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.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Nrsimha Caturdasi Friday, May 17th, 2019

12:53:00 PM By Vijay Teli

Nrsimha Caturdasi is the celebration of Krishna’s half-man half-lion incarnation (Lord Nrsimhadev) who appeared on this day to protect the innocent child Prahlada from the atrocities of his father, Hiranyakashipu.

This year, Nrsimha Caturdasi falls on Friday, May 17th. The Festival will begin at 6:00pm and will feature a grand abhisheka (bathing ceremony), an special discourse on the appearance and qualities of Lord Nrsimhadev by guest speaker HG Chaitanya Charan das and amazing kirtan!

The schedule for the program is as follows (subject to change):
6:00pm to 6:30pm - Arati
6:30pm to 6:40pm - Welcome and Announcements
6:40pm to 7:25pm - Discourse on Lord Nrsimhadeva by HG Chaitanya Charan das
7:25pm to 8:00pm - Special Abhiskeka (bathing ceremony)
8:00pm to 8:30pm - Arati
8:30pm - Vegetarian Feast (Prasadam)

Leading up to the festival to set the mood there will be daily morning conference calls to dive deep into the pastimes of Lord Nrsimhadeva and His dear devotee Prahlad Maharaj. We will be reading from the Srimad Bhagavatam Canto Seven. Join us each morning at 5:45AM on Conference # 1-866-259-3126 pin 12349.