Vyasa Puja celebrations for HH Sridhar Swami & HH Giriraj Swami
Disciples and devotees of HH Sridhar Swami and HH Giriraj Swami got together to celebrate their respective Vyasa Pujas on 1 September 2012. The festivities included glorification by senior devotees and disciples, pushpanjali, cake cutting ceremony, arati and delicious feast prasada for all. A slideshow depicting visual from the life of both the sannyasis played throughout the celebrations.
HH Sridhar Swami began his Krishna Conscious at the ISKCON temple in San Francisco, US and was instrumental in connecting thousands of people to ISKCON in his thirty-five year spiritual journey in which he travelled several continents to spread the message of Lord Krishna. He rendered substantial service at Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari Temple and founded the BHISMA dept. to connect people to Lord Krishna through mailing.
HH Giriraj Swami was born in Chicago and met Srila Prabhupada in 1969. He later toured India with Srila Prabhupada and appointed the President of ISKCON Bombay and a Trustee of Bhaktivedanta Book Trust. He played a leading role in establishing the Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari Temple. He also preached in various other countries including Mauritius, South Africa, Portugal, Spain, etc.
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