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Sivaratri celebrations at ISKCON Rajapur

On 19th February evening, there was a grand celebration of Siva ratri festival at ISKCON Jagannath Temple, Rajapur. More than hundred devotees gathered for the event. Many resident and visitor devotees went from Mayapur Chandrodaya Temple.  First of all, there were lectures by HH Candramauli Maharaj and HH Bhakti Vighna Vinasa Narasimha Swami. Both of them glorified […]

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Inauguration of Gaur Purnima festival

Inauguration pictures   Today, 16th February, we had the inauguration of Gaur Purnima festival, 2015.  The festival  marks its 43rd anniversary this year in Mayapur. Initially, there was a kirtan before Deities of Gaur Nitai and Garudadev. Then more devotees led by sanyasis including HH Gopal Krishna Goswami, HH BhaktaGaurVani Swami and HH Prahladananda Swami […]

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Appearance day of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati- 2015

nama oṁ viṣṇu-pādāya kṛṣṇa-preṣṭhāya bhū-tale śrīmate bhaktisiddhānta-sarasvatīti nāmine śrī-vārṣabhānavī-devī-dayitāya kṛpābdhaye kṛṣṇa-sambandha-vijñāna-dāyine prabhave namaḥ mādhuryojjvala-premāḍhya-śrī-rūpānuga-bhaktida śrī-gaura-karuṇā-śakti-vigrahāya namo ‘stu te namas te gaura-vāṇī-śrī-mūrtaye dīna-tāriṇe rūpānuga-viruddhāpasiddhānta-dhvānta-hāriṇe I offer my respectful obeisances unto His Divine Grace Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī, who is very dear to Lord Kṛṣṇa, having taken shelter at His lotus feet. I offer my respectful obeisances to Srī Vārṣabhānavī-devī-dayita […]

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Nityananda Trayodasi

 Please view the following galleries: Darshan Abhishek  jaya jaya sri-caitanya jaya nityananda jayadvaita-candra jaya gaura-bhakta-vrnda   Lord Nityananda, an incarnation of Lord Balarama is one of principal associates of Lord Caitanya.  Like Lord Balarama, He is regarded as the original spiritual master whose mercy is essential to attain love of Radha and Krsna. ISKCON Mayapur […]

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Appearance of Lord Varahadeva

Please view the following galleries: Darshan Abhishek   vasati daśana-śikhare dharaṇī tava lagnā śaśini kalaṅka-kaleva nimagnā keśava dhṛta-śūkara-rūpa jaya jagadīśa hare   As glorified in the verse above by Jayadeva Goswami, Lord Krsna appeared as Varahadeva (a boar) to rescue mother earth that had been submerged in the Garbhodaka Ocean by demon Hiryanyaksha. Like other incarnations […]

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Special Pooja for Nityananda!

Festivities for Nityananda Trayodasi (the appearance of Lord Nityananda) will begin from tomorrow (30th Jan) at Ekachakra. This year, for the first time, 3 days Kirtan Mela will take place at Ekachakra dhama, the birthplace of Sri Nityananda. On 31st evening, there will be a parikrama to pastime places of Nitai and an adhivas ceremony. […]

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Appearance of Advaita Acharya – 2015

Please view the following galleries: Darshan Abhishek jaya jaya sri-caitanya jaya nityananda jayadvaita-candra jaya gaura-bhakta-vrnda Advaita acarya is an incarnation of Mahavisnu and thus non different (advaita) from the Lord. He is one of the principal associates of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, the inaugurator of the yuga dharma Harinaam Sankirtana. His intense prayers to the Lord […]

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Day of flowers in Mayapur

 Please view the following galleries: Darshan Abhishek Preperation Jananivasa Prabhu said that he was instructed by Srila Prabhupada to celebrate festivals related to the pastimes of the Sri Sri Radha-Krishna in a grand way in Sri Mayapur. These pastimes are going on eternally in the spiritual world. By celebrating these festivals, we can engage ourselves […]

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Gita Jayanti in Mayapur

Please view the following gallery: Gita Jayanti Yajna Gita Jayanti is the day when Lord Sri Krishna delivered the Supreme message of Gita to Arjuna. Traditionally on this day, many pilgrims visit holy places all over India, especially Kuruksetra and take part in reading Srimad Bhagavad Gita and perform worship of Gita. In Mayapur, over […]

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Odana Sashti

Please view the following galleries: Daily Darshan Odana Sashti Festivites Odana Sashti is a festival that marks the beginning of winter. During the Odana-sasthi festival the devotees dress Lord Jagannatha and Balarama with starched cloth. This ceremony indicates that from that day forward, a winter covering should be given to the Lord. That covering is directly […]

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