Archive for the ‘Hari Katha’ Category



THE ULTIMATE REALIZATION IS BHAGAVAN NOT THE IMPERSONAL BRAHMAN

REALIZING THE ABSOLUTE TRUTH Factually, one who has got real realization, he knows the Absolute Truth is realized in three features, according to one’s capacity. The Absolute Truth is one. The example may be given: just like the sun-god, the sun planet, and the sunshine. They are one. But according to the capacity, we are, […]



LORD CHAITANYA SPEAKS OF THE HARE KRISHNA MAHA MANTRAS GLORIES

The Glories of Chanting the Hare Krishna Maha mantra, explained by Lord Caitanya. With evidences from the following authentic Vedic scriptures. There are many more. The Srimad-bhagavatam, The Laghu Bhagavatamrita,The Kurma Purana, The Skanda Purana, The Brhan-naradiya Purana, The Brahmanda Purana, The Vahni Purana, The Brhan-naradiya Purana,The Srimad-bhagavatam Mahapurana, The Vishnu-dharmottara, The Nrsingha Purana, The […]



FOR SRI KRISHNA JANMASTAMI 2018

Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja   WHAT TO THINK ABOUT WHILE CHANTING Dear Readers, This year, 2018, the observance of Sri Krsna Janmastami is on Sunday the 2nd of September here in the UK. We pray that you find spiritual nourishment in reading this darsana of Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja, spoken in France, […]



Causeless Mercy. Taking Siksa from Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja.

Mathura – May 29, 1993 Originally published by the Harikatha team The following is Part Two of one of numerous darsanas (informal meetings) held by Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja for some of the ISKCON gurus and other senior ISKCON devotees. This darsana took place on May 29, 1993, in Mathura.



CHANTING THE HARE KRISHNA MANTRA IS MORE EFFECTIVE THEN MEDITATION

An interview with Srila Prabhupada SAN FRANCISCO – March 09, 1968 Interviewer: Your Grace, what is the basis of your teachings? Prabhupāda: The basis of this teaching is Bhagavad-gītā As It Is. I have already published my book, this Bhagavad-gītā As It Is. This book is not new. It is very old book, at least […]



The Purpose of Lord Caitanya’s Descent

  Excerpts from Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja’s “Necar Sprinkles on Australia” We shall continue our reading from Caitanya-caritamrta, Third Chapter, which explains who Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu is, and how and why He came to this world. Srila Krsnadasa Kaviraja tells us that Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, Sri Sacinandana Gaurahari, is Krsna Himself, Svayam Krsna. He is […]



THE APPEARANCE DAY OF SRI NITYANANDA PRABHU

Tridandisvami Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja The Appearance Day of Sri Nityananda Prabhu [For detailed instruction on how to observe fasting on Nityananda Trayodasi, please see this link.] Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja: Having taken the intrinsic mood and beauty of Srimati Radhika, Sri Krsna is now Sacinandana Gaurahari. His elder brother Baladeva Prabhu, the […]



WORSHIPING GOVARDHANA HILL

  By Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada While engaged with the brāhmaṇas who were too involved in the performance of Vedic sacrifices, Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma also saw that the cowherd men were preparing a similar sacrifice in order to pacify Indra, the King of heaven, who is responsible for supplying water. As stated in the Caitanya–caritāmṛta, […]



CLEARING TWO SEEDS OF APASIDDHANTA

  Clearing two seeds of apasiddhanta By Mukunda das Prabhu 1. Guru does not have to be a realized soul 2. The Ritvik System of post samadhi initiation was ordered by Srila Prabhupada . I have decided there is no better way to answer these two points of controversy than to post Srila Prabhupadas own […]