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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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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 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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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama-Day2

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On our 2nd day of Parikrama we further explored the land of Godrumadvipa visiting the Holy places such as Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur’s house and Naimisharanya. First of all we came to Gaura daha which is nondifferent from Kaliya Daha in Vrindavan. For the surprise of the devotees HH Bhakti Purushottama Swami related two wonderful lilas of Kaliya’s […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama – Day 1

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After a long year we are again able to walk through the holy landscape of Navadvipa Dhama while singing, dancing and feasting in the company of a variety of exalted vaishnavas. Gaura Bhakta vrinda ki jay!There are about 1400 devotees in the International party this year. Out of them 800 devotees are camping. Parikrama is […]

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Kirtan Mela Schedule: Feb 27

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Being the last day of Kirtan Mela, devotees are singing out their hearts to the Lord, thanking for this wonderful opportunity to connect intimately with the holy name. More devotees have arrived today to take part in the Navadvipa Mandal Parikrama and they are also taking advantage of  kirtan mela, to prepare their consciousness to […]

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