23rd World Tour:
Aug. - Dec. 2007
|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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30 November 2007)
USA: Srila Govinda Maharaj visits our San Jose Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram. Web-page of pictures taken last Saturday by Nanda Priya Devi Dasi with captions by Vrinda Devi Dasi.
(29 November 2007)
Video: Srila Govinda Maharaj's arrival in London on his 23rd World Tour. A short streaming video posted by the London devotees on the vimeo.com website.
Video: Additional video of Srila Govinda Maharaj's arrival at the London Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, posted by Nimai Chandra Prabhu on his website, vaisnavadarshan.com. (3+ minutes, 8.4 MB .mov 'H.264' video. Download and view with a recent version of QuickTime.)
London. Pictures of yesterday afternoon's darshan by Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj, posted by Anindita Devi Dasi on the London Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math's website, scsmathlondon.org.
23rd World Tour in California. The Deities, Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj and his Devotees at our Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram, Soquel, last Sunday. Pictures and captions sent by Vrinda Devi Dasi.
Srila Gurudev departs Soquel Seva Ashram. Report by Sadhu Priya Prabhu on his lightningbeats.com web-log sharing the day of separation for the Americans as they see Srila Govinda Maharaj off from California to board his flight to London.
(28 November 2007)
Srila Govinda Maharaj arrived safely in London yesterday afternoon to begin the last leg of his 23rd World Tour. Picture series posted by Anindita Devi Dasi on the London Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math's website, scsmathlondon.org. If you are planning to visit the London Math during Srila Gurudev's visit, please see Devashis Prabhu's helpful letter for prospective pilgrims.
(27 November 2007)
Date extended. Due to an influx of offerings at the last moment, the cutoff date is extended to the end of the November for receiving written offerings for the Sri Vyasa-Puja compilation book in glorification of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj. Please see the informative email by Vrindavanesvari Devi Dasi, and email your offerings ASAP (with a small picture of yourself) to: email@example.com.
Srila Govinda Maharaj in California. The only other picture received so far of Srila Gurudev during his visit to California during his current World Tour. This photo was taken during a programme last Sunday, and sent by Vrinda Devi Dasi of Venezuela.
Srila Govinda Maharaj in California. Report: 'Wonderful programme in San Jose' by Sadhu Priya Prabhu, posted on his lightningbeats.com web-log.
Nabadwip. Pictures today from Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math including the newly born deer and a scan of a Bengali article in today's newspaper about our deer.
(26 November 2007)
Audio: 'Humility, Tolerance and Giving Honour' spoken by Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj by telephone from California yesterday for Madhusudan Prabhu's Internet Radio website, krsna.cc. (8+ minutes 1.4 MB mp3 audio.)
(25 November 2007)
Srila Govinda Maharaj is keeping quite good health in USA. Yesterday by the invitation of Kumkum Devi Dasi he went to the San Jose, Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram where His Divine Grace presided over a festival for the Deity, Sriman Mahaprabhu. His Divine Grace expressed his wish to continue his 23rd World Tour as planned, traveling to London early in the week for a ten day stay at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Green Street, before returning to India.
Written Sri Vyasa-Puja Offerings today please, for including in the compilation book for
Sri Gurudev Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj's
satisfaction. Kindly email offerings (with a small picture of yourself) by 26th November to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nabadwip. Recent pictures from Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, for Srila Govinda Maharaj to see and all to share.
Nabadwip. 'Land of Nectar' pictures from our nearby land where potatoes are being planted this season.
Ulluberia, West Bengal. Evening village preaching programme held by devotees of the Math, marking the end of the four months of chaturmasya.
Australia. The latest Mission News: four-page colour magazine of Australian news produced by Premadas Prabhu and Parampada Prabhu.
(22 November 2007)
California Tour report and first pictures from this visit of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj to USA. Pictures and report sent by Vrinda Devi Dasi of Venezuela who recently arrived in America from India.
Italy tour report and appreciation written by Krishna Kanta Devi Dasi, the principal host of Srila Govinda Maharaj to his Villa Govinda Ashram near Milan.
Mexico Tour report and pictures from the time of the arrival of Srila Gurudev to Veracruz. Download and view the 1.3 MB pdf file sent by Bhagavan Prabhu.
