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Vedische Culturenprogramma wordt op elke 3e zaterdag van de maand gehouden in Boxtel. Kom en geniet de transcendentale muziek, spiritueel kennis, Mantra yoga en heerlijk diner. प्रत्येक तेस्रो शनिबार हुने भजन किरतनमा सबैलाई नामहाट बक्स्टेलमा स्वागतम्

Gita Jayanti- de dag om na te denken naar de absolute waarheid

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Op 5 december 2012 is de Gita Jayanti. Dit is een gelegenheid gesteld in de Vedische cultuur om na te denken naar de absolute waarheid zoals het gegeven is in de Bhagavad Gita Zo As Ze Is.
Op Gita Jayanti herdenken we de dag waarop Heer Krishna de Bhagavad-gita sprak tot Zijn dierbare toegewijde Arjuna op de plek die bekend staat als Jyotisar Tirtha, Kurukshetra, temidden van de strijdende Kuru’s en Pandava’s. Het is nog steeds mogelijk om deze plek te bezoeken en het monument te zien van Heer Krishna als “Partha-sarathi” (de wagenmenner) en Arjuna als strijder. De ashram die deze tempel onderhoudt, beweert dat de boom die er groeit, afstamt van de oorspronkelijke boom die daar stond toen de Bhagavad-gita werd gesproken.
Traditiegetrouw gaan toegewijden naar Kurukshetra (Dharmakshetra) en reciteren daar dan de Bhagavad-gita van de vroege ochtend tot vroeg de volgende ochtend, offeren arati aan Bhagavad-gita en aan Heer Krishna en Arjuna op de strijdwagen, offeren la…

Kesavi singing Bhajan

Reproduced from April 2009.  The spiritual practice must start in the early age so that they can deal with the sufferings from the material bondage later on easily. This helps one connect with the supreme and just like a factory owner provides facilities to his factory manager, one's life will be prosperous if one becomes the devotee of the lord Krsihna.

Bhakti or devotion is the only thing that if one follows to do, he or she makes difference as human being because devotion to the supreme can be easily done when the living entity has the human form of body. In other forms of  bodies that is not possible. So the human form of body is the blessed one provided the consciousness is developed to attain Krishna consciousness, the highest one, out of one's enthusism. 

If love to the supreme is inculcated in on'es mind talents to glorify the supreme absolute truth develops automatically. A case of this is here: Kesavi singing bhajan in Amsterdam temple

Video- Kesavi singing bhajan a…

A preview- what naamhat vedic culture is culture is doing

See a slide show hereContributing to Communities Attain Spiritual Happiness Slideshow: Nanda’s trip from Boxtel (near Sint-Michielsgestel, Noord-Brabant, Nederland) to 9 cities Amsterdam, Limburg, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Eindhoven, Paro, Ujjain, Jhapa (near Siliguri, West Bengal, India) and Zelzate was created by TripAdvisor. See another India slideshow. Take your travel photos and make a slideshow for free.

Fostering universal brotherhood through the Vedic Wisdom

His Holiness Bhakti Caru Swami always in the service of promoting universal peace and social harmoney through the revealed Vedic literature. Clik here to see His show in The Netherlands in 2010

Preaching The Sanatana Dharma's Vaisnav Revealed Philosophy Slideshow: His’s trip from Boxtel (near Sint-Michielsgestel, Noord-Brabant, Nederland) to 5 cities België, Rotterdam, Eindhoven, Thimphu and Ujjain was created by TripAdvisor. See another India slideshow. Create your own stunning free slideshow from your travel photos.

Life after death! But where?

19/11/11.  The presence of a devotee of the Lord Krishna, in other words, a Vaisnavan at the time of death in anyone’s family is a blessing to the departing soul. Kevin prabhu from Belgium in his preaching at the Naamhat Boxtel on 3rd Saturday of November highlighted this spirit where he has practically applied the teachings of Bhagavad Gita As It Is in a difficult circumstance in which his friend, a nurse, left her body that has to be cremated. The intelligent ones will certainly think of what would happen to the living force in the body when the body lies dead? The Supreme Personality of Godhead Krishna reveals all the truth to these life’s important issues. To mention here in particular; the Lord said in Bhagavad Gita, chapter 8 that …. whoever, at the end of his life, quits his body remembering Me alone at once attains My nature. Of this there is no doubt. See verse 5: anta kale ca… This is a supreme declaration and the goal of the human form of life. Just like a king does have a …

In The Hague; half day kirtan, half day prasad enjoyment

In The Hague; half day kirtan, with numerous devotees and then the half day prasad enjoyment coming soon.

