Week Ahead 6-12 May 2022

Dear Friends
Sri Nrsimha Chaturdasi Festival News

COVID Protocol during the festival
With the rise of infections and adjusted government protocols, we request devotees to be more mindful of their well-being and that of the community. If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, kindly stay at home. Kindly follow the Temple protocol and temperature check and sanitise on entry. Masks MUST be worn in all enclosed spaces, like the temple room. Individual accountability ensures we host a safe festival. While there are no bookings required for any of the events, numbers are limited to 200. Only packed prasad will be served and no gathering and honouring of prasad will be allowed.

Festival Highlights
2-day festival for Lord Nrsimhadeva
Public fruit & flower offerings
Nrsimha Yajna in the Amphitheatre
Maha Abhishek
Bhakti Theatre Drama
Details will follow in the coming days.

Sri Nrsimha Maha Abhishek
You are invited to sponsor the Maha Abhishek.
Contact Bhakti Katha 061 464 5327 (WhatsApp only) or psdgbhakti@gmail.com.
Kindly note: All deity sponsorships are fully booked.

General Festival Sponsorships
We invite you to please come forward to either volunteer your time, sponsor festival utilities, or donate. Kindly contact Rupa Vilas at 072 613 2197.

His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami’s Health Update
Maharaja’s recovery, although slow, has been encouraging. We request devotees to continue to keep Maharaja in your prayers. Please find regular updates on Maharaja’s Facebook page @BhaktiChaitanyaSwami.

Week Ahead

Saturday 7 May
Morning Class @7:30am
The Juhu Story – Preaching in Prayag and Bombay
with His Grace Sudama Das

Sunday 8 May
Morning Class @7:30am
Nectar of Instruction, Verse 3 – Choosing Our Association
with His Grace Bhakti Nashvin

Love Feast @11:00am
Leadership beyond Worldly Limitations – A Tribute to Jahnava Devi, the consort of Lord Nityananda

By Her Grace Yamuna Dasi

Tuesday 10 May
Appearance of Srimati Sita Devi 
(consort of Lord Ramachandra)
Appearance of Srimati Jahnava Devi (consort of Lord Nityananda)

Thursday 12 May
 – Fast from all grains, beans & legumes.

Friday 13 May
Ekadasi Break Fast


Śrīla Prabhupāda’s Pan-African Vyāsa-pūjā Book 2022
The Vyāsa-pūjā of His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda takes place on 20 August 2022. Offerings for the Pan-African Vyāsa-pūjā book may be submitted from now until 5 June 2022.
Submit your offering here

COVID Protocol at the Temple
1. Temperature check and sanitisation on entry.
2. Masks MUST be worn in all enclosed spaces, like the temple room.
3. If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, kindly stay at home.

Govinda’s Restaurant & Radhanath’s Gifts
Monday – Saturday 9:30am-4pm
Sundays & Public Holidays 9:30am-3pm
CLOSED on Wednesdays.
Note: The Temple Receptionist can assist you at Radhanath’s Gifts on weekdays between 8am-4pm.

Govinda’s Dining
Monday – Saturday 10am – 3pm
Sundays & Public Holidays 10am – 2pm
CLOSED on Wednesdays.
Function Booking for the Dining Area
1. Maximum 30 people
2. Booking to be placed five days in advance
3. Please take note of our dining times.
4. To discuss details, please contact the temple.

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