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Sri Rama Navami Celebration

Sri Rama Navami is the auspicious appearance day of Lord Sri Ramachandra. Sri Ramachandra appeared in the month of Chaitra (March – April), on the ninth day of the growing moon (Chaitra Masa, Shukla Paksha, Navami Tithi) and this particular day is celebrated as Sri Rama Navami every year. This year we celebrate the festival on March 25, 2018.

We invite you to visit the temple and take the blessings of the Supreme Lord on this auspicious day.

The Festival Program of Sunday March 25th, 2018 will be as follows:

04:30 Mangala Arati
05:15 Japa
07:30 Darshan of The Deities & Guru Puja
08:00 Srimad Bhagavatam class
09:00 Breakfast

 

12:30 Arati
13:00 Kirtan
14:00 Class
15:00 Feast

A Brief History of this Festival

Sri Ramachandra appeared as the son of Dasharatha, the king of Ayodhya, who hailed from the dynasty of Maharaja Ikshvaku (also known as Raghu vamsha). Dasharatha had three wives: Kaushalya, Kaikeyi, and Sumitra, but he had no children. On the advice of Maharishi Vashishtha, the king performed a Putra Kameshti Yajna. As a result the three wives conceived sons. Kaushalya gave birth to Rama and Kaikeyi gave birth to Bharata. Sumitra gave birth to the twins: Lakshmana and Shatrughna.

The life and activities of Sri Rama are explained in detail by the great sage Valmiki in the epic Ramayana. A summarized version of the Ramayana as narrated by Shukadeva Goswami to Parikshit Maharaja is included in the ninth canto of Srimad-Bhagavatam (Bhagavata Purana).

Service Opportunity

Do seva for Sri Rama Navami and get The Lords blessings. (Get in Touch to arrange seva)

Offer a gift to Lord Rama and Sita Devi to get special blessings and divine forgiveness from Their Lordships. Use the button below.

If you would like to sponsor the feast in full (£180), or part of it, or for the flower arrangements (£70) Please use the button below.

We look forward to seeing you!