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Nrsimha Caturdasi in Ludhiana

by Bhakta Kaplish

Posted May 10, 2009

Sri Sri Jagannath Temple run by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Ludhiana whose founder acharya A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad, commemorates the vaishnava's festival Nrsimha Caturdasi "The Appearance of Lord Nrsimhadev", who has an extraordinary form of half-lion and half man and is incarnation of Lord Krishna, with great enthusiasm and devotions. The festival starts at 6 PM with Abhishek and continued till 9 PM. Kids of ISKCON played drama showing the pastime of Lord Nrsimhadev.The hall of the temple was fully packed with the congregational devotees which includes every section of society. His grace Rajsuya das, Temple President, in his lecture said that He appeared to save the great saint Prahlad Maharaj from his demonic

father Hiranyakasipu and also spoke on the teachings of Prahlad Maharaj. Among other who was present in the festival were HG Narhari das, HG Balabhadra das.Very melodious Hari naam sankirtan was recited by HG Narhari das and other devotees of the temple. On this auspicious day devotees observed fasting till evening. Devotees were seen dancing with Hare Krsna Mahamantra. Devotees offered Chhapan Bhoga to Lord Nrsimhadev. Later dinner prashadam was distributed.

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