Sri Jagannath Misra's Anandotsav
Friday, 22 March 2019,
Nrisingha Palli, 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."
Their Lordships Sri Sri Nitai Gauranga
Sri Sri Laksmi Nrsimhadev and Sri Prahlad Maharaj
Sri Vishva Vaishnava Raja Sabha: a grand annual assembly of Vaishnavs at the end of the festival.
Nanda Priya Devi Dasi
Sripad Bhakti Nandan Sadhu Maharaj concluded the lectures with profuse
glorification of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya
Anjali Devi Dasi, Visakha Devi Dasi, and Devaki Devi Dasi
The saddest part of the festival is to see devotees taking His Divine Grace's
Throughout the festival, His Divine Grace made an arrangement for the Western
devotees to take prasadam a little separately from the Indian
godbrothers and godsisters to make it a little easier for them to adjust with
the hectic environment.
Sri Gaura Purnima Festival 2019:
DAY 1 |
DAY 2 |
DAY 3 |
Sri Gaura Purnima, morning |
Sri Gaura Purnima, evening |
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