Arriving in Sri Ekachakra Dham
Thursday, 14 February 2019,
Ekachakra, Birbhum, West Bengal
bhakter nirmala-nirjharasya nibhrtam samraksakam sadaram
vande sri-gurudevam anata-sira acharya-varyam nijam
"I bow my head in eternal obeisance to my Gurudev, the best of acharyas,
Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj. He is the ever vigilant, stalwart
guardian of the current of pure devotion whose highest form flows from our
most worshippable Sri Rupanuga Guru-varga in their exclusive dedication to
Mahabhav, Srimati Radharani."
prati ghare ghare giya koro ei bhiksa
'bala krsna, bhaja krsna, kara krsna-siksa'
[Mahaprabhu:] "Go house to house and beg people, 'Chant the Name of Krishna,
worship Krishna, follow Krishna's teachings.'"
(Sri Chaitanya-bhagavata, Madhya-khanda, 13.9)
bhaja gauranga, kaha gauranga, laha gaurangera nama re
ye jana gauranga bhaje, sei amara prana re
[Nityananda Prabhu:] "Worship Gauranga! Say Gauranga! Take Gauranga's Name!
Those who worship Gauranga are My heart and soul!"
nitai gunamani amara nitai gunamani
aniya premera vanya bhasala avani
Nitai, the jewel of all good qualities, my Nitai, the jewel of all good
qualities, brought a flood of divine love and inundated the earth.
On the way to Sri Ekachara Dham, devotees make a brief stop for the arati and prasadam at Sri Nrisingha Palli temple.
His Divine Grace sets the book shelves together with Vasudev Krishna Prabhu.
Offering new publications to Sri Sri Laksmi Nrisinghadev and Prahlad Maharaj
(earlier today, His Divine Grace offered the books to Srila B.S. Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj also).
The magnificent third volume of Sri Upadesh (Guidance, Bengali).
First, second and third volumes.
Evening arati of Sri Sri Guru Gaura Nityananda Prabhu
Sripad Niriha Maharaj putting up the banner at the front of the nat mandir.
Sri Hadai Pandit Padmavati Devi Smrti-Kunja. During the class, His Divine
Grace commented that this year devotees receive special mercy of Sriman
Nityananda Prabhu—this year, Sriman Nityananda Prabhu allows devotees to
clean His building. Tomorrow, on the eve of devotees' arrival, everyone will
start a full scale marjan-seva.
First group of the numerous Western devotees who have got the fortune to come for this festival this year. More and more devotees from East, West, North and South will be coming tomorrow and the day after.
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