- These two
songs just sung in the invocation
to this evening's programme, "Ki jani ki bole, tomara
dhamete...", and "Emona durmmati, samsara bhitare..."
were very dear to Srila Guru Maharaj and he especially chose these
two for me. I am very happy to sing these this year. I am also
thinking I have got the chance this year to sing, as we do every
year, the Appearance Song of Gauranga, "Nadiya-udayagiri...."
- Every year
Sripad Bhakti Prasun Aranya Maharaj goes on Nabadwip Dham Parikrama
with you all even though he is now old.
- If we will
get chance we shall try to make this Math bigger, but my second
death warning I have already got (in the form of a stroke last
- Time is always
passing, this mundane world is like a 'passing show.' But with
this human form we have fortunately got proper direction by living
in Krishna consciousness.
- We all think
this material body is our existence, but it is not the case. All
bodies will pass away one day, this is not a surprise. If we can
satisfactorily pass our time in Krishna consciousness with service
to Guru, to Vaisnava and to Sadhu, that will give us super-benefit
was born in 1407 era of Sakabda. That day was purnima day, full-moon
day. Dol Purnima is going on all over India and the world, but
now Gaura-Purnima is going on all over the world especially in
- Srila Bhakti
Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur's many qualified disciples celebrated
this festival in Nabadwip Dham.
appeared during a full eclipse of the moon.
- Srila Krishna
Das Kaviraj Goswami has expressed this very nicely in his Sri
Chaitanya-charitamrita, and every year we are singing this in
the song: "Nadiya-udayagiri,
purnchandra gaurahari..." (Cc Adi 13.98)
Govinda Maharaj sings this stanza.
Sri Gaura-Purnima Address was immediately preceded by Srila Bhakti
Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj chanting and singing prayers
as the invocation to this evening programme celebrating Sri Chaitanya
Mahaprabhu's Appearance. Available
in audio here.