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(29 April 2008)
Video: Faith is the transcendental basis for everyone and for every religion. Informal morning darshan in Dum Dum Park last Thursday, 24th April, by Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj. During this class, Srila Gurudev refers to his suddenly falling over the previous weekend. He sports a bandaged finger which suffered a bad cut at that time but which is now healing steadily. 'As-is' video by Vaidehi Devi Dasi. 30 minutes, 39 MB 'mov' video file. (Stream if you have the speed, or download and view with a fairly recent version of QuickTime, iTunes, VLC, etc.)
Video: The glories of Sripad Krishna Das Babaji Maharaj in remembrance of his Disappearance Festival held the previous day. Informal morning darshan by Srila Govinda Maharaj last Saturday, 26th April.
"He spread Srila Guru Maharaj's all songs everywhere he went... He was a very, very good, important friend of Srila Guru Maharaj."
'As-is' video by Vaidehi Devi Dasi. 29 minutes, 38 MB 'mov' video file.
Porto Alegre, Brazil. Sri Gaura-Purnima Festival held at the Srila Govinda Maharaj Seva Sangha. Web-page of pictures with captions, sent by the Sangha's devotees.
California. The latest Seva Ashram Newsletter of our Soquel Ashram near Santa Cruz, including an interview with Hasyapriya Prabhu regarding current and proposed development.
Philippines Website in the local Tagalog language launched by Ratnanabha Prabhu and Ishani Devi Dasi with several pages introducing the Worldwide Mission, the local Math and books in Tagalog: http://philippines.scsmath.org.
(26 April 2008)
The Video now streams of Dasam Dol at Sripat Bamunpara made by Vaidehi Devi Dasi that was first posted on 23rd April. It is now a 21+ MB 'mov' video file, 16+ minutes and streams if you have the speed, or download and view with a fairly recent version of QuickTime, iTunes, VLC, etc.
(25 April 2008)
Nabadwip. Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama and Sri Gaura-Purnima. Illustrated reports in a series of six web-pages by Malini Devi Dasi on pilgrimage from Malta. Srila Govinda Maharaj very happily commented that this was the largest, smoothest run and sweetest festival ever held here.
Kaikhali, Kolkata. Installation Anniversary of Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandharvika Radha-Ramanasundar at our Sree Chaitanya Saraswata Krishnanushilana Sangha, Kaikhali. Two pages of pictures with captions, by Malini Devi Dasi.
Video. Sri Gaura-Purnima 2007 in Nabadwip. 9 minutes streaming video prepared by the video studio in Saint Petersburg, Russia, from Srila Govinda Maharaj's lecture in Nabadwip on March 3rd, 2007.
Video with Russian soundtrack and English subtitles, posted on the Russian website, http://www.harekrishna.ru
Video. Three informal darshans by Srila Govinda Maharaj in Nabadwip earlier this month: 2nd April | 6th April | 14th April home videos posted by Nimai Chandra Prabhu on his website, http://vaisnavadarshan.com.
Sripat Bamunpara. Large pictures of construction progress of the Ladies' Ashram at our Sri Chaitanya Sridhar Govinda Seva Ashram. Pictures are in three zip files, file 1 | file 2 | file 3, posted for Srila Govinda Maharaj to see and all to share, by Nimai Chandra Prabhu on his website, http://vaisnavadarshan.com.
Brazil. Sri Gaura-Purnima at the Krishna Sakti Ashram,
Campos do Jordao. Illustrated webpage report by Isha Nandini Devi Dasi, a professional journalist, with links to nine YouTube videos and four picture slide-shows of this joyous festival day.
California. Sri Gaura-Purnima. Extensive webpage of the festival at our Soquel Ashram, plus two additional recent updates: Women's Reading Group in Soquel and Monthly Prasadam Distribution in San Jose. Webpages posted by Swarnangii Devi Dasi on the Californian website, sevaashram.org.
London. Sri Gaura-Purnima. Two webpages showing the festival in pictures: photos by Ishanuga Devi Dasi and photos by Chitralekha Devi Dasi.
Anandotsav of Sri Jagannath Misra at our London Math. Webpage of photos taken by Ishanuga Devi Dasi. All pages posted on the London Math's website, scsmathlondon.org.
Monterrey, Mexico. Sri Gaura-Purnima picture slide-show posted by Arjuna Prabhu on the public 'Picasa' website of albums.
Also, a further slide-show of forty-six pictures of the younger devotees engaging in seva in the Monterrey Ashram.
Australia. The four latest editions of Mission News, the colour newsletter by Parampada Prabhu for the New South Wales devotee community, now available online: Issue 20 (28th February) | Issue 21 (15th March) | Issue 22 (30th March) | Issue 23 (13th April).
(23 April 2008)
Video. Dasam Dol at Sripat Bamunpara, 2008, filmed and produced by Vaidehi Devi Dasi. On the soundtrack Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj describes the background of this festival and his hopes for the future. 21+ MB 'mov' video file, 16+ minutes. (This now streams if you have the speed, or download and view with a fairly recent version of QuickTime, iTunes, VLC, etc.)
Video. Dasam Dol at Sripat Bamunpara, 2008, filmed and produced by Nanda Priya Devi Dasi, with accompanying soundtrack of kirttan. She shares the festival from a second camera with footage complimenting today's video by Vaidehi Devi Dasi. 29+ MB 'mov' video file, 20+ minutes. (Stream if you have the speed, or download and view with a fairly recent version of QuickTime, iTunes, VLC, etc.)
Ocean of Nectar. Article compiled by Jagamohini Devi Dasi of USA in glorification of the 523rd Blessed Appearance
of Lord Sri Gauranga Sundar, Sri Gaura Purnima 2008.
