After almost 25 years of preaching and repair in California’s Sacramento and Folsom areas, devotees are delighted to announce the approaching arrival of a brand new temple constructing to satisfy the wants of their rising group and outreach. Sacramento, California, is a vibrant metropolis recognized for its wealthy historical past, numerous tradition, and vital development. Over the years, Sacramento has skilled a formidable transformation, with a thriving economic system, increasing city improvement, and a rising inhabitants.
“In 1998, an ISKCON chapter was first established in Sacramento as a house program. Devotees first met for weekly Love Feast applications, with expanded to sankirtan, e book distribution occasions, prasada distribution, and plenty of festivals. 2022 noticed the inaugural Jagannath Rath Yatra occasion in downtown Sacramento,” stated Gunarnava Sitaram Das.
Establishing a everlasting temple to serve Srila Prabhupada’s mission will additional serve to nourish the devotee households right here, encourage ongoing e book distribution, sankirtan, and supply higher amenities for working the ISKCON Food For Life Program,” stated member Krishna Priya Dasi, “There is a lot service momentum right here in Sacramento, and we’re grateful for the great affiliation of the devotees.”
“The forthcoming temple in Sacramento will probably be located inside a spacious 5,000 sq. foot constructing which will probably be thoughtfully designed to accommodate numerous preaching actions,” stated Gunarnava Sitaram. He continued, “The facility will function devoted areas for a youngsters’s faculty, a warehouse to accommodate Srila Prabhupada’s books and a temple corridor. Moreover, its strategic location, a mere 10-minute drive from Sacramento State University and a 20-minute drive from the University of California at Davis presents a handy and accessible venue for participating with college students and spreading the message of Krishna consciousness.” This central location is right for residents from surrounding suburbs, together with Folsom, Elk Grove, and Natomas, to go to the brand new temple simply.
The group is diligently elevating funds to finalize the acquisition of the brand new temple by the twelfth of June. Their progress up to now has been outstanding, with over $300,000 raised in the direction of our goal of $463,000.
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