22 of January there was an evening of Indian culture in Siauliai. About 80 people came. Girls were dancing Indian dances, singing Indian bhajans.
Maharaja gave a lecture, which was so inspirational. After the lecture there was a slide show about George Harrison. As a culmination , there was an amazing kirtana led by Maharaja, which inspired all the gueststo dance. Read the rest of this entry »
Please accept my blessings. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
I am writing to you from a plane, flying from Vilnius, Lithuania, to Tallinn in Estonia. It’s a cold winter’s night outside, but the hearts of the Lithuanian devotees are always very warm, so I’ve been having a nice time while here. Read the rest of this entry »
I went down to Gurudev’s room several times to see if it was appropriate to clean, but found it locked. When I eventually did manage to see Gurudev, He was chanting at His table. I asked if I could enter, and started cleaning up.
When I had put away His bed, I asked Him what the plan for the day was. He said that He would not be taking any breakfast, and wanted to start puja as soon as I was finished. I said that I would finish with the room, which meant sweeping and wiping the floor, then complete the bathroom whilst He performed the puja. Read the rest of this entry »
Guru Maharaja opted to take only yoghurt for breakfast. After SB class, I came to ask Guru Maharaja for His blessings. Guru Maharaja asked me to take His projector down with me, as part of my handluggage. At about 11am I flew to Cape Town, where I was met by Radha Sharana Prabhu, at who’s ashram Guru Maharaja would be staying. Radha Sharana, his wife Radharani and I spent most of the day cleaning up the asram and getting Guru Maharaja’s room ready. Read the rest of this entry »
Asha, her friend Michelle, Bhakta Itumeleng and I arrived at the airport well before Guru Maharaja was due to land from Johannesburg. Although we were well on time, I was feeling a bit nervous, because Guru Maharaja had contacted me twice that morning. First, Krsna Balaram Prabhu phoned on behalf of Guru Maharaja, and later Guru Maharaja phoned me Himself. I thus made 100% sure I was on time to receive Guru Maharaja this time… The airport was quite busy, so Itumeleng and I jumped off earlier, letting Asha find a parking whilst we went inside to receive Guru Maharaja. Read the rest of this entry »