31 Dec Chanting Hare Krishna into the New Year 2012
Article sent by His Grace Ramkinkar Dasa
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The hearts of the youths, beating to the transcendental sound vibrations of the Holy Names of Krishna: Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare / Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare, accompanied by Lord Balaram in the form of the Mrindangas and Katals for a 24 hour Kirtan, to welcome the New Year 2012 in devotional style.
A 3-Day festival programme has been organized by the Management of the New Jaganarth Puri Temple in Phoenix, North of Durban.
The programme would include three senior sannyasis, disciples and grand disciples of Srila Prabhupada, Srila Bhakti Charu Swami, just flew in from Cape Town, His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami, (GBC,SA) flew in from Vrindavana and His Holiness Bhakti Vasudev Swami flew in from New York.
The New Year’s Eve programme will kick-off with Srila Prabhupada Guru Puja, Srila Prabhupada Night, Maha Harinam and Midnight Artee.
A chariot parade is scheduled to take place on Sunday, 01 January 2012, starting at 15:00 from Rydalvale Grounds to the New Jagannath Puri Temple Grounds.
These festivals becoming bigger each year are being hosted in celebrating the anniversary installation of Srila Prabhupada and Natai Gaura Sunder.
Hare Krishna Maha Mantra ki Jai.
Ramkinkar das & Team
Photo caption: HH Bhakti Caitanya Swami in discussion with HH Vasudev Swami after inaugurating the 24 hour kirtan.