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By Your servants

It is with sadness and heavy hearts that we bring this horrible news that our dear friend Hari Kirtan aka Harish, age 24, is no long with us on this planet. Harish is from Mayapur gurukula and a disciple of his Holiness Bhakti Tirtha Swami.

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March 23, 2009 -- 4,764 views
By Basu Ghosh Das

Shortly after our arrival, Maharaj's transcendental body was taken in a procession around the Gundicha Mandir, and also the Chaitanya Chandra Ashram, entering the Puri Bus Stand, and returning to the ashram.

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March 11, 2009 -- 4,279 views
By Patita Pavana das Adhikary

The departure of a Vaishnava saint is a time of mixed feelings. As devotees, we are joyous that the pure devotee has returned back to home back to Godhead, joining the eternal lila of Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu as He spreads His sankirtan throughout the Universe.

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March 10, 2009 -- 3,002 views
Parijata devi dasi - ISKCON Communications: Sethiji met Srila Prabhupada in 1971 at Aakash Ganga, one of the first places where Srila Prabhupada resided with his disciples after returning to India from USA, and realized that he had met a great personality. He became a life-member and a staunch and loyal servant of Srila Prabhupada....
February 21, 2009 -- 4,824 views
Hari-sauri dasa: Here's a couple of remembrances about Mr. PL Sethi a very loyal and faithful servant of Srila Prabhupada who, although he never took initiation, always regarded Srila Prabhupada as his guru....
February 20, 2009 -- 4,350 views
Hare KrishnaBy Jaganmohini devi dasi

Today URI(United Religious Initiatives) top leaders and representatives from their different cooperation circles have assembled at ISKCON Mayapur to hold its Global assembly from Nov. 30th to Dec. 5th in honor of H. H. Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Swami who was one of the founding member of URI.

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December 3, 2008 -- 4,025 views
Vaisnavananda dasa (ACBSP): Today, November 3, 2008 marks the first anniversary of Nirguna prabhu’s departure from our mortal vision. Those of us who knew him will always remember him, for Nirguna was indeed a very special devotee and dedicated servant of Srila Prabhupada....
November 3, 2008 -- 2,634 views
Hare KrishnaBy Sudharma dasi

Just as the new day after his disappearance brought the anniversary of Prabhupada’s preaching in the West, it is our hope and understanding that Sundararupa’s new day will be one of sharing Krishna consciousness for and with his Spiritual Master, Srila Prabhupada.

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September 30, 2008 -- 4,418 views
Hare KrishnaBy Shyama - sundara Dasa

I had the good fortune of working with Sadaputa Prabhu in the BI and living with him and other original BI members from 1978-79 in Atlanta and Philadelphia, and again later at his own branch of the BI in 1993-94 in San Diego

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September 28, 2008 -- 5,382 views
Hare KrishnaBy Krishna-kripa das

I feel I should say a few words about Sadaputa Prabhu, on the occasion of his disappearance, as I worked for him from 1988 to 2005, assisting mostly with book and video production.

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September 27, 2008 -- 4,222 views
Hare KrishnaBy Indradyumna Swami

My dear Godbrother Sridhar Maharaja, today is the celebration of your Vyasa-puja. It is a day of mixed feelings for me: I am happy to remember your exalted service to Srila Prabhupada, and at the same time I am sad. I miss your association and friendship more than you can imagine.

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September 25, 2008 -- 4,091 views
Hare KrishnaBy members of the Temple of the VPMP

In grief and dismay at the recent unexpected departure from this world of our dear friend and most valued colleague Sadaputa Prabhu, we cannot even begin to calculate the extent of our loss to ourselves as individuals and to our project.

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September 22, 2008 -- 6,460 views
Hare KrishnaBy Hari-sauri dasa

It is with great regret that we have to acknowledge the passing of another senior member of ISKCON, Sriman Sundararupa prabhu. Husband of Sudharma dasi he had lived in Alachua FL for many years.

