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Srila Lochana Dasa Thakur Disappearance

Lochana Dasa Thakura

He mentions an especially touching conversation Shri Gaurasundara had with Vishnupriya Devi the night before He took sannyasa. Being a talented musician, Lochana Dasa told Mahaprabhu's pastimes in beautiful poetry filled with fire and rhythm. Common people could easily understand the divine character of Shri Chaitanya and awaken their religious feelings. As Devotees regularly chant the Vedic epics Ramayana and Mahabharata, Gaudiya Vaishnava's still…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on January 30, 2016 at 11:08 — No Comments

Uniformity - Part One by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda

Uniformity - Part One…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on January 29, 2016 at 22:59 — No Comments


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Srila Jayadeva Goswami Disappearance

Jayadeva Goswami

Three hundred years before the appearance of Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Shri Jayadeva Goswami served as the court pandita of Shri Lakshmana Sena, King of Bengal. Jayadeva and Padmavati (his wife and an expert dancer) used to worship Lord Shri Krishna with single-minded devotion. (In the image: Jayadeva Goswami and his wife Padmavati).

   Three hundred years before the appearance of Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Shri Jayadeva Goswami served…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on January 29, 2016 at 11:10 — No Comments


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Srila Gopala Bhatta Goswami Appearance

Gopala Bhatta Goswami

Shri Gopala Bhatta Goswami.

   Shri Gopala Bhatta Goswami (the son of a Vyenkata Bhatta, a Shri Vaishnava brahmana) appeared in Shri Rangam, South India. Lord Chaitanya once stayed four months in his home, and converted the family to Gaudiya Vaishnavism. A mere boy at this time, Gopala personally served the Lord. Shri Chaitanya treated him affectionately giving His remnants and blessings to' become an acharya.

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on January 28, 2016 at 11:49 — No Comments


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Srila Ramachandra Kaviraja Disappearance

Ramachandra Kaviraja

"Whether blind or dumb, anyone can drown in this flood of prema. In this way, Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu has filled everyone with love of God. But Ramachandra Dasa is so unfortunate that he couldn't even taste a drop of that nectar." (In the image: Shrila Ramachandra Kaviraja).

   Ramachandra Kaviraja, the son of Shri Chiranjiva Sena (eternal associate of Lord Chaitanya), appeared in Shri…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on January 28, 2016 at 11:40 — No Comments


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THE VEDIC CARE COOPERATIVE

I have recently become involved with a group that some of you know about, and those that don't should. It is called the "Vedic Care Cooperative". It is a wonderful organization that is working to offer real care to devotees in need.



Imagine a devotee forced by circumstances into a retirement home. He is surrounded by non-devotees who do not understand his needs. There are strange images and sounds, meat eating is rampant. There is no one to chant with, and no one to discuss…

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Added by Ananta Sesa dasa, Bh.S on January 25, 2016 at 14:01 — No Comments


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Krsna Pusya abhiseka

During the morning puja, or worship, the Deity or a salagrama is bathed in pure ghee. Srila Prabhupada once explained the festival this way: "Krishna was just a toy in the hands of the Gopis, so one day the Gopis decided that we shall decorate Him. Pusya abhisheka means a ceremony to decorate the deity profusely with flowers, ornaments, cloths. After there should be lavish feasting and a procession through the streets, so that all the citizens should see how beautiful…
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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on January 23, 2016 at 20:28 — No Comments


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Srila Jagadish Pandit Appearance

   "Jagadish Pandit was the savior of the world. He was a monsoon cloud of Krishna prema, pouring showers of mercy upon everyone." (Chaitanya-charitamrta)

 

   Jagadish Pandit and his brother, Mahesh, lived near Jagannatha Mishra in Shridhama Mayapur. One Ekadashi day baby Nimai was crying constantly. He stopped after taking Maha-prasadam rice in Jagadish Pandit's home. Then Nimai performed a miracle. Jagadish Pandit swooned in ecstasy upon seeing baby…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on January 20, 2016 at 12:59 — No Comments

Hare Krishna! This image gives us the perfect understanding of Bhagavad Gita Verses 2.13 message by Lord Shri Krishna...  dehino 'smin yatha dehe kaumaram yauvanam jara tatha dehantara-praptir dhir…

Hare Krishna!

This image gives us the perfect understanding of Bhagavad Gita Verses 2.13 message by Lord Shri Krishna... 

dehino 'smin yatha dehe

kaumaram yauvanam jara

tatha dehantara-praptir…

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Added by Mahesh J C on January 19, 2016 at 2:00 — 5 Comments

"You must fight."

