The five day Patotsav celebration marks the anniversary, and the auspicious appearance day of the Deities at Hare Krishna Mandir, Bhadaj. The temple was inaugurated on April 21st, 2015 on the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya. It marks the appearance and installation of the Deities of Sri Sri Radha Madhav at Hare Krishna Mandir, Bhadaj.

Hare Krishna Movement is celebrating its Annual Patotsav festival at their temple, Hare Krishna Mandir, Bhadaj from 19th April to 23nd April 2023.

The festivities will be marked with special events for the pleasure of Their Lordships: 

19th April – Rathayatra at Shahibaug Their Lorships Sri Sri Radha Madhav will come out of the temple and ride on grand Rath to shower Their blessings upon the people. Amidst the roaring kirtan, a huge procession is carried out on the roads of Shahibaug. Devotees sing the sacred maha mantra and dance. The Rath will be pulled by devotees to get mercy. It will be the most mesmerizing sight and blissful experience.

20th April - Swarna Ratha & Nauka Vihar. On the second Their Lordships will be taken for pleasure ride on the golden chariot and flower bedecked boat, followed by Dolotsava (the swing festival) accompanied by Sangeet Seva performed by the devotees.

21th April - Garuda Vahana & Hamsa Vahana Utsava Lord Madhav will ride on Garuda Vahana & Srimati Radharani will ride on Hamsa Vahana in temple.

22st April – Gaja Vahana Utsav The fourth day celebration is marked with the riding of Their Lordships on the grand Gaja Vahana.

23nd April – Chrunabhisheka. The final day celebrations include Churnabhisheka, a special abhisheka performed once a year for all the Deities of the temple. The Deities are smeared with a special powder known as churna, and bathed with panchamrita, fruit juices, flowers and water prepared with sacred herbs.

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Akshaya Tritiya is considered as an auspicious day for charity. Learn about the significance of doing charity on the day of Akshaya Tritiya by visiting our Akshaya Tritiya page.



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