Sarah Esther Gordon, 18 June 1927 – 24 May 2007

My mother passed away tonight at 10.25pm. Being a very private person (and as we expected) she waited until everyone had briefly left the room to make her exit.

Sanskrit prayers, sacred basil leaves (tulasi) and sanctified flowers and water completed the auspiciousness of the event.

Here’s a few favourite photos. No prizes to guess this day.

wedding day:

A warm day in Essex, 1962.

mum 1962:

This is my second last year of school, 1969.

the gang 1969:

Here’s the family, circa 1982. My father is wearing his sacred japa beads. My parents were fortunate to meet, perform a little service for, and hear from my spiritual preceptor A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.

kurma and family 1982:

Here’s my sister Annie and mum, last year.

Annie and Mum 2006:

My thanks to all, and especially to my mother. Hare Krishna.
Posted by Kurma on 24/5/07; 11:33:57 PM

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