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Gita Study Requirements...

"You must have heard about the Indian scripture named Gita, which has been translated into different languages in the civilized world. There is a sloka in it which says that the Vaishnava philosophy is understandable only with unconditional surrender, honest enquiry and serving temper. It is only to such an approach (that) the professors of Vaishnava philosophy, with these three as the preceptorial…

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Bhakti Sastri
Srila Abhirama Gopala Thakura Disappearance

According to Gaura-Ganodesha-Dipika (12) in Krishna-lila he was Shridama, one of the 12 prominent boy cowherd friends of Shri Krishna.

   Shri Abhirama Gopal Thakura  was also known as Shri Rama Das. He was a great…

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"Nama alone is complete suspension of the fleeting mental operations."

Ines Naradić;

"Nama alone is complete suspension of the fleeting mental operations."

Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Prabhupada Thakur

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Bhakti Sastri
Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman - the Personification of Servitorship…

Hanuman Ji
Hanuman Ji
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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on April 22, 2016 at 11:30 — 1 Comment


Bhakti Sastri
Sri Krishna Vasanta Rasa

Lord Krishna’s springtime rasa dance. 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 celebrated more in Vrndavana. On this day one should perform full worship of Radha and Krsna with many flowers,…

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Bhakti Sastri
Sri Balarama Rasayatra

By Deena Bandhu Das

From 5th Chapter of Bhakti-ratnakara

Balarama, the son of Rohini performed his rasalila in Ramaghat. This place is situated quite a long distance from where Krishna had his rasalila.

Balarama was the second body of Krishna himself and the depth of his real self was like the depth of a million oceans. He came…

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Bhakti Sastri
Srila Shyamananda Prabhu Appearance

   

Feeling very sad (dukhi) over losing several children before his birth, his parents named him Dukhi Krishna Dasa. Upon taking diksha from Hrdaya Chaitanya he became known as Krishna Dasa. In Vrindavana, he joined Narottama Dasa Thakura and Shrinivasa Acharya to study the Goswami granthas under Shri Jiva Goswami.

 

   Many "ankle bell stories" describe how Krishna Dasa…

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Srila Vamsivadananda Thakura Appearance

When Vamsivadananda Thakura (Vamsi Dasa, Vamsivadana Thakura) appeared Lord Caitanya and Sri Advaita Prabhu were staying in his home. After the disappearance of Srimati Vishnu Priya Devi, Vamsi Dasa moved Her Mahaprabhu Deity to Koladvipa (present day city of Navadvipa). He began worshiping Him along with…

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Damanaka Ropana Dvadasi

Damanaka Chori or Dayanalagi



The following days the following is observed in Jagannath Puri.…



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Bhagavān has not, however, employed Māyā just to inflict miseries on the jīvas

Bhagavān has not, however, employed Māyā just to inflict miseries on the jīvas. She does that, but as mentioned earlier, her real purpose is to chasten the jīvas, to encourage them to turn to Bhagavān. The…

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From Vedantic Commentary on Sermon on the Mount;

Vishwambhara Priya dd ;



From Vedantic Commentary on Sermon on the Mount;…

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...I am confident...

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Bhakti Sastri
Rama Navami

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Bhakti Sastri
Tulasi Jala Dana

Starting of Tulasi Jala Dana During the hot season in India, a pot of dripping water is placed over Tulasi and Salagrama to keep them cool.

 

Keshava Vrata starts; for one month one should control the senses, sleep on the…

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Bhakti Sastri
Sri Ramanujacharya Appearance

Ramanujacharya

                                                                   Ramanujacharya.

   When the religion of the Vedas became weakened due to the influence of less intelligent men who blindly performed ritualistic ceremonies and…

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Bhakti Sastri
Srila Govinda Ghosh Disappearance

              Gopinath deity of Srila Govinda Ghosh at Agradvipa…

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