Vasanta-Panchami and Sri Radha’s Glories

Vasanta-Panchami and Sri Radha’s Glories

[The following lecture was given by Srila Gurudeva in Murwillumbah, Australia, on February 17, 2002] In India, there are many festivals held for the worship of Lord Krishna. There the year is divided into six seasons, each lasting two months. Among the six seasons,...
Srila Jiva Gosvami’s Disappearance Day

Srila Jiva Gosvami’s Disappearance Day

Oahu, Hawaii: Jan. 16, 2002 (Evening Part 1) Tridandisvami Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja [Today is a very auspicious day. It is the disappearance day of Srila Jiva Gosvami. We don’t observe the disappearance days of Lord Krsna, Lord Caitanya...
At Once Give Him Up

At Once Give Him Up

Srila Gurudeva Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja: One can change or give up that guru under two conditions or circumstances. At the time of selecting a guru and taking diksa, the sisya may not have examined him. He may have become overwhelmed and taken initiation at...
I Request You All To Read This

I Request You All To Read This

Srila Gurudeva: On the other hand, if the guru is following all the principles of bhakti, if he is in the line of his gurudeva, if he is chanting and remembering but he is not learned enough to give you krsna-tattva, then don’t give him up. With honor for him,...