Bhopal. Preparations are going on in full swing in the temples for the festival of Shri Krishna Janmashtami in the capital. This time on Shri Krishna Janmashtami, the Lord will wear the dress brought from Ahmedabad in Birla Temple. On the other hand, devotees will swing Laddoo Gopal in the swings of Moradabad and Aligarh, and will also wear the costumes and peacock crown of Mathura, Vrindavan and Nathdwara. Shops of puja items are decorated for Shri Krishna Janmashtami. There are many varieties of swings, thrones, statues, peacock crowns etc. in the market, the price of which ranges from Rs 100 to Rs 5 thousand. The process of its purchase has also started in the market.
Banke Bihari Markandeya Temple
Preparations for Janmashtami festival have started in Banke Bihari Markandeya Temple. Here the Lord will be made to wear new clothes on Janmashtami. The work of making costumes for this started from Monday. Here the costumes of Lord Banke Bihari and Priyaju Radha Rani will be prepared by women.
attractive wooden swings in the market
The festival of Janmashtami will be celebrated on 7th September. Before Krishna Janmashtami, stalls of swings, clothes, thrones have started getting decorated in the market and the process of shopping for this has also started. Along with this, purchases of idols, thrones, swings, garlands, peacock crowns etc. are going on in full swing to decorate the tableaux of Lord Shri Krishna in homes along with worship material. This time there are many attractive swings made of brass, steel and wood in the market.
swings, variety of costumes
Rajesh Nema, a seller of worship material based in the old city, said that we have different varieties of costumes, swings and idols of Laddu Gopal. The swings come from Aligarh, Moradabad, similarly the costumes come from Vrindavan, Mathura and the peacock crown comes from Nathdwara.
getting ready to dress
Radha Krishna’s attire is being prepared by the devotees in Radha-Krishna temples. Dresses of different types of fabrics including zari, cotton and muslin are being prepared. The dress is being prepared by Santosh Yadav, President of Radha Krishna Temple Barkhedi Ahir Yadav Samaj. On the occasion of Janmashtami, an attractive procession is taken out from here.