we are ready to invoke Krishna and offer Upachaaraas (reception with
reverence). With folded hands focus on the picture of the deity as
you chant the following:
Om Sree Gopaalakrishna
"I offer my salutations to Gopalakrishna, the
Now offer a few grains of akshata with your right hand such that
the grains fall on the picture gently as you chant.
Gopaalakrishna Parabramhane Namaha
"I offer an invocation to you"