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Balaram Purnima Celebrations

O n the auspicious appearance day festival of Sri Balarama, at Rajapur, we had abhisheka of Lord Baladeva. Sri Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra devi were offered gorgeous outfits and colorful flower decorations. The entire temple was decorated with blue & white balloons, flower hangings etc .  A Maha abhisheka was offered at noon to small Baladeva deity, followed by pushpanjali and Maha arti.

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Being the last day of Jhulan yatra, Sri Radha-Madhava gave special darshan in shimmering silver outfits. In the altar of Sri Radha-Madhava, a decorated swing was placed and Their Lordships enjoyed swing pastimes in the morning after darshan arti. Srila Prabhupada started swinging his beloved Sri Radha-Madhava, followed by a long queue of Mayapur devotees. At Panca tattva hall, Sri Krishna -Balarama deities adorned the altar platform and accepted the worship & offerings of the devotees. Balarama shila maha abhisheka was performed at noon. As the day is also celebrated as Rakhi Purnima or Raksha bandan, all the deities gave darshan with rakhis tied, almost covering Their entire hand.

Balarama Purnima is a festival of love &  joy as is Lord Balarama!

Pictures of Balarama Purnima darshan of Sri Radha-Madhava

Sri Balarama ki Jai!

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