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In the hot summer months of Chaitra and Vaishakh when the temperature soar to 43° - 45°C the small murti of Shri Harikrishna Maharaj, worshipped by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, is adorned with chandan (sandalwood paste) to keep it cool.
Prior to application of chandan Shri Harikrishna Maharaj is devotionally awakened in the morning. The murti's teeth and mouth are washed by placing a toothbrush with a dab of toothpaste and a tongue cleaner. The to wash the mouth, water is poured in a bowl. Then Shri Harikrishna Maharaj is bathed in fragrant cool water. After drying with a soft towel Shri Harikrishna Maharaj is placed on a pedestal for application of chandan. Once the chandan is applied it is adorned with lace, cloth and colorful decorations

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