Week Ahead 11-17 August 2023

Dear Friends

Janmashtami News

Janmashtami Lotus Market
Sunday 3 September 10:00am – 4:00pm
Would you like to be a vendor at the Janmashtami Lotus Market?
Doyal Caitanya 083 557 1062
Namamrita 084 500 410
Nerson 084 401 0119
Paramatma 076 549 5474
Ts&Cs apply • lotusmarket108@gmail.com

Sri Krishna Janmashtami Maha Abhishek
Your opportunity to assist the pujaris of Sri Sri Radha Radhanath to bathe the Deities on the holy occasion of Krishna Janmashtami. Book here or contact Bhakti Katha 061 464 5327 (WhatsApp only) or psdgbhakti@gmail.com for inquiries. Sponsorship is R1500.

Volunteer with Purpose @Sri Krishna Janmashtami
Reach out to us to find out how you can be involved in dynamic service over Janmashtami. Sign up to offer your assistance here or WhatsApp 065 549 5690.

Devotee Care SA invites you to a Couple’s Retreat (online)
The Seven Principles for Making Relationships Work
– A practical success guide based on over forty years of marriage research.
with His Grace Mahatma Das (ACBSP) and Her Grace Jahnava Devi Dasi
Saturday 12 August & Sunday 13 August • 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Whether you are engaged, a newlywed, have been married for decades, or are in a committed relationship, this workshop will teach you how to avoid the pitfalls of relationship disaster and give you tools to become a relationship master. You will learn insights and practical tools that will immediately improve your relationship and give you a fresh focus for creating a happy, fulfilling relationship. Register here.

Week Ahead

Friday 11 August
Ekadasi – Fast from grains, beans & legumes.
Kendra Nama-hatta @7pm
Happy Krishna, Happy Life! How to put Krishna in the centre of your life and cultivate a harmonious household.
with Her Grace Jalangi Dasi
Venue: Kendra Hall
RSVP via WhatsApp on 083 453 3026 (Shravan)

Hillary Nama-hatta @7pm
Venue: 38 4th Street, Hillary
Inquiries: Alanath Das 083 775 2760

Saturday 12 August
Ekadasi Break Fast 09:30 – 10:11
Transcendental Diaries Class @7:30am
By His Grace Medhavi Das (ACBSP)

Sri Vyasa-puja of His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami
Venue: Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple
Session 1
9:30am – 1:30pm
Session 2
3:30pm – 7:30pm

Bhaktivedanta College of Education and Culture present
Nectar of Instruction Overview – ONLINE
3-hour course
Saturday • 12 August • 1:00pm – 4:00pm
There are no pre-requisites for this course. The course fee is R20-00. You require the book, The Nectar of Instruction.
Course Facilitator: Vaisnavi-priya Devi Dasi 078 442 8080

Sunday 13 August
Krishna Book Class @7:30am

By His Grace Raghunath Bhatta Das

Love Feast @11am
Offerings to Their Lordships & Honouring Prasad

with His Grace Medhavi Das (ACBSP)

Monday 14 August
Unit 6/7, Chatsworth Nama-hatta @7pm

Venue: Shantik Foundation, corner of roads 741 & 742
Inquiries: Alanath Das 083 775 2760

Wednesday 16 August
Purushottama Adhik Maas ends.

Just a few days left to take advantage of the special offerings (aratis and pujas) available only during the month of Purushottam.
Book with Ishara via WhatsApp on 063 297 4398. All pujas and aratis are R108 each.

Thursday 17 August
Chaturmasya fast resumes.

(Continue to fast from green leafy vegetables.)

Save the Date
ISKCON Disciples Course

with His Grace Swarup Damodar Das
Rose Heights Primary School
10, 16, 25, 30 Sep & 1 Oct
Inquiries Alanath Das 083 775 2760


Govinda’s Restaurant & Radhanath’s Gifts
Monday – Saturday 9:30am-4pm
Sundays & Public Holidays 9:30am-3pm
Note: Govinda’s is now open on Wednesdays.

How to Connect to the Temple?
031 403 3328 • temple@iskcondurban.net • iskcondurban.net