Citizen’s reporter
Madan G Mathur

At Samadhi Mandir in Shirdi, a temple of Lord Krishna was to made with blessings of Sri Sainath . One day Baba said “I will Live here”. After he left His mortal body, Sri Sai is lives at same place and takes care of his devotees from His samadhi. Baba is Krishna .

“Janamashtmi”-The birth of Lord Krishna,was celebrated with great pomp & show on 22nd August,2011 at Shirdi Sai Temple , Sector-22, Dwarka, New Delhi . 

The day long programme started with Poojan, Archan & Abhishek of the lord Krishna . A mahayagana with Gopal sahastranam was then performed till noon.

In the evening, children celebrated the birthday of their beloved Laddoo Gopal by playing the famous Matki game, which were filled with chocolates. Children also participated in event to draw poster of the Lord. Excellent drawings made by children on Makhan Chor and his deeds got special prizes. It was bhagwan’s birthday party time – a huge three tier birthday cake of Gopal ji, was cut by children and enjoyed with pakoraas by all devotees. Children dressed as Krishna got special attention and love by all.

This was followed by a five hour long programme of bhajans, songs, dances and ras leela was performed by temple priests, artists and devotees in true brijwasi way .

At stroke of 12 AM, special Abhishek -pooja -Aartee was done for the Lord . Lord was welcomed by bhajans. “MAKHAN-MISRI” prasad was distributed to the large gathering of devotees present.

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