Sri Nabadwip Dham: The Festival Is Coming
26-27 February 2015
The flood of arrivals has subsided and now the central Sri Chaitanya
Saraswat Math at Sri Nabadwip Math is swarming with devotees and guests from
all over the world and India. The programmes and aratis are all
well-attended, joyful and smooth, and everyone is eagerly awaiting the first
day of the parikrama.
The holy domes of Srila B.R. Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj's Union In
Separation samadhi mandir and
the main Sri Sri Gupta Govardhan temple of
Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandharva Govinda Sundar Jiu
The lights have been fitted on all main buildings of the Math.
The first programme in the large pandal at Sri Govinda Kunda.
His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj's murti.
His Divine Grace Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj starting the morning parikrama around the temples.
Sriman Mahaprabhu sporting in the temple of Sri Giriraj.
After the parikrama, His Divine Grace mercifully took the Western devotees to
the museum where he spoke
in English, offering relief to those who do not
A testimony to the international nature of the festival: in the picture are
devotees from India, Colombia,
the UK, Hongkong, Mexico, and the USA.
The Spanish-speaking devotees grouped together to hear the translation.