Events Round The Year

Rathayatra

Rathayatra was celebrated on 23rd June & 1st July, 2020  respectively. However, due to the COVID-19 situation this year, the festival was observed in a restricted manner without any crowd gathering to touch the holy rope of the Traditional Brass Chariot of Lord Gopinath.

 

Jhulan

Jhulan Utsav of Lord Gopinath was also celebrated in a restircted manner due to the COVID-19 situation between 30th July – 3rd August, 2020. There was no Jhulan mela including various cultural functions.

Janma Ashtami

Janma Ashtami of Lord Gopinath will be celebrated on 11th August, 2020.

Durga Puja

We are looking forward to celebrating the Handa (Lall Singha) family's 180th Durgapuja starting from 21st October to 25th October, 2020. Although the puja and rituals will be peformed as usual, the gathering of crowd will be as per the guidelines of the adminisrative authorities based on the situation.

Gosto Utsav

This is a unique festival celebrated just eight days after Kalipuja. This year it will be celebrated on 22nd Nov 2020. This was initiated by Pulin Behary Lall Singha Handa where Lord Gopinath invites all other deities in Ukhra village to join for a picnic at Chandni Bari. It is a spectacular experience to witness the procession which ultimately ends with a grand Arati at the Gopinath Thakur Bari.

Rash Utsav

Rash Utsav is celebrated on the Rashpurnima day generally in the month of November where Gopinath along with all his gopinis come out to the Rash mancha just outside the main mandir. A grand Arati is the main attraction. This will be celebrated on 30th November, 2020 this year for 3 days.

Sawaswati Puja

Saraswati Puja is celebrated at the Gopinath Mandir on Sree Panchami and it happens around January – February after on the Bengali calendar.This will be celebrated on 16th February, 2021 this year.

Dol Utsav

Dol is celebrated on the Dol Purnima day, generally in the month of March based on the Bengali calendar where Lord Gopinath comes out to the Dol mancha just outside the main mandir. Abir offering with a grand Arati is the main attraction. This will be celebrated on 29th March, 2021 this year.