Janmashtami celebrates the birth of the Supreme Personality of Godhead Shri Krishna. Though unborn and eternal, Lord appears to deliver the pious and to annihilate the miscreants, as well as to reestablish the principles of religion. Janmashtami falls on the eight day of the Krishna paksh of Bhadrapad. It is celebrated by millions of devotees with great joy and enthusiasm all over the world. It is the day of deep spiritual renewal and celebration.
This year Janmashtami falls on the 15th of August. Iskcon, Udaipur will celebrate this festival for 7 days starting from 15th till 21st of August. On the first day i.e. Janmashtami, there will be ecstatic kirtan, Krishna katha, chhappan bhog offering, abjishek and arati of the Lord. Devotees will observe fasting till midnight and will honour Ekadashi prasadam after 12 pm. On the following day, we will celebrate Nandotsav and Vyas pooja, the appearance day of Iskcon’s Founder Acharya His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedant Swami Prabhupada. The program will include bhajans and kirtan, lecture, offerings to Srila Prabhupada and Guru puja. From 16th to 21st, Srimad Bhagwad Gita Crash Course would be conducted by His Grace Kamal Lochan Prabhu ji.
This 7 days program will also include daily Bhagvat Katha, Art of parenting seminar, Cow therapy, Sanskriti darshan for children, Health and spirituality for doctors and many such other programs.
Furthur details and the schedule are provided in the invitation.