|World Tour News. No tour abroad is planned yet for 2007 for Srila Govinda Maharaj. If that should change, we shall give news on our World Tours web-page.
|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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Updated late April 2007 with web-pages of recent selected items.
Audio: 'Krishna Uninterrupted.' Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj speaking on 30th April by telephone from Nabadwip for Madhusudan Prabhu's Internet Radio website, krsna.cc. (12+ minutes, 2.2 MB mp3 audio).
Audio: Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda
four important darshans recorded
recently in Nabadwip:
Audio: "Mahaprabhu is mercifully taking our service. By the grace of Srila Guru Maharaj we are trying to do as possible by us. Again and again our devotees are trying to preach. A very good procedure to practise Krishna consciousness: you chant, and give consciousness to others for chanting. No haziness. Both sides are very clear. 'I am eating, you also try to eat' -- like that. It is not necessary to change their formal position, only change some mental position and give your submission to the lotus feet of Lord Krishna."
Srila Govinda Maharaj's informal morning darshan, 29 April 2007.
(31+ minutes, 3.6 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 7.2 MB.)
Audio: "Every day here very nice sankirttan is happening. When we joined with Srila Guru Maharaj's lotus feet, at that time first he gave some instruction. I remember he gave a tick-mark to thirty two songs, and he told, 'You can memorise it, and every day one by one, or as required, you can sing.'"
Srila Govinda Maharaj's informal morning darshan, 28 April 2007.
(33+ minutes, 3.9 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 7.8 MB.)
Audio: "Everyone is influenced by cupid. That is the fact. But, in which way will we avoid it? ... Everyone has the seed of Krishna-swarup, then in which way will you avoid it? That is the fact. And Kaviraj Goswami is so merciful to us, he gave that practising process...."
Srila Govinda Maharaj's informal morning darshan, 27 April 2007.
(36+ minutes, 4.2 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 8.4 MB.)
Audio: "Sattva-gun, raja-gun, tama-gun, all are ropes binding us with this material consciousness, existence, etc. If we will think we are practitioners, that we are tying to practise, then we will be conscious about that. But it is not so easy. This qualification you will not get in a school college, it is only coming through pure devotees' association."
Srila Govinda Maharaj's informal morning darshan, 11 April 2007.
(26+ minutes, 3.1 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 6.2 MB.)
Newspaper two-page feature spread of Sri Gaura-Purnima held at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nabadwip, written by Malini Devi Dasi on pilgrimage from Malta. Srila Govinda Maharaj was most pleased to receive this and instructed to frame the article and display it beside his chair.
Malaysian New Centre at
Bukit Beruntung, near Kuala Lumpur, ready for opening on 29 April. Pictures taken inside and out of the new centre that has been extensively prepared by the devotees headed by Balendranath Prabhu.
Nabadwip. Srila Gurudev walking and scootering around the grounds of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. (Large pictures.)
Nabadwip. Sriman Mahaprabhu's Divine Waterplay by boat around Sri Govinda Kunda with Srila Gurudev and devotees, then to the Temple in the centre of the Kunda for arati and offerings. (Large pictures.)
Italy, 4th Anniversary of Villa Govinda, our Ashram near Milan run by Krishna Kanta Devi Dasi and Munindra Mohan Prabhu. Picture page, plus archive pictures from Srila Govinda Maharaj's visit in 2003, and a dispatch sent at that time by Bhakti Lalita Devi Dasi. Additionally, updates on Villa Govinda's website villagovinda.scsmath.org include pictures of recent preaching events.
Mexico, Harinam Sankirtan in Veracruz. Pictures sent by Krishna Prema Tarangini Devi Dasi of nagar-sankirttan accompanied by distribution of prasad and flyers.
Mexico City, youth programme organised by Laksmirani Devi Dasi and others, under Sripad B.K. Ashram Maharaj's direction.
Ulluberia, West Bengal, grand preaching programme headed by Sripad B.N. Acharyya Maharaj and several Indian and Western devotees from Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. Pictures.
Ulluberia preaching report presented in lively style by Malini Devi Dasi on pilgrimage from Malta.
Srila Gurudev bathes in the Ganges near Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, accompanied by several devotees. Pictures and partial transcript of Srila Govinda Maharaj talking that morning about the holy River Ganges.
Views across Sri Govinda Kunda from high in a tree beside the Temple of Sri Sadasiva. Photographs taken by Gaura Nataraj Prabhu on pilgrimage from California.
'Golden Volcano' reprinted, and a new book: 'Divine Aspiration' compiled by Sripad Bhakti Swarup Tridandi Maharaj from talks by Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj. The Golden Volcano of Divine Love is reprinted in both soft and hard covers. All these books were prepared by Nabadwip Prabhu of Ananta Press and Printing, and printed in South India with substantial sponsorship from Ananta Krishna Prabhu of Hungary. (Pictures.)
