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The King of Seasons

jaya jaya sundara nanda-kumāra
saurabha-sańkaṭa-vṛndāvana-vihita-vasanta-vihāra

“O handsome son of Nanda, O Lord who enjoys springtime pastimes in the fragrant forest of Vrndavana, all glories to You! All glories to You!”
– Srila Rupa Goswami
Vasanta Pancami usually takes place during the month of January or February, and marks the first official day of spring. The spring season signifies new life and joy, and Mother Nature shares that jubilation in the form of blossoming flowers and flourish

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8555328895?profile=RESIZE_584x2021 marks the 125th Appearance Anniversary Year of ISKCON Founder/Acharya His Divine A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Ambarisa Das and the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium (TOVP) management in Mayapur, India, have decided to officially begin celebrating this occasion on Nityananda Trayodasi, February 25th (24th in the U.S.), and simultaneously launch major promotion for the PRABHUPADA IS COMING! Campaign announcing the installation of the new Prabhupada murti in the TOVP in October this year

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It is all by the blessings and mercy of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu as we happily welcome you all to Sri Mayapur Gaura  Purnima 2021. Do not hesitate to join us whether present in Mayapur or not! For guest house bookings, please write to gprb108@gmail.com. For Parikrama inquiries and participation, please visitnavadwipaparikrama.com For Gaura Purnima Sponsorhips, Donations etc… Click Me!

Gaura Purnima Festival Schedule 2021

07th March Devotees Arrival
08th to 11th March Sravana Utsav
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Lord Nrsimhadeva Reciprocates Instantly!

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The fact that people just love to hear stories is one reason why some of the Vedic codes were gradually transmitted in story form, like the epic histories Mahabharata and Ramayana and the Puranas. When such stories concern the pastimes of the Lord and His devotees, they are called lilas. Being labeled Lord Nrsimhadeva’s pujari in Mayapur, I have been asked to recount some stories in connection with Him, but unlike the sastras (scriptures), these “lilas” (pastimes) have no

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8493078880?profile=RESIZE_584xI worship that transcendental seat, known as Śvetadvīpa whereas loving consorts the Lakṣmīs in their unalloyed spiritual essence practice the amorous service of the Supreme Lord Kṛṣṇa as their only lover; where every tree is a transcendental purpose tree; where the soil is the purpose gem, all water is nectar, every word is a song, every gait is a dance, the flute is the favorite attendant, effulgence is full of transcendental bliss and the supreme spiritual entities are all enjoyable and tasty,

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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 new cloth, and from that day forth, the Lord should be offered winter clothing. This cloth that was offered to the Lord was directly purchased f

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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 most sacred and holy evening on the full moon night of the month of Kartik,in the forest of Vrindavan the moon starts rising on th

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Kartik Navadwip Mandal Parikrama 2020 organized by the Mayapur Chandra’s, is a virtual medium by which devotees are taken on parikrama to the nine-islands and various holy places in and around Mayapur, India. They participate in hearing and chanting about the glories of Sri Sri Gaura Nitai and Their associates. Going on Navadwip Mandal Parikrama is already considered to be very auspicious, but by doing so in the month of Kartik, one's devotional service is increased by many folds.

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Damodar Month Darshan Day 2 - Mayapur

8100359461?profile=RESIZE_584x“To the supreme controller, who possesses an eternal form of blissful knowledge, whose glistening earrings swing to and fro, who manifested Himself in Gokula, who stole the butter that the gopis kept hanging from the rafters of their storerooms and who then quickly jumped up and ran in retreat in fear of Mother Yasoda but was ultimately caught – to that Supreme Lord, Sri Damodara, I offer my humble obeisances. “- Damodarastakam

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Day 2, Damodar month, Darshan Gallery

Source: https://www.mayapur.co

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Kartik in Mayapur

8100317895?profile=RESIZE_584xISKCON Mayapur is pleased to launch ‘ KARTIK IN MAYAPUR.’
Lord DAMODARA is calling you to virtually join us in observing Kartik here in Sri Mayapur Dham for His pleasure.
Please join us NOW!! and enrich your devotional credits by a million times.
Happy Deepdaan, Happy Damodara Maas to YOU all!!
Please visit the website below to register and participate in this month long ecstatic festival.
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8089429101?profile=RESIZE_584xThe following official statement has been released by Temple of the Vedic Planetarium Chairman Ambarisa Das and Director of Development Braja Vilasa Das:

