Vyasa Puja Message 2015

We know that it is difficult to see Lord Krishna. In the conditioned state of life, we don’t have the vision to see. Under the guidance of the spiritual master we are able to see the Lord, through the process of bhakti yoga. So the process of bhakti yoga is such that Krishna becomes very much indebted causelessly by his devotees…
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Vyasa Puja Message 2015

The guru receives the respect and worship on behalf of Vyasa dev and the Guruparampara. Tomorrow is the day, disciples of mine observe Vyasa Puja. As Lord Chaitanya said gopi bharatu pada kamalayor dasa dasanudas. So, I am the servant, of the servant, of the servant, of Lord Chaitanya and Sri Sri Radha Madhav…
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What is Vyasa Puja

On this auspicious day, disciples gather to glorify their spiritual master, sharing remembrances of the great soul who guides their lives back home, back to godhead. This collection of offerings are presented at the lotus feet of HH Jayapataka Swami Guru Maharaj as a humble tribute, to remind us of our eternal debt towards our spiritual master.

 

A Closer Look

Greetings from Radhanath Swami

I feel your encouragement upon me is Srila Prabhupada’s priceless blessing.
Your are a great inspiration in my life.

Greetings from Kavichandra Swami

His Holiness Jayapataka Swami is an extremely empowered representative of His Guru Maharaja, His Divine Grace A C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.

Greetings from Devamrita Swami

Upon this auspicious celebration of your appearance in this world, I would like to inform you that for the past few months I have been meditating on your compassion.

Greetings from Bhaktisiddhanta Swami

It is amazing to watch you in another year in seva, another chapter in
loving relations with your unlimited dependents in service to Srila
Prabhupada.

Greetings from BVV Narasimha Swami

Thank you for all your glorious preaching activities. It is awesome to think how you are able to dedicate yourself to the mission of Srila Prabhupada and Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.

Greetings from Vedavyasapriya Swami

You have been the first predessor Guru maharaj of all of us, appointed by Srila Prabhupada as evidenced by the conversation tape of May 23rd 1977.
His Holiness Jayapataka Swami is a disciple of Srila Prabhupada.

His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896-1977) is widely regarded as the foremost Vedic scholar, translator, and teacher of the modern era.

Srila Prabhupada is especially respected as the world’s most prominent contemporary authority on bhakti-yoga, devotional service to the Supreme Person, Krishna, as taught by the ancient Vedic writings of India.

Srila Prabhupada is the founder-acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

Read more on the official website for Srila Prabhupada – prabhupada.net

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR KRISHNA CONSCIOUSNESS (ISKCON)
Founder Acharya: His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

A mobile app to connect with His Holiness Jayapataka Swami. In this app you can read the latest message from Jayapataka Swami, his diaries and quotes. You can also read about his books, biography and teachings.

His Holiness Jayapataka Swami is famous worldwide as a travelling preacher.
In just 2 years he did

Lectures

Places visited

Number of flights

Kilometres of road journey

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JPS Office

The official website for JPS Office. Here you can download various initiation forms, philosophical test papers, questionnaires and checklists

JPS Archives

The Official Database of His Holiness Jayapataka Swami. You will find links to audio recordings of the classes as well as transcriptions.

JPS Archives YouTube

The official YouTube channel of JPS Archives. Here you can watch most popular video uploads as well as playlists.

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Various projects by His Holiness Jayapataka Swami

ISKCON Congregational Development aims to facilitate the spiritual upliftment of individuals and communities. It boasts several preaching programs such us Bhakti Vriksha,Namhatta,Damodar Program,Gita Program etc.The ministry provides consultancy ,education and networking to help this wonderful science to every home.

 

Namhatta – Following the precendence of HH Bhakti Vinod Thakur, one of the prominent acharyas in the Gaudiya Vaishnava Sampradhaya, the Namahatta the most traditional of the congregational programs and mirrors the organization of a regular ISKCON temple with the leader and his assistants in the center. Presently there are about 2000 Nama-Hatta centres just in West Bengal, Orissa, Jharkand and Assam in Eastern India.

