Aug 20 2019 – Aug 27 2019
Dear Friends and Patrons,
Hope this meets you all well and experiencing Lord Krsna’s love!
Hope this meets you all well and experiencing Lord Krishna’s love!
“One who knows the transcendental nature of My appearance and activities does not, upon leaving the body, takes his birth again in this material world, but attains My eternal abode. O Arjuna” – Bhagavad-gita 4.9.
This year Sri Krishna Janmashtami falls on Friday, August 23rd. Like devotees all over the world, ISV is planning a spectacular festival to celebrate Lord Krishna’s divine appearance. We extend a warm welcome to you and your family to join us for the Janmasthami Celebrations!
Wednesday: As we are preparing for Janmashtami Celebrations, there won’t be a class in the temple room on Wednesday evening. Devotees can check Facebook @FanTheSpark later in the evening, to see if H.G. Vaisesika Prabhu is speaking online.
Friday: Grand Sri Krishna Janmashtami Festival presided by H.G. Vaisesika Prabhu & H.H. Giriraj Swami. Program starts at 4:30am
Saturday: Srila Prabhupada Appearance Day Festival presided by H.G. Vaisesika Prabhu &
H.H. Giriraj Swami. Program starts at 8:00am
Sunday: Sunday Feast Lecture and Initiations by H.G. Vaisesika Prabhu & H.H. Giriraj Swami @ 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 21 – NO CLASS IN ISV TEMPLE ROOM
As we are preparing for Janmashtami Celebrations, there won’t be a class in the temple room on Aug 21, Wednesday evening. Devotees can check Facebook @FanTheSpark later in the evening, to see if H.G. Vaisesika Prabhu is speaking online.
FRIDAY, AUG 22 – GRAND JANMASHTAMI CELEBRATIONS
ISV’s biggest celebration of the year – Lord Krishna’s birthday! This year Sri Krishna Janmashtami falls on Friday, August 23rd. 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.
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 & H.H. Giriraj Swami . Just by taking darshan of the deities on this wonderful day our hearts and lives will be filled with auspiciousness and joy.
Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohanji Sri Krishna Janmastami Schedule 2019 (Aug 23rd)
04:30 AM – Mangala Aartik
05:00 AM – Tulasi Aartik
05:15 AM – Japa
07:15 AM – Guru Puja
07:30 AM – Darshan Aartik & Kirtana
08:30 AM – Sastra Jam & Hari Katha
10:00 AM – Abhishek Of Sri Sri Radha MadanMohan
11:00 AM – Sastra Jam & Hari Katha
12:00 PM – Raj Bhoga Aartik
01:00 PM – Kirtan and Hari Katha
02:00 PM – Kirtan by Community Devotees
04:00 PM – Kirtan and Hari Katha
06:00 PM – Kirtan by ISV Kids
07:00 PM – Sandhya Aartik
08:30 PM – Abhishek & Kirtana
10:00 PM – Hari Katha
11:30 PM – Kirtana
12:00 AM – Maha Aartik
SATURDAY, AUG 24 – SRILA PRABHUPADA APPEARANCE DAY FESTIVAL
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 express an offering of gratitude to Prabhupada. Hearing such heartfelt glorification of the devotee of the Lord purifies the heart of the hearers and brings immense inner happiness.
O8:00 AM -12:00 PM Srila Prabhupada Katha & Offerings presided by H.G. Vaisesika Prabhu & H.H. Giriraj Swami
12:00 PM – Offering of the Janmathami-Vyasa Puja Monthly Sankirtana Festival results by H. G Krishna Purushotam Prabhu
12:15 PM – Puspanjali & Srila Prabhupada Aartik
01:15 PM – Prasadam
SUNDAY, AUG 25 – SUNDAY FEAST TALK & INITIATIONS @ 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 & Initiations by H.H. Giriraj Swami & H.G Vaisesika 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