Events

Sri Sri Radha Gopinatha Temple | 180 Falcon Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060 | Tel: (02)9959 4558


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Srila Prabhupada Memorial Festival

Sunday 24th of September | Sri Sri Radha Gopinatha Mandir


On behalf ISKCON Sydney, we would like to invite you to Srila Prabhupada Memorial Festival on Sunday, 24th September.

The actual day of this festival is 17th September which goes down in the annals of history as the beginning of ISKCON. It is on this day that His divine Grace Srila Prabhupada arrived in the US on the orders of His Spiritual master to spread the message of Lord Chaitanya.

The Program schedule is as follows.

  • 11.00 AM: Kirtan
  • 11.30 AM: Talk on Importance of Srila Prabhupada Memorial Festival
  • 12.30 PM: Mid day Aarti
  • 1:00 PM: Sunday Feast

The Feast has been sponsored by the disciples of His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami on the auspicious occasion of Maharaja's 72nd Vyasa Puja.

For more information, please contact Somendra Krsna Das, 0433 242 148


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Sexual harassment prevention-mandatory training

Saturday 30th of September - Sunday 01st of October | Crows Nest Community Center


Two years ago ISKCON National Council in Australia had requested Krishna Rupa Mataji to assume the role of Women Representative for Australia. Since then Mataji built a network of local women representatives, organised training and networked with the larger Vaishnavi community across Australia.

At the last ISKCON AGM in May 2017 Mataji proposed an educational initiative that is going to help us with the growing problem of violence against women. Her idea was met with unanimous support and she received council's mandate to visit all temples in Australia and conduct these sessions.

ISKCON Sydney management recognises a big need in our community in highlighting these problems and creating proactive and reactive approaches to address issues like domestic violence, or sexual harassment.

We agreed to take these problems very seriously and equip devotees for their efforts in prevention and response to violence against women.

Australian Government is intensifying their efforts in stamping down violence against women and there's a growing awareness in Australian society of the size and seriousness of the problem. ISKCON has huge responsibility in joining these efforts in order to educate its male contingent and to empower women to stand up against the violence.

At the workshop you'll learn about current State and ISKCON laws that define boundaries of proper behavior. Interactive sessions will teach us how to, for example respond when we witness violence and rights for women directly involved.

There are limited numbers that we can take at the first two sessions, therefore we will require devotees to RSVP by the 28th of September at rasikamanjaridasi@gmail.com

  • Two sessions - Participants either can join 30th September or 01st October
  • Time: 9 am -12 pm
  • Venue: Crows Nest Community Center

We look forward to seeing you on one of the dates. We hope that this initiative will foster a lot of good will in fight against sexual and domestic violence.


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12 Hour Kirtan with Sri Prahlada Das

Saturday 30th of September | 9:30 am - 9:30 pm | Sri Sri Radha Gopinatha Mandir


Please join us on the 30th of September for the Youth 12 Hour Kirtan, featuring His Grace Sri Prahlada Das.

The 12 hour kirtan will begin at 9:30 am, and will proceed until 9:30 pm.

The kirtan will be led by the youth group of ISKCON Sydney, Spiritual Seekers. His Grace Sri Prahlada Prabhu will then sing from 7:30pm until 9:30 pm. Please come and join us on this auspicious, blissful day, and help support the young kirtaniyas!