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Monday, September 23, 2013

Sri Jagannath Ratha Yatra Chariot Festival - 2013

15th Sri Jagannath Ratha Yatra Chariot Festival in Colombo, Sri Lanka. 
on Thursday 19th of September 2013 !
The procession started from the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple located at the 188, New Chetty St, Kotahena, Colombo at 9am and traversed along the main roads in Colombo. The program ended when the Chariot reached the Temple at 2pm.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony for New Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple

Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony for 

Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple

188, New Chetty St, Colombo-13, Sri Lanka

With the blessing of Lord Krishna the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony was  held on the 27th of January 2013 during the auspicious period from to
25.01.2013 Friday:          At 10.00 am: Vaasthu Pooja
26.01.2013 Saturday:     Morning: Pooja and Homam for Varaha Perumal 
& Booma Devi                
27.01.2013 Sunday:        From morning 7.00 am : Foundation Stone Laying

After the laying of the foundation stone the deities of Sri Sri Radha Krishna, Lord Jaganath, Baladev & Subathra were taken in a procession to a temporary place.

The foundation stone laying ceremony was conducted with the participation of:

Ø  The Governing Body Commissioner His Divine Grace Jayapataka Swami - the Chief devotee presiding over the function.
Ø  Temple Priests:  His Grace Sipivista Das Prabhu - India, His Grace Shyam Chand Das Prabhu – India
Ø  Priests who performed Yagyas: Sriman Anandamoya Das Prabhu – India, 
    Sriman Rohit Das Prabhu – India
Ø  On behalf of Temple Construction Committee: Mr.V.T.V. Veerabahu
Ø  Stapathy: Viswasri C. S. Shanthakumar
Ø  Temple President: Sriman Mahakarta Das
Ø  Vice President: Sriman Nimai Sundar Das
Ø  Secretary: Srimati Nandarani Devi (Principal of Gokulam Children’s Home)

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Annual Ratha Yatra-2012

Annual Ratha Yatra Festival-2012

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Sri Lanka celebrated the Ratha Yatra Festival for the 14th consecutive time on Sunday the 30th, October 2012.

H.H.Jayapataka Swami and H.H.Bhanu Swami also attended the festival. The Ratha left the temple at 7am from the Radha Krishna Temple and reached Ramakrishna Mission Hall, Wellawatte and remained there until 2nd October on which date started the journey to Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple.
Thousands of devotees from all over Colombo participated enthusiastically and received the blessings from Lord Jagannath, Baladev and Subadhra.
There was chanting and dancing by the Mayapur devotees and prasadam distribution. Many school children and the Hare Krishna religious school children also were in the procession.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Upcoming Event- Sri Jagannath Ratha Yatra Festival 2012

Sri Jagannatha Ratha Yatra Festival on 30th September 2012 to 02nd October 2012