Janmastami in Baroda
An estimated lakh of people (100,000) visited the Sri Sri Radha Shyamsundar Mandir at Hare Krishna Land, Baroda, on Sri Krishna Janmastami day. The six-acre Hare Krishna Land compound here was decorated profusely with banana trees, flowerpots, and flowers, placed at various places. The temple room and Deity altars were decorated with intricate flower garlands, and flower and leaf decorations.
ISKCON IYF, congregational, and Bhakti Vriksha devotees distributed books, conducted seminars, conducted japa chanting sessions, from booths erected on the side of the exit road, leading from the temple to the main road, outside the temple compound.
Basu Ghosh Prabhu’s full report and many ecstatic pictures can be found on Dandavats.