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Sriksetra Parikrama 2012

by Sri Hari das

Posted August 15, 2012


We are happy to invite devotees from around the world to perform the most auspicious Sri Kshetra Parikrama. This year the parikrama day falls on 3rd December. On this day, devotees will circumambulate the entire Sri Kshetra dhama, a distance of around 19 Km. This parikrama has been performed since the time Vidyapati visited Sri Kshetra. ISKCON has been organizing this parikrama for the last seven years, on the specific day prescribed for parikrama as per the scriptures. Last year we had eight thousand devotees participating in this parikrama. This year we are expecting many international devotees

Highlights of this festival:
Sri Jagannath Darshan, Sri Jagannath Mahaprasadam, Sadhusanga Chanting, dancing, circumambulating Puridham, bathing in the ocean, and much more, all in the association of more ten thousand devotees!!

Hearing from expert devotees like HH Jayapataka Swami, HH Bhakti Charu Swami, HH Bhaktipurusottama Swami, HH Bhakti Gourava Narayan Swami, HH Gouranga Prema Swami, HH Bhakti Nityananda Swami, HH Bhakti Vinod Swami, HH Ram Govinda Swami, HG Ananga Mohan Prabhu and many more speakers, who know every detail of the pastimes of Jagannatha in Puri. HH Lokanath Swami will be there as usual to lead us in Sankirtan.

The festival schedule is as follows:

30th Nov: Devotees Arrival

1st & 2nd Dec : Visit to different holy places in Puri related to the pastimes of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.

3rd Dec : Parikrama of Puridhama.

4th Dec: Extra day parikrama by Bus to Alarnatha, SakhiGopal, DandaBhanga, Chakra Tirtha, Vedi Hanumana, Sonar Gouranga and few other places. (separate registration is required)

We will have three groups of devotees- Bengali, Oriya and English(international) speaking.

Registration fee per head Rs.400/- (international group)

There will separate charge for your accommodation according to the type of hotel you chose.

This parikrama is organized for three days only. As devotees are coming from different parts of the world, many of whom may be coming for the first time or only time in their lives, we are planning to add one day more to the parikrama for those who desire to stay one extra day in puri. On this day we will visit Alarnath, SakhiGopala, DandaBhanga, Chakra Tirta, Vedi Hanumana, Sonar Gouranga and a few other places. If you are interested in this one day extra parikrama then please let us know. There will be an extra charge for this one day parikrama. This parikrama will be conducted by bus.

As we need sufficient time to book the hotels, I request all the devotees to kindly register yourself and your group from September.

Please write to Sriharikanta das for registration at: bpssecretary@pamho.net.

Your registration will be confirmed only upon payment.

For any special enquiry you may also write to at bps@pamho.net

Registration per person Rs. 400/- which includes parikrama and prasadam.

Special bus parikrama on 4th per person Rs.500/- this will only include transportation and prasadam.

Various Sponsorships

1.Prasadam

a) Breakfast Rs.50,000

b) Lunch Rs.75,000

c) Snacks for all Rs.60,000

2. Sannyasi Seva Rs.21,000

3. Mahasagar Arati Rs.21,000

4. Drama(cuitural Program) Rs.15,000

5. Jagannath Katha Rs.15,000

6. Pandal Rs.1,50,000(3 Pandals X 50,000)

7. Jalchatra Rs.11,000

8. Patron Membership Rs.11,000

9. 108 Vaishnav Seva Rs.5,100

JAYA JAGANNATH!! HARE KRISHNA

I hope this letter will find you in good health and Krishna consciousness.

Thank you very much
Your humble servant
srihari
Sankirtan bldg
ISKCON, SRIDHAM MAYAPUR
Dist: Nadia 741313
W.B India
ph no.+91 3472 245481
fax no.+91 3472 245455
MOB-08145829888
www.mayapur.com



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