Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama Day Four
Wednesday, 20 March 2019,
Nadia, 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."
vaisnavera pada-dhuli tahe mora snana-keli
tarpana mora vaisnavera nama
vaisnavera uchchhista tahe mora mano-nistha
vaisnavera namete ullasa
"The feet dust of the Vaishnavs is where I sport and take bath, Vaishnavs'
name is the water oblation. My mind is intently fixed upon the remnants of
Vaishnavs, and I am elated at the name of Vaishnavs."
gangara-parasa ha-ile paschate pavana
darsane pavitra kara—ei tomara guna
"If the Ganges touches someone, they are purified some time later; but one
becomes purified just by seeing you, O Vaishnava Thakur. Such is your power."
Having crossed the Gangas via Sri Gauranga Setu bridge, devotees descend and enter Koladwip
Passing Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math buildings.
Following the order of His Divine Grace devotees offer obeisances from outside and proceed on towards Sri Buroraj Siva Temple.
The grand temple of Lord Siva, the protector of the Dham, who gives shelter and entrance in the holy dham of the Lord.
The banyan tree enclosing Sri Prauddha Maya Devi's temple
At Sri Vishnupriya Devi's temple.
To everyone's surprise and joy, His Divine Grace grasped the hand of Sripad Mahayogi Maharaj and started dancing with him.
The last stop for the day: the samadhi mandir of Srila Jagannath Das Babaji Maharaj.
Vaishnava Sarvabhauma Srila Jagannath Das Babaji Maharaj's murti.
Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama ends with prasad-seva and the devotees return to the Temple in Nrisingha Palli by the rented buses.
At the evening arati
Fortunately, Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj is able to join the Festival on the fourth day.
Sri Gaura Purnima Festival 2019:
DAY 1 |
DAY 2 |
DAY 3 |
Sri Gaura Purnima, morning |
Sri Gaura Purnima, evening |
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