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7956228477?profile=RESIZE_584xOn July 4th, 2020, the world has lost one of its most inspiring spiritual leaders, Bhakti Charu Swami, to COVID-19. The shock and the loss made thousands of his followers numb, while others expressed their pain by posting their appreciations of their beloved master, or friend, on many different forums around the globe:

"The vacuum felt by Bhakti Charu Maharaja’s departure is immense. And that is how it should be. These feelings of separation are the proper testimony to Bhakti Charu Maharaja’s li

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By Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp)

When the spiritual master leaves the body and moves on, it is naturally the worst day of the disciple’s life. Many times we have become accustomed to thinking of our guru in a particular way, serving him in certain ways, listening to his classes, waiting and longing for him to visit our town or local temple, engaging in special exchanges with him or her, and then suddenly all such prospects are gone. The depth of our despair can be unfathomable. So wha

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Dear Devotees,

Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.

HH Bhakti Charu Swami’s sudden departure has left an empty space in my heart.

Up to the last moment, I was praying and hoping that Maharaja would be able to overcome this disease.

I was always cherishing his association because it filled me with warmth, with a feeling of a close family member that was always there for me when something would go wrong. A hug from Maharaja was a booster in my Bhakti.

Maharaja’s ou

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So we just try to broadcast and today is July 6th and this is two days after the departure of Bhakti Charu Swami, so I decided that I would like to share with all of you what I believe is in his heart and what he would want us to understand from his life and take forward. And I’ll also share some of my experiences with him but I think sharing what’s in his heart is extremely important for all of us and especially important for the future of ISKCON. I’ll begin just sharing a few of

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6925170473?profile=RESIZE_400xMinistry of West Bengal Facilitated the Final Journey of Our Spiritual Hero HH Bhakti Charu Swami Very Smoothly
 
The Honorable Chief Minister of West Bengal Sushri Mamta Bannerjee personally arranged different NOCs of the Government of West Bengal which were necessary for bringing His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaj’s Vapu from the USA to Mayapur.
 
She also arranged a pilot car, and all the police stations from Airport to Mayapur were alerted before Maharaj’s plane landed. When Maharaj’s v
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(an open letter to his disciples and followers)

by Hari-dhama dasa

Hari-dhama dasa, a disciple of His Holiness Mukunda Goswami, is a qualified and experienced bereavement and grief counsellor who has worked in the UK hospice movement for more than 15 years. He is currently the on-call Hindu-Vaisnava chaplain for two major London hospitals. In this open letter he throws light on how to recognise and respond to grief and bereavement in light of the recent departure of His Holiness Srila Bhakti Ch

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6785759693?profile=RESIZE_710xHis Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami describes elaborately on these divine devotional practices. There etiquettes are based on teachings of His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada, the founder of the International Society For Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).

http://www.vaishnavaetiquette.com/
Here you will learn all about the etiquettes that Krishna's devotees follow in their devotional practice.
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6783570284?profile=RESIZE_400xPRANAAM, Hare Krishna

It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we heard of the loss of the Spiritual Global leader and Senior Member of ISKCON & GBC, HH Sri Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaj.

We offer our deepest heartfelt condolences to the devotees of H.H Sri Swamiji Maharaj and the ISKCON family worldwide.

Vedic Sanatana Dharma lost a great spiritual Guru, H.H Sri Bhakti Charu Swamiji Maharaj built a global faith and community founded on Vedic Sanatan value, His Holiness was highly respected for his

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The disappearance of the stalwart disciple and loving servant of Srila Prabhupada, His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami, on Saturday 4th July 2020 not only leaves a massive vacuum in the lives of the entire ISKCON community, but also represents a huge loss to the whole world. We’d like to join the chorus of tributes in gratitude to Maharaja with these few humble words.

In the service of His Grace Tribhuvanatha prabhu we are a small group of devotees in the UK traveling and holding Harinams and publi

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By HH Kesava Bharati Dasa Goswami

Since writing my tribute to His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaja, I’ve read so many beautiful memorials that eloquently glorify his exalted, excruciatingly sweet personality, his softhearted dealings, his vast knowledge of scripture, his tremendous accomplishments, the pure devotion he had for and intimate personal service he rendered to Srila Prabhupada considering the short time he spent with him, and so on. Then I remembered the foreword he wrote to S

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Dear Devotees,

Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.

In about one hour’s time, His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami’s vapu will embark upon the final journey to Sri Dham Mayapur where devotees are already lovingly preparing the dust of the dham to receive Maharaja once again in the place where he began his journey as Srila Prabhupada’s intimate assistant.

Maharaja’s vapu will be carried aboard a flight from Orlando to New York via Charlotte. Overnight, the casket will

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Dear Disciples of Bhakti Charu Maharaja,

Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupad.

When I heard the news of Maharaja having tested positive for COVID-19, I was left speechless. Daily at that time of the morning I am on a zoom Japa conference. I made the announcement to the participants in much disbelief. I checked again with my disciples if this message was in fact authentic and a part of me feverishly hoped that there was some error or this was just fake news. I could

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Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.

While I am still trying to come in terms with the devastating news about the sudden departure of Bhakti Charu Maharaja, there is also a strong urge to glorify this exalted Vaisnava with the hope that it will give some solace to my heart.

Out of his numberless outstanding contributions to our movement like “Abhay Charan” serial, construction of the beautiful temple in Ujjain, establishing and teaching in the GBC College, etc. e

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July 7th, 2020

Dear disciples, followers, and friends of Bhakti Charu Maharaja:

Hare Krishna.

I offer my respectful obeisances unto His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami, who is very dear to Lord Krishna, having taken shelter at His lotus feet.

I offer my obeisances to the lotus feet of His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami, who is very soft-hearted and expert at compiling devotional literature.

He eloquently speaks the pastimes of Lord Krishna, his heart is full of the mellows of devotional service, and h

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6728897475?profile=RESIZE_400xDear Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaja,

Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. And all glories to your wonderful service to him.

One of your most prominent qualities while you were physically with us was your deep love for Srila Prabhupada. Very soon after you met him, he included you in his personal staff and made you his secretary for Bengali and Hindi correspondence. Soon thereafter, he gave you first and second initiation and then sannyasa. And you personally, lovingl

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ISKCON Mayapur requests disciples, devotees and well wishers of HH Bhakti Charu Maharaja to refrain from making travel plans to visit Mayapur for the Samadhi ceremony. Kindly watch this announcement video from ISKCON Mayapur regarding HH Bhakti Charu Maharaja Samadhi ceremony.

Source: https://www.mayapur.com/2020/important-announcement-from-iskcon-mayapur/

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The recent passing away of His Holiness Bhakti Charu Maharaj has put devotees worldwide in a state of shock. He is yet another disciple of Srila Prabhupada who is no longer present with us now. I was remembering all the disciples of Srila Prabhupada who have in the last few years left this material world to join Srila Prabhupada in the spiritual world. With every departure of these treasured Vaishnavas and Vaishnavis, my heart is left a little more pained. Having grown up in ISKCON seeing all t
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By Nrsimhananda das

If the purpose of bhakti is to love Krishna and all of his parts and parcels, no one exemplifies it more than Bhakti Charu Swami.

He lived by an unstated maxim that was demonstrated in all of his relationships: it was to love whoever was around to be loved. He didn’t just shower affection on his immediate peers; he was an equal-opportunity care-giver. Being in his presence, you got the idea that you were as important as any of his most intimate friends.

That “talent” was not

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