Chakra Announcements

7th Ratha Yatra Festival In Sri Lanka

by Iskcon Srilanka

Posted September 28, 2005

ISKCON Sri Lanka celebrated the 7th Ratha Yatra festival on the 17th saturday and 18th sunday of September 2005.

The Ratha started from Sri Radha Krishna temple to Rama Krishna mission Hall which is about 12 km away and stayed there overnight and returned the next day starting at 8am and reaching the temple at 2pm.

H.H. Bhanu Swami and many devotees from Mayapur came to participate in the function.

There were many programs were held on the 17th evening including arati, dance programs by the students of the Hare Krishna School of Music and dance, songs and dance performed by the children of the Bhaktivedanta Children's Home - Gokulam and prices were awarded for the children who participated in the Bhagavad Gita contest. The Bhagavad Gita contest among the schools in Colombo.

Mahakarta Das
Temple President
ISKCON Sri Lanka