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Vedic scholar and author Pusta Krishna Prabhu is bringing his in-depth knowledge of the Srimad Bhagavatam to the Seva Ashram every Saturday for an open discussion on the divine teachings found in the Vedic scriptures. Pusta Krishna Prabhu has been a practitioner of Bhakti Yoga for over 30 years having been instructed by such great personalities as Srila AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad, Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Maharaj, and Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Maharaj. Join us every Saturday at 9:30am for this unique opportunity to explore this ancient text and discover what meaning the Srimad Bhagavatam has for us today. Please come early to enjoy breakfast Prasadam or stay late for noon Aroti and lunch Prasadam!
What to expect? We invite you to join us every Sunday at 11:30 a.m. for chanting, an enlivening discourse, and a wonderful vegetarian feast. We look forward to meeting you in person. What is the Seva Ashram? Established in 1994 under the divine guidance of Swami B.S. Govinda, the Seva Ashram is nestled into the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains and serves as a pillar for spreading the message of Krishna Consciousness in the San Francisco Bay Area. Today the Seva Ashram continues to flourish under the affectionate direction of Swami B.P. Janardan Who is Swami B.P. Janardan? His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj is the Sevaite-Acharya of the Seva Ashram. Srila Janardan Maharaj joined the Krishna Consciousness movement in 1970 in service of Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad (Founder of ISCKON), after Srila Swami Maharaj left this world he took shelter of Srila Sridhar Maharaj and Srila Govinda Maharaj. Under Srila Govinda Maharaj’s instruction, Srila Janardan Maharaj has continued to care for and serve his divine mission. Please feel free to contact us with any questions through the Meetup site or on the phone at (831)[masked] Looking forward to meeting up soon!
Please join us for evening Arati at 6:30PM followed by an in-depth study of Srila Sridhar Maharaj's and Srila Govinda Maharaj's literature. The lecture will be led by Sripad Sarvabhavana Prabhu. Who is Sarvabhavana Prabhu? "Sarvabhavana Prabhu has been an active member of the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math for over 40 years. He received initiation from Srila A.C. Bhakti Vedanta Swami Prabhupad in 1976 ; later taking shelter of Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev Goswami Maharaja and Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Maharaja. Sarvabhavana Prabhu is well versed in the scriptures and is a very approachable person to go to for advice on the practical application of bhakti yoga or any questions you may have. He leads two evening classes per week at the Soquel Seva Ashram (Tuesdays and Thursdays), assists in the book creation and distribution of our math publications, and often leads outreach programs outside of the ashram like house programs and public events. Sarvabhavana Prabhu and his wife Diksavati Didi regularly attend the programs at the Seva ashram along with their daughters."
Sripad Arun Krishna Prabhi is a Rocket Scientist, and CTO of a reputed company in the Silicon Valley by profession. Born in Prayag, India; he came in contact with Krishna consciousness movement in 2006 and have been associated since. He took initiation from Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev Goswami Maharaj in 2007; and has been deeply involved in service towards Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. Arun Krishna Prabhu has unique capability to present Krishna Consciousness from the lens of Theistic Science with very strong supporting facts and arguments. Currently, Sripad Arun Krishna Prabhu is doing a class every Wednesday evening at Soquel Seva Ashram.