Sri Sri Radha Krishna Jhulan Yatra Festival July 30th -August 3rd 2020 During the Jhulan yatra festival, the small Utsav-vigraha Deities are taken from the altar and placed on an elaborately decorated swing in the temple room. After receiving the traditional arati worship, the Deities are pushed on Their swing. Each person offers flower petals and personal prayers, and then pushes the swing several times as the other members chant Hare Krishna, Jaya Radhe Jaya Krishna jaya Vrindavan, or Jaya Radhe, Jaya Jaya Madhava dayite in kirtan. The atmosphere of this festival is especially sweet as everyone has the chance to intimately serve Radha and Krishna. In our ISKCON.
Sri Balarama Purnima August 3rd 2020, Monday Appearance day of lord balaram 11.00 am. Bhajans 11.30 am abhisek 12.00 pm lecture 12.30 pm arati Evening 7 pm Jhulan utsav All are welcome to view online at https://www.youtube.com/c/iskconchennai The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Krishna, is the fountainhead of all incarnations. Lord Balarama is His second body. They are both one and the same identity. They differ only in form. Balarama is the first bodily expansion of Krishna, and He assists in Lord Krishna’s transcendental pastimes. He is the source of the entire spiritual world and is the adi-guru, the original spiritual master. Whenever Krishna appears in the material world,.
Sri Krishna Janmashtami August 12th 2020, Wednesday The appearance day of Krishna is most auspicious. Though the Lord is not normally visible to human eyes, periodically he manifests his eternal spiritual form in this world to inspire humanity. These forms are called avataras, forms which descend from the spiritual realm. Though they manifest in this world they are not subjected to the conditions of this world: karma, limitation of time and space, and countless bad qualities. Though the Lord is only one person, he manifests many different forms. Of all these forms, the form of Krishna is considered by the scriptures to be the most attractive. When Krishna was.
Srila Prabhupada Vyasa Puja August 13th 2020, Thursday Vyasa Puja is the day we celebrate the Appearance day of ISKCON Founder Acharya His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Being empowered by the instructions of his guru, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur and his complete faith in the power of the Hare Krishna mahamantra, Srila Prabhupada set up 108 Krishna temples all over the world in a short span of 12 years. ISKCON Chennai will be conducting a virtual festival this year. Stay tuned for more information. To donate to the Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2020 festival – CLICK HERE Prabhupada was born in 1896 in Calcutta, India..
Sri Radhashtami August 26th 2020, Wednesday Sri Radhashtami celebrates the appearance of Srimati Radhika on this earth five thousand years ago. Lord Chaitanya’s Gaudiya Sampradaya especially celebrates the love of Radharani for Krishna and her mercy on all living beings enabling them to engage in the service of Lord Krishna. ISKCON Chennai will be conducting a virtual festival this year. Stay tuned for more information. To donate to the Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2020 festival – CLICK HERE About Srimati Radharani The highest truth has both male and female aspects. Like the sun and the sunshine, each gives meaning to the other. The male and female aspects of the.
ISKCON Chennai online weekly classes for children Hare Krishna! Jai Srila Prabhupada! ISKCON Chennai is starting the yearly program for children from 22nd June 2020. Classes will be held online and Google classrooms will be used for posting material (pdf, videos and audios). Weekly once online classes will be held, of at least one and a half hours duration. We have 40 trained and registered teachers to handle the classes. Your child will be allocated under a teacher based on your preferred days and timings for the online classes. This information is collected in the registration form. The topic for children aged 6-12 is Mystical Mountains. Children will learn.