ISKCON MAURITIUS NEWS
You are all warmly invited to a five hour Kirtan Sanga at Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai Mandir,Grand Bois on the Saturday the 15th of November from 2pm to 7pm
Schedule at Hare Krishna Land, Phoenix:
6pm - Go puja
6.40pm - Tulasi puja
7pm - Gaur arti and Damodarastaka
7.45pm - Lecture
8.30pm - Worship of Govardhan Hill
9pm - Prasad
You are all warmly invited to:
Kirtan Fest - Kartik Special
16 hours of kirtan
at Ganga Talao (Grand Bassin)
Sat 1st Nov 2-6pm
Sun 2nd Nov 7am-7pm
HH Bhagavata Maharaja is presently visiting Mauritius. On the 8th and 9th of October (the first two days of Kartik) he will be at Hare Krishna Land, Phoenix. He will be giving the evening class, after Gaura Arti (7pm), on both nights.
On the evening of Saturday the 11th of October and for the Sunday Feast on Sunday the 12th of October Maharaja will giving special classes at the Krishna Balaram Temple.
Fri 5th Sept: Padayatra starting at Henrietta, Sri Ganesh Mandir at 4 pm. Finish at Shivalaa Glen Park.
Sat 6th Sept: Padayatra starting at Shivala Glen Park at 3pm. Finish at Kabir Mandir, Vacoas.
Sun 7th Sept: Padayatra starting at Kabir Mandir, Vacoas at noon. Finish at Hare Krishna Land, Phoenix.
Sun 7the Sept: Bhajans of Bhaktivinode Thakur & Kirtans, Hare Krishna Land, 9.30am to 9.30 pm
Sunday 14th Sept: 5 hour Kirtan, New Jagannath Puri Dhama, Petit-Raffray, 2-7pm
A free copy of the international Vyasa-puja book may be downloaded here. In Mauritius Syama-rupa prabhu took the initiative to prepare a local book of Vyasa-puja homages to Srila Prabhupada. The beautifully hard bound book of offerings written by over 200 Mauritian devotees was offered to Srila Prabhupada on the occasion of his Vyasa-puja which was celebrated on 18th of August 2014.
Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura (1838-1914) is a prominent preceptor acharya in our Vaisnava line. This year marks his hundredth disappearance anniversary. In many ways Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura chartered the course and lay the foundation for the modern-day bhakti movements. He is most commonly remembered for his establishment of the nama-hatta system, a programme both to facilitate the practice of devotional life while living in one's home and to engage householders in preaching. To mark the hundredth disappearance day anniversary of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura, on Friday the 27th of June 2014, you are invited to attend one of the following programmes:
On the auspicious day of Sri Rama Vijaya Dashami, aka “Dassera”, October 3, 2104, ISKCON inaugurated a grand new temple for Sri Sri Radha Madhava, on the outskirts of Kanpur city, the largest city in India’s largest and most populous state, Uttar Pradesh. Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Sri Ram Naik, and the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, Sri Padmanabh Acharya, presided over the inaugural ceremony.
Seventeen hundred people flooded into ISKCON Italy’s Villaggio Hare Krishna on the outskirts of Milan to celebrate Janmastami, Krishna’s birthday, this August 17th, and to catch their first glimpse of
The United States Department of Agriculture has listed ISKCON’s Gita- nagari Farm in Port Royal, Pennsylvania as one of the most important success stories of preservation and sustainability in 2013.
The world we experience often seems so insane and thus the desire for shelter, protection and love is present in all living entities.
I’m a qualified accountant, I work in Croydon at the Home Office, and people there call me Ash but at the Hare Krishna temple I’m Acyuta.
I got involved with the Hare Krishna movement in my last year of uni about 10 years ago. A few monks came down, and gave a class on karma and why bad things happen to good people, and I found answers I had been looking for.
On August 5th, 2014, one of Srila Prabhupada's earliest disciples, Madhudvisa Das, passed away. He was a great book distributor and kirtaniya.
He was 67.
He took his initiations in 1968; the first in San Francisco, and the second in Los Angeles. Both ceremonies were performed directly by Srila Prabhupada.
In 1972 Srila Prabhupada personally requested him to become a member of ISKCON's Governing Body Commission (GBC).
Although World Cup host Brazil is still reeling from a 7 – 1 loss to Germany on Tuesday July 8th, football fever still grips the country as the World Cup barrels towards the Germany vs Argentina final on Sunday June 13th.
In the midst of it all, a large Harinama party of ISKCON devotees has been a hit as they travel to the major cities where World Cup games are being held, as well as to viewing parties in nearby locales.
The devotees are bringing their own message – celebration of God’s names. And the audience for them is huge.
Submitted by admin on Fri, 08/29/2014 - 21:59
The conditioned soul being in the diseased condition of material life is in dire need of medicine that can heal his long acquired malady of forgetfulness of Sri Krishna.
Submitted by admin on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 22:35
First International Kirtan Mela in Mauritius!