16.9.2014 – Sri Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated grandly @ Jiva Campus on 16.9.2014 evening under the aegis of HH Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji. After theertha goshti, HH went to Ananda Nilayam and worshipped Lord Krishna. Later went to Go:sa:la, did go: puja and fed the cows. In the evening, program started at 5:30 pm with Sri Vishnu Sahasra Nama Sthothram followed by Sri Krishna fancy dress competition. Kuchipudi dances were performed as offerings to Lord.
HH Sri Swamiji and Dr. Rangaramanujacharya Swamiji explained the significance Lord Krishna’s birth. After chanting the slo:kas from Bhagawatham on Krishna’s birth, Krishnashtakam and Pancha:yuadha Sthothram were chanted by all. Archana was performed to Lord Krishna and many prasadams were offered. Program concluded with mangalasasanam, thirttha and maha prasadam.
In Vijayawada too, Sri Jayanthi was celebrated in full swing in Sesha Sai Kalyana mandapam MG Road by Sri Sri Sri Ahobila Jeeyar Swamiji . Dance performances, archana and sumptuous prasadams were highlights of the program.