After an ecstatic Summer Camp in Serbia, Kadamba Kanana Maharaja traveled by plane to Germany. He arrived at the Munich temple just in time to give the Sunday feast lecture where he spoke on the five different kinds of worship. The topic is complex but due to his depth of realization and understanding, Maharaja was able to explain such subject matters at a level that resonated perfectly with the audience. He spent a further two days at the temple to rejuvenate in preparation for the upcoming Ratha Yatra in Berlin.

On the way to Berlin, Maharaja stopped-over in Leipzig where he had a pleasant stay at the highly enthusiastic temple dominated by saffron-clad, stalwart book distributors. He has been a great source of inspiration to the resident devotees and continued doing so by giving daily morning and evening classes. But during this visit, his teachings extended beyond the Vyasasana when he entered the kitchen and demonstrated how to make the perfect chapati!

Kadmaba Kanana Maharaja arrived in Berlin on Friday, the eve of Ratha Yatra. Their Lordships Jagannatha, Baladeva and Subadra, the presiding Deities of the Berlin temple, were gifted by the King of Orissa. Take note of Their outstanding beauty! On Saturday morning, Jaganatha mounted His chariot adorned by colourful floral arrangements and massive speakers to carry the Holy Name through the inner city of Berlin. The kirtana star cast featured HH Janananda Maharaja, HH Sacinandana Maharaja and HH Kadamba Kanana Maharaja. After the procession, followed a stage program that included dance, theatre, choir and a grand finale lead by HH Sacinandana Maharaja and HH Kadamba Kanana Maharaja. It was the perfect end to a joyful day.

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  1. Dahani dd on

    Hare Krishna, Jananivasa Prabhu!

    Thank you very much for keeping us informed about the tour of Kadamba Kanana Maharaja and for all the moments you so nicely capture in your photos and share with us.

    Dahani dd