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New Meetup: Shri Krishna Janamashtami

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Announcing a new Meetup for Metro DC Kirtan!

What: Shri Krishna Janamashtami
When: Monday, August 22, 2011 6:00 PM

Where: Iskcon of Washington DC
10310 Oaklyn Dr.
Potomac, MD 20854
301-299-2100

Pro­gram includes com­pletely ecsta­tic kirtans/bhajans, plays, clas­si­cal and folk dances, abhishek, prasadam feast, spir­i­tual books, moon bounce for kids and much more. This is the biggest cel­e­bra­tion of the year with a lot of chant­ing, feast­ing and danc­ing. As usual, all are wel­come regard­less of religious/spiritual tradition.


  • Arati every hour (6 pm onwards)
  • Ecsta­tic Kitan
  • Maha Kalash Abhisheka Bathing Ceremony.
  • Clas­si­cal Indian Dance & Devo­tional Drama in the big tent.
  • Sump­tu­ous FREE Prasadam
  • Sri Krishna Jana­mas­tami Spe­cial Mid­night maha Arati

Vol­un­teer and spon­sor­ship appor­tu­ni­ties­ available.

Please call Cai­tanya Nitai Das 240–476-6540, for more infor­ma­tion, Kalash abhishek spon­sor­ship. All abhishek spon­sors please come to the cul­tural hall by 8 pm, abhishek 8–10 pm. Vol­un­teer help will be needed in dec­o­rat­ing, mak­ing gar­lands, cook­ing, cut­ing of veg­eta­bles, clean­ing etc for sev­eral days.

Logis­tics: Please park effi­ciently to acco­mo­date the max­i­mum num­ber of cars, and please car­pool if pos­si­ble. Please do not block dri­ve­ways of tem­ple neigh­bors. If you need to use the Metro, then take the Metro Red Line to Rockville or Freind­ship Heights Metro sta­tions, and take the T2 Ride On/Metro bus to Potomac Vil­lage stop near the cor­ner of Falls and River Roads. Walk .9 miles south west on Falls Rd and after the fire sta­tion, turn left on Oak­lyn Drive and go .7 miles to the Tem­ple on right.

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The tem­ple will open for dar­shan from 4:30 AM for Man­a­gal Arati, just like every day of the year.

Who is Lord Shri Krishna?

http://www.stephen-knapp.com/sri_krishna.htm­

http://btg.krishna.com/main.php?id=31­

http://krishnascience...­



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