First held in 1966 at the request of Srila Prabhupada (founder of the Hare Krishna Movement), the Sunday Love Feast has evolved as an integrated celebration of Lord Krishna’s pastimes: chanting, hearing spiritual knowledge, dancing, eating, fellowship and generally sharing the bliss of God’s presence.
A Sunday Love Feast is now held in nearly 400 temples worldwide. Anyone can come regardless of beliefs as we welcome all into an experience of Love.
No one leaves hungry for a taste of the Divine! Dress is casual but nice. $3 donation is suggested.
The Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, Utah and was built to meet the needs of the Hindu community in Utah County, Utah and hosts seasonal festivals, weddings, receptions, Yoga classes and other weekly services for prayer and meditation.
The Music and the Spoken Word broadcast will feature the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Visitors are welcome to come and hear the inspiring music in the historic Tabernacle located on Temple Square. The choir’s weekly radio program, Music and the Spoken Word, first aired on 15 July 1929 and has since become the world’s longest-running network broadcast.
Classical and folk-dancing, live music, dramas, a ceremony of lights, a huge vegetarian feast, and offering of respects to a live cow.
The Festival of Lights occurs during the lull between fall harvests and the onset of the monsoons. Thus it is a time of thanksgiving, and that corollary festival is called Anna Kuta (literally meaning “heaps of food”). Lord Krishna inaugurated this festival by inspiring the inhabitants of His village (Vrndavan) to worship the cows on this one day per year and to prepare a huge celebratory feast consisting of no less than 108 preparations.
Guests are encouraged to prepare vegetarian dishes at home (without onions or garlic) and bring them to the temple to augment the devotional offerings. Optionally, one could bring fruits, or flowers.
This Annual Eccles Organ Festival is made possible by a generous grant from the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, and is supported in part by a grant from the Utah Arts Council, the National Endowments of the Arts, Washington D.C. and Salt Lake Zoo, Arts, and Parks.
Sunday Evenings at 8:00 pm. All performances are free of charge and open to the public. Please call 328-8941 for more concert information.