By the grace of Sri Swamiji and our beloved Premika Varadhan Takurji, Atlanta Namadwaar offered gratitude with Srimad Bhagavata Saptaham and Year end Utsavam between the 24th to 31st of December followed by grand Radhakalyanam to welcome to New Year. The year end celebration was both in person and via Zoom. CDC guidelines were strictly adhered to during the celebration.
Bhagavata Saptaham in the mornings and evenings devotees were treated with a variety of programs engaging Harikathas, Purapadu, Divyanamam, Nikunjotsavam, Ashtapathi and Sri Jagannath Rath Yatra. The Harikathas were concise and intertwined with beautiful Madhurageethams, Leelas of Bhagavan and examples making it interesting for devotees of all age groups.
Enthusiastic young Bhagavatas started the festivities by decorating Namadwaar with colorful balloons.
24th December, marked the start of the Utsavam with Thirumanjanam and Akanda Nama offering in the morning. Evening program consisted of Srimad Bhagavata parayanam and Harikatha on “Bhagavata Mahatmyam“ by Arati Vijay ji
Dec 25th Sesha Vahana purrapadu followed by Harikatha on Daksha Yagyam by Balaji Goutham ji
26th December Nikunjotsavam followed Hari Katha on Dhruva Charitram from Srimad Bhagavatam by Sowmya Narayanan Ji.
Dec 27th : Offering of Ashtapadi 1 to 9 followed by Harikatha on “Bharata Yogishwara” charitram by Raghu ji
Dec 28th : Offering of Ashtapadi 10 to 16 followed by Harikatha on Ajamila Charitram by Vijay ji
Dec 29th : 12 hrs Ekadashi Akanda Nama from 7am to 7pm
Evening program started with offering of Ashtapadi 17 to 24 followed by Hari Katha on “Gajendra Moksham“ from Srimad Bhagavatam by Teja Raghu ji
Dec 30th : Sri Jagannath Rath Yatra followed by Rukmini Kalyanam Harikatha by Shobha ji
Dec 31st : Celebration with a variety of programs.
Young Bhagavatas offered skits on Sri Ambarisha Charithram and Sri Krishna blessing Yagna Patnis
Divyanama Sankirtanam, Sri Hanuman Chalisa, Mahamantra offering followed by Mangala Harathi to offer gratitude for the year that has passed and to welcome the new year.