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Who is Srila Prabhupada?

“He was a genuine holy person with enormous integrity and compassion, and he had a powerful impact on those who met him. He never claimed authority and respect for himself; what he said and did was always in the name of Krishna…” – Dr. Thomas J. Hopkins View the following

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Gaura Purnima 2018 Festival Schedule

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We are happy to invite the worldwide devotees to Sri Mayapur to take part in the Gaura Purnima Festival 2018. Srila Prabhupada desired all devotees to come to Mayapur at least once in a year as far as possible, to get charged with the unlimited mercy of Mahaprabhu, and Gaura Purnima is the best time […]

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Kartik Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama 2017-30 days to go!

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“Wandering in Navadvipa is the best of all opulences, the best of all religious principles, the best of all kinds of worship, the best of all perfections, the best of all glories, and the best of all oceans of sweetness.” – Sri Navadvipa Sataka by Srila Prabodhananda Sarasvati Thakura 30 days to go until Kartik […]

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Sri Dham Mayapur Celebrates World Holy Name Week

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Srila Prabhupada’s Gift to the World – Sri Dham Mayapur Celebrates World Holy Name Week A Week of Bliss! This year, World Holy Name Week falls between the 9th and 17th of September. At a time when much of the world is experiencing great chaos and distress, what better way can ISKCON devotees help suffering […]

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Krishna’s Messenger Arrives in Boston

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mukam karoti vacalam pangum langhayate girim yat-krpa tam aham vande sri-gurum dina-taranam By the mercy of the guru, even a dumb man can become the greatest orator, and even a lame man can cross mountains.-  Sri Caitanya Caritamrta, Madhya Lila, chapter 17 text 80 At Srila Prabhupada’s birth, it was predicted that when he reached […]

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ToVP Chakra /Kalash photos

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After removing the scaffolding from the West Wing Planetarium Dome these photos reveal the amazing golden beauty of the titanium nitrate Kalash and the solid stainless steel, gold-plated Chakra recently installed. One can only imagine what will be the effect of seeing the huge Kalash and Chakra when mounted upon the Main Dome of the […]

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Srila Prabhupada accepts Sanyasa!

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Early in the year of 1959, while residing in Sri Vrindavan Dham, Srila Prabhupada (then known as Abhay Charan De), had a dream in which Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur appeared to him.  Srila Prabhupada’s spiritual master motioned repeatedly for him to follow, urging for him to come and become a sannyasi. When Srila Prabhupada awoke, he […]

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Ranga Devi and Sudevi- The Transcendental Twins

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Today is the divine appearance day of the transcendental twins: Rangadevi and Sudevi Sakhi. In the year 1992, the last of the four Asta-sakhis, or principle associates of Srimati Radharani, appeared in Mayapur and took their places on the altar. Rangadevi and Sudevi, were two of these four and they stand third and fourth on […]

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Bhaktivinoda Thakura – The Seventh Goswami

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“namo bhaktivinodaya saccidananda-murtaye gaura-shakti-svarupaya rupanuga-varaya te” I offer my obeisances to you, O Bhaktivinoda, the form of eternity, knowledge and bliss, the incarnation of Gaura’s potency and the best of the followers of Rupa Goswami. Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura, formerly known as Kedarnatha Datta, was born in 1838 in Birnagar, West Bengal. Growing up, Kedarnatha Datta […]

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A Special Way to Observe Vamana Dvadasi

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*Chalayasi vikramane balim adbhuta-vamana pada-nakha-nira-janita-jana-pavana kesava dhrta-vamana-rupa jaya jagadisa hare* “O Kesava! O Lord of the universe! O Lord Hari, who have assumed the form of a dwarf-brahmana! All glories to You! O wonderful dwarf, by Your massive steps You deceive King Bali, and by the Ganges water that has emanated from the nails of […]

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Indulekha Devi –The Leader of the Messengers

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Sri Indulekha Devi’s appearance day falls on the *1st of September 2017. In 1986, just before the annual Gaura Purnima Festival, Sri Indulekha devi and three other sakhis were installed in Sri Dham Mayapur and joined Sri Sri Radha Madhava on the altar. Indulekha Devi stands next to Visakha Devi, second to the right from […]

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