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Why follow Caturmasya?

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“The real purpose behind the vow taken during these four months is to minimize the quantity of sense gratification. This is not very difficult.” –  Caitanya-caritamrita, Madhya Lila 4.169, Purport In the purport to Sri Caitanya-caritamrita, Madhya-lila 4.169, Srila Prabhupada writes that “the Caturmasya period begins in the month of Ashadha (June-July) from the day […]

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Jagannath’s flower dress Darshan!

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Tomorrow, Lord Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra devi will have their Bahuda Ratha Yatra ( or Return ratha ). Today being the last day of Lord Jagannath’s Darshan night at Gundicha Mandir, Mayapur community devotees lovingly offered flower dress to Lord Jagannath. Staying awake all through the night, they lovingly gathered to sew flowers and make […]

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Ratha Yatra Mela!

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It is Lord Jagannath’s festival in Mayapur. In the beautiful Gundicha Mandir offered to Lord lovingly, He is enjoying His Vrindavan Pastimes ! This year a grand Ratha Yatra Mela is put up to attract everyone to festival. Everyday evening, Jagannath Astakam kirtan is sung along with lamp offering . We request everyone to take […]

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Auspicious Passing away of HG Sacimata devi dasi

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  July 4th, 2019, on the auspicious Ratha Yatra Day of Lord Jagannath, HG Sacimata devi dasi, disciple of Srila Prabhupada passed away at Swarupganj , in the island of Godrumadvipa. Ratha Yatra day was also her birthday. She joined ISKCON in Kolkata at the age of 16 and gave her heart to Srila Prabhupada […]

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Rajapur Ratha Yatra!

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“What are the characteristics of Śrī Jagannātha, Śrī Baladev, and Śrī Subhadra? Jagannāthaa, the emblem of God, has no other form than eyes and hands, which show that God sees, knows, and creates. Balarām is the source of jīva-śakti, Subhadra is māyā-śakti, and Sudarśana is the energy of will”. (Pg. 128, Śrī Bhaktivinoda Vāṇī Vaibhava) […]

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Lord Jagannath’s Nava Yauvana Darshan!

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After 15 days of transcendental sickness, today Lord Jagannath blessed us with His Divine Nava yauvana Darshan! Earlier in the morning, devotees enthusiastically engaged in cleaning Gundicha temple- the entire premises of Jagannath Mandir, after which they are blessed with Sri Jagannath’s Nava yauvana darshan and Mahaprasad!

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Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura – The Saviour of the Disciplic Succession

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“So there is a disciplic succession, and the ācāryas, they’re authorities. Our process of knowledge is very simple: we take it from the authority. We don’t speculate. Speculation will not help us to come to the real knowledge.” (Srila Prabhupada’s lecture given on Sept. 3, 1971 in London) It is the 19th century, the British have […]

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Gadai-Gauranga! the Lord Gauranga of Gadai Pandita

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Today is the disappearance day of Sri Gadadhara Pandit, one of the five members of Sri Panca tattva.Glories & pastimes of Sri Gadadhara Pandita to meditate upon this special day! In this material world, relationships are short-lived. Growing up many people have said to each other that they will remain together forever, but due to […]

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Ganga Puja Video!

  This is the video of the Ganga Puja festival held recently at  Sri Sri Gaura-Ganga Jagat-pavani Mandir, Devotees came together to hear the glories of Ganga mata & pastimes of Lord Caitanya on the banks of Ganges, offer abhishek & arti and honor prasada. “The waters of the Ganges are always carrying the flavor […]

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Srivas Pandita-An Eternal Companion of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu

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Ecstatic kīrtans and nectarean discourses on Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam. All night long this was the typical sight observed in the house of Śrīvāsa Paṇḍita. Why was Śrīvāsa Āṅgan chosen? What was its specialty? Dive below to know more. With hands folded and head finely tilted to its left stands the tall deity of Śrīvāsa Paṇḍita – the fifth member […]

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