Śrīla Prabhupāda Says -

"The God says that "Here is injustice, so you should fight." God says that. God never says that "I am God, Kṛṣṇa. I am your friend. You sit down idly and I shall do everything." He never said that. He said that "You must fight." That is our duty, not that God has given us hands and legs and…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on January 18, 2016 at 22:31 — No Comments

GODDESS KALI DOESN'T TOLERATE APARADHA ( Offences )

How A Vaisnava Should Act When Confronted With An Attack on Innocent or Pure Persons…

Gaura Das's photo.
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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on January 17, 2016 at 14:44 — No Comments

I depend upon Sri Krsna and Lord Nityananda to carry me through

Chant Hare Krsna and be happy, it is said. But, I live in this world, it does not disappear but rather seems all the more visible and even understandable. I chant Hare Krsna, and see beauty and compassion, but rather than being happy, I all the more see the sufferings of others, and feel the frustration and misery of…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on January 16, 2016 at 18:27 — No Comments

Treat they neighbor as you would also be treated...

This is why I abhor the GBCs and the Catholic Church; they wallow in self-aggrandizement, even letting other Vaisnavas drink the water used to wash their feet. They are all going to hell.…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on January 16, 2016 at 18:00 — No Comments


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Ganga Sagara

According to this book Festivals, Fairs and Fasts of India regarding the Ganga Sagara Mela it says, "In Bengal, the Ganga Sagara festival (Mela) is held on Makara Sankranti (15th January when the sun goes from kumbha [Aquarius] rasi to makara [Pisces] rasi) on Sagara Island. Sagara means the ocean, and the island is located where…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on January 15, 2016 at 21:28 — No Comments


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Makara Sankranti

The Sun enters the Makara raasi (the zodiac sign of Capricorn - the goat), on Sankranti day, signifying the onset of Uttarayana Punyakalam.





The following has been translated from an article in Sadachara Vybhavam of the great Vaishnava devotee Sripad Madhwacharya.



Today is…
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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on January 15, 2016 at 21:17 — No Comments

Astrology is for karmis

Astrology is for karmis     Govinda Sundara



Srila Prabhupada - ''You should not bother with all this nonsense Astrology. Astrology will not…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on January 13, 2016 at 16:57 — No Comments


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Srila Jiva Goswami Disappearance

Jiva Goswami

Appearing as the nephew of Shri Rupa and Sanatana Goswamis, Shri Jiva Goswami displayed all the charming features of a mahapurusa (divine person). He had lotus eyes, a high nose and forehead, broad chest, long arms, and a radiant golden body. (In the image: Shrila Jiva Goswami).

   Appearing as the nephew of Shri Rupa and Sanatana Goswamis, Shri Jiva Goswami displayed all the charming features of a mahapurusa (divine person). He had…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on January 12, 2016 at 22:18 — No Comments


Bhakti Sastri
Srila Jagadisha Pandit Disappearance

Jagadish Pandit

The wives of the sacrificing Brahmins in Vraja took birth as Jagadisha and Hiranya. The Lord (Mahaprabhu) asked for and ate their Prasad on the Ekadashi day. (Gaura-ganoddesha-dipika 192) (In the image: Wives of Brahmins are giving food to Krishna and His Friends).).

   apare yajna-patnyau shri-jagadisha-hiranyakau…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on January 12, 2016 at 22:09 — No Comments

Kill the unbelievers wherever you find them." Koran 2:191

"Kill the unbelievers wherever you find them." Koran 2:191 "Make war on the infidels living in your neighborhood." Koran 9:123 "When opportunity arises, kill the infidels wherever you catch them." Koran 9:5 "Any religion other than Islam is not acceptable." Koran 3:85 "The Jews and the Christians are perverts fight them."... Koran 9:30 "Maim and crucify the infidels if they criticize…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on January 11, 2016 at 20:25 — 1 Comment

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The story goes that Hanuman was sent by Rama to Ayodhya the day before Rama's arrival as prearranged with Bharat to let the residents of Ayodhya know how Sita and Rama and all Their retinue were returning. This was five days before Diwali, and after the Vijaya dasami (victory of Rama ) celebration. THE STORY BEHIND "DIWALI" King Dashrath ruled the rich and prosperous city of Ayodhya. He had three wives and…See More
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Dhanvantari Jayanti

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Sri Viracandra Appearance

Sri Viracandra or Virabhadra Prabhu appeared on the ninth day of the dark fortnight of the month of Kartik. Krsna dasa Kaviraja Gosvami has given this description of Him in the C.c. Adi 11.8-12: "After Nityananda Prabhu, the greatest branch is Virabhadra Gosani, who also has innumerable branches and sub-branches. It is not possible to describe them all. Although Virabhadra Gosani was the Supreme…See More
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Sri Viracandra Appearance

Sri Viracandra or Virabhadra Prabhu appeared on the ninth day of the dark fortnight of the month of Kartik. Krsna dasa Kaviraja Gosvami has given this description of Him in the C.c. Adi 11.8-12: "After Nityananda Prabhu, the greatest branch is Virabhadra Gosani, who also has innumerable branches and sub-branches. It is not possible to describe them all. Although Virabhadra Gosani was the Supreme…See More
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