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Prasadam Is Bhakti Q & A with Swami B. V. Tripurari

"The sruti says that food is Brahman; food is rasa. Feeding people with this in mind will make the giver one with Brahman as well. It will enable all those involved to taste rasa--dynamic love of God."



Q. Devotees are known for distributing delicious vegetarian food offered to Krishna with little or no charge to the public. In the West they have been…

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Nitai Pada Kamala

LYRICS:

(1)

nitāi-pada-kamala, koṭi-candra-suśītala

je chāyāy jagata jurāy

heno nitāi bine bhāi, rādhā-kṛṣṇa pāite nāi

dṛḍha kori' dharo nitāir pāy

 

(2)

se sambandha nāhi jā'r, bṛthā janma gelo tā'r

sei paśu boro durācār

nitāi nā bolilo mukhe, majilo saḿsāra-sukhe

vidyā-kule ki koribe tār

 

(3)…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on February 24, 2013 at 10:00 — 2 Comments

IMPORTANCE OF DIKSA INITIATION into gayatri mantra, by Bhakta Mark

By chanting the Hare Kṛṣṇa mahā-mantra regularly and following the regulative principles, one becomes qualified to be initiated as a brāhmaṇa, because unless one is a qualified brāhmaṇa he cannot be allowed to worship Lord Viṣṇu. This is called yājñika janma. In our Kṛṣṇa consciousness society, unless one is twice initiated—first by chanting Hare Kṛṣṇa and second by the Gāyatrī mantra—he is not allowed to enter the kitchen or Deity room to execute duties.…

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Prabhupad Festival Lectures

Lord Nityānanda Prabhu's Āvirbhāva Appearance Day

Nitāi-Pada-Kamala Purport



Los Angeles, January 31, 1969

Prabhupāda: (sings)

nitāi-pada-kamala, koṭi-candra-suśītala,

je chāyāy jagata jurāy

heno nitāi bine bhāi, rādhā-kṛṣṇa pāite nāi,

dṛḍha kori' dharo nitāir pāy

se sambandha nāhi jā'r, bṛthā janma gelo tā'r,

sei paśu boro durācār

nitāi nā bolilo mukhe, majilo saṁsāra-sukhe,

vidyā-kule ki koribe tār

ahaṅkāre matta hoiyā,…

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Importance of determinedly chanting holy Names, by A.C. Seva dasa Prabhu, A.Bh.S.

It is important to listen the maha mantra hare krsna properly at brahma muhurta time, to not let all this rubbish to come in our safe clean krsna consciousness aura, which can open the channels of spiritual energy when is rightly situated in the costant service to the lotus feet of SRILA PRABHUPADA.

Because only a saktya avesha avatara has the power to rescue us, not bcs or gkg , anyway things will improve for everyone through…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on February 20, 2013 at 22:00 — 2 Comments

It Is For the Greatest Scholar, It Is For the Innocent Boy… by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada

Q. Your Grace, how does one attain Krsna consciousness?

 

Srila Prabhupada: There are several stages in attainment of Krsna consciousness. The first stage is faith, or inquisitiveness just as you have come to me now, this is the first stage. Due to some inquisitiveness or some faith in the people who are teaching Krsna consciousness, who have said that it is very helpful, one comes to the first stage. One should be inquisitive and have a little…

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Without Precedence?

Herein Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura establishes the ritvik process for us all. His Guru Maharajah Srila Gaura Kishora dasa babaji had already passed on some years before this occurred ,as follows;

"When he gave himself  'tridandi sannyasa' (or more correctly, had taken 'sannyasa' from a picture of Gaura Kishora dasa Babaji Maharaj), this was a shock to even his supporters, including…

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WHO’S WHO OF GAURA LILA IN KRISHNA LILA

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Bhismastami Special: A Lesson In Determination

Today is the most auspicious Bhismastami, the eighth day of the waxing moon in the month of Magha, when Bhismadeva, a pure devotee of Krishna, the great grandfather of the Pandavas, an undefeated military general, a life-long celibate and one with the ability to choose the moment of leaving his body, was born. He is most famous for his fierce vow of celibacy and his teachings of dharma to Maharaja Yudhisthira, at the conclusion of which he declared that to recite the glories of Lord Visnu…

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Added by Suresh Anand, Bh.S. on February 18, 2013 at 5:30 — 10 Comments

Planets of the Kumbha Mela Stars of the Ocean of Nectar Abhaya Mudra Dasi

 

Kumbha Mela, the world’s largest gathering—religious or otherwise—is now in progress at Tirtharaja Prayaga where is it observed every twelve years. However, there are other Kumbha Melas that are organized at three other major tirtha-bhumis. The Puranas describe when and where these are held according planetary movements as Abhaya Mudra Dasi explains in detail ...

 

Planets of the Kumbha Mela…

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The Lotus Feet of Sri Advaita Acarya Bhagavan.

Oh mind! Please remember the lotus feet of Sri Advaita Acarya which are decorated with the following auspicious markings:



A conch-shell, a triangle, a cow hoof and a fish are on the left foot and a barleycorn, a rope, a disc and an upper line are on the right foot.



At the root of the toe of the…

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Bhakti Sastri
When Visnus talk

TEXT 58

TEXT

āratira kāle dui prabhu bolāila

prabhu-saṅge sabe āsi’ ārati dekhila

SYNONYMS

āratira kāle—during the time of ārati; dui prabhu—Lord Nityānanda and Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; bolāila—He called; prabhu-saṅge—with the Lords; sabe—all other people; āsi’—coming there; ārati—the ārati ceremony; dekhila—observed.

TRANSLATION

It is the system, after offering food, to perform bhoga-ārati. Advaita Prabhu asked the two brothers, Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu and…

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Bhakti Sastri
The Glories of Advaita Acarya 2



Ādi 6.61

TEXT 61

TEXT

karmabhir bhrāmyamāṇānāṁ

yatra kvāpīśvarecchayā

maṅgalācaritair dānai

ratir naḥ kṛṣṇa īśvare

SYNONYMS

karmabhiḥ—by the activities; bhrāmyamāṇānām—of those wandering within the material universe; yatra—wherever; kva api—anywhere; īśvara-icchayā—by the supreme will of the Personality of Godhead; maṅgala-ācaritaiḥ—by auspicious activities; dānaiḥ—like charity and philanthropy; ratiḥ—the attraction; naḥ—our; kṛṣṇe—in Kṛṣṇa; īśvare—the…

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The Glories of Advaita Acarya 1

Chapter 6:

The Glories of Śrī Advaita Ācārya

The truth of Advaita Ācārya has been described in two verses. It is said that material nature has two features, namely the material cause and the efficient cause. The efficient causal activities are caused by Mahā-Viṣṇu, and the material causal activities are caused by another form of Mahā-Viṣṇu, known as Advaita. That Advaita, the superintendent of the cosmic manifestation, has descended in the form of Advaita Ācārya to associate with…

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