SRI KRISHNA JANMASHTAMI CELEBRATION – 2021

AT SRI RAMAKRISHNA SHRINE AT MEDHA BHAVAN (Belur Campus) ON 30 AUGUST 2021 (MONDAY)

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PROGRAMME : 9.30 AM—1 PM

  1. Shanti mantras, Narayana-suktam: Chorus led by Swami Japasiddhananda—9.30 AM
  2. Stotras and songs on Sri Krishna: gopika gitam, jaya shankha gadadhara neela kalevara…, sundara lala nanda dulala nachat sri vrindavana mey…, etc.: chorus led by Swami Shivapurnananda—9.45 AM
  3. Reading from Srimad-Bhagavatam with brief explanation: Swami Devatwananda —10.15 AM
  4. Gita Chanting (Selected Chapters): led by Swami Japasiddhananda—10.45 AM
    2nd Chapter—Jnana
    3rd Chapter—Karma
    6th Chapter—Dhyana
    12th Chapter—Bhakti
    15th Chapter—Purushottama Yoga (contains the essence of the whole Gita teaching as well as of the Vedas as eulogized by Shankarachary and Sridhara Swami)
    18th Chapter—Moksha-sannyasa Yoga (contains the meaning of the whole Gita teaching as well as of the Vedas as eulogized by Shankaracharya)
  5. Sri Krishna and his message: Swami Sarvottamananda—11.45 AM
  6. Bhagavad-Gita in the light of Shankara-bhashya: Swami Atmapriyananda–12.05 PM
  7. Song: keshava kuru karuna dine…; Sri Ramakrishna Stotras composed by Swami Vivekananda: aachandaala pratihatarayo…, shakti samudra samuthha tarangam…–Chorus led by Brahmachari Mrinmay (Ajaata Chaitanya)—12.30 PM

Live web-streaming of the programme via internet will be done. Interested devotees, teachers and students are invited to join these programmes online through the link (will be provided soon) in the University website. Watch out for the link on our website before the function. During this period lockdown, let us turn more and more towards the Supreme Spirit in the form of Sri Ramakrishna who was Rama and Krishna in one as he himself said: je Ram je Krishna se idaneem Ramakrishna and be blessed by contemplation on His divine power and grace in prayer and supplication.

Sri Krishna Janmashtami Celebration – 30 August 2021

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