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)
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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.
Join us for a first of its kind "Lord Jagannatha's Children's Ratha Yatra" on Sunday, July 19th from 11:30 am onwards. This a very special event where the children drive the whole event. The cart will be pulled by children, the kirtans will be performed by children and offerings to their Lordships Jagannatha, Baladeva & Subhadra will also be done by children. We are conducting a Vedic/Indian fancy dress competition also for the children. There will be Sree Sudarshana Homa performed before the Ratha Yatra. So, please spread the word, participate and watch the children have great time conducting Lord Jagannatha's ratha yatra and get His blesssings!We also have a ve
If you are a walker/runner, or want to be so, here is a nice opportunity to use that in the service of The Lord. On July 12th, in Baylands Park, Sunnyvale, there is going to be a huge event (walkathon/marathon) where various non profits get together (including our temple) and show case their activities through their booths. It's a family fun time as well. Temple can show our activities/new temple project and do Harinama Sankirtana. So any of you interested in participating in this as a walker/runner/other performances like yoga, you have to register at the following link:
Just go the link and register yourself (and your friends and family). Make sure you choose "India Heritage Foundation(Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir)" as the Sevathon 2015 non profit partners in the drop down menu. It will help route funds to temple.
PS: The actual marathon is on July 12th. It's a family event where our temple will have a booth to show case our activities and do harinama Sankirtana. Total 10,000+ people are expected to attend this event and can see our temple booth. Runners who registered gets free t shirt.
Some background about this event: This event is called Sevathon. Sevathon is the walkathon that aims to set the standard as the largest social and service platform of its kind. It recognizes, supports, and nurtures a spirit of giving by empowering individuals of diverse backgrounds to unite and strengthen their communities. Walkers, runners, non-profits, sponsors, family members and friends are all part of the Sevathon family, as they enable each non-profit organizationpartner to deliver its message and further its cause.
Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir is conducting Summer camps from June 15th onwards. Each camp is for 2 weeks and covers various activities like Canvas painting, Crafts, Baking, Spelling, Reading, Creative Arts, Glass Painting, Jewelery making, Vedic Stories, Bhagavad Gita slokas, Games & Puzzles, Mrdanga and Kartal (Cymbals) etc.Hurry: Limited spots available. Contact us today to enroll your child. More details below:
Panihati festival is celebrated in observance of a sweet and wonderful pastime between Sri Raghunatha Dasa Goswami and Sri Nityananda Prabhu. There is a special offering made of chipped rice, condensed milk, fruits and yogurt made and distributed on this day. There will be discourse by Sri Chanchalapathi Prabhu. Please attend this and learn about the importance of this pastime, participate in wonderful Arati and sumptuous lunch Prasadam!
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Please join us for grand celebrations of Narasimha Chaturdasi on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. There will be a special Vigna Vinasa Narasimha Homa performed on that day along with Sri Narasimha Astothara Namarchana, Special video on Narasimha Kshetras, Cultural programs & Grand Pallaki Utsav of Sri Lakshmi Narasimha.Seva Sponsorships:
There will also be a special play area for kids to have great fun. Come, join the celebrations and get mercy of Lord Narasimha on the auspicious occasion.
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:
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