Week Ahead 9 -15 March

Dear Friends

“May the Supreme Lord who is known as the son of Śrīmatī Śacī-devī be transcendentally situated in the innermost chambers of your heart. Resplendent with the radiance of molten gold, He has appeared in the Age of Kali by His causeless mercy to bestow what no incarnation has ever offered before: the most sublime and radiant mellow of devotional service, the mellow of conjugal love.” Caitanya Caritamrita Adi 1.4

Pre-Gaura Purnima Festival
with His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami
9 – 11 March
Every evening from 6pm (Chariot Parade on Saturday, 11 March @ 4pm)
500 Petunia Circle, Redcliffe, Verulam

Sri Gaura Purnima 3 Day Festival Guide

Saturday, 11 March
Sri Gaura Purnima Street Chanting Party
(Note: All chanting parties are on Saturday, except otherwise stated. The names of all the devotees who participate in the harinam will be read out during at the Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu Abhishek.)

Kendra Street Chanting Party
Friday, 10 March @ 6:30pm
Starts in parking lot next to Mini Town, Durban Beachfront
Contact Nrsingha: 083 653 5983

Northdene Street Chanting Party
Starts at Queensburgh Civic Hall @ 3pm
Contact Rupa Vilas: 072 613 2197

Chatsworth, Unit 5 Street Chanting Party
Starts at House 93, Croftdene Drive @ 4pm
Contact Alanath: 083 775 2760.

Merebank Street Chanting Party
Merebank Shopping Centre @ 11am
Contact Panchamrita: 084 441 5647

Welbedacht Street Chanting Party
Jabula Hardware @ 10:30am
Contact Ranga Devi: 082 065 5997

Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple Street Chanting Party 1
Devotees are requested to meet at the Temple @ 10am as the Harinam start point is not confirmed.
Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple Street Chanting Party 2
Starts at 500 Petunia Circle, Redcliffe, Verulam
Contact Virabhadra 071 870 0588

Umkomaas & Umzinto Street Chanting Party
Starts at New Heaven Schemes Grounds @ 4pm
Contact Radha Gopinath: 071 510 1133

Lotus Park Street Chanting Party
Starts Phase 3 Lotus Park @ 3pm
Contact Dayal Caitanya: 083 557 1062

Sunday, 12 March
Sri Gaura Purnima Festival
Fast until moonrise.

4:30am Mangal Arati
7:00am Class by Bhakti Caitanya Swami
9:00am 6 Hour Kirtan in the temple room, including an hour reading of Sri Caitanya Caritamrta
2:00pm Mini Festival for the Children
3:00pm Srila Prabhupada’s Guru Puja and reading of CHAD
3:30pm Abhishek to Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu
(The names of all the devotees who participated in the Saturday Harinama will be read out during the abhishek.)
4:00pm Class by His Grace Swarup Damodar Das
5:00pm Ekadasi Prasada Feast
(Kindly note: the Amphitheatre will be closed from 5pm due to the drama set up.)
6:30pm Bhakti Theatre’s Caitanya Yuga
7:00pm Gaura Arati

Monday, 13 March
Festival of Jagannath Misra

7:40am Class by Bhakti Caitanya Swami
8:30am Traditional Vedic feast served on banana-leaf plates
(Kindly RSVP via temple@iskcondurban.net)

Festival of Jagannath Misra @ New Jagannath Puri Temple
With Bhakti Caitanya Swami @ 6:30pm

Wednesday, 15 March
Be A Sage Book Club
Do you read Srimad Bhagavatam or Caitanya Caritamrita? Join our book club and share thoughts and realisations with fellow readers. Srimad Bhagavatam (1.3) with His Grace Rathim Krishna Das and Caitanya Caritamrta (Madhya 2) with His Grace Vibhu Caitanya Das
This event begins at 6:00pm sharp and ends at 7:30pm with sumptuous prasad. Reservation is essential: temple@iskcondurban.net / 031 403 3328

Govinda’s Pizzeria Weekend Special
10% Off when you order three or more pizzas.
Operation Times
Friday 5-8pm | Saturday 4 – 9pm | Sunday 11am – 3pm