They are dancing like peacocks

BY AMOGA DAS

KUALA LUMPUR – Last night about 400 devotees were at the temple to greet Lord Jagannatha, Who returned from the 6 hour Ratha yatra at 10pm. The kirtan was so jubilant, devotees dancing together in several clusters across the temple floor. They were spinning, dancing in circles, moving in and out of the center raising their hands, and going nuts. One turning circle of devotees (joined by holding hands) surrounded another circle going the opposite direction. Both went faster and faster until the spin force broke them apart. Continue reading

Battling it Out with Kali

BY SANKARSHAN DAS ADHIKARI
WE ARE PRESENTING IN ONE OF KALI’S CAPITALS KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA

14/June/2010 KUALA LUMPUR – At the present moment the personality of Kali has taken charge of this planet in every nation around the globe. Therefore there is nothing more important for the welfare of the human society than to spread this Krishna consciousness movement all over the world so that Kali’s influence can be counteracted and everyone can be happy. At the present moment we are very much blessed by the most auspicious opportunity to spread the Krishna consciousness movement in another one of Kali’s capitals, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Continue reading

Snana Yatra – Deities in a tub

BY JAI SITA RANI DEVI DASI

KUALA LUMPUR –  It’s time again for Their Lordships, Sri Sri Jagannatha, Baladeva and Subhatra mayi to take Their yearly bath. But there was a difference, instead of taking bath in their usual manner, They were placed in a tub and abhisheked with milk, yoghurt, honey and fruit juices. They seemed to enjoy it tremendously seeing from Their beaming wide smiles. Continue reading

Rendition Of South Indian Style Song For Lord Nrsimha

BY MULAKARANAM DASA

KUALA LUMPUR – Watch this video which was captured during the recent celebration of the Nrsimha Caturdasi in Sri Jagannatha Mandir, Kuala Lumpur. The Temple President, Visnu Caitanya das renders a beautiful rendition to Lord Nrsimha with the accompaniment of his sitar and tabla by his son, Arvind Raj as well as the flute.

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Padayatra deities rembark on their journey around Malaysia

BY JAI SITA RANI DEVI DASI

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KUALA LUMPUR – Teary faces flooded Sri Jagannatha Mandir as Sri Sri Nitai Gaura Sunder neem deities left the temple to continue their journey touring various places in Malaysia to spread the love of Godhead.

They came to the Malaysia sent by HH Bhakti Purushottama Maharaj in 1991 and began their tour in Malaysia. Somehow, due to unforeseen circumstances, They stopped Their journey in 1993 and stayed in Sri Jagannatha mandir until last year when the Sankirtan Team requested that they were now ready to take the deities for their journey again. It was heart-breaking for the devotees here as the timing coincided with Snana Yatra when Sri Sri Jagannatha Baladeva and Subhatra deities go in convalescence, leaving no deities on the altar. Continue reading

And He Left Us So Suddenly…..

BY JEYANTHY PILLAI

uttamaKUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA  – He left us on 18/7/09, coinciding with Kamika Ekadasi. He was playing futsal in Klang. About 40 members all over the country were attending the Congregational Development meeting which his team had organized. They came from all over the country. That morning he had told them in their meeting that all the branches in Malaysia must come together and spread the movement. States which were not active should gear up as well he told them. Representatives from neighboring countries like Thailand, Bali and Singapore were also present.

rosesAfter that was lunch and they had a short break before the futsal game. He was doing a full fast even without water. He apologized that they overlooked that it was ekadasi that day and it also clashed with a National Council meeting and a Bhagavad-gita contest,  when they planned the meeting.

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