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 17, 2014

**Updated Schedule** Birthday Bash! Sri Krishna Janmastami - Aug 16-17, 2014

7:30:00 AM By Kevala-Bhakti Dasa (Keshav)

From Saturday, August 16th and Sunday, August 17th, the Hare Krishna Temple will be celebrating the biggest birthday party of the year, Lord Krishna's appearance day - Sri Krishna Janmastami!!!!

The programs on both Saturday and Sunday will both begin at 4:00pm and will be full of kirtan, bhajans, discourses and more! On Sunday, 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!

On Sunday, August 17, free street parking will be available for festival attendees, located on Pears Avenue, a 2-3 minute walk from the temple. A schedule for the eventful day will be up shortly. Please stay tuned!

The schedules for both days are as follows:

Sunday, August 17, 2014
(subject to change):

3:00pm - 6:00pm: 3 Hours of Kirtan and Bhajans
6:00pm - 6:30pm: Arati
6:30pm - 6:40pm: Welcome and Announcements
6:40pm - 7:30pm: Class by HH Bhaktimarga Swami
7:30pm - 8:00pm: Drama by Funskool
8:00pm - 8:30pm: Arati
8:30pm - 8:45pm: Bhajan
8:45pm - 9:40pm: Conch Abhiseka
9:40pm - 10:00pm: Jewels of Bhagavad Gita
10:00pm - 10:30pm: SP Presentation 
10:30pm - 11:00pm: Drama Presentation by HH Bhaktimarga Swami
11:00pm - 12:00am: Maha Abhisheka
12:00am - 12:30am: Midnight Arati
12:30am - 1:30am: Vegetarian Feast


Anonymous said...

Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna
Krishna Krishna Hare Hare
Hare Rama Hare Rama
Rama Rama Hare Hare!

Thanks to this wonderful temple, our culture is sure to revive!

Keshav said...

Thank you for your kind words! We are looking forward to grand celebrations!

Anonymous said...

Sasrikal ji, parking hai?

Keshav said...

Yes, free parking will available at Pears Avenue. We have added a map up above. Hare Krishna

Anonymous said...

Hare Krishna! Who can provide the schedule for 16th and 17th August?

Keshav said...

The schedule will be posted here today! Stay tuned!

Nitin said...

Is it possible to come with baby stroller? Where can we keep stroller?

Anonymous said...

Is there still the Sunday prasad at 8 pm?

Keshav said...

Strollers are more than welcome. We will have facility to store them. Hare Krishna.

Keshav said...

Prasadam will be served in the Dining Hall starting around 7:30pm. Hare Krishna!

Anonymous said...

why arent they showing any pictures of the krishna janmatimi. i loved seeing the flower cothes of krishna but now i cant.:(

Keshav said...

Pictures have been posted!