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.

Srila Prabhupada Disappearance day celebrations on Monday, October 27 2014

posted Oct 27, 2014, 9:02 AM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Oct 27, 2014, 9:04 AM ]

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!

Grand Diwali and Govardhan Puja Celebrations on Friday, October 24th

posted Oct 20, 2014, 10:37 AM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Oct 20, 2014, 7:46 PM ]

Join us for Grand Diwali and Govardhan Puja Celebrations on Friday, October 24th from 7:00 PM onwards. You will be able to witness a replica of the Govardhan Hill made with sweets and savories! There will also be a special video about Govardhan Hill. 

Special: Get your family to offer Grand Pancha Maha Deepa Arati to Lord Sri Damodara

Sponsor For Sevas Online:
Govardhan Puja Sevas

Deepotsava during Karthik month, October 8th - November 6th

posted Oct 6, 2014, 1:10 PM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Oct 8, 2014, 6:47 PM ]

During the upcoming auspicious month of Karthik, come and offer Ghee lamp to the Lord and get His unlimited blessings! Hare Krishna!

Vijaya Dasami Celebrations on Friday, October 3rd

posted Oct 1, 2014, 9:25 AM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Oct 1, 2014, 9:26 AM ]

Vijaya Dasami (Victory of Lord Rama over Ravana) is on Friday, October 3rd. 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.

Please join us in these wonderful festivities!

Sponsor for Sevas online:
Vijaya Dasami Sevas

Revamped Sunday School Curriculum from September 14th, 2014

posted Sep 12, 2014, 12:29 PM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Sep 12, 2014, 12:31 PM ]

We are introducing a revamped Sunday School curriculum starting this Sunday, September 14th. As per the new curriculum, children will be taught 3 modules every Sunday from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Various modules included are Vedic Heritage, Yoga, Culture, Language and Crafts. This is to ensure that our children get a well rounded experience of our rich Vedic culture.

New quarter is starting from this Sunday and enrollments are open. If interested, please come and enroll this Sunday to ensure your child's seat.

Vamana Jayanthi Celebrations on Saturday, September 6th

posted Sep 2, 2014, 12:02 PM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Sep 4, 2014, 5:36 PM ]

Vamana Jayanthi (Appearance Day of Lord Vamana) is on Saturday, September 6th 2014. There will be celebrations from 11:30 am to 2:00 PM  - with various programs like Bhajans, Discourse and Arati.

Note: Lord Krishna will be decorated as Lord Vamana on this day. Don't miss this once in a year opportunity to have darshan of the Lord as Vamana!

Sponsor for any of the Sevas online:
Vamana Jayanthi Sevas

Grand Radhastami Celebrations on Sunday, August 31st!

posted Aug 25, 2014, 10:04 AM by Sachinandana Dasa   [ updated Aug 29, 2014, 11:02 AM by Vamshidhar Boda ]

Sri Radhastami (Appearance Day of Srimati Radharani) is on Tuesday,  September 2nd 2014, We are celebrating on Sunday, August 31st. There will be celebrations from 11:30 am to 2:00 PM  - with various programs like Abhisheka, Arati, Bhajans, Jhulan seva.

Please come and join us to make it grand festival !!

Sponsor for any of the Sevas Online:
Radhastami Sevas

Grand Janmastami Celebrations on Sunday, August 17th!

posted Jul 12, 2014, 1:00 PM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Aug 8, 2014, 5:39 PM ]

Sri Krishna Janmastami is on SundayAugust 17th 2014. There will be celebrations from 7 am to mid night 12 am - with various activities like Abhisheka, Arati, Bhajans, Drama, Kids singing, Pallaki seva, Jhulan seva, Maha arati.

