Sunday Jan 1 2017 @ 2-4pm TORONTO: 4 HOUR HARE KRISHNA KIRTAN @
Toronto Hare Krishna Centre 243 Avenue Rd, Toronto Ont at Roxborough/Dupont.
Welcome in the New Year with a joyful 4 Hour Kirtan at Toronto’s Historic Hare Krishna Centre. Everyone is welcome.
On New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2017, Toronto’s Hare Krishna temple will be hosting our annual Srila Prabhupada Festival! Promising to be a great way to start the new year, the festival is usually one of the biggest of the year.
The festival will feature plenty of kirtan, wonderful classes, dynamic presentations and a sumptuous feast to help ring in the new year! The highlight of the festival will be another spectacular drama, presented by Bhaktimarga Swami. You won’t want to miss it! There will be no better way to usher in the new year on an auspicious note!
schedule to be posted soon
Sat Dec 31 @ 8pm – Sun Jan 1 @ 2am TORONTO: temple kirtan & Maha-Harinama @ Old City Hall
meet @ Hare Krishna Temple 243 Ave Rd and walk to the subway and travel together to the Old City Hall to chant in the New Year.
Return to the temple for a hot drink.
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 will begin at the temple.
10:00pm – The kirtan will really pickup by this time!
10:30pm (approx) – Bundle up and off to Rosedale station.
11:30pm – We will start chanting in front of Old City Hall (NE corner of Bay & Queen)
12:00am – the kirtan will reach it’s peak as fireworks set the sky ablaze!
1:30am (approx) – We’ll get back on the subway and make our way back to the temple for hot ginger tea and snacks!
Some tips to keep in mind for this evening:
Come early to the temple – enjoy the kirtan 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!