Asrama Events 2008
2008 [October - November] — Karttika 2008, Srila Prabhupada Tirubhava at Radha Damodar Mandir, Srila Prabhupada Tirubhava at Govindaji Gardens, Srila Prabhupada Tirubhava at Kaliya-Mardhana Krsna Ashram, Govardhan Puja at Radha Damodar Temple, Govardhan Puja at Govindaji Gardens Ashram, Govardhan Puja at Kaliya-Mardhana Krsna Ashram, Observance of Srila Sridhara Maharaja Appearance at Radha Damodar Mandir, Observance of Srila Sridhara Maharaja Appearance at Kaliya-Mardhana Krsna Ashram, Rupa Goswami Samadhi Reconstruction Finished
2008 [August - September] — Radhasthami at Govindaji Gardens, Radhasthami at Kaliya-Mardhana Krsna Ashram, New Books Published, Appearance of Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Appearance of Srila B.G. Narasingha Maharaja, Janmasthami Celebrations 2008: Sri Narasingha Caitanya Matha and Kaliya-Mardhana Krsna Ashram.
Index below for more events from 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005,
2004, 2003, 2002, 2001 & 2000.
Offering of Lamps
Cleaning of the Radha Damodar Mandir
Daily Prasadam Distribution & Diwali Fireworks
Offering to Govardhan
Prasadam Seva on Govardhan Puja Day
Class & Prasadam
Parikrama to main temples of Vrndavan
Govardhan kirtan to Harideva temple & talk at Shyama Kunda
Kusum Sarovara & Barsana
Srila Prabhupada Guru Puja
Seva at Srila Prabhupada's rooms
Lighting of Lamps and Diwali at Kaliya-Mardhan Krsna Ashram
Radhasthami at Govindaji Gardens
Prakrta-rasa Sata-dusini, written by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, with the Anuvrtti Commentary by Srila Narasingha Maharaja. This book explains the scientific step-by-step process of pure bhakti, eliminating all misconceptions and mundane practices committed in the name of devotion.
Caitanya Katha, a compendium of articles about Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, contains the Caitanya Upanisad with commentary by Sri Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura, as well as two articles written by Srila Narasingha Maharaja explaining the avatara of Sri Caitanya and His pastimes.
Sri Damodara Katha – a wonderful book telling the history of the Radha-Damodara temple in Sri Vrndavana, as well as Srila Prabhupada's pastimes when he resided there, prior to his preaching in the western world. This book includes letters, interviews and reminiscences with devotees who knew Srila Prabhupada when he resided at Radha-Damodara temple. Sri Damodara Katha also includes prayers and verses that are sung daily and during the holy month of Karttika at Radha-Damodara temple.
Sri Kirtana, the ashrama songbook, has been translated into Kannada by Caitanya Dasa Adhikari and published.
Srila Prabhupada's Vyasa Puja Celebrations
Devotees from our Mulky and Bangalore asramas attended as well as devotees and guests from Mysore and Mandya.
Bhajanas and kirtanas were led by Sripada Bhakti Srirupa Madhava Maharaja. Srila Narasingha Maharaja spoke some words about Srila Prabhupada's pastimes prior to his going to the west.
Srila Narasingha Maharaja's Vyasa Puja Celebrations
Adhivasa Puja was performed by Nanda-kisora Dasa to invoke auspiciousness. This years Vyasa Puja book was presented to His Divine Grace and some articles and offerings were read from it.
Srila Narasingha Maharaja spoke at intervals about a variety of spiritual topics, enlivening the assembled devotees. Guru Puja was offered and gifts were presented to Srila Narasingha Maharaja from various devotees.
Prasadam was offered to Sri Sri Radha-Madhava and honored by all guests and devotees.
Janmasthami Celebrations 2008: Sri Narasingha Caitanya Matha
Kirtanas were held throughout the morning, afternoon and evening. Srila Narasingha Maharaja gave brahmana initiation to twelve devotees and Bhakta Dustin received first initiation and was given the name Daruka Dasa.
Traditional South Indian Nagesvaram and Hindustani Classical Flute were played for the pleasure of Their Lordships.
In the evening an abhiseka of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda was performed and then They were taken on procession in a palki around the temple. Simultaneously there was a colorful fireworks display.
Throughout the day, thousands of guests came for darsana of Radha-Madhava in Their new alankara.
Many guests flocked around the book table to buy transcendental literature, CDs and photographs. An group of Brahmana cooks prepared huge quantities of prasadam for mass distribution.
At midnight over 130 preparations were offered to Sri Krsna and honored by His devotees.
Janmasthami 2008 celebration at the Kaliya-Mardhana Krsna Ashram in Mulky
Throughout the day bhajans were performed, many preparations were cooked and the temple was decorated with flowers. In the evening, an abhiseka of Kaliya-Mardhana Krsna with panchamrta took place, accompanied by bhajans.
