Krishna: lecture at Raisethorpe

2011-07-06 00:00

THE former president of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon), Swami Prabhupada, will visit Pietermaritzburg on Friday as part of his South African tour.

Swami Prabhupada served as president of the Iskcon Hare Krishna Temple in Durban and co-president of Iskcon’s flagship temple in Vrindavan, India, between 1997 and 2004.

The former school teacher from Durban joined Iskcon in 1983 and has studied and taught the ancient philosophy of the Bhagavad-gita and Bhagavata purana.

He is renowned for his deep realisation of Vedic philosophy and bhakti yoga.

His lecture at the Iskcon Hare Krishna Centre at 601 Chota Motala Road, Raisethorpe, will begin at 6.30 pm on Friday. For inquiries e-mail rasika@pamho.net or call Rasika Mohan Das at 072 759 1940. — WR.

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