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...
Lord Baladeva’s Appearance Day

Lord Baladeva’s Appearance Day

[Lecture by Srila Gurudeva, Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja] You know the pastime of Sri Baladeva’s killing Romaharsana Suta, but do you know why He did it? The fact is that this Romaharsana Suta never honored any devotees. He thought,...