14-17 February 2015
A few days after the
village preaching, His
Divine Grace Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj sets on another four-day preaching
trip to nourish the devotees, invite everyone to join the oncoming Sri
Nabadwip Dham parikrama, and to collect some bhog for the festival. Below are
photographs capturing the main activities of His Divine Grace and his
preaching party during the trip.
Daughter-in-law of the host of the house is taking
In the background: Meena Devi Dasi, the affectionate and humble host at
whose house His Diving Grace
and the devotees spent two of the three
After the well-attended programme, His Divine Grace spent some time with
In the picture: giving a new kanti-mala to a devotee.
The spacious prayer room at the house.
The house outside.
In the evening, the party went out to another house for the programme.
His Divine Grace happily invites everyone to join the parikrama.
Above and below: the hosts of the programme.
Ramananda Prabhu and Sankar Mohan Prabhu feed the pigeons that are bred in the adjacent house.
During the last day, many devotees donated vegetables and rice to the Math.
The devotees making luchis, or puris.
Meena Devi Dasi talking to His Divine Grace before the party leaves
the last programme before returning to Nabadwip.
In the meantime, the preparations in Sri Nabadwip Dham are at full swing:
wood, bhog, pandals
on the roofs and Govinda Kunda are being prepared
for the festival that is likely to attract
the highest number of
pilgrims as of yet.