Ratha-yātrā – Donations

San Francisco Rathayatra

Every year Ratha-yātrā is made possible by your generous donations. ISKCON Berkeley is a registered as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit organization. It is a registered in the name of ‘International Society for Krishna Consciousness of the Bay Area Inc.’ as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity with EIN #94-2376368. All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowable by law.

The annual Ratha-yātrā Festival has a working budget of over $70,000 which covers permit fees for the Golden Gate Park, the Fire Department and the Police Department, setting up of three chariots, rental of tents, stage for cultural performances, stoves, chairs, and sound system; groceries for food, propane gas cylinders; truck rentals; flowers to decoration, and much more.

All members of the festival team are volunteers and they donate their time out of devotion to Srila Prabhupada and Lord Chaitanya, and Lord Jagannātha.

If you are unable to attend the festival and wish to make a donation to help support Ratha-yātrā, your generous donation of any amount is greatly appreciated. Donations can be made by check, money order, or through the PayPal link. If you would like to contribute through advertising or sponsorship, please contact through jagannathswamidasa@gmail.com.

Thank you for your support.

ISKCON Berkeley
2334 Stuart St, Berkeley, CA 94705

Temple: 510-540-9215
Jagannatha Swami Das: 707-426-4672 (Res), 707-386-8656 (Cell)
Email: jagannathswamidasa@gmail.com

“What the devotee actually offers the Lord is not needed by the Lord, for He is self-sufficient. If the devotee offers something to the Lord, it acts for his own interest because whatever a devotee offers the Lord comes back in a quantity a million times greater than what was offered. One does not become a loser by giving to the Lord; one becomes a gainer by millions of times.”

Krishna Book, Chapter 81