Sri Krishna Janmastami Festival 2020 and Srila Prabhupada’s Vyasapuja

Monday August 10th, until Thursday August 13th 2020



Dear Devotees and friends of Krishna,

We would like to cordially invite you to the inspiring festival of Sri Krishna Janmastami and Srila Prabhupada’s Vyasapuja ceremony. There are 3-4 days celebration with many highlights, inspiring lectures, meditation on the Lord’s qualities, beautiful stories and pastimes and a lot of Kirtans.

 

We have invited many great souls to be here with us among which:

  • HH Srila Sacinandana Maharaja (Confirmed)
  • Our GBC represntaive for ISKCON Germany-Austria HG M. Dina Sharana Devi Dasi (not yet Confirmed)
  • Many talented Kirtaniyas

 

The complete schedule will be posted here later:

  • Monday, August 10th, 5 p.m Arrival and beginning of the Festival
  • Tuesday, August 11th,; 12h-Kirtan day
  • Wednesday, August 12th ; Sri Krishna Janmastami
  • Thursday, August 13th– Nandotsava, Srila Prabhupada’s Vyasapuja – departure

Birthday Present For Sri Krishna

Loving exchanges toward the Lord can be expressed in our hearing about him, chanting his glories and names, praying in a heartfelt way and also by bringing him gifts. That is actually recommended every time we visit the Lord.

 

For the appearance day of the Lord, gifts are even more appreciated. The list of what could be pleasing to the Lord is unlimited. It starts with leave, water and devotion and can extend to Kitchen equipment, various groceries, spices, saffron and most beautiful jewelry.

 

Coming to a birth day without present is always a bit embarrassing. Therefore, we would like to invite you into a meditation, a prayer: What Can I offer to Sri Sri Radha Madana Mohan? In this simple mediation, this simple prayer, the Lord will certainly inspire you in the heart about what they would like most, coming from your hands. Here starts the loving exchange: How can I please you? What can I bring for you?

 

Everyone is welcome to also write a short letter as a personal offering to the Deities and add to the gifts.

Your gifts will be offered in a special moment to Krishna on his birthday, where the Pujaris will accept the presents in the name of the Deities and bless the devotee with the lotus feet of Krishna.

 

Sow the Seed of Krsna consciousness in Children

As always, the Janmastami festival will be hosting a special children’s program, for all ages. They will be given different possibilities, so that the children will hopefully have a nice and memorable stay in Goloka dhama. We have planned different group games, in good weather = swimming, table tennis, giant soap bubbles, various ball games and much more. All children also have the opportunity to bathe Lord Sri Gopaljiu and to accompany the ceremony instrumentally with the Hare Krsna Mahamantra. If other parents would like to assist and be a part of this nice service, please contact: Jivanatha-dasa@gmx.ch

 

During the Janmastami festival the children above 10 years of age and teenagers are allowed to camp on the project. Kanupriya devi dasi will be supervising this Camping.

When you have Questions about camping: Kanupriyas E-Mail: lelling108@gmail.com

 

Accomodation & Festival fee

  • Accomodation in Ashram with your own sleeping bag and mat 10,-€/day/person
    + Festival fee; 15,-€/Day/Person
  • Accomodation in Ashram with bedding 15,-€/day/person + Festival fee; 15,-€/Day/Person
  • Accomodation in your own camper 8,-€/day/person + Festival fee; 15,-€/Day/Person
  • Daily visitor/ Festival fee; 15,-€/Day/Person
  • Children till age 6 do not pay for the festival
  • Children from 6-12 half price

Please note

  • The prices include festival fee and Prasadam (Vegetarian & Vegan food).
  • If you intend to stay in asram, you shall bring your own sleeping bag & mat with you.
  • If you need a pickup in the train station Neubruecke Nahe or Airport Hahn, then please write an e-mail to contact.golokadhama@gmail.com or call +49 6782 2214.

 

If you wish to reserve a separate room, we recommend that you reserve your room in a guesthouse outside of the project. Hier is a list near pensions.

 

We offer free Shuttle service twice a days-(fixed timings Morning -evening), Further shuttle services will be charged 5,-/drive.

 

Notice: Our small guesthouse in the project is reserved for senior devotees, invited VIP guests and families

 

Prices for Temple Taxi:

  • Please write all the necessary information (Your name, your arrival place, date and hour, flight or train information, and also your return journey) via email to contact.golokadhama@gmail.com, no later than the 9th of August 2020. The sooner we know, the better we can serve you. For facilitating the organization of the festival, emails sent after the deadline will be rejected.
  • Pick up from Hahn Airport up to 4 persons 25 € per Ride + Parking fee.
  • Pick up from train station Neubrücke Nahe up to 4 persons 5€ per Ride.
  • We try to arrange the pick up in an economical manner so that more devotees are picked up together and share the fare. The fee shall be paid to the driver upon pick up.
  • Pick up from Luxembourg Airport, 10,-€/ Person (up to 4 persons), minimum 40€ per Ride + Parking fee.
  • We can not pick you up, if your flight arrives before 7:00 am or after 9:00 pm.
  • Please try to get your flight in a way that you reach the Airport during day time and best is to fly back in the afternoon hours. We can not drive you back, if your flight leaves before 10:00 am.

 

We need your help

Dear Devotees, we are in need of help for this festival. If you would like to serve Vaisnavas by performing service (for example in the kitchen) during the festival, we can offer you the following discounts:

  • 50% discount for doing at least 3 hours of active service
  • 100% Discounts for doing at least 6 hours of active service
  • If you are interested, please write an email to contact.golokadhama@gmail.com
  • This option will be cancelled, as soon as we have enough helpers!

Thank you very much for your attention and we will be glad to greet you in this wonderful and spiritual event.

Your servants from the festival organization