Krishna’s mercy descends only through the Vaishnavas

Srila Bhaktivinode Thakura, a nitya-siddha (eternal associate) of the Lord, instructs the devotees to pray To Mahaprabhu. He says that we should seek shelter in the shade of a Vaishnava’s lotus feet, shed tears of remorse with total humility, submitting to him the plight of our material existence, which is the result of turning away… Continue reading Krishna’s mercy descends only through the Vaishnavas

Vaishnava Aparadha and The Path of Spiritual Caution

THE ETYMOLOGICAL development of the word aparadha is radhat arthat aradhanat- apagatah, which means “to be distanced from worship.”Offences committed at the lotus feet of Vaishnavas, the Devotees, distance one from devotional service to the Supreme Lord. Butin a higher sense it means to be removed from the service of Sri Radha. All divine service… Continue reading Vaishnava Aparadha and The Path of Spiritual Caution

A GEM AMONGST VAISHNAVAS

Humble Homage to His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Pramode Puri Goswami Thakur.Dearest Srila Param Gurudeva – His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Pramode Puri Goswami Thakur,Please accept my most humble dandavat pranams at Your lotus feet. All glories to You and All glories to our Guru Parampara!This year marks your 125th appearance anniversary. Though I am… Continue reading A GEM AMONGST VAISHNAVAS

GLORIES OF SRILA BHAKTI PRAMODE PURI GOSWAMI MAHARAJ

Childhood Past-times Srila BhaktiPramode Puri Goswami Maharaj appeared in this world on Gaur Chaturthi tithi, chaturthi tithi means white fortnight. His mother’s name was Ram Rangini Devi and his father’s name was Tarini Charan Chakraborty. His childhood name was Pramod Bhushan.So a question may arise, why was he born on jurnin chaturthi tithi as this… Continue reading GLORIES OF SRILA BHAKTI PRAMODE PURI GOSWAMI MAHARAJ

GURU: THE UNIVERSAL TEACHER

Guru is not an individual. Guru is the representative of the Supreme Lord Sri Krishna, who is the Absolute Truth. A guru can be someone who preaches, initiates,and/ or inspires others to be connected with the Supreme Lord. Those who are initiating others into this spiritual path are called diksha guru. Those who give spiritual… Continue reading GURU: THE UNIVERSAL TEACHER

RASA LILA: BACKGROUND TO GOPI-GITA

The autumn rasā-līla, called saradiya-rāsa, is described in Srimad Bhagavatam. it transpired in Vrindavan’s Vamsivata, a vast forest where millions of gopis gathered to dance with Sri Krishna. At that time, Vamsivata looked completely different from the way it does now, for the branches of the massive Banyan tree (vata) under which Sri Krishna played… Continue reading RASA LILA: BACKGROUND TO GOPI-GITA

Srila Gurudeva Vyasa Puja Homage 2018 – Lakshman Das Australia

Srila Gurudeva Vyasa-Puja Homage 2018 (25th August 2018) Dear Gurudev Srila Param Pujyapad Srila Bhakti Bibuddha Bodhayan Goswami Maharaj, Before I begin please let me meditate upon your divine lotus feet. Next allow me to meditate upon all the illustrious members of our Sri Brahma-Madhva-Gaudiya sampradaya, especially Srila Param-Gurudev Srila B.P. Puri Goswami Maharaj, Srila… Continue reading Srila Gurudeva Vyasa Puja Homage 2018 – Lakshman Das Australia

Purosottama Month 24-hour Sankirtan Yajna 2018

Hare Krishna Devotees, We humbly invite you all to Sri Gopinath Gaudiya Math, Mayapur to participate in 24-hour Sankirtan Yajna, on the auspicious occasion of Purosottama month. Date – 16th May – 13th June 2018 Venue – HDG Srila Promode Puri Goswami Maharaj Samadhi This is an excellent opportunity to advance in spiritual life and… Continue reading Purosottama Month 24-hour Sankirtan Yajna 2018