Sri Nrsimha Chaturdasi 2022 Festival Guide

Dear Friends
Sri Nrsimha Chaturdasi Festival Guide
Saturday 14 May 
Adivas @7pm
with His Holiness Partha Sarathi Das Goswami
Note: Packed prasad snack will be served on exit.
Sunday 15 May 
Sri Nrsimha Chaturdasi
Fast until Dusk (5:36pm)
Morning Festival 
4:30am Mangal arati
7:15am Srila Prabhupada’s Guru-puja
7:30am Darshan of Sri Sri Radha Radhanath in Their new outfit
7:45am Glories of Prahlad Maharaja by His Grace Ramvijay Das
9:00am Public offerings & Kirtan begins
10:00am Packed prasad distribution until 3:00pm. Note: only packed prasad will be served on exit.
12:30pm Raj Bhoga Arati & Kirtan
1:00pm Sri Nrsimha Yagna – Note: this event is fully booked.
Note to those who have tickets for the Nrsimha Yajna: Please take careful note of the email sent from with guidelines to make your participation in the yajna more rewarding.

3:15pm Public offerings stopped

Afternoon Festival

3:30pm Sri Nrsimha Maha Abhisek & Kirtan
4:15pm Arati & Kirtan
4:30pm Class by His Grace Swarup Damodar Das
5:15pm Bhakti Theatre’s Fight to Please
5:30pm Packed prasad feast. Note: only packed prasad will be served on exit.
6:30pm Online screened class by His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami (tentative)
COVID Protocol during the festival
With the rise of infections and adjusted government protocols, we request devotees to be more mindful of their well-being and that of the community. If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, kindly stay at home. Kindly follow the Temple protocol and temperature check and sanitise on entry. Masks MUST be worn in all enclosed spaces, like the temple room. Individual accountability ensures we host a safe festival. While there are no bookings required for any event (except for the yagna, which is now fully booked), numbers are limited to 200. Only packed prasad will be served and no gathering and honouring of prasad will be allowed.
Sri Nrsimha Maha Abhishek
You are invited to sponsor the Maha Abhishek.
Contact Bhakti Katha 061 464 5327 (WhatsApp only) or
His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami’s Health Update
Maharaja has been discharged from the hospital and has returned to his Sandton base where he will be recuperating. Maharaja is extremely grateful for your prayers and support over the past two weeks. Please find regular updates on Maharaja’s Facebook page @BhaktiChaitanyaSwami.
Bhakti Yoga Society Needs Your Help
Are you a student at the University of Kwazulu-Natal (Howard College or Westville Campus)? Here is your opportunity to assist Bhakti Yoga Society in gaining momentum on campus by simply registering with us. Please WhatsApp 0746291122

Week Ahead

Saturday 14 May
Morning Class @7:30am
The Juhu Story – Mayapur and Pandal at Azad Maidan
with His Grace Radhika Jivana Das

Sunday 15 May
BCEC Children’s Classes (6-16 years) Registration @11am
SSRRT College Room

Monday 16 May
Appearance of Sri Sri Radha Raman Deva 

Appearance of Madhavendra Puri
Appearance of Srinivas Acharya

Friday 20 May
Disappearance of Ramananda Raya

Saturday 21 May 2022
Sound Bath @2pm
hosted by Bhakti Yoga Society
Hosted by Bhakti Yoga Society
Bathe your mind and heart in rejuvenating sound, at the majestic Temple of Understanding in Chatsworth. This in-person event gives the opportunity to connect with like-minded people and explore the dynamics of sound vibration. Learn how meditation can aid in overcoming stress, anxiety, and emotionally challenging times. Register here


Śrīla Prabhupāda’s Pan-African Vyāsa-pūjā Book 2022
The Vyāsa-pūjā of His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda takes place on 20 August 2022. Offerings for the Pan-African Vyāsa-pūjā book may be submitted from now until 5 June 2022.

COVID Protocol at the Temple
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 stay at home.

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.

How to Connect to the Temple?
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