By the mercy of Sri Guru, Gauranga and Vaishnavas
Nama Om Vishnupadaya Krishnapresthaya Bhutale
Srimate Puri Goswami Bhakti Vaibhava Namine
Gaurabani Pracharaya Dridha Sankalpa Murtaye
Krishna Shakti Swarupaya Sri Bhakti Pradaine Namah
In the holy dham of Puri, Orissa, Vaishnava devotees came together to celebrate the ninth disappearance anniversary, samadhi mandir and vigraha installation celebration of His Divine Grace Sri Srimad Bhakti Vaibhava Puri Goswami Maharaj, a disciple of His Divine Grace Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur Prabhupada. His Divine Grace Sri Srimati Bhakti Vaibhava Puri Goswami Maharaj dedicated his life to Nama. This festival was a nine day celebration honoring His Divine Grace Sri Srimad Bhakti Vaibhava Puri Goswami Maharaj. By his mercy many of his disciples came from all over the world, along with many other Vaishnavas for his ninth disappearance anniversary, samadhi mandir and vigraha installation celebration.
Hari Katha was given everyday in the morning hour and evening. Harinam Sankirtan was made everyday with many devotees gathering and also taking prasadam. Humbly we have done our best to post about the festival events!
THE DISAPPEARANCE DAY OF HIS DIVINE GRACE SRI SRIMAD BHAKTI VAIBHAVA PURI GOSWAMI MAHARAJA
The last day of the festival.
HARI KATHA IS GIVEN IN THE EVENING WITH GUEST SPEAKERS RADHANATH SWAMI (left) AND…
HARINAM SANKIRTAN IS MADE DOWN THE STREETS TO JAGANNATH MANDIR:
SEVENTEEN DEVOTEES TAKE HARINAM INITIATION FROM HIS HOLINESS BHAKTI BICHAR BISHNU MAHARAJ AND HIS HOLINESS BHAKTI SOUDHA KESAVA MAHARAJ:
HARI KATHA BY HIS HOLINESS SRILA BHAKTI VICHAR BISHNU MAHARAJ:
A tumultuous kirtan was made in glorification of Prabhupada and his never ending mercy. Many people gathered for his installation ceremony, after which everyone took prasadam.
Afternoon Hari Katha given by His Holiness Bhakti Rakshak Sidhanti Maharaj:
Morning Hari Katha given in English to international devotees by … :
This day marks the beginning of the nine day celebration.
Kirtan was made in the streets, as devotees went to take sacred water from a pond where Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu regularly took His bath. Puja was performed and thus began the commitment to make 24/7 Kirtan for the full nine days of the celebration. All Vaishnavas were engaged Hari Nama.
In the evening there was Hari Katha from the lotus mouths of …
Kirtan on the way to sacred pond:
Parikrama was made with His Holiness Bhakti Rakshak Sidhanti Maharaj; showing great mercy, devotees went to Tota Gopinath Temple, Sri Sri Gaur Gadadhar Vinod Madhav Mandir, the ashram of His Divine Grace Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur Prabhupada and the samadhi of Hari Das Thakur while hearing Hari Katha from Maharaj.
Preparation for the ceremony is continuously underway and many Vaishnavas are engaged in seva to His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Vaibhava Puri Goswami Maharaj. Additionally, international devotees are arriving daily.
In the evening devotees made parikrama with His Holiness Bhakti Rakshak Sidhanta Maharaj to Lord Nrsimhadev Mandir and Jagannath Mandir.
Humbly in service to Sri Guru and Vaishnavas …