A letter to HH Mahavisnu Gosvami

BY JANANANDANA GOSVAMI

Dear Devotees

Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.

Mahavishnu GosvamiMany have heard by now that His Holiness Mahavisnu Gosvami peacefully passed away on Monday the 25th January on the auspicious day of Madhvacarya Tirobhava at around 3.00 pm Indian time. In the month of Magh when the auspicious movements of the sun have begun the day after Bhisma’s departure he left. He was surrounded by devotees at the Bhaktivedanta Hospital in Mumbai His eyes opened and  with perfect clarity he gazed at those around him as he mouthed the holy names with the last breathe. Till the last day he was preaching Srimad Bhagavatam and was totally unattached to the bodily condition. At 91 years of age he has taught us the most important lesson in life – how to prepare for the inevitable time of death. For 30 or 40 years hardly a moment has passed for maharaja without Bhagavat katha. He lived breathed, rested, ate travelled, ane everything else for the sole purpose of propagating the Srimad Bhagavatam. Continue reading