Kartik 201727 Oct 2017, Posted by
Kartik, the festival of light, radiance, devotion and most importantly love was celebrated with great enthusiasm. A month-long festival commemorating Damodara-lila, the sweet pastime of baby Krishna stealing butter and consequently being tied to a mortar by His dear mother Yashoda. In Sanskrit, “dama” means rope and “udara” means belly. Damodara refers to Krishna who was bound with a rope by His mother Yashoda.
From morning mangalarti till evening Deepdan and Palkikirtan, devotees from all classes exuberantly participated in this festival for the entire month.
Thousands of diyas lit before the altar and in the temple compound area, surcharged the spiritual atmosphere and elevated the devotion to an ecstatic level. Each one could feel the resistance to move from their place, after taking darshan of Sri SriRadhaRadhika Raman in spiritual atmosphere.
Echoes of Damodarashkatam with its melodious music, reverberated the hearts of many.This most auspicious month concluded with BheeshmaPanchak on 4th November 2017.