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Radhastami 2016

October 1st, 2016 | News | webmaster | 8 Comments

Radhastami has come and passed. I spent it at Audarya; the festivities were well attended. We discussed the Puranic evolution of Sukadeva over lifetimes that resulted in his role as the principle speaker of Srimad Bhagavatam and his dilemma at the climax of the text with regard to uttering the name of Radha, the transcendental parakiya heroine.

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Janmastami 2016

September 9th, 2016 | News | webmaster | 5 Comments

The summer season is fading into autumn here at Audarya, and with it the anticipation of rain mounts. Cowherds, it is said, are always looking to the sky for rain. But here rain means the end of a busy outdoor dry season, and as the rainy season approaches there is also much to be done before the rain falls.

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Poland Retreat 2016

August 17th, 2016 | News | webmaster | 7 Comments

I write as I am crossing the Atlantic, returning from our Sangha’s annual European retreat held this year in the countryside near Warzlov, Poland, to Audarya. The retreat was well attended and the participants kept me busy for two hours or more daily answering questions.

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Poland Retreat 2015

December 27th, 2015 | News | webmaster | No Comments

After visiting Kielce, Krakow, Czarnow, Klecza, and Goleszow on previous trips, this time Swami B.V. Tripurari stayed at a guest house in Cieszonko, part of the small village of Sianowo located in the Kashubia Region, about 40 kilometers from Gdansk in the north of Poland. Like last year, he brought along his assistant, a well-known […]

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Vedantists Visit to Saragrahi

April 25th, 2015 | News | webmaster | No Comments

Under the graceful glance of Sri Gaura Radha-Madhava, one is always sure of surprises as they magically influence everything. The first weekend in April was no exception as Guru Maharaja’s arrival coincided with a weekend full of guests and was full of spectacular transformations.

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Audarya Vyasa-puja and Gaura Purnima 2015

March 19th, 2015 | News | webmaster | No Comments

For this year’s Vyasa-puja and Gaura Purnima festival, approximately forty devotees congregated under the graceful glance of Sri Nitai Gaurasundara. As these two brothers simultaneously rise upon the horizon of Gaudadesa, they similarly arranged for a stunning weekend of warm, relishable sunshine and soothing lunar-rays.

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Nityananda Trayodasi 2015 at Madhuvan

February 5th, 2015 | News | webmaster | No Comments

A hive of activity soon formed following mangala-arotika as devotees began cooking, decorating, and preparing for the abhiseka. Being the root of the devotional serving identity, Sri Rama Nitai was enthusing all to take full benefit of this precious opportunity to dedicate and grow.

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Saragrahi’s Eight-Day Kartika Festival

November 24th, 2013 | News | webmaster | No Comments

The hills of North Carolina radiated with red and golden foliage complemented by clear blue skies and a crisp bite of fall in the air—the perfect setting for Sri Caitanya Sangha’s first annual Govardhan Puja festival.

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janmastami 2013

Janmastami 2013 in Audarya

September 29th, 2013 | News | gurunistha | No Comments

Holding true to its name Audarya once again played generous host to a beautiful Janmastami festival. This five day festival included two classes each day, an all day celebration for Janmastami, and a half day celebration of Srila Prabhupada’s Vyasa puja.

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Radhastami in Grass Valley

September 18th, 2013 | News | gurunistha | No Comments

Swami’s visit to the Grass Valley, CA area was scheduled around Radhastami. He gave his first talk in Nevada City, CA in a homey spiritual center called the Tea House, on the second floor of a downtown bookstore.

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