by Divyashari, Damayanti and Dhanishta Devi Dasis.
and captions by Damayanti Dasi.
is my Guru-worshipping day."
Despite showing ill-health on his birthday, Srila Gurudev mercifully
came and spoke with the devotees for a short while in the temple
room. He also recited the first few lines of 'Emona durmati'
and requested the devotees to sing it later.
Prabhu led some of the morning bhajans before Srila Gurudev's arrival.
Ram Prabhu led an enthusiastic kirttan later on.
earlier on for Srila Gurudev.
Didi visiting from Venezuela, Devaki Devi Dasi, Amalia and others
joined the card making group for Srila Gurudev's birthday.
day before his birthday, Srila Gurudev specially requested
that about twenty-five extra garlands be made for the devotees.
Didi headed the flower and decorating crew.
Didi, always engaged in flower seva, is helped with decorating by
her daughter Vaidehi Devi Dasi.
some of the boys helped with flower decorations: Virachandra from
the U.K., Nitai from Detroit and Shyam from Venezuela.
Didi's son Rama Prabhu, visiting from Oregon, also helped with decorations.
Didi looks after the book stall in front of the temple.