Articles, Festivals

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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Panihati at SMIS

Please view the full gallery: Panihati @ SMIS Gallery The wonderful children at our Sri Mayapur International School recently hosted a beautiful Panihati Festival. The children had taken a lot of time and effort in painting clay pots with amazing art work. They then filled the pots with delicious chipped rice, kheer, yoghurt, fruits, and […]

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Ganga Puja in Mayapur

Please view the following gallery: Ganga Puja Festival Two days ago, here in Mayapur, we had a beautiful festival in honor of Mother Ganga. Hundreds of devotees gathered at our Prabhupada Ghat to worship and take bath in Her holy waters. There was melodious kirtan permeating the atmosphere while they made the arrangements for the program. […]

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Sri Jagannath Boat Festival

Yesterday in Rajapur a wonderful boat festival was held for the pleasure of Sri Sri Jagannath, Baladeva & Subhadra devi. The small deities or vijaya vigraha of Their Lordships had a boat ride in the lake in front of Simantini temple and gave darshan to the devotees. The boat was sparkling like made out of […]

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Nrisimha Chaturdasi Pics!

Please view the following galleries: Darshan Gold Dress Yajna Procession Adivas Abhishek We have now posted many amazing photos of the Nrisimha Caturdasi festivities, including 170 pictures of the abhisek. The extremely elaborate Sudarshan yajna was performed the previous day this year  being well planned out and conducted by our Gurukula boys, headed by HH Bhakti Vidya […]

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Appearance of Gadadhara Pandit

Please view the following galleries: Darshan Abhishek Gadadhara Pandita is an incarnation of Srimati Radharani, the internal potency of Lord Krishna. But because Lord Caitanya is Krishna acting in the mood of Srimati Radharani, Gadadhara Pandita, although Radharani, did not act in the mood of Radharani–because there can be only one Radharani. Gadadhara Pandita understood, […]

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