Dear ISKCON Leaders and Devotees Worldwide:

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

As you all know, we have planned for some time now to shift the Mayapur Deities into the new TOVP temple room by 2022. In the meantime, of course, the COVID -19 Pandemic came on the scene and all construction came to a halt from mid-M

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A three-storey, fifty-bed secondary care hospital is set to be built on Bhaktisiddhanta Road opposite the ISKCON Mayapur campus in West Bengal, expanding the already existing Sri Mayapur Community Hospital. 

The hospital will be staffed by qualified devotee doctors and nurses, and will serve ISKCON devotees, Vaishnavas from the nearby Gaudiya Maths, local villagers and pilgrims. The convenient service will save patients a journey to a hospital in Kolkata and will provide them

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By Svaha Dasi and Rangavati Dasi

Lord Narasimhadeva appeared in the month of Purushottama to protect His dear devotee Sri Prahlad Maharaja and annihilate Hiranyakashipu because Hiranyakashipu had received the boon to not be killed in the twelve months of the year from Lord Brahma in his vain attempts to achieve immortality. In honor of this historic event, which occurred in the glorious month of Sri Purushottama, we wish to present our design for the pleasure of His Lordship and the devotees!

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7944424256?profile=RESIZE_584xAn Opportunity to Worship Supremely Merciful Lord Gauranga in Supremely Merciful Abode Navadvipa Dhama, in the Supremely Powerful Purusottama Month by performing the Supreme Spiritual activity- Navadvipa Dhama Parikrama!

Registration is free! Register Now and perform Navadvipa Parikrama from anywhere in the world through Zoom.

By registering for Navadvip dham Parikrama, you will join Sri Caitanya’s transcendental Parikrama Party with HH Jayapataka Swami as the Commander .

You will

  • receive a Zoo
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Celebrate Sri Radhastami in Mayapur

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Don’t miss this most unique opportunity. Register now and celebrate Radhashtami with Mayapur devotees. Log on to www.mayapurvrfestivals.com and register fast to receive your personal VR headset well in advance.
Radhastami, the divine appearance of Srimati Radharani, the hladini sakti, pleasure potency and eternal consort of Sri Krishna, is almost more sacred to Gaudiya Vaisnavas than Janmastami. Without the mercy and blessings of Radha Rani we cannot even begin to approach the entran
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Samadhi Ceremony in Mayapur

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Dear Devotees,

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

As we try to come to terms with the departure of His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami, we join you in eagerly awaiting Maharaja’s return to Sri Mayapur Dham where his samadhi will be erected.

Due to the ravaging spread of COVID-19 in India, the government will not allow any public ceremonies to take place at this time.

Therefore, we request devotees to refrain from making plans to travel to Mayapur. Only a few devot

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Each year more than 70 lakh people from different parts of the world visit Mayapur, the birthplace of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and headquarter of ISKCON. Over the years Mayapur has evolved as a significant tourist destination of not only West Bengal but the entire world. However this year the global pandemic cast a spell of gloom on the devotees, pilgrims and visitors all over the world who come in search of spiritual enlightenment and submerge in the blissful ocean of Harinam Sankirtan.

After

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Mayapur Management would like to express heart felt thanks and gratitude to HH Bhakti Charu Swami, who has inspired his followers, disciples, well wishers and devotee community worldwide through Youtube video appeal requesting donations for Mayapur, during this difficult situation. Following Maharaja’s appeal, we are receiving donations and many devotees have recorded their emotional sentiments and affection to HH Bhakti Charu Swami in their offering note. This shows how Maharaj holds Sri Mayapu

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Panihati: The Festival of Punishment

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Panihati is the name of a village located in the state of West Bengal, on the banks of River Ganges (10 miles north of Kolkata). It was one of the leading trade centres in earlier days when the river route was the main means of communication. A special rice variety called Peneti was imported at this place from Jessore in Bangladesh. Probably the name Panihati might have been derived from this trade connection. Once upon a time, this place was the centre of worship of the Buddhist Tantrics and

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