Free Write Journal #107

Under Dark Stars – Mail Order, $12 (including shipping) Written in 2003 while in the process of rebuilding following an emotional and physical crisis and published in 2009, Under Dark Stars is a literary accomplishment of tremendous significance when considering the evolution of Satsvarupa Maharaja’s body of work. As he describes it, this is a […]

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Free Write Journal #106

Free Writes Radhastami We had a small gathering at Viraha Bhavan. Because of Covid-19, the devotees stayed out of the house and sat under the sycamore tree and honored a feast. I spoke to them, introducing the reading that Krsna dasi gave from the Krsna book on an amplified sound system from the house (about […]

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Free Write Journal #105

Announcements: Zoom Lectures + 2 New SDG Books Now in Print Satsvarupa Maharaja will read selections from his two new books (Daily Compositions and Meditations and Poems) this Saturday, August 22 at 11:00 A.M. EST. Zoom link: https://tinyurl.com/ud7rxd4 YouTube Live http://www.youtube.com/user/mnb125) Satsvarupa Maharaja will also speak on Zoom commemorating the Appearance Day of Srimati Radharani this Tuesday, […]

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Free Write Journal #104

Free Writes Janmastami Lecture Before Janmastami I stopped hearing the Govardhana Retreats and proofreading my books and spent my time reading and memorizing sections of the Krsna book. Some devotees might think it’s repetitious that on holidays I speak memorized excerpts from the Krsna book, but I feel confident about it, as it challenges me […]

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Free Write Journal #103

Free Writes Janmastami Talk I’ve been invited to share a Zoom talk with Ravindra Svarupa and Jayadvaita Swami on Janmastami. It will be shown in Berlin and picked up in Oslo, Norway or by anyone else who wants to watch. In Europe they are having all-day coverage for Janmastami on Zoom (kirtanas, readings, talks, etc.). […]

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Free Write Journal #102

Free Writes Cluster: Deities Radha-Govinda are too small for me to clearly see Their eyes and facial features—I can see Navadvipa Mahaprabhu with arms upraised leading the kirtana at Srivasa Pandita’s house.—And I can see the painting of Mahaprabhu in the Gambhira fingering His japa mala—Srila Prabhupada murti is prominent and handsome on his vyasasana—Laksmi-Nrsimha […]

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Free Write Journal #101

Advertisement for New 2020 Books Rev. John Endler writes: “To the disciples, friends and well-wishers of Satsvarupa Maharaja: “I am excited to share with you the news that Maharaja’s latest books are now available! These books continue the current series of volumes dedicated to treasures found within the Every Day, Just Write literary series. These […]

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Free Write Journal #100

Free Writes Invitation to Speak Memories of Boston I received an email from Vanamali Pandit, the temple president of Boston. He has invited me to conduct a Zoom presentation for the 49th installation anniversary on July 19th. I have agreed to do it because Prabhupada sent me alone to Boston in 1967 to open a […]

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