Please accept my humble obeisance at your feet. On behalf of Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj, we wish to extend an invitation to join our Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Seva Ashram in the devotional program in honor of the disappearance of our most worshippable and beloved Gurudev, Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj which manifests on Tuesday, April 16th this year.
Here is the new Vaishnava Calendar for March and April of 2019. The rest of the calendar is coming soon.
Finally, before leaving this world, Srila Govinda Maharaj declared in his Last Will and Testament “And in America Sripad Janardan Maharaj is a perfect personality. He is a perfect gentlemen. He will be Acharya. He is Acharya already but has given all the respect to me; I am giving in return to him. Sripad Janardan Maharaj will become the Acharya and Sevaite of the Soquel Math.” So, under Srila Govinda Maharaj’s instruction, Srila Janardan Maharaj has continued to care for and serve his divine mission.
Vedic scholar and author Pusta Krishna Prabhu is bringing his in-depth knowledge of the Srimad Bhagavatam to the Seva Ashram every Saturday for an open discussion on the divine teachings found in the Vedic scriptures.
Please help us carry on the tradition of honoring Ramai Prabhu’s birthday by attending mangal arotik this Friday. It begins at 5:30 in the morning. After arotik the regular daily program involves singing the morning kirtans together, Srila Janardan Maharaj’s class on Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita at 8 am, and prasadam after that. Stay for as little or as long a time as you’re able and inspired to.
Dear Friend of the Ashram, Please join us for the divine disappearance festival of the founder of the Sri Chaitanya Math and worldwide Sri Gaudiya Maths, Bhagavan Sri Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Goswami Prabhupad. There will be programs in Santa Cruz and San Jose at 6 pm.
Today is the grand 90th appearance day celebration of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math’s Sevaite-President-Acharya, Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya Sri Srimad Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj..
Please take this chance to meditate on any of the following resources in glorification of our most affectionate spiritual guardian and well-wisher.
Dear Friend of the Ashram, Please join us for the grand celebration of the divine appearance of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj on December 24th at 11 am in Santa Cruz or 6 pm in San Jose.
You are cordially invited with your family and friends to join with us in celebrating the Anniversary of the Auspicious Advent of our most beloved Lord Sri Krishna which will be observed this year on Monday, 3rd September 2018 (Sri Krishna Janmastami) for the pleasure of Their Lordships Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandarvika Giridhari and the assembled Devotees.
This July we are hosting a summer vaishnava festival at the Seva Ashram for everyone in the broad family of our divine master, Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj. It will include sankirtan, pure vaishnava discourse, temple gatherings, workshops and enrichment for children. Our annual kid’s camp will be part of Sri Govinda Mela. We do ask everyone including locals to register, so that we have an accurate count for planning accommodations and prasadam.
Discovering what the timeless Vedas, Vedic literature, has to offer, from food, medicine, yoga to spiritual life, for the modern world. Bhakti Connect presents this event with sponsorship from the Seva Ashram. Guests speakers— Vedic literature expert, Srila Janardan Maharaj and Sanskrit scholar, Sripad Tyagi Maharaj
The retreat is open to anyone regardless of age, ethnicity, or faith and is an ideal opportunity to immerse yourself in the practice of bhakti-yoga, reflect on your path in life and how you can go forward, develop friendships with fellow spiritual seekers.
Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj’s lectures, including his daily reading from Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita are now being streamed live on the Seva Ashram’s Facebook page.
Please join us for a work party to beautify the puspa samadhi mandir of our His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj on Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25 in anticipation of His Divine Disappearance Festival on Wednesday, March 28th.
This Wednesday, February 14th, please join us at the Santa Cruz Seva Ashram for a program in honor of Sripad Yudhamanyu Prabhu Seva Vikram, who dedicated his whole life to spreading Krishna Consciousness around the world.
You will be able to watch Srila Janardan Maharaj’s virtual parikrama on our Seva Ashram Facebook page. His multimedia presentation will describe the Divine Pastimes associated with each of the holy sites which pilgrims visit in the holy land of Sri Nabadwip Dham during the week long festival of Sri Gaura Purnima.
“He established grand temples and utilised everything, including all the “fruits of technology”, to spread Krishna consciousness all over the world. Now everybody sees how great is Vaishnava dharma: greater than great.” -Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj
Srila Govinda Maharaj declared in his Last Will and Testament “And in America Sripad Janardan Maharaj is a perfect personality. He is a perfect gentlemen. He will be Acharya. He is Acharya already but has given all the respect to me; I am giving in return to him. Sripad Janardan Maharaj will become the Acharya and Sevaite of the Soquel Math.”
Tuesday evening at 6 pm there will be a special program in the Santa Cruz temple to honor Sripad Bhakti Sharan Vaishnava Maharaj, formerly Srutasrava Prabhu.
World-renowned Bhakti Yoga instructors, Srila B.P. Janardan Maharaj and Vishakha Devi Dasi, will be at Wave Street Studios for a discussion on Bhakti, devotion, and its relation to Yoga and food.