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Connect through service
There are many devotees waiting for the opportunity to render some small, yet nectarean service to Sri Sri Radha-Syamasundara. These devotees know that the aim of life is to satisfy Them, and there is no greater happiness than the reciprocation received from our endeavours to make Them content.
Srila Sivarama Maharaja said that if we invite Radhe-Syama for ten thousand years than it means we accept the responsibility to maintain Them for ten thousand years. It is like a contract which is the prime responsibility of Radhe-Syama’s every devotee. It is nothing less than an everlasting duty, our duty and your duty as well.
A devotee’s love for Radhe-Syama manifests itself through his or her service. Connect yourself to Radhe-Syama throught service.
The Radhe-Syama contract is between Sri Sri Radha-Syamasundara and Their devotees. It is a written contract, whereby the devotee takes responsibility for the worship of Radhe-Syama. Have you signed your contract yet? Please download, fill and send it to us.
A unique opportunity to worship the Deities daily. All puja is performed in the name of the person who enters into a financial contract with Radha-Syama on a special day that they choose (ie; a birthday, anniversary, etc). The total amount of the Nitya-seva is € 5,001 in one sum, and € 5,501 if paid monthly. This you can pay indirectly in-cash, by money transfer through a bank, by credit card or by PayPal.
The Seva-puja covers the expenses of Deity worship for one day, which can be performed in your name as well. The amount of this is € 251. If a monthly payment is troublesome, arrange with your bank to make regular transfers. This way your payment is made at a pre-scheduled time, with no hassle for you. This makes things easier both for you and us as well. You can pay indirectly in-cash, by money transfer through a bank, by credit card or by PayPal.
General financial assistance
Besides the above mentioned donations you may make general donations as well. Whenever you have some kind of celebration (birthday, marriage, departure of family relations, etc.) and you would like to gain Radhe-Syama’s blessings than give donations on behalf of these occasions, which can be given to the Deities in your relations’ name, too.
Festivals are the most enlivening days of our community each year, because all Hungarian devotees, young and old alike gather to glorify Radhe-Syama. The management of these celebrations are quite a challenge. One thing we would like to do is find a better way to support them with a steady financial background. There are some families that have difficulties in paying the festival entry fees, and so we feel the need to make a change in this matter. It was thus decided not to charge festival fees to cover the expenses. In this way the management has decided experimentally not to ask an admission fee for the festival, but at the same time we hope that everyone will contribute to the celebrations according to their capacity.
We are awaiting those who would like to support the worship of the Deities on these auspicious days by sponsoring the new outfits, jewellery, flowers, etc.
Sponsoring the feast (ana-dhana)
We are also awaiting those devotees who would like to satisfy the Vaisnavas by sponsoring the festival feast. The cost of this is between € 4,200 and € 6,200 per festival.
In the last few years at Krishna-valley we are offering the Deities foodstuffs which have been produced on our farm community land. There are some products which we need to buy, so the opportunity is there for you to help by sponsoring these. Choose products that you would like to regularly provide for the Deities! In Vedic culture if someone visits a temple it is a custom to take some nice gift for their Lordships. Please, never come empty-handed.
Rendering personal service
Srila Sivarama Maharaja requests all devotees to come to New Vraja-Dhama for a fortnight and render service to the Deities for that period of time. Second initiated devotees are warmly welcomed to help with the Deity worship, first initiated devotees and devotees without initiation are gladly greeted to render some service in the maintenance of the temple (cleaning, making garlands, etc.) or in the Deities gardens. Make a plan in your calendar now as to when you will be coming to serve Radhe-Syama, and check with us for the arrangement of your service. Please be so kind and register in advance.