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Grand Janmastami Celebrations on Sunday, August 17th!

posted Jul 12, 2014, 1:00 PM by Sudhir Babu   [ updated Aug 8, 2014, 5:39 PM ]
Sri Krishna Janmastami is on SundayAugust 17th 2014. There will be celebrations from 7 am to mid night 12 am - with various activities like Abhisheka, Arati, Bhajans, Drama, Kids singing, Pallaki seva, Jhulan seva, Maha arati.

NEW: Reserve your temple visit time slot online for a quicker darshan and prasadam: www.ihf-usa.org/bookmyslot

Interested to Volunteer: Here is a nice opportunity to get the blessings of Lord Krishna on His appearance day! Please volunteer for the temple on Sri Krishna Janmastami (Sunday, 17th August 2014) and get the following benefits :
  • Special darshan without the need to stand in queue
  • Kids care (kids will be taken care during your volunteered time slot and they will have a blast in our kids mela)
  • Get unique blessings to your family from The Lord on the most auspicious day
  • Special maha prasadam
  • Much more satisfying experience
Please signup for volunteering here : www.ihf-usa.org/countmein


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The detailed schedule on Janmastami is as follows : 

5 am - 8:30 am : Regular morning program (Mangala arati, tulasi puja, guru puja, lecture etc) 
8:30 am - 10 am : Reading from Bhagavatam/Krishna book 
10 am - 11 am : Cultural performances 
11 am : Maha Abhisheka prep/kirtans
11:45 am : Maha Abhisheka starts 
12:30 pm : Srila Prabhupada lecture snippets/special video on Janmastami
12:45 pm : Lunch bhoga offering 
1 pm : Grand Arati
1:30 pm : New temple presentation
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm : Kids performances
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm : Cultural performances
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm : Dance / Drama performances
4:45 pm - 6:30 pm : Kirtans 
6:30 pm : Tulasi arati 
6:45 pm : Maha Abhisheka 
7:30 pm : Srila Prabhupada lecture snippets on Janmastami / offering of evening bhoga to Deities 
8:00 pm : Gaura Arati 
8:15 pm : Pallaki seva 
9:00 pm : Jhulan seva 
10 pm - 11 pm : Bhajans 
11 pm - 12 am : Kirtans 
12 am - Maha arati & prasadam