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Hare Krishna in Amsterdam

Hare Krishna has been a part of Amsterdam since 1970. The first temple was situated in the bijlmer and later in the middle of the Red Light District. From that place we evolved into a bigger place at the Herengracht, then to Keizersgracht and even later to the Hobbemakade. Now we have a place at the Van Hilligaertstraat 17. It has been quite a history and the Hare Krishna people are a well known phenomena by now. Our yearly festival like Ratha Yatra, our appearance on Queensday and our weekly singing and dancing through the Kalverstraat have aided to this.

Visiting Us

We invite you to visit our Sunday feast (read below). During the week you can join the morning program. Every day from 5 am till 9 am we have our morning program with traditional music, mantra meditation and a class on our scriptures. We also have an evening program from 6pm – 7pm on Wednesdays. Please contact us for confirmation of our program.

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Famous Sunday Feast

On Sunday from 3 till 8 pm we celebrate our well known “Sunday feast”. This is an ideal way to get to know us and to come over for a refreshing spiritual shower. Bring a open mind, flexible legs and an empty stomach because our philosophical class will fill your mind, our dancing will flex the muscles and our delicious vegetarian meal will be remembered. Come and bring your friends. There is no need to reserve, just come. Find out where we are located.