PHOTOGRAPHS 2015

 

JANUARY

 

5 January 2015
Two Photographs
Taken on 5 January 2015 in Sri Nabadwip Dham at the veranda of His Divine Grace during the evening class.

 

 

9-10 January 2015
Ganga Sagar Temple Inauguration: Preparation
As the time approaches the auspicious day, the devotees are busy preparing for the festival both at the Ganga Sagar Math and at the place of the Mela (a half-an-hour drive from the temple). Presented here are several pictures capturing the activities at the temple.

 

12-15 January 2015
Ganga Sagar: Temple Inauguration and Preaching
Three pages and over 150 photos taken during the grand preaching programme at Ganga Sagar this year:
Part One (preparation to the temple inauguration; 27 Mb)
Part Two (inauguration, sankirtan, prasad seva, initiations; 29 Mb)
Part Three (Ganga Sagar Mela, worship of Ganga Devi; 14.5 Mb)
Also available for download as a single PDF (25 Mb).

21 January 2015
The Garden of Sri Sri Guru Gauranga
A few glimpses of the flower garden at its blossom at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Sri Nabadwip Dham.

 

 

22 January 2015
A Glimpse of the Evening Darshan
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj giving Hari-katha to the assembled devotees.

 

 

31 January 2015
Sri Ekachakra Dham: Varaha Dvadasi (Morning)
Pictures of a chilly late winter morning at Sri Ekachakra temple of Sri Sri Guru Gaura Nityananda on the adhivas day of Sri Nityananda Prabhu's appearance day and Varaha Dvadasi, the appearance of Lord Varahadev.

 

Sri Ekachakra Dham: Varaha Dvadasi (Noon arati and prasad seva)
As the day unfolds, a few hundred devotees arrive at the Math, and are just in time for the noon arati and prasad seva.

 

 

Sri Ekachakra Dham: Varaha Dvadasi (Evening arati and class)
The busy day ends with a crowded arati, temple parikrama, and the lengthy class by His Divine Grace Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj and the assembled Vaishnavs.

 

 

FEBRUARY

 

1 February 2015 Appearance Day of Sri Nityananda Prabhu
Sri Ekachakra Dham: Appearance Day of Sri Nityananda
To the joy of all the devotees worldwide, the day has come when the most merciful Lord has made His advent in the sweet and peaceful surroundings of Sri Ekachakra Dham. Fortunate are those who celebrate this day with joy, fortunate are those who come to witness this joy of the Vaishnavs.

 

6-9 February 2015
Village Preaching: Ananya-Bhakti Gram (Photographs)
A few days ago His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj completed a four-day village preaching tour, carrying the banner of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, spreading the glories of Sri Sri Guru Gauranga and the Holy Name, going house to house, heart to heart, to nourish and inspire the devotees.

 

3 February 2015
An Afternoon At Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math
Several pictures taken around the Math at Sri Nabadwip Dham during one of the peaceful early spring days.

 

 

18 February 2015:
Sri Sivaratri
Lord Siva and Nandi on the auspicious day of Sri Sivaratri. Sri Nabadwip Dham.

 

 

14-17 February 2015:
Preaching Programmes (Photographs, ~8 Mb)
A few days after the village preaching, His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj sets on another four-day preaching trip to nourish the devotees, invite everyone to join the oncoming Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama, and collect some bhog for the festival.

 

26-27 February 2015
Sri Nabadwip Dham: The Festival Is Coming (Photographs)
The flood of arrivals has subsided and now the central Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math at Sri Nabadwip Dham 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.

 

 

MARCH

 

1-4 March 2015, Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama
Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama: Day One (Photographs, 12 Mb)
The first day of the annual Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama is the longest as it covers three of the nine islands of Sri Nabadwip (Antardwip, Simantadwip, and Rudradwip) and the most auspicious as it always falls on Amalaki Ekadashi and takes the pilgrims to the very heart of Sri Gauda Mandal—the appearance place of Sriman Mahaprabhu.

Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama: Day Two (Photographs, 6 Mb)
The longest day of the Parikrama is followed by the shortest one—Sri Koladwip (the same district where our Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math stands). Parikrama proceeds slowly and peacefully through the streets, chanting the Holy Names of the Lord and His associates, and visiting four places on the way.

Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama: Day Three (Photographs, 13 Mb)
The third day of the Parikrama takes the devotees to the places of Godrumdwip: Sri Surabhi Kunja Math, bhajan kutir of Srila Bhakti Vinod Thakur, Harihara Ksetra, Suvarna Bihar Gaudiya Math, and Nrisingha Palli.

 

Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama: Day Four (Photographs, 10 Mb)
The Parikrama party covers the remaining three islands and visits Sri Samudragad, Gaura Gadadhar temple of Dvija Vaninath (Champa Hatta), Radha Kunda (Ritudwip), Vidya Nagar, the house of Srila Sarvabhauma Bhattacharya, Jahnudwip, Sri Saranga Murari temple, and the birthplace of Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur (Mamgachhi)

 

5 March 2015, Sri Gaura Purnima
Sri Gaura Purnima (Photographs, 13 Mb)
Celebration of Sri Gaura Purnima, 530th Appearance Day of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. Morning, noon, and evening programmes led by His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and the assembled holy Vaishnavs. His Divine Grace remarked, "I am often asked where I get so much energy from. I am not a yogi, I do not have some siddhi—I have energy because I do not use it for any other purpose except service."

 

8 March 2015, Pancham Dol
Sri Hapaniya Dham (Photographs, 3 Mb)
Headed by His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and the august Vaishnavs, devotees visit Sri Hapaniya Dham on the holy installation day of Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Radha Gopinath Jiu.

 

 

 

APRIL

 

1 April 2015, Disappearance Festival
Srila Gurudev's Festival at Sri Nabadwip Dham
Photographs taken today at the morning and noon programmes, on the disappearance day of His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj, presided over His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj. (Photographs, 9.3 Mb)

 

April 2015
News from Ladies' Ashram in Kalna
With most of the recent construction and reconstruction works being finished, the ashram is now ever so radiant in its simple beauty and quiet environment.

 

April 2015
News from Sri Ekachakra Dham
A new construction underway that largely expands the temple compound for the service to Their Lordships Sri Sri Guru Gaura Nityananda Jiu.

 

21-23 April 2015, Sri Chandan-yatra
Sri Chandan-Yatra
The first days of Sri Chandan-yatra programmes at Sri Nabadwip Dham held under the guidance of His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj.

 

25 April 2015
News From the Veranda (Second initiation & two new books)
Several pictures taken today at the veranda of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj.

 

 

26 April 2015
The New Land in Sri Nrisimha Palli (26 April 2015)
Photographs of the new land purchased by His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj for Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math.

 

 

28 April 2015
New Preaching Paraphernalia
A new Tata Winger van has been added to the preaching paraphernalia of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math for the service to the lotus feet of Sri Gurudev, the devotees, and the Mission.

 

 

MAY

 

3 May 2015

Sri Nrisimha Chaturdasi, morning
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj is giving initiation to seven fortunate souls on the holy appearance day of Lord Nrisimhadev.

 

Sri Nrisimha Chaturdasi, noon
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and several devotees are visiting Sri Nrisimha Palli with special fruit and sweet rice offering to the Lord.

 

10 May 2015
New Preaching Center in Naihati
On the order of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj, devotees inaugurate a new temple of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in Naihati, a town north of Kolkata.

 

15 May 2015
Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur
His holy birthplace (Mamgachhi), his holy Deities (Sri Sri Gaura Nitai), his holy pastimes place (haritaki tree), and his holy samadhi (Denur)...

