He is Certainly a Sakhi

He is Certainly a Sakhi

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja : On Raganuga-bhakti – tan no guruh pracodayat Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja: Yes, that is the guru-mantra. We should know that he is certainly a sakhi of Rupa Manjari, he is doing all these things [performing all...
Aisvarya in Vraja?

Aisvarya in Vraja?

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja : On Raganuga-bhakti – there is aisvarya in Vraja, but it is always covered with madhurya The gopis continued, “Rama was so cruel and lusty. Why did He cut Surpanakha’s nose and ears? He purposely marred her, just to...
Gurudeva and ISKCON

Gurudeva and ISKCON

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja : On Raganuga-bhakti – Don’t ever joke with ladies. Don’t laugh with them or make them laugh Nanda Baba concluded, “But in my opinion, He did not do it; it was actually our Deity of Narayana, our grha-devata....
Abhisara, the Exact Meaning

Abhisara, the Exact Meaning

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja : On Raganuga-bhakti – What is the exact meaning of that word abhisara? Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja: You should know the meaning of abhisarika. It is a Sanskrit word referring to the heroine who leaves her home...
Rupa Manjari’s Service

Rupa Manjari’s Service

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja : On Raganuga-bhakti – What services does Rupa Manjari perform? Srimati Radhika’s gana consists of Her svapaksa-sakhis (the gopis of Her own party) Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja: Only the...
Our Vision of Guru

Our Vision of Guru

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja : On Raganuga-bhakti – Our vision of guru should not be mayavada. You understand? Practically everyone in our sampradaya stresses on Gopi-janavallabha. By the grace of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, those who come to this...