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ISKCON Mayapur feeds 40,000 at Shantipur

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The Shantipur festival was first celebrated in the 15th century by the great saint Sri Advaita Acharya. The festival took place at his home in Shantipur on the occasion of the disappearance day of his spiritual master, Madhavendra Puri. On that day he fed all the devotees who came to his home prasadam, or sanctified […]

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Gaura Purnima Address by HH Jayapataka Swami

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The intelligent people of kali yuga will do devotional service to the Lord and how will they do this, by the process of yagnas and sankirtan. There are many kinds of yagnas but the most appropriate yagna for this kali yuga is Hari naam sankirtan, congregational chanting of the holy names. Lord Krishna’s leela in […]

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Four Devotees Accept Sannyasa on Gaura Purnima!

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March 21st, 2019 – On the auspicious birthday of Lord Caitanya, Gaura Purnima, in the ISKCON Sri Mayapur Candrodaya Mandir in Sridhama Mayapur, four qualified candidates accepted sannyasa from His Holiness Jayapataka Swami in order to further spread the mission of Mahaprabhu. Sannyasa is the renounced order of life accepted by many followers of the […]

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Shantipur Festival lecture :HH Jayapataka Swami

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HH Jayapataka Swami  has been instrumental in organising this festival for over 25 years! 50,000 devotees honoured Prasadam. Read on for the lecture given by Maharaj “Lord Caitanya said this arrangement was not possible for a human being. He must be an incarnation of Mahesh. As a matter of fact, Advaita Gosai is the incarnation […]

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Santipur Festival today!

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Today is the famous Santipur festival. Govinda Dwadasi. Devotees from Mayapur visit Santipur in large numbers in many buses, eagerly engage themselves in cooking and serving hot Kichuri to around 50,000 dhamvasis along with Harinam Sankirtan. The Shantipur festival has been a key part of ISKCON Mayapur’s Gaura Purnima festival for many years.Historically, it was […]

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Sri Radha-Madhava boat festival

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Sri Sri Radha Madhava’s Boat Festival takes place over the course of one week during the summer, but devotees from around the world get to participate in the festival for one day during the annual Gaura-purnima festival. This year, the festival took place on the 16th of March. Sri Sri Radha Madhava are taken from […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama: Day 6

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On the 6h day of Parikrama, we are wondering in the island of Rudradvipa where Nidaya Gat (border) is situated. Early morning all the pilgrims left Pratapnagar by boat.. it is always a great time crossing the merciful waters of Mother Ganga with so many devotees, such an unique experience! Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu left His […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama: Day5

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Today we visited Modadrumadvipa. As you already know, each of the nine islands correspond to one of the nine processes of devotional service according to our previous acharyas. Modadrumadvipa corresponds to dasyam (service in the mood of servant). Our speakers explained that in the same way that the celibacy pervades all the four ashrams, dasya […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama: Day4

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Jaya Jaya Sri Caitanya Jaya Nityananda, Jaya Advaita Chandra Jaya Gaura bhakta vrinda! In the Parikrama 4th day we covered Rtudvipa and Jahnudvipa, processes arcana and vandanam respectively. Rtudvipa is where the house of the learned Vidya Vanaspati is situated and Jahnudvipa is the island where the sage Jahnu muni was living, once Bhismadeva came […]

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Live from Sri Mayapur: HH Radhanath Swami

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Srimad Bhagavatam 9.16.10-19 HH Radhanath Swami Maharaja Mayapur Dham 12.03.2019 trih-sapta-krtvah prthivim krtva nihksatriyam prabhuh samanta-pañcake cakre sonitodan hradan nava (SB 9.19) Translations by Srila Prabhupada (9.16.10-19) “Once when Paraśurāma left the āśrama for the forest with Vasumān and his other brothers, the sons of Kārtavīryārjuna took the opportunity to approach Jamadagni’s residence to seek […]

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