All glories to Sri Guru and Sri Gauranga

Vaisnava Festival in Moscow.
Day 6. Public Program

Wednesday
May 3, 2006

On Wednesday in the Moscow House of Artist was held a public program. Sripad B.B. Avadhut Maharaj with the help of the devotees (mainly: Madhava Krishna Prabhu Brahmachari, Raseshwari Devi Dasi and Nalina Nayana Devi Dasi) organized this wonderful program devoted to the evolution of consciousness.

Various scholars, scientists, representatives of different religious movements attended the meeting and had an opportunity to make a speech on the stage. And with the view of an unobtrusive preaching, Sripad Goswami Maharaj was introduced as one of the participators.

Sripad Goswami Maharaj made a wonderful speech acquainting the guests with the basis of subjective evolution of consciousness and then throughout the evening he had been signing the book "Subjective Evolution of Consciousness" and talking to the guests, answering questions, dispelling their doubts. He also sang vandnam at the stage and, as Sripad Madhav Maharaj later pointed out, the guest were "amazed and enchanted by the power of transcendental prayers."

The program was very successful, a lot of people were interested to hear Sripad Goswami Maharaj and get the book. Literally there was a long queue to the place where Maharaj talked to the guests and distributed the books. The small cosy pavilion where Sripad Goswami Maharaj was located couldn't accommodate all the interested guests.

Sripad Avadhut Maharaj was busy all the program, talking to people, arranging everything, taking care that everything was done appropriately, announcing the artists and scholars, etc., etc.

In the meanwhile Sripad Nyasi Maharaj and Sripad Bharati Maharaj gave an interview to a newspaper and talked to the guests. And Sripad Madhav Maharaj was also very busy with preaching to the guests, making contacts, etc.

 

The inside of the Moscow House of Artist
 
The audience
 
Sripad Goswami Maharaj making the speech
(Sripad Avadhut Maharaj on the right, translating)
 
During the speech
 
Sripad Avadhut Maharaj with Nalina Nayana Devi Dasi,
who helped a lot to orginized the program. On the right:
Sripad Goswami Maharaj and Ashutsh Krishna Prabhu
 
Sripad Avadhut Maharaj introducing an archaeologist
 
Guests
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
To illustrate the objective evolution of consciousness
and the Darvin's theory of evolution, a couple of
monkeys were invited to show in practice what
some people seem to believe in
 
The representative of the Russian Orthodox Church
 
Sripad Goswami Maharaj and Sripad Madhav Maharaj,
changed into the civil dress, talking to a Doctor of
Philosophy, who officially represents Vaisnavism in Russia
 
The representative of the Moslem commune
 
Suvada Devi Dasi from Tomsk and Gauranga Haridasi Devi
Dasi were greeting guests
 
Sripad Nyasi Maharaj and Sripad Bharati Maharaj
giving interview to a newspaper
 
Sripad Goswami Maharaj signing the books
 
Anantadev Prabhu from kiev, Ojaswi Prabhu and
Aruna Krishna Prabhu mingling with the crowd
 
Devotees from Donetsk:
Saksi Gopal Prabhu (the leader of Donetsk yatra)
Maitreya Rishi Prabhu and Bhaktadas Prabhu
 
Raseshwari Devi Dasi (on the left) helped a lot
with orginizing the program, inviting the artists, etc.
 
Sripad Goswami Maharaj talking to the guests...
 
... in the meanwhile people were swarming outside of the pavilion
waiting for an opportunity to talk to Sripad Goswami Maharaj
and to get the Subjective Evolution of Consciousness
 
In the foreground: Iswara Krishna Prabhu shooting
different parts of the program
 
On the next day, Sripad Goswami Maharaj gave a class
in a famous Moscow esoteric shop "The Inward Path"
 
Hari-nama Initiations 
Day 1 |  Day 2 |  Day 3 
Harinama-sankirtana 
Day 4 |  Day 5 |  Day 6 

 

Jaya Sripad Bhakti Bimal Avadhut Maharaj ki jaya!
Jaya Sripad Bhakri Sudhir Goswami Maharaj ki jaya!
Jaya Sripad Bhakti Vigraha Nyasi Maharaj ki jaya!
Jaya Sripad Bhakti Achintya Madhav Maharaj ki jaya!
Jaya Sripad Bhakti Chaitanya Bharati Maharaj ki jaya!
Jaya Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj ki jaya!

 

Pictures by Madhava Krishna Prabhu Bramachari
Report by Kundalata dd


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