oldchakra.com

[HOME] [Printer-Friendly] [E-Mail This Link

Go to the “Other News Page

 
  oldchakra.com
 HOME 
  Srila Prabhupada
 Prabhupada Page
 About Prabhupada
 Disciple Database
  Features
 
Advertisements  
 Appreciations 
 Calendar
 Debates
 Downloads
 Earlier Topics
 Gopal Jiu 
 In Memoriam
 Jokes
 Letters
 Other News 
 Personals
 Philosophy
 Resources
  Lifestyle
 
Cow Protection
 Education 
 Matchmaker
 Recipes 
 Vegetarianism
  Books 
 BBT
 Book Distribution
 Book Changes
  Websites
 CHAKRA 
 Links 
  Social Issues 
 Child Abuse
 Women
 Youth
 Charity
  Opinion
 Editorials 
 Narayan Mhrj
 Poison Issue  
 Ritvik
 VNN
  ISKCON
 
ISKCON Page
 ISKCON Reform
 GBC
 Temples
  Contributors
 Danavir dasa Gosw
 Indradyumna Sw
 Kavicandra Sw

 

News from Puerto Rico
By Nandini devi dasi
Click on each photo for full size
News from Puerto Rico
News from Puerto Rico
News from Puerto Rico
News from Puerto Rico

Hare Krishna!All Glories to Srila Prabhupada!

My name is Nandini devi dasi, and I want you to know that much is happening here in New Govardhan Hill, in the beautiful mountains here in Puerto Rico.

About three years ago, Vakreshavara Pandit prabhu returned to his eternal service to his spiritual master, Srila Prabhupada, serving once again in the Puerto Rico yatra. Upon his return, the temple property was in shambles. Overgrown, the land had been unkept for years. The temple itself had also been neglected, and the devotees here, though very sincere, could barely maintain the deities.

Mother Kamaghiri prabhu a senior disciple of Srila Prabhupada, came to assist, organizing the kitchen, offerings, and Sunday Feast, and because of her service, the Lord and his devotees enjoy ecstatic prasadam.

By the inspiration and dedication of Vakreshava Pandit prabhu’s service and that of all the devotees here, today our temple has transformed into an all-attractive spiritual paradise, complete with beautiful meditative botanical gardens (see photos).

On Janmastami, we installed Sri Giri Govardhana and offered Their Lordships a magnificent Shringasana, hand carved with much devotion by a dear devotee from Russia, Sramana prabhu. He finished this project from start to finish in only three months. Krsna Bhakti Ki Jai!

Sr Sri Krsna Balaram grace the center altar with Sri Sri Gaura Nitai to Their left and Sri Sri Radha Symasundara, with our newly installed Sri Govardana.

On November 10, to honor Govardhana Puja, we will celebrate our 25th Jubilee Anniversary to commemorate 25 years of service here in Puerto Rico, complete with abhisek of Sri Giri Govardhan and installation of Sri Sudarsana Chakra.

All Glories to The Sankirtana Movement of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu!

© CHAKRA 31 October 2002

Go to the “Other News Page

Go to top of page

© Copyright November, 2003 by oldchakra.com. All rights reserved.

For information about this website or to report an error, write to webmaster@oldchakra.com