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5th Anniversary Celebrations of Sri Sri Radha Govind Temple in Funabori, Tokyo: 3rd July (Sun)

Dear All, Hare Krishna.
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With your kind co-operation, we all have been blessed with the shelter of Sri Sri Radha-Govind-ji at our Funabori Temple.
As per vedic calendar, they were invited (praan-pratishttha) on the auspicious day of Ratha-yatra.
 
This year is the 5th Anniversary of the New Temple in Tokyo. Half a decade has passed since then. Time Flies.
This year also marks ISKCON’s Golden Jubilee, 50th Anniversary.
 
To commemorate these milestones, we have special programs at the Funabori Temple on 3rd July 2016 (Sunday).
There will also be series of celebrations throughout the year.
 
Our humble service to the society is to connect people to spirituality for deeper peace, happiness and much more through the simple process of daily chanting the holynames of the Supreme Lord.
 
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna
Krishna Krishna Hare Hare
Hare Ram Hare Ram
Ram Ram Hare Hare
 
PROGRAM SCHEDULE:
 
05:30 – 06:00 : Mangal Arati 
06:30 – 07:30 : Srimad Bhagavatam Class
08:00 – 08:30 : Shringar Darshan
10:00 – 18:00 : Kirtan Mela (Continuous 8 hours of Kirtan) – Sankirtan Yagya
18:00 – 18:45 : Abhishek 
19:00 – 19:30 : Gaur Arati
20:50 – 21.00 : Shayan Darshan 
 
Please  join us with family and friends to take the mercy of Sri Sri Radha-Govindji and get spiritually enlivened.
  
Yours in the service,
Sri Sri Radha-Govind Temple Team
(ISKCON-Tokyo)

Janmashtmi 2016 – Vikram Hazra Bhajan Sandhya & Surendra Sharma Hasya Kavi Sammelan

Hare Krishna dear all:

Please accept our humble respects. All glories to Srila Prabhupad.

 

BLOCK YOUR DAY – 11-September-2016 (Sunday).

Thank you very much for your kind & warm response on the Indian Cultural Evening (Bhajan Sandhya & Hasya Kavi Sammela) of 11-Sep (Sun) to Celebrate Shri Krishna Janmashtmi.
Preparations are in full swing to make this program a big success to support the noble cause of the temple bank loan repayment.
Your participation and presence in this program is very important towards that goal.
Please book your tickets by calling any of the below numbers. This shall help us estimate the turn out to make better arrangements.
090-6539-8757 , 090-7272-0748 , 080-5689-6963
080-3506-5758 , 090-1469-6129 , 080-3008-6909
Separate room will be available to engage kids during the Celebrity program on 11-Sep (Sun).
We are also arranging a Clown to entertain the kids so that parents can comfortably see the program.

We are very thankful to Air India, our main supporter in addition to State Bank of IndiaNew India Assurance & Bank of India for their kind support for this program.

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We are delighted to inform that Shri Vikram Hazra, has accepted our invitation for the Bhajan Sandhya to be held on 11-Sep-2016(Sunday, 2~8 PM) to celebrate Shri Krishna Janmashtmi. He is a melodious fusion singer of age-old devotional music and contemporary instruments like guitar. Its a treat to hear him chant & play instruments with his ever smiling face.

As mentioned before, Hasya Kavi, Shri Surendra Sharma has also kindly accepted our invitation. But in addition, Shri Sampat Saral &Dr. Sita Sagar, who are also renowned hasya kavi (poet/satirist) in their own right, would also entertain us as an icing on the cake.
 
If this is not enough, various members/groups of our society are also gearing up to put up their best show to give us a great experience.
 
We regret to inform that, due to unavoidable circumstances, Shri Anup Jalota would not be able to perform in this program, as previously announced.
 

