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Ganga Puja Celebrations!

O n the occasion of Ganga Devi’s merciful descent to earth, grand puja was offered on 4th June to Mother Ganga at Prabhupada Ghat, Mayapur. Highlight being the spectacular Ganga Arthi with big, bright lamps. Srimati Ganga Devi, seated on her carrier crocodile, decorated in a new Sari and many flower garlands, accepted the puja and offerings & arti, offered with love & devotion by Mayapur Community devotees. Under the instruction & desire of HH Jayapataka Swami, for over past three years, every day Ganga puja & arti takes place at Prabhupada Ghat at 5 pm. Every year Ganga Dusshera puja is being celebrated with fervent devotion. HG Bhadracharu prabhu conducted the pooja and proceedings. Earlier, HH Gauranga Prem Swami Maharaj, HG Jananivas prabhu and senior devotees spoke on the glories of Mother Ganga. Everyone offered lamps & flowers to Mother Ganga and was served prasadam. An initiative of Mayapur Ganga puja seva committee, a temple for Mother Ganga is being constructed at the banks of Ganges. The work is going on so that the temple inauguration can take place at the earliest.
Ganga Mata ki Jai! Mayapur dham ki Jai!

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