Hare Krishna Mandir, Bhadaj celebrated Sri Narasimha Jayanti on May 09, 2017 marking the auspicious appearance day of Lord Sri Narasimha Deva. Devotees fasted till Dusk on this day. The Supreme Lord Sri Krishna appeared as Lord Narasimha Deva, the half-lion half-man incarnation to protect Prahlada from his demoniac father Hiranyakashipu.
Narasimha Jayanti celebrations at Hare Krishna Mandir, Bhadaj began in the evening with Sri Narasimha Yagna. After this, an elaborate abhisheka was performed to Their Lordships Sri Sri Laxmi Narasimha Deva with various items such as milk, curd, ghee, honey, jaggery water, fruit juices and sacred water of 7 holy rivers from 108 kalashas. The abhisheka ceremony also includes a special arati accompanied by special Narasimha Arati song. A grand Maha Mangala Arati & Grand Palaki Utsav to their Lordships Sri Sri Laxmi Narasimha Deva was performed to the lordships at the end of the festival.