Is Parakiya-bhava Present There?

Is Parakiya-bhava Present There?

Devotee 3: Gurudeva, is parakiya-bhava present in Goloka Vrndavana? Srila Gurudeva: Yes. If there is no parakiya-bhava there, then it will not be present in this material world, which is a shadow of the spiritual world. If a cow is grazing, then the shadow of the cow...
How to Enter Madhurya-rasa

How to Enter Madhurya-rasa

Devotee 2: The gopis are Srimati Radhika’s expansions but the souls are not Her expansions. So how can they enter Vrndavana after attaining madhura-rasa? Srila Gurudeva: You should see by the instance of the creeper. The creeper is lying down on the earth. If there is...
Qualified for ABCD?

Qualified for ABCD?

These topics are so high class. Without knowing all these discussions on bhakti, you cannot be a bona fide Vaisnava. So if you want to be a bona fide Vaisnava and if you wish to sincerely serve the lotus feet of Prabhupada, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Prabhupada,...

How To Be Free from Anger and Resentment

What are you doing? Stop making garlands. Try to make this garland in your heart. Your attention is not here. I have only come for four or five days, and this is perhaps the third or fourth day. You are losing your time. You can make garlands at night, after my class....
Srila Narottama dasa Thakura

Srila Narottama dasa Thakura

Today is a very auspicious day. It is the birthday of Srila Narottama dasa Thakura, who is one of the solid and strong pillars of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s preaching. After the generation of the Six Gosvamis and Srila Krsnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami, Narottama...

Open-hearted, Loving, and Inclusive

We’re very happy to have Sripada Bhaktivedanta Vaikhanas Maharaja with us for Kartik again, in Sri Radhe Kunj! He’s giving lectures on dharma, from the first canto of the Srimad Bhagavatam. This morning was the first class. Here’s a nice excerpt,...