Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Sri Krishna Janmasthami

Janmashtami commemorates the divine appearance of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Sri Krishna who is described as the Supreme Absolute Truth in the Vedic Scriptures and by the great Vaishnava Acharyas.

Now the question arises that what is the purpose behind the Lord’s appearance?

Lord Sri Krishna answers in the seventh verse of the fourth chapter of Srimad Bhagavad Gita as follows:

yadā yadā hi dharmasya
glānir bhavati bhārata
abhyutthānam adharmasya
tadātmānaṁ sṛjāmy aham

Bhagavad Gita 4.7
Whenever and wherever there is a decline in religious practice, O descendant of Bharata, and a predominant rise of irreligion – at that time I descend Myself.

paritrāṇāya sādhūnāṁ
vināśāya ca duṣkṛtām
dharma-saṁsthāpanārthāya
sambhavāmi yuge yuge

Bhagavad Gita 4.8
To deliver the pious and to annihilate the miscreants, as well as to re-establish the principles of religion, I Myself appear, millennium after millennium.

Celebrations

It gives us immense pleasure to invite you and your loved ones in the grand celebrations of Sri Krishna Janmashtami, Nandotsav, and Srila Prabhupada appearance day, that is being organised by your very own GIVE family. We request you and your loved ones to join us LIVE via the online platform in these celebrations to receive the blessings of the Supreme Personality of Godhead – Lord Sri Krishna and his pure devotee Srila Prabhupada.


Ecstatic Spiritual Program Schedule

Janmashtami – 12 th August 2020
Mangala Arati 4:30 am
Narsimha Prarthna 4:50 am
Tulsi Puja 5:00 am
Announcements 5:15 am
Chanting Hare Krishna Mahamantra 5:25 am to 7:15 am
Darshan Arati 7:15 am to 7:30 am
Guru Puja 7:30 am to 7:45 am
Bhagavad Gita Reading 7:45 am to 8:00
Full day Hari Nam Sankirtan 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Cultural Events (Bhajans & Short skits by Sangyan devotees) 7pm to 7:45 pm
Sri Krishna Katha by Guruji 7:45 pm to 9:45 pm
Maha-Abhishek 9:45 pm to 11:00 pm
Shringar 11:00 pm to 11:30 pm
108 Bhoga Offering 11:30 to 12:15 am
Maha Arati 12:15 am
Dinner Mahaprasadam 12:30 am
Nandotsava & Srila Prabhupada Vyasa Puja – 13 th August 2020
Morning Program time will be same as Janmashtami
Main Program (Kirtan, Srila Prabhupada Vyasa puja Offering, Followed by Lunch Prasad) 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sri Balaram Jayanti – 3th August 2020
Morning Program time will be same as Janmashtami
Main Program (Kirtan, Lecture on Sri Balaram ji, Followed by Lunch Prasad) 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sri Balaram Jayanti – 3th August 2020
Sri Radha Ashtami – 26 th August 2020
Main Program (Kirtan, Lecture, Followed by Dinner Prasad) 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

Be a part of this celebration

Lord Sri Krishna in Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 5 says –

“Acts of sacrifice, charity and penance are not to be given up but should be performed. Indeed, sacrifice, charity and penance purify even the great souls.”

Hence, one should never miss the opportunity to perform the prescribed sacrifices, charity and penance as these acts bring auspiciousness in life by attaining the grace of the Supreme Lord.

We are celebrating the auspicious festivals of Sri Balarama Purnima, Sri Krishna Janmashtami, Nandotsava & Srila Prabhupada Vyas Puja and Sri Radhashtami in the month of August 2020. We would request you to donate for these festivals generously and receive unlimited blessings of Sri Sri Radha Krishna, Sri Balarama and Srila Prabhupada!

The various options for Sewa are listed below. These Sewa Rashis include the budget for all the four festivals. Please choose the Sewa you wish to contribute for, fill in your details. You will be directed to the payment gateway through which transactions can be made safely. Every contribution, large or small, makes a difference! Your contributions will be a token of your expression of love and devotion unto the lotus feet of the Supreme Lord and will also enable us celebrate these festivals with great fervour and grandeur.

All the donations are exempted from income tax under section 80G.

Sr.No. Name of Sewa Amount For
1 Deity Dress 2,01,000 4 Festivals
2 Altar, temple and hall decoration 31,000 4 Festivals
3 Prasadam for temple Devotees 21,000 4 Festivals
4 108 Bhoga 21,000 4 Festivals
5 Panjari & Dry Fruits sewa 11,000 4 Festivals
6 Makhan Mishri 5,100 4 Festivals
7 Abhishek & Arti sewa 2,100 For Janmasthami & Nandotsav
8 Janmasthami Hundi Sewa 1,100

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