There are numerous busy times of year for the Hare Krishna Temple here in Toronto when activities and events come in abundance and the temple is buzzing with excitement. The end of the year is certainly one of those times and is always a fun time for everyone as Toronto’s Hare Krishnas are known for closing the calendar in style and ushering in the new year on a transcendent note! The following is your guide to spending New Years Eve with Toronto’s Hare Krishna Temple!
As we do every year, devotees gather at the temple on New Year’s Eve and then head over to City Hall to join the tens of thousands of revelers, ushering in the new year. However, we come armed with our drums, karatalas (cymbals) and voices as well!
Here’s all that you need to know about this evening:
8:00pm – Kirtan at the temple.
Some tips to keep in mind for this evening:
- Come early to the temple – enjoy the Sunday Feast and association of devotees before we head out to City Hall.
- Dress warmly – it may be chilly, so dress in layers!
- Don’t worry about weather – whether it be snow, rain, hail or sleet, we will usher in the new year with kirtan!
- Bring your voices – don’t forget to chant with all of your hearts!