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Sri Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama Day 2

  Jay Nitai! Today on our 2nd day of Parikrama we further explored the land of Godrumadvipa visiting the Holy places such as Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur’s house and Naimisharanya. First of all we came to Gaura daha which is nondifferent from Kaliya Daha in Vrindavan.

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Sri Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama 2017 Day 1

Gauuuraaanga!!! After a long year we are again able to walk through the holy landscape of Navadvipa Dhama while singing, dancing and feasting in the company of a variety of exalted vaishnavas. Gaura Bhakta vrinda ki jay! There are about 1.400 devotees in the International

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Gaura Bhakta’s Dance!

ananda rasa purasthas caitanya pada parsadah nananubhavam isasya prakasane natotsave   ‘Filled with the mellows of ecstatic revelry, the associates of Sri Caitanya’s lotus feet exhibit various rapturous, spiritual transformations (anubhava) during His dance festival.’   Sri Caitanya Cadramrtam page 117, Sri Prabodhananda Sarasvati

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Shikshastaka Prayers

In the last chapter of Sri Caitanya Caritamrta, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu recited the eight more important verses for His followers. Not only He recites, but He also explains each one of them. The words and verses that comes from Lord’s mouth are sweet as immortal

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Sri Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama (day 7)

Dear devotees, this morning with a heavy heart we left the temple of Madana Gopal in Belpukur. The beautiful Madan Gopal was worshipped by Sachimata’s father. The worship has been going on for about 1.700 years. From there we entered Simantadvipa which corresponds to the

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Sri Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama day 6

Early in the morning we left the beautiful Pratapnagar towards the Ganges shore (only 2 km walk).  We boarded the boats and ship to Sankarpur. You can’t imagine how it is to get all these boats on the right time and cross the Ganga with

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Sri Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama (day 5)

Dear devotees today Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama moved from the wonderful island of Jahnudvipa to Modadrumadvipa which corresponds to the process of dasyam, servitorship. Before introducing today’s events we’d like to share how last evening H.G. Rajendranandana Prabhu enlightened everybody. The topic of the lecture was:

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Sri Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama day 4

Maha Vishnu Swami joined the Parikrama Party on the 4th day. He is the ‘kirtan man’ .The devotees love him. He doesn’t stop kirtan for anything. Despite of the walking, so much energy is coming from the kirtan. The mrdangas vibrating very far in the

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Sri Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama 2016 (day 3)

Before sunrise the International Party moved slowly  from Svarupa Ganj (Godrumadvipa) to  Hamsa Vahana (Madhyadvipa) .  Lord Shiva appeared in this place just to hear Gauranga Lila. So this is a very auspicious island. From there we went to the manifestation of Kuruksetra in Navadvipa

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Parikrama 2016 (Day 2)

Sri Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama  2016 (Day 2) In a very nice and beautiful morning the devotees left the campsite at Hari Hara Ksetra and headed to Gauradaha. Gauradaha is a very special place and the pastime which took place there is described by Jagadananda Pandita