IAB Censures its own “Head”, Sripada Acharya Maharaja.

(11/11/11)
by Bhu-bhara Haraya das

In an apparent effort to cut off its head to spite its face, the International Acharya Board announced today it was censuring one of its four acharyas who they had previously selected as its public face, the “Head” of the Board, Sripada Acharya Maharaja.

In its customary fashion, the IAB took this decision due to the urging of its only non-acharya member, Sripada Bhakti Sudhira Goswami Maharaja, who appears to now be doing “officially” what he previously did by less obvious means, directing all the activities of the IAB.

In July Sripada Avadhuta Maharaja issued a proclamation declaring Goswami Maharaja to be the Supreme Preceptor Cum Acharya (SPCA) of all devotees of Sri Chaitanya Saraswata Math.

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The Road to Deviation, Deception & Deceit

The following three emails are offered as background to the issues discussed in the newest edition of “The Acharyas Dialogue #7 – Deviation, Deception & Deceit“.

From:        BK Giri <[email protected]>
Subject:     Todays phone call.
Date:         April 8, 2011 11:04:53 AM EDT
To:             Mahananda <[email protected]>

Dear Sriman Mahananda Prabhu,

Please accept my humble obeisances.

Prabhu, I sent the below enclosed text as a response to a few devotees who have been asking me about the stories regarding Srila Acharya Maharaja.

You understand I have to respond to questions. I hope you don’t find my response outside the bounds of my conversation with you today.

I was very sincere in what I told you regarding your service there during the time of our two predecessor Acharyas and now Srila Acharya Maharaja. Srila Govinda Maharaja was very clear in his Will, and personally, Read More...

Srila Sridhara Maharaja’s Appearance Festival (10/21/11)

10/21/11
Srila Sridhara Maharaja’s Appearance Day
Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math


The temple rooms of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math before the beginning of the festivities.


Gadaira Gauranga das preparing the ghee wicks.


Final prepping of the aroti tray.


Offering a flower during aroti.


Offering a fully lit ghee lamp.


A blazing good conclusion to the aroti.


Their Divine Lordships and our parampara.


Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gardarvika Giridharijiu ki jai!


Lila Sundari Devi dasi offers pushpanjali to Srila Govinda Maharaja.


Srila Giri Maharaja gives a talk on the occasion of Srila Sridhara Maharaja’s appearance day.


Our Divine Spiritual Preceptors.