Spring Festivals

Gaura Purnima Festival – the Holy Appearance Day of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu

Sunday, March 12, 2017 (fasting until moonrise)
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Schedule of Events for the Day:

  • 4:30 a.m. – Mangal Arati
  • 7:20 a.m. – Guru Puja
  • 8:00 a.m. – Deity Greeting (New Outfit)
  • 8:30 a.m. – Lecture – Caitanya Lila
  • 9:30 a.m. – Abhisheka of Gaura Nitai Deities- all participate
  • 9:30 a.m. – Ongoing bhajans
  • 12:00 noon – Raj Bhoga Arati
  • 4:15 p.m. – Utthapana Arati and Kirtan
  • 5:00 p.m. – Drama under the Pavilion
  • 5:30 p.m. – Sri Caitanya Astatarasatta Nama Fire Yajna (Homa)
  • 6:00 p.m. – Prasadam Feast
  • 6:30 p.m. – Sundhaya Arati and maha kirtan, distribution of Holi colors
  • 7:00 p.m. – Burning of Holika

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