PHOTOGRAPHS 2019

 

JANUARY

 

1 January 2019 | 6 photographs, 0.5 Mb
Visiting Kadigachha Temple
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits the temple in Kadigachha and supervises the rapid progress of the finishing construction of Lord Siva's temple.

 

 

1 January 2019 | 11 photographs, 1.4 Mb
Glimpse of Sri Ekachakra Dham
Sharing photographs taken this afternoon around the serene surroundings of the temple of Sri Sri Guru Gaura Nityananda Prabhu at Sri Ekachakra Dham.

 

 

3 January 2019 | 10 photographs, 1 Mb
Preaching in Vijayawada (Day One)
After quite a few years, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj travels again to Andhra Pradesh (South India) on a preaching tour in the company of Their Holinesses Sripad B.N. Shanta Maharaj, Sripad B.V. Muni Maharaj, Sripad B.A. Paramarthik Maharaj and a few accompanying servitors. Sharing photographs from the first evening programme hosted by Sripad Venkata Krishna Prabhu.

 

4 January 2019 | 39 photographs, 3.5 Mb
Preaching in Mangalagiri (Day Two)
In the afternoon on the second day, devotees take His Divine Grace to Mangalagiri, about twenty-five kilometres to the south-west of Vijayawada to visit the temples of Lord Nrisinghadev and Sriman Mahaprabhu.

 

4 January 2019 | 24 photographs, 1.8 Mb
Evening Programme (Day Two)
The second day of the South Indian finishes with arati, kirtans, and a lively evening class at the house of Sri Padmavati Devi Dasi.

 

 

5 January 2019 | 35 photographs, 3.2 Mb
Visiting Sri Godavari (Kovvur) (Day Three)
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj visits Sri Ramananda Gaudiya Math and the holy bank of Sri Godavari River on the third day of his South Indian preaching tour. There, His Divine Grace graces the fortunate souls with the extensive narrations of exclusive pastimes of Raya Ramananda and Sriman Mahaprabhu.

 

6 January 2019 | 15 photographs, 1.4 Mb
Morning in Vijayawada (Day Four)
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj gives first and second initiations and after prasadam leaves for the next city scheduled for his South Indian tour.

 

 

6 January 2019 | 26 photographs, 2 Mb
Arriving in Masulipatnam (Day Four)
His Divine Grace arrives in Masulipatnam and continues the preaching tour with the incessant merciful flow of Hari-katha and sankirtan, carrying the victorious banner of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math door to door, heart to heart: "As long as I have life in this body, I will go door to door telling, 'Krsna bolo, sange chala, ei matra bhiksa chai. I am begging you for one thing only: come with us and chant 'Krishna'! Come, come for Nabadwip Dham parikrama in the association of devotees!"

 

8 January 2019 | 17 photographs, 1 Mb
Last Programme in Vijayawada (Day Six)
Photographs taken during the last day of the South Indian tour: His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits devotees' home with sankirtan and gives the last evening class at the house of Srivas Prabhu before going back to West Bengal.

 

11 January 2019 | 19 photographs, 1.5 Mb
Arrival at Sri Ganga Sagar Math
Tirelessly continuing the preaching programmes, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj sets off for Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in Sri Ganga Sagar to observe the Deity installation festival. The devotees in Ganga Sagar have the joy of having His Divine Grace's darshan and association mostly only once a year, so this visit has been long awaited.

 

11 January 2019 | 38 photographs, 3.2 Mb
Sri Ganga Sagar Anniversary Mahotsav
Photographs from the festival in Sri Ganga Sagar Math observed at the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj in honour of the fourth anniversary of the temple inauguration: kirtans, class, arati and prasad-seva are among the many services devotees take part in on this auspicious day, a few devotees also receive first and second initiations.

 

18 January 2019 | 16 photographs, 1.4 Mb
Preaching in Sundarpur
Honouring the invitation of the devotees, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj comes to Sundarpur (Murshidabad district) to preach to the devotees and friends of the community and give several initiations to new devotees.

 

18 January 2019 | 5 photographs, 0.4 Mb
Arriving In Sri Ekachakra Dham
After Sundarpur, Sri Gurupadpadma travels to Sri Ekachakra Dham, a little further to the north. Arriving rather late in the evening, His Divine Grace takes the darshan of Sri Sri Guru Gaura Nityananda Prabhu and gives evening class before retiring to rest.

 

19 January 2019 | 28 photographs, 2.2 Mb
Preaching Day: Ekachakra—Ishwarpur—Bolpur
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj sets off from Sri Ekachakra Dham in the morning to attend further preaching programmes organised by the devotees in Ishwarpur and Bolpur, about 40 km and 60 km to the south of Sri Ekachakra Dham, respectively. His Divine Grace went there last time a year ago, so the devotees are overjoyed to have the darshan of the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace and hear his Hari-katha.

 

20 January 2019 | 10 photographs, 1 Mb
Preaching Programme in Bolpur
Continuing the preaching programmes, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj attends a large noon programme in Bolpur before returning to Kolkata.

 

 

30-31 January 2019 | 31 photographs, 2.6 Mb
News from Kadigachha and Rice Collection
After a brief visit to the temples in Sri Nrisingha Palli and Kadigachha, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj commences the annual rice collection at the rice mills in West Bengal for the upcoming festivals.

 

FEBRUARY

 

1 February 2019 | 14 photographs, 1 Mb
Rice Collection
His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj continues the annual rice collection for the upcoming festivals in Sri Ekachakra Dham and Sri Nabadwip Dham.

 

 

2 February 2019 | 11 photographs, 0.8 Mb
Rice Collection
Pictures taken during the third day of the annual rice collection for the upcoming festivals, as well the evening class of His Divine Grace.

