Californian Events during 21st World Tour
some more recent events can be found here
February 27, 2005
Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj yesterday taking
in the fresh air and scenery of the Soquel Sri Chaitanya Saraswat
Seva Ashram (pictures).
February 23, 2005
The second in the new series "Question of the Week" with: "How do
you aspire to surrender yourself to Krishna consciousness?" Vaidehi
Dasi poses this question to several of the devotees at the Soquel
Seva Ashram (pictures
(6th February, 2005 & 30th December, 2004) Presenting the Sri Vyasa
Puja Offerings to Srila Gurudev, His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Sundar
Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj (pictures
(6th February, 2005) Sunday School in Soquel: Radhika Didi leads
a Krishna conscious kids' class (pictures
(2nd February, 2005) Vaidehi Dasi inaugurates a new series called
"Question of the Week" with "What inspires you to do service?" (pictures
February 4, 2005
(19th December, 2004) Sripad Bhakti Sudhir Goswami Maharaja's discourse
at the Sunday Feast Program (mp3 and RealMedia audio; 62 Minutes).
(19th August, 2004) Vaidehi Dasi reports from the first annual Kid's
Camp at the Soquel Seva Ashram (MPEG-4 and RealMedia; 14 Minutes,
January 28, 2005
Audio & Video :
(28th December) Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami
Maharaja's Vyasa Puja Address to the devotees gathered at the Soquel
Seva Ashram. Audio (mp3
and RealMedia) and Video
(MPEG-4 and RealMedia) available (11 Minutes).
(28th December) Audio offerings from Vaishnavas worldwide accompanied
by photos of the speakers. This was presented to Srila Gurudev shortly
after his Vyas Puja Celebration and is now made generally available
online viewing, or at a higher quality for download
as a ZIP archive (12.3MB) (presentation requires Quicktime Player
for streaming audio; alternatively, each offering can be downloaded
separately by clicking on the "download this offering"
link at the bottom of each audio page).
January 6, 2005
(28th December) Celebrating
the Sri Vyasa Puja of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami
Maharaj at the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram in Soquel.
(12th December) Sripad Bhakti Sudhir Goswami Maharaj emphasizes
the importance of good association in reply to the question: how
can we protect what devotion or service we may have, and even increase
it? (mp3 and RealMedia audio).
January 3, 2005
(28th December) Kishori Didi shares more
images of the Vyasa Puja celebration
(28th December) Honoring Sri
Vyasa Puja at the San Jose Seva Ashram.
(9th December) Heartfelt
recollections by Devashis Prabhu, Manager of the Sri Chaitanya
Saraswat Math in London, during his stay at the Soquel Seva Ashram.
December 30, 2004
(28th December) Vaidehi Didi captures the excitement of the Vyasa
Puja Celebrations at the Soquel Seva Ashram.
(27th December) On the eve of Sri Vyasa Puja, devotees at the Soquel
Seva Ashram are busy
preparing for the Big Day.
December 23, 2004
(25th September) A talk by Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami
Maharaj on the Appearance
Day of Srila Jiva Goswami at the Soquel Seva Ashram.
(5th December) Sripad Bhakti Sudhir Goswami Maharaj speaks on
the deeper meaning of sadhu sanga and other sublime topics.
(mp3 and RealMedia audio).
December 19, 2004
(20th November) Sarvabhavana Prabhu reads from Sri Guru
and His Grace, and a recent pilgrim from Venezuela gives an
enthusiastic description of the happenings during Srila Gurudev's
recent visit (mp3 and RealMedia audio).
(28th November) Pusta Krishna Prabhu reads from and elaborates
upon The Nectar of Instruction by Srila Rupa Goswami. (mp3
and RealMedia audio).
December 7, 2004
(4th December) Srila Gurudev is back on his scooter, enjoying the
fresh air in Soquel after a trip to South America (pictures).
(27th September) Srila
Govinda Maharaj's lecture on the Disappearance Day of Srila
Haridas Thakur, Soquel, California.
November 29, 2004
(7th November) Sripad Bhakti Sudhir Goswami Maharaj's merciful discourse
(mp3 and RealMedia audio).
