Udupi: Sri Krishna Temple Gets Ready for Vitla Pindi

Pics by Hemanath Padubidri
Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi (Sheeja)

Udupi, Sep 8: The famous Udupi Sri Krishna temple is all set to celebrate Shree Krishna Janmashtami and Vittal Pindi with religious gaiety and pomp which will be held on September 8, 9.

As a part of the festival, religious and cultural programmes including various competitions, dance will be organized. It is also time for 'Little Krishnas' to shine. In a variety of competitions organized to mark Janmashtami the tiny tots dress themselves in fancy and colourful costumes resembling Shree Krishna adding extra attraction to the festival.

Special floral decoration arrangements have been made in the Shree Krishna mutt. Bhajan programme will be held throughout the day. Paryaya staff together with students has prepared ladoos and chakkuli’s which will be offered to Lord Krishna.

On Saturday night Paryaya Shree Vishwavallabhatheertha seer will offer ‘Laksha Tulasi Archana’ to Lord Krishna followed by a special puja. At 12.10 pm ‘Argyapradana’ will be performed to Lord Krishna.

On September 9, Panaka distribution programme will be organized by the mutt at around 10 am. The distribution programme will be managed by the officials of Udupi Zilla Yuva Brahmana Parishad. Special ‘Annasantharpane’ will be held after 10 am. At 3 pm the idol of Lord Krishna will be taken out in a procession around Car Street after which it will be immersed in the Madhwa Lake.

On account of Vittla Pindi a special Huli Vesha competition has been arranged besides other fancy dress and folk dance competitions in the evening at around 4 pm. A large number of currency note garlands are made which will be distributed by the mutt to the Huli Veshas and the people dressed in different costumes.

Special arrangements have been made by the police personnel to ensure security of the people.


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  • Mark, Udyavara

    Sun, Sep 9 2012

    I like this festival better than all the others esp. the tiger dances. Remember, getting lost following them all the way!

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  • irfan, udupi

    Sun, Sep 9 2012

    May this Janmashtami bring happiness in our life
    Hatred be far apart from our life.
    Enjoy the festival with love on our heart and good wishes for others.

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  • shahnawaz kukkikatte, dubqi/udupi

    Sat, Sep 8 2012

    To all my hindu brothers and sisters/ May God grant you long life, bliss and prosperity. I wish you all a happy janmastami.

    I also wish my christian brethern a happy nativity feast that brings lots of health, wealth and prosperity.

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    Sat, Sep 8 2012

    Happy Krishnaashtami to all

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  • shahnawaz kukkikatte, dubai/udupi

    Sat, Sep 8 2012

    My dear Hindu brothers and sisters,

    May Lord accept your good deeds and bless you all and your household with lots of happiness, peace, bliss and prosperity. A happy and blessed Janmashtami to you all.

    My dear Christian brothers and sisters, Wish you all a happy nativity feast. May you all be blessed with good health, long life and peace. May Lord accept your good deeds and services.

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  • M.B.Anchan, kallianapura,Udupi

    Sat, Sep 8 2012

    Wishing you All for very Happy festival of Lord Sri Krishna Janmashtami and Vittal pindi.GOD Bless All.

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  • mubin, udupi/dubai

    Sat, Sep 8 2012

    happy krishna ashtami ,, nic to c , sunil , putta , pachu ...

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  • Sachidanand Shetty, Mundkur/Dubai

    Sat, Sep 8 2012

    I miss my new native place since I have purchased flat very close to Udupi Mutt vicinity. Thank you Daiji to publish wonderful pictures around Udupi Srikrishna Mutt

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  • Raj, Udupi

    Sat, Sep 8 2012

    Our temple city shining as usual...Lord Sri Krishna bless all of us.

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    Sat, Sep 8 2012

    Our Twin Districts are in festive mood.It is nice to see mood of the people preparing for a colorful HOLY festival SHRI KRISHNA JANMASTEMI.I would like wish all our friends and particularly DAIJI WORLD READERS a very happy shri Krishna janmastemi.

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