Chakra Announcements

Berlin Ratha-yatra

by Gaudiya Vedanta Samiti

Posted July 1, 2003

Announcement of:

Berlin Ratha Yatra on July 5, 2003
and Hare Krishna Festival from July 2 - 8 2003

All are heartily invited for a special week, full of nectarean sweet Hari-Katha,

Bhajans, Kirtanas, Dramas and Prasadam

On Wednesday the 2nd we will decorate the Hall and Devotees will arrive. In the evening there will be the first Program with Bhajans Arati and Class.

The Venue: Assembly Hall SO 90
Sonnenallee 90
Berlin-Neukoelln

Connection: Tubestation U7 Rathaus Neukoelln (from there 2 minutes walk)

Daily Schedule: 5.30 am : Mangal-Arati Kirtan
7 .00 am : Bhajans and Class
9.30 am : Prasadam
11.00 am : Bhajans and Class
1.00 pm : Midday-Arati Kirtan
1.30 pm : Prasadam
17.00 pm : Bhajans and Class
19.30 pm : Arati Kirtan
20.00 pm : Prasadam

Accomodations :

If you like to be more comfortable and if you have enough money it´s best to rent a room in a hotel or backpackers-hostel. Unfortunatly we cannot help you with booking. Please see list below for cheap Hotels that are nearby the assembly hall.

If you cannot afford that much, the devotees from the Berlin-Yatra like to invite especially Ladies and Ladies with Children to stay with them in their houses or flats. If there is room left, also gents are invited. If you are interested please let us know per mail or phone.

Hotels: Bax Pax Hostel
Phone: 0049 / 30 / 69 51 83 22

Backpackers Berlin
Phone: 0049 / 30 / 297 78 10

Hotel am Hermannplatz
Phone : 0049 / 30 / 695 91 30

Hotel Ludwig Van Beethoven
Phone : 0049 / 30 / 695 70 00

Hotel Zur Reichspost
Phone : 0049 / 30 / 691 10 35

Hotel an der Gropiusstadt
Phone : 0049 / 30 / 661 30 31

Devotees Houses:

Please call 0049 / 30 / 62 00 87 84 or mail to gvsberlin@yahoo.com and register as soon as possible. We will find something suitable for you. To meet your host or receive the keys to any place in town please come directly to the assembly hall and meet us. First come first served!

Fees: To cover all expanses ( Bhoga, Hall, etc.) we have to charge 10 Euros per person per day from everybody. Please donate at the reception when you arrive. If you have any questions please call us.

Arrival : Generally we can say that you have to arrive with U7 at U-Rathaus Neukoelln. So please try to find your way somehow to Line U7 and you will easily reach the assembly hall.

By Car: Please take detail-information from any map-provider on the internet.

http://www.map24.de

By Bus : From ZOB-Berlin, take the S-Train ( Berlin Ring south-east) to S-Bhf. Neukoelln. Change to Tube U7 direction Rathaus Spandau, 2 stops till U-Rathaus Neukoelln. From there it's just 2 minutes walk.

By Plane:

From Airport Berlin-Tegel: Take Bus 109 to Station U7 Jungfernheide. From there take the tube U7 direction Rudow to U-Rathaus Neukoelln. From there it's only 2 minutes walk.

From Airport Berlin- Schönefeld:

Take the S-Train to S-Bhf. Neukoelln. Change to Tube U7 direction Rathaus Spandau, 2 stops till U-Rathaus Neukoelln. From there it's just 2 minutes walk.

From Airport Berlin-Tempelhof:

Take the Tube U6 direction Tegel till U-Mehringdamm. Change to Tube U7 direction Rudow till U-Rathaus Neukoelln. From there it's just 2 minutes walk.

This Festival is a spontaneous arrangement. Please forgive us for any inconveniences.

For any request it is best to contact us per mail: gvsberlin@yahoo.com

Hare Krishna!

Your servants from the Berlin Yatra
(Gaudiya Vedanta Samiti)