Aug 13 2019 – Aug 20 2019
Dear Friends and Patrons,
Hope this meets you all well and experiencing Lord Krsna’s love!
We extend a warm welcome to you and your family to join us for the Ecstatic Balaram Jayanthi Festival , Harinam & Others events at ISV this week.
Wednesday: Balarama Jayanthi Festival – Morning Session – Mangala Arati & Japa Circle presided by H.G Vaisesika Prabhu @ 4:30am
Wednesday: Balarama Jayanthi Festival – Evening Session presided by H.G Vaisesika Prabhu @ 5:00pm
Saturday: Srimad Bhagavatam Discourse by H.G. Vaisesika Prabhu @ 7:30am
Saturday: Kirtan Oasis Festival in Palo Alto @ 6:59pm
Sunday: Sunday Feast Discourse by H.G. Vaisesika Prabhu @ 4:00pm
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.
WEDNESDAY, AUG 14 – BALARAM JAYANTHI FESTIVAL
Tomorrow Wednesday, Aug 14th is the auspicious appearance of Lord Balarama, who is the eternal companion of Sri Krishna. He represents the services rendered wherever the Lord is present. He came as Lakshman with Rama and later as Nityananda Prabhu with Caitanya Mahaprabhu. He is the original spiritual master, and any one desiring to make spiritual progress must first get the mercy of Lord Balarama.
Please find below schedule of Lord Balarama Jayanthi Festival.
4:30am: Mangala Aarti
5:00am: Tulasi Aarti
5:15am : Japa Circle
7:30am: Greeting Deities
7:45am: Guru Puja
8:00am -10:00am: Bramha-Samhita Recitation and Srimad Bhagavatam class by His Grace Vaisesika Prabhu
5:00pm: Bhajans & Lecture on Glories of Lord Balarama by His Grace Vaisesika Prabhu
7:30pm: Arotik & Julan Yatra
8:00pm: Announcement & Acknowledgements
Balarama Japa Circle will be presided by H.G. Vaisesika Prabhu. Devotees can renew thier Japa vows and pray for strength from Lord Balarama. Each devotee can write a short prayer asking for strength to do good Japa in a Flash card and bring it with you on Balarama Purnima Japa Circle.
SATURDAY, AUG 17 – DISCOURSE ON SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM
Hearing Srimad Bhagavatam from pure devotees is the most important means of attaining the ultimate goal of life. Through the process of submissively hearing sound vibration and chanting transcendental sound one attains a fearless state, free from darkness, free from doubt, free from the bewilderment of the accepting and rejecting nature of the mind.
7.30am: Srimad Bhagavatam Discourse by H.G. Vaisesika Prabhu
10:00am: Guru puja followed by Prasadam
SATURDAY, AUG 17 – KIRTAN OASIS FESTIVAL IN PALO ALTO @ 6:59PM
We cordially invite all of you to join us for our monthly Kirtan Oasis Festival in Palo Alto this Saturday, August 17th at 6.59 PM. Please come and take part in this joyful experience of chanting and dancing with the most powerful mantra in this age of Kali Yuga – the Maha Mantra.
When: Saturday, August 17th @ 6.59pm (Please come as early as possible)
Where: Lytton Plaza on University Avenue (220 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301)
SUNDAY, AUG 18 – SUNDAY FEAST @ 4:00PM
We welcome you and your family to join us for Sunday feast program this week filled with bhajans, spiritual discussion, arotik and delicious feast.
4.00 pm – 5.30 pm – Sunday Feast Discourse by H.G Vaisesiks Prabhu
5.30 – 6.00 pm – Gaura Aarti, Narasimhadeva Prayers
6.00 pm – Announcements followed by Prasadam
7.30 – 7.45 pm Shayan Aarti Darshan