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 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.
4. Prasad is takeaway only. We request that you please refrain from gathering and eating together on the temple property.

Travelling Festival Temple in Chatsworth
The public is invited to make offerings and receive prasad.
Friday 8 April
1:00pm Unit 1 Shopping Centre
3:00pm Unit 2 Shopping Centre
4.30pm Unit 3 Shopping Centre
Saturday 9 April
12:00pm Unit 11 Shopping Centre
2:00pm Unit 9 Shopping Centre
3:30pm Unit 7 Shopping Centre

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Week Ahead

Friday 8 April
Ramayana Week Class @6:00pm
The Glories of Sita Devi
with Her Grace Krsangi Radhe Dasi

Saturday 9 April
Morning Class @7:30am
The Juhu Story – New Allies
with His Grace Mukunda Datta Das

Sri Rama Naumi Festival Day 1
Fruit & Flower Offerings 11am-6pm
TAKEAWAY Prasad 11am-6pm
Mantra Park 11am-4:30pm

Govinda’s Pop-Up Snack Bar • Radhanath’s Gifts • Ice Cream Parlour • Books Store • Gopi Dots

Cultural Entertainment
3:00pm Northdene Nama-Hatta kirtan
3.45pm Dance by students of Param Athman Dance Theatre
4.15pm Kirtan by His Grace Sankarsana Das
5:00pm Kirtan by His Grace Krishnastami Das & Rushen
6:00pm Rama Katha by His Holiness Partha Sarathi Das Goswami

Sunday 10 April
Sri Rama Naumi
Fast until midday
4:30am Mangal Arati & Japa
7:15am Srila Prabhupada’s Guru-puja
7:30am Greeting of the Deities in Their new outfit
7:45am Lord Rama – His Leadership, His Humility & His Soft Heart
Class by His Grace Raghunath Bhatta Das

Sri Rama Naumi Festival Day 2
Fruit & Flower Offerings 9am-3pm
Govinda’s Pop-Up Snack Bar • Radhanath’s Gifts • Ice Cream Parlour • Books Store • Gopi Dots • Mantra Park • TAKEAWAY Prasada

Drum Circle in the Amphitheatre
30-minute sessions
10:30am • 11:30am • 12:30pm • 1:30pm

Kids Arena 10am-2pm
Balloon Sculpting • Story Telling • Games

Cultural Entertainment
10:30am Vaishnava Bhajans
11:00am Celebration of Victory – A Discourse
by Her Grace Rukmini Devi Dasi
12:00pm “RASA” His Holy Celebration
by Students of Param Athman Dance Theatre
12:30pm Linguistic Melody of Traditional Vaishnava Rama Bhajans
by Smaranam
1:30pm Celebration of our beloved Lord Rama
by Lageshrie’s School of Dance
2:00pm Musical tribute to the great devotees of Lord Rama
by Kalavani Naicker & Group
3:00pm Bhajans by His Grace Krishnastami Das

Tuesday 12 April
Ekadasi – Fast from all grains, beans & legumes

Wednesday 13 April
Ekadasi Break Fast

Save the Date

Ratha Yatra
hosted by New Jagannath Puri Temple
Friday 15 April in Phoenix
Starting at the Phoenix Assessment Centre @1:30pm

Sunday 17 April on the Beachfront
Starting at Addington Beach @1:30pm


Govinda’s Restaurant & Radhanath’s Gifts
Monday – Saturday 9:30am-4pm
Sundays 9:30am-3pm
CLOSED on Wednesdays.

Govinda’s Dining
Monday – Saturday 10am – 3pm
Sundays & Public Holidays 10am – 2pm
CLOSED on Wednesdays.
Function Booking for the Dining Area
1. Maximum 30 people
2. Booking to be placed five days in advance
3. Please take note of our dining times.
4. To discuss details, please contact the temple.

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