Initiations - Govinda Nandini and Madhava Mohini
January 1, 2011
The new year had a special reason for celebrating. The devotees happily gathered in the Temple room to participate in the Hari Nam initiation ceremony.
Gaia receives her neck beads.
Srimati Vimala Didi places neckbeads on her niece Mariel.
Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj gives divine connection on behalf of Srila Acarya Maharaj.
He also gives some instruction about chanting the holy names.
Your name will be Govinda Nandini Devi Dasi
All Glories to Srila Acarya Maharaj.
Your name will be from this day forward Madhava Mohini Devi Dasi.
Everyone is so happy to welcome our new family members.
A beautiful kirtan follows, led by Srila Janardan Maharaj.
Madhava Mohini and her aunt, Vimala Didi.
Srimati Vimala Didi, Govinda Nandini Devi, Mahadevi and Madhava Mohini Devi.
Our auspicious and, expanding Seva Ashram family.
Our benevolent Guru Varga.
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare