The Global Devotee Care Directorate is happy to share the inauguration of a weekly Devotee Care webinar series called ‘Vaishnava Seva’ – an effort to emphasize a culture of devotee care in ISKCON temples and communities.
We will be moderating conversations with senior ISKCON leaders, administrators, and caregivers etc.
We will interview HH Jayapataka Swami who is an ISKCON GBC and Co-Minister of the Congregational Development Ministry on the “Importance of Devotee Care for Preachers involved in
WHAT MOOD SHOULD WE OBSERVE THIS FESTIVAL?
I think our mood should be one of service. We should want to satisfy Lord Nityananda. We want to help great devotes like Das Raghunatha. Try to engage in the service of the supreme Lord and his devotees we are trying to be the dasanu anu das.
HOW TO OBESERVE THIS FESTIVAL AT HOME DURING THE LOCKDOWN?
Mix flat rice and yogurt and offer that to deities of Nitai Gaura or to the photos and take the prasadam. It’s not a fast day, this is a feast day. Lord Ni
HH JAYAPATAKA SWAMI, ADDRESSING IN THE ISKCON GBC STRATEGIC PLANNING TEAM FACILITATING, ON ZOOM, FROM HOME BASE, SRI MAYAPUR DHAM, INDIA
HG Parijata mataji, the moderator in Mumbai, introduced Maharaj first to the Zoom audience.
In these times especially when we are dealing with this crisis and lock down, devotees hardly get to meet anybody, they don’t go outside, they have no visitors and we are isolated from the outside world. What can be more joyful than to have yo
On 4th April, disciples and well wishers of HH Jayapataka Swami will celebrate 71st Vyasapuja of HH Jayapataka Swami. This year , the Vyasapuja will be an Online Vyasapuja due to the current pandemic situation and lock down in India.Please follow the schedule and take part in the vyasapuja online!
Adhivas : 3rd April
4 pm- 5pm: H.G Ekanath Gaura prabhu will speak about the glories of Jayapataka Maharaj
5pm- 6pm : H.G Mahavaraha Prabhu will speak about the glories of Gurumaharaj .
HH Jayapataka Swami returned to Mayapur after 3 months on 1 Feb 2020. Maharaja arrived at night 10:30 pm and eagerly welcomed by devotees. He was offered Maha dry fruits garland of Sri Advaita Acharya. He will be in Mayapur for the Gaura Purnima festival. Maharaja personally oversees the arrangements and comforts of his god brothers, leaders, GBCs, devotees worldwide visiting Mayapur during their stay in Mayapur. Everyday evening, he will continue his online classes in Facebook: Jayapataka Swam
Here is a recent video of him trying to encourage the distribution of Srila Prabhupada’s books with a Tulabhara.
Tula means scale and bhara means weight. Traditionally, someone sits on one side of the scale and on the other side rice with shell, coconut, banana, different fruits will be stacked, until it is equal to the weight of the person. Then this bhoga is offered to the Lord. Here it seems that the weight of His Holiness in books will be distributed to lucky souls!!!
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