Madhura Utsav / Radha Kalayana Utsav – July 2nd – July 5th
Madhura Utsav / Radha Kalayana Utsav
July 2nd – July 5th
RADHE RADHE DEAR SATSANG FAMILIES AND FRIENDS,
By the immense grace of our beloved Madhuri Sakhi Samedha Sri Premika Varadha Takur Ji and the blessings of our Guru Maharaj Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, we are celebrating the Annual Madhura Utsav (Radha KalyanaUtsav/Divine marriage of Kirshna and Radha) with various events for four days from July 2nd to 5th at 4902, Hickory Meadows Ct, Glen Allen, VA 23059. Event timing is from 7am – 11pm. Please check the attached Utsav flyer for more details.
We are cordially inviting each and every adult in your family along with all your kids to be part of this divine utsav. This will be a great opportunity to our youngsters to understand our Sanadhana Dharma, its rich culture, and also to be part of a bhagavatha dharma by doing Prabhodhanam (waking up the lord in the morning), bhagavatha parayanam, singing bhajans, doing pooja, Purappadu (procession), Dhivya namam & Dolothsavam.
On July 4th, we are celebrating Rukmini Kalyanam with Rajbhog Seva in the morning. This seva is the grandest offering of food items including sweets and savories. If you would like to participate in this seva, please bring any sweet or savory item to offer to the Lord, click the below link and fill in the details.
Details of the youngster’s program are given below. Let us know by June 26th about your kids participation in these events and register them via google form below.
MAHAMANTRA INSTRUMENTAL MELODY ON JULY 4TH @5PM:
If your kid could play any instruments (guitar/violin /flute/Saxophone/Harmonica/Keyboard….etc), here is a great opportunity to show their talents by playing the Mahamantra to the Lord. Musical notes will be distributed to all the participating kids. Please choose only one instrument per kid.
FANCY DRESS & SLOKA RECITAL ON JULY 4TH @ 4PM:
Dress up your kids in any Hindu God/Goddesses/Saint costume. They should inform the audience what character they are portraying and few key points about that character. Along with this, if they like, they can also recite any short slokas they know – Total time for each kid is 2 minutes.
RAMAYANA JEOPARDY ON JULY 3RD @ 4PM:
A unique opportunity to know more about Ramayana. Questions will be provided prior to the event day to the participating kids. They will have to do their own research and prepare the answers, participate and show their Ramayana knowledge.
MADHURA CHITRA COMPETITIONS:
This competition is definitely going to bring out the hidden drawing and coloring talents of each and every kid and the teenager. There are two coloring competitions and one drawing (in color) competition. Ask your kid to write their first name and last name, at the right bottom of their drawing. Please scan the image and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org or hand over the sheet to us by June 31st. Winners will be announced on July 4th evening.
DAMODHARA LEELA COLORING COMPETITION:
This competition is for kids ages from 3 to 5. Please use the below Damodhar_Leela_Coloring image. Ask your kids to bring out their coloring skills to brighten Dhamodharan with variety of colors.
KRISHNA AVATAR COLORING COMPETITION:
This competition is for kids of age 6 to 9. Please use below shown Krishna_Avatar_Coloring image. Ask your kids to perform a magic with colors to bring out the cute, just born Krishna enjoying a ride on the head of Vasudevar with the unique umbrella by Aadhi Seshan.
KRISHNA DRAWING COMPETITION:
By popular demand, we are conducting a drawing competition for the kids/teens ages from 10-16. They can pick any leelas of Krishna and draw it.
Please register your kids information in the Google form by Friday, June 26th.
Forward this to your friends and invite their kids to participate.
Come and enjoy this blissful Utsav and get the blessings of Lord Sri Hari.
Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare