Hare Krishna!

Welcome to Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir, Sunnyvale, CA. An initiative of India Heritage Foundation to create a place where religion, knowledge, arts, music and culture meet. We intent to present and propagate the teachings of our dear most Spiritual master, Srila Prabhupada.

We look forward for your participation at various events in the temple.

Grand Nityananda Trayodasi Celebrations on Thursday, Feb 6th

posted Feb 5, 2020, 8:32 AM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Feb 5, 2020, 8:33 AM ]

Join us for Grand Nityananda Trayodasi Celebrations on Thursday, Feb 6th from 6:45 PM onwards. More details below.

Sri Nityananda Trayodashi is the auspicious appearance day of Sri Nityananda Prabhu. The Supreme Lord Sri Krishna appeared in Navadvipa as Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu to establish the Sankirtana Movement (the Yuga Dharma for this age of quarrel and hypocrisy). To help the Supreme Lord in His mission, Lord Balarama appeared as Nityananda Prabhu. He assisted Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu by spreading the holy name of the Lord throughout Bengal.

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Sunday School new term starting on Jan 19th

posted Jan 13, 2020, 6:14 PM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Jan 13, 2020, 6:15 PM ]

Gopal Kidz Sunday School new term is starting on Jan 19th. Enroll today to take full advantage of this term.

For more details and to register online, please visit: http://www.ihf-usa.org/home/gopal-kidz/sundayschool

January 6th (Monday) - Vaikuntha Ekadasi Celebrations

posted Jan 2, 2020, 7:56 PM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Jan 2, 2020, 8:25 PM ]

Join us for Grand Vaikuntha Ekadasi celebrations on Monday, Jan 6th from 5:30 AM onwards. Participate in Suprabhata seva, Vaikuntha Dwara Puja and Darshana Arati in the morning. Perform Archana Seva or Laddu Naivedya Seva throughout the day.

Get the blessings of the Lordships by performing Sri Srinivasa Kalyanam in the evening.

This is a wonderful opportunity to get the mercy of the Lord by volunteering for the event. To volunteer, please click:

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New Year Celebrations

posted Dec 26, 2019, 9:56 AM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Dec 26, 2019, 10:08 AM ]

Join us to start the New Year with auspicious Sudarsana Homa and Sankirtana Yajna starting from 11:00 am. More details below:

Shastra Dana and Gita Jayanthi Celebrations on Saturday, Dec 7th

posted Dec 3, 2019, 8:42 PM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Dec 3, 2019, 9:00 PM ]

Join us for Grand Gita Jayanthi Celebrations on Saturday, Dec 7th.

Shastra Dana Seva opportunity:

On occasion of Gita Jayanthi, throughout the month of December, we will be distributing free Bhagavad Gita copies. This is possible by Shastra Dana sponsorships from Lord Krishna's devotees. Lord Krishna after speaking Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna states the following in the 18th chapter (verse 68 & 69):

"For one who explains the supreme secret to the devotees, devotional service is guaranteed, and at the end he will come back to Me. There is no servant in this world more dear to Me than he, nor will there ever be one more dear."

Bhagavad Gita has the power to illuminate our hearts and provides us the wisdom through which we can remain undisturbed and happy in challenging situations of life. It has solutions to all problems in life and gives us instructions so that we can be happy in this life and after life.

Highest benefit we can give to others is by giving the highest giftThe Bhagavad Gita. To contribute, please select an option below (Note: one box of Bhagavad Gita has 20 books)

Gita Jayanthi Celebrations Schedule:

Join us for recitation of entire Bhagavad Gita starting at 5:00 PM on Saturday, Dec 7th. There will be www.gitacontest.com prize distribution at 7:00 PM followed by Arati and Prasadam.

Special 4 Hour Kirtan on Thanksgiving day - Nov 28th

posted Nov 25, 2019, 12:01 AM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Nov 25, 2019, 12:02 AM ]

Join us for a blissful Kirtan experience on Thanksgiving day!

Gita Contest 2019 - Bay Area Reads Bhagavad Gita

posted Nov 10, 2019, 8:46 AM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Nov 10, 2019, 9:09 AM ]

For details, free registration and participation, please visit www.gitacontest.com
  • Spend as little as 5 mins each for 5 days
  • Learn 5 powerful practical Gita takeaways
  • Answer simple questions from content provided
  • Easy to win tier wise prizes

Grand Diwali & Govardhan Puja Celebrations on Sunday, Oct 27th

posted Oct 17, 2019, 2:10 PM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Oct 17, 2019, 2:12 PM ]

Join us for Grand Diwali & Govardhan Puja Celebrations on Sunday, Oct 27th 2019 from 12:00 PM onwards. Participate in Rama Taraka Yajna, perform Go Puja, watch Special Video and Govardhan Special Arathi, enjoy Kids Mela and Prasadam Feast. More details below.

Special Kids Vedic Costume Competition at 1:00 pm. Register here: www.tinyurl.com/vediccostumes

Seva Sponsorships:

Navaratri and Dussehra Celebrations

posted Sep 25, 2019, 9:34 PM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Sep 25, 2019, 10:00 PM ]

Join us for Navaratri and Dussehra Celebrations on Sep 29th (Sunday), Oct 5th (Saturday) and Oct 7th (Monday).

Navaratri Celebrations (10:30 am to 11:30 am):
Sunday, 29th September - Samoohika Anna Prasana
Saturday, 5th October - Samoohika Vidyarambha
* Lunch Prasadam available for all from 12:00 pm onwards
* All Puja items will be arranged by temple

Dussehra Celebrations on Monday, 7th October at 7:30 PM:
Monday, 7th October - Rama Vijayotsava Yajna
* Followed by Kirtans / Bhajans / Prasadam
* All Puja items will be arranged by temple

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Vaishnava Association - Sep 21st to 23rd

posted Sep 14, 2019, 11:09 AM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Sep 18, 2019, 5:53 PM ]

We are pleased to inform that Sri Naveen Krishna Prabhu is visiting us from Sep 21st to 23rd and will be available to give us his association. So, please mark your calendars and make yourselves available to attend his sessions and get his association.

Following is a short introduction of Naveen Krishna Prabhu:
Naveen Krishna Prabhu is a disciple of His Divine Grace A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. He graduated from IIT, India in 1970 and came to the US for doing his Double Masters in University of Illinois. He got introduced to Krishna consciousness movement in 1972 when he met devotees at university campus. From 1973 onwards he was regularly associating with the ISKCON in Detroit, MI. He met Srila Prabhupada in 1974 and took initiation from him in 1975. He received various personal orders from Srila Prabhupada since 1974. Srila Prabhupada put him in management in 1976. He worked in Corporate America from 1973 to 1978. He resigned his job in 1978 and joined as a full time devotee in ISKCON till 2000. He held various leadership positions in ISKCON till 2000 including GBC. He now actively preaches and is focused on carrying out all orders given by Srila Prabhupada.

The flyer below has schedule of various sessions by him. We look forward to seeing you all at these sessions and take advantage of associating with a senior vaishnava who has been part of Srila Prabhupada's Krishna Consciousness movement from the beginning days. There is a lot we can learn from his association for our own spiritual progress.

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