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Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama Invitation

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It is a pleasure to invite you to attend the 30th anniversary of the Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama. This year Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama will take place from 27th Feb to 4th March. Every year about ten thousand devotees from around the world attend the parikrama and receive the causeless mercy of the acharyas, Lord Nityananda, Lord […]

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Sri Krishna Pushya Abhisheka- When Simple unites Grand!

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In the Skanda Purana 2.2.42, Sri Krishna Pusya abhiseka is described as one of the festivals observed for Lord Jagannath in Puri. The chapter gives an elaborate description of the rituals for observing the festival. In Skanda Purana 2.27.99, the pusya naksatra is also mentioned, wherein it is stated that on a thursday, Astami tithi, […]

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Gita Mela-The Holy Name for One’s Faith

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Gita Mela is an event organised by ISKCON Mayapur dedicated solely for interacting with the tourists. A winter festival that is held from December to January pays close attention to the guests by giving them valuable association of the devotees and showing them the importance of Bhagavad Gita. Also called the big ‘fair’ of knowledge, […]

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Mayapur Times: Sept-Oct 2019 Newsletter

Mayapur Times: Sept-Oct 2019 Newsletter

Mayapur Times is a newsletter of the Sri Mayapur Candrodaya Mandir. The newsletter aims to inform and inspire the local ISKCON community by reporting monthly activities, events, developments and news. You can download the September – October, 2019 issue here: Click here to download the Sept-Oct 2019 issue!

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Sankirtan- The Prime benediction!

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Why is Sankirtan the prime benediction of this age? Every day morning, after Mangla Arthi, Srila Prabhupada quote will be read! Being book marathon month, to inspire and motivate devotees to push the book distribution, we read Srila Prabhupada quote on book distribution. Today’s quote is a beautiful letter to German disciples in the month […]

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Odana-Sasthi -The first day of winter!

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  Today is the festival of Odana-sasthi. This ceremony indicates that from that day forward, a winter covering should be given to Lord Jagannatha*.” – Sri Caitanya Caritamrta, Madhya-lila16.79, purport Once, Srila Pundarika Vidyanidhi and Srila Svarupa Damodara came to Jagannatha Puri and saw the festival of odana-sasthi. On this day, the Lord is offered […]

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Gaura Purnima 2020 Festival Schedule

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Welcome to Mayapur Gaura Purnima Festival 2020. For guest house bookings, please write to gprb108@gmail.com. To take part in festival sponsorships, please write to info@mayapur.com. To take part in Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama, please visit navadvipaparikrama.com Gaura Purnima Festival Schedule – 2020 Feb 17th Devotees Arrival Feb 18th – 21st Sravana Utsav Mela Feb 22nd Flag […]

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Sri Krishna Rasayatra – Nothing Else but the Pleasure of the Lord

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bhagavan api ta ratrih saradotphulla-mallikah viksy- arantum manas cakre yoga-mayam upasritah Sri  Kṛṣṇa is the Supreme Personality of Godhead, full in all opulences, yet upon seeing those autumn nights scented with blossoming jasmine flowers, He turned His mind toward loving affairs. To fulfill His purposes He employed His internal potency.    – S.B 10.29.1 On this […]

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The Passing Away of Bhismadeva-Bhisma Panchaka

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Bhisma-panchaka is five days dedicated to Bhismadev, The son of mother Ganga and his father King Shantanu-Bhismah santanavo birah. He is the Grandfather of Pandavas, descendant of Great king Bharata in Kuru dynasty .The period falls in the last 5 days of the month Kartik,the resounding 5 days of chaturmasya. It is said to commemorate […]

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Happy Gopastami!

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Krishna, the Supreme Cowherd Boy suklastami karttike tu smrta gopastami budhaih tad-dinad vasudevo ‘bhud gopah purvam tu vatsapah “The eighth lunar day of the bright fortnight of the month of Kartik is known by authorities as Gopastami. From that day, Lord Vasudeva served as a cowherd, whereas previously He had tended the calves.” -Srimad Bhagavatam […]

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