Gaura-purnima/Ram Nawmi

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The Appearance Day of Lord Caitanya is celebrated as Gaura-purnimaand this year fell on March the 5th. In Mauritius the temples organised kirtan all day, abhishek of Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai and an evening programme culminating in a feast for all our guests.

His Grace Sarvabhauma prabhu spent three weeks at Sri Sri Krishna Balarama Mandir, Bon Acceuil giving a series of lectures in adjoining villages, on Lord Caitanya and Lord Rama's pastimes.

At Hare Krishna Land, Phoenix, the Goloka Players headed by Narayan prabhu performed a touching drama about Lord Caitanya taking sannyasa. Photos of the event may be viewed here.

For Rama Nawmi on the 1st of April, at Hare Krishna Land His Grace Deena Bandhu prabhu spoke on Lord Rama's pastimes. You may listen to the lectures he gave here. The Goloka Players entranced the audience with their performance of the Ramayana. Photos of the festival may be viewed here.