Govardhan. Over 34,000 plates of Prasad distributed freely on the parikrama-marg during two days of festivals of Sri Govardhan Puja. Varsana Devi Dasi came from America on behalf of Nitya Hari Prabhu and managed all arrangements with the considerable assistance of Visnu Prabhu, Srila Gurudev's dham-basi disciple living by Govardhan Hill.
Govardhan Prasad distribution slide show on 'youtube' posted by Varsana Devi Dasi. Plus an index of links to a further fourteen devotional videos posted by her during the last year.
Govardhan. Sri Govardhan Puja festival. Pictures of the festival at our Srila Sridhar Swami Seva Ashram taken by Sandip Krishna Prabhu and Mahesvari Devi Dasi.
Nabadwip. Pictures taken around Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math including the arrival of two more peacocks, for Srila Govinda Maharaj to see and all to share.
Russia, Ukraine and Lavia. Sri Govardhan Puja. Two web-pages compiled by Kundalata Devi Dasi of news with pictures of festivals held in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Zaporozhye, Tomsk, Khabarovsk, Makheevka, Sochi and Riga. Posted in the English section of the Russian website harekrishna.ru.
Ukraine. News with pictures: Celebration of Srila Sridhar Maharaj's Appearance Day in Kiev (sent by Kanu Prabhu) | in Makheevka (sent by Haladhar Prabhu) | and preaching in Kiev (sent by Chaitanya Chandra Prabhu). Posted in the English section of the Russian website harekrishna.ru.
Latvia. News with pictures: Sripad B.A. Madhav Maharaj in Riga (sent by Devahuti Devi Dasi) | and ritvik initiations in Riga (sent by Sajanananda Prabhu). Posted in the English section of the Russian website harekrishna.ru.
Fiji. Preaching tour by Sripad Bhakti Nandan Narayan Maharaj of Mauritius recorded in a daily diary of events and pictures kept by Abhinavasundar Prabhu who accompanied His Holiness throughout his Fiji tour. Extensive web-page prepared by Muralidhar Prabhu and posted on his website, mandala.com.au.
Australia. The latest Mission News, a five-page colour magazine produced by Premadas Prabhu and Parampada Prabhu, is available online as well as locally in the printed version.
New Zealand. A new series of preaching programmes has been established by Ashraya Vigraha Prabhu who invites all interested to contact him on his email:
(15 November 2007)
Video: California. Srila Sridhar Maharaj's Appearance Day with Srila Govinda Maharaj. 26 minute video, shot and edited by Vaidehi Devi Dasi during Srila Govinda Maharaj's 23rd World Tour. It documents the events at the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram in Soquel California on November 3, 2007. Posted by Vraja Kisor Prabhu on the vimeo.com website.
California World Tour: seven reports so far this month posted by Sadhu Priya Prabhu on his lightningbeats.com web-log sharing events during Srila Govinda Maharaj's current visit to our Ashram in Soquel.
Audio: California: classes by guest speakers at the Soquel Sri Chaitanya Seva Ashram during the past month, posted by Murali Mohan Prabhu.
Sripad B.S. Goswami Maharaj:
or listen online (52+ minutes, 6.3 MB mp3 audio)
or: higher quality (12.6 MB).
28th October, Prabhu Jagadananda:
or listen online (59+ minutes, 7.1 MB mp3 audio)
or: higher quality (14.2 MB).
and 14th October, Prabhu Srutasrava:
or listen online (78 minutes, 9.3 MB mp3 audio)
or: higher quality (18.7 MB).
Going to London? Pilgrims, please inform of your plans. The London Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math managers write:
"Please contact the London Math if you
are planning to come when Srila Gurudev is here, so
we have an idea of how many devotees to expect and
because we have accommodation with local devotees available and want very
much to help the devotees to save some money by not
having to pay for hotel rooms."
Additionally, Devashis Prabhu has written a helpful letter for prospective pilgrims, posted on the London Math's website, scsmathlondon.org.
Sri Vyasa-Puja written offerings soon please for His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj's 78th Appearance Anniversary Festival, to be held on 25th December. Please see the informative email by Vrindavanesvari Devi Dasi who is compiling the publication again this year. Annually she heads a team of dedicated servitors who put much energy to amass and print a wonderful book for the satisfaction of our Divine Master. Kindly email offerings (with a small picture of yourself) before 26th November to: email@example.com.
Video of the Caracas festival of Sri Govardhan Puja and many photo pages and reports of recent events in Venezuela, posted on the Spanish language website paramakaruna.org.ve.
