Week Ahead 13 – 19 July

Dear  Friends

Kids Winter Retreat
18 – 20 July
from 9am until 1pm daily
A spiritual recharge for our young ones. Activities include crafts, music, dance, cooking, story time, and more.
Cost R175 and includes lunch & a snack each day.
Booking Essential: 081 049 3240
Concessions are available.
Grahamstown National Arts Festival Sankirtan Expedition Update
The Temple boys returned earlier this week and distributed 1202 books.
Festival season kicks off with Sri Balaram Purnima on Monday, 7 August. If you would like to sponsor towards the festival Deity worship, kindly contact Bhakti Devi on 031 4033328 or at Radhanath’s Gifts.
Festival of India
Outspan Grounds, Tongaat
Thursday, 13 July @6:30pm
Friday, 14 July @6:30pm
Saturday, 15 July @10am
Sunday, 16 July @12pm
Your Week Ahead
Saturday, 15 July
Bhakti Theatre @4pm
Line up:
4:00pm Afternoon Ragas with Charu Chandi
4:20pm The Fish & The Ring – A Dance
4:25pm Mighty Vibration – Music by Texito
4:50pm Interval
5:10pm Desert Dwellers – Drama
The show begins at 4pm sharp, so come in early, grab a seat, order your meal and get comfortable for a fun evening of spiritual entertainment.
The weather forecast is clear and mild. You may want to bring blankets and cushions, as the afternoons are chilly. BYS (Bhakti Yoga Society) Cafe will be providing our light meals, snacks, and drinks. Note: Govinda’s Pizzeria will be open. Entry is by donation. All proceeds go to the theatre and the university cultivation programme.
Sunday, 16 July
Morning Class with His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami @7.30am
Love Feast @3pm with His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami 
We also launch our Janmashtami volunteer program, which allows everyone to offer service to Sri Sri Radha Radhanath. Please send a WhatsApp to our hotline 062 526 3606, and we will call you back.
Tuesday, 18 July
The anniversary of the incorporation of ISKCON in New York
Wednesday, 19 July
Ekadasi – Fast from all grains, beans, and legumes.
Thursday, 20 July
Ekadasi Break Fast: 06:48 – 10:17
Visit Radhanath’s Gifts – for a range of beautiful apparel
Operation times:
Sunday to Monday 10:30am – 6:30pm
Janmastami Kalash Maha Abhishek
On Sri Krishna Janmastami, Tuesday 15 August, a spectacular abhishek will be offered to Lord Krishna. This ceremony is in keeping with the bhakti tradition as described and taught by ISKCON Founder Acharya His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. We invite you to join us in the celebration. The Janmastami Kalash Maha Abhishek affords everyone who sponsors a kalash to personally assist in worshiping the Deities on the holy day of Janmastami. You and your family can assist in the maha abhishek using your very own kalash. Contact Nikunja Seva Dasi on
073 176 6552 or nikunjaseva.psdg@gmail.com