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, April 28, 2016

Ratha-Yatra Launch Day - Sunday, May 1, 2016

5:14:00 PM By Kevala-Bhakti Dasa (Keshav)

With warmer weather finally here, the excitement surrounding the 44th Annual Festival of India (Ratha-Yatra) is growing as each day passes!

Sunday, May 1, 2016 will mark the official launch of the countdown to this year's festival! The program will begin at 6:00pm and will continue to 9:00pm (extended program).

A special feature of the festival will be the chance for all devotees to observe a special fire yajna wherein auspicious mantras are recited and grains are offered into fire!

The festival schedule will be as follows (subject to change):
6:00pm to 6:30pm - Kirtan (Arati)
6:30pm to 6:35pm - Announcements
6:35pm to 6:55pm - Welcome by Bhaktimarga Swami
6:55pm to 7:40pm - Fire Yajna Ceremony
7:40pm to 8:00pm - Ratha-Yatra 2016 Presentation
8:00pm to 8:30pm - Kirtan (Arati)
8:30pm - Vegetarian Feast (Prasadam)

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hare krsna kevala bhakti prabhu

Please accept my humble obeisance

All glories to Shrila Prabupada

I would like to seize this opportunity to thank you for all the work that you do for us. Despite having a material work you manage to balance it with KC and more importantly teach bhakti sastri course with all the drama and fun.

May Sri Sri Radha kshir chor Gopinath shower Their blessing to Hew Remuna Dham devotees

ys anonymous

Kevala Bhakti das (Keshav) said...

Hare Krsna,

Thank you for the very kind words, dear anonymous devotee! I consider myself lucky to serve the incredibly wonderful devotees of our Toronto Hare Krishna community!

Your Servant,
Kevala Bhakti das

Anand Arun Kulkarni said...

IIHare KrishnaII absolutely an incredibly blissful evening on Sunday May 1st.

Kevala Bhakti das (Keshav) said...

Hare Krsna Anand! We're so glad that you enjoyed the evening!!!

Anand Arun Kulkarni said...

Hare Krsna. I always look forward to the Sunday evening at Iskcon Toronto, tremendously blissful atmosphere and love to chant the Maha Mantra always, the energy there is at its highest! Hare Krsna.

Kevala Bhakti das (Keshav) said...

Hare Krishna Anand! We love hearing that you feel so inspired when you come to the temple. Thank you! Hare Krishna!