The International Society for Krishna Consciousness
Founder Acharya: His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
08th August- 12th August 2022
The Jhulan Festival is celebrated in the month of Shravana (August), from the eleventh day of the bright fortnight (Ekadashi) to the full-moon day (Purnima). This festival is celebrated to commemorate the childhood pastimes of Sri Krishna with His friends, the young cowherd boys and girls, swinging underneath the trees.
Every day the Deities of Sri Sri Radha Madhava are adorned with various jewelries and gently swayed on a swing decorated profusely with flowers. The main temple hall is decorated beautifully with flowers and festoons. The Deities of Sri Sri Radha Madhava are adorned in brilliance and placed in a Jhulan (swing) decorated with a variety of beautiful flowers. A special arati is offered to the Deities accompanied by sweet kirtans sung by devotees. After the arati, devotees get an opportunity to sway the swing and offer direct personal service to Their Lordships.
The celebrations conclude with the Deities being taken in a pallakki (palanquin) around the temple hall and enter the shayana room to take rest.
Here is an opportunity for you to serve the Divine Couple and receive their blessings.