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.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Ratha-Yatra Launch Day - Sunday, April 23, 2017

7:00:00 AM By Kevala-Bhakti Dasa (Keshav)

With warmer weather finally arriving, the excitement surrounding the 45th Annual Festival of India (Ratha-Yatra) is growing as each day passes!

Sunday, April 23, 2017 will mark the official launch of the countdown to this year's festival! The program will begin at 6:00pm and will continue to 8:30pm.

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 7:15pm - Fire Yajna Ceremony
7:15pm to 7:30pm - Presentation
7:30pm to 8:00pm - Vegetarian Feast (Prasadam)
8:00pm to 8:30pm - Kirtan (Arati)

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