Celebrate Joyful Festivals with ISKCON Auckland!

Discover a vibrant tapestry of spiritual celebrations through the diverse festivals of ISKCON. Each festival holds its unique charm and significance, offering a profound journey into the depths of devotion and joy.

  • Janmastami: Commemorate Lord Krishna's divine appearance with fasting, chanting, and joyous midnight celebrations. Temples are adorned, devotional songs echo, and the atmosphere is charged with devotion.
  • Radhastami: Honor the divine love between Lord Krishna and Srimati Radharani. With heartfelt devotion and special rituals, devotees celebrate the appearance of Radharani, the embodiment of pure devotion.
  • Gaura Purnima: Rejoice in the appearance of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the pioneer of the sankirtan movement. Festivities include chanting, dancing, and devotional discourses.
  • Ratha Yatra: Witness the grand chariot procession of Lord Jagannatha, Baladeva, and Subhadra. This vibrant street festival exemplifies unity, and the Divine's journey touches hearts along the way.
  • Diwali: Celebrate the triumph of light over darkness with Diwali, the festival of lamps. Devotees express their devotion through worship, feasting, and the sharing of spiritual wisdom.
  • Govardhan Puja: Experience the enchanting festival of devotion to Govardhan Hill, symbolising Krishna's protection. Devotees create stunning hill replicas and offer their love and gratitude.
  • Go Puja: Reverence for the sacred cow, a symbol of nourishment and motherly love, is expressed in Go Puja. Devotees worship cows, acknowledging their vital role in our lives.
  • Holi: Immerse yourself in the festival of colors, Holi, where joy knows no bounds. Devotees celebrate the victory of good over evil with vibrant colors and jubilant festivities.
  • Sunday Feast: Join us for the sumptuous Sunday Feast, a weekly celebration of community, culture, and devotion. Indulge in a feast for the senses, both spiritual and culinary.
  • Ram Navami: Celebrate the appearance of Lord Rama, an embodiment of righteousness and virtue. Devotees honor His divine journey through prayers, kirtans, and discourses.
  • Narasimha Chaturdashi: Reverence for Lord Narasimha, an incarnation of Lord Krishna, on this day signifies protection and devotion overcoming all adversities.
  • Lord Balarama Appearance: Celebrate the advent of Lord Balarama, Krishna's elder brother, a symbol of strength and unconditional love. Devotees seek His blessings for inner fortitude.
  • Gita Jayanti: Honor the timeless wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita on this day. Devotees engage in reading and discussing the sacred scripture, seeking guidance for life's challenges.

These festivals, woven with devotion and cultural richness, beckon you to join our global community in celebrating the divine. Stay tuned for event updates and immerse yourself in the joyous spirit of ISKCON's vibrant festivals.

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