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The Brāhmaṇa Sudāmā Blessed by Lord Kṛṣṇa

Lord Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the Supersoul of all living entities, knows everyone’s heart very well. He is especially inclined to the brāhmaṇa devotees. Lord Kṛṣṇa is also called brahmaṇya-deva, which means that He is worshiped by the brāhmaṇas. Therefore it is understood that a devotee who is…

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The Brāhmaṇa Sudāmā Blessed by Lord Kṛṣṇa

Lord Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the Supersoul of all living entities, knows everyone’s heart very well. He is especially inclined to the brāhmaṇa devotees. Lord Kṛṣṇa is also called brahmaṇya-deva, which means that He is worshiped by the brāhmaṇas. Therefore it is understood that a devotee who is fully surrendered unto the Supreme Personality of Godhead has already acquired the position of a brāhmaṇa. Without becoming a brāhmaṇa, one cannot approach the Supreme Brahman, Lord…

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" Because I want to invest every penny in the publication of books. "

Gaura Sundara Das; " Once Srila Prabhupada was sleeping in Vrindavana on a mat, and a spiritual brother asked him, "Why do not you buy a bed?" He replied, " Because I want to invest every penny in the publication of books. "…

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Bhakti Sastri
Srila Sharanga Thakura Disappearance

Sharnga Thakur’s Deities were served in the town of Mamagachi. The original Temple was built in front of a bakula tree. The Deities of Radha Gopinath can be seen in this Temple, as can the Deity of Mahaprabhu’s other parshad, Vasudeva Datta…

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Srila Kaliya Krishna Dasa Disappearance

kalah shri-krishnadasa sa yo lavangah sakha vraje

 
   In Vraja, Kala Krishna Das was Krishna’s cowherd friend named Lavanga. (Gaura-ganoddesha-dipika 132)
 
   Kaliya Krishna Das was known throughout the three worlds.…
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Srila Sri Narahari Sarkar Thakura Disappearance

Sri Narahari Sarkar Thakura was born at Sri Khanda. Sri Krsnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami describes that the residents of Sri Khanda formed a branch of the desire tree of love of God. "Sri Khan davasi (the residents of Sri Khanda) Mukunda and his son Raghu nandan were the thirty ninth branch of the tree, Narahari was the fortieth, Chiran Jiva the…

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Kali's agents expertly introduced karma, jnana, and anyabhilasa in the Vaisnava sampradaya

"After the time of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, those faithful to Him kept apart from nondevotees, to avoid contamination. Seeing this, the personality of Kali sent his representatives in disguise to pollute the Vaisnava sampradaya. Posing as Vaisnavas, they spread their wicked doctrines, and appeared so intelligent and devoted that only pure devotees could detect their real identity. Most devotees -- not only the most…

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Katyayani Vrata Begins

According to Vedic civilization, unmarried girls from ten to fourteen years of age are supposed to worship either Lord Śiva or the goddess Durgā in order to get a nice husband. But the unmarried girls of Vṛndāvana…

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Tulsi Shaligram Vivah(marriage)

This is the celebration of the marriage ceremony of Srimati Tulsi Devi and Lord Sri Krishna.



Marriage of Shalagrama and Tulasi written by Sri Padmanabha Gosai.



Shri Vasishthaji said that what I have heard in ancient times from Lord Brahma about the marriage of Tulasi I will now describe according to what is written in the Narada-pancaratra. First one…

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Sri Krsna Rasayatra

The purnima or full moon of Damodara month is the second full moon of the autumn season, and rasa lila is again celebrated. This second rasa yatra is celebrated more in Bengal, whereas the first one is…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on November 3, 2017 at 19:30 — 1 Comment


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Srila Nimbarka Acarya Appearance

Sri Nimbarka Acarya comes in the line of the Kumara Sampradaya and is believed to have lived around the 11th and 12th centuries. Born in the modern Murgarapattam in the southern Dravidian province, he was the son of Aruni and Jayanti, a very pious brahman a couple of the Tailanga order.



He was a great ascetic of the Tridandi order. He wrote many books…

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Last day of Bhisma Pancaka

This kind of 5 day fast is also prescribed for the last 5 days of Kartika (Damodara) Month and it is known as "Bhisma Pancaka". During that vrata puja offerings to the Lord are also prescribed. I am listing them below. There are also mantras that go with these offerings. However, I didn't find any specific mention about this for Purusottama month. In the…

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Srila Kashishvara Pandit Disappearance

pura vrindavane cetau sthitau bhringara-bhangurau

shri-kashishvara-govindau tau jatau prabhu-sevakau
 
   Shrila Kashishvara Pandit (also Brahmachari or Goswami) was Krishna’s servant Bhringara and Govinda was Bhangura. They became Mahaprabhu’s servants in Gaura-lila. Some Kashishvara was the sakhi Sasirekha. (Gaura-ganoddesha-dipika 137)
 
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Srila Bhugarbha Goswami Disappearance

Lokanatha Goswami was known as Lila Manjari in Krishna lila.

(Gaura-ganoddesha-dipika 187)
 
   Lokanatha is considered to be Mahaprabhu’s direct disciple and associate. Prior to coming to Nabadwip, he lived in the village of Talakharii in Jessore district in what is now Bangla Desh. Prior to that, he lived in Kacna Paria. His father’s name was Padmanabha Chakravarti and his mother Sita Devi. The Bhakti-ratnakara quotes an old verse which confirms…
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...violence is also necessary in a situation where good arguments fail.

Gauranga Prema Dasa Bhagavad-gita

3.20 Purport

...violence is also necessary

in a situation where good

arguments fail.

Morning walk,

January 21,

1976

Srila Prabhupada: We are not

nonviolent. We are violent to

the mudhas.

Morning Walk…

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Money is NOT the honey

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Bhakti Sastri
Bhisma Pancaka

This kind of 5 day fast is also prescribed for the last 5 days of Kartika (Damodara) Month and it is known as "Bhisma Pancaka". During that vrata puja offerings to the Lord are also prescribed. I am listing them below. There are also mantras that go with these offerings. However, I didn't find any specific mention about this for Purusottama month. In the Padma Purana it only stated that in…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on October 31, 2017 at 15:30 — 1 Comment


Bhakti Sastri
Srila Gaura-kishora Dasa Babaji disappearance

This excerpt from the biography of Srila Gaura-kishora Dasa Babaji, written by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Goswami, gives clear insight into the qualifications and activities of a pure Vaishnava (devotee of Vishnu, or Krishna).



How Can I Know a Vaishnava?



Once one person approached Srila Gaura-kishora dasa Babaji and asked, "We see many descriptions of…

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