Mohini Ekadasi

Mohini Ekadasi

Today is Mohini Ekadasi. On the various days of her appearance, Ekadasi-devi has different names and glories. All transcendental qualities are embodied in her as she appears bearing different names; each of her names has its own distinctive feature. Mohini has two...
Kesava-vrata: Offer Yourself like Candana

Kesava-vrata: Offer Yourself like Candana

Hari-katha inspired by the Guru-varga. The souls bound by maya reside within a material body. Some bodies are like caves with four supporting pillars. Superior to those bodies are those with two pillars. Sometimes the souls live in bodies of plants. Some are able to...
Siva-ratri

Siva-ratri

Srila Gurudeva followed Siva-ratri. There was so much fighting about this in the matha even in Mathura, where Srila Gurudeva was in charge. His Godbrothers would become upset. I would cook on Siva-ratri, but they wanted there to be rice, dal, sabji and everything....
Appearance of Param Gurudeva

Appearance of Param Gurudeva

Today is the appearance day of nitya-līlā praviṣṭa oṁ viṣṇupāda aṣṭottara-śata Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Gosvāmī Mahārāja, our beloved Param Gurudeva. We all know of his life and teachings by the mercy of Śrīla Gurudeva. Why are we repeating them on this day?...
Appearance of Sri Varahadeva

Appearance of Sri Varahadeva

Today is Varāhadeva’s appearance day. We are here in Vṛndāvana-dhāma, at the lotus feet of Vṛndā-devī. We are very fortunate to be here. But I am a useless and bogus person. Anything I say, I think this is not correct. I am speaking with hope that the guru-varga will...