Janmashtami Celebration started with Srimad Bhagavatha Sapthaha Parayanam from August 24th to August 31st by Sri Swamiji’s immense grace.
On August 31st all the satsang members celebrated Sapthaha poorthi. Vishnusahasranamam,12th chapter in Bhagavad geetha and Hanuman Chalisa were recited after the poorthi. Sapthaham was completed with Prarthana Madhura Geetham and Mahamanta Kirtan.
Sept 1: 24 hrs Akanta Mahamantra Nama Sankirtan was performed by devotees from Saturday, Sep 1st , 9 am – Sunday, Sep 2nd, 9 am.
Sept 2: On Janmashtami day, we had Tirumanjanam of our beloved Thakurji and Madhuri Sakhi amidst Madhura Gitam rendition by devotees. Then the divine couple were adorned with their jewels, new dresses and flowers. The entire place was filled with Nama. After this we celebrated the Nandostav. The devotees recited the Dasama skandham – Avatara sargams from Srimad Bhagavatham. After the Krishna Avatar, we all chanted ‘Gopala’ nama and flowers were showered on our Takurji. Rajesh Srinivasan Ji as Nandababa carried the Lord and placed him on an embellished cradle. Our little Krishna enjoyed all the bakshanams and prasadam prepared with love for him and the Gopis and Gopas present there danced around him chanting prabandam and singing Madhura Geetham. The Maha Arthi was performed and the Satsang concluded with Mahamantra kirtan. Lunch mahaprasad was served.