 

 

3 February 2019 | 12 photographs, 0.7 Mb
Rice Collection
More photographs from the rice collection: His Divine Grace spends all Sunday travelling mill to mill collecting rice the upcoming festivals and preaching.

 

 

4 February 2019 | 26 photographs, 1.8 Mb
Rice Collection
Photographs from the last day of rice collection: having approached dozens of rice mill managers and owners every day, preaching to them the conception of Sriman Mahaprabhu and inviting them for Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama—manifesting thus in this world his divine preaching and inconceivable pastimes, in five days His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj collects nearly four tons of rice for the temples of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math for the coming year. Fortunate are the devotees who participate and witness these pastimes.

 

 

5 February 2019 | 63 photographs, 3.1 Mb
"Kartika": Photography Exhibition
Sharing photographs taken during a photography exhibition held by the devotees in Caracas at the Celarg Foundation (House of Latin American Studies Rómulo Gallegos) on behalf of the Krishna Consciousness Foundation and the Embassy of India in Venezuela.

 

 

9-11 February 2019 | 67 photographs, 4.9 Mb
Potato Collection in Tarakeshwar
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj continues the extensive collection for Sri Gaura Purnima festival: this time, Sri Gurupadpadma travels throughout Tarakeshwar area collecting potato from devotees and farmers, as well as preaching extensively and extending heart-felt invitations to Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama: "Radha Krishna bolo, sange chala, ei matra bhiksa chai—I am begging you for one thing only: come with us and chant 'Radha Krishna'!"

 

14 February 2019 | 32 photographs, 1.9 Mb
Arriving in Sri Ekachakra Dham
At long last, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj arrives in Sri Ekachakra Dham bringing devotees for the annual festival of Sriman Nityananda Prabhu's appearance day. To participate and witness the innumerable services and devotional programmes at this very special place, devotees start flocking from all over the world.

 

15 February 2019 | 41 photographs, 2.4 Mb
From Sri Ekachakra Dham
The day before the beginning of the festival is filled with service: devotees clean the Temple and Smriti Kunja buildings, cook, set rooms and welcome the fortunate devotees coming for Sriman Nityananda Prabhu's festival as His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj gives morning and evening classes and goes out for collection in the afternoon.

 

16 February 2019 | 41 photographs, 2.4 Mb
Auspicious Morning in Sri Ekachakra Dham
Photographs from a very special morning in Sri Chaitanya Saraswat: our family is rejoicing at seeing three new generals taking up the vows and order of renounced life to dedicate their holy lives to the service of the holy lotus feet of Sri Gurupadpadma. With joy and hopeful pride, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj confers sannyas order onto Rohini Nandan Prabhu (Venezuela), Vesudev Krishna Prabhu (India/Malaysia), and Vraja Kishor Prabhu (Venezuela/UK).

 

16 February 2019 | 36 photographs, 2.7 Mb
Evening Programme in Sri Ekachakra Dham
Photographs taken during the evening programme: with most of the devotees having arrived from all corners of India, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj is quite pleased with the grand attendance of the festival.

 

18 February 2019 | 31 photographs, 3.2 Mb
Evening Programme in Sri Ekachakra Dham
Photographs taken during the evening arati of Sri Sri Guru Gaura Nityananda Prabhu and the class of Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj during which His Divine Grace gives final guidance on proper practice of Krishna consciousness for the devotees to keep it in their hearts while serving at their homes.

 

19 February 2019 | 15 photographs, 1 Mb
Returning from Sri Ekachakra Dham
Leaving Sri Ekachakra Dham, Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits Sripat Hapaniya Dham, Kalna Temple, Nrisingha Palli, and Kagidachha before returning to Kolkata to resume the village preaching and bhoga collection.

 

20 February 2019 | 29 photographs, 1.3 Mb
Preaching Programme in Begampur
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj continues his tireless non-stop preaching and sets off on a week-long preaching tour around West Bengal, "Preaching is our life, when devotees call and invite me to preach, I cannot refuse, I have to go."

 

21 February 2019 | 52 photographs, 3.4 Mb
Preaching Programmes in Hooghly
Photographs from the second day of the preaching programmes that His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj attends carrying the all-victorious banner of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math to every heart and house.

 

22 February 2019 | 47 photographs, 3.7 Mb
Preaching Programmes in Hooghly
Third day of the Hooghly preaching passes in an incessant flow of Hari-katha: His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj attends several preaching programmes, gives initiations and bestows his supremely purifying association onto the fortunate souls.

 

23 February 2019 | 43 photographs, 2.6 Mb
Preaching Programmes in Hooghly
Sharing photographs from the fourth day of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj's extensive preaching programmes in the Hooghly district, West Bengal.

 

24 February 2019 | 22 photographs, 1.6 Mb
Srila Saraswati Thakur's Appearance Day: Kolkata
Following the order of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj, devotees celebrate the holy appearance day of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur at the Dum Dum Park temple in Kolkata.

 

24 February 2019 | 64 photographs, 3.8 Mb
Preaching Programmes in Hooghly
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj continues the extensive preaching programme in Hooghly district (to the north of Kolkata). Sharing photographs from the fifth day.

 

 

25 February 2019 | 55 photographs, 3.8 Mb
Preaching Programmes in Hooghly
Sixth day of the preaching tour: the programmes continue smooth despite thunderstorms at night. His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj tirelessly attend multiple programmes each day nourishing devotees and preaching the pure teachings of Sriman Mahaprabhu, going house to house, heart to heart.

 

26 February 2019 | 50 photographs, 2.2 Mb
Preaching Programmes in Hooghly
Seventh day of the preaching tour: His Divine Grace attends more programmes, morning, afternoon, and evening, and spends all his time in the loving association of the fortunate devotees, nourishing and inspiring them in their practice of Krishna consciousness.