Naamhat Boxtel will also join this auspicious event and will present bhajan in the glories of Lord Radha Krishna, for the mission of Srila Prabhupad, in order to enhance joy of every one of you.

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Hare Krishna Pakisthan

12/11/11. At times of dufficulty Hare Krishna's scientific approach to human happiness is practical in life and at the time of death. This is the impression a family originally from Pakisthan living in Rotterdam gave to the aspirant devotees who gathered for the Vedic cultural program organised in their house on 12th November 2011. 
Worth to mention is that their family members in Pakisthan are dedicated in chanting the mahamantra that gave them the real happiness at times of difficulties like the death in the family. 'When my mother left her body, she was leaning at my father's breast and calling the name of the Lord Krishna- Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna' said Manoj showing the visitors fotos and videos of the gatherings of devotees chanting Hare Krishna mahamantra during the funeral rites of his mother. 
He said that the devotees in dozens came to their home all the 13 days of the mourning period and chanted the glories of the Supreme, day and night. This is something su…

Letter to Mahatma Ghandhi of India by Prabhupad in 1947

Letter to: Mahatma Gandhi

12 July, 1947
Mahatma Gandhijee
Bhangi Colony
New Delhi.
Dear Friend Mahatmajee,
Please accept my respectful Namaskar. I am your unknown friend but I had to write to you at times and again although you never cared to reply them. I sent you my papers "Back to Godhead" but your secretaries told me that you have very little time to read the letters and much less for reading the magazines. I asked for an interview with you but your busy secretaries never cared to reply this. Anyway as I am your very old friend although unknown to you I am again writing to you in order to bring you to the rightful position deserved by you. As a sincere friend I must not deviate from my duty towards a friend like your good self.

I tell you as a sincere friend that you must immediately retire from active politics if you do not desire to die an inglorious death. You have 125 years to live as you have desired to live but you if you die an inglorious death it is no worth…

Srila Prabhupada seen with tears

Source: BCSistagosti, Volume 12, Chapter 1By Indradyumna Swami “Your Deep Compassion” Dearest Srila Prabhupada, Please accept my most humble obeisances in the dust of your lotus feet. Thirty four years ago today you departed from our material vision. Although the departures of pure devotees are celebrated as glorious in the vaisnava tradition, I honestly have never felt this to be a day of festivities. Instead of celebrating, I feel more comfortable spending time alone remembering your pastimes amongst us and reflecting on my service to your divine mission. Of course, it was natural that you would leave one day. My godbrother Pita dasa relates in his memoirs how, a few days before your departure, he heard you ask a group of devotees at your bedside, “Why are you all crying?” “Because you are so sick, Srila Prabhupada,” one of the devotees replied. “We are afraid you may leave.” It was then that you made a statement that has become famous. “I will never die,” you said. “I w…

Damodar maand voor uw bestaan te verzuiveren

Video en liedje: Damodar Astakam van deze maandFor English page click hereVanaf 12 oktober t/m 10 november 2011 is de gunstigste maand van alle maanden "Kartik", de maand van Sri Damodara, een andere naam van de schepper- Sri Krishna. De maand Kartik staat ook bekend als Radharani’s maand omdat deze maand heel dierbaar is aan Srimati Radharani. De toegewijden offeren iedere dag een dia lampje aan Sri Damodara (Krishna) en zingen de Damodarastakam gedurende deze maand.

In deze heilige maand wordt aanbevolen om elke dag een dia te offeren aan Sri Damodara Krishna. Hierbij wordt ook de Damodharastakam gezongen. U kunt deze zang hier downloaden. Ook kunt u deze zang gebed hier te luisteren met een video. Kijk onderaan de artikel: Best thing to do in the month of Kartic.

Goverdhan worship, respecting the earth on whom we all survive

Reproduced. Goverdhan puja is the token of respect to the environment, the earth, ovserved in the Vedic tradition. It will he observed on 27th of this month, also in Naamhat Boxtel.

