PHOTOGRAPHS 2020

 

JANUARY 2020

 

1 January 2020 | 5 photographs, 0.4 Mb
Online Programme: Singapore
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj grants devotees from Singapore his holy darshan bestowing his causeless mercy and nourishing Hari-katha.

 

 

2-3 January 2020 | 22 photographs, 1.6 Mb
Preaching Programmes in Vijayawada
Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj graces the devotees and all fortunate souls by once again placing his holy lotus feet on the land of Vijayawada to carry the divine banner of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math to every heart, nook and cranny of this world. Sharing photographs from the first two days of the four-day preaching tour of His Divine Grace.

 

4-5 January 2020 | 21 photographs, 1.5 Mb
Preaching Programmes in Vijayawada
Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj continues the South Indian preaching tour and attends several preaching programmes hosted or organised by the devotees. Sharing photographs from the last two days of the tour.

 

6 January 2020 | 7 photographs, 0.6 Mb
Preaching Programmes in Vijayawada
Photographs from the last day in Vijayawada before His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj returns to West Bengal to continue the preaching programmes and preparations to the forthcoming festivals.

 

11 January 2020 | 12 photographs, 1.4 Mb
Uluberia: Construction Progress
Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj pays a brief visit to Uluberia to check on the ongoing construction of the new temple and give further instructions to the workers.

 

11 January 2020 | 24 photographs, 2 Mb
Journey to Ganga Sagar
Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj takes the devotees on a memorable and happy journey to Sri Ganga Sagar Festival on a boat down the Ganges. Following the six-hour journey, everyone arrives happily at the temple.

 

12 January 2020 | 29 photographs, 1.9 Mb
Sri Ganga Sagar Festival (Day One)
The first day in Sri Ganga Sagar passes happily in various services and nourishing Hari-katha. Fortunate devotees spend the day in the shelter and guidance of His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj engaging in various devotional activities throughout the day.

 

14 January 2020 | 17 photographs, 1.5 Mb
Monthly Preaching in Malaysia
To support and spread the mission of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in Malaysia, devotees participate in monthly preaching programmes in downtown Petaling Jaya (Kuala Lumpur). Sharing photographs from the latest event.

 

18-19 January 2020 | 29 photographs, 1.5 Mb
Grand Festival at Sri Uluberia Temple
Humbly praying for the footdust of the devotees we are delighted to share photographs from the recent grand preaching programme that took place for the very first time at the new temple of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat in Sri Uluberia. His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj happily presides over the assembly of distinguished Vaishnavs and most fortunate souls.

 

22 January 2020 | 16 photographs, 1.1 Mb
Visiting Sri Kadigachha and Betur Temples
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj pays a visit to Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math branches in Kadigachha (Bardman) and Betur (Bankura) to see to the temple maintenance.

 

23 & 25 January 2020 | 37 photographs, 1.5 Mb
Starting Rice Collection
Continuing the annual service to the Mission of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj commences this year's rice collection for the upcoming festivals. Sharing photographs from the first two days.

 

26 January 2020 | 19 photographs, 1.8 Mb
Preaching Programme
Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj attends a preaching programme in the Hooghly district, much to the joy of the devotees who receive the darshan of His Divine Grace and an opportunity to serve Vaishnavs.

 

27-28 January 2020

(Day One)
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—{ Preaching in Basirhat }—
Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj continues the annual preaching programme of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in West Bengal and attends an extensive two-day programme in Basirhat, North 24 Parganas. Photographs taken on 27 and 28 January 2020.
(Day Two)
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29 January 2020 | 15 photographs, 1.3 Mb
Preaching in Basirhat (Day Three)
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj continues preaching programme in Basirhat, North 24 Parganas, and attends two more programmes, at noon and in the evening, incessantly nourishing the fortunate devotees with Hari-katha and Sri Upadesh.

 

30 January 2020 | 9 photographs, 0.9 Mb
Preaching Programme in Uluberia
The next leg of the annual West Bengal preaching takes His Divine Grace to Uluberia where devotees lovingly host a large Vaishnav seva programme for the benefit of all jiva souls.

 

 

FEBRUARY 2020

 

2 February 2020 | 34 photographs, 3.3 Mb
Arrival at Sri Ekachakra Dham
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj takes devotees to Sri Ekachakra Dham and proceeds to a preaching programme. In the meantime, devotees busily engage in the many services around the temple that are left to complete in the few days remaning before the grand festival.

 

3-4 February 2020 | 23 photographs, 1.8 Mb
Service at Sri Ekachakra Dham
The preparations for the festivals are in full swing as devotees clean, scrub, wipe and dust the temple and Sevak Bhavan. In the evening, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj returns from preaching.

