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.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

** UPDATED ** Big Birthday Bash - Krishna Janmastami - Aug 15, 2017

9:00:00 PM By Kevala-Bhakti Dasa (Keshav)

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, the Hare Krishna Temple will be celebrating the biggest birthday party of the year, Lord Krishna's appearance day - Sri Krishna Janmastami!

Main festivities will start at 6:00pm and go until midnight and will be filled with kirtan, bhajans, discourses and more! The highlight of the evening is the countdown to midnight! The momentum builds as the abhisheka (bathing ceremony) is performed and the Temple is filled with wonderful rocking kirtan, at the stroke of midnight, the Deity doors will open and their Lordships Sr Sri Radha Ksira-Chora Gopinatha will be revealed in a stunning flower outfit! It is truly a festival NOT to be missed!

Due to construction, we will not be able to provide the free parking located on Pears Avenue. We have found some nearby options for your convenience. There are a few parking lots that are about 10 minutes walking distance from the temple. The rates mentioned below are for the parking overnight, from 6pm - 6am.

55 Avenue Road (Whole Foods/Underground) - $7
251 Macpherson Ave - $3
1010 Yonge Street - $5
15 Price Street - $5

The following is the schedule for the festival (subject to change):

6:00pm - 6:30pm: Arati and Kirtan
6:30pm - 6:45pm: Welcome and Announcements
6:45pm - 7:30pm: Class by HG Mahabhagvat das
7:30pm - 8:00pm: Video Message from GBC Chair
8:00pm - 8:45pm: Arati and Kirtan
9:00pm - 10:00pm: Donor Abhishek
10:00pm - 10:40pm: Musical Presentation by HG Jahnavi Jivana devi dasi
10:40pm -11:00pm: Hare Krishna Movie Trailer Presentation
11:00pm - 12:00am: Maha Abhishek
12:00am - 12:30am: Midnight Arati with Special Flower Darshan!

Please join us with your whole family on this most auspicious occasion!




5 comments:

Janmashtami said...

Great bro. wishing you Happy Janmashtami 2017 :)

Anonymous said...

Happy Janmashtami 2017

Anonymous said...

What about the parking?

Anonymous said...

Parking instructions are included in this note.
"There are a few parking lots that are about 10 minutes walking distance from the temple. The rates mentioned below are for the parking overnight, from 6pm - 6am.

55 Avenue Road (Whole Foods/Underground) - $7
251 Macpherson Ave - $3
1010 Yonge Street - $5
15 Price Street - $5"

Shalini884 said...

No live feed tonight?