Photos from the Day of Srila Govinda Maharaja’s Tirobhava 2019

My dandavats.
I thought you might like to see some photos taken on the day of Srila Govinda Maharaja’s tirobhava.
Lila Sundari Devi collected a great number of apple blossoms from neighbors to use for decorating.
There are two large vases like this, one on each side of the altar.
Lila also collected many magnolia tree blossoms which were also used for offering/decorating.
 
Bhoga offerings included shaka (top of plate) collected from our yard. When Srila Gurudeva was here I prepared this for him fried in mustard oil with chili, mustard seeds, etc. and he liked it very much.
Sri Sri Guru Gauranga
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“Remembrances of Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada” By Sriman Nabadwip das Adhikari

1 Walking with Prabhupad NY 1971

Walking with Srila Prabhupada in New York. I’m in the back wearing a dark jacket. 1971

 

2 Airport NY 1972

At the New York airport. 1972

 

3 Goswami Maharaj

Henry Street Temple. Gosvami Maharaj holding mrdunga. I’m in front with head turned. 1972

 

4 Holding umbrella 1973

New York airport. 1972

 

5 Tape Recording 1973

Setting up tape recorder for Srila Prabhupada to record “Jaya Radhe, Jaya Krishna, Jaya Vrndaban…” 1974

 

6 playing mrdunga

Prabhupada laying down second track for Jaya Radhe… recording.

 

7 Recording 1973

Listening to the recording of Jaya Radhe.., I’m on the far right of Srila Prabhupada. That was a great relief … Read More...

Srimati Anuradha devi dasi gets a replacement Tulsi mala from Srila BK Giri Maharaja (1/6/13)

Srimati Anuradha devi dasi gets a replacement Tulsi mala from Srila Govinda Maharaja’s rtvik SCS Math Acaryya Srila BK Giri Maharaja attended by Sriman Radha-Syama dasa brahmachari


Anuradha devi dasi leads the singing of Sri Guru Arati
in glorification of Srila Govinda Maharaja.


Anuradha devi dasi and her son Krsna dasa.


Anuradha devi dasi receiving her new Tulsi mala and letter
from Srila Giri Maharaja, SCS Math, NJ,
rtvik for Srila Govinda Maharaja.

Anuradha devi dasi received her new Tulsi mala from Srila Govinda Maharaja’s rtvik, Acaryya of SCS Math, Srila BK Giri Maharaja… Read More...

Sri Govinda Ashram servitors go to recovery center to preach and distribute books (1/5/13)

1/5/2013
Sri Govinda Ashram servitors go to recovery center to preach and distribute books

Attended by Sriman Indra Bandhu dasa, and bhakta Ben

Commentary by Indra Bandhu dasa.

Photos by Indra Bandhu dasa and Jess (a resident at Bridgeway)


Commentary by Indra Bandhu dasa:

Bhakta Ben and I went to Bridgeway Recovery Center in Salem, Oregon to visit someone named Will bhakta Ben had met who invited us to the center. Will expressed he was interested in some new books, and that he wished to hear about the Sri Govinda Divya-vani Seva Ashram and Krishna Consciousness. Bhakta Ben and I came prepared with… Read More...

Sri Govinda Ashram servitors distribute SCS Math scripture (1/3/13)

Fearless at His Lotus Feet

Sri Govinda Ashram servitors distribute SCS Math scripture, attended by Sriman Indra Bandhu dasa, and bhakta Ben

Photos and commentary by Indra Bandhu dasa and bhakta Ben.

Bhakta Ben distributes “Home Comfort” to Zach.

Darien offers some laksmi to the Ashram for “Sri Guru and His Grace”.

Angel and Izel are eager to start “The Search for Sri Krishna” while Bhakta Ben continues his.

They are happy to hear about Srila Giri Maharaja, Acharya of the SCS Math,
Sri Krishna and Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu, from Indra Bandhu dasa.

Commentary… Read More...

Book distribution and kirtan in downtown Salem, Oregon (1/2/13)

1/2/13
Sri Govinda Divya-vani Seva Ashram servitors
book distribution and kirtan in downtown Salem, Oregon

Attended by Sriman Radha-Syama dasa brahmachari,

Indra Bandhu dasa, and bhakta Ben

Photos taken by Radha-Syama dasa and Indra Bandhu dasa
C
ommentary by Indra Bandhu dasa and Radha-Syama dasa

Indra Bandhu prabhu and bhakta Ben begin their loving search.

Commentary by Indra Bandhu dasa:

The servitors of Sri Govinda Divya-vani Seva Ashram are aspiring daily to spread the Holy Name of Sri Sri Guru-Gauranga around the world, mercifully distributing everywhere we can, aspiring to participate… Read More...

Srila Govinda Maharaja Appearance Day 2012, Ashram Anniversary, Saffron Anniversary (12/30/12 )

12/30/2012

The grand 84th Appearance Day Celebration of Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa-parivrajakacharyya-varyya astottara-sata-sri Srimad Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev Goswami Maharaja, one year anniversery of Sri Govinda Divya-vani Seva Ashram, and one year anniversery of Sriman Radha-Syama dasa brahmachari taking saffron from SCS Math Acaryya Srila B.K. Giri Maharaja

Photos taken by Indra Bandhu dasa and Radha-Syama dasa brahmachari. Writing and captions by Radha-Syama dasa.

 

Celebrating this first anniversary of the Sri Govinda Divya-vani Seva Ashram, and first year anniversary… Read More...

Photo journal of the week of Sri Krishna Janmastami/Srila Prabhupada’s Avirbhava (9/25/12)

8/7/12 – 8/12/12

Photo report of visit of Sriman Indra Bandhu dasa from Sri Govinda Divya-vani Seva Ashram in Salem, Oregon, and Sanaz of California.

Sri Krishna Janmastami Srila Swami Maharaja’s Appearance Day
Initiation of Srimati Sudevi devi dasi

Photos taken by Indra Bandhu dasa and Sudevi devi dasi.

 


Srila Bhakti Kanan Giri Maharaja and Srimati Lila Sundari devi dasi pick us up at the airport. He’s a good driver.


Stocking up on groceries for the visit on the way to the Math, with Srimati Lila Sundari devi dasi.


Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math! Shortly after arrival Read More...