Govardhana Puja - Lifting of the Hill

Friday, 05 November 2021

This festival celebrates the pastime of Lord Krishna lifting Govardhana Hill on His little finger for seven days to protect the residents of Vrindavana from torrential rains sent by the demigod, Indra. To celebrate this festival, devotees build a replica of Govardhana Hill made with various opulent foods, worship Lord Krishna as the lifter of Govardhana Hill, worship the hill as His incarnation, and worship the cows and bulls who are dear to Him. After the worship of the hill, the food items that make up the hill is distributed to everyone to relish.

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

07.00am Deity Greetings
07.05am Damodarastakam
07.30am Guru Puja
08.00am Class
10.00am Abhishek
12.30pm Raj Bhoga Arati
1.00pm Class
2.00pm Harinaam
4.15pm Dhoopa Arati & Govardhan Hill Parikrama starts in the Temple Room
5.15pm Parikrama Finishes
5.30pm Feast (Takeaway & Temple Room serving)
7.00pm Sandhya Arati
8.00pm Drama
9.00pm Shayana Arati

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