 

27 & 28 February 2019 | 41 & 23 photographs, 1.9 Mb & 1.4 Mb
Hooghly Preaching
(28 Feb. | 1.4 Mb)
Photographs from the last two days of His Divine Grace's extensive preaching in Hooghly district (to the north of Kolkata): more preaching public programmes, sankirtan, initiations, and Vaishnav seva. His Divine Grace tirelessly preaches about the conception of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and goes door to door inviting everyone for the upcoming parikrama of Sri Nabadwip Dham. Hooghly Preaching
(27 Feb. | 1.9 Mb)

 

MARCH

 

5 March 2019 | 50 photographs, 3.8 Mb
Lord Siva's Temple Inauguration in Kadigaccha
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj inaugurates a temple of Lord Siva in the quiet mileu of Kadigachha, a village in Burdwan, north-west of Kolkata, on the holy Sivaratri day. Devotees happily attend the festival of Hari-katha at the lotus feet of Sri Gurupadpadma and Lord Sada-Siva.

 

6 March 2019 | 41 photographs, 2.6 Mb
Vaishnav Seva in Kadigaccha
Following the inauguration of the temple of Lord Siva, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj holds an enormous Vaishnav seva distributing prasadam to hundreds and hundreds of devotees and well-wishers of the village.

 

6 March 2019 | 4 photographs, 0.3 Mb
News from Sri Ekachakra Dham
On the way from Kadigachha, His Divine Grace makes a bief stop to supervise a new construction project commenced there just recently, before heading back to the Kolkata quarters.

 

 

13 March 2019 | 10 photographs, 0.6 Mb
Preaching Programme
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj attends a small house preaching programme preaching the conception of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and nourishing devotees' hearts.

 

14 March 2019 | 31 photographs, 4.9 Mb
From Sri Nrisingha Palli
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj supervises and directs numerous services in preparation of the temple to welcome the devotees. Devotees happily and greedily participate in any services available.

 

15 March 2019 | 61 photographs, 4.9 Mb
Preparation to Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama
Pictures from Thursday—morning, noon and evneing programmes, services and activities at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nrisingha Palli, in the shade of the holy lotus feet His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and dignitary Vaishnavs and devotees.

 

16 March 2019 | 59 photographs, 3.7 Mb
Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama Adhivas
The Adhivas (eve) of Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama is spent happily with more and more devotees flocking in from various corners of the world securing the glory of the Festival. His Divine Grace lovingly welcomes everyone and gives everyone an opportunity to engage in service of Sri Sri Guru Gaura Nityananda—sravanam, kirtan, smaranam, vandanam, dasyam, sakhyam, and atma-nivedanam—according to the devotees' fortune, hankering and qualities.

 

17 March 2019 | 71 photographs, 5.8 Mb
Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama: Day One
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and dignitary Vaishnavs carry the banner of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math through Godrumdwip and Madhyamdwip: Subarna Bihar Gaudiya Math, Sri Samadhi-mandir of Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur, Sri Surabhi Kunja Math, Hari-Hara ksetra are among the places visited.

 

18 March 2019 | 160 photographs, 12.2 Mb
Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama: Day Two
Sharing photographs of the second day of the Holy Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama led by His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and dignitary Vaishnavs through Antradwip and a part of Simantadwip: Srila Madhav Maharaj's Math, Nandan Acharya Bhavan, Puspa-samadhi mandir of Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaj Prabhupad, Madhai Ghat(!), Yogapith, Srivas Angan, Sri Gadadhar Pandit's house, Samadhi-mandir of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur and Sri Chaitanya Math, Sri Jagannath Temple, Simantadwip.

 

19 March 2019 | 72 photographs, 6.2 Mb
Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama: Day Three
Sharing photographs of the third day of the Holy Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama led by His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and dignitary Vaishnavs through Sri Koladwip, Sri Ritudwip, Sri Jahnudwip, and Sri Modadrumadwip: Sri Samudra ghat, Sri Sri Gaura-Gadadhar Mandir (Champahatti), Vidya Nagar Sarvabhauma Gaudiya Math, Sarvabhauma Bhattacharya's house, the Deity served by Sri Saranga Murari, place where Mahaprabhu performed kirtan(!), and Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur's appearance place.

 

20 March 2019 | 69 photographs, 4.8 Mb
Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama: Day Four
Sharing photographs of the fourth day of the Holy Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama led by His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and dignitary Vaishnavs through Sri Koladwip: Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Buroraj Siva temple, Prauddha Maya Devi's temple, Sri Vishnupriya Devi's house, the samadhi mandir of Srila Jagannath Das Babaji Maharaj.

 

21 March 2019 | 49 photographs, 3 Mb
Sri Gaura Purnima Festival: Morning
Photographs from the morning programme at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nrisingha Palli: morning arati, initiations, and noon lectures by His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj, Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj, Srila Bhakti Kusum Ashram Maharaj, and Sripad Bhakti Kamal Tyagi Maharaj.

 

21 March 2019 | 52 photographs, 3.5 Mb
Sri Gaura Purnima Festival: Evening
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj leads the grand annual festival in honour of Sriman Mahaprabhu's appearance in the company of Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj, Srila Bhakti Kusum Ashram Maharaj, Sripad Bhakti Kamal Tyagi Maharaj and many other dignitary Vaishnavs, devotees and guests. The programme starts at 4 p.m. and ends with anukalpa prasad distribution at 9 p.m. onwards.

 

22 March 2019 | 24 photographs, 1.6 Mb
Sri Jagannath Misra's Anandotsav
The grand Festival of Sri Gaura Purnima concludes with the traditional Sri Visva Vaishnava Raja Sabha where all the assembled leading Vaishnavs extol the glories of Sriman Mahaprabhu, His associates, Dham and devotees.

