Veracruz Mexico : Tour Photos (12/8/07)

12/8/07
Veracruz Mexico : Tour Photos

Ever wonder where cities come from? They come from seeds. Here's one now, sprouting up next to Spd. Giri Maharaj.
Ever wonder where cities come from? They come from seeds. Here’s one now, sprouting up next to Spd. Giri Maharaj.
Lila Sundari Devi during a short layover at Dallas/Ft. Worth airport on the way to Veracruz. Oct. 20, '07. Note the red luggage tag on her purse.
Lila Sundari Devi during a short layover at Dallas/Ft. Worth airport on the way to Veracruz. Oct. 20, ’07. Note the red luggage tag on her purse.
Sripad Ashram Maharaj welcomes & introduces Srila Govinda Maharaj to Veracruz.
Sripad Ashram Maharaj welcomes & introduces Srila Govinda Maharaj to Veracruz.
Challenged by another photographer, our light weapons fight to a draw.
Challenged by another photographer, our light weapons fight to a draw.
Sirman Ranajit Prabhu is always attentive to the needs of Srila Gurudev.
Sirman Ranajit Prabhu is always attentive to the needs of Srila Gurudev.
The temple room is filled to overflowing...
The temple room is filled to overflowing…
... as Srila Govinda Maharaj gets his first opportunity to speak to everyone in Veracruz during his 23rd. world tour..
… as Srila Govinda Maharaj gets his first opportunity to speak to everyone in Veracruz during his 23rd. world tour..
It would be easier to frame these photos if Pitambar Prabhu were not so tall.
It would be easier to frame these photos if Pitambar Prabhu were not so tall.
Spd. Ashram Maharaj speaks at the request of Srila Govinda Maharaj.
Spd. Ashram Maharaj speaks at the request of Srila Govinda Maharaj.
Sripad Parvat Maharaj after another of his great photographs. Where's Jamuna Priya Devi?
Sripad Parvat Maharaj after another of his great photographs. Where’s Jamuna Priya Devi?
Sirla Gurudev's police detail keep a vigilant eye on everyone, including me.
Sirla Gurudev’s police detail keep a vigilant eye on everyone, including me.
Sriapd Janardan Maharaj speaks in glorification of Srila Govinda Maharaj, Srila Sridhar Maharaj and the parampara.
Sriapd Janardan Maharaj speaks in glorification of Srila Govinda Maharaj, Srila Sridhar Maharaj and the parampara.
Srimati Vaidehi Devi captures the event on video. There's Pitambar again increasing the height of the frame.
Srimati Vaidehi Devi captures the event on video. There’s Pitambar again increasing the height of the frame.
The devotees are obviously enlivened by Spd. Janardan Maharaj's words.
The devotees are obviously enlivened by Spd. Janardan Maharaj’s words.
Srila Govinda Maharaj prepares his camera...
Srila Govinda Maharaj prepares his camera…
... and takes his own photo of the altar.
… and takes his own photo of the altar.
Taken from Spd. Ashram Maharaj's room, looking across the courtyard into Gurudev's room.
Taken from Spd. Ashram Maharaj’s room, looking across the courtyard into Gurudev’s room.
Sirmati Madhuchanda Devi radiates everyone's happiness with Gurudev's first meeting in the temple.
Sirmati Madhuchanda Devi radiates everyone’s happiness with Gurudev’s first meeting in the temple.
Gurudev takes some refreshment in his own room in the Veracruz temple.
Gurudev takes some refreshment in his own room in the Veracruz temple.
L-R, Srimatis Laksmi Rani Devi, Praneswari Devi and Prabhu Braja Basi
L-R, Srimatis Laksmi Rani Devi, Praneswari Devi and Prabhu Braja Basi
Madhuchanda Devi manages all the affairs of Gurudev's visit while  keeping the same pleasant expression.
Madhuchanda Devi manages all the affairs of Gurudev’s visit while keeping the same pleasant expression.
Srimati Lila Sundari Devi does not even take time to remove her luggage tag before running to Gurudev's darshan.
Srimati Lila Sundari Devi does not even take time to remove her luggage tag before running to Gurudev’s darshan.