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ISKCON Alachua

17306 NW 112th Blvd
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
+1 386 462 2017 www.alachuatemple.com/

March 2016

ISKCON of Alachua Shiva Ratri 2016

Sunday 6th March 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ISKCON Alachua, 17306 NW 112th Blvd
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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Shiva (Lord Shiva) + ratri (night), so Shivaratri means the night of Lord Shiva. Devotees of Lord Shiva generally observe a strict fast on this day and some go to the extent of a nirjal fast i.e. they do not even have a sip of water. Srimad Bhagavatam (S.B) (12.13.16) states vaisnavanam yatha sambhu i.e. Lord Shiva is the best of the Vaishnavas, the devotee of Lord Krishna, our Gaudiya vaishnavas however worship Lord Shiva on this day in order to receive His blessings…

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ISKCON of Alachua Snan Yatra 2016

Sunday 20th March 2016 @ 4:15 pm - 7:00 pm
ISKCON Alachua, 17306 NW 112th Blvd
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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Snāna-yātrā is the famous bathing ceremony of Lord Jagannāth. Along with His brother Baladeva and sister Subhadrā, Lord Jagannāth is Krishna Himself uniquely appearing with big dilated eyes, smiling face and shrunken hands and legs; a manifestation of His euphoria while reminiscing His childhood pastimes in the enchanting village of Vrndāvana. We’d love to have your company. Please come. Bathing Ceremony will start from 4:15pm onwards. We finish the day by sharing a prasādam feast. All are invited.

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ISKCON of Alachua Gaur Purnima 2016

Tuesday 22nd March 2016 @ 4:30 am - 7:30 pm
ISKCON Alachua, 17306 NW 112th Blvd
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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Lord Chaitanya is the Supreme Person, Krishna, appearing as His own worshiper. He is the combined form of Krishna and Krishna’s most dear devotee, Srimati Radharani. He came to experience the love She feels for Him, and to show by example how to fully surrender to Krishna. He exhibited symptoms of love of God to the highest degree, and emphasized chanting the holy names of Krishna as the best means to attain love of God. On this day is the…

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Holy Festival of Colors Alachua 2016

Saturday 26th March 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ISKCON Alachua, 17306 NW 112th Blvd
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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What is Holi? Lots of color. Everywhere. It’s a festival celebrating love – and the power of love to bring all good things into our lives. The festival signifies new life, new growth, new beginnings. Holi, therefore, reminds us to color our life with love, faith, and a generous spirit. It calls us to give and receive. And best of all, it's just great fun. We get lost in color, forget about our usual identity, and experience life – and…

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April 2016

ISKCON of Alachua Ram Navami 2016

Sunday 17th April 2016 @ 4:00 am - 6:00 pm
ISKCON Alachua, 17306 NW 112th Blvd
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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To establish the principles of religion and annihilate the miscreants, the Supreme Personality of Godhead appeared in the Treta-yuga age as Sri Rama, the son of King Dasharath of Ayodha. His pastimes have been recorded in the Bhagavata Purana and retold in the epic Ramayana, and are remembered to this day in devotee households the world over. Come celebrate this holy event of Rama Navami with us on Sunday, April 17, 2016, at the ISKCON Alachua Hare Krishna Temple. Schedule…

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ISKCON New Raman Reti Disciples Course April 2016

Friday 29th April 2016 @ 10:00 am - Sunday 1st May 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ISKCON Alachua, 17306 NW 112th Blvd
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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$30

The ISKCON Disciples Course is a training program which deepens devotees understanding of guru tattva and guru padasraya within the multiple guru environment of ISKCON. This is a mandatory course for all devotees preparing to take initiation in ISKCON. (The course is also recommended for leaders, preachers, counselors and educators in ISKCON.) The course was developed under the direction of the Guru Services Committee, with the combined efforts of leading educators in ISKCON. The course is based on the teachings of Srila Prabhupada and current ISKCON Law…

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July 2016

ISKCON of Alachua Chandan Yatra Celebration 2016

Sunday 17th July 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ISKCON Alachua, 17306 NW 112th Blvd
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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We will celebrate Chandan Yatra on Sunday, July 17, 2016, this year. This is the hottest time of year here in Florida, and the offering of sandalwood paste is cooling and refreshing. This ancient festival is carried on all over India and at all of our ISKCON temples too. It’s a joyful occasion for all to see the Lord enjoying being covered in colored sandalwood paste decorated with outfits made entirely of flowers. New schedule for darshan of the final…

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August 2016

ISKCON of Alachua Janmashtami 2016

Thursday 25th August 2016 @ 4:30 am - Friday 26th August 2016 @ 1:00 am
ISKCON Alachua, 17306 NW 112th Blvd
Alachua, FL 32615 United States
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Janmashtami is the vaishnavas’ most important and significant festival of the year. it is held in celebration of the birthday of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Krishna, himself. We would like to invite your whole family to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to get the blessings of Sri Sri Radha Vrindaban Chandra. You will have the chance to offer a very special Kalash Abhishek. Lord Krishna’s bathing ceremony – called Abhishek – is witnessed by all attendees while…

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