.....posts from 'Krishna Jayanthi'

Devi bhava ushers in Krishnajayanti

(5 Sep '04)

5 – 6 September 2004 — Amritapuri When the doors to the temple opened Sunday night Amma was seated on Her chair wearing a yellow sari. Yellow is the color Krishna wore. As darshan went on way past sunrise the next morning, Krishnajayanti, it was very fitting. Throughout Devi Bhava, the swamis sang many Krishna […]

Category : Around Amma 2004 | Krishna Jayanthi

Midnight celebrations – Krishnasthami

(11 Sep '01)

After bhajans all the devotees took their dinner and, as Amma returned to the auditorium, settled down to watch a evening of performances including a dramatic, musical staging of the Bhagavad Gita, produced and performed by ashramites. Directly after the performances concluded, the reciting of the Srimad Bhagavatam, the Purana which describes the life of […]

Category : Celebration | Krishna Jayanthi

Janmashtami – Krishna’s birthday

(10 Sep '01)

As always on Sri Krishna’s birthday, today was a day of great festivity at Amritapuri. The celebrations began at three o’clock in the afternoon with a parade to the local Krishna temple. The procession was headed up by some of the ashramite children costumed for the day and carrying an ashram banner, followed closely by […]

Category : Celebration | Krishna Jayanthi