 

21 March 2019 | 9 photographs, 2.8 Mb
Sri Gaura Purnima Celebration in Orizaba
(21 March 2019 | 9 photographs, 2.8 Mb)
For the pleasure of His Divine Grace Sri Gurupadpadma, devotees from Orizaba are sharing the photographs of the recent Sri Gaura Purnima celebration with a brief report of the activities.

 

24 March 2019 | 9 photographs, 0.8 Mb
Sunday Programme in Bokaro
This year, many devotees from Bokaro have not been able to come to Nabadwip, but as soon as the group that did come returned, they made a large Sunday programme to share the wonderful experience.

 

 

25 March 2019 | 47 photographs, 2.8 Mb
Festival at Sripat Hapaniya Dham
The final day of the grand annual festival at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math concludes at Sripat Hapaniya Dham, the birthplace of Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj. His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj takes devotees to Sripat Hapaniya Dham to honour the installation day of the presiding Deities at the temple.

 

28 March 2019 | 21 photographs, 1.7 Mb
Visiting Temple in Betur/Bankura
As soon as the Gaura Purnima festival finishes, taking no break or rest, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj starts multiple construction works to expand the glory of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and serve the devotees. Sharing photographs from the Betur (Bankura) temple—one of the several ongoing projects.

 

29 March 2019 | 22 photographs, 1.7 Mb
Visiting Sri Ekachakra Temple
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math's Temple in Sri Ekachakra Dham to supervise the rapid outer kitchen construction progress.

 

 

APRIL

 

1 April 2019 | 10 photographs, 0.6 Mb
Sri Ekadasi Programme in Bokaro
Devotees share photographs from the auspicious programme on the holy ekadasi tithi: "Madhava-tithi bhakti-janani yatane palana kari. I carefully observe the holy days related to Madhava—they are the mother of devotion."

 

 

31 March–2 April 2019 | 48 photographs, 3.7 Mb
Great News from Uluberia
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj started preaching in Uluberia over twenty years ago, in 1990s, with just a handful of devotees. Since then, His Divine Grace brought innumerable devotees to the holy lotus feet of Om Vishnupad Srila B.S. Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj, and the Uluberia community of devotees has grown into several hundreds of members of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math family, many of whom we have had the fortune to meet during the main festivals of the Math. Following the mood of Sriman Mahaprabhu (who would appoint devotees as leaders, or 'gurus' of their locality—'yare dekha, tare kaha 'krsna'-upadesa amara ajnaya guru hana tara' ei desa'), His Divine Grace calls Sri Rama Krishna Prabhu (a disciple of Srila B.R. Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj) the 'Guru' of Uluberia. This year His Divine Grace has finally shed his causeless and inconceivable mercy onto this community and inaugurated the construction of the long-awaited Temple of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. We are honoured and happy to share the first photographs from the site.

 

6 April 2019 | 10 photographs, 0.9 Mb
Nagar-sankirtan in Kolkata
Srila Bhakti Kusum Ashram Maharaj takes the devotees in Kolkata out to downtown Kolkata for preaching and book distribution. Sharing photographs from a lively nagar-sankirtan.

 

6 April 2019 | 7 photographs, 0.8 Mb
Sri Nrisingha Palli—Kalna
Continuing his way, His Divine Grace then visits Sri Nrisigha Palli temple (we are happy to give more good news coming from the temple there), and after that briefly visits Ladies' Ashram in Kalna on the way back to Kolkata.

 

6 April 2019 | 9 photographs, 1 Mb
Grand News from Shimulia
After many years of earnest hankering and untiring effort, Sripad Sunil Prabhu of Shimulia has succeeded in rendering a grand and very magnanimous service to His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj: His Divine Grace comes to Shimulia to supervise the already ongoing construction of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math temple on the land donated by Sripad Sunil Prabhu. We are honoured to be sharing a few glimpses from the site.

 

6 April 2019 | 12 photographs, 1 Mb
From Sri Ekachakra Dham
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj gives initiation to a new member of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and having checked the construction leaves in the early morning for a number of other places.

 

7 April 2019 | 36 photographs, 2.7 Mb
Preaching Programme in Bakultala
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and Srila Bhakti Kusum Ashram Maharaj, accompanied by fortunate devotees, participate in a large preaching programme organised by the devotees in Bakultala and Bhatnagar.

 

12-13 April 2019 | 27 photographs, 1.6 Mb
Arrival in Tarakeshwar His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and Srila Bhakti Kusum Ashram Maharaj arrive in Tarakeshwar to observe the forthcoming festivals of Sri Rama Navami and the holy disappearance day of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj in the loving company of fortunate devotees and well-wishers.

 

13 April 2019 | 27 photographs, 1.6 Mb
Evening Programme in Tarakeshwar
Photographs taken during the evening programme at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Tarakeshwar: His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj speaks online to the devotees in Ecuador giving six initiations, and later gives class, together with Srila Bhakti Kusum Ashram Maharaj.

 

14 April 2019 | 47 photographs, 2.8 Mb
Tarakeshwar: Preparation to Festival
The holy day of Sri Rama Navami day passes in various services around the temple and Hari-katha: devotees prepare decorations, arrange the kitchen for the festival while the new kitchen and goshala construction is proceeding swiftly.

 

15 April 2019 | 30 photographs, 1.8 Mb
Tarakeshwar: Festival Adhivas
Sharing photographs from Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Tarakeshwar, taken during the eve of the holy disappearance festival of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj, observed by the devotees in the shelter of the holy lotus feet of Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and the association of dignitary Vaishnavs.

 

16 April 2019 | 62 photographs, 4.2 Mb
Grand Disappearance Festival in Tarakeshwar
The grand festival in honour of the holy disappearance day of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj is spent beautifully at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in Sri Tarakeshwar, at the holy feet of Sri Taraknath (Lord Siva). By the infinite mercy of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj, fortunate devotees spend this day in service and association of holy Vaishnavs.

