|Extensive recent picture galleries in the association of Srila Govinda Maharaj: verandaviews.com.
|Recent Venezuela and Nabadwip pictures and articles in Spanish, with some in English: Paramakaruna.org.ve.
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Updates January 2007 with audio recordings and web-pages of selected events and reports of the previous month.
During this busy winter season we are not able to update the website daily, but will continue to add new material whenever possible. The following recent uploads are filled with great treasures:
Audio: Christmas Day talk by Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj speaking by telephone from Nabadwip for Madhusudan Prabhu's Internet Radio website, krsna.cc. (9+ minutes, 1.6 MB mp3 audio).
Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj's
selected darshans recorded in Nabadwip during
December here at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math:
Audio: Christmas Eve informal darshan by Srila Govinda Maharaj.
"Mahaprabhu told: humility, tolerance and giving honour to others. And in Christianity, there also we see humility, tolerance and giving honour to others, it is Christ's advice to everyone."
(20+ minutes, 2.6 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 5.2 MB.)
Audio: Srila Prabhupad Saraswati Thakur's life was so exalted from his birth.
"Do what is in favour of service to the Lord Krishna, and all the illusion, bondage, disturbance, material mentality, everything will disappear." Srila Govinda Maharaj, 23 December 2006.
(26 minutes, 3.4 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 6.3 MB.)
Audio: "Every kind of happiness, every kind of sweetness, every joyful thing -- that is the quality of Krishna and mercy of Krishna. There is no deficiency of joy and ecstasy, beauty and love and affection, everything." Srila Govinda Maharaj, 22 December 2006.
(16+ minutes, 2 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 3.9 MB.)
Audio: Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur's totalitarian war against maya as it began through his preaching in Kolkata. Srila Govinda Maharaj, 20 December 2006.
(22+ minutes, 2.9 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 5.6 MB.)
Audio: "Maybe the influence of Kali is very strong, but our devotees we are seeing they are maintaining their spiritual life with devotion, with love and with affection -- this is our good fortune." Srila Govinda Maharaj, 19 December 2006.
(15+ minutes, 2 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 3.8 MB.)
Audio: Srila Govinda Maharaj extensively glorifies Srimati Tulasi Devi, responding to a question in the morning darshan, 15 December 2006.
(27 minutes, 3.5 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 6.6 MB.)
Audio: Disappearance Day of Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur: "We are all connected spiritually and materially with Srila Saraswati Thakur, and so fortunate that still we are continuing and carrying his conception all over the world by the grace of Srila Guru Maharaj." Srila Govinda Maharaj, 8 December 2006.
(45 minutes, 5.7 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 11 MB.)
Audio: Sri Vyasa Puja address by Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj to the grand assembly in the nat-mandir here at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math on the occasion of his 78th Appearance Day Festival, 6 December 2006.
(3+ minutes, 420 K mp3 audio also in higher quality: 810 K.)
Audio: Kirttan led by Srila Govinda Maharaj during the Sri Vyasa-Puja Festival in the nat-mandir, 6 December 2006.
Nabadwip: Grand Sri Vyasa-Puja Festival of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj held here at at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, with His Divine Grace personally heading the programme. Web-page prepared by Krishnendrani Devi Dasi of USA.
(13+ minutes, 3.3 MB mp3 audio.)
Audio: Sri Vyasa Puja address by Sripad Bhakti Sudhir Goswami Maharaj to the grand assembly in the nat-mandir, 6 December 2006.
(19 minutes, 2.3 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 4.6 MB.)
Sripat Bamunpara Festival. Sri Vyasa-Puja Festival of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj at our Sri Chaitanya Sridhar Govinda Seva Ashram in the village of His Divine Grace's holy appearance. Web-page prepared by Krishnendrani Devi Dasi, including a biographical excerpt written by Bhakti Lalita Devi Dasi of Srila Gurudev's childhood Pastimes.
Bamunpara Festival report by Nanda Priya Devi Dasi of Brazil describing the grand programme held at our Sri Chaitanya Sridhar Govinda Seva Ashram in the village of the holy appearance of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj.
Nabadwip: Disappearance Festival of Bhagavan Sri Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Goswami Prabhupad held here at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, and presided over by Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj. Web-page of pictures and excerpts from our Sri Guru-varga.
