It’s the auspicious event of the Supreme Personality of Godhead’s transcendental appearance on Thursday 2nd of September (Sri Krishna Janmastami) and the Appearance of the foremost preacher of Krishna Consciousness, His Divine Grace, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (Sri Vyasa-puja) on the very next day Friday 3rd of September.
This is the most fortunate opportunity to glorify the Lord and His pure devotee, receiving His limitless blessings by chanting and hearing of His glorious qualities and pastimes.
Everyone is cordially invited to attend the functions at Sri Sri Radha Gokulananda’s home in the Hunter Valley – New Gokula farm.
There will be Aratis, Kirtan and Prasadam throughout the day on Thursday for Janmastami with a full evening program of worship, Bhajans, Abhishek bathing ceremony and narrations of the pastimes of Krishna.
Evening festivities begin at 6pm and roll on til the midnight candlelight arati, followed by the sumptuous Janmastami feast.
We are eagerly anticipating your company in commemorating the most important event in the universe. Please come for a darshan or for the entire evening of ecstatic chanting.
Presents can be offered to Their Lordships in the form of decorative jewellery, offerings of grains, ghee, sugar, spices, incense, scented oils, kitchen utensils, donations, flowering plants, fruit trees or any other items useful for the Lord’s service.
There will be a morning program from 10.30 am on Friday for Sri Vyasa-puja (worship of Srila Prabhupada) ending at 1pm with a wonderful prasadam feast.
It’s Festival season. Tuesday the 24th of August is the Appearance celebration of Lord Sri Balarama, which will be celebrated at New Gokula temple from 6pm through to 8 pm. Please come along and hear about The Lord’s wonderful qualities and pastimes and honour the favourite prasadam of Lord Baladev – Varuni juice and Gulab Jamuns!