 

17 April 2019 | 55 photographs, 3.4 Mb
Grand Vaishnav Seva Festival in Tarakeshwar
This year, the holy disappearance day of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj is manifest on an ekadasi fasting day that is why the fortune is such that the festival is observed during three full days this year. Sharing photographs taken during the final, third, day of the festival adorned with many auspicious services culminating in a grand and auspicious Vaishnav seva.

 

20 April 2019 | 9 photographs, 0.8 Mb
Construction News from Sri Nrisingha Palli
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj pays a brief visit to Sri Nrisingha Palli temple of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math to check on the rapid construction of the living quarters atop the nat mandir.

 

20 April 2019 | 43 photographs, 2.6 Mb
Festival Adhivas in Mejhiari
This weekend, to the great joy of the all the devotees, His Divine Grace attends a grand festival in Mejhiari, a small town in the area of Katwa and to the east of Nabadwip. Sharing photographs from the adhivas (eve) of the festival.

 

21 April 2019 | 48 photographs, 3.6 Mb
Grand Deity Installation Festival in Majhiari
The festival in Majhiari culminates with the installation of Sri Sri Gaura Nityananda Prabhu's Deities: "Every day Nitai Gaura personally take service from you all. How fortunate you are! Gaura Nitai appeared in Mayapur and Ekachakra, but They have come here to take service from you." For the pleasure of Sri Gurupadpadma, devotees arrange a grand Vaishnav seva at the end of the programme including the Lordships' abhisekh, His Divine Grace's exclusive Hari-katha and arati.

 

22-23 April 2019 | Uluberia
(Day One)
22 April 2019
16 photographs
1.3 Mb
Construction and Preaching in Uluberia
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits Uluberia to supervise the ongoing construction of the temple, as well as participate in a large public programme organised by the devotee community of the locality. Sharing photographs from the two days spent in Uluberia earlier this week.
(Day Two)
23 April 2019
25 photographs
1.9 Mb

 

24-25 April 2019 | Midnapore

(Day One)
22 photographs
1.4 Mb

Visiting Midnapore Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math
Following the trip to Uluberia, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj stays for two days at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in Midnapore. His Divine Grace has been preaching in this area for over twenty years, while the temple was restored and augmented by the construction of the nat mandir by His Divine Grace in 2012-2013.
(Day Two)
44 photographs
2.8 Mb

 

27 April 2019 | 10 photographs, 0.8 Mb
Online Programmes
This Saturday, devotees at the temples in Venezeula, United Kingdom, and Colombia receive a special and long-awaited mercy from His Divine Grace in the form of his nourishing sweet Hari-katha. Sharing a few pictorial glimpses during the classes.

 

28-29 April 2019 | 39 photographs, 2.8 Mb
Nrisingha Palli—Betur—Ekachakra
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits temples in Sri Nrisingha Palli, Sri Betur and Sri Ekachakra to look after the temples' services and supervise the ongoing construction projects.

 

29-30 April 2019 | 82 photographs, 5.4 Mb
Arrival and Bhoga Collection in Siliguri
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj arrives in Siliguri, to the great joy of all local devotees. Sharing photographs from the arrival and the morning of Sri Ekadasi spent outside—collecting bhoga and preaching for the Temple.

 

MAY

 

1 May 2019 | 64 photographs, 4.4 Mb
Grand Anniversary Festival in Siliguri
The beginning of the month is illumined with an auspicious and grand Deities' installation anniversary festival celebrated by the devotees in the shade of the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and all the assembled Vaishnavs.

 

2 May 2019 | 21 photographs, 1.7 Mb
Auspicious News from Siliguri
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj confers the holy sannyas order onto Sri Chandan Krishna Prabhu from Siliguri bestowing upon him special mercy and the name of Sripad Bhakti Chandan Vishnu Maharaj.

 

3 May 2019 | 22 photographs, 1.5 Mb
Preaching Programme in Siliguri
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj honours an invitation of devotees to their home: 'It is the general practice of all saintly people to deliver the fallen; therefore they go to people's houses, although they have no personal business there.'

 

5 May 2019 | 39 photographs, 3.6 Mb
Visiting Sri Ramkeli
Returning from Siliguri, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj pays a visit to Sri Ramkeli, a small lush village on the eastern border of Bengal in Malda district. His Divine Grace comments that he first visited this place nearly thirty years ago. This holy place bears a great importance for the entire world of Sri Gaudiya Vaishnavs.

 

7 May 2019 | 59 photographs, 4.1 Mb
Preaching in Singur Area
Continuing the tireless and unprecedented preaching, carrying the glorious soaring banner of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math to every heart, nook and cranny of the land, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj attends two grand programmes held by Vaishnavs and spends time with devotees, manifesting his loving pastimes and continually inspiring devotees to maintain pure practice.

 

12 May 2019 | 4 photographs, 0.4 Mb
Online Programme
Photographs taken during an online class: His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj speaks to the devotees in Bogota, Colombia.

 

 

17 May 2019 | 11 photographs, 1 Mb
Preparation to Sri Nrisingha Chaturdasi: Bhoga Collection
Sharing first few glimpses from the temple of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in Sri Nrisingha Palli where the preparation to the festival are well under way. Arriving in Sri Nrisingha Palli, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj personally selects and collects bhoga for the festival.

 

17 May 2019 | 39 photographs, 3.4 Mb
Sri Nrisingha Chaturdasi Adhivas
Photographs taken during the eve of the festive programme of Lord Nrisinghadev's appearance and the Temple inauguration anniversary spent by the fortunate devotees in the shade of the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj.

