Proper Durga Puja in Babgkok

5,781 Views / EMail This Post / Print This Post / Home » Proper Durga Puja in Babgkok





By Kavicandra Swami

A few days ago a nice lecture on Durga Puja by Jananivasa Prabhu was posted. On the 9th of OCT. a proper celebration of Durga puja manisted in Bangkok. One very popular Duga temple holds a big festival annually. Silom Road, one of the main roads of Bangkok, is blocked to vehicles for a few miles and all along the way various Durga, Shiva and Ganesh worshipers set up their altars and offer various benidictions to their fans.

The main Deity in the temple is Durga, but everyone, including Lord Krsna, is there along the sides. Part of the festival is a huge parade with beautiful rathas (carts). The bring Deities from the temple.

This year the devotees were ready for it and were out early in the morning to secure a spot along the way where we set up book tables and kirtan. The passersby loved the kirtan. There was alwsy a large crowd watching. The devotees were very enthusiastic to distribute books. 1500 small books and 80 Maha big books were distributed.

Vaisesikha and Bhakta das Prabhus and friends tried to come and join the party. The crowd was so thick that they could barely move thru it, os they did harinam from the other end, reaching us after two hours. So more souls were bendicted with the holy names.

We know the Durga Mataji is “VAISNAVI” and loves to hear the maha mantra kirtan of the names of LORD SRI KRSNA. She blessed the devotees. Next year we will be better organized with powerful amplifiers and prasadam… If anyone is passing thru Bangkok on the way to Vrndavan, please join us for this festival. You have to see it to believe it. The pictures will give some idea of the scope of it..

Please click the "Like" button below if you haven't done so already!
 
 
 
5,781 Views / EMail This Post / Print This Post / Home » Proper Durga Puja in Babgkok
 

Comments are closed. Please check back later.

 

Comments are closed. Please check back later.

 
 
Home » Proper Durga Puja in Babgkok
 
  • Post Details

Author: Administrator Administrator's website Administrator's email
Post Date: Wednesday, October 15th, 2008
Categories: News, Kavicandra Swami
Trackback: Trackback
 
  • Last update: Tue September 16

  • Who is online

    • 20 currently online
    • 170 maximum concurrent
    • 12123373 total visitors

    Registered users online

  • Registered users: 6389

  • Navigation

  • -OTHER INCOMING LINKS
  • BC VTE Bhakti Sastri Online
  • Bhaktimarga Swami's blog
  • Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
  • Bhaktivedanta College
  • Bhaktivedanta Institute (Alachua)
  • Bhaktivedanta Manor
  • Bhaktivedanta VedaBase Network
  • Bhaktivedanta Vedabase Online
  • Cooking with Kurma
  • Darshan of SS Radha-Londonisvara
  • Dharmapatnis
  • Diary of a Traveling Preacher
  • Euro GBC
  • Forbidden Archeology
  • Gaudiya Vaisnava texts
  • Indradyumna Swami Media
  • ISKCON Bangalore Official
  • ISKCON Deity Worship Ministry
  • ISKCON Health & Welfare Ministry
  • ISKCON Ministry of Educational Development
  • ISKCON's Congregational Development Ministry
  • Iskcon-desire-tree
  • Iskcon.com
  • Jayadvaita Swami's personal site
  • Krishna Dharma's website
  • Krishna Lila Entertainment
  • Krishna.com
  • Krishnamarriage.com
  • matchlessgifts.org
  • Mayapur Academy
  • Mayapur Days
  • Mayapur International School
  • Ministry of Educational Development
  • Our Spiritual Journey
  • Parisisvara
  • prabhupadavani.org
  • Radio Krsna Central
  • Saligrama Sila site
  • Sridham Mayapura
  • The Bhaktivedanta Archives
  • The ISKCON Sannyasa Ministry
  • The Official GBC site
  • Trivikrama Swami
  • Vaisnava Calendar
  • Vaisnava Calendar Reminder
  • Vaisnava care website
  • Vanipedia
  • varnashrama.org
  • Vedic Astrologer
  • Vedic knowledge online
  • Vedic view on controversial issues
  • Website in Bengali language
  • Yadunandana Swami's personal site
  • Alachua Temple Live Podcast
  • Comments by author
  • Donate through searching
  • Founder Acarya
  • Incoming Links
  • Iskcon News TV Channel
  • Iskcon Radio stations
  • Iskcon Universe Feed
  • Jaya Srila Prabhupada!
  • Krishna conscious "youtube"
  • Krishna Conscious Media
  • Most commented articles
  • Most read articles
  • New Dwaraka Archived Lectures
  • Polls
  • Stats
  • Temple webcams
  • Thanks!
  • The last seven day's most read articles
  • Thousands visit ISKCON Leicester for Kirtan Fest and Heritage Open Days
  • Hare Krishna Festival brings colour to Croome, Pershore, UK (160 photos)
  • Spiritual Culture - Krsna’s Divine System for Devotee Care
  • Ghee (mother)
  • A special gift for you and your friends!
  • I am looking for a job that I can work with devotees, this is my resume
  • 24 hour kirtan and maha harinam in Bali
  • NASN August 2014 - North American Sankirtan Newsletter
  • ISKCON Pune Targets 1.18 Billion Holy Names for World Holy Name Week!
  • NEW BOOK: Vaktrtavali

     
    "Artwork and photos courtesy of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International, Inc. www.krishna.com. Used with permission"