ISKCON Sydney – The newsletter

Welcome to ISKCON Sydney’s e-newsletter.
Year 2011 has come to an end. The Christmas festivities are just round the corner. ISKCON Sydney wishes the congregation a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.

May Their Lordships Sri Sri Radha Gopinatha shower their unlimited mercy on your family through out the coming year.

The temple management would also like to take this opportunity to thank all the devotees for their wonderful service and cooperation to ensure the smooth running of the temple activities.

This week we have a special guest in Sydney HG Krishna Kshetra Prabhu presenting his Srimad Bhagavatam overview.HG Krsna Ksetra Prabhu is a disciple of Srila Prabhupada, and an initiating Guru. He has dedicated his life to understanding teachings of Krishna
Consciousness. The program details are as follows:
Srimad Bhagavatam Overview by HG Krsna Ksetra Prabhu
12 Cantos in 12 Classes
7th – 18th of December 2011
ISKCON Temple North Sydney

12th December 16th December 7.30 PM to 9.00PM
17th of December 7:45am-9am
18th of December 7:30pm-9pm
Regular Morning Srimad Bhagavatam Class 7:45am-9am
11th of December
18th of December

His Grace Sriman Sankarshan Das Adhikari, another disciple of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and an initiating Guru is a practitioner and teacher of the science of Bhakti Yoga for over 36 years. His Grace is visiting Sydney from 22nd Dec to 28th December.
Maharaja is hosting a retreat on 24th and 25th of december 2011 entitled “Unpacking the Secrets of Bhagavat Gita” at Govinda Valley Spiritual Retreat Centre, Otford. To register for the retreat contact Madhvacharya Das @0411762166.

We recently celebrated Gita Jayanti on 11th December 2011 at the Krishna Temple North Sydney where all the 18 chapters of the Srimad Bhagwat Gita were recited by the devotees. This was followed by fire sacrifice ( Yadnya). Many Thanks to all the devotees who participated in the recitation of shlokas.

We will begin the new year with enlivening kirtan on 31/12/2011, please watch the next news letter for the details.

The Sunday School program in the temple runs during school term time every fortnight. Please see the details below how to register with organiser Vilasa-manjari/Prananatha Das and teach your children how to love Krishna and enjoy the fun filled activities each session.

As usual the Sunday Program runs each week from 4.30pm with arati and kirtans, prasadam available from 5.30pm and discourse at 6.15pm.

Anyone wishing to contribute money can click the PayPal logo to donate online.

Bhakti Bazar–the temple shop has a new stock of exciting items ( gopi dresses, sarees, jewellery….) Please come and check out soon till the stock lasts. Please contact Sudarshan Das at 0425760909 for more details.

Thank you for your support.

Hope to see you all soon

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