Week Ahead 20 – 25 October

Dear Friends
Your Week Ahead
Friday 20 October
Govardhan Puja & Go Puja
You may bring offerings of sweets, savouries, and fruit by 10am.
4:30am Mangal Arati
5.00am Tulasi Puja & Japa
7:00am Srila Prabhupada’s Guru-puja
7:10am Srimad Bhagavatam Class by Bhakti Caitanya Swami
8:00am Greeting Sri Sri Radha Radhanath in Their new outfit.
9:30am Kirtan
10:00am Sri Giriraj Govardhan Bathing Ceremony
10:30am Govardhan Parikrama with Bhakti Caitanya Swami
12:30pm Raj-bhoga Arati & Govardhan Parikram
1:30pm Feast
7:00pm Arati & Kirtan
7:30pm Damodarastakam & Offering of Lamps
New Jagannath Puri Temple celebration begins @6pm
Sri Giriraj Govardhan will go to New Jagananth Puri for the festival, which will be led by Bhakti Caitanya Swami
ISKCON Pietermaritzburg celebration begins @6pm
with His Holiness Partha Sarathi Das Goswami
Saturday 21 October
Initiation Ceremony by His Holiness Partha Sarathi Das Goswami @New Jagannath Puri Temple
(begins @8pm after Gaura Arati and Damodarastakam)
Sunday 22 October
Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple’s 32nd Anniversary
The Deities will be dressed in a flower outfit.
Love Feast @3pm
Class by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Volunteer Appreciation
Monday 23 October
Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Anniversary
Fast until midday.
All bhoga offerings to be handed in at the book table by 10:00am. You may also bring flower offerings.
10:00am Kirtan & Abhishek
11:00am Talks by Senior Devotees
11:45am Puspanjali & Guru-puja
12:30pm Arati & Kirtan
1:00pm Feast
6:00pm Bhajans in honour of the Spiritual Master
6:30pm Video footage of Srila Prabhupada
7:00pm Arati & Kirtan
7:15pm Srila Prabhupada’s Guru-puja
7:40pm Damodarastakam & Offering of Lamps
New Jagannath Puri Temple festival begins at 6pm
ISKCON Pietermaritzburg festival begins @6pm
with Partha Sarathi Das Goswami
Dates to Note
Wednesday 25 October
Be A Sage Book Club

This event begins at 6:30pm sharp and ends at 7:30pm.
Reservation is essential: temple@iskcondurban.net / 031 403 3328
Saturday 28 October
Monthly Sankirtan Festival
You can expect first class arrangements. Programme includes breakfast, training, distribution of book spots, transport, and a lunch feast. Registration is essential. The dress code is comfortable. If you feel confident, you may wear devotional attire. Kindly register via temple@iskcondurban.net. We encourage you to come for the morning program to get the full benefit of the festival.
Festival Lineup:
4:30 am Morning Programme Begins
8:30 am Breakfast
9:00 am Orientation
9:30 am Book Distribution at pre-arranged spots (Devotees will be going out in groups)
12:00 pm Pack up and return to Temple
1:00 pm Sharing of experiences followed by a feast
We look forward to seeing you at the temple.
Your friends at Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple