By the grace of Sri Swamiji, a 2 day Madhura Utsav was celebrated at Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Lawrenceville, NJ during the Thanksgiving weekend of November 19th and November 20th 2016.
Day 1, November 19th, Saturday: First Day’s event started in the evening with chanting of the Mahamantra followed by rendering of Sri Swamiji’s Madhura Geetams. Following the kirtans, Sri Narayananji from Boston delivered a lecture introducing “Srimad Bagawatham” to the devotees. He referenced Bhaja Govindam and Dhruva Charitram to highlight the significance of names and glories of the lord. The event concluded with singing of Kaliyayum Bali Kollum.
After the event at the temple, Radha Kalyanam festivities started with the singing of Ashtapadis at a devotee’s residence in the divine presence of Sri Sri Swamiji’s Holy Padukas.
Day 2, November 22nd Sunday: Second day’s event started in the morning with Thodayamangalam and Guru Dhyanam kirtans including Sri Swamiji’s kirtan “Guru Arul Ondre Ariven” by New Jersey Sri. Swaminatha Bhagavathar and party. This was followed by singing of Ashtapadis and Radha Kalyanam. Devotees enthusiastically participated by performing various kainkaryams. About 50 devotees partook the blessings of Madhurisakhi Samedha Premika Varada Thakurji. It was indeed a befitting thanks giving and expression of gratitude to the divine couple.We pray unto the holy feet of Sri Swamiji to bless New Jersey devotees with more and more satsangs in the NJ area. The function preparations were led by Smt. Krithika Prakash and Sri Prakash Jayaraman’s family in West Windsor NJ and was ably supported by other GOD Satsang families in NJ.