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Janmashtami Festival 2014

Janmashtami Festival 2014

Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm in the month of July or August. According to the Hindu calendar this religious festival is celebrated on the Ashtami of Krishna Paksh or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadon. Sri Krishna is considered as the one of the most powerful human incarnations...

Jhulan (Swing) Festival Attracts Heart of The Mira Road Devotees

Jhulan (Swing) Festival Attracts Heart of The Mira Road Devotees

Jhulana-yatra is a festival to celebrate Radha Krishna’s pastime of swinging on a golden swing everyday until Balarama-purnima. At Mira Road, Sri Sri Radha Giridhari is decorated nicely and seated on a swing . All devotees wait patiently in a queue to swing Their Lordships. The swing (Jhulana) beautified with splendid flower decorations, colorful beads,...

Mira Road Residents Experience The Bliss of The Festival of Chariots

Mira Road Residents Experience The Bliss of The Festival of Chariots

On Sunday, July 29, 2014; ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) Mira Road celebrated Ratha Yatra (Festival of Chariots). Congregation of all the three temples (ISKCON Juhu, ISKCON Chwopatty & ISKCON Kharghar) had participated in the celebration. The Ratha Yatra procession of Lord Jagannatha, Lady Subhadra, and Lord Baladeva respectively...

Jagannath Snana Yatra at ISKCON Miraroad

Jagannath Snana Yatra at ISKCON Miraroad

Like every year this festival of Snana Yatra was celebrated with huge glory at ISKCON Mira Road. This festival marks the countdown for Rathyatra. On the eve of the Snana Yatra (which means the Bathing festival, in Sanskrit), the deities are brought out in a grand procession from the garbhagriha (sanctum sanctorum) to the Snana Bedi (bathing platform). Devotees...

Gaura Purnima Festival 2014

Gaura Purnima Festival 2014

Gaura Purnima is the auspicious appearance day of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, and this year we celebrated the 528th anniversary of His appearance on March 16, 2014. The Supreme Lord Sri Krishna appeared as Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu to establish Sankirtana Movement – the yuga dharma for this age. He appeared on Phalguni Purnima (the full moon day in the month...

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