Due to the diligent efforts of all the devotees, we are now able to open the temple today (which happens to be Divali) at NOON just in time for the all auspicious midday arati. The Lodge, and restaurant will also open and start to take reservations. We look forward to seeing you. Hare Krishna
And oh….Dear Friends, please prepare rice, dahl, halavah, puris, pakora, laddu, rasagullas, sandesh, sweet rice for tomorrow’s Govardhan Puja celebration. .
Two offerings are needed—one for the hill by 11am and tons more for the evening celebration and offering/abhisek to Giriraj. Containers are available.
Jaya Giriraj Maharaj ki Jaya!
Divali and Govardhana Puja Celebrations schedule
7pm Gaura-arati followed by offering lamps to Damodar
845pm Fireworks and Kirtan
Friday, 5 November
730am: Guru Puja
8am: Darshan Arati and Damodarastakam
820am Glories of Govardhana Hill
915am Breakfast prasadam
11am Building the Hill
3pm Ladies Dandavat Parikrama
5pm Abhisek and Kirtan
6pm Govardhan Puja Song and Narration and Bhajans
745 pm Feast
Please bring your hill decorations by 11am to the temple room
And please bring your offerings for hungry Giriraj by 5pm to the temple room
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