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)
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!
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:
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:
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.
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