The Temple Cleaning Committee can use your help! If you can serve for an hour or two, please come to the main Temple this Friday, August 24, at 9 a.m. Your assistance will be greatly appreciated.

We will celebrate Janmashtami, the birthday of Bhagavan Krishna on Sunday, September 2. The service will begin at 7 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. The doors will open at 6 p.m. for meditation at the Temple and the J Street Chapel.

You are invited to an evening of devotional chanting with the SRF Monks’ Kirtan Group on Saturday, September 8, from 7 – 9 p.m. on the Ashram Grounds. All are welcome to attend this special Kirtan Under the Stars. No registration is necessary. You may wish to bring a shawl, sweater, or jacket to ward off the chill. Please enter through the K Street gate, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Please note that the Saturday evening 5:40 – 9 p.m. group Energization Exercises and meditation service is canceled due to this event.

The 75th Anniversary of the San Diego Temple will be celebrated on September 16, from 11 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The event includes monastic speakers, a video of the Temple’s history, an inside view of the Sunday School Program, an historic photo display, a catered Indian lunch, and an inspirational music performance entitled, “East Meets West.”

A limited number of tickets are available to Encinitas Temple members only after services today, Thursday evening, August 23, and next Sunday, August 26. This event promises to be well attended, so please get your tickets at the table outside right away!

If you have a Satsanga question about the SRF teachings, you can now submit it electronically on the homepage at Click on the 3rd link under the calendar to submit your question.

Sunday, August 19: The Bhagavad Gita Scriptural Reading is from Volume 1.

Monday, August 20:  The SRF Lessons Scriptural Reading is from Volume 5, Lesson Summary 130/4.

Friday, August 24: The Second Coming of Christ Scriptural Reading is from Volume 1.