Braja Mohini didi

Northern California and Oregon Tour with Sripad Tyagi Maharaj

Sripad Bhakti Kamal Tyagi Maharaj and others will be traveling through Northern California and Oregon during the first week of July. Find tour dates and contact info. Read invitation…

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Disappearance of Srila Gadadhar Pandit and Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur

Next Tuesday evening please join us in Soquel at 6:30 or San Jose at 5:30 pm for arotik and a special program honoring Srila Gadadhar Pandit and Srila Sachidananda Bhaktivinod Thakur on their Divine Disappearance day. Sripad Bhakti Kamal Tyagi Maharaj will be here beginning on the 14th of June. It has been many years since he was here at the Seva Ashram, so please come to welcome him and hear his beautiful and enthusiastic talks about Krishna Consciousness. Read invitation…

Krsna Priya Devi Dasi

Children’s Summer Camp in Santa Cruz Mountains

The Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram’s 13th annual Children’s Summer Camp is here. It will begin Thursday, June 18th and go until Sunday, June 21st. Under the auspicious guidance of Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj we humbly invite you and your family to attend this spiritual and fun filled event. Read invitation…

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Sri Nrsimha Chaturdasi Sunday May 3rd

We will be celebrating Lord Nrsimhadev’s Divine Appearance day next Sunday, May 3rd. Join us in the evening at both ashrams and the following day at 11 am for a big feast in Santa Cruz. The normal noon Sunday Feast is cancelled in Santa Cruz. Please come at 6 pm for artoik instead. Read invitation…

Sureshwari Devi Dasi

Sunday Feast Schedule Changed Next Week

Please note that next Sunday there will be an evening program for Sri Nrsimha Chaturdasi. The regular noon feast will not be happening. Join us at 6 pm instead, or come a little early to pitch in. View post…

Sushila devi dasi

Srila Goswami Maharaj’s Vyasapuja in San Jose

On behalf of Srimati Kumkum Didi, I invite you to join the celebration of the appearance day of Srila Bhakti Sudhir Goswami Maharaj in San Jose. Srila Gowami Maharaj is one of the foremost followers of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj. View invitation…

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The Hidden Treasure of the Sweet Absolute: In Depth Bhagavad Gita Class in San Jose Every Friday

You are invited to participate and dive deep into the revelations of Srimad Bhagavad Gita in the tradition of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. The original Sanskrit verses will be read, recited, and discussed. The teachings of Srimad Bhagavad Gita are still as relevant as they were over 5 thousand years ago, when Srimad Bhagavad Gita was originally spoken at the battlefield of Kurukshetra, India. The discussion will be followed by light refreshments. Friends, families and kids are welcome to attend. View details…

Janardan Maharaj at SCS Mission in Utah for Inauguration Festival

Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita – Daily Readings by Srila Janardan Maharaj

New classes posted of Madhya-lila Chapters 11-15 about Lord Chaitanya’s Pastimes in Puri Dham. Hear about His cleansing of the Gundicha temple, ecstatic dancing at Ratha Yatra, and more. His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj reads from the holy scripture Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita by Srila Krishna Das Kaviraj Goswami every day when he is at the Santa Cruz Seva Ashram. These recordings include commentaries and stories throughout the readings. Download or stream the recordings…

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Harinam Sankirtan in Santa Cruz Saturday with Ashram Maharaj

Srila Bhakti Kusum Ashram Maharaj is keen to do Harinam Sankirtan on Pacific Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz this weekend before he returns to Mexico. Please join us Saturday at 6 pm. We will meet at O’Neill’s surf shop by the Regal Cinema 9. Parking is difficult on beautiful Saturday nights so remember to leave early or carpool. Read more…

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Who are the Real Owners of the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math?

In 1967 the land of the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math was being threatened by the communist government in West Bengal. Here is the story of how Srila Govinda Maharaj had to prove in court who were the real owners of the Math’s land to protect it from the threat of government seizure.  Read the article…

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Group of Devotees Visiting From Mexico with Srila Ashram Maharaj

A group of devotees from Mexico will be attending our program in Santa Cruz for Srila Govinda Maharaj’s Divine Disappearance day. View details…

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Srila Govinda Maharaj’s Divine Disappearance Day April 1st

Please join us for Srila Govinda Maharaj’s Divine disappearance on Wednesday, April 1st at 10:30 am in Santa Cruz and 5:30 pm in San Jose. Srila Janardan Maharaj has just returned this week from India and will lead the program. Srila Ashram Maharaj may also be here. Read the invitation…

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2015-2016 Vaishnava Calendar adjusted for California time

View or download SCS Math’s 2015-2016 Vaishnava Calendar with Ekadasi dates and paran times calculated for Santa Cruz and San Jose according to the local lunar calendar. View calendar…

Page one of pictures from B.P. Janardan Maharaj and B. R. Madhusudan Maharaj recent visit to China

Page one of pictures from B.P. Janardan Maharaj and B. R. Madhusudan Maharaj’s recent visit to China. Yudhamanyu Seva Vikram Prabhu welcomed them to China along with Nilamani Prabhu and the Chinese devotees. More pictures to follow, including pictures of the initiations of two new devotees.

Page two of pictures from Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj and Bhakti Ranjan Madhusudan Maharaj’s recent visit to China

Page two of pictures from Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj and Bhakti Ranjan Madhusudan Maharaj’s recent visit to China. These pictures are of the two new initiates of Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj. Pictures provided by Nilamani Prabhu

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News from Navadwip Dham ~ SCS Math International

Please check out the Math’s new website at SCSMathInternational.com that is being updated regularly with audio clips of Srila Acharya Maharaj’s preaching and many photos from Nimai Chandra Prabhu of the festivals and the devotees’ activities that are going on in India. Visit website…

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Photos from Sri Nityananda Trayodasi Festival

On Sunday, February 1st we celebrated Sri Nityananda Prabhu’s Divine Appearance Day. The festival included lots of kirtan and reading about the divine qualities and pastimes of Lord Nitai… View photos…

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Divine Appearance Festival of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur

We had a lovely program for Sripad Siddhanti Maharaj on Saturday. Now please join us Monday evening for the Divine Appearance Day of Bhagavan Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur in the evening at 6 pm in Santa Cruz and 5:30 pm in San Jose. Scroll down to note the scheduled times for our upcoming Sri Gaura Purnima festivals. View invitation…

Radhika Devi Dasi

Thanksgiving at the Seva Ashram

Here are some pictures from the Thanksgiving lunch at the Ashram. We were very thankful this year to have the association of Madhusudan Maharaj at the Ashram. Pictures provided by Krsnapriya Didi. View album…

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Festival Schedule: Now Through Gaura Purnima

Next Saturday there will be a program honoring Sripad Siddhanti Maharaj’s Disappearance Day in Santa Cruz. Looking ahead, please mark your calender for Sri Gaura Purnima on March 5th and Anandotsav of Sri Jagganath Mishra the following day. Schedules for both Ashrams are posted here. View invitation…