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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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A day for Krishna’s Cows

 Please view the following galleries: Gopastami Festivities Charan Darshan Gopastami occurs on the eighth day of the bright fortnight in the month of Karttika. On this day, as Krsna entered the pauganda age he was initiated as a cowherder. Normally the pauganda age begins as a child enters his sixth year. Five years are allotted […]

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Srila Prabhupada Honored

 Please view the following galleries: Srila Prabhupada’s Offerings & Abhishek Srila Prabhupada A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder-acarya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, was born in 1896, in Calcutta, in a Vaisnava family. His father, Gour Mohan De, named him Abhay Charan. His father’s only wish was that, Abhay would become a devotee […]

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Govardhan Puja In Mayapur

 Please view the following galleries: Community gathering Temple abhishek Darshan In the western coast of India, in the island of Salmali, lived Dronachala, the king of the mountains. Once a sage by the name of Pulastya Muni, came to him to take his son Giriraja with him to Kashi (Varanasi). After offering some initial resistance, […]

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Kartik festivities in Mayapur

 View the full gallery here: Kartik in Mayapur   “In the month of Kartik, which is very dear to Sri Hari, one who bathes early in the morning attains the merit of bathing in all places of pilgrimage. Anybody who offers the Lord a ghee lamp in the month of Kartik, O brahmana, becomes free […]

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Appearance of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur

Please view the full gallery here: Srila Bhaktivinoda’s Appearance   The Revelation in a Dream to Bhaktivinoda Thakura For the Discovery of Sri Caitanya’s Birth Site In the year 1887 Thakura Bhaktivinoda thought within himself, “Quickly taking leave from government service I will go to some forest in Vraja on the sandy banks of the Yamuna […]

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Gaura Purnima 2015 Festival Schedule

We are happy to announce the festival schedule for next year’s Gaura Purnima Festival, please stay tuned for more updates, and opportunities to donate for the festival. 11 Feb  Devotee’s arrival 12 to 15 Feb Sravna Utsava 15 Feb Kirtan Mela Adivas Ceremony 16 to 20 Feb Kirtan Mela 21 Feb Parikrama Adivasa 22 to 28 Feb Navadvipa […]

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Pulling the Lords chariots

Please view the following galleries: Gundica Marjanam Ratha Yatra Gallery At the Rajapur’s Sri Jagannatha Temple, Their Lordships getting dressed in nice outfits and adorned with beautiful ornaments and flower garlands. Amidst a roaring kirtan and in big procession, They are seated on three different chariots. They come to Sri Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir and shower […]

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Snana Yatra

Please view the full gallery: Snana Yatra Pictures Devotees from all over the area came to participate in the annual abhishek our most beloved Lords in their forms as Jagannath, Baladeva, and Subhadra. The festivities started early in the morning with a beautiful darshan of their lordships, and a grand ceremony of bringing Them to Their […]

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