Local Color

I’ve spent almost all of February in Mayapur, West Bengal, for the annual meeting of ISKCON’s Governing Body Commission. Mayapur sits right on the Tropic of Cancer, it’s springtime, and a different scene…

Photos courtesy of B.B. Govinda Swami, Sraddhadevi dasi, and Caru-candra dasa.

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GBC meeting hall on the roof— always above the fog.

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Sunrise illuminates the GBC meeting hall.

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My roommate.

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View from my balcony.

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Samadhi at night.

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He made it all happen.

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Looking good.

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Looking very good.

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Sign of the times.

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Mayapur resident.

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Another Mayapur resident.

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Convocation of egrets snacking.

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Convocation of GBCs snacking.

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All work and no play.

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Jayapataka Maharaja joins the GBC meeting.

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GBC team building day— Japa with Srila Prabhupada.

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Security.

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Real estate development (householder cantonment.)

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Horn please!

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Barber shop (non-alcoholic.)

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Local medicine.

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?????

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True.

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Traffic.

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Philadelphia temple cook (“Dadu”) back in his own kitchen.

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Sraddhadevi dasi, Ravindra Svarupa dasa, and the Illustrated Man.

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Campus.

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4 Comments

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4 responses to “Local Color

  1. Saudamani devi dasi

    cool.

  2. Danil

    Thank you very much!

    Posted it in russian at forum.krishna.ru:

    http://forum.krishna.ru/viewtopic.php?p=236088#236088

  3. mahojjvala

    I love these pictures… thanks or sharing!

  4. emily

    thank you for offering the service of laughter by providing humorous photo commentary from the eyes of a devotee (BTW, say hello to your roomate).
    keep it coming and, next time,
    please add a photo caption of the GBC members’ names (from left to right)
    hari bol!

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