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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 mghb108@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 17.02.2020  –  Devotees Arrival 18.02.2020 to 21.02.2020  –  Sravana Utsav Mela 22.02.2020  –  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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Srila Prabhupada – The Commander of the Sankirtana Movement

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mukam karoti vacalam pangum langhayate girim yat-krpa tam aham vande sri-gurum dina-taranam “By the mercy of the guru, even a dumb man can become the greatest orator, and even a lame man can cross mountains.” – Sri Caitanya Caritamrta, Madhya Lila, chapter 17 text 80 At Srila Prabhupada’s birth, it was predicted that when he […]

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Govardhana – The King who could devour Mountains

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hantāyam adrir abalā hari-dāsa-varyo yad rāma-kṛṣṇa-caraṇa-sparaśa-pramodaḥ mānaṁ tanoti saha-go-gaṇayos tayor yat Pānīya-sūyavasa-kandara-kanda-mūlaiḥ “Of all the devotees, this Govardhana Hill is the best! O My friends, this hill supplies Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma, as well as Their calves, cows and cowherd friends, with all kinds of necessities-water for drinking, very soft grass, caves, fruits, flowers and vegetables. […]

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Happy Diwali

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Diwali greetings from Sri Mayapur dhama! Diwali is a day loaded with pastimes of the Supreme Lord to remember, celebrate and worship to make the day more fruitful. Diwali marks the return of Lord Ramachandra with mother Sita to Ayodhya. Citizens of Ayodhya decorate the city with lamps everywhere to welcome their Lord. To celebrate […]

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Bahulastami- Appearance of Radha kund

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Below is the excerpt from class on Radha Kund appearance by HH Jayapataka Swami, given  on 21-10-2019, Sridham Mayapur. Today is the appearance of Radha Kunda “So I will first speak a few words about the appearance of Radha Kunda. One demon was sent by king Kamsa to kill Krsna and Balarama and he took […]

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Srila Narottam Das Thakur – A Miracle born of Compassion

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Srila Narottama Das Thakur, who is fortunate to receive the property of Krishna Prema, directly from Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu , is a great Acharya in the line of Gaudiya Vaisnava discplic succession. His songs are bhakti treatise and therefore Srila Prabhupada has introduced “Sri Krsna Caitanya Prabhu doya koro more” and Guru Vandana to be […]

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Kartik Month begins today!

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Today is Sharad Purnima- Beginning of Kartik month Deep dhan festival. Kartika month is observed this year from 13 oct to 12 Nov-the most important month in our calendar, as it is very dear to Sri Sri Radha-Madhava. Just as there is no yuga equal to Satya-yuga, no scripture equal to the Vedas, and no […]

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