From July 2nd- 12th, 2018
With great pleasure, we would like to invite you to participate in the wonderful association of HG Mukunda Datta Prabhu. During his stay in Goloka Dhama, he will be giving classes as follows:
1. 2nd to 7th July – Morning Srimad Bhagavatam lectures
2. 8th July – Sunday feast lecture
3. 9th July at 17h00 – Rupa Gosvami’s citra kavitvani, 12 verses glorifying
Krishna, but in an very interesting, unusual way, showing what a genius Rupa
Gosvami is and also showing the sanskrit language to be the most divine,
reach, amazing language. These verses are part of Rupa’s stava mala. The
secrets of these verses were revealed by Sri Baladeva Vidyabhusan. Simply
amazing and wonderful. A transcendental treasure.
4. 10th at 17h00 – The Gayatri mantras. Although these mantras are for 2nd
initiated devotees only to be chanted, we may say some words for the
devotees in general and specifically more for the understanding of the 2nd
initiated, which they may be able to understand clearly, whereas the
uninitiated may not grasp.
5. 11th & 12th Srila Sanatana Gosvami’s Brihad Bhagavatamrita
Srila Sanatana Goswami is one of the confidential devotees of Sri Chaitanya
Mahaprabhu. His books are important for a more deeper understanding of the
philosophy of our Gaudiya vaisnava sampraday. Therefore Srila Prabhupada
wrote that anyone who wants to know about Bhagavan, Bhakti, Bhakta must read
this book. The book is divided in two parts each having 7 chapters. The
first is about Narada Muni visiting various devotees of the Lord. Sri Narada
hears about them being recipients of the Lord’s mercy and that they are the
best of the Lord’s devotees. Each devotee denies that he is a dear devotee
and recipient of the Lord’s mercy and refers Narada Muni to another devotee
he feels is a great devotee.
The second part is about a vraja vasi who got initiated and got a mantra to
chant by his Guru, who then disappears. The devotee, named Gopa Kumar,
chants faithfully this mantra and is than going on his spiritual journey to
In both parts we are shown that the highest form of devotional service is
that performed by the vraja vasis, the eternal associates of Krishna in
About Mukunda Datta Prabhu
He served in sankirtan mission for two years and became a bhakta leader. In 1983 he came back to Zurich, and continued after short while he became Pujari. Mukuda datta Prabhu kept on with pujari and preaching service while travelling in Europe and America. Later, in 1990, he joined the Deity Department full time serving Sri Sri Radha Shyamasundar. Two years later, he became Headpujari. Serving since then in that position. Always teaching in the VIHE, about Deity worship and Yajnas, samskaras etc. Acting also as priest for all the samskaras, since for than 25 years, performed more than 1000 yajnas!