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Srivas Thakur

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Srivas Thakur appearance day will be celebrated tomorrow.( 21st March 2017). At Mayapur, there will be abhisheka to Srivas Thakur deity at 11 a.m. Watch it live at mayapur.tv.  Sri Srivasa Thakur is incarnation of Narada muni. He appeared in Shrihatta and lived there along with his 3 brothers Sripati, Srinidhi and Srirama. The four […]

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‘Utsaha’ Festival

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For the pleasure of their Lordships Sri Sri Radha Madhava, Sri Pancatattva, Sri Nrisimhadev, Srila Prabhupada and all the readers, Mayapur Bhakti Vriksha informing a very remarkable 2nd annual festival UTSAHA that has been held on 26th Feb. 2017, Sunday at Rabindra Bhavan cultural hall, Krishnanagar. This program mainly for the welfare of Mayapur Bhakti […]

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Jagannath Mishra Festival

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Day after Gaura Purnima is celebrated as Jagannath Mishra Festival. Just as Nandababa celebrated Nandotsava in joy the appearance of Lord Sri Krishna, similarly, the wonderful appearance of the Lord increased the happiness of everyone in Srimati Sacidevi’s house. Both Sri Jagannatha Misra’s and Srimati Sacidevi’s hearts heaved joyous waves while looking at the Lord’s […]

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Happy Gaura Purnima

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 Following is a lecture given in Mayapur India, on the Gaura Purnima day, in 1976 by HDG A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Lecture 7.9.38 Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: “In this way, my Lord, You have appeared in different incarnations—as human beings, as animals, as a great saintly person, as demigods and as a fish and a tortoise. In this way […]

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Festivities begins at Mayapur!

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Today is Amlaki Vrata Ekadasi. After Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama, festivities have begun in Mayapur. Today we will have Sri Radha-Madhava carried in a procession on the elephants. Deity procession is celebrated every saturday , begining from Kartik and ending with Gaura Purnima. This will be the last HATI PARIKRAMA for this season- so, devotees are […]

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Bhakti Tirtha Swami Vyasapuja

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Today is the auspicious appearance of Bhakti Tirtha Swami. Please find below an excerpt from H.H. Jayapataka Swami’s class,that he gave at Belpukur. Today is the appearance day of Bhakti Tirtha Swami. We always make a special flower seat and cake for Maharaj’s Vyasa Puja. He was a special devotee and he was very merciful […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama-Day 6

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Parikrama is coming to its conclusion. Today we reached Rudradvipa which corresponds to the process of sakhyam, friendship. First we left our camp early morning at 5:30 am to board the very awaited boat ride across the Ganga. Reaching the land we walked about 2 km towards Rukumpur. There we heard about Lord Nityananda’s marriage […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama-Day 5

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On the 5th day Parikrama, the devotees reached the island of Modadrumadvipa which is non different from Ayodhya! HG Sankarsana Nitai Prabhu described the reason why this island has this name. “Moda” means “happy” and “druma” means “tree”. When Lord Rama was in exile He came here for sometime. Sitting under a tree Lord Ramachandra […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama-Day 4

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Now Parikrama has circumambulated half of Navadvipa mandala. Today the devotees came to Champahatti the sweet abode of Gaura Gadadhara. There was exciting dramas to watch of the pastime of Samudragarh as well as of Jayadeva Goswami. Jayadeva Goswami spent some time at Champahatti where he composed the Gita Govinda as well as other compositions. […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama-Day 3

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KOLADVIPA KI JAY! This island represents the process of pada sevanam, serving the lous feet. On this regard the devotees were led on a meditation on the symbols of the Lord’s lotus feet. Very sweet.We also heard that Giriraja Govardhana is manifested here! How ecstatic.The Delhi devotees performed a drama on the sublme character of […]

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