Sacred Sound

Kirtan Retreat

Has been cancelled!

Unfortunately, after much deliberation and discussion, New Govardhana Management have decided to cancel the 2020 Sacred Sound Kirtan Retreat due to the risk of possible contamination and spread of the Coronavirus in such a large group gathering. The information available and expert advice strongly recommends taking these precautions to avoid a potential epidemic and escalation of this highly contagious condition.


Should the community be affected by the virus it would most likely be quarantined which would lead to all sorts of issues.


We are also very concerned for the safety of our residents, guests and close community members and want to take all steps to ensure their health is protected.


We are very sorry to be the bearers of bad news as we were enthusiastically planning for a wonderful festival. But your health and wellbeing is our most important consideration during these high risk situations.


There have been no reported cases yet in the New Govardhana community but these measures are to ensure we minimise the risk of any cases occurring in the future.


Your servants,


Sacred Sound Kirtan Retreat Team


New Govardhana Australia

525 Tyalgum Road

Eungella, NSW 2484

Easter Long Weekend

Fri, Apr 10, 2020, 12 noon –

Mon, Apr 13, 2020, 4:00 pm AEST




Mangala Arati, Tulsi Puja & Japa


Greeting the Deities & Guru Puja


Breakfast Prasadam


Session One: Kirtan & Seminar


Lunch Prasadam


Session Two: Kirtan & Seminar


Dinner Prasadam


Session Three: Kirtan & Seminar





Come and join Australia’s biggest kirtan festival. Previous years have drawn crowds of up to 1000 sincere souls seeking to increase their taste for chanting the Holy Names. Experience transcendence by chanting in harmony with hundreds of devotees including the world’s best kirtan leaders.


Held annually during the Easter Long Weekend in New Govardhana, Australia, Sacred Sound Kirtan Retreat is in its fifth year and every year is uniquely inspiring! Established by His Holiness Indradyumna Swami, senior disciple of His Divine Grace AC. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the Retreat attracts the world's greatest kirtaniyas and hundreds of devotees, eager to taste the nectar of congregational chanting. Famous for its out-of-this-world kirtans, the Sacred Sounds Kirtan Retreat is sure to be a transformative spiritual experience.


Located in scenic New Govardhana, Australia. The beauty, tranquillity and spiritually surcharged atmosphere is the perfect backdrop to take your devotional life to the next level!


ISKCON New Govardhana

525 Tyalgum Rd, Eungella NSW 2484

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