Srila Sachchidananda Bhaktivinoda Thakur's
166th Appearance Day Festival

at Swananda Sukhada Kunja, Godrumadwip, 08 September 2003

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Travelling upstream with Sripad Ban Maharaj leading the Sankirttan, another local puzzle arises: how do they put cow-patties to dry so high on the bridge's supports?
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Hugging the shoreline to beat the current, the main Nabadwip ghat approaches to port, whereupon our boat traverses the river to dock at Swarupganj.
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All disembark and continue on foot to the accompaniment of lively chanting of the Holy Names.
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Passing along the village roads until soon meeting up with several other Maths a short distance from the town.
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Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur's vijay vigraha is then brought out on a grandly decorated chariot as the centre of the procession to his Bhajan Kutir and Samadhi Mandir at Swananda Sukhada Kunja.

Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nabadwip