Srila Prabhupada 40th Anniversary – Landmark Event

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On the 20th October 1975, during a short but spiritually vigorous trip to SA, Srila Prabhupada spoke to a packed audience at the famous Great Hall at WITS University. In honour of His 40thanniversary in SA, ISKCON Sandton together with the Srila Prabhupada 40th anniversary committee are commemorating this magnum opus event.

12:00 – 14:00

  • ·         Museum of Srila Prabhupada & the History of ISKCON SA – Never seen before pictures and stories!
  • ·         A Display of Srila Prabhupada Achievements by the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
  • ·         A variety of snacks and drinks by Govinda’s Sandton

14:00 – 15:00 Kirtan by the Krsna Balarama Youth Group

15:00 – 15:10 Welcome

15:10 – 15:45 Video clip on Srila Prabhupada

15:45 – 16:45 Short Speeches by:

  • ·         The State President of South Africa – Honourable Mr Jacob Zuma
  • ·         The Honourable Mayor of Johannesburg – Mr Parks Tau
  • ·         Her Excellency, The High Commissioner of India – Mrs Ruci Ghanashyam
  • ·         The Consulate General of India – Mr Randhir Jaiswal
  • ·         Head of Gauteng Maha Sabha – Ms Pauline Naidoo
  • ·         HH Bhakti Chaitanya Swami, Leading Guru in ISKCON
  • ·         HG Medhavi Das, Initiating Guru
  • ·         HG Nanda Kumar Das, President at ISKCON Sandton
  • ·         HG Brajavasi Das, National Education and Training Co-ordinator

16:45 – 17:00 Dance by Kishori Radhe and the Radhe Krishna Dance Theatre

17:00 Prasadam Feast

We kindly request everyone to be seated at 2:00pm to sufficiently welcome our guests and dignitaries 

For further information contact, Jayananda Das | 0828992973 | jchurran@mweb.co.za