Date(s) - 03/Aug/2017 - 07/Aug/2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sri Krishna Mandir
We would like to invite you in the most enchanting and endearing Jhulana-yatra festival to celebrate Radha Krishna’s pastime of swinging on a golden swing everyday for 5 days.
Jhulana-yatra is a festival to celebrate Radha Krishna’s pastime of swinging on a golden swing everyday for 5 days until Balarama-purnima . Radha MadanMohan is decorated nicely and seated on a swing . All devotees wait patiently in a queue to swing Their Lordships. The swing (jhulana) beautified with splendid flower decorations, colorful beads, etc. A special flower rope is used to pull the swing.
An aarati is performed after Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan are seated on the swing, and devotees bring a variety of bhoga to please Their Lordships. Kirtana and bhajans go on for almost two hours, and many visitors join in to pull Their Lordship’s swing. In this regard Sri Hari-bhakti-vilasa states, To please Sri Hari, devotees hold numerous festivals on every occasion and continuously perform sankirtana.