Sri Mayapur Dham Vaishnav Seva

Wednesday, 2 September, 2020
Mayapur, Nabadwip, Nadia, West Bengal

 

 

pujya-sri-guru-varga-vandita-mahabhavanvitayah sada
paurvaparya-parampara-prachalita-prajya-pramurtakrteh
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."

 

 


His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj mentioned: "I am going to Nrisingha Palli, Mayapur, soon because I must supply temples in Mayapur with some rice, potato, dal, oil. In this pandemic situation, the condition at all temples is not so good, that is why I am giving something to them—I can give a little to each temple. I collected rice and potato earlier this year, and we can distribute it. When we make festivals, we invite all sadhus, and at that time we use much bhoga, but this year past few months we have not been able to make festivals, so at least we can give something to each temple, then everybody will be happy. This is Vaishnav seva."

On the order of His Divine Grace, Sripad Niriha Maharaj, accompanied by a few other devotees, fulfils this great and rare service—entering each Gaudiya Temple, His Holiness and devotees bow down to the residents of the temples and humbly offer bhoga for their temples on behalf of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and Sri Gurupadpadma. Many are taken aback, many are touched, but everyone happily offers their prayers and blessings to the devotees and become overwhelmed by the unexpected token of familial, brotherly affection of Sri Gurupadpadma Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj.

 


 

     

 


 

     

 


 


Devotees delivered sacks of rice and potato, packets of oil and soya chunks, as well as a bag of dal to each temple.

 


 


 

     

 


Sri Gopinath Gaudiya Math

 


Sri Krishna Chaitanya Math founded by Srila Bhakti Kamal Madhusudan Goswami Maharaj

 

     

 

     

 

     
At Sri Chaitanya Bhavagat Math, established by Srila B.V Jajavar Maharaj. Maharaj happily accepts the bhoga.

 

     
(On the left: Leaving Sri Chaitanya Bhavagat Math. On the right: Entering Sripad Bhakti Dayita Madhav Goswami Maharaj's Sri Chaitanya Gaudiya Math)

 


 


 


Maharaj is taken by surprise by the unexpected visit.

 


Outside Sri Chaitanya Gaudiya Math

 

     

 


Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mission

 


Above and below: at Sri Sri Jagai Madhai Ghat

 


 

     
Above and below: Sri Sri Shanta Goswami Gaudiya Math

 


 


Sri Narayan Goswami Gaudiya Math founded by Srila Bhakti Sharan Narayan Maharaj.

 


 

     

 

     

 

     
On the right: Sri Sri Saraswat Gaudiya Sraman Ashram founded by Srila Bhakti Pramode Puri Goswami Maharaj

 

     

 


 

     

 

 


 


 


 

     
Reaching Sri Yogapith, the holy birthplace of Sriman Mahaprabhu. On the right is the holy neem tree under which Lord Nimai appeared.

 

     

 


 


Entering Srivas Angan, the house of Sri Srivas Pandit.

 


 

 


 


 

     

 

     

 

     

 


 


In the courtyard of Akarmathraj Sri Chaitanya Math, the main headquarters of Sri Gaudiya Maths of Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur

 

 

     

 

     

 

     
On the left: Touched by the gift, Maharaj mercifully gives Sripad Niriha Maharaj some prasadam.

 

     

 

     

 

 


 


 


 

     

 

     

 


 

     
At Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur's samadhi mandir at Svananda Sukhada Kunja

 

 

     

 


At Sri Subarna Bihar Gaudiya Math

 

 

 

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