Vrindavan, 2017.11.03 (VT): Yesterday the festival of Nimbark Jayanti began in Vrindavan. The celebration will continue for three days, culminating with the famous shobha-yatra from Nimbark Kot.
On the first day of the festival, a ceremony was organized by the World Nimbark Parishad. Under the auspices of Sant Vrindavan Bihari Das Kathiya Baba, a procession went out from Shriji ki badi kunj. Bhagwan Nimbarkacharya’s aarti was performed.
The procession continued from Retiya Bazar to Bankhandi, Bankebihari Bazar, Vidyapeeth Chaurah, Fogla Ashram, ISKCON and Raman Reti to Ali Madhuri Kuti. In the evening Yamuna Poojan and deep daan were performed by devotees. At night, Padmabhushan Vikash Maharaj sang traditional songs.
Yesterday also marked the beginning of the Radhavallabh Sampraday’s 510th “Vrindavan Prakatyotsav”. Shri Radhelal Goswami inaugurated the function.
During the program Shri Viditi Singh Chauhan and his group performed the Yamunashtak and Shrimad Chaturasi, written by Shri Hit Harivanshji himself. The devotees were thrilled to hear the sacred pads celebrating the love of the Divine Couple.