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September 22, 2008 -- 6,218 views
Hare KrishnaBy Hari-sauri dasa

The work of a great man will touch the life of more people than he himself can know. It will edify, uplift and improve; it will set a foundation on which future generations can live a better quality of life; it will provide sustenance and positive direction to a multitude of souls. In Sanskrit such a person is called ‘mahatma’.

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September 22, 2008 -- 5,727 views
Hare KrishnaBy Danavir Goswami

We are shocked and very sorry to hear of the sudden departure of Sriman Sadaputa dasa Adhikari (Dr. Richard L. Thompson) His work in establishing Krishna consciousness through science was brilliant and effective.

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September 19, 2008 -- 9,041 views
Kulapriya Devi: Koumaduki was my first friend in Krsna consciousness. We had become acquainted at previous Sunday feasts, New Dwaraka, Los Angeles. But at this particular Sunday feast, Spring 1975, there were two subjis, two savories, rice, sweet rice, puris, halavah, fruit salad, nectar, and sweet balls!...
September 11, 2008 -- 2,653 views
Hare KrishnaBy Anuttama dasa

Religious movements are historical, sociological, philosophical, and hopefully, divine phenomenon. They are also the sum total of the contributions, influence and sacrifices of many men and women, both big and small.

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August 12, 2008 -- 4,132 views
Hare KrishnaBy Anuttama dasa

"Jahnavi told me recently," said Pavitra, "when she was only days from passing away: 'Mata, I just want you to be at peace and to go back to Godhead, to be with Krishna'-she was the one who was leaving," Pavitra said, "but she wanted me to be at peace."

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August 12, 2008 -- 3,934 views
Hare KrishnaBy Omkara devi dasi

One day Krodhashamani came to my apartment and asked me to come see Sudama. He arrived in Los Angeles from San Francisco, and was dying of Aids. I knew Sudama from the Brooklyn temple. At that time he was a sannyasi, therefore we never spoke.

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August 6, 2008 -- 9,797 views
Hare KrishnaBy Madhavendra Puri Das

I got the unique opportunity to associate with Mother Nrsimha and see her pure devotion and selfless desire to serve Srila Prabhupada by taking an excellent care of His Rooms.

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July 10, 2008 -- 2,866 views
Hare KrishnaBy Deena Bandhu dasa

Yesterday morning during the auspicious brahma muhurta at 3:40 AM Nrsimha Devi, disciple of Srila Prabhupada and HH Tamal Krishna Maharaja, peacefully passed from this world in the Krishna Balaram Guesthouse in Sri Vrindavan Dham.

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June 29, 2008 -- 5,646 views
Hare KrishnaBy Nartaka Gopala dasi

Our godsister Mitravinda devi dasi passed away in Alachua on April 22, 2008 of stomach cancer. She was a much-loved member of the community and performed many years of seva to the Deities, mainly sewing, making jewelry and garlands, and dressing the Deities with much devotion, and practically non-stop.

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May 6, 2008 -- 4,176 views
Hare KrishnaBy Subhangi devi dasi

The daughter that saw the Yamadutas was Lila. She was 13 at the time and said to me, " I've read Srila Prabhupads books and you don't take it all seriously but now I see that it is all reality. After seeing the Yamaduttas I will never perform any sinful activities in my life."

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February 25, 2008 -- 5,820 views
Hare KrishnaBy Janaka Risi dasa

A few days ago My dear brother Yuga Dharma Dasa ( ACBSP ) left this world. He was with his loving family and well wishers from the Three Rivers, Ca. devotee community.

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February 18, 2008 -- 4,076 views
Hare KrishnaBy Bhakti - siddhanta das

Haribol Prabhu's, I would like to inform the greater Vaisnava ISKCON world of the departure of Yuga Dharma ACBSP. Yuga left his body Thursday, February 14th at 1:21am at his home in Three Rivers, California.

