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ISKCON Mira Road Balaram Jayanti 2015

ISKCON Mira Road Balaram Jayanti 2015

Celebrating the birthday of Lord Balaram, who is Adi Guru. Without the mercy of Lord Balaram, one cannot achieve Krishna bhakti. Come and take blessings of Lord Balaram on his Appearance Day. Event on August 29th...

ISKCON Mira Road Jhulan Yatra 2015

ISKCON Mira Road Jhulan Yatra 2015

Jhulan Yatra is a festival to celebrate Radha Krsna’s pastime of swinging on a golden swing everyday until Balarama Jayanti. Lord Krsna and his consort Sri Radha and along with the gopis (cowherd girls) and gopas (cowherd boys) swing in the monsoon season in Vrindavan with music and dance. Pleasure gushes through veins when we watch them – glowing Radha and Krsna – coming back and forth on a swing decorated with flowers and love of devotees. Devotees will have an opportunity to swing Their Lordships – Chota Radha Giridhari. Jhulan Yatra everyday from 26th August 2015-29th August 2015 from 7:15pm to 9:00pm Come along for an opportunity to swing Their Lordships on a beautifully decorated...

Govardhan Puja 2014

Govardhan Puja 2014

Most of the time Govardhan Puja day falls next day after Diwali Puja and it is celebrated as the day when Lord Krishna defeated God Indra. Sometimes there might be one day gap between Diwali and Govardhan Puja. In religious texts, Govardhan Puja celebrations are suggested during Pratipada Tithi of Kartik month. Depending on starting time of Pratipada, Govardhan Puja day might fall one day before on Amavasya day on Hindu calendar. Gowardhan Puja is also known as Annakut Puja. On this day food made of cereals like wheat, rice, curry made of gram flour and leafy vegetables is cooked and offered to Lord Krishna. Picture Gallery:...

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 the original supreme person from whom all expansions and avatars emanate. He was appeared around 5,200 years ago in Mathura, India. Picture Gallery:...

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, etc. A special flower rope is used to pull the swing. Kirtana and bhajans go on for almost two hours, and hundred of visitors joined to pull Their Lordship’s swing. Picture Gallery:...

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