Week Ahead 14-20 July 2023

Dear Friends

Purushottama Maas
Starts Monday 17 July – Ends Wednesday 16 August
Read all about Pururshottama Maas here.

Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Special Purushottama Maas Offerings
Take advantage of the special offerings (aratis and pujas) available only during the month of Purushottam.
How to Book
WhatsApp Ishara on 063 297 4398. All pujas and aratis are R108 each. Note this is only valid during Purushottama Maas.

Bhaktivedanta College Course
Nectar of Devotion Overview

Three 2-hour sessions
Saturdays • 15, 22 & 29 July • 1:00pm-3:00pm
Venue: College Room at the Sri Sri Radhanath Temple
The course fee is R50-00, payable on the day. You require the book, Nectar of Devotion.
Facilitator: Radhika Sundari Dasi 083 611 5194
You can message the course facilitator directly or register here.

Volunteer with Purpose @Sri Krishna Janmashtami
The cultural entertainment on Sunday, 3 September and Thursday, 7 September is going to be a mulitcultural celebration of colour, dance, music, and drama. Are you a performing artist? Have stage management skills? Program co-ordinator? Or public speaker? Then this service is perfect for you. Reach out to us to find out how you can be involved in this dynamic service. Sign up to offer your assistance here or WhatsApp 065 549 5690.

Deity Sponsorship Price Increase
Effective from 1st September
Standard R258
Festival R358
Standard R208
Festival R308
Take Care of Krishna
Contact Ishara 063 297 4398

Week Ahead

Saturday 15 July
Transcendental Diaries Class @7:30am

By His Grace Smita Krishna Das

Go To Goloka Launch @11am

Bhakti Theatre @4pm
4:00pm Kirtan with Kanhaiya
4:20pm My Old Friend – The Musical
4:45pm Contemporary Bhakti Music with Shyam Hasti
5:05pm The Divine Song – Movement Drama
Tickets are R50 and available at Radhanath’s Gifts. Under 6 enter free. Tickets will also be at the door. Bring your cushions and blankets to keep you warm from the chilly winter evening.
Bhakti Theatre Cafe Menu
Soya-mayo Rolls, Hot Chips, Pop-corn, Hot Chocolate, Coffee, Water, Appletiser, and Milk Tart

Sunday 16 July
Krishna Book Class @7:30am

By His Grace Raghunath Bhatta Das

Love Feast @11am
Mantra Mechanics: Part 3 – Bhajan

with His Grace Ramanujacharya Das (ACBSP)

Monday 17 July
Purushottama Maas begins. (Chaturmasya is not observed during Purushottama Maas)

Unit 7, Chatsworth Nama-hatta @7pm
Bhagavad Gita Class
Venue: Shantik Foundation, corner of roads 741 & 742
Inquiries: Alanath Das 083 775 2760

Wednesday 19 July
Hillary Nama-hatta @7pm
Venue: 38 4th Street, Hillary
Inquiries: Alanath Das 083 775 2760

Save the Date
Saturday 22 July
Prasadam Cookout

Prep @8am
Distribution @12pm
Render 67 minutes of service in the spirit of Mandela Day to honour Srila Prabhupada. ISKCON Durban and Food For Life join forces to prepare a sumptuous prasada feast for the underprivileged. Relishing the sacred remnants of Krishna-prasada (mercy) purifies and protects the heart…let’s share that mercy together! This is especially a call to our youth – make your mark in the world, invest in your spiritual development, and have a fantastic time with friends. Food For Life (FFL) looks forward to serving with you!
Contact Ramananda Priya Das 082 698 3089 or Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Devi Dasi 076 039 3977


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. The Temple Receptionist will assist you at Radhanath’s Gifts on Wednesdays.

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