Janmastami Celebration

p1240742 For the last few days, Vrindavan has been celebrating Janmastami, the birthday of Krishna. We offer you our brief report of the event. Listen to the sounds and submerge yourself into the atmosphere of the festival:

Krishna-Balaram Mandir, evening kirtan by Govinda Swami on the day before the festival
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Krishna Balaram Mandir, Mangala Arati early morning on Janmastami day, by Govinda Swami
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Roaring kirtan at Krishna Balaram Mandir on Janmastami night. Listen to the full length track below and check this short video we filmed on iPhone (sorry for the quality, but it was simply impossible to use any bigger camera in such a crowd :) )

 

Janmastami night kirtan at Krishna Balaram temple in Vrindavan, full length soundtrack
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photo by VishakhaThe appearance day of Srila Prabhupada, the very next day. Guru Puja performed by Govinda Swami
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The offering to Srila Prabhupada by Govinda Swami
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Gurvastakam prayer sung by Govinda Swami
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