By Kavicandra Swami
At about 3PM IST HH Mahavisnu Swami (91 years) peacefully left his body at the Bhaktivedanta Swami Hospital, Mumbai.
He will stay here for two days while disciples come from afar and then go to Nasika for Samadhi.
Many devotees were present with Kirtan. His eyes became clear as he looked around at everyone. He mouthed the Holy Name and left Is the end of a glorious lifetime of blissful preaching.
The following is cmments by HH Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura upon the departure of his gurus, Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura and Srila Gaura Kishor das Babaji.
“Today is one of great happiness and not the slightest grief. Today our master has reentered the eternal pastimes of the Lord. Now it is our duty to remember his eternal position , name, qualities, form and pastimes. Henceforth we will follow in his footsteps even more concentratedly.””
Upone Babaji Maharja’s disappearance, Sri Siddhanta Saraswati in bemoaned. “Now whowill chastise me, to make me undderstand the truth as it is?” To whom will I show my articles and books? who will take pleasure in hearing about the preaching work and the increasing splendor of the dhama and our service to it?”
Your servant, Kavicandra Swami