YouTube video filmed by Julie Harper featuring Jai Uttal, TK, and the Mayapuris at the Spanish Fork celebration of Holi. YouTube video filmed by Julie Harper featuring Jai Uttal, TK, and the Mayapuris at the Spanish Forkj celebration of Holi.
Thousands gathered at the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Lotus Temple in Spanish Fork as bands led the crowd in the Maha Mantra: “Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare. Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare.” Read more..
“The colors come from the emergence of spring after the stark bleakness of winter. Everything bursts forth in colors and fragrance and so that’s emulated through the festival,” said Charu Das, the founder of the Lotus Temple. Read more…
Last year thousands of BYU students attended the Holi Festival and had great experiences. However, some students end up ruining their clothes and possessions, or missing out on key points of the festival. These tips can help make the Holi experience the best possible: Last year thousands of BYU students attended the Holi Festival and […]
Provo Daily HeraldClose to 80,000 people from throughout the western United States turned out for the Festival of Colors at the Lotus Temple in Spanish Fork on Saturday. The Festival of Colors, also known as Holi, is two days of thousands of people gathered on the hill of the Krishna temple throwing brightly colored powder, […]
Here in this “bubble” of Utah Valley there is always going to be controversy over things like this. One thing is for sure, this controversy hasn’t stopped people from attending and making this a huge and enjoyable event. Read more…
The most colorful time of the year is almost here —The Holi Festival of Colors. Believe it or not, Spanish Fork is home to the largest Holi celebration in the Western Hemisphere. For newcomers, the Holi fest is a Hindu tradition celebrating the arrival of spring and bidding farewell to winter. It commemorates an array […]
The Salt Lake Krishna temple, a former elementary school purchased last year, and located at 965 East 3370 South, was violated in the early hours of this morning (3/07/2012) when thieves broke through a back window in the worship area. The Salt Lake Krishna temple, a former elementary school purchased last year, and located at […]
One of the most praised aspects of the tour, besides the unique architecture, was the sumptuous buffet lunch and salad bar. Participants summed up the experience by saying it was definately the most suitable location to have a seminar on “Diversity.” Administrative staff from Utah Valley University made use of the Krishna Temple recently for […]
Below is the flyer for an all day Diversity Seminar to be held at the temple Tuesday Feb. 14th. It’s organised for faculty members and administrators of Utah Valley University. Below is the flyer for an all day Diversity Seminar to be held at the temple Tuesday Feb. 14th. It’s organised for faculty members and […]