April 26, 2016

BRC Welcomes Eminent Guests

left: Hari Sauri Prabhu, Vaiyasaki Prabhu, Malati Devi Dasi, Srutirupa Dasi, Krsnarupa Dasi, and Visakha Dasi, Srila Prabhupad’s disciples. Rameshwar Prabhu, former head of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) also visited that day. He and Hari Sauri Prabhu are pictured below.

April 13, 2016

BRC Manuscripts Mission Visits Sri Vrindavan Dham

BRC Bengali librarian Bharati Roy and BRC Digitising specialist Asis Chakraborty spent a few weeks in Vrindavan searching out acquisitions for BRC’s collection at the end of 2015.

The BRC team is particularly grateful to Sanjay Goswami of Radha Madan Gopal Jiu Temple for his hospitality during their visit there, and for the access he provided to his personal collection. Many manuscripts were digitised and cataloged. 

Illustrated Koran found in Sanjay Goswami's collection, verified to be over 400 years old.

April 10, 2016

Manuscripts Mission Team Visits Ariadaha Association Library and Literary Club

In January 2016, the Manuscript Mission’s Team was invited to a century-old library in Kolkata at in Belgharia, near North 24 Parganas. The Ariadaha Association Library and Literary Club is next to a Sripat (dwelling place) of Raghunath Das Goswami. BRC cataloged, preserved, and digitised over 200 manuscripts there. 

Main entrance of library

The condition of manuscripts before BRC came

After BRC completed their service