S riksetra Parikrama Team invites devotees from around the world to perform the most auspicious Sri Ksetra Parikrama 2105. This year the parikrama day falls on 30th November. On this day, devotees will circumambulate the entire Sri Ksetra dhama, a distance of around 21 Km. This parikrama has been performed since the time Vidyapati visited Sri Ksetra. ISKCON has been organizing this parikrama for the last ten years, on the specific day prescribed for parikrama as per the scriptures. Last year nine thousand devotees participated in this parikrama. This year many international devotees are expected.
Highlights of this festival
- Sri Jagannath Darshan
- Sri Jagannath Mahaprasadam
- Sadhusanga: Hearing katha, chanting and dancing
- Circumambulating Puridham
- Bathing in the ocean
- and much more…
Hearing from expert devotees like H.H Jayapataka Swami, H.H Lokanath Swami, H.H Bhaktipurusottama Swami, H.H Bhakti Gourava Narayan Swami, H.H Gouranga Prema Swami, H.H Bhakti Nityananda Swami, H.H Ram Govinda Swami, H.G Ananga Mohan Prabhu and many more speakers, who know every detail of the pastimes of Jagannatha in Puri.
27th Nov: Arrival of devotees and Parikrama inauguration at 5pm
28th & 29th Nov : Visit to different holy places in Puri related to the pastimes of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu
30th Nov : Parikrama of Puridhama
Fee: Rs. 500 only per head (international group). There will be separate charge for your accommodation according to the type of hotel chosen.
This parikrama is organized for four days only. To ensure sufficient time to book the hotels, all the devotees are requested to kindly register and form group by end of September. Please write to Sriharikanta das for registration at: firstname.lastname@example.org OR call: +91 81458 29888
Registration fee for the event is very nominal to enable more devotees to participate in this parikrama. Therefore, different sponsorship are needed to cover over all expenses of parikrama. Following is the list
of different items that can be sponsored. All devotees are humbly requested to kindly come forward to help financially to make this parikrama a grand success.
1. Prasadam: a) Breakfast Rs.60,000 b) Lunch Rs.80,000 c) Snacks for all Rs.60,000
2. Sannyasi Seva Rs.21,000
3. Mahasagar Arati Rs.21,000
4. Drama(cuitural Program) Rs.15,000
5. Jagannath Katha Rs.15,000
6. Pandal Rs.1,50,000(3 Pandals x 50,000)
7. Jalchatra Rs.11,000
8. Patron Membership Rs.11,000
9. 108 Vaishnav Seva Rs.5,100