ISKCON Soweto ,6074 Legakaba Street, Meadowlands, Zone 7, Tel- 0119391264
The Soweto temple has been operating for more than 3 years now. The temple is situated in Meadowlands zone 7, which is one of the most popular townships in Soweto and is managed under the able guidance of Mahaprabhu das and his wife Malini devi dasi.
The temple’s ongoing activities are the Sunday love feast program, Food for life, outreach programs, training and the worship of their Lordships, Sri Sri Dayal Nitai Vijay Gauranga.
Food for Life is one of the main programs and prasad (sanctified food) distribution takes place from Monday to Thursday. About 1500 pupils from the four schools around Meadowlands and more than 100 people from the community are given hot nutritious meals.
Mridanga (clay drum) and kirtan etiquette training is provided and vegetarian cooking classes are offered.
The Ratha Yatra in Soweto has now become an annual event and the third Ratha Yatra held in September 2010 was a great success and we can look forward to the 2011 Ratha Yatra in September