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 all visitors.
Benefits of the Award:
Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple will receive national and international recognition thus bringing more and more people to the temple for us to share the spiritual gifts Srila Prabhupada and Lord Caitanya have blessed the world with.
How can you help us win?
The public’s voice counts in terms of feedback/reviews. The winners are selected based on votes.
Click on the link here
Fill in the required basic personal info.
Select category E – VISITOR EXPERIENCE
We encourage you to help us by voting for the Temple to win. If you like, you may share the voting opportunity to your family, friends, and colleagues. Public voting begins on Friday 11 March at 8am and ends Friday 18 March at 11pm.
Sri Gaura Purnima Festival Highlights
Friday 18 March
Sri Gaura Purnima
Fast until moonrise – 6:34pm
Morning Festival • Initiation Ceremony • Maha Abhishek • Evening Festival & Feast
Saturday 19 March 
Festival of Jagannath Misra
Midday Festival & Feast
Sunday 20 March 
Gaura Immersion
The Heart of Lord Caitanya Seminar & Love Feast • Evening Festival
Monday 21 March (Public Holiday)
Kirtan Festival (Afternoon) & Feast
His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami will be with us on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. His Holiness Partha Sarathi Das Goswami will be with us on Sunday and His Holiness Kadamba Kanana Swami will be with us on Monday.

Sri Gaura Purnima Festival Sponsorship
FULLY BOOKED. However, you may still sponsor the Maha Abhishek.

Sri Gaura Purnima Maha-Abhishek
Contact Bhakti Katha 061 464 5327 (WhatsApp only) or psdgbhakti@gmail.com.
Kindly note: Bhakti Katha may not respond immediately.
Or book online here
Sri Gaura Purnima Book Specials
Sri Caitanya-cariramrta
(9 Volume set) for R1300

(original price R1500)

Gaura Book Gift Set

(5 books in the set for R400)
Lord Caitanya: His Life and Teachings
Teachings of Lord Caitanya
Lord Caitanya’s Pilgrimage
Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita in Story Form
Sri SiksatakamPrices valid between 18-21 March 2022 | Limited Stock
Pre-order through the Book Office: sankirtanoffice.dbn@gmail.com
or contact Radha Raman 076 587 9558 or Priya Kishori 082 806 1646

Week Ahead

Saturday 12 March
Sri Sri Radha Radhanath’s Morning Program @4:30am

Spend the morning immersed in prayer and meditation with mangal aarti, tulasi-puja, japa, Srila Prabhupada’s guru-puja, greeting the Deities and class on I’ll Build You A Temple – The Juhu Story, Laying Foundations by His Grace Radhika Jivana Das.
Global Peace Kirtan for Ukraine @7pm
with His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami
Help the Devotees in Ukraine
You can assist the devotees getting to safety and help with food relief:
Bank: Nedbank
Account Holder: ISKCON
Branch: All Branches or Universal
Universal Branch Code: 198765
Account Number: 1322113971
Ref: UKR –Donors Name
Read about the Ukrainian devotees’ efforts here
Sunday 13 March
Spend the morning immersed in prayer and meditation with mangal aarti, tulasi-puja, japa, Srila Prabhupada’s guru-puja, greeting the Deities and class on Nectar of Instruction, Verse 2 Part 6 – Thirst for the Temporary by Her Grace Vaishnava Priya Dasi.
Sri Sri Radha Radhanath’s Love Feast @11am
The Golden Flood
Gaura’s Grace – Codes for A Compassionate Heart

with His Grace Ramvijay Das
Monday 14 March
Ekadasi – Fast from all grains, beans & legumes.
Tuesday 15 March
Ekadasi Break Fast 05:56 – 09:44
Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple Darshan
9:00am-7:30pm Daily
In case you missed it
There are no restrictions to offer obeisances at the temple and you can honour caranamrita when visiting the temple.
There are no bookings required to attend programs unless specifically stated.
Govinda’s Dining has reopened. Please do be mindful of the seating limits and try to be efficient in making space for others to sit in the dining area.
Govinda’s Restaurant & Radhanath’s Gifts
Monday – Saturday 9:30am-4pm
Sundays 9:30am-3pm
CLOSED on Wednesdays.
Govinda’s Order & Pick-up
Avoid the queue and take advantage of the order & pick-up service via WhatsApp.
How to subscribe to WhatsApp (for daily menus and to order)
1. Save this number in your contacts: Govinda’s WhatsApp 078 849 4291
2. Send a “subscribe” to the above number.
3. You MUST save the number to your contacts and MUST subscribe personally in order to receive the broadcasts.
4. Kindly note: this is for Govinda’s related queries ONLY.
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.
How to Connect to the Temple?
031 403 3328 • temple@iskcondurban.net