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, November 7, 2018

HAPPY DIWALI FROM ISKCON TORONTO!

1:00:00 AM By Vijay Teli


“To show them special mercy, I, dwelling in their hearts, destroy with the shining lamp of knowledge the darkness born of ignorance.” 
Bhagavad-gita As It Is 10.11 

Wishing you and your family a Happy Diwali!

The story of Diwali stems back to ancient times when inhabitants of Ayodhya celebrated the return of Lord Ramachandra. Lord Rama was in exile, away from His kingdom, for many years. The joyful day on which He finally returned is observed as Diwali, or Dipavali as the residents of Ayodhya lit many lamps to welcome Lord Ramachandra home (“dipa” means candles, and “vali” means numerous). Click HERE for a small video that tells the wonderful story of Diwali! This time of year, the month of Kartik/Damodara, provides a very special opportunity to celebrate various festivals and events at the Hare Krishna Temple!

Please join us for Govardhan Puja tomorrow (November 8th; 6-9pm)!

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Deepavali is celebrated to mark Narakaasura's death in the hands of Lord Krishna and Satyabhama. This is the most accurate.

Anonymous said...

Happy Diwali, I visited Temple Premises yesterday morning on Diwali, It was sad to see empty Premise, I could hardly find and see anyone there, I felt bit disheartened as Diwali is that main Hindu fest..

Unknown said...

Hi,
Join us at iskcon Brampton. It was a full house! Not too far if you take public transit.
Please join this Sunday feast November 11 from 11 to 2!

Anonymous said...

I am wondering how accepting this tempme is of LGTBQ. I would like to know more about Harre Krishna but I and a gay Transgender Man.

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