As part of GBC Strategic Planning Team’s (SPT) efforts to serve devotees worldwide they are extending an invitation to every ISKCON devotee to participate in their 5-week online festival “Celebrating Sri Caitanya Caritamrita”
They wish to stimulate great enthusiasm for Srila Krishna das Kaviraj Goswami’s masterpiece, Sri Caitanya Caritamrita, and Srila Prabhupada’s wonderful commentary on the same. Towards that goal, they have organized 35 days of virtual association with many of ISKCON’s most experienced and engaging speakers.
The series will be broadcast on their Facebook page, Youtube Channel and Mayapur TV from the 18th of February to the 29th of March.
Beginning from Sri Advaita Acarya’s Appearance concluding with the Jagannath Misra Festival, the 5-week portrayal is centered on the following topics with an overarching theme of focusing on Srila Prabhupada’s Sri Caitanya Caritamrita:
Tirtha yatra – In the mood of visiting the dham when devotees can’t physically go to the dham, there will be a 10-day virtual tour following Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s itinerary around India.
Gaura lila – They will also have special weekly series with highly esteemed speakers known for their mesmerizing Gaura lila narrations.
Not the least, to deepen devotees’ love for this foundational shastra, they will provide support by sharing resources for reading and studying Sri Caitanya Caritamrita.
There will be many senior Vaishnavas participating, including Jayapataka Swami, Giriraja Swami, Radhanath Swami, Kadamba Kanana Swami, Jayadvaita Swami, Krsna Ksetra Swami, Candramauli Swami, Devamrta Swami, Bhakti Purushottama Swami, Vaisesika Das, Lokanath Swami, Malati Devi, Visakha Devi, Narayani Devi, Jagattarini Devi, Nitaisevini Devi, Tapan Misra Das, Amarendra Das, Hari Parshad Das, Gauranga Das and many more. Their profound realizations will enlighten us during this 5-week celebration.
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