.....posts from 'Krishna Jayanthi'


Krishna Jayanti celebrations at Amritapuri

(15 Sep '06)

14-15 September 2006 — Amritapuri Amma, the ashram residents and a couple thousand visiting devotees celebrated the birth of Sri Krishna all day today. The celebrations began in the morning with a go-puja, then continued with a village procession of little Krishnas, gopis and gopas. Next the children played uriyadi, the traditional pot-breaking game, as […]

Category : Around Amma | Krishna Jayanthi

Vrindavan in Amritapuri

(15 Sep '06)

Krishna Jayanti Celebrations – Part One 14 September 2006 — Amritapuri For most people, celebrating is something looked forward to. Five or six days a week one works (jobs being the opposite of celebration) dreaming of quitting time, of the weekend, the seaside vacation, the religious holiday. With Amma, life is different. There is no […]

Category : Ashram | Krishna Jayanthi

Govinda gokul ayo!

(15 Sep '06)

15 September 2006 — Amritapuri You will not find a more ecstatic bhajan than the one that takes place just after midnight in Amritapuri on Krishna Jayanti. These are not the heart-wrenching bhajans of separation, but happiness itself set to music. The melodies themselves burst at the seams with the gusto with which they are […]

Category : Around Amma | Krishna Jayanthi

The birth of Sri Krishna

(14 Sep '06)

Krishna Jayanti Celebrations, Part Two 14-15 September 2006 — Amritapuri “It is not death, but immortality and bliss that life is all about,” Amma began her Krishna Jayanti message. “This is what the life and birth of Sri Krishna teaches us. Sri Krishna faced an immense number of difficult situations in his life—many more than […]

Category : Ashram | Krishna Jayanthi

Sri Krishna Jayanti

(26 Aug '05)

26 Aug 2005 Amritapuri Just before midnight–the time of Sri Krishna’s birth–Amma went to the stage. A puja was performed as the “Srimad Bhagavatam” in Malayalam was read describing the birth of Sri Krishna. Amma sang “Agatanayi Agatanayi Krishna Devan,” “Radhe Govinda Gopi Gopala” and “Govinda Gopala.” She then gave a satsang about the life […]

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Krishna talk: kids on Sri Krishna

(26 Aug '05)

26 August 2005, Amritapuri On Krishna Jayanti, Amritapuri is full of little Krishnas, Radhas, and various gopikas. Many of them, in fact, are from the West. They participate in the uriyadi, the pot-breaking game; walk in the Krishna procession with all the Ashram cows; put on small dramas about Krishna’s life; do dances and sing […]

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Krishna Jayanthi 2004

(6 Sep '04)

Krishna Jayanti celebration with Amma on 6 September 2004, Amritapuri

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