Criticize and Lose the Holy Name

Criticize and Lose the Holy Name

 Today is the third day of our Srimad-Bhagavatam classes. We are in the midst of relating the history of Ajamila and the glories of chanting the holy names of the Lord. We see here that the holy name is so powerful that one does not require diksa (brahminical...
Sri Gadadhara Pandita And Tota-Gopinatha

Sri Gadadhara Pandita And Tota-Gopinatha

 [This year, 2011  the  Gaudiya Vaisnavas will observe the disappearance day of Sri Gadadhara Pandita on June 30th and July 1st. We therefore pray that you will enjoy reading the following discussion that took place at the Tota Gopinath temple in Jagannath Puri in...
Our Relationship With Balarama

Our Relationship With Balarama

 Today is a very auspicious day because two very sacred tithis (days) have met together: Purnima, and the Appearance Day of Baladeva. Today also ends Jhulana Yatra, which has been going on for one month since the beginning of this sravana month. At the end of Jhulana...
Causeless Mercy – Mathura – May 29, 1993

Causeless Mercy – Mathura – May 29, 1993

[The following is Part Two of one of numerous darsanas (informal meetings) held by Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja for some of the ISKCON gurus and other senior ISKCON devotees. This darsana took place on May 29, 1993, in Mathura. We sent you Part One a couple of...
A Bouquet of Prayers – Mathura – 1993

A Bouquet of Prayers – Mathura – 1993

[The transcription below is a continuation of one of the numerous meetings between the ISKCON gurus and Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja. These beautiful meetings, held in Vrndavana, Mathura, and Bombay, took place over a span of five years, from 1990 to 1995, and this...
Inconceivable Jiva-Tattva

Inconceivable Jiva-Tattva

From 1990-1995, a group of ten to twelve ISKCON GBC sannyasis and other senior ISKCON members used to regularly visit Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja in his Vrndavana and Mathura temples, and sometimes in his quarters at the ISKCON Juhu Beach Temple. At...