2016

Yearly Archives

  • Devotees Take Srila Prabhupada on Historic Trip to Antarctica

    Kesihanta (left) and Trivikrama with their Hare Krishna mantra banner in Antarctica In a unique offering for ISKCON’s 50th anniversary, two devotees have made a preaching trip to Antarctica, the southernmost and coldest continent in the world. The intrepid explorers are Kesihanta Das, a Prabhupada disciple and co-director of ISKCON Alachua’s Save the Cow program, […]

  • Good Time to Catch the Tax Benefits

    2016 is quickly coming to a close. But there’s still time to make a tax deductible financial contribution to ISKCON Alachua. As our temple continues to grow and develop, we have many plans for the years ahead. Giving in charity is good for the soul and gives much benefit to the giver. As Srila Prabhupada […]

  • Gita Jayanti

    On Saturday, December 10, 2016, we observe the most auspicious day of Gita Jayanti, the day commemorating the advent of the Bhagavad-gita. We will continue with tradition and chant all 700 verses of the Gita in the Temple room beginning at 4:00 p.m., and we will finish just in time for Sundara Arati at 6:30 […]

  • Festival of the Holy Name

    The annual Festival of the Holy Name is approaching. There will be special guest kirtaniyas. Experience the maha-mantra and chant at the Festival of the Holy Name! November 25 and 26, 2016 — 10 AM to 10 PM, November 27, 2016 — 10 AM to 1:30 PM (Thanksgiving weekend) At ISKCON New Raman Reti in […]

  • Support North American ISKCON Youth’s annual mission trip to Mexico

    Support our North American ISKCON Youth’s upcoming annual mission trip to Mexico. Thirty-six of our next generation youth and young adult missionaries will be embarking on a 7000-mile journey over the course of their winter break, December 14-January 5, to share the spiritually uplifting message of Krishna consciousness with thousands of people in towns and […]

  • Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Day – THIS Thursday, November 3, 2016

    (Fasting until noon) 4:30 a.m.—Mangal Arati 5:00 a.m.—Tulasi Puja 5:30 a.m.—Japa 7:20 a.m.—Guru Puja 7:45 a.m.—Greeting the deities 8:00 a.m.—Remembrances 10:30 a.m.—Bring in 500 preps for Srila Prabhupada’s Maha Prasadam Feast 11:45 a.m.—Pushpanjali 12:00 noon—Arati to Srila Prabhupada and to Sri Sri Radha Shyamasundara 12:30 p.m.—Distribution of Srila Prabhupada’s Maha Prasadam 5:30 p.m.—NEW TIME – […]

  • Govardhana Puja and Go Seva Festival

    Join us for the Govardhana Puja and Go Seva Festival on Sunday, October 30, 2016, to celebrate Krishna lifting Govardhana Hill. The day’s full schedule will be announced next week. 4:15 p.m. – Arati and Kirtan 5:40 – 6:00 p.m. – Go (Cow) Puja and circumbulate Govardhana Hill 6:30 p.m. – Maha Prasadam Feast Please […]

  • Month of Damodara Celebration at the Temple

    As we know, this is a very auspicious time of the year. It is stated in the Skanda Purana that all holy places reside in the month of Kartika, which is eternally dear to Lord Krishna. Whatever pious deeds one performs to please Lord Visnu during the month of Kartika brings a benefit that is […]