Prelude to Bhakti Shastri Bhagavad-gita As It Is study course begins 19 September 2017

Prelude to Bhakti Shastri 
Bhagavad-gita As It Is study course


A lead-in to Bhakti Shastri Bhagavad-gita As It Is study course
Based on "Introduction to Bhagavad-Gita As It Is", 
excerpt's from Vaishnava Primer & 
“Srila Prabhupada Lilamrta”. 
Presented by Shanti Parayana Das


19 September – 1 November 2017 
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays
5.00 – 6.30pm 
New Govardhana Temple Room 
All Welcome to attend

Bhagavad-gita As It Is Bhakti Shastri Study Course begins 9 November

Bhagavad-gita As It Is
Bhakti Shastri Study Course
Presented by Shanti Parayana Das

We have the finest philosophy encapsulated 
in the Bhakti Shastras.A systematic study course 
refreshes your wisdom and puts the subtle truths 
of Gaudiya Vaishnavism into practical perspective. 
Now here at New Govardhan you can gain credits 
towards an ISKCON approved Bhakti Shastri degree, 
which is valuable for devotees aspiring to progress 
in their commitment to devotional service. 

Course begins 
9  November 2017

5.00 – 6.30pm 
New Govardhana Temple Room 

The course will be 
held each Monday, 
Tuesday,Thursday & Friday

For registration please email 
Shanti Parayana das 
shantipa55@hotmail.com

Bhaktividya Purna Swami 29 July – 4 August

Jhulan Yatra Thursday, 3 – Monday 7 August

 

Daily during the morning program

7am         Darsana
7.05am    Guru puja
7.15am    Swing festival
7.40am    Srimad Bhagavatam class

Sunday evening

6.30pm    Arati and kirtan
6.50pm    Swing festival and kirtan

Lord Balarama’s Appearance Day Monday, 7 August

 

7.30am      Darsana
9.30am      Bhajans
10am         Class
10.45am    Abhiseka
11.30am    Gift opening
11.30am    Children’s activities – Transcendental Treasure Hunt
12pm         Arati and kirtan
1pm           Feast

Sri Janmastami Monday, 14 & Tuesday, 15 August

 

 

Sri Janmastami
Monday, 14 & Tuesday, 15 August

Jamastami Adhivasa
Monday, 14 August

6.30pm    Sandhya arati
6.50pm    Adhivasa ceremony

Main Janmastami Festival
Tuesday 15 August

3pm         Bhajans and Fire Yajna
4pm         Arati
4.30pm    Bhajans
5.45pm    Gurukula presentations Grades K–2
6.30pm    Sandhya arati
7pm         Swing festival
7.45pm    Opening gifts & donor appreciation
8.30pm    Sayana arati
8.50pm    Oddisi Dance
9.20pm    Krishna book reading
9.45pm    Abhiseka
11pm       Curtains close
11pm       Kirtana
12pm       Midnight arati
12.30pm  Feast

 

 

 

 

 

KALASH

Planning for this year’s Janmastami festivities are well underway and the event promises to be an ecstatic and joyful occasion.  This year Krishna Janmastami falls on Tuesday, 15 August.  We are very excited to announce that we have Kalashes available to sponsor, which includes assortment of maha sweets and maha gifts.  Please come forward and sponsor a Kalash or a gift bag as the donations go directly towards Their Lordship’s service.

Gold Level Kalash – $1,008 (Only 2 available)
Names of family and loved ones read out to Their Lordships along with a Kalash Gold Level sponsor gift bag which includes: An assortment of maha sweets, 2017/2018 Vaisnava Calendar, Maha counter beads, Tulasi necklace, A4 photo of Radha Govardhanadhari. New Govardhana Goshala Postcards,
original painting by local devotee artis.


Silver Level Kalash – $501 (Only 4 available)
Names of family and loved ones read out to Their Lordships along with a Kalash Silver Level sponsor gift bag which includes: An assortment of maha sweets, 2017/2018 Vaisnava Calendar, Maha counter beads, Tulasi necklace, A4 photo of Radha.

Bronze Level Kalash – $351 (Only 20 available)
Names of family and loved ones read out to Their Lordships along with a Kalash Bronze Level sponsor gift bag which includes: An assortment of maha sweets, 2017/2018 Vaisnava Calendar, Maha counter beads.

Gift bags can be sponsored for $151 each, which includes assortment of maha sweets and maha gifts.