 

 

16 May 2015
Preaching Programme (Photographs, 1.1 Mb)
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj is carrying the holy banner of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math to the hearts of the villagers of Bengal.

 

20 May 2015
Tarakeswar: New Temple Contstruction (Photographs, 1 Mb)
Some months ago, His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj has obtained a new land for Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in this town and at present the construction of the new temple is already underway.

 

23 May 2015
  Two new temples
Devotees take a trip to Burdwan and Bankur districts to see to the two new temples of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math.
 

 

24 May 2015
A Glimpse from Sri Ekachakra Dham
Three photographs of Their Lordships Sri Sri Guru Gaura Nitayananda taken in Sri Ekachakra Dham.

 

 

31 May 2015
Festival in Sri Panihati (10 photographs, 1 Mb)
Several photographs taken earlier this morning at the annual chida-dahi festival in Panihati, where Srila Raghunath Das Goswami Prabhu received mercy of Nityananda Prabhu.

 

 

JUNE

 

2 June 2015
Online with Caracas, Venezuela
A few photos of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj speaking online with the devotees from Caracas, Venezuela, on the Deity installation anniversary, 2 June 2016.

 

5 June 2015
Initiations
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj is giving initiation to the fortunate souls who have come seeking shelter at the lotus feet of Sri Gurudev.

 

7 June 2015
Siliguri: Deity Installation Anniversary (67 photographs, 3.7 Mb)
Joyful and glorious celebration of the anniversary of Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandharva Govinda Sundar Jiu's installation in the Siliguri branch of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math (taken on 7 June 2015).

 

13 June 2015
Morning Class in Sri Nabadwip Dham
Starting from today, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj gives morning English class at the samadhi mandir of Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj.

 

15 June 2015
Tarakeswar: Construction Progress
Devotees take another trip to Tarakeswar to oversee the construction of the new temple. The ground floor being roughly completed, the workers have moved on to constructing the next floor above.

 

19 June 2015
An Afternoon in Sri Nabadwip Dham
His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj is overseeing the planting preparations at Sri Govinda Kunda and takes a regular walk around the premises. (Several photographs taken yesterday, 19 June)

 

19-21 June 2015
International Festival of Yoga (71 photographs, 6.7 Mb)
From 19 to 21 June the devotees from Venezuela and Colombia took part in the International Festival of Yoga in Caracas, Venezuela. The devotees write: "We are very happy to offer this seva and our dandavat pranams to the lotus feet of our dearmost Srila Acharya Maharaj and to all the devotees of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math family."

23 June 2015
Sri Govinda Kunda Marbling
Fulfilling the long-term heart desire of Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj has started marbling the steps around Sri Govinda Kunda. A truck full of marble has arrived today at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nabadwip.

24 June 2015
Paving Progress
Despite the continuous rain, the workers have paved most of the area in front of the bhajan kutir of Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj.

 

25 June 2015
Sri Govinda Kunda Marbling
The works have commenced on marbling and paving the steps of Sri Govinda Kunda at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Sri Nabadwip Dham, India.

 

June 2015
Recent Preaching (43 photographs, 3 Mb)
Photographs of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj's village preaching taken earlier this month.

 

 

27 June 2015
Paving Progress
The paving and marbling works are continuing steadily in Sri Nabadwip Dham.

 

 

30 June 2015
Sri Govinda Kunda Marbling
The marbling works are progressing visibly at Sri Govinda Kunda at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Sri Nabadwip Dham, India.

 

 

 

JULY

 

2 July 2015
News from Sri Govinda Kunda
While the marbling works continue, His Divine Grace Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj gathers devotees to pull one of the sunk boats out of the water.

 

7 July 2015
Morning Class at the Samadhi-Mandir
As the time draws closer to Sri Ratha Yatra, devotees begin to arrive to the Holy Dham to join the festival and serve at the holy lotus feet of Srila Gurudev.

