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    27 June 2004
Purna Yatra of Sri Jagannath Dev (Return car festival).
Sri Jagannath Rathayatra Day pictures sent capturing the mood and activities of the most important festival day in Puri during our Math's pilgrimage last week.

Lord Jagannath's Advent in brief. An article researched and compiled by Tusta Krishna Prabhu of Australia attending this year's pilgrimage, and amended by Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Maharaj Dev-Goswami Maharaj.

The first hours in Puri of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math's Pilgrimage, 2004. An article written by Jagamohini Devi Dasi of USA
attending this year's pilgrimage.

Morelia Community, PowerPoint presentation of Sripad Bhakti Kanan Giri Maharaj's visit during his current tour of Mexico. Pictures and presentation by Bhagavan Prabhu. (330 K PowerPoint 98 Presentation.)

Krishna Shakti Ashram in Brazil. Pictures of the beautiful temple and of three new disciples of Srila Govinda Maharaj receiving their initiation via Sripad Trivikram Maharaj. Pictures and webpage by Bhuvan Mohan Prabhu.

24 June 2004
Audio: Srila Govinda Maharaj today, speaking from Kolkata by phone for the Internet broadcasts hosted by Madhusudan Prabhu of Hawaii.

Download or listen online
(6+ mins, 1.1 MB mp3 audio).

23 June 2004
Hera-panchami. Sri Sri Laksmi Vijay at Sri Puri Dham.
Dispatch from Puri of Sri Jagannath Rathayatra Day sent by Tusta Krishna Prabhu of Australia, attending our Annual Puri Pilgrimage.

La Palma. Mexico, on the final day, of the last weekend's visit by Sripad Bhakti Kanan Giri Maharaj. (210 K PowerPoint 98 Presentation.)

California Rainbow Festival Seva is underway and a big call for volunteers, in particular for July 4th. Sent by Mathuranath Prabhu.

Transcription of Sripad B.S. Goswami Maharaj's class 'Gain a visa from the Vaikuntha Embassy' first posted as audio on the web on 22nd April 2004.

Audio: Buenos días mundo. Swami B.K. Ashram narra estos tópicos dede el templo de Dum Dum Park, en Kolkata:

Parte 1 | Parte 2 | Parte 3   (Audio, documentos mp3, un tamaño de 7.6 MB)

20 June 2004
Audio: Srila Govinda Maharaj's discourse yesterday in our Kaikhali, Kolkata, Temple discussing Sri Jagannathdev's Rathayatra and the disappearance of Sri Swarup Damodar Goswami.
Listen now (RealMedia streaming audio).
Or download or listen online (mp3 audio files):

Part 1 | Part 2 (Total 17 mins, 3.1 MB mp3 audio)

Sri Jagannath Rathayatra Pilgrimage under way in Sri Purusottama Dham. The first pictures to arrive from our annual pilgrimage party. Sripad Bhakti Prapanna Tirtha Maharaj, Sripad Bhakti Nirmal Acharyya Maharaj, Sripad Bhakti Dayata Visnu Maharaj and Sripad Bhakti Amrit Sagar Maharaj are heading the Math's pilgrimage programmes in Puri this year.

La Palma, Mexico: PowerPoint presentation of Sripad Bhakti Kanan Giri Maharaj's arrival yesterday and his glorification of Sri Jagannath Rathayatra. (230 K PowerPoint 98 Presentation.)

Tijuana Book Fair, Mexico. The local devotees host a stall for Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math at the book fair. These are the first ever pictures received by us from a mobile phone.

Soquel, California: festival held earlier this month in particular remembrance of Sripad Rishabdev Prabhu, the former manager of the Soquel Seva Ashram. Two pages of pictures with report.

Audio: Buenos días mundo. Narración del gran festival de Srila Raghunath en Sripat Panihati. Swami B.K. Ashram narra estos tópicos del Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita dede el templo de Dum Dum Park, en Kolkata:

Parte uno | Parte dos  (Audio, documentos mp3 / duración total de 31 minutos, y un tamaño de 5.6 MB)

17 June 2004
Disappearance of Srila Gadadhara Pandit and Srila Sachchidananda Bhaktivinoda Thakur.
Audio: Srila Govinda Maharaj today, speaking from Kolkata by phone for the Internet broadcasts hosted by Madhusudan Prabhu of Hawaii.
'The character of a pure devotee.' Reflecting on the current pilgrimage of almost 100 devotees of our Math for the Puri Rathayatra Festival, Srila Gurudev explains the perfect and pure process given by Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu for practising Krishna consciousness.

Download or listen online
(6+ mins, 1.1 MB mp3 audio).

Our annual pilgrimage to Jagannath Puri was given a grand send off in the rain from Nabadwip. A luxury hired coach took devotees from here to our Dum Dum Park Temple. There additional passengers boarded, and all then proceeded to Puri. Arriving safely yesterday, today they have started out for the first full day of parikramas to many holy places of Sri Purusottama Dham.

The monsoons have arrived here in Nabadwip. The air is fresh and cooler and we are reminded of the analogies given in Srimad-Bhagavatam between the seasons and devotional service. Along with the arrival of the rains, our phones have gone out of service.

Govardhan Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and Mission, pictures sent by Srila Govinda Maharaj's personal servant, Ranajit Prabhu, visiting Govardhan and Vrindavan on behalf of His Divine Grace.

Nabadwip Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. (Recent pictures.)

