Sri Rupa Goswami

AN INVITATION TO THE 2018

Sri Rupa Goswami Conference on Vaishnavism

VRINDAVANA’S PREMIER SEMINAR ON VAISHNAVISM FOR THREE DECADES

under the auspices of

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Goswami Maharaja

AUGUST 23·24·25·2018

Srila Rupa Goswami is revered in the Gaudiya Vaishnava community as the chief of the Six Goswamis, the direct disciples of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. His voluminous body of literature –treatises, dramas, and poetry – were written following the instructions of Sriman Mahaprabhu and comprise the theology of Gaudiya Vaishnavism.

For thirty years, the Rupa Sanatana Gaudiya Math, under the guidance of Srila B.V. Narayana Maharaja, has held a conference (conducted in Hindi) to discuss the glories of Srila Rupa Goswami. Fourteen years ago, Srila Maharaja began English morning sessions, and they continue at nearby Gopinath Bhavan. The conference is a forum for Vaishnavas and scholars to speak on the glories of Srila Rupa Goswami and various aspects of Vaishnavism in relation to him, as well as to engage in extended discussion on these subjects. It is meant to enliven the Vaishnava community with topics that are relevant to their devotional practice and about which they are eager to hear.

It is my honor on behalf of the conference to invite you to attend theSri Rupa Goswami Conference on Vaishnavism. An international assembly of distinguished scholars will be speaking and we welcome your participation. We don’t expect a large crowd to the English morning sessions, but we do promise a comfortable assembly of like-minded scholars and attentive listeners. The venue is on the top floor of Gopinath Bhavan, which is located on the Parikrama Marg next to Imli Tala in the Seva Kunj area. Our Program is listed below.

Last year, for the first time, we began live streaming of the Rupa Goswami Conference. It will be continued this year. You can view the videos on the following Facebook address:https://www.facebook.com/Rupa-Goswami-Conference-123213948300853/. We will be posting the videos as the conference is in session, but they can also be viewed on the Facebook page at any time.

The Rupa Goswami Conference now has a Youtube address:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiMohk9SKrmm8f-eYG2K8MQWe are in the process of uploading videos of past conferences.

Your servant,
Manjari dasi

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PROGRAM

SRI RUPA GOSWAMI CONFERENCE ON VAISHNAVISM

VRINDAVANA’S PREMIER SEMINAR ON VAISHNAVISM FOR THREE DECADES

under the auspices ofSri SrimadBhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja

AUGUST 23·24·25·2018

Gopinath Bhavan·Rupa Sanatana Gaudiya Math·Vrindavan

THURSDAY·AUGUST 23·Srila Rupa Gosvami Tirobhava Mahotsava

Sunrise Lectures·Rupa Gosvami’s Samadhi

Conference Breakfast·8:15·Doughnuts and Kicheri

Morning SessionGopinath Bhavan·8:45 to 12:30

  • Bhakti SangitaYanKali RupaSriman Krsnadasa
  • Sri Padmanabha GoswamiIntroduction to the Rupa Goswami Conference
  • Srimad BV VisnudaivataMaharajaViralambha Rasa of Srimati Radhika in Sri Rupa
  • Gosvami's Ujjvala Nilamani
  • Srimati Vrindavana VilasinidasiMahaprabhu’s Dearest Antaranga Devotee
  • Srimad BV Padmanabha MaharajaTo Be Announced
  • Sri Pancha Gauda dasaSri Upadesamrta
  • Sri Mukunda Datta dasaSri Ujjvala-nilamani
  • Sri Rohininandan dasa To Be Announced
  • Srimad BV Madhava MaharajaTo Be Announced
  • Bhakti SangitaSri Purushottam Babaji

Evening SessionRupa Sanatana Gaudiya Math·5:00 to 8:30

  • Mangalacharana/ SabhapatiSrimad Bhaktisarvasva GovindaMaharaja
  • Chief GuestSri Padmanabha Goswami
  • ModeratorSrimad Bhaktivedanta TirthaMaharaja
  • Distinguished SpeakerSri Ramachandra Prabhu
  • SpeakersSrimad Bhaktivedanta SridharaMaharaja, Srimad Priyananda VanaMaharaja, Srimad Bhaktivedanta NarasimhaMaharaja, Sri Tamala Krsna Brahmacari,Sri Vamsivadana Brahmacari, Sri Uttama Krsna Brahmacari

FRIDAY·AUGUST 24

Conference Breakfast·8:15·Cinnamon Rolls and Flat Rice with Kadhi

Morning SessionGopinath Bhavan·8:45 to 12:30

  • Bhakti SangitaSri Rupa Manjari PadaSri Jahnava devi
  • Ram Shraddha dasaTo Be Announced
  • Kumari SavitaWhat is the Mano’bhistha of Mahaprabhu?
  • Ramesh dasaWhat is the Speciality of Rupa Goswami
  • Tosan Krishna dasaWe Have Met the Enemy and He is Us
  • Srimati Savitri dasiRupa Goswami, Distributor of Supreme Consciousness
  • Abhishek GoswamiTo Be Announced
  • Srimati Uma DidiRupa Gosvami’s Visesa Avadana
  • Srimad BV Vana MaharajaThe Glories ofRupa Gosvamipada
  • Bhakti SangeetSrimad Paramananda dasa BabajiMaharaja

Evening SessionRupa Sanatana Gaudiya Math·5:00 to 8:30

  • SabhapatiDr. Acyuta lal Bhatta
  • ModeratorSrimad Bhaktivedanta MadhavaMaharaja
  • Distinguished SpeakerSrimad Bhaktivedanta VanaMaharaja
  • SpeakersSri ParamesvariBrahmacari, Sri Madhava Priya Brahmacari, Sri Sanjaya Brahmacari, Sri Rohininandana dasa, Sri Dhira Krsna dasa, Sri Radhanathadasa,

SATURDAY·AUGUST 25

Conference Breakfast·8:15·Dokla with Imli Chutney and Pakoras

Morning SessionGopinath Bhavan·8:45 to 12:30

  • Bhakti SangeetSri Madhukar dasa
  • Sri Srivatsa GoswamiThe Fruit of Rupa Goswami’s Seva, Sri Govinda Deva
  • Sri Krsna Karunya BrahmacariThe Hidden Meaning of Srila Rupa Goswami’s Definition of Uttama Bhakti
  • Srimati Vichitri dasiRupa Goswami’s Heaps of Treasures
  • Sri Nityananda dasaThe Music of Rupa Goswami’s Poetry
  • Srimati Poonam dasiThe Glories of Rupa Goswami
  • Sri Vasanta dasaTan Nama Rupa Caritadi
  • Sri Dhira Krsna dasaThe Sequential Development of Prema Bhakti
  • Dr. Achyuta lal BhattaParakiya Bhava and Upapati Bhava, From the Perspective of Rupa, Jiva, and Visvanath

Evening SessionRupa Sanatana Gaudiya Math·5:00 to 8:30

  • SabhapatiSrimad Prema dasa BabajiMaharaja
  • ModeratorSri RadhaMadhava dasa
  • Distinguished SpeakerSrimad Bhaktisvarupa GovindaMaharaja
  • SpeakersSrimad Bhaktivedanta VisnudaivataMaharaja,Sri Jitendra dasa, Sri Krsna dasa, Sri Sundargopaladasa, Sri Gokulacandra
  • dasa

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