 

 

5 February 2020 | 44 photographs, 3.9 Mb
Grand Festival at Sri Ekachakra Dham (Day One)
Photographs taken during the first day of the grand annual festival at Sri Ekachakra Dham in the shade of the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj. Devotees joyfully reunite with each other and prepare for the main festival.

 

 

6 February 2020 | 61 photographs, 6 Mb
Grand Festival at Sri Ekachakra Dham (2 | Varaha Dvadasi)
Photographs taken during the second day of the grand annual festival at Sri Ekachakra Dham in the shade of the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and in the assembly of holy Vaishnavs from all over the world.

 

7 February 2020 | 113 photographs, 12 Mb
Grand Festival at Sri Ekachakra Dham (3 | Nityananda Trayodasi)
Taking shelter at the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj, supremely fortunate devotees celebrate the appearance day of Lord Nityananda Prabhu all over the world, crying for His inconceivable mercy. We are honoured to share photographic glimpses of the grand celebration at Sri Ekachakra Dham, the very appearance place of Sriman Nityananda Prabhu, for the pleasure of His Divine Grace and all devotees worldwide.

 

14 February 2020 | 29 photographs, 2.4 Mb
Preaching in Tarakeshwar Area
Right after the festival in Sri Ekachakra Dham, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj resumes extensive preaching in West Bengal collecting bhoga and summoning fortunate jiva souls for the upcoming festival in Sri Nabadwip Dham. We are honoured to share glimpses from one of the recent preaching days.

 

15 February 2020 | 18 photographs, 1.6 Mb
Preaching Programmes
Photographs from the ongoing preaching programmes in West Bengal. His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj is collecting bhoga and summoning fortunate jiva souls for the upcoming festival in Sri Nabadwip Dham.

 

17-23 February 2020 | 39 photographs, 3.8 Mb
Preaching and Collection
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj tirelessly goes house to house spending day after day in the service to the Mission—preaching, collecting bhoga, constantly inviting devotees to the forthcoming festivals, bestowing his causeless mercy in all four directions, bestowing unparalleled Hari-katha and darshan upon thousands of souls who are fortunate to witness or take part in these holy pastimes of Sri Gurupadpadma.

 

26 February 2020 | 25 photographs, 2.5 Mb
Preaching Programme in Haripur-Kinkarbati
His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj accepts an invitation to attend a Vaishnav-Seva programme in Hooghly. Devotees joyfully take part in the service festival for the pleasure of His Divine Grace and assembled Vaishnavs.

 

 

MARCH 2020

 

2-3 March 2020 | 33 photographs, 3 Mb
At Sri Nrisingha Palli
Photographs from the past two days taking at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Sri Nrisingha Palli. As more and more devotees arrive from all over India and other countries, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj happily welcomes everyone in anticipation of the grand festival of Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama.

 

4 March 2020 | 39 photographs, 3.5 Mb
Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama Adhivas
Photographs taken during the main programmes one the eve of Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama from Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Sri Nrisingha Palli, in the shelter of and under the guidance of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila B.N> Acharya Maharaj, as well as many venerable senior Vaishnavs and loving devotees.

 

5 March 2020 | 60 photographs, 6.3 Mb
Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama: Day One
Photographs of the first day of Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama. His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj takes devotees to Sri Godrumdwip: Sri Subarna Bihar, Sri Surabhi Kunja Math, Sri Svananda-sukhada-kunja (bhajan kutir of Srila Bhakivinod Thakur), Sri Harihar Ksetra, and Sri Madhyadwip (Hamsavahan).

 

6 March 2020 | 60 photographs, 6.3 Mb
Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama: Day Two
Photographs of the second day of Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama. His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj takes devotees to Sri Antardwip and Simantadwip: Sri Chaitanya Math, Sri Nandan Acharya Bhavan, Puspa-samadhi mandir of Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaj Prabhupad, Sri Madhai Ghat, Sri Yogapith, Srivas Angan, Sri Advaita Bhavan, Sri Gadadhar Pandit Bhavan, Sri Chaitanya Math, Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur Prabhupad's Samadhi Mandir, Srila Gaura Kishor Das Babaji Maharaj's Samadhi, Sri Kazi Samadhi,Sri Jagannath Mandir, and Sridhar Angan.

 

7 March 2020 | 47 photographs, 4.6 Mb
Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama: Day Three
Photographs of the third day of Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama. Despite some unpleasant rain in the morning, His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj firmly leads Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama encouraging devotees to brave the austerity and not to lose focus. On this day, the parikrama party visits Sri Koladwip: Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Sri Buroraj Siva, Sri Prauddha Maya, Sri Vishnupriya Devi's house, and the samadhi-mandir of Srila Jagannath Das Babaji Maharaj. The day culminates with some auspicious news for all the devotees worldwide.