When we know that our survival depends on the fertility and productivity of nature, the soil, the enviromnet, the Earth, then it is for everyone the object of worship. This was one of the arguements Sri Krishna, the Lord put forward to Nanda Maharaj when He appeared on earth personally in Dwaper yug, some five thousand years ago. Thus a tradition of worshiping Goverdhal Hill was established. It is also becasue that hill represents Krsna and Radha ad their pasttimes. During the celebration of this festival, Giverdhan miniature is made of cow dung and worshipped with offerings. Radha Krsna and their associates are invited to reside on that hill. Circumambulating that alone can eliminate the sins and purify your existence. When the Goverdhan hill was worshipped following the instructions of Sri Krisna, the de…

Welcome to celebrate the victory over evil-DASAI in Boxtel, Nl

Navaratra, the nine days of the worship of Nava Durga Devi has begun and continues till 6th October in the Naamhat Boxtel Dhaam. On this day the victory of Sri Ram, the supreme lord will be celebrated. He subdued the atheist king Ravan and set the principle of religion to follow without hinderences. See more over this background in naamhatweb

As part of the celebrations, ghatasthapana is established and the daily worship according to the Vedic directions is continuing here. On 6th October, the Victory day of Sri Ram will be celebrated signified by the acceptance of the prasad of Durga maa. For this, jamara is growing, a special maize siblins that Durga maa would be pleased with. Accepting the blessing prasad will continue for a week to enable people from far away places also to come together and have the feast joyfully. Its the Vedic tradition that the people visit to their elders and seek the blessings of the Lord Sri Rama and Durga maa through them. 

The Naamhat dhaam organises this c…

Loving exchange between the God brothers

My dear Srila Bhakti Charu Maharaj,
Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
I am in the treatment now, so I cannot speak lengthy. So, I am using this smsto say few words.

You are one of the very dear and dedicated servant of Srila Prabhupada. You are also very dear to me, you ordered me to stay back while I was in Hinduja hospital. So I am trying to follow that order of you. Forgive me for not being physically present. Kindly accept a garland on behalf of me.

All glories to His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami.

Your servant,
Jayapataka Swami

My dear God-brother Jayapataka Maharaja,

Please accept my most humble obeisance. All glories to Srila Prabhupda.

Thank you so much for your message bestowing your blessings upon me. You have always been such a shelter and a source of inspiration for me. From the beginning of my spiritual life you have showered so much mercy upon me and taken care ofme in such a wonderfu…

Mercyful glance of a pure devotee of the God drives away all problems

Reproduced on 10/9/11
Long awaited blessings has been recevied today.  The mercy of Sri Guru Maharaj His Holiness Bhakti Caru Swami was showered on 15th July 2010  during his traveling preaching mission to Belgium. On the way from Rotterdam Audaryadhaam he kindly blessed the Naamhat Boxtel. With him followed about twenty devotees. It was very much transcendentally ecstatic moment in life.

There is no limit of joy in the association of such a holy person who is dedicated to world peace through the love in Krsna Consciousness.

In the presence of Sri Guru Maharaj, Brahma Samihita was recited. He then stressed to make use of the morning hours for the siritual development because the morning period bestows the influence of the mode of goodness. The most  important to do is to get up early and chant the mahamantra- Hare Krsna Hare Krsna Krsna Krsna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare.

His Holiness has dedicated his life in spreading the sanatan dharma- the Krsna consciousness a…

Rathayatra culminated to multicultural event in Holland

Eindhoven 3rd September.'It was grand and wonderful' was the general expression of the public during the Rathayatra in Eindhoven.Ths yatra was the last in series for this year in Europe.Their Lordship Sri Jagannath, Baladev and Subhadra Devi went by a decorated car from Naamhat Boxtel to Eindhoven to grace His mercy to everyone on the streets. They were mounted on a rath that was decorated with flowers by a team of matajis led by Indu from Utrecht. It looked like a celestial vehicle which was pulled by about a hundred devotees from different nationalities, across the city, and placed at the hear of the city where cultural programs and prasad was served till the evening. The prasad was cooked by Gupta prabhu and Marlein mataji at Kala mataji 's house. It was so delicious and sufficient for the entire visitors and some could also take it to their homes. Every aspect of this festival was organised by Sundari Priya mataji (foto below) for the last fi…

All glories to Srila Prabhupada- The puspanjali

Srila Prabhupada puspanjali by HH Bhakti Caru Swami at Radhadesh- see in this video:

Rathayatra in Cologne, Germany 2011. See in this link

Krishna Janmastami 2011

Sri Krishna Janmastami will be celebrated throughout the world on 22nd August. 

