Due to a surge in Covid-19 instances, the temple was closed to the general public. The festivities have been streamed live on its official web site (www.iskconbangalore.org) and social media platforms.
It was additionally streamed live on 45 YouTube channels which was watched by over 5 lakh from about 30 nations, together with the USA, Australia, Italy, Saudi Arabia and Russia. The temple additionally obtained greater than 75,000 free puja registrations.
The pageant celebrations started early in the morning from 3 a.m. onwards with Suprabhata Seva to Sri Srinivasa Govinda, adopted by an elaborate panchamrita abhisheka accompanied by clergymen chanting Vedic hymns.
The Lord additionally obtained a ceremonial tub with natural water, fruit juices and aromatic flowers. After the abhisheka, a grand arati with a number of creative lamps was supplied to the Lord. Sri Srinivasa Govinda was adorned in a particular Raja Gopala alankara bearing Rajamudi ornaments.
The Utsavar deities of the temple have been taken in a procession across the Rajagopura and have been gracefully seated on the Vaikuntha Dwara, an enormous golden door put in in the northern entrance of the temple representing the gate to Vaikuntha.
Kalyanotsava, the sacred marriage of Sri Krishna with His consorts Rukmini and Satyabhama was carried out as a part of the celebrations. Laksharchana Seva was additionally carried out the place devotees repeatedly chant 108 names of Krishna from morning until evening. On this event, kids supplied Laksharchana Seva to indicate their distinctive gesture of devotion by chanting one lakh names of the Lord in entrance of Sri Srinivasa Govinda.