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Jhulan Utsav ( 29th July - 2nd August 2012) at Mahanam Angan

Jhulan Utsav ( 29th July - 2nd August 2012) at Mahanam Angan, Raghunathpur, Kolkata
Like every year Jhulan Utsav will be celebrated with great pomp and grand decorations at Sri Sri Mahanam Angan as per traditions set by Acharya Dr. Mahanambrata Brahmachariji. Beautifully decorated idols of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda, Sri Sri Gour-Nitai and Sri Sri Jagadbandhusundar will be embarked on the Jhulas on the stage before the main foyer of the temple on 29th July, 12 (Jhulan Ekadashi) and the the festival will end on 2nd August, 12 (Jhulan Purnima). All the five days Leela-Kirtan on the transcendental leelas of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda and Prasad distribution to hundreds of devotees will place in the evening. On 1st and 2nd, Sri Suman Bhattacharya and Sri Krishna Pal, both renowned Kirtan singers, will perform along with their troupes.

Program of Kirtan on Leela of Radha-Govinda Every day at 5 PM at Mahanam Angan

29th July : Sri Mohan Jana & Group
30th July : Sri Gour Karmakar & Group
31th Julyt : Sri Ujjal Sarkar & Group
1st August : Sri Suman Bhattacharya & Group
2nd August : Sri Krishna Pal & Group

 

 
A view of the stage at Mahanam Angan during Jhulan having Sri Radha Govinda in the center, Sri Nitai Gour on the right and Sri Bandhu sundar on the left. All three on decorated swings . A closer view of Sri Radha Govinda on decorated swings .
A full view of the foyer and the stage at Mahanam Angan during Jhulan having Sri Radha Govinda in the center, Sri Nitai Gour on the right and Sri Bandhu sundar on the left. All three on decorated swings .
A more closer view of Sri Radha Govinda on decorated swings .
Renowned Kirtan singer Sri Suman Bhattacharya performing alongwith his troup A closer view of Renowned Kirtan singer Sri Suman Bhattacharya performing alongwith his troup.
Distribution of Prasad on the Juhlan Purnima was sponsored by Sri Rounak Mazumdar of London, UK on the occassion of the birthday of his grandfather late Sri Shailesh Mazumdar one of the stallwarts and founder member of Mahanam Sevak Sangha.
A view of the Devotees in queue for prasad during Jhulan festival. A close view of the devotees accepting prasad.
A close view of the devotees accepting prasad. A view of the lady Devotees in queue for prasad during Jhulan festival.
Renowned Kirtan singer Sri Krishna Pal performing alongwith his troup on the Jhulan Purnima day.
A view of the audience listening to kirtan on the foyer and extending upto the main gate of Mahanam Angan during Jhulan festival.