Thursday, August 20, 2009

Srila Prabhupada's Appearance Day celebration in Mayapur, August 2009

Srila Prabhupada's Appearance Day was celebrated in Mayapur by devotees offering their glorifications to His Divine Grace, followed by abhisekha, puspanjaly, Gurupuja, kirtan and prasad.
Devotees read their offerings from community Vyasa Puja Book offered to Srila Prabhupada. Hari Sauri Prabhu was MC of the program, Padmalochan Das presented Vyasa Puja book, which is hand-made by community devotees, Suchitendriya Das was translating to Bengali.

This year we offered 12-th Vyasa Puja Book of this kind for the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada:

Vyasa Puja book offering - acknowledgments of devotees participating in making this large hand-made book for Srila Prabhupada:

Offering by Padmalochan Das:

Jananivasa Prabhu reading his offering to Srila Prabhupada:

Umapati Swami reads his offering to Srila Prabhupada:

Hrimati Mataji reads her offering to SrilaPrabhupada:

In the evening devotes offered lamps to Srila Prabhupada:

Children's program was orginised by Ragatmika Mataji and took place day before Janmastami in the SB class room on the second floor of Pancha-tattva temple extention blding.
Children held the full Vyasa Puja celebration with reading offerings, abhisek, puspanjaly, Gurupuja, kirtan and prasad.

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Janmastami in ISKCON Mayapur temple, August 2009

Janmastami day darsan:

Mangala aroti next morning after Janmastami night, shot inside the altar:

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Balarama Appearance Day in Mayapur, August 2009

Abhisekha in the temple:

breaking honey pot pastime on Lord Balarama's Appearance Day:

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Devotees are busy making Vyasa Puja book

Mayapur devotees are busy making community Vyasa Puja book for the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada.
Vasa Puja offerings from Mayapur residents will be presented in a hand-made book, made by hands of community devotees.

pictures of work in progress: