Kalachandji's Hare Krishna Temple

5430 Gurley Ave
Dallas, TX 75223


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Oct 30, 2016 @ 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Govardhana Puja: The Harvest Festival

Oct 30, 2016 @ 5:00pm - 9:00pm

In rural areas of India, Diwali/Govardhana Puja which occurs at the end of a growing season is a harvest festival. Farmers celebrated with joy and gratitude for having a good crop. Diwali also symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, goodness over evil. Kalachandji's will be celebrating this festival Sunday October, 30th. The centerpiece of the festival is a lavishly decorated 15 foot cake. During the kirtan (interactive meditation) The temple will be illuminated by thousands of candles for Diwali. It is a stunning sight that only happens once a year. Afterwards a multi-course free vegetarian feast will be served.