 

10 July 2015
A Rainy Morning at Sri Nabadwip Dham
"Just as in the rainy season the water-bearing clouds wander about the earth pouring torrents of rain and creating a deep-sounding drumming all around, you too wander about this earth with your associates, marching and proclaiming the glories of Gaura. O my lord! Indeed, you always pour the divine nectar of your mercy without any reservation."

12 July 2015
Sri Ratha Yatra Festival is Coming! (37 photographs, 2.8 Mb)
Photographs of the Deities, Devotees, and the Temples taken at Sri Nabadwip Dham this morning.

 

 

14-18 July 2015, Sri Ratha Yatra Pilgrimage
Parikrama:
Day One
45 photographs
2.6 Mb
Day Two
33 photographs
2.3 Mb
Day Three
16 photographs
1 Mb
Day Four
36 photographs
2.7 Mb

Sri Ratha Yatra Day (40 photographs, 2.6 Mb)
Photographs of Sri Ratha Yatra festival at Sri Puri Dham.

 

 

 

Sri Puri Dham Temple (21 photographs, 1.2 Mb)
A week after all the pilgrims came back from Sri Jagannath Puri, we are sharing a few photographs taken around our Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math temple in Sri Puri Dham.

 

 

31 July 2015
News from Sri Nabadwip Dham
With the recent rains, the level at Sri Govinda Kunda has increased fast, leaving the Kunda and the area around flooded. Three photographs taken yesterday at Sri Nabadwip Dham.

 

 

 

 

AUGUST

 

1 August 2015
News from Sri Nabadwip Dham
The Ganges water is slowly coming to the main temples.

 

 

 

2 August 2015
Maintenance Service
The interior of the Sevak Bhavan in Dum Dum Park, Kolkata, receives a full fresh coat of paint: the corridor walls, the rooms, as well Srila Gurudev's veranda.

 

News from Sri Nabadwip Dham
As the water level is steadily increasing, the water starts creeping on to the main temples' area. A photograph taken yesterday in the afternoon from the steps of the Centenary Museum.

 

 

3-4 August 2015
News From Sri Nabadwip Dham
Two photographs of Sri Govinda Kunda taken today and yesterday.

 

 

 

6 August 2015
News From Sri Nabadwip Dham (23 photographs, 2.2 Mb)
As rainy days alternate with occasional sunny, the level of the Ganges is still slowly rising day by day. Despite the changes in the daily life of the devotees and some austerity, all services are continuing peacefully in the shelter of the lotus feet of His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj.

 

7 August 2015
News From Sri Nabadwip Dham (13 photographs, 0.8 Mb)
After a few drier days, the level of water has slightly decreased.

 

 

 

8 August 2015
News From Sri Nabadwip Dham (10 photographs, 1 Mb)
Several further photographs: the ground and the plants of the main temples emerge slowly from the water.

 

 

13 August 2015
News From Sri Nabadwip Dham (5 photographs, 0.3 Mb)
Over the last few days the water level has been steadily decreasing, allowing Sri Govinda Kunda to slowly emerge from the flood.

 

 

14 August 2015
Sri Viraha Maha-Mahotsav (46 photographs, 2.9 Mb)
Photographs of the festival in honour of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj's disappearance day that was observed at Sri Nabadwip Dham with an assembly of Vaishnavs, dignitaries, and honourable devotees.

 

18 & 20 August 2015
Paving Progress at Sri Nabadwip Dham (0.5 Mb)
After the floods recede, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj ensures the workers resume the paving works. Photographs of the areas next to Srila B.R. Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj's bhajan kutir and the Centenary Museum taken this morning and two days ago.

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

3 September 2015
Glimpses from Sri Nabadwip Dham
Just as the life at the temple came back to normal after the flood, the waters of Sri Ganga Mayi start slowly rising again. A few photographs taken yesterday, on September 3.