 

8 March 2020 | 54 photographs, 5.8 Mb
Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama: Day Four
Photographs of the final, fourth, day of Sri Nabadwip Dham parikrama spent in nourishing guidance His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj. This day, Sri Champahatti, Sri Samudragad, Sri Vidya Nagar, the birthplace of Srila Sarvabhauma Bhatttachya, Sri Saranga Thakur's temple, and Sri Mamgacchi—the rest of Sri Koladwip, Sri Jahnudwip, Sri Rtudwip, and Sri Modadrumdwip.

 

9 March 2020 | 23 photographs, 2 Mb
Sri Gaura Purnima: Morning
Glimpses of the morning programmes at Sri Nrisingha Palli, including the great joyful news of a new sannyasi leader of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math family. His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj happily confers sannyas order upon Sri Rajaram Prabhu of Ecuador who now bears the name of Sripad Bhakti Bandhav Puri Maharaj.

 

9 March 2020 | 56 photographs, 5.6 Mb
Sri Gaura Purnima: Evening
Photographs taken during the evening programme and the main celebration of Sri Gaura Purnima in the shelter of the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj and venerable Vaishnavs assembled on this holy day at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Sri Nrisingha Palli.

 

9 March 2020 | 17 photographs, 1.4 Mb
Sri Gaura Purnima Celebration in Soquel
Photographs from the grand celebration of Sri Gaurasundar's appearance observed by the devotees in Soquel, California, USA, in the shelter and under guidance of Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj.

 

10 March 2020 | 13 photographs, 1.4 Mb
Sri Jagannath Misra's Anandotsav
In the shelter of the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj, devotees observe the holy festiva of Sri Jagannath Misra remembering the joy and devotion of Sri Jagannath Misra and Sri Sachi Mata.

 

12-13 March 2020 | 8 photographs, 0.9 Mb
Evening Programmes in Sri Nrisingha Palli
Photographs taken during evening programmes after Sri Gaura Purnima festival. Fortunate devotees get to hear more Hari-katha from the holy lotus mouth of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj and relish the association of senior Vaishnavs and devotees.

 

14 March 2020 | 44 photographs, 4 Mb
Annual Maha-Mahotsav at Sripat Hapaniya Dham
Supremely fortunate devotees come to Sripat Hapaniya Dham, the holy birth place of Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj, and observe the annual vigraha-pratistha festival in the shelter of the holy lotus feet of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj, Srila Bhakti Kusum Ashram Maharaj and other senior Vaishnavs.

 

17 March 2020 | 4 photographs, 0.5 Mb
Auspicious Arrival in Kolkata
Under the auspices of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj, devotees in Kolkata and all over the world, rejoice at and celebrate the beginning of a new chapter of their holy spiritual service lives here at the Sevak Bhavan at Dum Dum Park.

 

 

APRIL 2020

 

2 April 2020 | 4 photographs, 0.3 Mb
Sri Rama Navami Class in Kolkata
Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj mercifully speaks to the assembled devotees at Sri Sevak Bhavan in Dum Dum Park, Kolkata, on Sri Rama Navami day with the darshan being broadcast worldwide for the nourishment of the devotees.

 

5 April 2020 | 9 photographs, 0.9 Mb
Srila B.S. Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj's Disappearance Festival
Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj observes the holy disappearance day of Om Vishnupad Srila B.S. Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj quietly in Kolkata, mercifully giving his holy darshan to fortunate devotees in the evening, speaking nourishing and heart-felt Hari-katha for everyone's eternal spiritual benefit.

 

18 April 2020 | 9 photographs, 1 Mb
Preaching at Sri Nrisingha Palli Temple
On the merciful order of Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj, devotees at Sri Nrisingha Palli start relief service in the area by taking up distribution of rice, potato, and a chance for eternal spiritual benefit among the people afflicted by the lockdown. [Apart from this, devotees in the temples around India are continuing the services steadily and peacefully in the eternal shelter of the holy lotus feet of Sri Gurupadpadma.]

 

26 April 2020 | 8 photographs, 0.7 Mb
Sri Gurupadpadma's Darshan
Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj showers his causeless mercy on the fortunate souls all over the world by bestowing upon them the eternal benefit of his nourishing Hari-katha and holy association.

 

27 April 2020 | 12 photographs, 1.5 Mb
Construction News from Sri Nrisingha Palli Temple
Sharing happy news from Sri Nrisingha Palli Temple: soon after Sri Gaura Purnima Festival, Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj has commenced construction works to arrange for one more floor atop sri nat mandir for devotees' accommodation during the festival. Although the works were halted by the country-wide lockdown, the construction has progressed quite rapidly with most walls already erected.

