Sri Krishna Janmastami (15/08 – 20/08)

Hare Krishna Everyone

The time of Sri Krishna’s Appearance is again upon us. This year we will celebrate Janmastami both in Cardiff as well as Swansea. The Cardiff celebration will be on the day of Krishna’s Appearance, which is Tuesday 15th August andthe Swansea celebration will be on Sunday 20th August with special guest, His Holiness Devamrita Swami. Below you will find the schedules for both festivals.

Every year the altars in Cardiff and Swansea are beautifully decorated with flowers and many preparations are cooked for the pleasure of Sri Krishna. If you would like to help decorate or cook, donate flowers or vegetables and grains etc. or if you would like to sponsor in part or completely for the festival of Krishna Janmastami, please contact Tarakanatha Dasa on 07967 636 485 or email

kṛtavān kila karmāṇi
saha rāmeṇa keśavaḥ
atimartyāni bhagavān
gūḍhaḥ kapaṭa-mānuṣaḥ

“Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, the Personality of Godhead, along with Balarāma, played like a human being, and so masked He performed many superhuman acts.”

– Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.1.20

Programme Schedule Cardiff*:
4 pm – Harinam Cardiff
6 pm – Kirtan
7 pm – Abhiseka
8 pm – Class
9 pm – Kirtan
12 am – Midnight Arati
12:30 am – Prasadam

Programme Schedule Swansea*:
2 pm – Harinam Swansea
3 pm – Kirtan
4 pm – Prabhupada Class
5 pm – Kirtan
6 pm – Janmastami Class by His Holiness Devamrita Swami
7 pm – Arati
8 pm – Prasadam
*Everything is subject to change.