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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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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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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…

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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…

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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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