Archive for February, 2008

Xpression in Penang


Feb 22, PENANG, MALAYSIA (FRI) — Another milestone achievement of CD Ministry of Iskcon KL, spreading it wings regionally, the 3rd installation of XPRESSION was successfully held at BCC Seberang Jaya, Penang.

22 February 2008, 8.00pm – Invited devotees and well wishers gathered at Srivas Caitanya Dasa house to wait for the bus that will take them to the Bhaktivedanta Cultural Centre in Sri Sri Radha Krsna Temple Complex, Seberang Prai. A total number of 17 prabhus and 14 matajis bordered the bus with their luggage and about 9.00pm we left for our destination. VOICE organizing committee brought along laptops, projector, screen, mrdangas and kartals to be used during our Xpression program at BCC. The journey took approximately 6 hours and we reached the centre at 3am. Prabhus were accommodated at the bramachari ashram at the centre, and the matajis on the other hand were placed at Safira Country Club, a close distance to BCC. During the early morning hour, another three prabhus joined the others at the ashram, making the total number of prabhus staying at the ashram in the seminar hall dubbed Nityananda to be 20. (more…)

February 26, 2008 at 6:38 pm Leave a comment

UniTen – Science of Self Awareness


Feb 18, KUALA LUMPUR (MON) — University Tenaga Nasional (Uniten)’s Vedic Bureau presented another series of Vedic Talks with this one titled the Science of Self Awareness, which was meant to present about the yogas, namely karma, jnana, raja, and bhakti. The talk held on Monday the 18th of February was scheduled to begin at 7.30pm. (more…)

February 23, 2008 at 1:43 pm Leave a comment

More Bhagavad-Gita Workshops


16 FEB, KUALA LUMPUR (SAT) – The 2nd and 3rd session of the 6-session Bhagavad Gita workshop which was held simultaneously, was participated participated by 32 undergraduates from various universities. Both the events took place in two lecture rooms in Sri Jagannatha Mandir, Kuala Lumpur which started at 6.30pm and ended at 9.00pm. HG Visnu Caitanya dasa, who is in handling the first session with 16 participants approached it in a different manner. In his session, Bhakta Hemalan Nambiar was asked to give a short presentation on the “Application of Bhagavad-Gita”. Overwhelmed with Bhakta Hemalan’s presentation, Vishnu prabhu mentioned that this will be “on the spot training” for the participants of the first batch comprising of 16 students. (more…)

February 21, 2008 at 3:44 pm Leave a comment

Appearance of Nityananda Prabhu

Feb 19, KUALA LUMPUR (TUE) — In honour of Lord Balarama’s appearance as Sri Nityananda.
Caitanya Bhagavat, Adi Lila 9

All glories to Sri Krishna Caitanya, the unlimited ocean of mercy. All glories to Lord Nityananda, the dearest friend of the distressed.
All glories to Lord Caitanya, the life’s treasure and soul of Sri Advaita Acarya, and the priceless treasure house of Sri Gadadhara Pandita. All glories to Lord Visvambhara, the son of Sri Jagannatha Misra and Mother Saci. All glories to all the devotees who are such dear associates of the Lord.
Lord Ananta Sesha appeared in the Radha district on an order given previously by Sri Chaitanya. He remained in the material world according to Mahaprabhu’s transcendental desire.
Sri Nityananda Prabhu, the Lord of the Gaudiya Vaishnavas, appeared in the village of Ekacakra. His father was a brahmana named Hadai Pandita and his mother was Srimati Padmavati devi. (more…)

February 19, 2008 at 9:22 am Leave a comment

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