(19 April 2008)
Video. Archive footage from Sri Gaura-Purnima in the 1980's. Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj leading chanting of Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita at moonrise here at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. Footage selected and prepared for the web by Sadhu Priya Prabhu. 25+ MB 'mp4' video file, 12+ minutes. (Download and view with a fairly recent version of QuickTime, iTunes, etc.)
Audio. The process is submissive, surrendered mood.... Service will give result to you. "What others will do, that is not such a big question for me. The big question for me is, what I am doing and what I am giving. Every day the sun is rising and the sun is setting, and within that period what I am doing, what I am giving from my side -- that is accountable." Srila Govinda Maharaj's informal darshan, 12th March
16+ minutes, 2 MB mp3 audio also in higher quality: 4 MB.
Nabadwip. 100's of pictures taken throughout the last month during the big festival days here at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and West Bengal, shown in the latest three postings by Jamuna Priya Devi Dasi on her verandaviews.com website: 9 April | 1 April | 20 March.
Nabadwip. 100's of pictures and 12 short videos from Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and West Bengal during this last month, posted by Nimai Chandra Prabhu and listed in the What's New section of his vaisnavadarshan.com website.
Nabadwip, Sri Gaura-Purnima Festival. Picture series posted by Gaurachandra Prabhu on the Venezuelan web-site paramakaruna.org.ve along with many local events listed in their current What's New page: 'Pag Noticias'.
Nabadwip pilgrimage, 213 pictures posted on the 'Shutterfly' public photo-website by Tunga Prema Devi Dasi of USA who attended the recent festivals in India for the first time in several years.
Gaudiya Festival Dates up to Sri Gaura-Purnima 2009 as followed at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nabadwip.
(18 March 2008)
Nabadwip. Srila Govinda Maharaj's safe arrival in Nabadwip and the beginning of Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama. Forty-five pictures posted last night by Jamuna Priya Devi Dasi on her verandaviews.com website.
Nabadwip. 100's of pictures and several short videos from Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and West Bengal this month, including Srila Govinda Maharaj's arrival in Nabadwip from his recent International Tour, and up to the first day of Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama. Posted during this month by Nimai Chandra Prabhu and listed in the What's New section of his vaisnavadarshan.com website.
(7 March 2008)
Audio: "With Smiling Face & Joyful Heart" spoken by Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj this morning by telephone from Kolkata for Madhusudan Prabhu's Internet Radio website, krsna.cc (12+ minutes, 2.2 MB mp3 audio).
(6 March 2008)
Three Govardhan reports by Srilekha Devi Dasi continuing her journal accompanying Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj and his entourage. Her latest reports cover Srila Gurudev's days in Govardhan just before returning to Kolkata: 27th February | 29th February | 1st March.
Good Morning World! News report from Dum Dum Park, Kolkata, by Madhuchanda Devi Dasi on pilgrimage from Veracruz, Mexico.
(4 March 2008)
Dum Dum Park. Srila Govinda Maharaj returns to a warm welcome by devotees gathered from around the world. His flight was delayed considerably, and he was cheerful though tired on arrival late at night. His Divine Grace however was very pleased to enter his fully refurbished welcoming veranda in the Dum Dum Park Temple. Within just over a month, Deva Bandhu Prabhu and Nanda Priya Devi Dasi of Brazil redecorated Srila Govinda Maharaj's veranda and Praphulla Krishna Prabhu selflessly sponsored the entire project from Brazil. Web-page of pictures.
(3 March 2008)
Video: Lecture in Govardhan and arrival in Vrindavan. Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj's recent Pastimes recorded and produced by Vaidehi Devi Dasi of USA. 24 MB 'mp4' video file, 14+ minutes. (Download and view with a fairly recent version of QuickTime, iTunes, etc.)
Video: Vrindavan. Srila Krishna Das Kaviraj Memorial Building. This is the first time Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj has stayed in the Memorial Building which was opened on 3rd November 2005. Video by Vaidehi Devi Dasi, seeing around the building as Srila Gurudev arrives, and an excerpt from an informal darshan given there this recent Ekadashi by His Divine Grace. 19+ MB 'mp4' video file, 12+ minutes. (Download and view with a fairly recent version of QuickTime, iTunes, etc.)
Govardhan. Resurfacing the driveway and paths at our Srila Sridhar Swami Seva Ashram, under the watchful eye of Srila Govinda Maharaj. Web-page of pictures taken by Munindra Mohan Prabhu shortly before His Divine Grace started on his journey to West Bengal.
(1 March 2008)
Govardhan. Series of larger pictures taking us through the Grand Appearance Day Festival of Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur Prabhupad held with Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj leading the celebrations. Thumbnail summary overview, and larger size picture series: download the full series (6+ MB 'zip' file containing 67 'jpg' pictures, mostly 1000 pixels wide). Photo series taken and prepared by Malini Devi Dasi.
Article. "The Softness of Vrindavan Within — the Hardness of a Devastator Without." Article compiled by Jagamohini Devi Dasi in honour of The Divine Advent Day of Om Visnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya Bhagavan Sri Srimad Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur.
Vrindavan. 108 pictures suitable as a screen-saver taken and prepared by Malini Devi Dasi. Higher resolution recent pictures showing many holy pilgrimage sites, several with descriptions of their location. Thumbnail summary overview, and larger size picture series: download the full series (10+ MB 'zip' file containing 108 'jpg' pictures, mostly 1000 pixels wide).
Nabadwip. Pictures taken at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math for Srila Govinda Maharaj to see, and all to share.
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