Dear Godbrothers and Godsisters, please send your Vyasa Puja offerings
as soon as possible. The cut-off day for those that will make it
into the first volume (which will be presented to Srila Gurudev
on his Appearance Day) is December 12. Any received after that will
be included in the second volume, which won't be completed until
mid-January. Don't hesitate any longer!
Reminder: send the offering as text in the body of an email to email@example.com.
We always appreciate it if you include your country of origin next
to your name and attach a photo of yourself (in the form of a small
November 26, 2004
Appearance Day of Srila B.R. Sridhar Maharaj (6th
November) Srila Gurudev and others address those gathered at the
morning program in Soquel
and the afternoon program
in San Jose (mp3 and RealMedia audio).
(5th November) His Divine Grace, Srila Govinda Maharaj addresses
and leads in bhajan the gathered devotees and guests at this program
in downtown Santa Cruz (mp3 and RealMedia audio).
November 17, 2004
(13th November) The
Moon-like Mercy of the Divine Servitor . Jagamohini Didi shares
her recollections of two auspicious programs with His Divine Grace,
Srila Govinda Maharaj.
(31st October) California's devotional kids take to the streets
of downtown Santa Cruz for the ultimate Halloween celebration. Harinam
sankirtan ki jaya! (pictures
November 13, 2004
(30th October) The
Grand Opening of the 'Via Govinda' path to the top of the hill
behind the Soquel Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram. Report by
Vaidehi Devi Dasi.
(30th October) The Grand Opening of the 'Via Govinda' in
(30th October) Additional
pictures by Ranajit and Nilamani Prabhus of the opening of the
'Via Govinda' path, posted on the Sri
Chaitanya Saraswat Math's website.
November 11, 2004
November) Sri Vyasa-Puja in California: 'Waves
of Nectar on Srila Guru Maharajs Appearance Day,' devotees'
impressions from the discourses of that memorable day.
of Srila Govinda Maharaj receiving sannyas. Vidya Sundar
Prabhu gives a glimpse of the morning's informal conversation by
Srila Gurudev with Sripad Siddhanti Maharaj.
November 9, 2004
(6th November) Celebrating the divine appearance day of Srila Bhakti
Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj with the joyful presence of Srila
Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj. (Pictures
(3rd November) Srila Gurudev receives a finely printed Italian translation
of The Loving Search for the Lost Servant. (Pictures
Four new offerings: Oct
13 - Srila Gurudev;
Oct 28 - Srila Gurudev;
Oct 30 - Sripad Janardan Maharaj;
Oct 31 - Sripad Goswami Maharaj; mp3 and RealMedia audio.
November 5, 2004
in Santa Cruz (29th October), with Swamis B.P. Janardan,
B.B. Avadhut, and B.P. Siddhanti, and a crowd of ecstatic devotees.
Discourse & Kirttan (27th October), at our Golden Road
Center in Downtown Santa Cruz. Speaker: Sripad B.B. Avadhut
Maharaj. 81 minutes, mp3 and RealMedia audio.
November 3, 2004
Srila Gurudev in San
Jose (23rd October), at the 17th Street house that used
to be the ladies ashram. Braja Mohini Didi, one of the pillars of
San Jose community, has purchased the house with her husband, Jayanta
3 minutes, 39 seconds; Quicktime MPEG-4 and RealMedia video.
Discourse & Kirttan (22nd October), at our Golden Road
Center in Downtown Santa Cruz. Speaker: Sripad B.P. Janardan
Maharaj. Kirttan led by Raja Ram Prabhu. 44 minutes,
mp3 and RealMedia audio.
November 2, 2004
Several devotees take Harinam initiation from His Divine Grace on
a Saturday morning. (Pictures
Srila Govinda Maharaj warmly welcomes Sripad Avadhut Maharaj from
Russia, who is amplifying the preaching spirit here in California.
(Pictures with captions.)
Sadhu Sanga in downtown Santa Cruz and enlivened youth at the Soquel
More events that followed Srila Gurudev's visit can be found here
Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram, Soquel
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