Week Ahead 24 February – 2 March 2023

Dear Friends

The Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple is a nominee for the Durban Tourism Business Awards 2023. The temple serves the tourism industry by offering visitors a unique spiritual experience. Please cast your vote and encourage your friends and family to vote too.

How to Vote
1. Click here.
2. Scroll to the bottom of the page.
3. Find the “Hare Krishna Temple” in the “Service Excellence (Visitor Experience)” category.
4. Click on the vote tab under the Temple picture.
5. Rate the various aspects and fill in your name and email address.
6. Click “Vote Now” to complete your vote.

Week Ahead

Friday 24 February
Community of Love @7:00pm

Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple
In honour of His Holiness Kadamba Kanana Swami

Westville Nama-hatta @6pm
Gaura Purnima
By Her Grace Vaishnavi Priya Dasi
Venue: UKZN Westville Hindu Centre
RSVP via WhatsApp on 076 549 5474 (Paramatma Das)

Kendra Nama-hatta @7pm
So you bathe, dress & cook for Krishna?
Honouring Her Grace Radha Radhanath Dasi
Venue: Kendra Hall
RSVP via WhatsApp on 083 453 3026 (Bhakta Shravan)

Saturday 25 February
Transcendental Dairies Class @7:30am
By His Grace Raghunath Bhatta Das

Monthly Sankirtan Festival @9am
Join us this Saturday for the Monthly Sankirtan Festival. Bring your instruments, book bags, and comfy shoes as we share the Holy Name and Srila Prabhupada’s books in different areas around Durban. You can either join a book distribution team or a Harinam party. If you have never been on Book Distribution before and wish to try it out, we can partner you with an experienced book distributor, who will guide and encourage you through the experience. Kindly register early Friday 24 February for catering purposes via WhatsApp: Radha Raman Das on 076 587 9558 or Priya Kishori Devi Dasi on 082 806 1646

Community of Love @4:00pm
New Jagannath Puri Temple – ISKCON Phoenix
In honour of His Holiness Kadamba Kanana Swami

Special Evening @7pm
with His Holiness Partha Sarathi Das Goswami
Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple

Sunday 26 February
Nectar of Devotion Class @7:30am

by Her Grace Priya Kishori Dasi

Bhaktivedanta College 2022 Graduation @11am

Friday 3 March
– Fast from all grains, beans & legumes

Saturday 4 March
Ekadasi Break Fast 05:48 – 08:16

Sri Gaura Purnima News

Lessons from Lord Caitanya’s Pastimes Seminar
By His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami
via Facebook or Youtube
Feb 23rd, 24th, 27th, 28th, March 1st, 2nd.

Sri Gaura Purnima Maha Harinam
Saturday 4 March @10:30am
Starting at Snake Park on the Beachfront
In honour of His Holiness Kadamba Kanana Swami

Sri Gaura Purnima Deity Festival Sponsorship
You may select your sponsorship here or alternatively in person, with Ishara at the book counter on Sundays from 11:00am-1:00pm. You can also WhatsApp 063 297 4398. Note: All 2023 deity festival sponsorships are open and available via the link.

Courses on Offer

Bhaktivedanta College of Education & Culture 2023 Prospectus
Please click here

ISKCON Disciple Course (IDC)
Facilitated by His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami
This course is designed for all devotees who want to understand better the relationship between guru and disciple, especially those seeking first and second initiations. There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Course Dates: 18-21 March
March 18th (Sat): 10h00 to 13h00 SAST
March 19th (Sun): 10h00 to 13h00 SAST
March 20th (Mon): 18h30 to 19h30 SAST
March 21st (Tues public holiday): 10h00 to 13h00 SAST
Register here
Course fee: R225 (SA) For any enquiries, please email education.bcais@gmail.com

Mayapur Institute & ISKCON Education Ministry of South Africa presents
The Srimad Bhagavatam Level 1 (9-16 Year-Olds)
Learners will learn the first three slokas of Canto 1, Chapter 1, and will study relevant information on these texts. The course will conclude with an assessment. Learners will receive certificates on completion. The course is free of charge and online. Enroll here

Karatal & Mridanga Basics
with Her Grace Gangamata Goswamini Dasi
Sundays 10:30am-11:30am
Starting 5 March.
Register here


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