His Divine Grace Acarya Thakura,
Srila Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja.
Please accept my humble obeisances in the dust of your lotus feet.
All glories to your Divine Master Srila AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
When you spoke it took us to another world. Birth, death, disease and old age had for that point in time, stopped.
Continue reading “Offering by Nimai Pandit das”
namah om visnu-padaya krsna-presthaya bhutale
srimate gour-govinda-swaminiti namine
he guro jnana-da dina-bandho
Continue reading “Offering by Janeswar das”
Dear Guru Maharaja,
I offer my humble dandavats in the dust of your lotus feet.
I had very little association with my Gurudeva, Srila Prabhupada, but he mercifully sent you to teach me further on the path. As there is no difference between the diksa-guru and the siksa-guru, I accepted you as non different from Srila Prabhupada, as you gave me what he couldn’t give me personally. Sometimes the siksa-guru may become more important than the diksa-guru. You did and actually became my main guru.
Continue reading “From BV Suddhadvaiti Swami”
Dear Gour Govinda Maharaja
Hare Krishna. Please, accept my humble dandavat pranams.
I was not so fortunate to receive your direct association, but my beloved Gurudeva gave me under the care of your faithful disciple, Sripad Bhaktivedanta Shuddhadvaiti Maharaj. I was fortunate enough to travel with him trying to serve Gurudeva and had a lot of opportunities to hear your hari-katha from him. But it was never enough, because through this hari-katha I felt that I start to develop relationships with you, so much so, that now I accept you as one of my beloved siksa Gurus.
Continue reading “From Snigdha dasi”
Dear Guru Maharaja,
Without your compassion and mercy there would have been no possibility of seeing the way out of this dreadful ocean of material existence with all it’s dangers and pitfalls.
Continue reading “From Paramananda Puri dasa”
Devotees in Bali happily show their appreciation for receiving the recenly pubilshed booklet “Gour Govinda Swami – Who Was He”, right in time for Guru Maharaja’s Vyasa Puja celebration.
A letter from Pradosh Sahoo
Hare Krishna prabhuji,
Dandavat pranam. Jai Srila Gurudeva. I am back to BBSR now. Just one day before Sri Vyasa puja, somehow other I got (Manoranjan gave me one book) the new book “Gour Govinda Swami – Who was he” and the book was for free distribution. So I distributed them first to all senior devotees and important guests. The devotees went mad receiving that wonderful book. Continue reading “Some Appreciations from BBSR”