Srila B.R. Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj's
Tirobhav Mahotsav in Kolkata
Monday, 20 July 2020
Dum Dum Park Sevak Bhavan, Kolkata, West Bengal
bhakter nirmala-nirjharasya nibhrtam samraksakam sadaram
vande sri-gurudevam anata-sira acharya-varyam nijam
"I bow my head in eternal obeisance to my Gurudev, the best of acharyas,
Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj. He is the ever vigilant, stalwart
guardian of the current of pure devotion whose highest form flows from our
most worshippable Sri Rupanuga Guru-varga in their exclusive dedication to
Mahabhav, Srimati Radharani."
vaisnavera pada-dhuli tahe mora snana-keli
tarpana mora vaisnavera nama
vaisnavera uchchhista tahe mora mano-nistha
vaisnavera namete ullasa
"The feet dust of the Vaishnavs is where I sport and take bath, Vaishnavs'
name is the water oblation. My mind is intently fixed upon the remnants of
Vaishnavs, and I am elated at the name of Vaishnavs."
gangara-parasa ha-ile paschate pavana
darsane pavitra kara—ei tomara guna
"If the Ganges touches someone, they are purified some time later; but one
becomes purified just by seeing you, O Vaishnava Thakur. Such is your power."
Sripad Sajjan Maharaj, Sripad Parivrajak Maharaj, and Sripad Sannyasi Maharaj at the noon programme while other devotees are busily engaged with the kitchen services.
Their Lordships Sri Sri Gaura Nityananda Prabhu
Krishna Sundari Devi Dasi (Australia) and Arati Devi Dasi preparing bhoga for Their Lordships.
An affectionate offering prepared by the devotees for the pleasure of Sri Gurupadpadma and Their Lordships.
Sudevi Devi Dasi serving prasadam to the devotees.
In the meantime, His Divine Grace comes to Srila Govinda Maharaj's veranda to offer his obeisance and a garland.
...Offering obeisance at the lotus feet of Srila B.R. Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj.
In the evening, His Divine Grace Srila Acharya Maharaj speaks to the devotees worldwide, happily remembering the pastimes of Srila Sridhar Maharaj.
During the kirtans.
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