6th Patotsav at Sri Sri Krishna Balaram Temple Jagatpur.
An extremely mesmerising 5 days event took place on the occasion of 6th Patotsav (six year completion) of Sri Sri Krishna Balaram Temple managed by Hare Krishna Movement an supporting organisation for The Akshaya Patra Foundation Jagatpura.
This event is equivalent to Krishna Janamashtami, as on this day lord Krishna Balaram were invited in this temple after all vedic rituals performed.
The President of Hare Krishna Movement Shri Ratnagadha Govinda Dasa stated that we wish to the lord that he gives us his immence blessings so that we would be able to perform such events on bigger scale every year, so that more people could get in association of temple and receive blessings from Shri Shri Krishna Balaram, which will eventually lead to a graceful life under krishna consciousness.
The grand celebration started with Sudarshana Abhishek on 18th April with Big Havana,Sankirtana and Prasadam.
On 20th April a huge SHOBHA YATRA was held at Rajapark starting from Ram Mandir upto Shri Laxmi Narayan Mandir via main market, there were thousand of people including many universities students, dignitaries and congregation dancing and singing all the way in front of Lords Ratha.
22nd April the main festive day consisted of whole day kirtan with 56 bhog offerings to lord, evening started with grand celebration with Prayers and mantras along with Srimad Bhagavad Gita and Srimad Bhagavatam for Lord’s presence followed by sequence of abhishek with different types of 108 juices, many flowers were being used of international varieties. Special alter was arranged with full of decorations for lords abhishekam.
Dance and sankirtan with palki were performed, event accomplished with maha prasadam.