Naamhat Boxtel will also celebrate the Janmastami on 22nd August in place of its regular every 3rd Saturday naamhat cultural program. 

A grand observations will take place in all the ISKCON centers in Holland and Belgium.

Every year many pilgrims come to Radhadesh to celebrate this festival. Since the calendar date of this festival falls on a Monday, we still wanted to give everyone the opportunity to share in the powerful blessings Lord Krishna gives on this most auspicious occasion. Therefore we have organised a cultural celebration on Sunday, 21 August 2011. Dance, theatre and lots of bhajans (devotional melodious meditation) and association with many devotees from all over the Benelux will make this day a joyous spiritual outing for the whole family. View some videos on last year's celebrations:Here under is the participation video of European Nepalese.

OHM-television report (in dutch)Program of the fe…

Rathayatra- another cultural event for all

On 6th August there was grand Rathayatra in Koln Germany. Thousands of people gathered including His Holiness Radhanath Swami,  Bhakti Caru Swami and Sachidanandanswami and Kadambakanana Swami. There was also a nice devotee famly from Nepal who was married with a German devotee mataji, rare to see in such events although  there are many many Nepalese in Germany. 

The next Rathayatra will be held in Amsterdam on 14th August and the last for this year will be in Eindhoven on 3rd September. Everyone is warmly welcomed to attend this cultural event. see some rathayatra videos here:

Spiritual retreat- the best event for the lasting memory of enjoyment.

Who will ever bother to enquire about your health, well-being and happiness? Its only the spiritually enlightened person does that to everyone, and that enquiry  is the first thing you hear from His Holiness Bhakti Caru Swami Maharaj at the beginning of every spiritual retreats.

This year at Radhadesh in Belgium an spiritual retreat was held though out the first week of August '11 headed by His Holiness. He really bothers for every one's happiness and the progress towards attaining the goal of the human form of life. There were more than two hundred devotees from European countries, mostly from Holland, England and Belgium. Many also came from Italy, Germany, Spain and South Africa. Sri Guru Maharaj in every morning session explained the lessons on Siksastakam- the precepts of education and  then retold the Mahabharat, the epic of great India. This epic provides the basic of understanding the supreme lord Sri Krishna in which event the Lord retold Bhagavad Gita to Arjun. 

The da…

Few Bhutanese in The Netherlands enjoying transcendental happiness

Hare Krsna! This is a moment of nice time among the friendly Bhutanesegathered in the spiritual atmosphere. Vedic cultural center inBoxtel, Netherlands is serving the interested Bhutanese aplatform to share their culture and tradition to others and also learn other's culture. This type of  congregation appears as a centerfor Bhutanese culture and integration support center. This ishow we enjoyed our vacation time in our own traditional ways cook together the traditional food- see foto,  and enjoy it sitting in circle, perform music and bhajan kirtan. 

Many people thinks that one can be happy by going into the bars and drink alcohol, but it is not true. The real happiness is by engaging into transcendental activities that develops spirituality in them and purifies their existence from the materialism.

 That is the hankering of the soul and a satkarma- the good action which results into transcendental happiness. Everyone of you irrespective of the background are warmly welcomed in thi…

Yagya in Vedic cultural center in Boxtel, NL

Yagya the fire ceremony sacrifice was performed in the Naamhat Boxtel on  28th July. This ceremoney is the sublime method to invoke natural balance in the local environment and purify the existence.  In The Bhagavad Gita the Lord declared thus: It uis I who am the ritual, I the sacrifice, the offering to the ancestors, the healing herb, the transcendental chant. I am the butter and the fire and the offering. Chapter 9, verse 14. This yagya was perfomed in ultimate sense to please the creator of all existence.
One has to understand ultimately that everything is under the controll of the supreme, the God, the creator. Therefore all the human beings are indebted to the supreme controller for their existence just like we are indebted to the suplying agents of water, electricity, gas etc appointed by the governement of every state. One has to pay the bill so that the government will be please with and continues the necessary supply. In reality the ultimate supplier of every ingredients tha…

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