The abhiseka was followed by readings from the tenth canto of Srimad Bhagavatam on the appearance of Lord Krsna. A class for guests was given by Swami Visnu and translated into Kannada by Gaura Nararaja Dasa. Following the class, thirty-eight preparations were offered to Kaliya-Mardhana Krsna and an aratika conducted, followed by sumptuous prasadam distribution to the guests and the devotees.
Narasinghadeva's Appearance Day Festival 2008
Candana Yatra 2008
2009 Karttika in Vrndavana - 2009, Bhagavad Gita Widget & Guardian of Devotion Widget, Radhastami & Vyasa Puja of Swami Narasingha - Kaliya-mardana Krsna Ashram - 2009, Radhastami & Vyasa Puja of Swami Narasingha - Govindaji Gardens Ashram - 2009, Srila Prabhupada Vyasa Puja Observance 2009, Janmastami – Mexico 2009, Janmastami – Govindaji Gardens 2009
2008 [August] — New Books Published, Appearance of Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Appearance of Srila B.G. Narasingha Maharaja, Janmasthami Celebrations 2008: Sri Narasingha Caitanya Matha and Kaliya-Mardhana Krsna Ashram.
2008 [April - June] — Narasinghadeva's Appearance Day Festival, Candana Yatra
2008 [January - March ] — Gaura Purnima at Govindaji Gardens, Gaura Purnima at Kaliya-Mardhana-Krsna Ashram, Sivaratri, Nityananda Prabhu's Appearance, Vasant Pancami
2007 [October - December] — Srila Prabhupada Tirubhava , Karttika in Vrndavan at Radha Damodar, Chief Minister Visits , Govardhana Puja, Sridhara Maharaja Appearance, Kartikka Masa, The Philosophy of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
2007 [June-September] — Radhasthami, Vyasa Puja Srila Prabhupada, Vyasa Puja Srila B.G. Narasingha Maharaja, Janmasthami 2007, Renovation of Srila Rupa Goswami Prabhu's samadhi finished, Bhajan Kutira Renovation started.
2007 [March-May] — Sri Narasimha-caturdasi, Chandan Yatra, Srila Rupa Goswami Samadhi Reconstruction Progresses, Italy Center Opens [Srila Prabhupada Seva Ashram], Gaura Purnima observed at Govindaji Gardens.
2007 [February] — Srila Rupa Goswami Samadhi Reconstruction in Progress, Prabhupada Returns to his Rooms at Radha Damodara Temple, Bhumi Puja at Srila Rupa Goswami's Samadhi.
2007 [January] — Appearance of Bhaktisiddhanta Prabhupada, visit of Jayadvaita Swami, Visit by Sripada BB Bodhayana Maharaja, Appearance of Lord Nityananda, Marriage of Drdha Vrata and Gandarvika, Vasant Pancami, Visit of Guru Prasad Maharaja.
2006 [October-December] — Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Disappearace, Srila Prabhupada Disappearace, Govardhana Puja, Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Deva Gosvami Appearance.
2006 [August-September] — Srila Bhakti Promoda Puri Gosvami Appearance, Radhasthami, Visiting Friends in Europe and the USA, 60th Appearance of Swami BG Narasingha, Vyasa Puja of Srila Prabhupada, Janmasthami 2006.
2006 [May-July] — Wedding of Sri Gopal Dasa and Anuradha Devi Dasi, Candana-yatra
2006 [January-April] — Hare Krsna Ashrama Inauguration Festival (Mulki), Gaura Purnima Celebration, Vasant Pancami Observance, New DVD Film Biography of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, Installation of Kaliya Mardana Krsna Deity, Visit by Sri Nandanandana, Guru Prasad Swami and Swami B B Bodhayana.
2005 [August-Dec.] — Visit of Paramadvaiti Maharaja, Anniversary of Sri Narasingha Chaitanya Matha, Karttika, Govardhana Puja, Srila Prabhupada Disappearance, Appearance of Bhaktivinoda, Radhasthami, Reprinting of Follow the Angels and In Search of the Ultimate goal of Life, Srila Prabhupada Vyasa Puja, Srila Narasingha Maharaja Vyasa Puja, New Video: Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Biography: The Universal Teacher, New book by Srila Sridhara Maharaja entitled Encounters With Divinity, Sri Krsna Janmastami Mahotsava.
2005 [May - July] — Jagannatha Ratha-yatra, Appearance of Lord Narasinghadeva, Candana-yatra, Appearance of Srila Gadadhara Pandita Gosvami.
2005 [March-April] — Filming for Srila Bhaktisiddhanta video, Gaura Purnima Festival, Maha-Sivaratri, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Appearance.
