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 for Special 6 hr Kirtans on Thanksgiving Saturday, Nov 28th, 2:30 pm onwards. In this Kali Yuga, this is the best way to show our gratitude and sincerely thank Lord Krishna for everything He has given us and actually make Spiritual Progress!
kaler doṣa-nidhe rājann
asti hy eko mahān guṇaḥ
kīrtanād eva kṛṣṇasya
mukta-saṅgaḥ paraṁ vrajet
"My dear King, although Kali-yuga is full of faults, there is still one good quality about this age. It is that simply by chanting the Hare Kṛṣṇa mahā-mantra, one can become free from material bondage and be promoted to the transcendental kingdom." (Srimad Bhagavatam 12.3.51)
A unique food mela with 56 various Indian cuisines to taste from!
Please join us for Grand Diwali and Govardhana Puja Celebrations on Sunday, November 15th from 11:00 am onwards. There will be special Rama Taraka Yajna, Govardhana Puja, Kids vedic fancy dress competition, Womens rangoli competition & Kids Mela (Play area, Tatoos, Face Painting & other fun activities).Special Attraction: "Tastes Of India"
To register for Fancy Dress or Rangoli Competition, click here: https://goo.gl/sQqmUe
Vijaya Dasami (Victory of Lord Rama over Ravana) is on Thursday, October 22nd. There will be celebrations from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - with various programs like Rama Vijayotsava Yajna, Special Sita Rama Alankara, Bhajans, Arati and sumptuous Prasadam.Seva Opportunities:
Please join us in these wonderful festivities!
Please take advantage of Samoohika Vidhyarambha ceremony being held on Sunday, October 18th at 11:00 am. This is a wonderful opportunity for small children in the age group of 2 years to 4 years to start their learning with an auspicious ceremony in presence of Sri Vidya Lakshmi on the day of Mula Nakshatra. All puja items will be arranged by the temple.
Please join us for grand Lakshmi Narayana Navaratri Celebrations from 13th to 22nd October. There will be 9 evenings of celebrations with unique Lakshmi Narayana Alankara each day! Participate in Group Mantra Meditation, Kirtans & Cultural performances from 7 pm to 8:30 pm. Rama Vijayotsava Yajna (fire sacrifice) on 22nd October. Dinner prasadam available for all from 7 pm to 8:30 pm.Seva Opportunities:
Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir brings before you "Kaun Banega Krishna Sakha" - A Devotional Quiz Challenge.
Stage 1: From Oct 8 to Oct 22 (15 days), 1 question a day will be posted on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/kbmandir. All you need to do is answer the question according to the hints and instructions given. At the end of 15 days, the top scorers will be announced.
Stage 2: Top scorers from Stage 1 will be invited for a final round of quiz at Krishna Balaram Mandir, Sunnyvale. The winner of this round will be presented with the "Krishna Sakha" award and a certificate.
Please click here to see the questions and submit your answers.
To volunteer for the event, please sign up here: count me in for volunteering!
Seva Opportunities:Sponsor Sevas:
Paint-A-Kanha, a drawing and painting contest for kids - a chance for kids to showcase their creativity.Please click here to register!
A theme will be announced on the day of the contest and the participants will be given time to complete their piece of drawing. Drawing sheets and parchment paper will be provided. However, participants are requested to bring their own painting and coloring supplies. Most important - we ask kids to bring in a lot of energy and love for Krishna and Balaram.
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