 

3-4 September 2015
News from Sri Nabadwip Dham (24 photographs, 1.6 Mb)
Devotees are gathering at the lotus feet of Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj to celebrate the Janmastami festival. Photographs taken yesterday and the day before (September 3 and 4).

 

5 September 2015
Janmastami Eve at Sri Nabadwip Dham (14 photographs, ~1 Mb)
Photographs of the assembly of Vaishnavs who have come to Sri Nabadwip Dham and the holy lotus feet of Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj to celebrate the holy appearance day of Lord Sri Krishna.

 

6 September 2015
  Sri Krishna Janmastami and Nandotsav
Photographs of the grand festival at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, celebrated in the shelter of the holy lotus feet of Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj.
 

Sri Krishna Janmastami in Bokaro (24 photographs, 1.7 Mb)
Devotees celebrating the holy appearance day of Lord Sri Krishna in Bokaro, Jharkhand state of India.

 

 

21 September 2015
Darshan from Sri Hapaniya Dham
"Remembering that the Guru is nondifferent from Radharani, Gurudev always worshipped this day (Sri Radhastami) with a festival in Hapaniya." Two photographs taken yesterday at Sri Hapaniya Dham.

 

 

 

OCTOBER

 

12 October 2015
Sri Vyasa Puja Adhivas (22 photographs, 1.4 Mb)
Full house: devotees come from all over India to honour and participate in Sri Vyasa Puja Maha-mahotsav of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj. Photographs taken yesterday, on the eve of the Vyasa Puja day.

 

13 October 2015
Photographs taken at Sri Nabadwip Dham on the holy Sri Vyasa Puja day of
Ananta-Sri-Vibhusita Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj:



Morning:
Arati, parikrama,
class, initiations

(2.9 Mb)

Noon:
Class, speeches,
Sri Guru Puja

(2.6 Mb)

Noon:
Prasad Seva,
Vaishnav Seva

(2.2 Mb)

Joyous News:
Two new
publications

(0.5 Mb)

 

22 October 2015
A Walk to Sri Govinda Kunda (6 photographs, 0.4 Mb)
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj takes a stroll to Sri Govinda Kunda to supervise water pumping and the garden cultivation, and a few photographs around Sri Govinda Kunda.

 

 

24 October 2015
Sri Nabadwip Dham and Sri Ekachakra Dham (0.8 Mb)
While the marbling works are gradually continuing at Sri Nabadwip Dham, a group of devotees takes a short trip to the lotus feet of Sri Sri Guru Gaura Nityananda Prabhu.

 

 

25 October 2015
Holy Darshan of His Divine Grace
Two photographs taken during the online class of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj.

 

 

25 October 2015
Sri Ekachakra Dham
Two further photographs taken by the devotees during their trip to the birthplace of Sriman Nityananda Prabhu.

 

 

28 October 2015
Initiations: Fortunate Souls
Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj initiates several devotees who came to take shelter at His Divine Grace's holy lotus feet from Midnapore, West Bengal.

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

1 November 2015
Holy Darshan
On the auspicious day of Srila Narottam Das Thakur's disappearance day, we are fortunate to have the darshan of His Divine Grace Srila Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj.

 

 

2 November 2015
Resumed Marbling
A few photographs of the marbling works at Sri Govinda Kunda resumed after the rainy summer season.

 

 

4 November 2015
A Morning at Sri Nabadwip Dham
Photograph of the devotees, Deities, and the temples, taken earlier this morning.

 

 

5 November 2015
Sri Vyasa Puja Mahamahotsav (64 photographs, 3.9 Mb)
His Divine Grace Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj is leading the celebration of the divine appearance day of Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj in the company of the honourable devotees, exalted Vaishnavs, and well-wishers.

 

6 November 2015
Festival at Sri Hapaniya Dham (33 photographs, 2.2 Mb)
The day after Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj's appearance day, devotees take a trip to His Divine Grace's holy birthplace at Sri Hapaniya Dham.

