Bajakodlu: Gopashtami Mahotsava was celebrated grandly on 4th of November in the peak hour when Bhagawan Gopala Krishna lifted Govardhan Mountain and protected Gokula.
From 7 in the morning Guruvandana, Shatarudrabhisheka Shiva Pooja on the occasion of Karthik Somavar, Gou Pooja, Stotra Parayana, Ganapathi Havana, Navagraha Shanthi, Govardhan Havana, Kamadhenu Havana, Gopala Krishna Havana were performed. Maates performed Kumkumarchane and recital of Bhajanas.
From 4 in the evening, Guruvandana, Gopala Krishna Pooja in the majestic Govardhan Mountain constructed f om Goumaya of indigenous cows, Vishnu sahasranama parayana by the devotees, Lakshmi Narasimha Karaavalamba stotra recital, Goupooja, Tulasi Pooja, Bhajana and Deepotsava were organised.
During the Maha Mangalaarati Ashtavadhana seve was offered to Govardhana Gopala Krishna. The programme ended with prasada bhojana.