Our Sunday Feast regularly hosts a wide variety of people, from seasoned spiritualists to the slightly curious. Recently, a young lady who is a regular blogger, came out of curiosity and ended up blogging about her experience and her hospitable experience! We thought it would be worth sharing:
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.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
"Early evening sunlight pours in through windows overhead, illuminating the main floor of the temple and the tops of devotees’ heads. Devotees engaged in Aarti, an offering of thanks to Lord Krishna, whom is enshrined in an altar at the front, in male and female forms. A number have their hands raised above their heads as they chant. And with every word, they step back and forth in dance or sway side-to-side. A little girl approaches me with a violet coloured flower, patiently waiting for me. Not knowing what to do, I pass my hands over the flower and then my face. The look on her face is of wonder and innocence." (Continue Reading)