The Sri Krishna Janmashtami is grandly celebrated in Sri Krishna temple in Baltimore. The devotees thronged this temple on the festival of Janmashtami and the children too were dressed up like the Lord Krishna which added much colour to these festival celebrations in the United States.
According to the head priest of the temple in Baltimore, US, “It is an auspicious day for us in the United States as today is the day of Lord Krishna’s birth. Every year there are thousands of devotees who visit the temple to celebrate Sri Krishna’s birth. We are expecting more than five thousand devotees to visit us here on this auspicious day. What is unique about the celebration is that it is not just Indians alone who come here. But we have devotees visiting from Africa, South America, Australia, Canada and all parts of the world here. They are all believers and followers of Lord Krishna”
A mini village like ‘brij’ has been converted with people dressed in the attire of Lord Krishna and Narada Muni welcoming devotees for the celebrations.
The devotees stated that the celebrations of the festival is done grandly and expressed that all the prayers are being performed well at this temple.