Please order your Kalash today
In person: New Govardhana Temple Office
Mobile Phone: 0408 613 856
Email: iskconng.office@gmail.com

 


 

 

 

 

SPONSORSHIPS

"Sri Krishna Janmastami & Srila Prabhupada's Appearance Day Sponsorship  & Service Opportunities"    
    
Dresses    
Day Dress      4,000.00
Night Dress    1,500.00

Aratis
Mangala Arati Milk Sweets Offering    251.00
Mangala Arati and Bhoga Arati          108.00
Raja Bhoga Arati                                108.00
Bhoga Arati (fruit offering time)          108.00
Sandhya Arati                                    108.00
Sayana Arati                                      108.00
Midnight Arati                                     108.00
Midnight Bhoga Arati                          251.00

Flowers & decorations
Flower garlands (daytime)  
 
Lord Sri Govardhandari                              108.00
Lord Sri Govardhandari's Tulasi garland    108.00
Srimati Radharani                                       108.00
Lord Caitanya                                               71.00
Lord Nityananda                                           71.00
Lord Krishna                                                 71.00
Lord Krishna's Tulasi garland                       71.00
Lord Balarama                                              71.00
Lord Giriraja                                                  50.00
Small (chota) Gaura Nitai                             40.00
Small (chota) Radha-Govardhandari            50.00
Tulasi Devi                                                    20.00
Disciplic Succession (Guru Parampara)       60.00

Flower garlands (Midnight darshan)  
Lord Sri Krishna (Govardhandari)    108.00
Srimati Radharani                            108.00
Lord Caitanya                                    71.00
Lord Nityananda                                71.00
Lord Krishna                                      71.00
Lord Balarama                                   71.00
Lord Giriraja                                       50.00
Small (chota) Gaura Nitai                  40.00
Small (chota) Radha-Govardhandari 50.00

Altar and Temple decorations    
Flowers and vases               601.00
Theme based decorations 1,001.00
Fruit decorations                   501.00
Flowers for decorations        601.00

Abhiseka (Bathing) Ceremony
Pre-bathing ceremony large lamp offering    51.00
10 kgs Honey                                              108.00
15 litres milk and Ghee                                 75.00
15 kgs yoghurt                                            108.00
15 litres sugar water                                     30.00
Abhiseka oils                                              108.00
Oranges                                                     108.00
Apples                                                        108.00
Kiwi Fruits                                                  108.00
Grapes                                                       108.00
Strawberries                                               108.00
16 Coconuts                                                 64.00
Abhisek fruit garlands                                  64.00
Sandalwood paste                                     108.00
Rose petals/flowers                                     51.00

Children's Activities Tent    
Tent           451.00
Activities    301.00

Other
Car park lighting                            450.00
Heating                                          450.00
Sound system/lighting                   500.00
Midnight arati lamps (3 altars)       450.00
Midnight Feast                            1,208.00
Cake for Radha-Govardhandari    501.00

Srila Prabhupada's Vyasa Puja     
Garlands for Srila Prabhupada    501.00
Vyasasana Decorations               501.00
Feast                                         1,500.00
    
There are also many other service opportunities available such as,    
Chop up vegetables for the midnight feast Assist with preparations:  decorations Set up lighting, etc. Set up prasadam area     Set up Kid's area     Gifts for the deities:  Jewellery and other paraphernalia for the deity department Cleaning up prasadam area after the feast: Janmastami & Srila Prabhupada's Appearance day festivals And anywhere else you feel you would like to assist, please contact relevant teams Help decorate the Swing (Jhulan) for chota Radha-Govardhandari's swing pastime Set up tents

 

Srila Prabhupada’s Vyasa Puja Wednesday, 16 August

 

4.30am    Mangali arati – led by Srila Prabhupada
7am         Darsana
8.30am    Srimad Bhagavatam class Srila Prabhupada
9.15am    Vyasapuja book offered to Srila Prabhupada
9.30am    Homages, readings and presentations
11am       Abhiseka of Srila Prabhupada (all devotees can participate)
11.45am  Continue with homages
12.45pm  Feast offered to Srila Prabhupada
1pm         Puspanjali and gurupuja
2pm         Feast

Sri Radhastami Tuesday, 29 August

 

7.30am    Darshan
8.15am    Initiations by Bir Krishna Goswami
9.30am    Bhajans
10am       Abhiseka
11am       Class by Bir Krishna Goswami
11:45am  Puspanjali
12pm       Arati and kirtana
12.30pm  Gift opening
1pm         Feast

 

38th Installation Anniversary of Radha Govardhanadhari

Bhaktivinoda Thakura Disappearance Day Festival _ Saturday, 24 June

 

Bhaktivinoda Thakura Disappearance Day
Saturday, 24 June 2017

7.30am Class on Bhaktivinoda Thakura 
10am Bhajans and readings
11.45am Prasada offered to Bhaktivinoda Thakura
11.50am Puspanjali
12pm Guru puja, arati and kirtan
12.30pm Feast