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Daily Darshan: Mar09,2017

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Festivities begins at Mayapur!


Today is Amlaki Vrata Ekadasi. After Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama, festivities have begun in Mayapur. Today we will have Sri Radha-Madhava carried in a procession on the elephants. Deity procession is celebrated every saturday , begining from Kartik and ending with Gaura Purnima. This will be the last HATI PARIKRAMA for this season- so, devotees are […]

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Daily Darshan:Mar 08,2017

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Bhakti Tirtha Swami Vyasapuja

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Today is the auspicious appearance of Bhakti Tirtha Swami. Please find below an excerpt from H.H. Jayapataka Swami’s class,that he gave at Belpukur. Today is the appearance day of Bhakti Tirtha Swami. We always make a special flower seat and cake for Maharaj’s Vyasa Puja. He was a special devotee and he was very merciful […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama-Day 6


Parikrama is coming to its conclusion. Today we reached Rudradvipa which corresponds to the process of sakhyam, friendship. First we left our camp early morning at 5:30 am to board the very awaited boat ride across the Ganga. Reaching the land we walked about 2 km towards Rukumpur. There we heard about Lord Nityananda’s marriage […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama-Day 5


On the 5th day Parikrama, the devotees reached the island of Modadrumadvipa which is non different from Ayodhya! HG Sankarsana Nitai Prabhu described the reason why this island has this name. “Moda” means “happy” and “druma” means “tree”. When Lord Rama was in exile He came here for sometime. Sitting under a tree Lord Ramachandra […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama-Day 4


Now Parikrama has circumambulated half of Navadvipa mandala. Today the devotees came to Champahatti the sweet abode of Gaura Gadadhara. There was exciting dramas to watch of the pastime of Samudragarh as well as of Jayadeva Goswami. Jayadeva Goswami spent some time at Champahatti where he composed the Gita Govinda as well as other compositions. […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama-Day 3


KOLADVIPA KI JAY! This island represents the process of pada sevanam, serving the lous feet. On this regard the devotees were led on a meditation on the symbols of the Lord’s lotus feet. Very sweet.We also heard that Giriraja Govardhana is manifested here! How ecstatic.The Delhi devotees performed a drama on the sublme character of […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama-Day2


On our 2nd day of Parikrama we further explored the land of Godrumadvipa visiting the Holy places such as Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur’s house and Naimisharanya. First of all we came to Gaura daha which is nondifferent from Kaliya Daha in Vrindavan. For the surprise of the devotees HH Bhakti Purushottama Swami related two wonderful lilas of Kaliya’s […]

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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama – Day 1


After a long year we are again able to walk through the holy landscape of Navadvipa Dhama while singing, dancing and feasting in the company of a variety of exalted vaishnavas. Gaura Bhakta vrinda ki jay!There are about 1400 devotees in the International party this year. Out of them 800 devotees are camping. Parikrama is […]

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