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Srimati Tungavidya Devi’s Appearance Day

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Today is the auspicious appearance day of Srimati Tungavidya devi. She is born on the same day as Lord Madhava. In Mayapur Dham Srimati Tungavidya was adorned in garlands and chandan.   Tungavidya is the fifth of the varistha gopis. Her complexion is the color of kunkuma and the fragrance of her body is like […]

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Happy Janmastami

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Janmastami greetings from Mayapur! Janmastami is celebrated as a “Mahotsava” or a grand festival, as on Janmastami day, Lord Sri Krishna appeared to annihilate the miscreants and to establish dharma and very mercifully, Srila Prabhupada also appeared on the day next to Janmastami, Nandotsava, to annihilate the desire for sense gratification and establish Krishna Consciousness […]

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Srila Prabhupada Vyasa Puja celebrations begin!

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As an offering to Srila Prabhupada on the 50th Golden anniversary of ISKCON Sri Mayapur will be celebrating His appearance day for 1 week. The first celebration began with Bhakti Vedanta National School honoring our Founder Acharya’s appearance day. The program began with senior devotees glorifying Srila Prabhupada. The program was presided by Sri Basu Ghosh […]

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Sri Gauridasa and Rupa Goswami Dissapearance

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A special class on these great Gaudiya Vaisnava Leaders. I just told Gauridas and Rupa Goswami’s disappearance day, tirobhava mahotsava. Gauridas was a friend of Krishna from Krsnalila. He had come down to this earth to participate with Lord Krishna as Gauranga. So he had an asrama in Ambika Kalna. There he asked Gaura Nitai […]

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Srila Prabhupada Vyasapuja Offering!

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ISKCON Mayapur is happy to announce the grand Vyasapuja festival (26 Aug 2016) planned, as a special offering to Srila Prabhupada on the golden jubilee year celebrations (ISKCON 50) of ISKCON. Srila Prabhupada’s greatest gift to the humanity is the congregational chanting of the holy names. It is apt that World Holy Name week is […]

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Hera Pancami

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On the 5th day of Lord Jagannath’s stay in Gundica Temple, the festival of Hera Pancami is observed. Lord Jagannatha takes permission from His eternal consort Lakshmi Devi to go to Gundica and return in 2-3 days. But, Sri Jagannath Deva doesn’t return to Sri Mandir in 3 days. On the 5th day Lakshmi Devi […]

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Lord Jagannath Has Arrived!

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On 6th July, on 3 beautiful chariots Sri Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra Devi were ready to leave Rajapur, and come to Mayapur. At 2pm the Lords were ready on the chariots and accepted Maha-arati and offerings form the devotees and special guests. In Baladeva’s Chariot Srila Prabhupada was also seated and in Subhadra Devi’s chariot […]

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Gundica Marjana

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Gundica marjana means cleaning of the temple Gundica, which is non-different to Vrindavan. On the day prior to the Ratha yatra festival, the temple is cleansed and decorated nicely to welcome the Lord of the Universe the next day. This practice is going on in Puri since the time of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. The Chaitanya – Bhagavata beautifully describes […]

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Grand Start to ILS 2016 with 1,200 Delegates Focused on the 50th Anniversary

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1,200 devotees have gathered from all over the world in Mayapur for the 2016 ISKCON Leadesrhip Sanga The grand annual Mayapur festival began today with the inaugural session of the ISKCON Leadership Sangha (ILS 2016) with 1,200 delegates attending 87 seminars spread over 12 venues at ISKCON Mayapur.  ILS 2016 features a spectacular 50th Anniversary Expo […]

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Lecture on Srimad Bhagavatam: HH Krishna Ksetra Swami

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Speaker: Krishna Ksetra Swami Venue:     Mayapur Candrodaya Mandir Date:         24 Feb 2016   Granthraj Srimad Bhagavatam ki jaya! Has it ever happened to you that you are requested to give a Bhagavatam class in Sridhama Mayapur before all the exalted devotees and you are suggested to choose the verse that you want to speak from. […]

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