Every year, NICE (Narasimha’s Institute for Children Education), the education wing of ISKCON Mira Road, organizes Spiritual Science Exhibition during the summer vacations, where around 200 children in and around Miraroad, Mumbai, participate enthusiastically. This Exhibition is the best way to engage hundreds of children to speak the various beautiful pastimes of the Supreme Lord at the same time. The children come up with innovative ideas to present their pastime by making 3D models. By this, the children improve creativity skills, their talents are sharpened and most importantly, all the hyper energy is channelized in serving the Supreme Lord.
Every year, there is different theme for Spiritual Science Exhibition. The theme for 2020 was decided as – “LORD CHAITANYA MAHAPRABHU”. There are 19 stalls covering the pastimes of Lord Chaitanya from Adi Lila, Madhya Lila & Antya Lila of the three scriptures namely Chaitanya Bhagavat by Srila Vrindavan Das thakur, Chaitanya Charitamrita by Srila Krishna Das Kaviraj Goswami & Chaitanya Mangal by Srila Lochan Das thakur. The stall-wise divisions of the Mahaprabhu’s pastimes are as below.
As Srila Krishnadas Kaviraj Goswami states that the tongue which initially glorifies Lord Balarama will automatically be qualified to vibrate the transcendental pastimes of Sri Chaitanya. Hence, the first stall starts with glorification of Sri Anantadeva & Lord Nityananda’s pastimes.
1st stall – Glories of Lord Ananta, Lord Nityananda’s Childhood
2nd stall – Lord Gaurachandra’s Appearance & balya lila
3rd stall – Lord Nimai’s Pauganda Lila & Sri Vishvarup’s Sannyas
4th stall – Lord Nimai Pandit’s Kaishora Lila
5th stall –Lord Gaura’s Yauvana Lila & Srila Haridas Thakur lilas
6th stall – Lord Gaura meets Nitai, Mahaprakash Lila & delivering Jagai Madhai
7th stall – Lord Gauranga’s Pastimes with Murari Gupta & Chand kazi
8th stall – Lord Gauranga Takes Sannyas
9th stall – Lord Chaitanya goes to Jagannath Puri & meets Sarvabhauma Bhattacharya
10th stall – Lord Chaitanya’s South India Yatra
11th stall – King Prataprudra wants to meet Lord Chaitanya
12th stall - Lord Chaitanya – Gundicha Marjan, Rath Yatra & Hera Pancami
13th stall – Lord Chaitanya plans to go to Vrindavan
14th stall – Lord Chaitanya at Vrindavan & His teachings
15th stall – Antya Lila – Srila Rupa Goswami, Srila Sanatana Goswami & Srila Jiva Goswami
16th stall – Lord Chaitanya’s pastimes with Srila Raghunath Das Goswami
17th stall –Haridas Thakur’s disappearance & Srila Raghunath Bhatt Goswami
18th stall – Lord Chaitanya’s pastimes at Gambhira
19th stall – Navadvip Islands
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