“Beauty will come through love, through affection. But first condition there is devotion. Devotion will come through dedication. Then all is related: love, affection, beauty, charm, everything. Devotion, dedication, in the one chamber… If you have no love, you not will get taste.” Classic morning darshan, 11th March 2007, Nabadwip.
(5th January 2006)
“If will get back what we have got from our Gurudev—pure consciousness about Sri Krishna—then every song, every advice, every thought, every sloka, we will feel, ‘What is there? My existence.’ Then problem not will come to us.” Morning darshan, 5th March 2007, Nabadwip.
“When we are giving connection with electricity, one to another line, we cannot see but when sparking we can feel that, we can see that time.” (photos from 18th March 2007)
“Love with Krishna it is new to new to new to newly; it is manifesting, revealing new(ly) manifestion always.” Brief, informal discussion with sannyasis, 6th March 2007.
(3rd March 2007, Nabadwip)
“You are my fortune builder. You give your mercy; my fortune will be glorious.” Srila Gurudev’s pilgrimage to Sri Buroraj Shiva in Jhamalpur and then to Hapaniya with a bit of ‘field recording’ in between. 28th February 2003.
“We consider this place as Varshana for us.”
(photos by Gaurachandra Prabhu, 28th February 2003)
Srila Gurudev leads mangal arati, day two of Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama, 28th February 2007.
Brief and informal talk with sannyasis, 27th February 2007
(27-28th February 2007)
“Everywhere in the scriptures, Bhagavan Himself and the devotee, they glorify the association of the sadhu.” Srila Gurudev’s darshan on the roof, 25th February 2007, Nabadwip.
Appearance Day Festival of Bhagavan Sri Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Goswami Prabhupad. Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math has compiled a nice selection of offerings here.
From this day, 7th February 2007:
Morning darshan on the veranda in Nabadwip
Srila Gurudev sings Acharyya Vandana and Sri Dayita Das Pranati Panchakam
Glorification of His Divine Grace in English, Nabadwip public programme
Evening discussion with sannyasis
More than forty additional photos from this day can be found in the slideshow here.
“Every word has some full strength and truthful property, we cannot change anything, and that is our Goswamis’ realisation.” Explanation of Krishna’s appearance in Mathura and Vrindavan and the importance of good association. 22nd February 2007, Nabadwip
(21st February 2007, Nabadwip)
“Give me a drop of merciful water or thunderbolt, that is your wish, but I cannot leave your lotus feet, I must engage myself for the service.” Srila Gurudev discusses the merciful character of the Lord. Morning darshan, 21st February 2007, Nabadwip
(21st February 2007, Nabadwip)
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“What we will do, try to do perfectly and think it is good for my practicing life or not?” Discussion with devotees about “wait and see.” Morning darshan, 20th February 2007, Nabadwip
(18th February 2007, Nabadwip)