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September 27, 2017
Crawley Celebrates Krishna Jayanthi
Shri Krishna was born in Rohini Nakshatra / Ashtami Tithi & as such this event was celebrated in all Tamil Hindu temples as per their Tamil Calendar.

For the 7th consecutive year, the Hindu worshippers of Crawley gathered at the Sri Swarna Kamaddzi Amman Temple on 12th September to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna.

Commencing at around 6 pm, the night was full of cultural events, children dancing portraying Lord Krishna as a sweet child and elders singing devotional songs praising the Lord. The highlight of the celebrations was the two separate dances performed by Miss Myura Sanjeevan which held the congregation spellbound. It was concluded with Uriyadi Utchavam, where children between the ages of 3 to 6 years performed an act to Lord Krishna portraying his unforgettable childish mischief. Devotees thereafter part-took prasadams, offered to Lord Krishna.

It need to be mentioned, that Mr & Mrs. Navaratnarajah of Crawley are the sponsors / Ubayakarar of this annual Krishna Jayanthie celebrations each year from the year 2011 to 2017.
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