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Hare Krishna Temple Upcoming Events:

Bhagavat Katha in Hindi

HG Vasudev Prabhu is visiting us from ISKCON Juhu Temple in Mumbai. He is a disciple of HH Radha Govinda Maharaj and, by the blessings of Maharaja, has been conducting Srimad Bhagavat Saptah katha in Hindi for many years in India (ISKCON Juhu, ISKCON Mira Road Mumbai, ISKCON Vrindavan, ISKCON Agra, ISKCON Indore, ISKCON Vallabh Vidya Nagar, ISKCON Baroda, ISKCON  Amravati, ISKCON Rohini Delhi, to name few).

Katha will be followed by Prasadam.

 

SRI JAGANNATHA RATHA YATRA – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 02, 12:00 PM

Please join us for a wonderful festival of Sri Jagannatha Ratha yatra on Saturday, September 02, starting at 12:00 pm at  City Island, 25 Station Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17101 (please see the map).Every year in the summer, one of the world’s largest and oldest festivals happens in India – the Ratha Yatra. A Sanskrit phrase, “Ratha Yatra” literally translates into English as “chariot procession.” As such,three richly decorated chariots, resembling temple structures, are pulled through the streets of the small coastal town of Puri in Eastern India. …Read More

 

Sri JanamAstami Festival – Tuesday Aug 15th, 2017 8 pm till Midnight

Hare Krishna Temple’s spectacular Janmashtami festival is expected to attract visitors all over Harrisburg/ Mechanicsburg/ Lancaster/ Reading to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna on earth 5,000 years ago. The festival will demonstrate the spiritual variety of India’s ancient Vedic culture in all its glory.

Sri Krishna Janmashtami is the appearance of Lord Krishna on the eighth day (ashtami) of the waning moon (Krishnapaksha) in the month of Bhadra. Devotees fast till midnight and engage in various services to please the Lord. Two new outfits and one flower outfit is offered to lord on Krishna Janmashtami at ISKCON Vrindavan. At midnight, after abhishek, grand aarti is done and then enjoy a sumptuous feast prepared and offered to the Lord with love and devotion.

 

Hare Krishna Dear Devotees, 
Dandvat Pranam, Jai Srila Prabhupad!!
On Behalf of ISKCON Baltimore, Hare Krishna Temple,Harrisburg would like to invite you all to Sri Jagannath Rath yatra at Baltimore onSunday, May 28th 2017 from 12 Noon.
 
For More information Visit:  http://chariotfestivalmd.org/
 
Due to this event at Baltimore, our Weekly Sunday program on 28th May, 2017 is Canceled. Hare Krishna temple will also remain closed on coming Sunday 28th May, 2017.

Narasimha Caturdasi Celebration, May 14 th

Hare Krishna Temple invites you to join us on the joyous occasion of celebrating the Appearance day of Lord Narasimhadeva – Sri Narasimha Caturdasi (Actual Day 9th May), on Sunday May 14th 2017 at 4pm.

Sri Narasimha Jayanti is the appearance day of Lord Narasimha, the half-lion/half-man incarnation of Supreme Lord Krishna, who appeared to protect Sri-Prahlada from his demoniac father Hiranyakashipu.

Hiranyakashipu received a special benediction from Lord Brahma that he could not be killed by any human being, demigod or animal or any other entities; he could not be killed by any kind of weapons, neither during day nor night. So, the Lord appeared from a pillar, in a half-man/half-lion form and killed Hiranyakashipu with His nails at twilight, thus satisfying all the conditions.

Unmatched and Supreme, He is present on earth, heaven and everywhere.

Sri Narasimha Bhagawan ki Jai !!!

Visit of HG Vidur Priya Das prabhu – Sun, May 21st

Please come and get the association of HG Vidur Priya prabhu, who is visiting us from Delhi on May 21st.
He will be giving the Sunday feast lecture on coming Sunday, May 21st at the temple.

Contact: BOD@Iohu.org

Brief bio: HG Vidur Priya prabhu Is a senior disciple of HHH Gopal Krishna Maharaj. He came in contact with devotees in 1996 and was initiated in 1999. He worked as a structural engineer and served at ISKCON Dallas for many years. Under the guidance of his spiritual master he returned back to India in 2005 to render full time service in ISKCON New Delhi. He is currently the Director at the Delhi ISKCON Museum – www.youtube.com/watch?v=KP03cMmXB04. He travels across India and visits US annually for various preaching programs.

Mothers Day May 14 th

We will also be honoring Mother’s Day along with Lord Narasimha Bhagawan appearance celebration.

Mother’s Day, a day of  celebration and honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.

We are inviting all mothers and mothers in the society for a warm, sweet and loving experience with other mothers in our community.

Sunday Feast: Every Sunday at 4pm.
We invite you to join us for this week’s spiritual program. The Program consists of Bhajans/ Kirtans, spiritual discourse, Q&A, aarti, and sumptuous Prasadam.
Program Schedule:
Tulasi Aarti 4:00 PM
Discourse 4:15 PM
Mantra Meditation 5:15 PM
Aarti 5:30 PM
Prasadam / Vegetarian Feast 6:15 PM
Sunday School for children 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Temple timings are Sunday 4.00 PM to 7.00 PM.Temple will not be open rest of the day, unless there is special program.
For more information or questions about our services, please contact us by phone or email.
Hare Krishna Temple
6200 Bedford St,
Harrisburg, PA 17111
Phone: 717-800-1616
Email: iohu@iohu.org

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