 

9 November 2015
Darshan of Sri Govinda Kunda (13 photographs, 0.6 Mb)
A few photographs taken yesterday at the holy banks of Sri Govinda Kunda at Sri Gupta Govardhan temple in Sri Nabadwip Dham. Among the news are continuing marbling and painting maintenance of Sri Sevak Bhavan.

 

11 November 2015
Darshan of Sri Gurudev and Govinda Kunda (12 photographs, 0.7 Mb)
A few photographs taken on a quiet mid-autumn morning at the holy banks of Sri Govinda Kunda at Sri Gupta Govardhan temple in Sri Nabadwip Dham. His Divine Grace Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj takes a stroll and oversees the planting and marbling. (11 November 2015)

 

12 November 2015
Sri Govardhan Puja (15 photographs, 1.1 Mb)
In the shelter of the lotus feet of His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj, devotees celebrate Sri Govardhan Puja and worship the cows at Sri Gupta Govardhan temple at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat, Sri Nabadwip Dham. (Photographs taken this morning)

 

12-14 November 2015
Waves of Service at Sri Nabadwip Dham (38 photographs, 2.3 Mb)
The holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj are a fountainhead of all sorts of nectarean service waves. How fortunate the devotees are who get to bathe and swim in those holy waters, or participate in those holy pastimes in any way!

 

17 November 2015
News from Sri Nabadwip Dham (35 photographs, 2.5 Mb)
Further news from the steps of Sri Govinda Kunda: marbling, painting, gardening and many more service activities going on under the guidance of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj

 

 

18 November 2015
Stocking Hay (9 photographs, 0.8 Mb)
A few photographs taken yesterday at Sri Nabadwip Dham: stocking hay for the cows, further painting progress, and the noon arati.

 

 

Sri Yogapith Temple (11 photographs, 0.7 Mb)
With the blessings and for the service of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj, devotees take a quick trip to Sri Dham Mayapur and take the darshan of the holy birthplace of Sriman Mahaprabhu.

 

19-20 November 2015
News from Sri Nabadwip Dham (10 photographs, 0.8 Mb)
As the painting is continuing steadily, more areas are cultivated affectionately at the territory of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math.

 

 

21 November 2015
Glimpses of Sri Nabadwip Dham
A few photographs taken at Sri Govinda Kunda, Sri Nabadwip Dham, early in the morning.

 

 

28 November 2015
Quiet Morning at Sri Nabadwip Dham
A few photographs taken this morning around Sri Govinda Kunda at Sri Nabadwip Dham (7 photographs, 0.5 Mb).

 

 

 

DECEMBER

 

1-2 December 2015
News from Sri Nabadwip Dham (14 photographs, ~1 Mb)
Among the news are continuing the painting of Sri Sevak Bhavan, Sri Govinda Kunda marbling, husking the paddy, as well as the commenced renovation of Sri Acharya Bhavan.

 

 

5 December 2015
News from Sri Ekachakra Dham and Sri Nabadwip Dham
(23 photographs, 1.8 Mb)
Recent photographs of the Sri Ekachakra temple, lush garden, and the cows, as well as a few photographs around Sri Nabadwip temple.

 

 

6 December 2015
News from Sri Nabadwip Dham (21 photographs, 1.7 Mb)
Photographs taken around Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nabadwip, this morning: views from the roofs, rice threshing, goshala, and more.

 

 

7 December 2015
Holy Darshan
Two photographs of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandharva Govinda Sundarjiu.

 

 

8 December 2015
Glimpses of Sri Govinda Kunda (7 photographs, 0.3 Mb)
Several photographs taken from the roof of Sri Sevak Bhavan at Sri Govinda Kunda: finishing the marbling and the painting works, as well as the beautiful growing gardens.

 

 

10 December 2015
Around Sri Nabadwip Dham (19 photographs, 1.2 Mb)
Photographs taken this morning: beautiful Mahaprabhu's garden, finished marbling, sacks of thrashed rice, and a happy camel.

