All glories to Sri Guru and Sri Gauranga

Srila Acharya Maharaj is filmed by TV Talk-Show
and is paid homage by local government.

Porto Alegre, RS

29 June 2010

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Pictures and captions by Shivanandini Devi Dasi

In Porto Alegre's airport devotees engage in sankirttan while waiting for Srila Acharya Maharaj's arrival.

Straight from the airport His Divine Grace headed to the TV studio where he was expected for an interview.

Sripad Janardan Maharaj, Sripad Ashram Maharaj and Sripad Trivikram Maharaj proudly watching all from backstage.

Bibo Nunes Show is the highest rating talk show of the state and has authorities and celebrities as guests. Partha Sarathi Prabhu and Srila Acharya Maharaj preach the glories of Mahaprabhu's mission.

By the end of the interview, Srila Acharya Maharaj's associates joined him on the stage for his great satisfaction.

Devotees felt very happy for Srila Acharya Maharaj was properly honoured as he presented the high spiritual conception of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math.

Arriving in Srila Govinda Seva Ashram, Porto Alegre...

...Srila Acharyadev strolls around the temple area contemplating and acknowledging Srila Gurudev's ashram in Porto Alegre.

The front entrance of the first house where Sri Sri Gaura Nitai can be seen by the window.

All glories to the beloved Sri Giriraj Govardhan!

The ashram's Kunda made two years ago in homage to Srila Govinda Maharaj. It contains the holy waters of Sri Govinda Kunda from Sri Nabadwip Dham.

Many guests came to listen to the honourable sannyasis headed by Srila Acharyadev.

Jayanti Devi Dasi and two other fortunate souls received Harinam from His Divine Grace.

Devotees and guests honour prasadam after being nourished by Krishna-katha.

In the government's house Srila Acharya Maharaj receives an plaque in his honour from the local parliament for the services paid to the world's society.

Sripad Trivikram Maharaj translates the content of the plaque which says: "The Gaúcho Parliament pays homage to His Divine Grace Swami Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj, President-Acharya of the international school of Bhakti Yoga Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, that offers social divine service, giving relieve to thousands of suffering souls around the world.

Srila Acharya Maharaj spoke then to the assembled parliament and guests...

...and happily chanted the Holy Names of the Lord.

Feeling gratitude for the honourable treatment he received by the local government, Srila Acharya Maharaj gives his blessings to all.

Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nabadwip
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