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Srila Prabhupada quarters at Lotus building Video!

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In this video,HH Jayapataka Swami recalls on Srila Prabhupada’s pastimes at his room at Lotus building. This is where Srila Prabhupada translated books, waking up late at night.   Srila Prabhupada Nectar – Sri Mayapur Meditation Srila Prabhupada Nectar – Sri Mayapur Meditation by His Holiness Jayapataka Swami Maharaja. Posted by Jayapataka Swami on Saturday, […]

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Balaram Purnima Celebrations!

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On the auspicious appearance day of Lord Balarama, we had celebrations both at Mayapur and Rajapur with Abhishek, arti , pushpanjali. In the morning, HH Jayapataka Swami gave Balaram Purnima lecture on pastimes of Balaram. Being the last day of Jhulan Yatra, Sri Radha-Madhava Swing festival took place both in morning in the temple and […]

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Srila Gopala Bhatta Goswami-Disapperance

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Today is Srila Gopala Bhatta Goswami Disappearance day! On this day, let us read his glories & meditate on his pastimes and get the blessings! In the holy land of Vṛndāvana, where the Divine Couple Śrī Śrī Rādhā-Govinda are performing their eternal pastimes, resided a great devotee named Śrīla Gopāla Bhaṭṭa Gosvāmī, one of the […]

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Why follow Caturmasya?

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“The real purpose behind the vow taken during these four months is to minimize the quantity of sense gratification. This is not very difficult.” –  Caitanya-caritamrita, Madhya Lila 4.169, Purport In the purport to Sri Caitanya-caritamrita, Madhya-lila 4.169, Srila Prabhupada writes that “the Caturmasya period begins in the month of Ashadha (June-July) from the day […]

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Jagannath’s flower dress Darshan!

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Tomorrow, Lord Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra devi will have their Bahuda Ratha Yatra ( or Return ratha ). Today being the last day of Lord Jagannath’s Darshan night at Gundicha Mandir, Mayapur community devotees lovingly offered flower dress to Lord Jagannath. Staying awake all through the night, they lovingly gathered to sew flowers and make […]

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Ratha Yatra Mela!

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It is Lord Jagannath’s festival in Mayapur. In the beautiful Gundicha Mandir offered to Lord lovingly, He is enjoying His Vrindavan Pastimes ! This year a grand Ratha Yatra Mela is put up to attract everyone to festival. Everyday evening, Jagannath Astakam kirtan is sung along with lamp offering . We request everyone to take […]

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Auspicious Passing away of HG Sacimata devi dasi

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  July 4th, 2019, on the auspicious Ratha Yatra Day of Lord Jagannath, HG Sacimata devi dasi, disciple of Srila Prabhupada passed away at Swarupganj , in the island of Godrumadvipa. Ratha Yatra day was also her birthday. She joined ISKCON in Kolkata at the age of 16 and gave her heart to Srila Prabhupada […]

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Rajapur Ratha Yatra!

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“What are the characteristics of Śrī Jagannātha, Śrī Baladev, and Śrī Subhadra? Jagannāthaa, the emblem of God, has no other form than eyes and hands, which show that God sees, knows, and creates. Balarām is the source of jīva-śakti, Subhadra is māyā-śakti, and Sudarśana is the energy of will”. (Pg. 128, Śrī Bhaktivinoda Vāṇī Vaibhava) […]

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Lord Jagannath’s Nava Yauvana Darshan!

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After 15 days of transcendental sickness, today Lord Jagannath blessed us with His Divine Nava yauvana Darshan! Earlier in the morning, devotees enthusiastically engaged in cleaning Gundicha temple- the entire premises of Jagannath Mandir, after which they are blessed with Sri Jagannath’s Nava yauvana darshan and Mahaprasad!

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Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura – The Saviour of the Disciplic Succession

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“So there is a disciplic succession, and the ācāryas, they’re authorities. Our process of knowledge is very simple: we take it from the authority. We don’t speculate. Speculation will not help us to come to the real knowledge.” (Srila Prabhupada’s lecture given on Sept. 3, 1971 in London) It is the 19th century, the British have […]

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