication of 4 isiZulu books and more »

Good Housekeeping

Hare Krishna All, Please accept our best wishes for the new year. May Krishna bless you in your endeavours. With just nine weeks away, we at the temple are busy with the Durban Festival of Chariots preparations. You can keep in eye out for the forthcoming Hare Krishna News with official updates on the festival. more »

Divine Song

Hare Krishna Devotees, Friends and Well-wishers, Many of you are already on holiday. As the year draws to a close and the “silly season” gripes, reserve some time to take stock of your past year and the new year just around the corner. Insurance is an interesting concept. It is considered unintelligent to not have more »

May Lord Jagannath smile at you…

Dearest Devotees, Friends and Well-wishers, Hare Krishna! All glories to Srila Prabhupada, who introduced the Festival of Chariots to the Western world. All glories to our magnificent Lord Jagannath. This week there are two major events not to be missed: 1. The Launch of the 2013 Festival of Chariots Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 6.30pm Sri more »

Once in a Century…

Your Personal Invite to Durban Festival of Chariots Launch! Were you at the Sunday love feast?  Did you catch His Holiness Indradyumna Swami’s personal invite to the launch of the silver jubilee Festival of Chariots? If not, here’s a sneak peak… This is going to be the 25th anniversary, a great milestone . And we’re going to have more »

A good holiday read…

Dear Friends, Please accept our best wishes. The year is drawing to a close. Everywhere is filled with red and green decorations and specials to tantalise that ever elusive quest for contentment. Don’t we work all year to reap the reward of that much awaited year-end bonus and holiday?  Only for it to be gone more »