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Hare Krishna !

Dear devotees, congregation members, friends and well-wishers — We pray that everyone is well and enthusiastically executing devotional service.

New Goloka Dham is very concerned about the continuing risks associated with COVID-19 (Coronavirus), and so we are continuing to do our part to prevent the spread of this awful disease within our temple community and beyond.

Effective immediately:

Face coverings are REQUIRED 
in all indoor areas

(Temple Room, Prabhupada Hall, Gift Shop, etc.) 

And in any outdoor situation where social-distancing is not possible

 (crowded festival areas, etc.)

While some of these measures may feel uncomfortable,  we are absolutely certain that this is essential behavior.  We feel happy to do our part to pull through this unfortunate situation in good physical and spiritual health.

 
The deity worship will continue as usual, and Darshan is open during regular times.  We can continue to glorify the most munificent Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, who gave us the most important antidote for this and all other material diseases:
 

Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare
Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare

harer nama harer nama harer nama eva kevalam
kalau nasty eva nasty eva nasty eva gatir anyatha

Kalau means ‘in this age.’

Nasty eva, nasty eva, nasty eva — three times nasty eva.

Eva means ‘certainly,’ and nasti means ‘not.’

‘Certainly not, certainly not, certainly not.’ What is that ‘certainly not’ ?
One cannot realize oneself by karma. That is the first ‘certainly not.’
One cannot realize oneself by jnana. That is the second ‘certainly not.’
One cannot realize oneself by yoga. Certainly not.
 
Kalau. Kalau means ‘in this age.’ 

Kalau nasty eva nasty eva nasty eva gatir anyatha. 
In this  age one certainly cannot achieve success
by any of these three methods.

Then what is the recommended process ? 
Harer nama harer nama harer namaiva kevalam.
Simply chant the Hare Krishna mantra.
 
Kevalam means only.’ 
Simply chant Hare Krishna. It is the easiest and most sublime process!
 
This is recommended, practical, and authorized.

So take it.
Accept it in any condition of life. Chant.
There is no expenditure, there is no loss. 

We are not chanting a secret. No. It is open.
And by chanting you will cleanse your heart.

~His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada
Our Most Beloved, Most Revered, Founder Acharya!!

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