'Vijay' the Chinese Tractor
Inaugurated in Service
Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram,
Sripad Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj invoking the blessings of Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandharvika Giridhari for the tractor in service of Their Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram.
Bringing to California, Indian traditions that lay emphasis on invoking an auspicious beginning of a project.
Nilamani Prabhu offers a prasad flower garland to 'Vijay,' graciously named by Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj.
Many Indian trucks have painted eyes, now, too, the Seva Ashram's new tractor - plus tilak.
Formalities completed, Sripad Janardan Maharaj takes the wheel surrounded by the Ashram's residents.
Hasyapriya Prabhu then takes everyone for a tour...
...around the Seva Ashram's beautiful property.
Chinese tractor arrives in California at our Soquel Seva Ashram. The tractor ordered by Hasyapriya Prabhu during his visit to China in November arrives safely and is unpacked and assembled by the Ashram's devotees.