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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…

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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…

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Sripad Yudhamanyu Prabhu

“…The next day before darshan when Srila Gurudev, Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj, learned I had forgotten He told me very seriously I could forget the world but never to forget Sripad Yudhamanyu Prabhu. It is no news to anybody how much affection Srila Gurudev had for Sripad Yudhamanyu Prabhu. But it is always good for us to have some remembrance of the beautiful service activities of the devotees.” Read article…

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Thanksgiving at the Soquel Seva Ashram

The devotees all gathered on November 29th at the Soquel Seva Ashram to celebrate Thanksgiving together and honor a wonderful Prasadam feast. View photo gallery…

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Deity Anniversary ~ Friday May 30th 6:30 pm Santa Cruz

Friday, May 30th please join us to honor the anniversary of the day that His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj installed Their Divine Lordships Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandharvika Giridhari in Soquel, California. Please join us for this special day to honor their Lordships with Krishna katha, kirtan, and prasadam. The program will start in the evening at 6:30 pm. Read invitation…

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Updated Class Schedule for Santa Cruz

Here is the daily schedule for morning and evening classes at the Santa Cruz Seva Ashram. In the mornings Srila Janardan Maharaj gives class and in the evenings Sripad Parvat Maharaj and Sripad Sarvabhavana Prabhu take turns. Please attend arotik and class in the mornings and evenings if possible. View schedule…

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Sri Nrsimha Chaturdasi Tomorrow

Please join us in celebrating the Holy Appearance Day of Lord Nrsimhadev tomorrow, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. This is a very auspicious occasion and on behalf of the devotees serving in the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashrams I sincerely hope you will be able to participate in some way. We look forward to having your good association. Read invitation…

Radhika Devi Dasi

Namahatta program at Hemant Prabhu’s Home

Hemant, who makes very generous donations to the Ashram of flours, spices and Indian products, graciously invited Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj along with many devotees, relatives, and guests to his house for a namahatta program. Pictures from Braja Mohini didi.
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Help With the Seva Ashram’s Presence at the UC Davis Whole Earth Festival May 9-11

Everyone’s invited to come! Any help and extra association would be wonderful! We could use help setting up and taking down (Friday and Sunday) doing kirtan (all days), attending Maharaj’s program (Sunday), and preparing food for the devotees. View links…

Vishakha Devi attends the Cabrillo Bhakti Yoga club

Here are some pictures from Braja Mohini Devi from the recent program at Cabrillo College with Vishakha Devi.  View Photos…

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Srila Govinda Maharaj’s Disappearance Day

On Saturday April 12th we will observe the divine disappearance day of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj, our dear Gurudev. How fortunate we were to have the association of such an elevated and pure devotee of the Lord. Srila Janardan Maharaj, who has just returned from India, will be leading the programs in Soquel and San Jose. We are also blessed by the association of Sripad Parvat Maharaj and this year our very special guest will be Srila Ashram Maharaj. Before the program in San Jose there will be Nagar Sankirtan starting from the temple at 4 pm. View invitation…

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Sri Ram Navami in Chongqing

The devotees in Chongqing, China celebrate Sri Ram Navami, the Apprearance of Sri Ramachandra…

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Sri Gaura Purnima Festival on Sunday Evening March 16, 2014

Dear devotees and friends of the Ashram,

Sri Gaura Purnima, the Appearance of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, will be celebrated on Sunday evening, March 16th. Please note that because Lord Chaitanya appeared at moonrise, there will not be a Sunday Feast at noon. This is a very important holiday for our Ashram. Read full invitation…

Srila Janardan Maharaja’s Appearance Day

Here are some pictures taken by Murali Mohan Prabhu from the recent festival in honor of Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaja’s appearance day. So many devotees gathered at the Ashram to give honor to Srila Janardan Maharaj on this holy day. Guests from Soquel, San Jose, Oregon, Mexico, and more were in attendance. View photos…

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Siddhanti Maharaj’s Disappearance and Srila Saraswati Thakur’s Appearance

Dear devotees and friends of the Ashram,

On Tuesday the 18th of February there will be a small morning program in Santa Cruz honoring Sripad Bhakti Premik Siddhanti Maharaj starting at 10:30 am. Also, please join us on Thursday the 20th for a festival celebrating Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur’s Appearance Day. Read full invitation…

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Grand Appearance of Sri Nityananda Prabhu

On Wednesday evening, February 12th, there will be celebrations in San Jose and Santa Cruz for the Grand Appearance of Nityananda Prabhu. View full invitation…