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Preparations on for Janmastami

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 Aug 2016 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

Dibrugarh, Aug 20: The Intertiol Society for Krish Consciousness (ISKCON), Dibrugarh, as part of its golden jubilee celebration year, will be organizing Janmastami festival on August 25, with great pomp and grandeur

Keeping in mind the Vedic ethos and awareness of children, a cultural contest parallel to the festival, will also be organized at the temple premises of ISKCON, on August 21. Moreover, for the students of Class 1-Class 8, a Vedic Art contest at 9 am and recitation of Bhagawat Gita sloka at 3pm will also be held on August 21. To portray the historic journey of the founder Acharya of ISKCON, AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada , from Kolkata port to Chicago port, USA, to spread the divine message of Krish Consciousness , a 25-foot long ship with Srila Prabhupada’s statue on board, a parade will be taken out on August 22 , from 11 am.

On August 25, the Janmastami celebration will begin with Darshan Aarti at 8 am, while the Abhishek of Radha Madhav will start from 7.30 pm, to be followed by a kirtan . Soon after, a lecture on the pastimes of Krish will also be held. Later, at midnight, Maha Aarti will be performed and would be concluded by akalpa prasadam.

ndaotsav and the appearance of Srila Prabhupada , founder acharya of ISKCON, will be celebrated on August 26.

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