Monday, 9 March 2015

Guru Maharaja gives sannyasa to Bhakti Prema Swami

On the most auspicious occasion of Gaura Purnima (5th March 2015), His Holiness Bhakti Prema Swami (formerly Ganganarayan Das) received sannyasa initiation from his guru His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami, in Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan Mandir, ISKCON Ujjain.

Click here to watch a video of the sannyasa ceremony. 

HH Bhakti Charu Swami Guru Maharaja's Tribute to HG Priyavrata prabhu

Dear Priyavrata,
Please accept my best wishes. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
Your recent health condition did cause us a great concern, however, we never thought that, that would cause you to leave us so suddenly. When I was leaving Ujjain for Australia you were standing with all the devotees to see me off. I was about to ask you, “Priyavrata, aren’t you coming to the airport with me?” However,
I didn’t ask because I thought that probably you were going to take ayurvedic treatment or may be Radharani was not well and that’s why I didn’t insist on your coming with me to the airport. However, I didn’t have the slightest idea at that time that would be the last time that I would see you. 
The memories of those early days are so vivid in my mind – you used to come every morning to the Soho Street temple before going to your work, immaculately dressed in a three piece suit – attend the Srimad Bhagavatam class, greet the deities, worship Srila Prabhupada in Guru-puja and then serve breakfast to all the devotees and then go to your work without taking any breakfast yourself. When I noticed that you were not taking any prasad, I used to insist that you eat something.  But you used to say that you already took breakfast at home. But I used to insist that it was not a matter of taking breakfast but honoring the prasad.
We developed an intimate relationship from our first meeting – I was impressed with our friendly nature and happy demeanor. Soon you started to confide in me about your difficulties in your household situation that eventually led you to take my advice and free yourself from that entanglement. 
The day after you got the divorce, I had to go to Cannes in South of France and you volunteered to drive me. That trip was so memorable – we started from Radhadesh early in the morning and drove for about 10 hours to reach Cannes to attend a program in the evening. I was pushing you to drive fast. Once a red Ferrari whizzed past us and I told you that it was a shame that a Ferrari beat us, that put you in to real action and the next thing I knew was our car was moving at an incredible speed leaving all the other cars behind and soon the Ferrari also was behind us. After that trip you shaved up and became a full time devotee.
You came to help me in many trying situations in many different countries. You went out of your way to help New Mayapur when they were in a real difficult situation. You used to collect bhoga for them from your friends in London and load a month’s supply in a truck and drive it yourself all the way to New Mayapur temple in the middle of France.
In Ujjain also you gave so much of your time to cultivate the congregation and train them up so nicely. The children loved you and looked up to you as their hero.  
You lived your life in such a remarkable way that devotees from all over the world are remembering you with a deep feeling of mourning. 
You dedicated yourself in serving Srila Prabhupada and Krishna so nicely that They will positively reward you in the most wonderful way. 
I know you are concerned about Radharani devi dasi. Please, don’t worry, I will take care of her. I wish you all the best.
Yours in the service of Srila Prabhupada,
Bhakti Charu Swami

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

HH Bhakti Chari Swami Maharaj will give Charitamrita Class for the next 3 mornings

HH Bhakti Charu Maharaj will be giving Chaitanya Charitamrita Class for the next 3 mornings at 7.45am Indian Standard Time (3rd, 4th5th Mar). The global timings are below. 

There will also be kirtan led by Maharaj on 3rd and 4th March evenings at 7.30pm, and on 5th March (Gaura Purnima) there will be a live Abhishekam broadcasted at 6pm

Please kindly join on     (Ujjain Channel)


Local time
Time zone

Los Angeles (U.S.A. - California)
Monday, 2 March 2015, 18:15:00

Chicago (U.S.A. - Illinois)
Monday, 2 March 2015, 20:15:00

New York (U.S.A. - New York)
Monday, 2 March 2015, 21:15:00

London (United Kingdom - England)
Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 02:15:00

Cape Town (South Africa)
Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 04:15:00

New Delhi (India - Delhi)
Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 07:45:00

Singapore (Singapore)

Sydney (Australia - New South Wales)

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

HH Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaja at ISKCON Pune, 25/02/2015.

Today, 25/02/2015, HH Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaja arrived to Mumbai and Maharaja will give a Bhagvad Gita class at 7:45pm in Juhu Temple, which will be broadcasted lice on

HH Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaj gave initiations at ISKCON Bhhuvaneshwar.

Yesterday,i.e., on 24th February 2015, HH Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaj gave initiations to 48 fortunate souls at ISKCON Bhuvaneshwar.

HG GangaNarayan Prabhu is assisting Maharaja in his preaching travels.

Thursday, 12 February 2015

HH Bhakti Charu Swamiu Maharaja's classes during Sravana Ustav at Sridham Mayapur, 12/02/2015.

Please see the attached leaflet for timings of HH Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaj’s classes during the Sravana Utsav festival here at Sridham Mayapur. Maharaj will be speaking on Brihad Bhagavatamrita every day from 6pm-7.30pm for the next 3 days.

Also note that several other wonderful personalities are speaking during this festival: HH Jayapataka Maharaj, HH Radhanath Maharaj, HH Sachinandan Maharaj, HH Bhakti Vighna Vinasa Narasimha Maharaj and the very eminent and eloquent speaker HG Radhikaraman Prabhu from USA.

Please tune in! and select the “Sravana Utsav” channel.

Thank you


Los Angeles (U.S.A. - California)
Thursday, 12 February 2015, 04:30:00

Chicago (U.S.A. - Illinois)
Thursday, 12 February 2015, 06:30:00

New York (U.S.A. - New York)
Thursday, 12 February 2015, 07:30:00

London (United Kingdom - England)
Thursday, 12 February 2015, 12:30:00

Cape Town (South Africa)
Thursday, 12 February 2015, 14:30:00

New Delhi (India - Delhi)
Thursday, 12 February 2015, 18:00:00

Singapore (Singapore)
Thursday, 12 February 2015, 20:30:00

Sydney (Australia - New South Wales)
Thursday, 12 February 2015, 23:30:00

Monday, 9 February 2015

His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaja arrives in Sridham Mayapur

HH Bhakti Charu Swami Guru Maharaja has arrived in Sridham Mayapur on 3rd February 2015!
Guru Maharaja will stay in Mayapur till 23rd February.
His Holiness will then visit the following places:
Bhuvaneshwar : 23rd February 2015
Pune : 25th February 2015

Hari bol!!
Detail schedules will be posted soon

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

HH Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaja at ISKCON Kolkata, 2nd February 2015.

Yesterday, 2nd February 2015, HH Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaja came to Kolkata and gave an evening class from 5:30pm at ISKCON Kolkata, India. Along with HH Bhakti Charu Maharaja, HH  Radhanath Swami Maharaj and HH Giriraj Swami Maharaj also gave the classes. The class was broadcasted live on on Kolkata Channel.