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2014janmastami at iskcon toronto


at Toronto’s Hare Krishna Centre

(ISKCON Toronto)
243 Avenue Road
Toronto, ON
M5R 2J6
(416) 922-5415

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:

Saturday, August 16, 2014
(subject to change):

4:00pm – 4:30pm: Yura
4:30pm – 5:00pm: Pragya
5:00pm – 5:30pm: Caitanya Pandit
5:30pm – 6:00pm: Julia
6:00pm – 6:30pm: Radha Murari Kirtan Band
6:30pm – 7:15pm: Yagna Gauranga das
7:15pm – 8:00pm: Radha Mohan das
8:00pm – 8:30pm: Aruna Kesavi devi dasi
8:30pm – 9:15pm: Dhira Grahi das
9:15pm – 10:00pm: HH Bhaktimarga Swami

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 – 9:15pm: Donor Abhisheka
9:15pm – 9:40pm: Dance Performance
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