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Snana Yatra 2017 Festival Pictures

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On 9th June, Snana yatra or bathing festival of Lord Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra devi took place at Rajapur. One of the grandest of festivals celebrated here, thousands and thousands of pilgrims jubiliantly, braving the heat, stood for hours in the queue to personally bathe the Lord of Universe and honored Jagananth prasadam. Devotees fetched […]

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Ganga Puja Celebrations!

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On 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 […]

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Baladeva Vidyabhusana Disappearance

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Today is Srila Baladeva Vidyabhushana disappearance festival. On this day, let’s glorify this great vaishnava personality by remembering his life & pastimes.Srila Baladeva Vidyabhushana was born in the early part of the 18th century (1720-1790) in a village near Remuna, Balasore District of Orissa. Even though he was the son of a ‘vaisHya’ (farmer), in […]

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Snana Yatra Festival 2017

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With great pleasure, we invite you to join us in celebrating Snana Purnima festival at Sri Rajapur Jagannath Mandir, Simantadvipa.  This year the festival falls on 9th June.  On this day Jagannath Deva, Balabhadra and Subhadra Devi will accept abhishek from every devotee personally. The devotees from Mayapur as well as local villagers and pilgrims from […]

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Chandan Yatra: Cintamani Krsna

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One day, a lady fruit vendor came before the house of Nanda Mahārāja. Upon hearing the vendor call, “If anyone wants fruits, please come and take them from me!” child Kṛṣṇa immediately took some grains in His palms and went to get fruits in exchange. But His palms were very small, so He was dropping […]

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Sri Jagannath Boat Festival

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Following the tradition of Jagannath’s boat festival at Narendra SFollowing the tradition of Jagannath’s boat festival at Narendra Sarovar at Puri, where Lord Jagannath enjoys water pastimes for 21 days of Chandan yatra, at Rajapur, which is non-different from Puri dhama, Jagannath Boat festival shall be celebrated for 2 days. It was a bonus for […]

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Happy Narasimha Caturdasi!

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Wish all the viewers a very happy Narasimha Caturdasi festival. Offering prayers at the lotus feet of Lord Narasimhadeva for the spiritual prosperity of all. Prahlad Maharaj, the great devotee of Lord Narasimha prays that , “”May there be good fortune throughout the universe, and may all envious persons be pacified. May all living entities become calm […]

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Chandan Yatra-Day6: Gomati!

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Gomati : Mother Cow The prince of Vraja daily enjoys a great festival of protecting and milking the cows. With happiness He eagerly enjoys pastimes with them in the forests of Vraja. Let me worship these surabhi cows, whose horns are studded with jewels, whose hooves are splendidly decorated, and whose splendid neck is decorated […]

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Chandan Yatra-Day5: Vastra-harana

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Vastra-harana Entering the clear waters of the Yamuna to prepare for the incomparable worship of goddess Katyayani, the girls of Vraja left their garments on the shore. Smiling and cleverKrsna stole those garments, climbed a kadamba tree, embarrassed the girls by speaking many splendid joking words, and eventually returned the garments. I take shelter of […]

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Chandan Yatra Day4: Vana -bihari

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Vana-bihari : Frolicking in the Forest! Vrindavana is Krsna’s perfect playground, with mountains, valleys, meadows, forests and rivers. Vrindavana’s topmost opulence is its flowers. Its beauty is enhanced by Krsna’s touch. What can be said of fruits? Krsna uses ropes and stones to fell them from the trees. He savours some with gusto; He and […]

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