Nabadwip. Sri Govardhan Puja with the main programme held at Sri Giriraj's Temple in the centre of Sri Govinda Kunda. (Pictures.)
Nabadwip. Dipavali at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, where, like throughout India, traditionally lamps are placed around the Temples. (Pictures.)
Nabadwip. Sri Vyasa-Puja of Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj grandly held at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. Picture slide series by Vrinda Devi Dasi of Venezuela. (3.7 MB mov file. Download and view with QuickTime, VLC, etc.)
Nabadwip. Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. Picture slide series prepared by Vrinda Devi Dasi and sent recently to USA for Srila Govinda Maharaj to see and all to share. (3.3 MB mov file. Download and view with QuickTime, VLC, etc.)
Russia. Several web-pages of Sri Vyasa-Puja held throughout the country in glorification of Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj, and web-pages of other devotional activities nationwide. Posted in the English section of the Russian website, http://www.harekrishna.ru/english.
London. Sri Vyasa-Puja of Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj held at the London branch of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. Sripad Bhakti Vigraha Nyasi Maharaj and Sripad Devashis Prabhu led kirttan and spoke about the glories and Pastimes of His Divine Grace Srila Guru Maharaj.
Ireland. Sri Vyasa-Puja of Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj. Programme led by Sripad B.S. Tridandi Maharaj at a gathering of devotees at the home of Suvasini Devi Dasi and family. Report and presentation by Pranasis Prabhu.
Veracruz. Sri Govardhan Puja at the new Ashram including arati to Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandharvva Nandanandana, installed by Srila Govinda Maharaj
during his visit last month. Web-page of pictures sent by Krishna Prema Tarangini Devi Dasi.
Mexico. Ten extensive photo galleries of Srila Gurudev's 23rd World Tour in Veracruz posted in the What's New section of the Mexican website scsmath.com.mx maintained by Arjun Prabhu.
Veracruz, nagar sankirttan in the town during Srila Govinda Maharaj's recent visit. A truly international group of devotees engaged in lively and enlivening sankirttan. PDF picture page by Sripad B.C. Parvat Maharaj. (1.8 MB pdf file. Download and view with Acrobat Reader of similar.)
Australia: 'Mission News' newsletter is back in regular production keeping the Australian devotees informed of events. A recent issue features the visit of Sripad B.N. Narayan Maharaj of Mauritius. Invited by the Australian devotees, His Holiness has given much inspiration to the communities in New South Wales.
Australia. Sripad Bhakti Nandan Narayan Maharaj's visit. Additional report and several pictures in web-pages made by Muralidhar Prabhu of Sydney.
Dutch language website inaugurated by Arjjun Krishna Prabhu and Paramabhakti Devi Dasi heading the Sri Chaitanya Saraswati Sridhar Ashram of Holland. Their website, http://www.govinda.nl, offered to Srila Gurudev includes news, philosophy and a section on vegetarianism.
(2 November 2007)
Srila Govinda Maharaj has arrived safely at the Soquel, Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram, and was greeted by a large group of devotees at both the airport and in Soquel. His Divine Grace spoke briefly to the devotees on his arrival at the Ashram and seemed enlivened and happy to be there.
Two new Videos, pictures and reports from Mexico during Srila Govinda Maharaj's recent visit to Veracruz, posted on the Spanish language website paramakaruna.org.ve, along with coverage of various devotional events in Venezuela.
Additional Mexican World Tour reports of Srila Govinda Maharaj's visit to Veracruz including the installation of the Deities, Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandharvva Nandanandana. Reports posted by Sadhu Priya Prabhu on his lightningbeats.com web-log.
New World Tour pictures from Italy and Venezuela posted by Jamuna Priya Devi Dasi on her website, verandaviews.com. Italy pictures | Venezuela pictures.
Nabadwip. The holy month of Karttik begins with daily dawn nagar-sankirttan from Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. Web-pages of pictures by Vrinda Devi Dasi.
Crimea, Ukraine. Fortnight long Indian Art Exhibition in Simferopol organised by Gopeshwar Prabhu and Yutheshwari Devi Dasi with the help of local devotees and devotees from Zaporozhye. This was followed by a further art exhibition at a regional museum in the coastal city of Saki. These are two of the recent updates posted in the English section of the Russian website: harekrishna.ru/english.
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