 

18 May 2019 | 39 photographs, 5.2 Mb
Sri Nrisingha Chaturdasi Festival
Holy Vaishnavs and devotees observe the appearance of Lord Nrisinghadev and the inauguration anniversary of Sri Sri Nitai Gauranga and Sri Laksmi Nrisinghadev Sri Prahlad Maharaj under the guidance and in the association of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj.

 

19 May 2019 | 64 photographs, 3.4 Mb
Sri Nrisingha Chaturdasi: Vaishnav Seva
Photographs taken during the morning and afternoon programmes following Sri Nrisingha-chaturdasi at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Sri Nrisingha Palli arranged by His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj: morning class, first and second initiations, noon programme attended by holy Vaishnavs of Gaudiya Maths, arati and grand prasadam distribution. With all the devotees striving heart and soul to please Sri Gurupadpadma and serve all the Vaishnavs, the festival passes gloriously and gorgeously.

 

26 May 2019 | 6 photographs, 0.5 Mb
Online Programmes
This Sunday, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj mercifully speaks holy Hari-katha to the assembled devotees in Australia and Brazil. Sharing a few glimpses of the holy darshan of His Divine Grace.

 

27 May 2019 | 15 photographs, 1.3 Mb
Construction Progress in Sri Nrisingha Palli
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math temple in Sri Nrisingha Palli and supervises the rapid construction of the living quarters on the atop the temple, as well as the other two ongoing projects on the territory.

 

30 May 2019 | 10 photographs, 1 Mb
Visiting Sri Panihati
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj comes to Sri Panihati, lying to the north of Kolkata, to visit the house of Sri Raghav Pandit and the place where Srila Raghunath Das Goswami Prabhu finally attained the mercy of Sriman Nityananda Prabhu, as well as to arrange a preaching place for Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math at the annual chira-dahi festival of Srila Raghunath Das Goswami Prabhu on 15 June.

 

31 May 2019 | 14 photographs, 1.3 Mb
News from Sripat Hapaniya Dham
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits Sripat Hapaniya Dham to look after the ongoing services, supply service paraphernalia, as well as welcome a new resident of the temple...

 

31 May 2019 | 5 photographs, 0.5 Mb
Visiting Sri Ekachakra Dham
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits Sri Ekachakra Dham to supervise the ongoing construction atop the nat mandir as well as the new nearly completed kitchen outbuilding. Sharing a few glimpses from the holy site.

 

JUNE

 

2 June 2019 | 7 photographs, 0.5 Mb
Online Programmes
This Sunday, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj mercifully speaks holy Hari-katha to the assembled devotees in Ukraine and Colombia. Sharing a few glimpses of the holy darshan of His Divine Grace.

 

4 June 2019 | 14 photographs, 0.5 Mb
Construction Progress in Uluberia
Photographs from a recent visit to Uluberia made by His Divine Grace to supervise the steady construction of the temple. Devotees show the construction progress and consult on the further works.

 

9 June 2019 | 6 photographs, 0.5 Mb
Online Programme
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj mercifully speaks holy Hari-katha to the assembled devotees in Caracas, Venezuela, welcomes new devotees into the family of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math bestowing upon them the greatest gift of the Holy Name of the Lord, and also bestows service onto the fortunate souls who take second initiation.

 

45 photographs, 3 Mb
In Honour of Sripad Bhakti Chandan Parvat Maharaj
Sripad Parvat Maharaj was never in the foreground—he never showed to be a great devotee, a great writer, a great speaker, a great singer, or a great anything, but what he did show to this world, besides being adorned with many beautiful devotional qualities, is that whenever and whatever service or order came from his Guru and holy Vaishnavs, he placed it on his head and followed it with heart and soul, with full dedication (along with as a smile, and often a witty joke). For our own purification, bowing down at his holy feet, we are humbly presenting a selection of photographs in the auspicious memory of His Holiness.

 

15 June 2019 | 51 photographs, 4.1 Mb
Chira-Dahi Mahotsav at Sri Panihati
Photographs from the grand festival of flat rice and yoghurt celebrated annually in memory of Srila Raghunath Das Goswami and Sriman Nityananda Prabhu.

 

 

18 June 2019 | 17 photographs, 1.5 Mb
Visiting Sri Nrisingha Palli
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits Sri Nrisingha Palli Temple to see to the ongoing construction sites and the temple's needs and meticulously supervises the progress made over the past few weeks.

 

22 June 2019 | 27 photographs, 1.9 Mb
Vaishnav Seva in Singur
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj attends a large Vaishnav seva programme arranged by the devotees in Singur in honour of late Kashinath Prabhu, bestowing mercy on all the fortunate souls assembled to hear Hari-katha from his holy lotus mouth.

 

23 June 2019 | 4 photographs, 0.4 Mb
Online Programme
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj gives class for the devotees in Sri Govinda Dham in Australia, lovingly nourishing and encouraging the devotees in their spiritual practice.

 

27 June 2019 | 9 photographs, 0.4 Mb
Temple Construction Progress in Uluberia
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits devotees in Uluberia to check on the temple construction progress and give further guidance before leaving for the grand Sri Puri Dham and South Indian pilgrimage tours in a few days.

 

29-30 June 2019 | 45 photographs, 3.7 Mb
Arrival in Sri Puri Dham
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj takes a few hundreds supremely fortunate devotees to Sri Puri Dham for the annual pilgrimage and observance of Ratha-yatra festival of Lord Jagannath, Baladev and Lady Subhadra.

