- 1032 Dimmocks Mill Road Hillsborough NC, 27278
- August 19, 2022
- Friday, 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM
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GRAND Sri Krishna Janmashtami
Friday, 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM
August 19, 2022
Sri Krishna Janmashtami, is the grandest celebration of the year, celebrating the appearance (janma) of Lord Sri Krishna. Save the date, August 19th from 4:00 PM till midnight. A festival not to be missed!
EVENING HIGHLIGHTS Aratika (light offering) to the most gorgeously dressed Sri Sri Radha Golokananda, grand abhishek (worship) ceremony, swinging Radha Krishna (Jhulana Yatra), 8-hour of live kirtans and bhajans, variety of children games & activities, dahi handi (yogurt pot breaking), dance and drama cultural programs, Radha Krishna boat festival, special midnight aratika, evening and midnight prasadam and delicious prasadam stalls.
7:30 a.m. – Midnight / Darshan of Sri Sri Radha Golokananda with special Midnight Aratika
4:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. / 8-Hour Live Kirtans & Bhajans Chanting the Holy Names of Krishna
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. / Cultural Programs Attractive dance & drama performances
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. / Radha Krishna Boat Festival
8:00 p.m. / Dahi Handi Commemorating Lord Krishna by breaking butter pots
7:30 p.m. & 12:30 a.m. / Maha Prasadam Feast The opulent delicious feast will be served free to everyone.
9:00 p.m. / Grand Abhishek Ceremony Radha Krishna will be bathed with various auspicious ingredients like milk, yogurt, and honey.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Join the team to organize this grand celebration. There will be seva (service) opportunities on the 18th and 19th of August. Please sign up here https://bit.ly/KrishnaSeva
DANCE & DRAMA PERFORMANCE We would like to extend an invitation to any artists and dancers to perform a cultural dance or drama performance for the pleasure of Lord Krishna. Please text/whatsapp Campakalata Dasi (858) 762-3609.
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES We would like to invite you and your family to take advantage of the wonderful opportunity to receive the blessings of Sri Sri Radha Golokananda by sponsoring the festival.
- Srngara SEVA (New Deity Outfit – $1008, New Deity Jewelry $501; Flowers for festival $501; Srimad Bhagavatam Shastra $251)
- Aratika SEVA (Midnight Aratika $301, Six Aratikas $108 each)
- Prasadam SEVA (Main maha prasadam feast $1008, Prabhupada Appearance feast $501, Midnight Prasadam $351, Five Prasadam offering $108 each)
- Abhishek SEVA (Maha Abhishek $1008, Govinda Abhishek $501, Madhava Abhishek $251, Gopala Abhishek $108)
*All donations are tax-deductible.
Phones: Aditya Narayan Dasa (407) 451-7735 / Lila Shakti Dasi (919) 448-5178
Location: 1032 Dimmocks Mill Road Hillsborough NC, 27278