Please do not miss this memorable spiritual & cultural evening of melodious & entertaining performances with essence of humor & spiritual conscience followed by Sumptuous Dinner Prasadam served by our GOVINDA’s restaurant. And more importantly feel blessed by contributing towards the noble cause. 

 Please do spread the word within your circle of influence, so that your friends can also audience this wonderful evening.
 
We repeat, that the proceeds of this program shall go towards the repayment of Temple bank loan of ~77.45 million yen.
 
It will be a great opportunity to bring our Japanese and other foreigner friends who may like to experience Indian culture and performances.
 
If you would like to be one of the sponsors for this event, then please let us know and we will be very happy to share required details.
 
Thank you very much.
 
Yours in the service,
Janmashtmi Cultural Event Managing Team
 
SHRI KRISHNA JANMASHTMI

FRIEND-Raising Event: 
Bhajan Sandhya & Hasya Kavi Sammelan
 

DATE: 11-September-2016 (Sunday)

TIME: 2:00 – 8:00 PM.

JANMASHTMI FESTIVITIES (2-4 PM): Krishna-Lila Drama & Dance,

GOVINDA

 Bhajan Group, Vedic Culture School Show, Kids Program, Dinner Prasadam.

SPECIAL ATTRACTION (4-8 PM): Shri

Vikram Hazra

 Bhajan Sandhya & Shri Surendra Sharma

, Shri Sampat Saral, Dr. Sita Sagar

 Hasya Kavi Sammelan

VENUE: Tower Hall Funabori 5F, 4-1-1, Funabori, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo 134-0009.

DIRECTION: Opposite Funabori stn. (North Exit) on Toei-Shinjuku Line.

TEMPLE PHONE: 03-3877-3000

MOBILE: 090-6539-8757 , 090-7272-0748 , 090-1469-6129

HALL PHONE: 03-5676-2211
BUSES: 21 (From Nishi-Kasai, Shin-Koiwa), 24 (From Kasai), 25 (From Kasai, Kinshicho).
DONATION DENOMINATIONS:
Diamond-100,000 JPY
Ruby-50,000 JPY
Emerald-25,000 JPY
Platinum-10,000 JPY
Gold-5,000 JPY
Silver-3,000 JPY
Fixed limited seats for each denomination. Hurry to reserve your tickets.TICKET CENTER: 

GOVINDA‘s Restaurant & Sri Sri Radha Govind Mandir in Funabori.
 
BOOK YOUR TICKET ON MOBILE: 090-6539-8757 , 090-7272-0748 , 090-1469-6129 , 080-3008-6909 , 080-3216-3642.
 
BANK DETAILS (For Ticket Purchase, Sponsorship or Donations): 
Bank Name: Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ (MUFG)
Branch: Nakano eki mae (中野駅前)
Account Number: 1580108
Account Type: Ordinary or Futsu (普通)
Account Name: kurishuna ishiki kokusai kyoukai tokorozawa jiin (クリシュナ意識国際協会所沢寺院)

FREE MEMENTO: Gift for all Guests.
WEBPAGE: www.iskconjapan.com

Videos of Vikram Hazra:

Hasya-Kavi Surendra Sharma Ji’s career highlights:

-Made a very good contribution to Haryanvi comic poetry

-One of the first few poets of Hasya Ras (Comic and Satiric Poetry)
-Established the tradition of Hasya-Ras among Kavi sammelan
-Honored by the Government of India, with the fourth highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri
-Famous for poker faced alter ago, which he used while performing during the Kavi sammelan
 

Temple Seva Opportunities

Hare Krsna:

At request of various devotees we are posting this Sewa opportunities. Purpose is to purify our consciousness by engaging partial fruits of our hard earned labor in service of Lord.

Partial sponsorship for any of sewa is welcome as well.  But most important aspect here is to always bless us with your wonderful association.

Sewa

 

Seva

Past Events and Pictures

 

Janmashtmi 2014 : Photos and videos – click here 

         

Nandotsava 2014: Click  here 

  

Sunday Harinaam:

     

  

 

 

Hare Krishna

Below  is list of upcoming events for month of August 2014.