2005 - 1 [Jan-Feb.] — Nityananda Trayodasi, Vasanta-pancami, Installation of Lord Jagannatha and Gaura-Gadadhara, Ashrama Publications & Videos, Kaliya-Mardana Krsna Asrama, Kannada Songbook Printed.
2004 [Nov. - Dec.] — Disappearance Bhaktisiddhanta, Ten Year Ashrama Anniversary, Disappearance Srila B P Puri Gosvami, Disappearance Gaurakisora, Disappearance Srila Prabhupada, Karttika Masa, Govardhana Puja, Srila Sridhara Maharaja Appearance, B B Visnu Appearance.
2004 - 4 [Sept. - Oct.] — Appearance Day of Srila B P Puri Gosvami, Evolution of Theism reprinted, Sannyasa of Srila Prabhupada, Appearance of Bhaktivinoda Thakura, Radhasthami, Srila B G Narasingha Appearance, Srila Prabhupada Appearance, Janmasthami.
2004 - 3 [April cont.-August] — Visit of Vijayashankar MP, Visit of Dr Rajaram, Painting of Narasinghadeva's temple, Himalayan Pilgrimage video, Library & Devavision Studio opening.
- 2 [March-April]
— Narasingha Caturdasi,
Candana Yatra, Deities of sannyasis, new Goshalla, Gaura
Purnima, Salagrama-hara, Srila Prabhupada Samadhi painting.
2004 - 1 [Jan-Feb.] — Sivaratri, Appearance Bhaktisiddhanta, Nityananda Trayodasi, Kirtan Hall Artistry, Visits of BV Narasingha & Guru Prasad Svami, Vasanta-pancami, Publication of Prakrta-rasa Aranya Chedini, Kumbha Mela on New Zealand TV.
2003 [Sept - Dec.] — Tirobhava of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta, Foundation of Library & Multimedia Studio, Yoga-Narasimha Tilaka, Video Darshan of Yoga-Narasingha, Installation of Sri Sri Laksmi-Narasingha, Srila Prabhupada's Tirobhava, Karttika, Govardana Puja, Avirbhava of Srila BR Sridhara Deva Gosvami, Appearance of Srila BB Visnu Maharaja, Radhastami.
2003 - 1 [August] — Janmastami and Installation of Yoga-Narasingha, Srila Prabhupada's Vyasa Puja, Vyasa Puja of Srila Narasingha Maharaja.
2003 - 2 [May-July] — Puri Ratha Yatra, Tumcur Science Program, Bhoga Narasingha and Yoga Narasingha, Narasingha Caturdasi, Candana Yatra.
2003 - 3 [Jan-April] — Gandaki Muktinatha, Gaura Purnima Festival, Varadaraja in Kondaggi, Laksmi-Narasimha in Javagal, Yoga-Narasimha in Belavadi, Mahabalipuram, Pakshi-tirtha, Vasanta-pancami, Wedding of Govardhana and Krsna-priya dd.
2002-2 [June - Dec.] — Srila Prabhupada Deity, Vrndavana Temples, Subramanya Tirtha, Karttika Masa, Govardhana Puja, Srila Prabhupada's Tirobhava, Subhaga Svami visits, Kitchen Ground-breaking, Sridhar Swami visits, Goshalla Completed, Vyasa Puja of B. P. Puri Goswami, Radhastami and Babaji Initiation, Narasingha Maharaja Vyasa-puja, Janmastami, Srila Prabhupada's Vyasa-puja, Audarya Asrama program and San Francisco Ratha-yatra.
2002 [Jan. - May] — Narasingha Jayanti in Vermont & Govindaji Gardens, Gosala Foundation, Pejavara Svami visits, Gaura Purnima in Vermont & Govindaji Gardens, Guru Prasad Swami Visits, Jayadvaita Maharaja visits.
2001 [July - Dec.] — Boston Program, Govardhana Puja, Srila Prabhupada Tirobhava, Govardhana Hill Manifests, Gurukula boys visit Nagamangala, Radha Damodara Moves to Vermont, Devavision Project Moves, Editing for Devavision Underway, Installation of Sri Sudarsana Cakra, Radhastami, Vyasa-puja Celebration of BG Narasingha Maharaja, Srila Prabhupada Vyasa Puja, Janmastami & Janmastami videos, Boston Program, West Coast Saranagati Tour.
2001 [Jan - June] — Cira-dahi Mahotsava, Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi, Calf born, Meeting with Asta-matha Swamis in Udupi, Candana-yatra, Narasingha Caturdasi, Ramanujacaryas Appearance, Gaura Purnima, Tripurari Maharaja visits, Tour to Subrahmanya, Halebid and Udupi, New Center and Deities in Bangalore, Sivaratri, Nityananda Avirbhava, Deity chamber decoration, New Calf, 2001 Kumbha Mela.