Please come and join us for the auspicious Vyasa Puja ceremomy in honor of our spiritual master His Divine Grace Srila A.C.
Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada on September 6th at our new temple location in 7070 Birnam Street starting on 10 am!
One day in a year, on the day of the birthday of the spiritual master, Vyasa Puja is held. It is called Vyasa Puja because the spiritual master represents Srila Vyasadeva. Vyasadeva is the
original acarya. To worship the bona fide spiritual master and worship the Lord, they are the same. Lord Krsna says that it is better to worship the bona fide spiritual master than to worship Him
directly. Actually we cannot directly approach the Supreme Personality of Godhead, we have to go through the acarya. The bona fide spiritual master is offered the same respect as God, because He
is the representative of God: Saksad dharitvena smasta sastrair. The spiritual master comes in direct line of disciplic succession from God and He speaks only God's words without adulteration
Therefore on this day of Vyasa Puja we give all respects to the bona fide spiritual master who saves us from this calamities of material bondage. He delivers the respect we are giving to the
Supreme Personality of Godhead, being His most confidential servant. By giving our respect to the spiritual master we learn how to properly respect the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Sri
On this day devotees write an homage, an offering to the spiritual master, praising His qualities and writing about their realizations of the relationship to him and their understanding of Krsna
Please come and join us for this treasured festival which sumptuous prasadam!