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Ratha Yatra chariot festival
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KUCHING The people are invited to attend an inaugral Ratha Yatra chariot festival organized by the International Society for Krishna Conciousness (Iskcon) here on April 26.

The festival which is attended by Deputy Minister of Works Datuk Yong Khoon Seng will take place at Kuching Iskcon temple at Lot 680, Jalan Ketitir in Batu Kawa from 4.30pm to 10pm.

A press release from Iskcon said that ancient festival was celebrated at all Iskcon centres worldwide by people regardless of race, creed , cast or origin.

A procession where the people are invited to pull the chariot is held in conjunction with the festival.

It is said that during the festival, Lord Krishna would bless his devotees with good fortune, and the puclic are encouraged to attend and witness the joyful festival.

For more information, please contact Kuching Iskcon temple chairman Kripa Sindhu Kroshna Dasa at 016-860-2154 or 082-688708.

Posted on: 2008/4/24 22:55
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Hmm I thought our fellow Hindu communities are not much in Sarawak? Interesting...

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Not much doesn't mean non-existant ne~ Jalan Ketitir (and I think Batu Kawa area in general) has got lots of Indians..

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The Hidden Indians of Jalan Ketitir.

heh I might be going , depends on the weather

Posted on: 2008/4/25 10:19
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Indian Festival shoot outs are colourful. Hope to see more in multiply. :D

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