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What's was New:
December 2005-January 2006


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29 January 2006
thumbKolkata Book Fair. The first pictures to arrive from our stall at this, the best attended book fair in the world.

27 January 2006
thumbAudio: "Foundational Strength Through Humility" Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj speaking from Nabadwip yesterday for Madhusudan Prabhu's Internet Radio website (9+ minutes, 1.7 MB mp3 audio.)

thumbNabadwip. Sri Vyasa-Puja of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj was held grandly in Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and world-wide. Here in the nat-mandir His Divine Grace addressed the assembly, heard discourses from leading devotees from India and abroad, and graciously accepted Sri Guru-Puja. The day is recorded in a series of seventy-one pictures posted by Jamuna Priya Devi Dasi.

thumbBamunpara, Sri Vyasa-Puja Pilgrimage. The day after the Nabadwip festival, six buses and several cars took devotees for a special day of pilgrimage, sankirttan, Hari-katha, prasadam feasting and mass prasad distribution at the holy village of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj's Appearance. (Pictures.)

25 January 2006
Ekadasi. Fast from grains. Paran (break fast with grains) tomorrow between 9:11 and 10:00 a.m.
Today we are resuming uploads on the Math's website after the recent busy time since the arrival here in Nabadwip of His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj for his glorious Sri Vyasa-Puja. The programme was observed in grand style in Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math by a multitude of devotees. Srila Govinda Maharaj is showing quite good health here and he is graciously receiving a constant stream of pilgrims.

In the meantime we have received literally thousands of photos from around the world of their grand festivals and preaching activities. These, accompanied by reports from practically every Main Centre, have brought much happiness to His Divine Grace. Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj repeatedly sees the photos, shows them to visitors and chants the glories of the devotees everywhere.

During this time, too, we have received numerous emails, phone calls and correspondence from devotees expressing how much they have missed regular updates on the Math's website. Several took the opportunity to explore the extensive material including archives, articles, audio lectures, etc. already on the site. All your messages of appreciation, concern and encouragement are much appreciated.

As a recent pilgrim pointed out, "Every day is a festival in Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. From abroad we may not understand why there have been no recent web updates, but here it is very clear to see all the activities and demands on the Office."

We thank you for your huge response and encouragement, and for bearing with us. In particular we thank Jamuna Priya Devi Dasi for regularly uploading many topical pictures on her website, and for Gaurachandra Prabhu for maintaining a constant flow of Krishna-katha and news in Spanish on the Venezuelan website,

thumbAudio: "Humility, Tolerance & Giving Honour To Others" Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj speaking from Nabadwip last month for Madhusudan Prabhu's Internet Radio website (16+ minutes, 3 MB mp3 audio.)

17 December 2005
Veteran's Hall, Santa Cruz. Web-page by Nilamani Prabhu of pictures with captions of a further program in this weekly series inviting the public to hear about Krishna consciousness.

15 December 2005
Srila Govinda Maharaj arrived safely in Nabadwip in preparation for His Divine Grace's Sri Vyasa-Puja Festival in two days time. Several pictures of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj taken throughout the day as well as sights around Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, posted by Jamuna Priya Devi Dasi on her web-log.

Recording with 4th Generation iPod. Link for the Linux installer added to our Audio Tips page for those wishing to make reasonable quality recordings using this model of iPod: (with thanks to Sadhu Priya Prabhu for this tip).

13 December 2005
Australia visit by Sripad Bhakti Sudhir Goswami Maharaj. Two web-pages of pictures of programmes and events organised recently at Sri Govinda Dham, Uki, and at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Asan, Byron Bay.

Sri Vrindavan Parikrama organised from our Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and Mission, Vrindavan. Three pages of pictures with captions and excerpts from the Scriptures, produced by Kamal Krishna Prabhu and Varsana Devi Dasi.

9 December 2005
Malaysia visit by Sripad Bhakti Chandan Parvat Maharaj. Two pages of pictures of programmes organised recently at the Sri Chaitanya Sridhar Govinda Seva Ashram, Sitiawan.

San Jose, USA, monthly Srimad Bhagavad-Gita Class. Report, transcript of part of the class and photos, prepared and presented by Vaidehi Devi Dasi.

6 December 2005
Santa Cruz, USA, Veterans' Hall Programme. Pictures and write-up by Vaidehi Devi Dasi of one of the weekly programmes. "Every Thursday evening, Sarvabhavana Prabhu holds a program at the Veterans' Hall, Santa Cruz, California. It is a casual, informal place to approach Krishna consciousness, ask questions, and eat free food...."

2 December 2005
Audio: "Fullest Range of Relationships only with Krishna" Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj speaking yesterday morning from Kolkata for Madhusudan Prabhu's Internet Radio website (17+ minutes, 3 MB mp3 audio.)

London Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math's website fully revised, professionally redesigned and with new articles is now up and running and at a new location:
Trinad api sunichena T shirt is one of the recently added items to the London Math's online shop. In addition, they have just reduced all prices of their whole range of clothing and paraphernalia.

What was New? in November 2005 and Earlier updates, month by month, year by year....
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