Parsva Ekadasi and Vamana Dvadasi

Parsva Ekadasi and Vamana Dvadasi

Hari-katha inspired by the Guru-varga Parsva Ekadasi and Vamana Dvadasi – 16 Sept 2013 published by Bhaktabandhav.com Today is Parsva Ekadasi and Vamana Dvadasi. Both these tithis are together. This is called vishnu-srinkhala-yoga. These tithis have come together to...
Sri Radhastami

Sri Radhastami

Today is Rādhāṣṭamī, the birthday of Śrīmatī Rādhārānī. To speak on the glories of this occasion and on rādhā-tattva is beyond my ability. I do not have the realization or knowledge to do this. However, I remember Śrīla Guru-pāda-padma and the care and nourishment...
Vipralambha and Glories of Lalita

Vipralambha and Glories of Lalita

We are very fortunate to be in the line of the Svarūpa-rūpānuga-gauḍīya-guru-paramparā. If we cherish the aspiration to serve Śrīmatī Rādhārānī in Vraja, we must be in the anugatya, guidance, of Śrī Rūpa Mañjarī and Śrī Lalitā-devī. They are our group leaders. Without...
THE SECRET BEHIND BALADEVA’S APPEARANCE

THE SECRET BEHIND BALADEVA’S APPEARANCE

[Harikatha inspired by the Guru-varga. Spoken 21 Aug 2013 in Jagannatha Puri Dhama] Jagannatha Puri Ksetra Dhama is the nitya-prakasa-sthana of Baladeva Prabhu. nilacala-nivasaya nityaya paramatmane balabhadra-subhadrabhyam jagannathaya te namah Jagannatha, Baladeva...
Janmastami Glorification Of Sri Radha

Janmastami Glorification Of Sri Radha

[Lecture by Srila Gurudeva, Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja] Sri Jayadeva Gosvami’s kirtana, Sri Mangala-Gitam, glorifies Bhagavan Sri Krsna, but moreover it indicates the glories of Srimati Radhika. This is because Lord Krsna’s highest...
Sri Krsna Janmastami

Sri Krsna Janmastami

[Lecture by Srila Gurudeva, Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja] After Srila Maharaja led the devotees in singing Sri Nanda-nandanastakam, he explained that this song is the glorification of Krsna. Hearing this song pleases Him, but He is most pleased...