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February 16, 2008 -- 4,114 views
Hare KrishnaBy Yasomati - nandana das

On behalf of Jamalarjuna and Subhangi and our entire family, I would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to all devotees who kindly offerred prayers for Lila's recovery and condolences now that she has passed from our vision.

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February 12, 2008 -- 4,826 views
Hare KrishnaBy Subhangi devi dasi

Please all devotees do not cry for our sweet Ananda Lila, who never truly belonged in this world. She is with her beloved Radha-Shyamasundara and can never suffer again any of the pains and miseries of this world. Krishna has taken her away in a flash, with no prolonged pain.

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February 10, 2008 -- 6,240 views
Hare KrishnaBy Bhakta Rod

Lila writes on the 29th Jan 2008 from Vrndavan just a week before her passing. The above last comments by Lila is on her Gurukula.com site: Love to all.. Bolo radhee!!!!!!!

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February 6, 2008 -- 4,497 views
Hare KrishnaBy Padmapani das

All glories to you, Mother Lila. Thank you for blessing this world and our lives with your holy presence. You'll always be remembered and honored with the deepest respect and love from all the devotees of Krishna worldwide.

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February 6, 2008 -- 3,841 views
Hare KrishnaBy Dylan Welch and Matt Wade

She died of heart failure resulting from her injuries about 2.15am (7.45am AEDT) in the Indian holy city of Vrindavan, where she had been brought after doctors said they could not remove the bullet that had lodged in her brain.

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February 6, 2008 -- 6,368 views
Hare KrishnaBy Deena Bandhu dasa

Probably most of the younger devotees who come to Vrindavan knew nothing about him as for the last several years his legs did not allow him to come out of his room. He was so humble he didn't want to trouble anyone to carry him for darshan either.

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December 22, 2007 -- 6,296 views
Hare KrishnaBy Hari-sauri dasa

I received this news with mixed feelings. On the one hand, we can be joyful at the glorious passing of such a wonderful Vaisnava. And on the other, we have to lament the loss of his sublime association. It would be remiss not to say something about the glories of Sri Vibhu Caitanya prabhu.

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December 22, 2007 -- 4,617 views
Hare KrishnaBy Madhavendu das

Aindra Prabhu was leading Kirtan melodiously and many of his god brothers, god sister and devotees were present. He left at 9:50 pm tonight.

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December 22, 2007 -- 4,954 views
Hare KrishnaBy Indradyumna Swami

I sometimes try to envision how the residents of the spiritual world must have celebrated the day you rejoined them. What festivities did they perform to welcome you, the Lord's chosen son, back to that transcendental abode?

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December 12, 2007 -- 3,934 views
Hare KrishnaBy Padmapani das

Today my heart was broken because I heard the sad news of your departure from this world. For me and all those who know and love you, this is the worst of all sufferings.

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November 28, 2007 -- 4,236 views
Hare KrishnaBy Ananta Purusottama das

Sanjaya was part of the Radha Damodara party in the USA in the 1970's, he has distributed thousands of books for Srila Prabhupada and obviously has received Prabhupadas mercy, and the mercy of Lord Caitanya.

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November 22, 2007 -- 9,367 views
Hare KrishnaBy Vaisnava - nanda dasa

How can we begin to eulogize the glories of Nirguna prabhu? He was very sincere, simple, and a dedicated servant of Srila Prabhupada. I first met Nirguna in the late Spring of 1975 at the Atlanta temple, New Sri Panihati Dhama.

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November 14, 2007 -- 3,555 views
Hare KrishnaBy Karnamrita dasa

Another year, and what have I given back to Prabhupada and all the devotees? It is late in my life, but not too late, to become the devotee Prabhupada, our Guru Parampara, and our dear Lord envisioned for me.

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November 13, 2007 -- 3,154 views
Hare KrishnaBy Hari-sauri dasa

While recounting the salient events and my own interactions with him, I don't meant to in any way minimize the experiences that many other devotees had; it is simply that I can only write about my own. It was a unique experience for me.

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November 8, 2007 -- 6,140 views
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