Who is guru? Sripad Bhakti Lalita Akinchan Maharaj begins his Sri Vyasa-Puja blog:
"Today is Srila Gurudev's birthday (Vyasa Puja). Shortly after His Divine Grace left Saint Petersburg at the end of his 22nd World Tour, one of the devotees asked the following question at one of my lectures: "In a recent darshan Srila Gurudev said, 'I am always with my disciples.' How should we understand this?" This is my reply...."
Illustrated Sri Vyasa-Puja Compilation of Offerings from Srila Gurudev's global community of aspiring servitors, was very happily received by His Divine Grace. Over 180 pages, the book was compiled by chief editor Vrindavanesvari Devi Dasi, and, beautifully produced by Gaurahari Prabhu.
Offerings by Sannyasis, extracted from the compilation, are available here as a 2.5 MB pdf document to download and read.
Australia. Sri Vyasa-Puja Festival of Srila Govinda Maharaj held at Sri Govinda Dham, Uki.
Soquel, California. Sri Vyasa-Puja Festival of Srila Govinda Maharaj held at the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram. Photos by Brajeshwara Prabhu.
Porto Alegre, Brazil. Sri Vyasa-Puja Festival of Srila B.S. Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj held at the Srila Govinda Maharaj Seva Sangha, with guest of honour Rohini Shakti Devi Dasi visiting from Sao Paulo.
Sitiawan, Malaysia. Sri Vyasa-Puja Festival of Srila Govinda Maharaj. Three webpages sent by Ramaratan Prabhu.
Turkey. Sri Vyasa-Puja Festival held at the Sri Govinda Math Yoga Centre, Ankara, with programmes led by Ramaray Prabhu. Webpages with report and pictures posted by Nava Gauri Devi Dasi on their govindamath.com website.
Turkey. Sri Vyasa-Puja Festival held at the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Sridhar Govinda
Maha Mantra Yoga Centre, with programmes led by Murali Mohan Prabhu.
Veracruz, Mexico. Sri Vyasa-Puja Festival held at the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Veracruz. Photos and report.
Worldwide reports and pictures of Sri Vyasa-Puja of Srila B.S. Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj posted on local websites include:
London, UK at the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math pictures and report of this year's Sri Vyasa Puja festival posted by Anindita Devi Dasi.
Caracas, Venezuela at the Sri Chaitanya Sridhar Govinda Seva Ashram pictures of this year's Sri Vyasa Puja festival, webpage and photos posted by Gaurachandra Prabhu.
Plus many other updates from Venezuela and dispatches and pictures from Nabadwip, mainly in Spanish.
Russia. Pictures of this year's Sri Vyasa Puja festivals and many other recent events. Several webpages of pictures with Russian captions posted by Visvarupa Prabhu on the Russian website, harekrishna.ru in Russian, and in English by Kundalata Devi Dasi in the English section. Their webpages include photos of programmes and festivals from all over Russian and the Ukraine, including Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Zaporozhye and Kiev.
Additional news and reports of events from around the world:
Religion of the Heart, a new book of Srila Bhakti
Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj's
lectures selected and compiled by Sripad Bhakti Premik Siddhanti Maharaj, presented to His Divine Grace in early December. The new publication of 119 pages includes several beautiful and original illustrations by Enakshi Devi Dasi of California, and was printed by Bhuvana Mohan Prabhu in Brazil.
California preaching album, scans from a colour presentation by Vaidehi Devi Dasi of various aspects of the preaching activities on the West Coast of the USA, offered recently to His Divine Grace.
Porto Alegre. Television interviews and high profile public programmes during Rohini Shakti Devi Dasi's recent visit to our Srila Govinda Maharaj Seva Sangha in southern Brazil. She also held meetings with a number of prominent personalities in the area, both publicly on television and radio stations, and privately.
Sao Paulo, Brazil. Initiations at the Sri Chaitanya Sridhar Asan held on behalf of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj by Sripad B.V. Trivikram Maharaj. Webpage sent by Bhuvana Mohan Prabhu.
Salt Lake City, USA. Sripad Janardan Maharaj visits the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Mission in Utah. Photos and report by Varshana Devi Dasi, posted by Shobhana Krishna Prabhu on the Utah devotees' website, scsmission.com.
New personal blog-website, undereternityblue.com, 'In glorification of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math,' launched by Brajeshwara Prabhu of California. Updated regularly with book excerpts, photos, USA news, Nabadwip news and more.
South Africa. Pictures and a short report of recent preaching in Durban. Web page sent by Namasundar Prabhu.
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