Invitation to celebrate Sri Govardhana-pūjā Nov. 14, 2023 (Tuesday).

Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandharvika Giridhari

When: Tuesday Nov. 14th, 2023 from 2PM – 5PM.

Dear devotees and friends: We humbly invite you to participate along with devotees from Sri Gaura Vinoda Saraswat Sanga New Jersey in the grand festival for Sri Govardhana-pūjā.

Please come and join with us for the auspicious celebration of Sri Govardhana-pūjā. Festivities to include kirtana, readings (From Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead), discourses and prasadam.

Please RSVP via our contact page.

For your satisfaction we offer this audio lecture of Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami’s talk on Sri Govardhana-pūjā day November 14th 1966.

Govardhana Pūjā Lecture

Excerpt from: Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead

”The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Kṛṣṇa, thus advised the cowherd men to stop the Indra-yajña and begin the Govardhana-pūjā in order to chastise Indra, who was very much puffed up at being the supreme controller of the heavenly planets. The honest and simple cowherd men, headed by Nanda Mahārāja, accepted Kṛṣṇa’s proposal and executed in detail everything He advised. They performed Govardhana worship and circumambulation of the hill. (Following the inauguration of Govardhana-pūjā, people in Vṛndāvana still dress nicely and assemble near Govardhana Hill to offer worship and circumambulate the hill, leading their cows all around.)… Read More...