AUG 15 – AUG 18 2017
Dear Friends and Patrons
Hope this meets you all well.
This year Lord Sri Krishna’s Janamasthmi (divine appearance of Lord Sri Krishna) falls on August 15th. At ISKCON of Silicon Valley we would like to invite you and your family to join us for the festivities of this auspicious and transcendental grand celebration presided by H.G. Vaisesika Prabhu. On this day Radha Krishna deities are magnificently dressed and adorned with jewelleries & colourful fragrant flowers. Just by taking darshan of the deities on this wonderful day our hearts and lives will be filled with auspiciousness and joy.
The festivities begin at 4:30am and it will continue until midnight. There will be ecstatic melodious Kirtans, Sri Krishna Kalsha Abhishek, Cultural programs, Discourses, Jhulan Seva, Arati and much more.
4:30am Mangala Aartik
5:00am Tulasi Aartik
7:15am Guru Puja
7:30am Darshan Aartik & Kirtana
8:30am Sastra Jam & Hari Katha
12:00pm Raj Bhoga Aartik
1:00pm Kirtan and Hari Katha
2:00pm Kirtan by Community Devotees
4:00pm Kirtan and Hari Katha
6:00pm Kirtan by ISV Kids
7:00pm Sandhya Aartik
8:30pm Abhishek & Kirtana
10:00pm Hari Katha
11:15pm Announcements & Acknowledgements
12:00am Maha Aartik
Watch us Live! In case you are unable to make it, you can also join us through audio conference or watch live broadcast. The details are available at www.IskconSiliconValley.com.
SRILA PRABHUPADA APPEARANCE DAY ,WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16
Join us for the celebration of the Appearance Day of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder-acarya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. At the advanced age of sixty-nine, Srila Prabhupada traveled from India to the United States on a small cargo ship to deliver the world from the suffering of material consciousness. This is the most important and sweetest day of the year, where Srila Prabhupad’s disciples and grand disciples are given the opportunity to express an offering of gratitude to Prabhupada.Hearing such hearfelt glorification of the devotees of the Lord brings immense inner happiness to the hearers.
8:00am -12pm Srila Prabhupada Katha & Offerings
11:45am- Offering of the Janmathami-Vyasa Puja Monthly Sankirtana Festival results
12:00pm – Puspanjali & Srila Prabhupada Aartik