 

30 June 2019 | 42 photographs, 3.3 Mb
Sri Puri Dham Parikrama, Day One
Manifesting his holy, purifying all directions pastimes of dancing and chanting the Holy Names and showering incessant Hari-katha, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj starts the circumambulation of holy Sri Jagannath Puri Dham in the company of holy Vaishnavs and fortunate devotees. On the first day, the parikrama party visits Sri Samudra maha-tirtha, samadhi mandir of Srila Haridas Thakur, Srila Jagadananda Pandit's bhajan kutir, Sri Chatak Parvat, and Sri Tota Gopinath temple.

 

 

JULY

 

1 July 2019 | 59 photographs, 5.4 Mb
Sri Puri Dham Parikrama, Day Two
With the roaring Hari sankirtan resounding gloriously and filling every corner of Sri Puri, on the second day His Divine Grace takes the devotees to receive the darshan of Sri Siddha Bakul, Sri Gambhira, the house and temple of Srila Sarvabhauma Bhattacharya, Sri Sveta Ganga, the temple of Lord Jagannath, and Sri Paramananada Puri's house.

 

2 July 2019 | 72 photographs, 5.4 Mb
Sri Puri Dham Parikrama, Day Three
The holy worshippable parikrama party of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math continues the circumambulation of Sri Purushottam Ksetra—His Divine Grace takes several buses full of supremely fortunate devotees to Bhuvaneshwar to pay respect and take darshan of Sri Alalnath, Sri Brahma Gaudiya Math, Sri Saksi Gopal Temple, Sri Bindu Sarovar, Sri Ananta Vasudev Temple and Sri Lingaraj Temple of Lord Siva.

 

3 July 2019 | 57 photographs, 5.3 Mb
Sri Puri Dham Parikrama, Day Four
Short but intense, the holy parikrama of Sri Puri Dham is approaching its end as His Divine Grace takes the supremely fortunate devotees to the last few places in the vicinity of Lord Jagannath's temple: Sri Narayan Chhata, Sri Ramananda Ray's house, Gundicha Temple, Lord Nrisinghadev's temple, and Indradyumna Sarovar. After that, the parikrama party returns to Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and prepares for tomorrow's grand chariot festival of Lord Jagannath, Lord Baladev and Lady Subhadra.

 

4 July 2019 | 152 photographs, 11.1 Mb
Sri Ratha-Yatra Festival
Devotees joyfully and enthusiastically observe the holy chariot festival of Lord Baladev, Lord Jagannath and Lady Subhadra under the exclusive guidance and in the shade of the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj.

 

6 July 2019 | 38 photographs, 2.7 Mb
South Indian Tour: Puri—Kurmaksetra (Srikakulam)
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj commences the extensive South Indian tour following the footsteps of Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj and Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. During the first leg of the tour, devotees visit temples of Sri Kurmadev and the temple of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's footsteps, remembering the beautiful pastimes the Lord performs in this place.

 

7 July 2019 | 19 photographs, 1.6 Mb
South Indian Tour: Simhachalam—Kovvur (Godavari)
During the second day of the South Indian pilgrimage, happy and peaceful in the shelter of the holy lotus feet of Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj, devotees move further south and visit the temples of Sri Nrisinghadev in Simhachalam and Sri Ramananda Gaudiya Math on the bank of the holy Godavari River.

 

8 July 2019 | 38 photographs, 3.3 Mb
South Indian Tour: Mangalagiri (Vijayawada)
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits with the devotees the temples of Sri Laksmi Nrisinghadev, Sri Panakala Nrisinghadev and a temple of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's lotus footprints in Mangalagiri.

 

9 July 2019 | 18 photographs, 2.7 Mb
South Indian Tour: Srisailam
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj continues South Indian tour and arrives with the devotees in Srisailam, a temple of Lord Siva visited by Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu during His pilgrimage to South India.

 

10 July 2019 | 103 photographs, 10.5 Mb
South Indian Tour: Ahobilam
The next day, in the company of fortunate devotees, with kirtan and Hari-katha, His Divine Grace undertakes a strenuous but a happy walk around the Nallamala Hill in Ahobilam visiting marvellous holy sites of Lord Nrisinghadev and Prahlad Maharaj's pastimes: multiples temples of Lord Nrisinghadev, the places where Lord Nrisinghadev appeared and slew Hiranyakasipu and washed His hands, the school of Prahlada Maharaj and others.

 

14 July 2019 | 17 photographs, 2.6 Mb
From SRI NABADWIP DHAM
After two years of being usurped by an outside party, the holy land of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in Sri Nabadwip Dham, Koladwip, again receives the soothing touch of the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj as His Divine Grace enters Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math to pay obeisance to His Gurudev, Param Guru Maharaj, the holy presiding Deities of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandharva Govinda Sundarjiu, and circumambulate the Temple premises.

 

14 July 2019 | 21 photographs, 1.6 Mb
Sri Nrisingha Palli: Construction Progress
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj pays a visit to Sri Nrisingha Palli to check on the steadily continuing construction of the outbuilding kitchen extension, bathrooms and the extended top floor above the nat mandir.

 

21 July 2019 | 27 photographs, 3.4 Mb
News from Sri Ekachakra Dham: Roof Casting
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj arrives in Sri Ekachakra Dham to supervise the next major step in the ongoing construction of the top floor above the nat mandir: the casting of the roof.

 

22 July 2019 | 12 photographs, 1 Mb
News from Sri Nrisingha Palli: Roof Casting
More good news from the holy dham: His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits the temple in Sri Nrisingha Palli to overlook the casting of the roof atop the new twelve-room floor constructed over the nat mandir for the service to the devotees.

 

 

AUGUST

 

1 August 2019 | 18 photographs, 1.4 Mb
News from Kolkata: Observing Srila B.R. Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj's Disappearance Festival
By his divine wish and desire, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj chooses to observe this supremely auspicious day quietly and solemnly at the Sevak Bhavan of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math Krishnanushilana Sangha in Kolkata amongst the fortunate devotees staying and serving there at present. Sharing photographs from the class and the rest of the programme.

