Chakra Announcements

2004 Mayapur festival schedule

Submitted by Bhakti Purusottama Swami

Posted December 28, 2003

Feb. 19 - Devotees arrival

Feb. 20 - Festival Inauguration Day

4:15 a.m. - Mangal Arati
6:15 a.m. - Srimad Bhagavatam Class
7:00 a.m. - Greeting the Deities
8:00 a.m. - Dhvaja Aroham (Raising Garuda Flags)
9:00 a.m. - Prasad
10:00 a.m. - Deity report by GBCs
2:30 p.m. - Prasad
6:00 p.m. - Evening Arati
7:00 p.m. - Festival Inauguration, Vedic mantra path, lamp lighting
Welcome speeches by GBC Chairman, Festival Coordinator and Mayapur Director
Drama by Vaikuntha Players,
Nama Yajna Adhivas

Feb. 21 - Deities installation

4:15 a.m. - Mangal Arati
6:00 a.m. - Harinama Sankirtan (Akhanda Hari nam) in Pancha Tattva temple
7:00 a.m. - Greeting the Deities
8:00 a.m. - Srimad Bhagavatam Class at the pandal
9:00 a.m. - Breakfast Prasad
10:00 a.m. - Jala Yatra (Procession to Ganga)
2:30 p.m. - Prasad
4:30 p.m. - Astottara-sata Kundiya yajna
for Srila Prabhupada's
108th birth anniversary
7:00 p.m. - Deities installation Adhivas
8:00 p.m. - Drama by Vaikuntha players
Whole day Harinama in temple

Feb. 22 -
Srila Prabhupada Maha Abhishek Day

4:15 a.m. - Mangal Arati
7:00 a.m. - Greeting the Deities
8:00 a.m. - Srimad Bhagavatam Class
9:00 a.m. - Prasad
10:00 a.m. - Maha abhishek of Prabhupada at Puspa Samadhi with 108-tirtha water
2:30 p.m. - Prasad
4:30 p.m. - Tattva Nyasa Homa for
Pancha Tattva deities
Whole day Harinama in temple

Feb. 23 - Deities installation

6:15 a.m. - Srimad Bhagavatam Class
7:00 a.m. - Greeting the Deities
8:00 a.m. - Abhishek starts
10:45 a.m. - Abhishek ends,
Cleaning Deity rooms
11:45 a.m. - Prana pratistha
12:30 p.m. - Bhoga Offering
1:00 p.m. - Maha Arati
2:00 p.m. - Prasad
6:15 p.m. - First Maha Evening Arati
7:00 p.m. - Cultural program

Feb. 24 -
Parikrama leaves Mayapura

Mar. 1 - Parikrama returns

1:00 p.m. - Parikrama returns to Mayapura
2:30 p.m. - Prasad
4:30 p.m. - Boat Festival, Swing Festival
6:00 p.m. - Evening Arati
7:00 p.m. - Cultural program

Mar. 2 (Ekadasi) -
Book distribution awards

4:15 a.m. - Mangal Arati
7:00 a.m. - Darshan Arati
8:00 a.m. - Srimad Bhagavatam Class
9:00 a.m. - Prasad
10:00 a.m. - Seminars
2:30 p.m. - Prasad
4:00 p.m. - Seminars
5:00 p.m. - Boat Festival
6:00 p.m. - Stage program starts
6:30 p.m. - Book distribution awards
8:00 p.m. - Cultural program
 

Mar. 3 - Santipura Festival Day

4:15 a.m. - Mangal Arati
6:00 a.m. - Devotees leave for Santipura
9:00 a.m. - Breakfast Prasad
3:00 p.m. - Lunch Prasad
4:00 p.m. - Seminars
6:00 p.m. - Congregational preaching awards
7:30 p.m. - Cultural programs
 

Mar. 4 - Excellency awards

4:15 a.m. - Mangal Arati
7:00 a.m. - Greeting the Deities
8:00 a.m. - Srimad Bhagavatam Class
9:00 a.m. - Prasad
10:00 a.m. - Seminars
2:30 p.m. - Prasad
4:00 p.m. - Seminars
6:00 p.m. - World excellency awards
7:30 p.m. - Cultural programs
 

Mar. 5 - Ratha Yatra Day

4:15 a.m. - Mangal Arati
7:00 a.m. - Greeting the Deities
8:00 a.m. - Srimad Bhagavatam Class
9:00 a.m. - Prasad
10:00 a.m. - Ratha Yatra
2:30 p.m. - Prasad
4:00 p.m. - Seminars
6:30 p.m. - Cultural programs
 

Mar. 6 - Gaura Purnima Day

4:15 a.m. - Mangal Arati
7:00 a.m. - Greeting the Deities
8:00 a.m. - Srimad Bhagavatam Class
11:00 a.m. - Initiation Ceremony
4:00 p.m. - Gauranga Maha Abhishek
7:30 p.m. - Anukulpa Prasad
 

Mar. 7 - Jagannatha Mishra's Utsava

4:15 a.m. - Mangal Arati
7:00 a.m. - Greeting the Deities
8:00 a.m. - Srimad Bhagavatam Class
9:00 a.m. - Prasad
2:30 p.m. - Maha Feast
 

End of the Mayapur Festival - 2004