Janmastami Festival

Sponsor Janmastami Festival – Monday, August 30, 2021


Schedule of Events

4:30 AM Mangala Arati
7:20 AM Guru Puja
8:00 AM Deity greeting & kirtan, new outfit
8:30 AM Srimad-Bhagavatam reading and class
9:30 AM Radha Shyamasundara abhisheka by temple pujaris
12:00 PM Raj Bhoga Arati
12:30-1:30 PM Prasad to-go boxes available at parking lot. No eating on temple property.
4:15 PM Dhoop Arati
4:30-9:00 PM Prasad to-go boxes available at parking lot
5:00-8:00 PM Eco Farm tours
6:00-9:00 PM Ongoing entertainment on the pavilion stage
6:00-9:30 PM Radha Krishna abhisheka tent, everyone welcome to bathe Lord Krishna
6:30 PM Evening Arati and kirtan
7:30 PM Fire yajña (homa), chanting 108 names of Krishna
9:30 PM Temple room and property will close. Everyone will be requested to go home at this time.
12:00 AM Midnight Arati, temple room closed. Temple pujaris and a handful of designated kirtaniyas only. Watch the arati from home.

The festival will be broadcast on our ISKCON Alachua YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Pandemic Safety Precautions

Face masks required, including by children ages 5 and older. If you’re not feeling well, please stay home. Prasad will be distributed in pre-packaged to-go boxes to take home with you. No eating on temple property. Temple room occupancy will be limited to ten minutes per person during peak times, standing on socially distanced X marks. Continuous walk-through darshan available. See Safety Protocols for Summer Festivals for additional details.