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Ratha Yatra 2015 celebrations

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The nine day long annual Ratha Yatra celebrations in Mayapur ended on 26th July. Although the festival began on 18th, the festival preparations started much earlier. Special wooden carts were designed for Their Lordships Jagannath, Baladev and Subhadra devi this year. People from different parts of the world visited Mayapur for the Ratha Yatra. Many […]

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Purusottama month being sincerely observed

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Since 17th June, devotees at ISKCON Mayapur are sincerely observing the Purusottama month. Daily ghee lamps are being distributed for free in the Temple hall. Devotees offer these lamps to all the Deities singing melodious Hare Krishna kirtan and bhajans like ‘Jay Radhe Jay Krishna Jay Vrindavan’. Some devotees take daily bath in the Ganges, […]

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Panihati celebration at SMIS

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On 31st May afternoon, children at Sri Mayapur International School hosted a beautiful Panihati Festival. The children spent a lot of time and effort to paint clay pots with amazing art work. They then filled the pots with delicious chipped rice, kheer, yoghurt, fruits, and other tasty treats. All the pots were offered to Sri […]

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Ganga puja celebrations

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On 28th May evening, devotees at ISKCON Mayapur celebrated Ganga puja festival. Also known as Ganga Dussehra, the day marks the descent of mother Ganges to earth. Hundreds of devotees gathered at Prabhupada Ghat to worship Mother Ganges and take bath in Her holy waters. The program started off with melodious kirtan. Then to the delight of […]

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Nrsimha Caturdasi 2015 Celebrations

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 Please view the following full galleries: Abhishek & Darshan Nrsimha Caturdasi celebration in Sridham Mayapur ended last evening. The main festival was yesterday (3rd May) but the celebration started well before on 1st May. On 1st evening, devotees offered flowers to Sri Sri Laksmi Nrsimhadev deity along with chanting of 108 names of Lord. This was followed […]

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Chandan yatra festivities in Sri Mayapur

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Chandan yatra is the festival wherein sandalwood (chandan) paste is applied to Deities to keep Them cool. It runs for three weeks. This year the festival started on 21st April.  Devotees and visitors at ISKCON  Mayapur have been daily making sandalwood paste on stone grinder below Radha Madha Deities. Infact, sandalwood grinding started even before the actual […]

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Jahnu Saptami

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25 April,2015 Ganga-saptami or Jahnu-saptami appears in the month of Vaisakha (Vaisnava month of Madhusudana-April/May) on the 7th day of Sukla-paksa, or the waxing fortnight of the full moon. After the Ganga descended onto the Himalayas, the river entered the sacrificial arena of Jahnu Rsi and disturbed his meditation. This pastime is stated in the […]

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Gadadhar Pandit’s Appearance

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View the following galleries: Darshan Abhishek On 18th April, ISKCON Mayapur celebrated the appearance day of Sri Gadadhar Pandit, one of the principal associates of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Following the tradition, there was Abhishek of His utsav mutri (smaller festival Deity) around noon with milk, ghee, flowers, water etc. He was also offered garlands of […]

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Nrsimhadev Caturdasi Sponsor Appeal

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  Lord Nrsimhadeva at Sri Mayapur is very merciful deity form of the Lord. Devotees worldwide have a special loving relation with Him. His appearance day, Sri Nrsimha Caturdasi is very dear to His devotees. So, every year devotees celebrate this festival at ISKCON Mayapur in a grand way. The highlight of the festival is […]

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Rama Navami 2015 Celebrations

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On 28th March, ISKCON Mayapur celebrated Rama Navami (the appearance day of Lord Rama) with great zeal. The celebration had a very sweet flavor. The deities of Sri Sri Sita Ram Laksman Hanuman were set in front of the altar of Sri Pancha-Tattva and They were beautifully decorated with different ornaments, jewels and fragrant flowers. The […]

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