Australia visit by Sripad B.S. Goswami Maharaj last month distributing to the devotees and visitors at Sri Govinda Dham, Uki, the glories of Srila Govinda Maharaj, Srila Sridhar Maharaj and the exalted mission of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. (Pictures.)
Sitiawan, Malaysia. Sri Gaura-Purnima and Sri Nandotsav Festivals held at our Sri Chaitanya Sridhar Govinda Seva Ashram. Two web-pages by Rama Ratan Prabhu.
Klang, Malaysia, Sri Gaura-Purnima Festival. Web-page by Rama Ratan Prabhu
South Africa. Sri Gaura-Purnima Festival held at the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Ashram, Lenasia, with programmes headed by Premasindhu Prabhu.
Italy. Sri Gaura Purnima in Umbria, with programmes hosted by Mohita Krishna Prabhu and led by their sannyasi guest, Sripad B.S. Tridandi Maharaj.
Italy, programmes led by Sripad B.S. Tridandi Maharaj during his visit this spring. His Holiness held Kirttan and Hari-katha at the home of Mohita Krishna Prabhu, the home of Arjunapati Prabhu and Ramananda Ray Prabhu's home, each in different parts of Umbria region. Three web-pages of pictures and captions sent by Mohita Krishna Prabhu.
Additional Vaisnava Calendars, up to March 2008:
format Vaisnava Calendar for Nabadwip (amended 9 April 2007), for Macintosh computers running System
X, and PC's using the free 'Sunbird' download, for automatic notification of Ekadasi dates and other special events as followed at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nabadwip. Made by Sadhu Priya Prabhu of Australia, with dates up to Sri Gaura-Purnima 2008. (16
kilobytes download, then expand and drag to the iCal calendars
The British Vaishnava Calendar for 2007 to 2008
with Ekadasi fasting dates and paran times calculated for London, available on our London Math's website scsmathlondon.org. Available in two forms:
1. Unabridged full listing as consecutive pages (370K pdf file);
2. As an abridged, illustrated wall calendar (910K pdf file).
The complete Soquel, California, Vaishnava Calendar for 2007 to 2008.
Two additional versions of the Californian Calendar are now available, prepared by Sripad Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj:
1.As consecutive pages (110K pdf file);
2. As a Booklet, laid out ready to print on US Letter paper (105K pdf file).
In addition to the recently posted Wall calendar (86K pdf file).
The Venezuelan Vaishnava Calendar for 2007 to 2008 with Ekadasi fasting dates and paran times calculated for Caracas, available on our Venezuelan mission's Spanish language website paramakaruna.org.ve.
The Russian Vaishnava Calendar for 2007 to 2008 with Ekadasi fasting dates and paran times calculated for Moscow, available on our Russian mission's website harekrishna.ru.
Updated early April 2007 with web-pages of recent selected items.
Audio: "Religious mentality and culture, that is what is vital in everyone's life." Last Friday's informal morning darshan by Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj. 30 March 2007.
(36 minutes, 4.1 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 8.3 MB.)
Audio: "Bhagavat darshan is very easy, and very rare.... It is very far if we are not surrendered and we are not dedicated, but if we are surrendered, if we are dedicated then very near He is living with us." Srila Govinda Maharaj, morning darshan, 8 February 2007.
(36 minutes, 4.2 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 8.4 MB.)
Visit to Sripat Bamunpara: His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj visits
our Sri Chaitanya Sridhar Govinda Seva Ashram. Photo series posted by Jamuna Priya Devi Dasi on her website, verandaviews.com.
new Vaishnava Calendar for 2007 to 2008 is now available on-line, calculated for Kolkata, India, as referred to at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Sri Nabadwip Dham.
Californian Vaishnava Calendar for 2007 to 2008, with Ekadashi dates and paran times calculated for Soquel, prepared as a wall calendar by Sripad B.P. Janardan Maharaj. (86 K, pdf document. Download then view or print with Acrobat Reader or similar.)
Inviting pre-orders for the extensively revised and expanded Kirttan Guide, prepared by Sadhu Priya Prabhu of Australia and now ready to print. It contains 320 pages and includes almost all the kirttans currently sung in our Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, plus Srila Govinda Maharaj's recent compositions.
Due to the increase in size as well as the stronger paper, cover and binding, the production cost has increased. A request by Sadhu Priya Prabhu for any who may like to pre-order or donate to help towards the printing.
National newspaper write-up by Malini Devi Dasi of her festival experiences during Sri Gaura-Purnima in Nabadwip, published in the 'The Malta Independent' daily paper.
Video: Preparing for
Sri Gaura-Purnima and the Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikramas. Video of
of this year's festival recorded and posted by Vaidehi Devi Dasi of USA using her small digital camera. (13 minutes, 35 MB QuickTime video download.)
Additional pictures of Kolkata Book Fair in a PDF slide-show presentation by Sripad B.C. Parvat Maharaj (940 K pdf file).
Sitiawan: Thaipusam Festival Prasad Distribution during this large annual event in Malaysia. Pictures and web-page report by Rama Ratan Prabhu.
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