 

 

 

11 December 2015
Holy Darshan
Two photographs of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj at Sri Govinda Kunda on a misty winter morning in Sri Nabadwip Dham.

 

 

11-12 December 2015
Renovation, Goshala, and Prasad Seva (28 photographs, 1.7 Mb)
Photographs taken around Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Sri Nabadwip Dham early this morning and yesterday morning and noon.

 

 

13 December 2015
Sri Vaishnav Seva (41 photographs, 2.8 Mb)
This morning His Divine Grace Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj led a Vaishnav Seva programme in honour of late Sarojini Devi Dasi of Singapore. Presenting here the photographs of the sweet and well-attended programme held in the assembly of auspicious Vaishnavs.

 

13-16 December 2015
Sri Acharya Bhavan Renovations (14 photographs, 1 Mb)
As the Vyasa Puja festival is approaching, the renovations (cleaning, plastering, painting, and repairing) of the bhajan-kutir of His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj are almost complete.

 

16-18 December 2015

Nat Mandir Front Facelift (6 photographs, 0.4 Mb)
The front of the nat mandir looking spanking new after the fresh coat of paint and a few patches of plastering. Photographs taken today and on Wednesday.

 

 

18-19 December 2015
Initiations (11 photographs, 0.6 Mb)
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj is giving initiation to the fortunate souls from Malaysia and Venezuela last Friday and Saturday.

 

 

20-21 December 2015
News from Sri Nabadwip Dham (5 photographs, 0.5 Mb)
A few photographs taken over the past two days: evening darshan of Sri Gurupadpadma, the flourishing garden at Sri Govinda Kunda and the peaceful deer.

 

 

25 December 2015
News from Sri Nabadwip Dham (3 photographs, 0.3 Mb)
A few photographs taken today at Sri Nabadwip Dham: serene Sri Govinda Kunda and the bhajan kutir of Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj that has just got a fresh coat of painting.

 

 

26 December 2015
Sri Vyasa Puja Festival Is Coming (16 photographs, 1.1 Mb)
On the eve of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj's Vyasa Puja Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math is brimming with happy service and devotees. From all over India, Vaishnavs are coming to their Home to honour the grand and auspicious day of Srila Gurudev's appearance.

 

Sri Vyasa Puja Adhivas (15 photographs, 1 Mb)
The evening aratis and class on the eve of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj's grand Sri Vyasa Puja festival. Crowded. Joyful. Glorious.

 

 

27 December 2015: Sri Vaysa Puja of Srila B.S. Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj
Sri Vyasa Puja Mahamahotsav (45 photographs, 3.3 Mb)
In the shelter of the lotus feet of Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj, devotees and fortunate souls joyfully celebrate the auspicious appearance day of Jagad Guru Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj.

 

28 December 2015: Pilgrimage to Sripat Bamunpara Dham
Sri Bamunpara Pilgrimage (36 photographs, 3.1 Mb)
Photographs taken today as His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj takes the devotees to the holy Sri Nandan Ghat and Sripat Bamunpara Dham.

 

 

29 December 2015:
Temple Inauguration in Betur (46 photographs, 3.5 Mb)
A ray of joy on this sorrowful day: Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj inaugurates a new temple of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in Betur, Burdwan District, West Bengal, India!

 

 

31 December 2015:
News from Sri Nabadwip Dham (9 photographs, 0.7 Mb)
Last glimpses of the passed year: His Divine Grace Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj takes a stroll around the temple compound, and further painting service at Sri Sevak Bhavan at Sri Govinda Kunda.

 

 

 

 

 

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See also:
Photographs of 2014
Photographs of 2015
Photographs of 2016
Photographs of 2017
Photographs of 2018
Photographs of 2019


Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj
Srila B.R. Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj


Bamunpara Album
Panihati Album

 

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