Week Ahead 30 July – 5 August 2020 Sri Balaram Purnima

Sri Krishna Janmastami Fancy Dress Challenge
Under 12s
Dress your child as Krishna, Balaram, Radharani, or any Krishna-related personality. Make a video of him/her reciting a verse from Bhagavad-gita, singing kirtan, offering an arati to Krishna or any devotional activity. Remember to include your child’s name and age in the video. Maximum 60 seconds. Videos will be broadcast on the Janmastami online program.
WhatsApp your video to 082 668 1793
Deadline for submission: Saturday 8 August.
Week Ahead 
Thursday 30 July 
Ekadasi – Fast from all grains, beans & legumes
7:30am Class by His Holiness Rama Govinda Swami
Jhulana Yatra @4:30pm – 5:30pm
Swing Sri Sri Radha Radhanath from the security gate on the bridge.
Friday 24 July
Ekadasi Break Fast 06:41-10:15
7:30am Class by His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami
Jhulana Yatra @4:30pm – 5:30pm
Swing Sri Sri Radha Radhanath from the security gate on the bridge. Kindly adhere to all COVID-19 protocols.
Kendra Nama-hatta @7pm
Pearls of Wisdom – A Tribute to His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 357 810 3114
Passcode: 1080Krsna
Saturday 1 August
Jhulana Yatra @4:30pm – 5:30pm
Swing Sri Sri Radha Radhanath from the security gate on the bridge.
Sunday 2 August
Women’s Month Celebration @2pm
hosted by ISKCON SA Vaishnavi Ministry
This is the first of four events during Women’s Month
Family Physical Wellness
– How to Cope with a COVID-19 Positive Home
An interview with Dr. Kamalina Coopasamy (Karunamayi Devi Dasi)
Join ZOOM Meeting
ZOOM ID: 812 0800 8341
Passcode: 052 472
or on Facebook: Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Womens Forum
Enter the Box of Love Competition
Join every ZOOM meeting (4 in total) presented by the Vaishnavi Ministry during the month of August to enter the draw. Prizes will be couriered to winners anywhere in SA.
Jhulana Yatra @4:30pm – 5:30pm
Swing Sri Sri Radha Radhanath from the security gate on the bridge.
Monday 3 August
Sri Balaram Purnima
2nd Month of Chaturmasya Begins – Fast from yogurt.
Fast until Midday
Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Darshan from the bridge 11am-5:30pm
Festival Schedule
4:30am Mangal Arati & Kirtan
5:15am Japa with His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami
7:00am Srila Prabhupada’s Guru-puja
7:10am Class by Bhakti Caitanya Swami
8:00am Greeting Sri Sri Radha Radhanath in Their new outfit
10:00am Instagram Live with His Grace Vibhu Caitanya Das
11:30am Class By His Holiness Rama Govinda Swami
4:30pm Jhulana Yatra Ends – Swing Sri Sri Radha Radhanath from the security gate on the bridge.
5:30pm Class by His Holiness Giriraj Swami
7:00pm Gaura Arati & Kirtan
7:30pm Class by His Holiness Partha Sarathi Das Goswami
Online Festival Links
Morning Festival until 1pm
Live Broadcast on
www.mayapur.tv ISKCON Durban Channel or
Evening Festival @5:30pm
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 871 3615 3915
Passcode: 617853
or http://www.facebook.com/DurbanKrishna
Tuesday 4 August
Gita Week Begins
6:00pm Bhagavad-gita Class
Wednesday 5 August
Gita Week Day 2
6:00pm Bhagavad-gita Class
Deity Utsava Seva
You can render personal service to the Deities on the following festivals:
Lord Balaram’s Appearance Festival
Sri Krishna Janmashtami
Srila Prabhupada’s Sri Vyasa-puja
Srimati Radharani’s Appearance Festival
by sponsoring an arati, food offering, morning puja, or garlands.
Contact Bhakti Devi 082 494 7722 (WhatsApp only) or tck@iskcondurban.net. Kindly note: Bhakti Devi is involved in the Deity service and may not respond immediately. We appreciate your patience.Sri Krishna Janmashtami Maha Kalash Abhishek
The Kalash Maha Abhishek is an invitation to personally assist in worshiping the Deities on the holy day of Janmashtami. You and your family can sponsor a kalash, however, due to COVID-19 restrictions, only temple pujaris can perform the abhishek. The ceremony will be broadcast live and your name will be offered to Sri Sri Radha Radhanath during the abhishek.
Contact Bhakti Katha
061 464 5327 (Kindly note: WhatsApp all day but phone calls only after 3pm.) or email psdgbhakti@gmail.com

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