Dear esteemed ISV Devotees,
Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada!
It's the final countdown! And It's the Most wonderful time of the year !
a) Advent of Bhagvad Gita on 23 Dec 2012
b) 2012 Year End on 31 Dec, Beginning of New Year of 2013- 1 Jan
c) MSF Offering of "Krishna's most dear servant" on 6 Jan 2013
This is a very special week for Krishna devotees. Gita - "the Song of the Lord" was spoken by Lord Sri Krishna - The Supreme Personality of Godhead to his beloved devotee Arjuna on the battlefield of Kurushetra. This year's annual celebration falls on Sunday 23 December. At ISV we plan to recite full Bhagvad Gita Slokas from beginning to end starting 3 pm. All are invited to chant and listen.
Be there to be part of this once in year opportunity - not to be missed
Also, ISV Sankirtana team have goal of distributing at-least 16,108 Srimad Bhagavad Gita before end of Dec 2012.
Lot of devotees came forward and donated sets of Bhagvad Gita. Be part of this historic milestone in one or more of the below options:
- Kindly help in mass distribution of BG being part of ISV Sankirtana Team (please contact Sri Krishna Purushottam Prabhu and Her Grace Malini Mataji to be part of this)
- Donating for BG sets and ISV devotees distribute on your behalf. ISV volunteers will do the hard work and you get all spiritual credits.
- Support and Donate for Motel Gita Project to place 1 Million BG in Motel Rooms in North America. You can donate for special bronze, silver, gold, platinum, diamond options that has large number of Softbound Bhagvad Gita associated with it.
Each Soft Bound set comes for $75 and Hard Bound for $108
Please check http://givethegita.com and tell your friends and family about the upcoming Gita Jayanti
This week we are lucky to have association of His Grace Vaisesika Prabhu on Wed, Sat and Sun.
The detailed schedule is as follows:
Wednesday evening, Dec 19, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: ISV Temple at 951 S Bascom Ave, San Jose
Come and Join us for a Special Gita class by His Grace Vaisesika Prabhu followed by Kirtana and Prasadam*.
Saturday morning, Dec 22, 7:30 am - 10:30 am: ISV Temple at 951 S Bascom Ave, San Jose
Sri Brahma Samhita recitation and discourse on Srimad Bhagavatam by His Grace Vaisesika Prabhu followed by Prasadam*.
Devotees will go out for Book distribution after this.
Sunday Ekadasi Feast Program, Advent of Bhagvad Gita, Dec 23, 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm: ISV Temple at 951 S Bascom Ave, San Jose
You are invited for Sunday Feast Celebration including a special recitation of Srimad Bhagvad Gita Lead by His Grace Vaisesika Prabhu, followed by Mantra Meditation, and Prasadam*
Please note the program starts at 3 pm.
Kindly try to fast for Ekadasi, and avoid grains and beans. It is recommended to spend maximum time hearing and chanting on this day and night
Monday Dec 24: Ekadasi Break fast 07:19 - 10:31 am
We look forward to your association at ISV this week.
In case you cannot come to Temple we have extended plans for you to be associated with us remotely.
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Yours in service,
ISV Communications Team,
On behalf of ISKCON Silicon Valley
951 S Bascom Ave
San Jose, CA 95128
Phone:(408) 293 4959
(Temple is opposite Frazee Paints.)