Week Long Gaura-Purnima Festival
Posted February 23, 2004
Week Long Festival at New Raman Reti
in Alachua, Florida in Celebration of
The Auspicious Appearance Day of
Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu -- Gaura Purnima
Evening programs starting on:
- Sunday, February 29th -- Inter-national Sankirtana Stories from Europe & Israel.
- Monday -- March 1 -- Siksastika Seminar given by Nagaraja dasa.
- Tuesday -- March 2 -- International Sankirtana Stories from U.S.A., Russia, and Siberia.
- Wednesday -- March 3 -- Youth Bhajans.
- Thursday -- March 4 -- International Sankirtana Stories from South and Central America.
- Friday -- March 5: Parade in Gainesville Florida
Padayatra Procession & Harinama at 4:00 PM
We are having a 3 mile parade in downtown Gainesville with the Padayatra America Party. At the end of the parade there will be a festival at Plaza Center at the Gainesville Court House. Come and participate in the parade. The Padayatra Cart came to Alachua after a 6 month journey starting in May 2003 from Harrisburg, PA.
Plaza Center Festival Downtown Gainesville at 6:00 PM
Stage performance at Plaza Center includes: Bhajans, Bharat-Natyam Dances, Dramas, vendors and more, followed by a Feast.
- Gaura Purnima Day
Saturday -- March 6
Includes: Abhiseka of Gaura- Nitai Deities, Agnihotra & Bhajans, Children's Dance & Drama by Preschool & NRR School, followed by Dance & Drama "The Glories of Sri Panca-tattva". In the evening there will be a Holi Festival & Bonfire as well as Feast Prasadam. There will be a Children's Carnival Tent 1 PM Ð 4 PM including face painting, puppet shows, balloons, etc.
- Jaganatha Misra's Festival
Sunday -- March 7th
Talent Show (contact Caitanya dasi 418-8260 to be in the show by March 1st) and Feast Prasadam