Festival Of The Divine Protector – Sri Narasimha

May 6, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Bhakti Center
25 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10003

On Saturday, May 6th, The Bhakti Center will observe a traditional holiday, celebrating the divine appearance of Sri Nrsimhadeva the half-man half-lion avatar of Lord Vishnu, with very special guest speaker Radhanath Swami.

The appearance of Sri Nrsimhadeva has been observed for millennia in India and is now celebrated world-wide. His story is beautifully told in the sacred text Srimad Bhagavatam. Traditionally, bhakti-yogis honor Sri Nrsimhadeva as the protector of His devotees and the remover of all obstacles and difficulties on the path of devotion.

The evening will feature a talk by Radhanath Swami and include a line-up of wonderful kirtan leaders, a drama, a beautiful traditional ceremonial bathing (abhishek) of the form of Sri Nrsimha and an amazing vegetarian feast served to all guests.

Kirtan – 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Arati – 6:30pm
Drama – 6:45pm – 7:30pm
Talk: 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Abhishek – 8:30pm
(Feast serve out will begin at 8:30pm)