Kolkata, Sree Chaitanya Saraswata Krishnanushilana Sangha. Pictures of the current 'Sevak Bhavan' construction project in Dum Dum Park sent by Gopal Prabhu, currently rendering personal service to Srila Gurudev while Ranajit Prabhu is away.

St. Petersbug Temple Cosntruction. (Recent pictures.)

15 June 2004
Audio: Srila Govinda Maharaj, last Sunday morning informal darshan in Dum Dum Park, Kolkata.
Listen now (RealMedia streaming audio).
Or d
ownload or listen online (mp3 audio files):

Part 1
(9+ mins, 1.1 MB)
Part 2 (15 mins, 1.7 MB)

14 June 2004
Srila Govinda Maharaj yesterday and the day before, in Kolkata meeting with devotees and viewing the new PowerPoint presentation of the Math. (Pictures.)

13 June 2004
Ekadasi. Fast. Paran (break of fast) tomorrow after sunrise and before 9:22 a.m.

Audio: Spoken book: 'Home Comfort' read by Sripad Bhakti Swarup Tridandi Maharaj. Download or listen online:
Part 1
| Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
(Total 69+ mins, 9.5 MB mp3 audio)

Our 'Tips for Recording Audio and preparing for the Web' updated with additional tips after receiving your feedback.

12 June 2004

PowerPoint Presentation of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math made and offered to His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj by Praphulla Krishna Prabhu of Brazil. A visual introduction to the Math, our Guardians and activities world-wide, now played continuously each afternoon for visitors to the Centenary Building Museum in Nabadwip. You may also find this a suitable display for visitors to your Ashram and public programmes.
17 minutes, 9.4 MB download, PowerPoint 98 Presentation.

Audio: Buenos días mundo.

Traducción de la charla telefónica de Srila Govinda Maharaj del 1 de junio. Traducción hablada por Sripad B.K. Ashram Maharaj. (9 minutos, 1.6 MB mp3 audio.)

11 June 2004

Audio: Buenos días mundo, desde el Sree Chaitanya Saraswata Krishnanushilana Sangha en Kolkata.

 Parte uno | Parte dos (Total de los minutos 29, 5.1 MB mp3 audio.)

10 June 2004
Audio: Informal morning class in Dum Dum Park, Kolkata, earlier this month in by Sripad Bhakti Sudhir Goswami Maharaj answering questions of devotees.
'Our Acharyyas Distill the Essence,' download or listen online:

 Part one | Part two (Total of 41+ minutes, 5 MB mp3 audio )
N.B. The Hiranyakasipu reference towards the end of this audio refers to Ravana, a later incarnation of Hiranyakasipu.

Cambridge 'Strawberry Fair' preaching by the devotees of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, London. Pictures and report of events including book and Prasadam distribution and a two hours of Harinama Sankirttan around the city and the festival grounds.

9 June 2004
Audio: Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj emphasises chastity and sincerity in devotion in his Internet talk this morning with Madhusudan Prabhu for the website.

 Download or listen online (6 minutes, 1 MB mp3 audio file):

Veracruz, Mexico: visit by Sripad Bhakti Kanan Giri Maharaj to the devotional community on the Gulf of Mexico. Pictures and captions sent by Madhuchanda Devi Dasi.

8 June 2004
Fully revised: 'Tips for sending photos and preparing web pages.' We receive a steady stream of requests asking 'How to?' Now with the increase in the number of pictures and reports being sent to Srila Gurudev, this is a mini-guideline-from-experience intended to be helpful for you to prepare photographs and presentations for His Divine Grace.

Tips for recording audio and preparing audio for the Web. A new page made by the request of the devotees, sharing our experience of how to record and post audio lectures, interviews, classes, kirttan, etc. on the Web.

Last week in London. Pictures from four different preaching events by the devotees of U.K. headed Sripad B.S. Tridandi Maharaj.

7 June 2004
London illustrated report on last weekend's annual Kingston Green Fair preaching of the devotees of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math.
Twenty-five regular Portuguese news columns by Sripad Bhakti Vijay Trivikram Maharaj presenting reflections on Krishna consciousness, archived on a popular Brazilian national website.

6 June 2004
Mexico City. Sripad Bhakti Kanan Giri Maharaj arrives from California and meets with devotees at the house of Laksmirani Devi Dasi.
Caracas Venezuela. The annual festival in remembrance of the installation of Sri Sri Nitai-Gaurachandra. More than two hundred devotees from all over Venezuela came to celebrate.

4 June 2004
CDs are now available online. Today is the launch of our new CD department with seventeen CDs of a wide selection of devotional audiobooks, kirttans, videos and more. For a limited time these are available for just US$3 each including registered airmail worldwide.

Audio: Five high-quality kirttan recordings in mp3 format are now available for free download at the 'Sri Guru Vandana' website run by disciples of Srila Govinda Maharaj.

2 June 2004
Soquel, California, visit to 'The Golden Road' downtown preaching centre. Two pages of pictures and reports of a recent programme headed by Sripad Giri Maharaj and Sripad Siddhanti Maharaj.

1 June 2004
Grand Festival of Srila Raghunath das Goswami at Sripat Panihati.

Audio: Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj this morning glorifying the devotees, discussing the practicality of his travelling, and briefly summarising discussions on the verandah today. Speaking to Madhusudan Prabhu by phone from our Dum Dum Park Temple, Kolkata.

 Download or listen online (10+ minutes, 1.2 MB mp3 audio file).

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