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Kartik Kirtan Including Sikshastakam Songs

We are posting all the extra Kartik kirtans that are sung every morning and evening during the month of Kartik. We hope that this will help you in with your sadhana and bring joy to your hearts. The recordings are very nice quality, excellent for listening in the car, kitchen, earphones…anywhere! Download tracks or listen now…

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Govardhan Puja Festival

Please join us this Friday, October 24th, for the celebration of Govardhan Puja. You are welcome to bring your family and friends for this special evening commemorating Sri Krishna’s divine childhood pastimes. View links…

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Srila Sridhar Maharaj’s Vyasapuja and Kartik

I’m honored to announce that this Wednesday marks the beginning of Kartik month. Also, next Thursday is very special and next Friday the 17th is Srila Sridhar Maharaj’s Vyasapuja. The invitation is full of links to relevant web pages and sound bites. Please take a look at it. Read invitation…

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Kid’s camp at the Seva Ashram 2014 part 1

This past summer we had another auspicious gathering of Vaishnava families coming to the Ashram for the annual kid’s camp. Braja Mohini Devi Dasi graciously facilitated the four day camp festivities. Of course many devotees stepped up to offer their knowledge and expertise for the benefit of all the children (and adults!) involved. All of this was possible under the affectionate guidance of our beloved Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj. A huge thank you to all who participated! View photos…

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Kids camp at the Seva Ashram 2014 part 2

Here are more pictures from the annual kids camp held each summer at the Seva Ashram. This past summer Braja Mohini didi, along with the help of many devotees, facilitated the camp.

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Kids camp at the Seva Ashram 2014 part 3

Another successful kids camp has come and gone. Under the affectionate guidance of Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj and with Braja Mohini didi facilitating the event everything went smoothly. Here is the last installment of pictures from the four day festival at the Ashram. We are looking forward to another kids camp festival in the upcoming summer.

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Seva Ashram Development Plans Update

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Seva Ashram Development News – September 16, 2014

Our goal to raise $100,000 by Srila Govinda Maharaj’s appearance day on December 8, 2014 is progressing steadily. Every donation that we have received is very much appreciated. Thank you!  Here is a short update on the project. Read Newsletter…

Children’s Programs at the Seva Ashram

At Seva Ashram the spiritual education of our children is important to us. Just like the flowers in our garden can become spiritual flowers when offered to the Lord, so also our children can become spiritual children when we see them in relation to Krishna’s service. But how will they develop that service connection? For some answers, watch the video…

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Seva Ashram Development News – September 9, 2014

We are very grateful to everyone who has helped so far with our fund raising program. Our goal is to raise $100,000 between now and the appearance day anniversary of Srila Govinda Maharaj on December 8th, 2014. Read Newsletter…

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“Thank you for saving my brother’s life!”

Read an inspirational story of how one devotee at the Seva Ashram was able to overcome incredible difficulties with the help of the devotees and their affectionate association. Read Article…

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Seva Ashram Development News – September 2, 2014

On this very special day of the divine advent of Srimati Radharani in 1993, by the will of Srila Govinda Maharaj, we received the deed to the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram property here in Soquel California. So today we are beginning our fund raising program with the goal to raise $100,000 in 100 days in order to finish the plans and get the county government’s permission for our development and construction plans for the Seva Ashram in Santa Cruz (Soquel) California. Read Newsletter…

Seva Ashram Development Video

A short video that shows some of the features of our proposed development plans for the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram in Santa Cruz / Soquel California Watch video…

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Sri Krishna Janmastami and Srila Prabhupad’s Appearance

Janmastami will be celebrated on Monday, August 18th in San Jose and Soquel. Please join our community for festivities in the evening culminating in midnight arotik in Soquel. Read schedule…

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Srila Sridhar Maharaj’s Divine Disappearance Day ~ July 26th

Dear friend of the Ashram, I hope you will attend Srila Sridhar Maharaj’s Divine Disappearance day anniversary this coming Saturday, the 26th of July. There will be a daytime program in Soquel (Santa Cruz) beginning at 11 and one in San Jose at 5:30 in the evening. Read invitation…

Orchard Nourishment Party on July 4th

Thanks to everyone who gave their best to nourish all the fruit trees in the orchard on July 4th and 5th. Thanks especially to those who came back the second day and the cooks who made an All-American vegetarian feast. View photos…

Janardan Maharaj at SCS Mission in Utah for Inauguration Festival

Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita – Daily Readings by Srila Janardan Maharaj

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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Orchard Nourishment Days ~ July 4th Weekend

Join us for in the orchard for weeding, applying compost, fixing the irrigation, and planting some new trees. In honor of the 4th of July we will be serving an all American menu including Bhima burgers, corn on the cob, fries and something with ice cream. View flier…

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Bhaktivinod Thakur and Gadadhar Pandit ~ Divine Disappearance Day

Friday is the Divine Disappearance Day of two extraordinary personalities: Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur and Srila Gadadhar Pandit. Come to Soquel or San Jose in the evening to hear about their exalted glories. View details…

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Gundicha Marjana in Soquel – 2014

Here are some photos at the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram in Soquel California of the devotees enthusiastically joining in to clean the Lord’s temple…View Photos…