Please contact us  http://iskconjapan.com/wordpress/contact-us/ should you be interested in volunteering, sponsoring or any other services for these events

Festival
Name
Date of
celebrations
Timings Planned
activities in brief
1 20th Anniversary of
Shri Shri Gaur Nitai
Installation
1st August 2014 Friday 17.00 onwards 1)Evening Harinaam at Shinjuku
2)Evening 19.30 onwards Kirtan/Prasadam in Temple
2 Monthly SundayFeast with continued celebrations of
20th Anniversary of Shri Shri Gaur Nitai Installation
3rd August 2014 Sunday 10.30 onwards  1)Morning kirtan in temple 10.30 – 12.00
2) Abhishek of Shri Shri Gaur Nitai ~ 12.30 onwards
3) Realization sharing by senior devotees about initial days of
ISKCON Japan with Gaur Nitai DietiesTemple  ~ 13.00 onwards
4) Harinaam ~ 14.30 onwards
5) Prasadam ~ 15.00 onwards
6) Lecture by HH Bhanu Swami Maharaj – 19.30 in Temple hall
3 Shri Balaram Purnima Celebrations 10th August 2014Sunday 10.30 onwards 10.30 – 13.00 Kirtan in Temple
13.00 – 13.45 Katha/Spiritual discourse in Temple
13.45 – 14.30 Prasadam
14.30 onwards go for Harinaam
4 Shri Shri Krishna Janamashtami 17th August Sunday and18th August Monday Whole Days To be finalized (ongoing, will be shared soon)
5 Nandotsav and Srila Prabhupada Appearance day 19th August Tuesday 17.00 Onwards To be finalized (ongoing, will be shared soon)

Temple Schedule – English

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SATSANGS:

  • HARE KRISHNA TEMPLE: 2nd & 4th Sunday (11:00 AM ~ 1:00 PM); 03-3877-3000, 080-5412-2528, 080-5405-8977

VEDIC CULTURE SCHOOL FOR KIDS:

  • Learn Shlokas, Bhajans, Drawing, Stories, Devotional Behavior & Practices.
  • FUNABORI: Every Sunday (11:00 AM ~ 1:00 PM)
  • Contact: 080-3499-2624, 080-3753-5097, 080-3466-4588

TEMPLE SHOP:

  • Spiritual books, CD/CD-Roms/VCDs/DVDs, Incense, Japa/Neck Beads, Posters, devotional T-shirts.
  • Contact: 03-3877-3000, 080-8053-6321, 090-1407-3133, 080-5412-2528

VISIT PURE VEGETARIAN HARE KRISHNA RESTAURANT:

HOME PROGRAMS:

  • We can conduct Satsang program (Bhajan/Kirtan, Discourse, Prasadam) in your own homes. You may invite your friends, neighbors, colleagues, etc..
  • SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM 2.8.4:
    srinvatah sraddhaya nityam
    grinatas ca sva-ceshtitam
    kalena natidirghena
    bhagavan visate hridi

    TRANSLATION:

    “Persons who hear Srimad-Bhagavatam regularly and are always taking the matter very seriously will have the Personality of Godhead Sri Krishna manifested in their hearts within a short time.

    “Persons who hear Srimad-Bhagavatam regularly and are always taking the matter very seriously will have the Personality of Godhead Sri Krishna manifested in their hearts within a short time.”

    NEW TEMPLE INFORMATION: www.iskconjapan.com

    ONLINE DEVOTIONAL BOOKS: www.krishna.com      www.vedabase.org

    ONLINE DEVOTIONAL BHAJANS, LECTURES, VIDEOS,PRESENTATIONS, KID’S ENGAGEMENTS: www.iskcondesiretree.com

    ONLINE SRIMAD BHAGAVTAM: vedabase.com/sb/en