Today, October 22. Preparations for Sharad Purnima are complete at the Sri Krishna Janma Sthan. Tonight, khir prasad will be distributed to the devotees.
The Sharad Mahotsav has its auspicious beginnings this morning at 9 a.m. with an abhishek of the Govardhan that is on the Janma Sthan grounds. It will be followed by bathing in the Yamuna.
The Sri Krishna Sankirtan Mandal will sponsor a feast for devotee guests and sadhus at 11 a.m.
In the afternoon at 4 o’clock, the Sharad festivities organized by the Sri Krishna Sankirtan Mandal will begin.
Sri Krishna Janma Sthan secretary Kapil Sharma said, “The Keshav Dev temple has been decorated like a beautiful full moon. The Keshav Dev vigraha will also be dressed in white, with white flowers, taking the form of the full moon. Special lighting and kirtan will make the occasion all the more enchanting.”
Giriraj will be given chappan bhog. All the temples and deities on the Janma Sthan grounds will be open until 11.30 at night.
The Rasa Lila kirtan will be performed by Ram Sharma Nimai’s group, after which plentiful kheer prasad will be distributed to the devotees.