Gurugram residents in full mood to celebrate Krishna Janmotsav
Gurugram residents in full mood to celebrate Krishna Janmotsav
Akanksha Gupta
Gurugram residents in full mood to celebrate Krishna Janmotsav
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Gurugram residents in full mood to celebrate Krishna Janmotsav

Janmashtami festivity is in air in Gurugram and the entire city seems to be in a celebratory mood to mark the birth of Lord Krishna. Various temples, social organizations and RWAs across the city have made several preparations to mark the day with religious fervor and gaiety.

The preparations to celebrate Krishna Janmashtami on Saturday are in full swing and various temples across the city including Prem Mandir at Railway Road, Sanatan Dharma Temple in Sector-56 and many others are making all their efforts to make it grandeur. The temples are decorated with flowers and lights increasing their spiritual atmosphere.

Similarly, ISKCON temple in Badshahpur is leaving no stone unturned to celebrate Janmashtami in a grand manner. The celebration will begin from Friday night will continue till Sunday. On Saturday ‘Bhajan’ and ‘Kirtan’ will be organized which will go on the whole day and at midnight the ‘Maha Abhishek’ and ‘Aarti’ will be carried out after which ‘Prasad’ will be distributed to the worshippers. Different stages of Lord Krishna will be showcased through Krishna Leela, dance and drama. The main programmes of the celebration will be Jhulan Darshan, classical dance, drama, quize, live rock band show and more.

It is not just the temples that are making all efforts for Janmashtami but residents too. Ardee City RWA are preparing to celebrate the occasion in a traditional manner. Chaitali Mandhotra, a resident of Ardee City said, "This is our fourth year of celebrating Janmotsav at Games Park as a whole community. Kirtan mandli of our colony are all ready to set the festive mood with their melodious Bhajans. We have also made the special jhula. Kids will present the journey of Lord krishna through bal leela and krishna leela. We are expecting around four to five thousand of devotees to the temple and seek the blessings of Lord Krishna. Security arrangements are also being made keeping in mind the huge footfall on the occasion."

At Shri Sarveshwar Temple in J block of Mayfield Garden, the colony ladies and children will be presenting various cultural programme to celebrate the festival. Artists from Vrindavan are coming and will present a cultural programme where they will depict the life long journey of Lord Krishna.