US - Hare Krishna festival offers public a chance to visit
- Hare Krishna festival offers public a chance to visit
DURHAM -- HILLSBOROUGH -- By the banks of the Eno, along Dimmocks Mill
Road, is a geodesic dome structure. The building is the New Goloka Ashram,
the largest Hare Krishna temple in North Carolina.
For those who have driven by and wondered what is on the other side of the
fence, they'll soon get an opportunity to find out. On Aug. 20, from 7
p.m. until 1 a.m., the public is invited to visit and share in the largest
celebration of the followers of Krishna.
Food will play a major role in the festival as it does in the everyday
life of the members. The Krishna faith follows a strict vegetarian diet
with no eggs, no fish and no meat. Dairy products are allowed and
important for balanced nutrition. Fresh produce is encouraged over canned