 

 

MAY 2020

 

3 May 2020 | 6 photographs, 0.5 Mb
Initiation Ceremony in São Paulo
During the recent online class, Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj gave Harinam initiation to two fortunate souls from São Paulo, Brazil, welcoming them into the family of the Lord.

 

6 May 2020 | 25 photographs, 2.8 Mb
Holy Darshan from Sri Nrisingha Palli Temple
Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj comes to Sri Nrisingha Palli offer his respects to Lord Sri Nrisinghadev and supervise the ongoing construction works on the top floor. Sharing photographs taken this morning.

 

6 May 2020 | 7 photographs, 0.7 Mb
Kolkata: Sri Nrisingha-Chaturdasi Programme
Devotees happily observe Sri Nrisingha-chaturdasi in the shelter of the holy lotus feet of Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj. In the evening, His Divine Grace bestows his causeless mercy on the fortunate souls all over the world and speaks about the glories of Sri Prahlad Maharaj and Sri Nrisinghadev in an online worldwide class.

 

11 May 2020 | 13 photographs, 1.6 Mb
Sri Nrisingha Palli: Construction Progress
With the construction works continuing in full swing, almost all wall structures are nearing their completion. Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj expressed his desire to finish the construction as soon as possible and is pleased to receive the news from the site.

 

18 May 2020 | 11 photographs, 1.2 Mb
Sri Nrisingha Palli: Construction Progress
Photographs of the ongoing construction of the new top floor at Sri Nrisingha Palli Temple, Sri Nabadwip Dham. The works are continuing steadily with the walls now completed and preparations being made for the roof casting.

 

19 May 2020 | 21 photographs, 2.4 Mb
Sri Uluberia Temple: Construction Progress
Sharing happy photographs of the ongoing construction of the new temple of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in Sri Uluberia. His Divine Grace makes a brief visit to the site to check on the construction and give further instruction to the workers and devotees.

 

30 May 2020 | 27 photographs, 2.6 Mb
Sri Nrisingha Palli: Construction Progress
Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj comes to Sri Nrisingha Palli to supervise the roof casting of the new floor, a crucial stage of the construction, and give further instructions to the workers.

 

 

JUNE 2020

 

4 June 2020 | 4 photographs, 0.5 Mb
Darshan of Sri Panihati
Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj comes to Sri Panihati Dham to offer his obeisances to the Deities of Sri Raghav Pandit, his samadhi mandir and the legendary meeting place of Srila Raghunath Das Goswami and Sri Nityananda Prabhu. Due to the government restrictions, this year this holy eternal festival is taking place in an unmanifest way.

 

6 June 2020 | 21 photographs, 2.3 Mb
News from Sri Nrisingha Palli
Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits Sri Nrisingha Palli to settle a new land registration to provide additional accommodation for devotees during Sri Gaura Purnima and to start a construction of a new goshala. Sharing first glimpses of the new goshala land at Sri Nrisingha Palli.

 

12 June 2020 | 19 photographs, 3 Mb
News from Sri Nrisingha Palli
Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits the site of the new goshala in Sri Nrisingha Palli (Sri Nabadwip Dham) shortly after three first resident cows arrive at their new home. His Holiness Sripad Bhakti Tilak Niriha Maharaj has been supervising the construction works over the past week.

 

18 June 2020 | 9 photographs, 1 Mb
Construction Progress in Uluberia
Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits the site of a new temple of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math that is being constructed in Uluberia, Howrah district (south-west of Kolakta). With half of the plastering works completed, the workers have now started casting the roof. His Divine Grace comes to oversee the works and give further instructions.

 

19 June 2020 | 10 photographs, 1.3 Mb
News from Sri Nrisingha Palli
Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj visits Sri Nrisingha Palli to oversee the recently commenced construction works at the new land next to the temple.

 

 

23 June 2020 | 75 photographs, 5.1 Mb
Sri Ratha Yatra Festival
On the earnest plea of the servitors of Sri Jagannathdev Temple, the Supreme Court allows to hold Sri Ratha Yatra in Sri Jagannath Puri without public attendance. Unable to make Sri Puri Dham parikrama this year due to the national restriction, our beloved Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj observes the festival from Kolkata. We are humbly sharing a few glimpses of the festival in Sri Puri Dham.

 

1-4 July 2020 | 27 photographs, 3.7 Mb
News from Sri Nrisingha Palli
Sri Gurupadpadma Om Vishnupad Jagad-Guru Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj comes to Sri Nrisingha Palli to supervise the construction works continuing in full swing all around the premises of the temple. Sharing some glimpses of the works and a peak into the oceanic service activities of the devotees taking place at the temple.

 

 

 

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Photographs of 2015
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