Krsna was Thinking

Krsna was Thinking

Srila Gurudeva, Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja: One year after Krsna made His promise to the gopis, on the full-moon night in autumn He looked at the moon and began to play His flute. He considered, “Our forefather, the moon, has a beloved...
Saradiya-rasa-purnima

Saradiya-rasa-purnima

by Śrīla Gurudeva, Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja This very day, Saradiya-rasa-purnima (the full-moon day on which Krsna’s Autumn rasa-lila began), is important in so many ways. On this day my Gurudeva entered nitya-lila, Sri Sri...
Did Jiva Gosvami Meet Mahaprabhu?

Did Jiva Gosvami Meet Mahaprabhu?

Hare Krsna! There is some question among scholarly circles whether or not Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī met Mahāprabhu as a small child, when the Lord came to Rāmakeli. In regard to this, we find the following statements by our prominent ācāryas. In the Navadvipa-dhama Mahatmya,...
There Should Be Devotion

There Should Be Devotion

Srila Bhaktivedanta Vamana Goswami Maharaja’s Harikatha: 1. Behind our talent and intelligence, there should be devotion. 2. How shall we take to the path of devotion if we are not sincere? 3. Miyate anaya iti maya – That which can be measured is maya. 4....
Srila Gurudeva

Srila Gurudeva

Devotees must take responsibility for service. My Gurudeva sent me to Mathura and I accepted all the responsibilities of the Matha – going house to house and preaching, doing kirtana, cooking, writing books, publishing Bhagavat Patrika (monthly magazine). You have all...