Gaura Purnima Festival celebrated on 16 March 2014

Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

Dear Devotees and Friends,
We would like to invite you all for “Gaura Purnima” – The Divine Appearance of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu!

Who is Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu?
Lord Chaitanya is Lord Krishna in His most merciful feature.
Please come and hear about Him and receive unlimited blessings

Gaura Purmina is the appearance anniversary of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486-1534) Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu is Krishna Himself, appearing as His own devotee, to teach us that we can gain full enlightenment simply by chanting the holy names of the Lord:

Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare
Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare

On this day, which is a full-moon day, everyone fasts till moonrise, and people visit the temple to see the Abhishek of the Deities of the Lord in the temple room. The devotees present classes about Lord Chaitanya’s activities. The Deities of Gaura-Nitai receive new clothes, and the devotees engage in extra kirtan. At moonrise we serve a prasadam feast (sanctified vegetarian food).

All glories to Lord Chaitanya MahaPrabhu!