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Bhakti Sastri
Gopastami

Gopastami, or Gosthastami is came after previously having grazed the calves, on this day Krsna first went out to graze the cows. In this way He became a gopa, a cowherd boy. 

 



On this day lord Sri Krishna became a qualified cowherd. Before this day, he was a keeper of the calves.

The Killing of Dhenukasura:

"Thus Sri Krishna, along with His…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on October 31, 2014 at 15:35 — No Comments


Bhakti Sastri
Sri Gadadhara Dasa Goswami Disappearance

Gadadhara Dasa Goswami

...Krishna Dasa Kaviraja describe Lord Chaitanya as radha-bahva-dyuti suvalita, "characterized by the emotions and bodily luster of Shrimati Radharani." Gadadhara Dasa is this dyuti, luster. Gadadhara Dasa is sometimes called "the personification of Sri Radhika's divine effulgence." (In the image: Shrimati Radharani).

   Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu has basically two groups of associated. One group such as the dvadasa gopalas (Abhirama…

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Bhakti Sastri
Sri Dhananjaya Pandita Disappearance

   
Sri Chaitanya Bhagavata describe Dhananjaya Pandit as vilaksana mahanta, "having all the characteristics of a great personality." He took part in Lord…
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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on October 31, 2014 at 15:20 — No Comments


Bhakti Sastri
Sri Srinivasa Acharya Disappearance

Shrinivasa Acharya

Seeing his absorption in Gauranga prema, they knew he was "an embodiment of Gaura-shakti, the energy of Shri Gauranga Mahaprabhu." (In the image: Shrinivasa Acharya

   After witnessing Lord Gauranga's sannyasa ceremony at Katva, Chaitanya Dasa and his pregnant wife visited Lord Chaitanya in Jagannatha Puri. "Soon your…
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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on October 31, 2014 at 15:14 — No Comments

How will the spiritual master be pleased?

"Sometimes this question comes up, with the devotees especially, that it says the devotee makes advancement when the spiritual master is pleased. Right? So sometimes the spiritual master is far, far away. He may be in Los Angeles. Somebody is coming to…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on October 29, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments

Mantra 10, Sri Isopanisad, commentary by Dr. A.Smith, ACBSP

Commentary on Mantra 10 of Sri Isopanisad:

 

Building upon the notions laid out in mantra 9, this mantra explains that there is a culture of knowledge (vidyaya) and a culture of nescience…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on October 29, 2014 at 13:06 — 1 Comment


Bhakti Sastri
AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Disappearance

Srila Prabhupada

AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada - Founder Acharya of ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness).

    His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada appeared in a family of pure Gaudiya Vaisnavas in 1896 in Calcutta. From early childhood he showed signs of pure devotion to Lord Sri Krishna. At the tender age of five, he single-handedly organized a…
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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on October 27, 2014 at 15:08 — No Comments

Bhakti is not under karma

Bhakti is not under…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on October 27, 2014 at 10:00 — 1 Comment


Bhakti Sastri
Srila Vasudeva Ghosh Disappearance

The three brothers, Sri Vasudeva Ghosa, Sri Madhava Ghosa and Sri Govinda Ghosa were very expert singers. Sri Nityananda Prabhu Himself would dance as they sang. [C.B. Antya 5.259]



According to some, their maternal uncle's house was in the village of Buron (or Burangi) in Sylhet (Srihatta). Their father later took up residence at…
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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on October 25, 2014 at 15:57 — No Comments

Who, how, when ...

"In every era many persons whose personalities were rajasik (passionate) and tamasik (slothful or dark) attained Me by virtue of associating with My devotees. Some such persons were demons, while others were heavenly beings. Birds and beasts attained Me, and among humans, I have been attained by businessmen, simple labourers, women and others. Vritasur, Prahlad, Bali, Banasur, Maya and Vibhishan (born to demon families) attained Me, as did…

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Bhakti Sastri
Govardhana Puja, Go Puja, or Go-krda

Worshiping Govardhana

KRSNA BOOK CHAPTER…
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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on October 24, 2014 at 18:56 — No Comments


Bhakti Sastri
Bali Daityaraja Puja

The festival commemorating Bali Maharaja’s surrender to Lord Vamanadeva, the dwarf incarnation of Lord Krsna. A Deity of Vamana is worshiped.

When Lord Vamandev was pleased with Bali maharaj and appeared in Vishnu-rupa, Bali asked a boon that Lord Vishnu would be on every door at Patalaloka because in Nether regions Bali wants his…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on October 24, 2014 at 17:44 — No Comments


Bhakti Sastri
Rasikananda Prabhu Appearance

Rasikananda Prabhu

One time some mad elephants attacked Rasikananda. Calmly, he chanted "Gauranga, Gauranga, Krishna, Krishna" while sprinkling water on the rampaging beasts. The elephants immeditately stopped charging, humbly bowed their heads, raised their trunks, and bellowed "Hare Krishna! Hare Krishna!" (In the wallpaper: Rasikananda Prabhu, and some elephants).

   Shri Rasikananda Prabhu (Rasika Murari) appeared as the son of a king. He…
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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on October 24, 2014 at 17:38 — No Comments


Bhakti Sastri
Dipavali

Dipa-dan, Dipavali, or Diwali (and Kalipuja) is a commemoration of Lord Rama’s return from exile to Ayodhya, His capital, following the defeat of the demon Ravana. (Vaisnavas don’t regularly observe Kalipuja, the worship of Durga Devi.)

The story goes that Hanuman was sent by Rama to…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on October 23, 2014 at 15:25 — No Comments


Bhakti Sastri
Kali Puja

Adya Dhyanam

Nikashaw-prastara-shyamang shirshay mukuta-manditaam.

Lalatey netra-chinhena trinetri-krita- bigrahaam.

Aghoraang padma-patraava bishaala-smita-lochanaam.

Sukrishna…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on October 23, 2014 at 15:22 — No Comments

Hare Krishna Govardhana

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on October 23, 2014 at 10:53 — No Comments

Mantra 9, Sri Iso Upanisad, Dr. A. Smith Prabhu, Oct. 2014

Hare Krsna Prabhus!

Here is my commentary on Mantra 9. This is really hitting on a lot of issues that are very close to me, so I would very much like to hear your thoughts on this commentary and/or its issues.…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on October 22, 2014 at 18:38 — No Comments

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