Narasimha Abhishekam
Iskcon Narasimha Chaturdasi
Bangalore ISKCON Narasimha Chaturdasi
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What is Narasimha Chaturdasi

Sri NarasimhaDev, the most merciful and eternal protector of His devotees, appeared in the half-lion, half-human form to save His devotee, Bhakta Prahalad from his demonic father, Hiranyakashipu. Hiranyakashipu had the boon that he would be killed by neither human nor animal, neither in the day nor in the night, inside nor outside and by no weapons etc.

These conditions made it impossible for any one to defeat Hiranyakashipu, who felt he was invincible and preferred to assume he is God. However, this ‘God’ knew no mercy and his sole mission was to torture and torment the believers of Lord Hari, even his own son, Prahalad.

Owing to his firm devotion to Lord Hari, Prahalad Maharaj was detested by Hiranyakashipu and subjected to several stringent and life- threatening punishments and was saved by Lord Hari Himself every time.

Then there came the day when the highly frustrated Hiranyakashipu, ferocious with his son for his love of Lord Hari, challenged him to make his Lord appear.  Lord Narasimha Dev appeared out of the pillar, just to honour the words of His devotee and killed Hiranyakashipu by keeping up all the conditions.

This auspicious event happened at dusk on the Shukla Chaturdashi (fourteenth day of the bright fortnight) in the month of Vaishakha (May). Hence, all devotees celebrate this day as Narasimha Chaturdasi and fast till dusk on this day.

NARASIMHA KALASHA ABHISHEKAM SEVA

On the auspicious occasion of  Sri Narasimha chaturdasi a special Narasimha abhishekam is being organized in Sri Narasimha Giridhari mandir the abode of Sri Nava Narasimha and Sri Ghandarvika Giridhari and Sriman Mahaprabhu.

Devotees can be a part if this celebration by offering any one or more of the following Kalashas

The sponsorers of the Abhishka kalasha will receive the following benefits

An exclusive abhishekam will be performed on your behalf
Receive Special  Narasimha chaturdasi prasadam
Receive Special Narasimha Kalasha abhishekam gifts
A special archana will be offered to Lord Narasimhadev on the most auspicious Narasimha Chaturdasi  on behalf of you

The sponsorers of the Sri Narasimha Kalasha Abhishekam will receive the following benefits

Perform Abhishekam to lord Narasimhadev with your own hands
Receive Special Narasimha chaturdasi prasadam
Receive Special Narasimha Kalasha abhishekam gifts
A special archana will be offered to Lord Narasimhadev on the most auspicious Narasimha Chaturdasi  on behalf of the sponsorer and their family members

Annual Bhramotsav (13th - 15th May 2022)

During the auspicious Narasimha Chaturdasi ISKCON SNGM conducts its annual Bhramotsav festival. Bhramotsav is usally celebrated for 3 days, This year beginning on 13th May 2022 and concluding on 15th May 2022. The Jubilant bhramotsav celebrations of ISKCON SNGM includes the following festive events.

Narasimha Maha Abhishekam
Tepotsav (Boat festival)
Puspha Abhishekam
Giridhari Pallaki Utsav
Narasimhadev Pallaki Utsav
Giridhari and Narasimhadev Maha Millan
Grand feast
Cultural events
Special Pravachan