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Chandan yatra festivities in Sri Mayapur

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27 April,2015 Chandan yatra is the festival wherein sandalwood (chandan) paste is applied to Deities to keep Them cool. It runs for three weeks. This year the festival started on 21st April.  Devotees and visitors at ISKCON  Mayapur have been daily making sandalwood paste on stone grinder below Radha Madha Deities. Infact, sandalwood grinding started even before […]

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Jahnu Saptami

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25 April,2015 Ganga-saptami or Jahnu-saptami appears in the month of Vaisakha (Vaisnava month of Madhusudana-April/May) on the 7th day of Sukla-paksa, or the waxing fortnight of the full moon. After the Ganga descended onto the Himalayas, the river entered the sacrificial arena of Jahnu Rsi and disturbed his meditation. This pastime is stated in the […]

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Gadadhar Pandit’s Appearance

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View the following galleries: Darshan Abhishek On 18th April, ISKCON Mayapur celebrated the appearance day of Sri Gadadhar Pandit, one of the principal associates of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Following the tradition, there was Abhishek of His utsav mutri (smaller festival Deity) around noon with milk, ghee, flowers, water etc. He was also offered garlands of […]

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Nrsimhadev Caturdasi Sponsor Appeal

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  Lord Nrsimhadeva at Sri Mayapur is very merciful deity form of the Lord. Devotees worldwide have a special loving relation with Him. His appearance day, Sri Nrsimha Caturdasi is very dear to His devotees. So, every year devotees celebrate this festival at ISKCON Mayapur in a grand way. The highlight of the festival is […]

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Rama Navami 2015 Celebrations

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On 28th March, ISKCON Mayapur celebrated Rama Navami (the appearance day of Lord Rama) with great zeal. The celebration had a very sweet flavor. The deities of Sri Sri Sita Ram Laksman Hanuman were set in front of the altar of Sri Pancha-Tattva and They were beautifully decorated with different ornaments, jewels and fragrant flowers. The […]

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Celebrations on Srivasa Pandit’s appearance day

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shri krishna chaitanya, prabhu nityananda shri advaita, gadadhara srivasadi-gaura-bhakta-vrinda:   “I offer my obeisances to Sri Krishna Chaitanya, Prabhu Nityananda, Sri Advaita, Gadadhara, Srivasa, and all others in the line of devotion.” Devotees in Mayapur celebrated appearance of Srivasa Pandita on 14th March. As per Vedic authorities, he is considered to be an incarnation of […]

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Festivities during Gaura Purnima

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Please view the following galleries: Abhishek Darshan   In this post, we are sharing selected images of festivals  that took place in Mayapur Temple during  Gaur Purnima 2015. Right after Nabadvip mandal parikrama, there was the boat and swing festival on 28th Feb. Small deities of Sri Sri Radha Madhav were brought in a procession […]

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Sivaratri celebrations at ISKCON Rajapur

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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

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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

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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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