Srila Sachchidananda Bhaktivinoda Thakur's
166th Appearance Day Festival

at Swananda Sukhada Kunja, Godrumadwip, 08 September 2003

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Arriving as Swananda Sukhada Kunja, the devotees have darshan of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur's Murti at his Samadhi Mandir, and then engage in Kirttan and Hari-katha.
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Numerous stalwart sannyasis from the various Missions in the Nabadwip area attend the gathering on this special day of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur's Appearance Festival.
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Full-house, no doubt, and all are nourished in remembrance of the Lord and His devotees.
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The programme goes on well into the evening.
On the left side of the main Temple are Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur's own Deities of Sri Sri Gaur-Gadadhar.
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To the right is a separate smaller Temple in remembrance of Srila Gaura Kishor Das Babaji Maharaj who often came to engage in bhajan here.
To the left is the remembrance Mandir of Sri Krishna Das Babaji Maharaj, the personal servant and disciple of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur.
And soon it is time for the mark of a good Vaishnava Festival, the distribution of Prasadam to one and all....

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Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nabadwip