|Bikaner celebrated Narsingh Jayanti|
|Thursday, 14 May 2009 13:39|
“ Among the Daitya demons I am the devoted Prahalad,
among subduers I am time,
among beasts I am the Lion,
and among birds I am Garuda”.
These are the words from the Bhagwat Geeta that came alive while the enactment of Narsinghji and Hirnyakashipya mythology in Bikaner.
Bikaner celebrated the Narsingh Jayanti with great enthusiasm. People were seen asking blessings from Lord Narsinghji and Bhakt Prahalad. Enactment of the battle between the two was witnessed by thousands of people at various locations including Narsingh Chowk and Dagon Ka Chowk. People celebrated as they witnessed Hiranakashyap collapsing to death and recited verse ‘Hirna-Krishna Govinda Prahlad Bhaje’
Residents had put in lots of efforts in putting up lighting and floral decorations at locations where such celebration (and enactment) took place. The 'mela' saw people flooded on streets to get a glimpse of 'Narsinghji' and the rest peeping from their house windows to enjoy the celebration.