A dynamic program that offers a systematic process by which Krishna consciousness is presented to small groups of participants in a way that enables everyone to practice, develop and present the principles of Bhakti-yoga. The program offers regular association and mentorship with the aim of encouraging devotional association and active engagement in Bhakti.There is than thousand Bhakti Vrikshas around the world.
During the floods in West Bengal, His Holiness braved so many dangers and with not proper amenities and tools, went out of his to deliver emergency food relief to several thousands of villagers.His countless selfless service was widely appreciated by the villagers who came out in huge numbers and signed petition for his indian citizenship to the Indian Government.The program aims at distribution of nutritious Prasadam to millions of pilgrims,children and people in need. His Holiness Jayapataka Maharaja is the world chairman for ‘Food for Life’ and ISKCON’s Food Relief Programs. The descendant of Advaita Acharya himself, selected HH Jayapataka Swami Maharaja to be in charge of the annual Santipur mass prasdam distribution program.
Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura, one of the prominent acharyas in the Gaudiya Vaishnava Sampradhaya asserts that Navadvipa Mandala is the best place in the whole universe. It is especially so, in order to practice Krishna consciousness as Lord Chaitanya’s mercy is all pervading here.Lord Chaitanya, who is Krishna himself came to this world 500 years ago took birth in this holy place. Previous acharyas like Jagannatha Dasa Babaji, Bhaktivinoda Thakura, Gaurakisora Dasa Babaji and Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura gave so much importance to Navadvipa Dhama. It is said that by performing Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama, whole world will be liberated.Each year witnesses more than 8000 devotees participating in the parikrama and enjoying the nectarian pastimes of the Lord in the very place he performed.

Apart from the Mayapur Piligrimage, there are others such as Puri Yatra,South Indian Safari as well.

Jayapataka Swami also has recently introduced the ‘Ganges Safari’ to visit those holy places connected to Lord Caitanya which are approachable only along the river flow. Similarly he conducts a tour of holy places in India and neighbouring countries.

The Founder Acharya Srila Prabhupada, he said, “I have given you the kingdom of God. Now develop it”. His Holiness has strived for 40 years for the development of this holy land from learning Bengali to protecting the temple from dacoits, learning agriculture, working with the locals to develop Mayapur.

A Few of the Other Responsibilities of HH Jayapataka Swami Maharaja in ISKCON
1. Zonal Secretary seva in West Bengal, Orissa, Bihar, Assam, Tripura, Andhra pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Bangaldesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Atlanta, Hillsborough, Lynchburg, New Orleans, Carrierre, Colombia, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Andaman Islands, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Pondicherry and Bhutan. 2. GBC committees – Constitutional and Law Revision Committee member, ISKCON Publications Review Board Member, Mayapur-vrndavana Festival Committee member, Philosophical research group, deity worship handbook committee, GBC Incorporation Committee, Executor’s committee member, and Puri Development Committee. 3. In relation to Mayapur – Mayapur Development Committee member, Exhibits and Theme park Department Head, Land Department Head, Ganges Erosion precautions, promote Sri Mayapur worldwide, GBC zonal secretary and Co-Director.

TEMPLE OF THE VEDIC PLANETARIUM

Raising Lord Chaitanya’s temple by the hands of every devotee

An Unique Project

The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium is an ambitious and unique project to make the culture and philosophy of the Vedic tradition accessible to everyone. The construction of this temple in Mayapur, to be named the Chandrodaya Temple, has been the vision of Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder of ISKCON, and, 500 years before him, Lord Nityananda.

Vedic concept of the Universe

Three hundred and fifty acres of land are being acquired on the banks of the Ganges River for constructing a small township. The Vedic concept of the Universe, the planetary systems as described in the Srimad Bhagavatam, is to be one of the major exhibits in the Planetarium. Another unique feature is the 75-feet domed planetarium theatre, the largest of its kind in India.
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Place for aspiring spiritualists

It aims to be a place for all aspiring spiritualists who are searching for answers to the questions of life. Alfred Ford has contributed a large sum towards the construction of the temple. To further raise funds for the 75 million dollar project, an appeal was made to ISKCON devotees worldwide to contribute money for a square-foot of land each. The first phase of the Temple is estimated to complete in 2016.
In difficult time we do not give up our devotional service, we stick to it and in good times we also do not give up our devotional service Jayapataka Swami

The sankirtana movement is so spiritually pure that by remaining in its fire our consciousness will be refined to immaculate purity Jayapataka Swami

Whether there is some difficulty or there is something good we need to do our duties, we need to do our proper Krishna conscious thing Jayapataka Swami

Biography

There could hardly be any place in the world that His Holiness Jayapataka Swami has not traveled and hardly any service that he has not tried his hand at.
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