NEW: Reserve your temple visit time slot online for a quicker darshan and prasadam: www.ihf-usa.org/bookmyslot

Interested to Volunteer: Here is a nice opportunity to get the blessings of Lord Krishna on His appearance day! Please volunteer for the temple on Sri Krishna Janmastami (Sunday, 17th August 2014) and get the following benefits :
  • Special darshan without the need to stand in queue
  • Kids care (kids will be taken care during your volunteered time slot and they will have a blast in our kids mela)
  • Get unique blessings to your family from The Lord on the most auspicious day
  • Special maha prasadam
  • Much more satisfying experience
Please signup for volunteering here : www.ihf-usa.org/countmein

Sponsor for any of the Sevas Online:
Janmastami Sevas

The detailed schedule on Janmastami is as follows : 

5 am - 8:30 am : Regular morning program (Mangala arati, tulasi puja, guru puja, lecture etc) 
8:30 am - 10 am : Reading from Bhagavatam/Krishna book 
10 am - 11 am : Cultural performances 
11 am : Maha Abhisheka prep/kirtans
11:45 am : Maha Abhisheka starts 
12:30 pm : Srila Prabhupada lecture snippets/special video on Janmastami
12:45 pm : Lunch bhoga offering 
1 pm : Grand Arati
1:30 pm : New temple presentation
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm : Kids performances
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm : Cultural performances
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm : Dance / Drama performances
4:45 pm - 6:30 pm : Kirtans 
6:30 pm : Tulasi arati 
6:45 pm : Maha Abhisheka 
7:30 pm : Srila Prabhupada lecture snippets on Janmastami / offering of evening bhoga to Deities 
8:00 pm : Gaura Arati 
8:15 pm : Pallaki seva 
9:00 pm : Jhulan seva 
10 pm - 11 pm : Bhajans 
11 pm - 12 am : Kirtans 
12 am - Maha arati & prasadam

Help temple while having fun with friends/family at Sevathon

posted Jun 11, 2014, 9:59 AM by Kishore Nandyala

Hare Krishna!

Dear all,

We have a request and need your help for Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir, India Heritage Foundation. 

We would appreciate if you can register with family to walk at Sevathon for Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir, India Heritage Foundation.  We need all of your help to bring a total of 100 runners/walkers for Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir, India Heritage Foundation.

Forward this email to your circle of friends/family.

As many of you know, Sevathon is a fun and family-friendly walk/run being held on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 at Baylands Park in Sunnyvale, CA. It is a great opportunity to spend quality time with your family and friends while helping our temple at the same time.

In order to participate,
please register TODAY here (http://konnectme.org/event/join/926979)

Please make sure to choose "India Heritage Foundation (Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir, Sunnyvale)" as your Sevathon 2014 Non-profit partner from the drop down list. 

If you are not able to participate, please support us by donating here (http://konnectme.org/causes/view/2998247/india-heritage-foundation-krishna-balaram-mandir-at-sevathon-2014)

Brief description:
5K/10K Walk or Run and/or Half Marathon in the Spirit of Seva.
Venue: Baylands Park
Location: Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Date / Time : Sunday June 22, 2014 @ 7 am

Highlights of Sevathon-2014
  • Free T Shirts for registered Runners 
  • Free hot Breakfast
  • Kids activities
  • Medals for the winners                      
  • Yoga Segment          
  • Cultural Show 
We sincerely appreciate your support!

Thank you!

Yours in the service of Sri Krishna Balaram and Srila Prabhupada
KB Mandir Exec Committee

Narasimha Chaturdasi celebrations - Sunday, May 11th 2014

posted Apr 30, 2014, 8:17 PM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated May 7, 2014, 5:39 PM ]

Please join us for celebrating the appearance of Lord Narasimha on Sunday, May 11th 2014 from 11:00 AM onwards. We will be performing a very auspicious Narasimha Homa on that day. There will also be a presentation of special video on Lord Narasimha.

If you would like to participate in the Yajna or sponsor any other seva, please visit our Donations page and make a one time donation for the seva: http://www.ihf-usa.org/donate

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