This week is Rathayatra Festival!!!


This Friday September 11th, as a warmup for Rathayatra on Sunday, we have ‘Cabaret Krishna’ with our friend Parividha prabhu.

Parividha das is a disciple of Srila Prabhupada an accomplished actor, singer and arranger who specialises in transforming  musicals and show tunes into transcendental arrangements that not only entertain but inspire our spiritual lives. Programme starts at 19.00 as usual.

His website is HERE

Rathayatra 2015

The main event this weekend is this years Rathayatra Festival on Sunday13th September 2015.

Rathayatra is a festival for Lord Krishna and His devotees.  Its an extraordinary spiritual event that originates in Jagannatha Puri on the east coast of India and dates back over 2,000 years.

Everyone chants the Hare Krishna maha-mantra  and dances in ecstacy as Krishna in His most merciful form of Jagannatha is pulled along on a huge wooden cart.

Starting at Hove promenade, at the bottom of Grand Avenue Hove BN3 2LS at 12 noon.

Click HERE for more info & map.

Please don’t miss out on these exciting events and bring your family and friends.

Jaya Jagannath!

Janmashtami Celebrations @ Crawley on 5th September – so NO FRIDAY PROGRAMME THIS WEEK- 4th September

Sorry for the sudden change of plan but so many devotees are away from Brighton celebrating Janmashtami in other places of the world.. we are taking a pilgrimage to Crawley for their 6 hr Kirtan on Saturday, so no programme at the Phoenix this Friday. Please join us there, its not far from the ‘Three Bridges’ train station in Crawley.

Sri Krishna Janmashtami ki Jaya!