Vrinda Devi Dasi

Srila Param Guru Maharaj’s festival in Chongqing

All Glories to Sri Sri Guru and Gauranga! We had a most beautiful and auspicious three day celebration in Chongqing, China for Srila Param Guru Maharaj’s, Srila Sridhar Maharaj, Vyasa puja! What can I say? I was completely melted by the sweetness and the earnestness of our devotees there. Under Sripad Yudhamanyu Prabhu Seva Vikram’s guidance, they have created a…

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Sushila devi dasi

Thanksgiving at the Ashram

Dear devotees and friends, Thanksgiving falls on Sri Utpanna Ekadasi, a fast day. For that reason we will join together on Friday, November 25th at 12 Noon for our Thanksgiving feast at the temple. The way we prepare for this holiday is different than for Vaishnava festivals. We require everyone to sign up ahead of time and request a $20 donation from everyone over age 12.

Srila Janardan Maharaj

A note from Srila Janardan Maharaj!

Before leaving to Guadalajara Srila Janardan Maharaj left a note to give the devotees some affectionate encouragement. “We are trying to give some encouragement to the devotees. Encouragement in their spiritual life means follow Sri Guru!…”


Divine Appearance Day of Srila Bhakti Rakshak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj

Please join us Monday, October 24th, at 6 pm for the Divine Appearance of Srila Guru Maharaj, Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya varya Astottara sata Srila Bhakti Rakshak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj. View invitation…


Srila Acharya Maharaj’s Vyasapuja

We would like to invite you to the celebration of the Vyasapuja of Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj on Saturday, October 1st. First we will celebrate at 11 am in Santa Cruz, then again at 5:30 pm in San Jose. Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj will have returned from India. Read more…

Sanatani devi dasi

The Most Holy Sri Radhastami Festival ~ Report from Sri Hapaniya Dham

Today 14 of us accompanied Srila Acharya Maharaj on a bus to celebrate the Holy Radhastami Festival in Sri Hapaniya Dham! The significance of spending this special day at the Holy Birthplace of His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Rakshak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj is not lost on us. The line of Srila Rupa Goswami, the line of Seva to Srimati Radharani, which is the line of das anu das, anu das, was embodied wholly in Srila Guru Maharaj and we are celebrating and honoring that celebration here, in His Holy Birthplace. The land of sweet waters was also the land of sweet breezes today…Read more and view photos…


A short message from Srila Acharya Maharaj

Following our series of messages and news on our Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math we have some news from the lotus mouth of Srila Acharya Maharaj on his return to Nabadwip for his Vyasa Puja Festival.

Srimati Sudevi didi

News from the Dham!

A Short message from Srimati Sudevi didi on news from Sri Nabadwip Dham. “What can I say? Beyond all the difficulties we face today and this test of our faith we should remain steady in our spiritual life and in our service…”Read more…

Sushila devi dasi

Sachchidananda Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur’s Appearance

Please join us for the Divine Appearance celebration of Sachchidananda Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur in San Jose and Santa Cruz on Wednesday the 14th of September. Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur was the great founder of the modern Krishna Consciousness movement. He gave so many invaluable gifts to the people of this age, including literature and songs, the revelation of the holy appearance place of Sri Gauranga, and much more. We hope that you can join us in the evening beginning at 6 pm. View invitation with many resources for this day…

Sushila devi dasi

Sri Radhastami Festival September 9, 2016

I hope you and your family will be able to attend the holy day of Sri Radhastami, the Divine Appearance of Srimati Radharani in San Jose or Santa Cruz. There will be programs at mid-day as well as a modest program in the evening in Santa Cruz led by Vidura Krishna Prabhu, Vrinda Devi Dasi, and hopefully Sripad Bhakti Kamal Tyagi Maharaj. There will be modest programs for Sri Lalita Saptami on Thursday, September 8th. In San Jose Sripad Tyagi Maharaj will go downtown for Harinam Sankirtan and give a class at the temple. In Santa Cruz Sripad Sarvabhavana Prabhu will offer an evening class beginning around 7 pm. View invitation…

Cinmoy Dev Prabhu

Photos From the First Part of Sripad Tyagi Maharaj’s West Coast Tour

Scroll down for photos from the first leg of our preaching tour this summer. They were taken in April and May 2016 all over Northern California as a small group of devotees from our mission made a point of visiting old and new friends. View photos…

Sripad Bhakti Kamal Tyagi Maharaj

Sripad Bhakti Kamal Tyagi Maharaj’s September Visit

I’m pleased to announce that Sripad Bhakti Kamal Tyagi Maharaj will probably be arriving today, September 7th at the Santa Cruz Seva Ashram. He’ll go to San Jose on Thursday the 8th for Harinam Sankirtan and Sri Lalita Saptami at the San Jose Ashram. Friday he will be in Santa Cruz for Sri Radhastami at mid-day and hopefully for the smaller evening program as well. Saturday he plans to go to San Francisco for Harinam Sankirtan. Read more…

Cinmoy Dev Prabhu

Lectures from Sripad Tyagi Maharaj’s West Coast Tour

Sripad Bhakti Kamal Tyagi Maharaj is always eager to speak about Krishna Consciousness. Here are many recordings from the first part of his summer preaching tour in California and Oregon. Browse recordings…

Sanatani devi dasi

Announcement from Srimati Sanatani Devi About Kitchen Seva

We need kitchen help badly. Can you help this summer? Any day, any offering, any clean up–we can accommodate. You can call me to get on a schedule or speak to me or Sureshwari Devi in person at the Santa Cruz temple. We appreciate and honor all help and are very grateful. Read more…


Invitation to 29th Kids and Youth Camp in Mexico

Please, accept our humble obeisances to your dedicated feet. On behalf of Srila Bhakti Kusum Ashram Maharaj and Mexican devotees, we have the honor to invite you to the Kids and Youth Camp to be held near Tijuana, in Puerto Nuevo, this Summer, starting from July 22nd until August 7th. Read more…

Radhika Devi Dasi

Kids’ Camp at the Seva Ashram is June 16-19th

Dandavats. Kids’ camp is quickly approaching and we are looking forward to having all your association here at the Ashram. Camp is a wonderful opportunity to get the association of devotees and participate in some seva. Read more…

Krsnapriya Devi Dasi

Disappearance of His Divine Grace Srila B.S. Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj

Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram invites you to join us on Monday, April 18, 2016 in honoring the Divine Disappearance of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-Varya Astottara-Sata-Sri-Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj with Sevaite-Acharya Srila B.P. Janardan Maharaj and special guest speakersSrila Bhakti Kusum Ashram Maharaj & Sripad Bhakti Kamal Tyagi Maharaj. View invitation…

Srila Govinda Maharaj

Please join us in honoring Srila Gurudev’s Divine Disappearance

Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram invites you to join us in honoring the Divine Disappearance of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-Varya Astottara-Sata-Sri-Srila
Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj. View invitation…

Krsnapriya Devi Dasi

Sri Gaura Purnima Festival This Week

Join us this Wednesday and Thursday in Santa Cruz for Sri Gaura Purnima and Anandotsav of Sri Jagannath Mishra with Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj. View poster…


Sri Gaura Purnima Festival

Please join us as the full moon rises for a grand festival honoring the auspicious occasion of the Divine Appearance Day of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Sri Gaura Purnima. The festival will begin Wednesday, March 23rd at 6 pm in Santa Cruz and San Jose and include a midday feast the following day in Santa Cruz. Please join us and bring your friends along too! Read more…