Last Mangala Arati of 2011

04:30, cold foggy morning in Vrindavan, quiet empty streets. A morning arati starts at Krishna Balaram Temple, the last Mangala arati of 2011. Listen to Govinda Swami leading the prayer. Have a good day and a happy New Year!

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      Last Mangala Arati of 2011 | download

Radhe Shyamasundar at Krishna Balaram Temple in Vrindavan

 

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Radhastami at Varsana, Part II

On one of the days of Radhastami festivities, the residents of Varsana run throughout the village, with young boys dressed as Radha and Krishna on their shoulders. This tradition originates from the pastime at Sankari Khor, when Krishna demanded taxes from Radharani and her girlfriends, who were carrying pots of yogurt. This video is available on Glimpses of Vraja DVD http://www.vrindavanexperience.com/shop/

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Radhastami at Varsana, Part I

The festival of Radhastami, the appearance of Radharani, is being celebrated at Varsana for almost a week. Crowds of people join to circumambulate the holy place and participate in the festival. This video is available on the Glimpses of Vraja DVD: http://www.vrindavanexperience.com/shop/

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Janmastami Celebration

For the last few days, Vrindavan has been celebrating Janmastami, the birthday of Krishna. We offer you our brief report of the event. Listen to the sounds and submerge yourself into the atmosphere of the festival:

Krishna-Balaram Mandir, evening kirtan by Govinda Swami on the day before the festival
      Kirtan on Janmastami Eve | download

Krishna Balaram Mandir, Mangala Arati early morning on Janmastami day, by Govinda Swami
      Mangala Arati | download

Roaring kirtan at Krishna Balaram Mandir on Janmastami night. Listen to the full length track below and check this short video we filmed on iPhone (sorry for the quality, but it was simply impossible to use any bigger camera in such a crowd 🙂 )

 

Janmastami night kirtan at Krishna Balaram temple in Vrindavan, full length soundtrack
      Janmastami Night Kirtan | download

photo by VishakhaThe appearance day of Srila Prabhupada, the very next day. Guru Puja performed by Govinda Swami
      Guru Puja to Prabhupad | download

The offering to Srila Prabhupada by Govinda Swami
      Offering to Prabhupad | download

Gurvastakam prayer sung by Govinda Swami
      Gurvastakam | download

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Various places in Vraja

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Walking downtown Vrindavan and to the Yamuna

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Radhika Raman. The sacred journey.

The passing away of Sriman Radhika Raman Das Brahmacari, a true Vaisnava. On March 28, 2011 he left his body in the sacred Yamuna river in Vrindavan…

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Vrindavan Symphony CD

Melodious chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra accompanied by a fusion of traditional instruments and a philharmonic orchestra.

Performed by: BB Govinda Swami, Lughansk Philharmonic Orchestra and Kazakhstan Bhajan Group
Genre: Fusion, Symphony, Ethno
Release date: May 2009


Click on tracks to listen to a preview:

      1. Yamuna - Kazakhstan Bhajan Group
      2. Yamuna - Lughansk Philharmonic Orchestra

      3. Vrindavan - Kazakhstan Bhajan Group

      4. Vrindavan - Lughansk Philharmonic Orchestra

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Govardhan

A morning at the holy Govardhan hill.
This video is available on Glimpses of Vraja DVD.

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Ter Kadamba

A quiet beautiful place on the way from Javat to Nandagoan.
This video is available on Glimpses of Vraja DVD.

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