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.
(Serving the mission of His Divine Grace A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Please join us in Grand Celebrations of Sri Rama Navami on Saturday, March 28th, 2015 from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. There will be Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam (Vivah) performed on that day along with various cultural events, Sri Rama Taraka Yagna, Aarati and Pallaki Utsava for Sri Sita Rama. Prasadam will be served throughout the day from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. There will also be a specially designed play area for kids to have great fun. Come, participate in the wonderful celebrations and get unlimited blessings of the Supreme Lord Sri Rama!Seva Sponsorships:
Join us for Grand Celebrations of "Gaura Purnima", the appearance day of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the incarnation of Lord Krishna who spread the sankirtan movement of chanting the holy names of the Lord as the main means of God realization for this present age of Kali Yuga. We will be celebrating on March 8th, 11:30 am onwards by performing wonderful Kirtans, Abhisheka to their Lordships Sri Sri Nitai Gauranga and sumptuous Prasadam.Seva Sponsorships:
Join us in the grand celebrations of the appearance day of Lord Nityananda on Sunday, 1st Feb 2015 from 11:30 am onwards. Lord Nityananda is an incarnation of Lord Balarama who advented on this planet to assist Lord Chaitanya in preaching the Holy Name of Lord Krishna. We will be celebrating by performing wonderful Kirtans, Abhisheka to their Lordships Sri Sri Nitai Gauranga and sumptuous Prasadam.
Join us for Pongal Celebrations during this auspicious month of Dhanurmasa on Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 from 6:00 PM onwards. There will be entire Thiruppavai recitation, Krishna Katha, and 108 pots of sweet rice offering. Devotees can also avail Vishesha Archana Seva and special Muthya Arathi Seva.
Special: Witness the special Andal Goda Devi & Krishna deities on this day!
Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir, Sunnyvale is celebrating a grand Vaikuntha Ekadasi festival on December 31st and an all auspicious Lakshmi Srinivasa Kalyanotsavam on January 1st. Temple is also launching the nitya prasada distribution seva on this occasion. There are some great fun activities lined up for kids as well. Join us during these celebrations and get unlimited mercy of Lord Srinivasa Govinda.
Please join us in grand celebrations of Gita Jayanti on Sunday, Dec 7th. We will be reciting verses of entire Bhagavad Gita from 8:30 am onwards. There is also an opportunity from 11:00 am for children and others to recite. This is a wonderful opportunity to participate and recite the entire Bhagavad Gita in front of the Lord and get his unlimited mercy.
Gita Dana: We are also giving each visiting family a copy of Bhagavad Gita book, the richest spiritual knowledge.
Gita Dana Seva Opportunities:
Wish you all a happy 'Gita Jayanti' occasion, the day when Lord Sri Krishna instructed this sublime knowledge of Bhagavad Gita to his dear friend and disciple Arjuna.
Gita Dana Seva:
At Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir, to give most of you a chance to participate, we are celebrating this Gita Jayanti festival on a big scale on the coming Sunday (7th December). We have some wonderful activities lined up, including reciting the whole of Bhagavad Gita.
Importantly, on the coming Sunday, we are aiming to give each visiting family a copy of Bhagavad Gita book, the richest spiritual knowledge. Towards this cause, we are seeking help from all of you who would like to sponsor the Gitas to be given away to the visitors on this day. So far many people have kindly come forward and donated Bhagavad Gitas to be distributed and we thank them profusely from the bottom of our hearts, and we still need sponsorship of 250 more Bhagavad Gitas to be able to meet our goal on Gita Jayanti celebrations for this Sunday.
This Gita Dana Seva is the best seva you can offer. Donating Gita is the best gift you can ever give to anyone.
"One who gifts the Bhagavad-gita with faith & devotion, in accordance to the scriptural regulations, will surely achieve fame, fortune, good health and a devoted wife. (Vaisnaviya-tantra-sara Text 27-28). One who gives a hundred copies of the Bhagavad-Gita in charity, attains freedom from the cycle of birth and death, and attains the Absolute Truth."
Please find the following Gita Dana Seva opportunities:
List of people who have kindly sponsored Gitas so far:
Another wonderful opportunity: Gita recitation by your children (or by you) :
This coming Sunday, we are giving opportunity for interested visiting devotees to recite Bhagavad Gita slokas. Those who usually recite at home or who have practiced Gita sloka recitation earlier, and are interested to recite the slokas in the temple, are requested to email us right away and take a recitation slot between 11 am and 12 pm on this Sunday. We will be happy to give you opportunity to recite Gita slokas in front of Their Lordships Sri Krishna Balaram! Please email us for reserving your slot: email@example.com
Hurry up to take your slot!
Please join us for celebrations of the Holy Name, this Thanksgiving weekend on Saturday, November 29th. There will be continuous 12 hour kirtans from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. Chanting the holy names of the Lord which is the Yuga Dharma of this Kali yuga is the best way to show our gratitude and thankfulness to the Lord and invoke his blessings.
Please join us for Srila Prabhupada Disappearance day celebrations today evening from 6:30 PM onwards. There will be Abhisheka to Srila Prabhupada, Special Video, Guru Puja and Pushpanjali. Participate and get the blessings of the Spiritual Master who can guide us on the way to back to Krishna.
Jai Srila Prabhupada!
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