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After participating in the Serbian summer camp, Kadamba Kanana Swami travelled to South Africa for a short stay (15-25 July). Although the main purpose of this visit was to discuss plans for the new temple project in SOWETO, an African township that is south of Johannesburg, he also travelled around the country and gave several classes.
On 16 and 17 July, Maharaja visited the Pretoria temple and Iskcon centre in Sandton, respectively. On both days, the program began with an ecstatic bhajan which was followed by a class.
Over the weekend, Maharaja went to Cape Town where he gave the morning classes, a lecture on the False ego at the weekly Saturday evening program, and a talk based on the Bhagavad-gita at the Sunday Feast program.
Thereafter, Maharaja journeyed to Durban for the last part of his visit. While there, Maharaja performed a “first grain” ceremony, lectured from the Srimad Bhagavatam and delivered a biographical sketch at an evening program on 23 July entitled, A journey of faith: From Amsterdam to Vrndavan.
From South Africa, Maharaja returned to Europe. He participated in the summer festival at Radhadesh (27-28 July) and is currently at the Swiss summer camp near Zurich.
Recordings and photos from all the above-mentioned programs in South Africa are available for download.