Dear devotees and friends of the Ashram,
Please join us as the full moon rises for a grand festival honoring the auspicious occasion of the Divine Appearance Day of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Sri Gaura Purnima. The festival will begin Wednesday, March 23rd at 6 pm in Santa Cruz and San Jose and include a midday feast the following day in Santa Cruz. Please join us and bring your friends along too!
Yours in the Lord’s service,
Sushila Devi Dasi
tat-prakāśāṁś cha tach-chaktīḥ
Sri Gaura Purnima
The Divine Appearance Day of Sri Gauranga Mahaprabhu
Wendesday, March 23, 2016
6 pm in San Jose
Sri Jagannath Mishra
Sri Jagannath Mishra and Srimati Sachi Devi with baby Nimai
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Sri Chaitanyadev and Sri Chaitanyadev: The Most Generous Absolute ~ 2 excerpts from Sermons of the Guardian of Devotion Vol. 1 by His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Rakshak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj.
Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj leading kirtan chanting the Sri Chaitanya-charitamrita slokas Adi-lila:13, 89-124 at the time of moonrise on Sri Gaura-Purnima 2004.
34 mins 8.1 MB mp3 audio
Kirtan chanted by Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj on the Adhivas Day of Sri Gaura-Purnima Parikrama 2004: Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur’s compositions, Goptritve Varaha (Ki jani ki bole, tomara dhamete…) and Dainyatmika (Emona durmmati, samsara bhitare…).
10 minutes, 3 MB mp3 audio.
The words and translations are in our Math’s Kirtan Guide.
Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita reading by Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj with wonderful commentaries from the teachings of Srila Govinda Maharaj, Srila Sridhar Maharaj, and Srila Prabhupad about these key first verses in the mangala charanam or auspicious invocation of the text:
Adi-lila Chapter 1: The Spiritual Masters (46 minutes, 33.2 MB)
Extensive list of written, audio, and video materials related to Sri Gaura Purnima on SCSMath.com.