14 August 2019 | 5 photographs, 0.6 Mb
Visiting Ladies' Ashram in Kalna
Much to the joy of the servitors of the temple, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj pays a brief visit to Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math's ladies' ashram in Kalna.

 

 

15 August 2019 | 17 photographs, 1.2 Mb
Visit to Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's Museum
Following the grand opening of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's Museum at Sri Bagh Bazar Gaudiya Math established by Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswat Thakur Prabhupad that took place on 13 August 2019, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits the temple and the museum on the holy appearance day of Lord Balaram.

15 August 2019 | 4 photographs, 0.6 Mb
Sri Baladev Purnima
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj grants his merciful darshan on the holy appearance day of Sri Baladev Prabhu and speaks to the assembled and worldwide devotees about Sri Baladev Prabhu, His unique and special qualities and pastimes.

 

17 August 2019 | 17 photographs, 0.7 Mb
Sri Nrisingha Palli: Construction Progress
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits Sri Nrisingha Palli to supervise the construction continuing as far as it is possible in the current rainy season and give further instructions to the workers and nourishment to the servitors at the temple.

 

17 August 2019 | 24 photographs, 2 Mb
Anniversary Festival of West London Temple
August assembly of worldwide Vaishnavs preside at the celebration of the fifth anniversary of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math's Branch in West London (Hazelmere Close, Feltham) with many local and worldwide devotees uniting to render auspicious service at the festival.

 

22 August 2019 | 34 photographs, 2 Mb
Sri Krishna Janmastami Adhivas
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj arrives at the Tarakeshwar branch of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math to observe the holy appearance day of Lord Sri Krishna among the Vaishnavs, devotees, and friends of the Mission, showering his causeless and unlimited mercy upon the fortunate souls assembled at His Divine Grace's holy lotus feet on this auspicious occasion.

23 August 2019 | 41 photographs, 2.8 Mb
Sri Krishna Janmastami Festival
Sharing photographs of the grand festival in honour of Lord Sri Krishna's appearance observed beautifully by the fortunate devotees in the shade of the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in Tarakeshwar, in the shelter of Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Radha Madan Mohan jiu.

24 August 2019 | 29 photographs, 1.5 Mb
Sri Nandotsav: Festival of Sri Nanda Maharaj
Photographs from the culmination of the grand annual of Lord Sri Krishna's appearance—the grand festival commemorating the festival Sri Yasoda Mayi and Sri Nanda Maharaj make to celebrate the appearance of their son. On this day, devotees participate in numerous services, including helping transfer the lions to the front of the Temple, hearing nourishing Hari-katha, and serving and honouring the holy maha-prasadam.

 

27 August 2019 | 28 photographs, 1.4 Mb
News from Sri Nrisingha Palli: Construction Progress
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj pays a visit to the temple at Sri Nrisingha Palli to supervise the rapidly progressing construction: with most of brick works being done, the plastering works are well under way now. His Divine Grace checks everything thoroughly and makes sure the works are done properly and timely.

 

31 August 2019 | 6 photographs, 0.5 Mb
Evening class in Kolkata
Photographs from the evening class in Kolkata during which His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj speaks online to the devotees in Caracas, Venezuela, bestowing his divine mercy upon the fortunate souls.

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

2 September 2019 | 24 photographs, 2 Mb
Temple Construction Progress in Uluberia
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits Uluberia to supervise the casting of the roof, one of the most crucial stages of construction, as well as give further guidance and bestow his darshan to the devotees tirelessly assisting the construction.

 

4 September 2019 | 4 photographs, 2 Mb
Arrival in Siliguri
Fulfilling his divine promise to the devotees' hearts, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj arrives in Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in Siliguri to observe the supremely auspicious and special festival of Sri Radhastami.

 

5 September 2019 | 8 photographs, 0.6 Mb
Sri Lalita Saptami and Sri Radhastami Adhivas in Siliguri
The eve of Sri Radhastami and the holy appearance day of Sri Lalita Devi is filled with numerous services at the temple and outside: while a large group of devotees arrives from other parts of West Bengal and nearby Nepal, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj goes out to collect bhog for the festival and makes all necessary arrangements for the upcoming grand festival.

 

6 September 2019 | 38 photographs, 2.8 Mb
Sri Radhastami Maha-Mahotsav in Siliguri
The grand holy festival of Sri Radhastami is observed happily and gorgeously in the shade of the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj: relishing the sweet flow of the nectarean Hari-katha, kirtans, prasadam and various services, devotees' hearts are nourished in the holy association of Sri Gurupadpadma and Vaishnavs. All ten directions are purified and jubilant in the waves of Sri Harinam sankirtan resounding throughout Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math all over the world.

 

13 September 2019 | 8 photographs, 0.6 Mb
News from Bankura and Visit to Panchapalli
After many months we get a glimpse of the steadily continuing construction of Sevak Bhavan adjoining Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math temple in Bankura. His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj pays a brief visit to the temple to supervise the construction and on the way back visits pious devotees in Panchapalli.

 

14 September 2019 | 23 photographs, 1.2 Mb
News from Sri Nrisingha Palli: Construction Progress
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits Sri Nrisingha Palli temple to check on the construction progress and give further instructions, as well as bestow mercy upon a fortunate soul who has come to take shelter of Sri Gurupadpadma.

 

16 September 2019 | 4 photographs, 0.5 Mb
Online Darshan of Sri Gurupadpadma
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj bestows his mercy on the pious devotees of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math residing in Spain and speaks to them in an online discourse.

 

20 September 2019 | 17 photographs, 1.2 Mb
Sri Nrisingha Palli: Construction Progress
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in Sri Nrisingha Palli to supervise the steadily continuing construction and purchase flower plants at a local nursery.

 

 

 

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