Toronto's Hare Krishna Temple

Toronto's Hare Krishna Centre (ISKCON Toronto), has always been the hub of a rich, vibrant and enthusiastic community. Whether it be grand festivals, programs at local universities and yoga studios, philosophical discussions, cooking sessions, or singing and dancing on the streets, there are events taking place for everyone's interest.

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Balarama Appearance Day Celebrations - This Saturday!!!

4:24:00 PM By Madhavi

A warm invitation goes out to your and your family to join us this Saturday, August 16th, as we celebrate the auspicious appearance day (birthday) of Lord Balarama, Lord Krishna's older brother! Lord Balarama symbolizes strength and compassion and we invite you to take part in the celebrations at the Hare Krishna Temple. Our schedule for the evening will be:

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Nama Yagna - Glorifying Lord Balarama through Kirtan
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Arati Led by the Youth
6:30 pm - 6:35 pm - Welcome and Announcements
6:35 pm - 7:15 pm - Class about Lord Balarama
7:15 pm - 7:20 pm - Mrdanga Demonstration by the Youth
7:20 pm - 8:00 pm - "Destroying Our Anarthas" - A Special Multimedia Presentation
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Arati
8:30 pm - Free Prasadam (Vegetarian Feast) for All!

After Lord Balarama's appearance day, the countdown for Sri Krishna Janmashtami starts, the biggest birthday bash in town for Lord Krishna. This year, Janmashtami falls on August 24th, a Sunday and hence, we will be having exciting activities all weekend from August 23rd to August 25th. More information about what to expect that weekend, will be coming your way soon!

Come and celebrate the glories of Lord Balarama amidst great fun and festivities at the Hare Krishna Temple this Saturday!