Archive for the ‘Lord Balarama’ Category



THE IMPORTANCE OF SADHU SANGA

  108 Srila Prabhupada Quotes compiled by Isa prabhu “There are many societies and associations of pure devotees, and if someone with just a little faith begins to associate with such societies, his advancement to pure devotional service is rapid.” From the Nectar of devotion by Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Chapter 19 On the Importance of […]



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, […]



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.



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, […]



HAPPY JANMASTAMI TO ALL

Sri Krishnachandrastakam by Srila Krishnadasa Kaviraja Goswami ambudAJjanendra-nIla-nindi-kAnti-DambaraH kuGkumodyad-arka-vidyud-aMzu-divyad-ambaraH zrImad-aGga-carcitendu-pItanAkta-candanaH svAGghri-dAsyado stu me sa ballavendra-nandanaH His abundantly beautiful complexion belittles the splendour of combined rain-clouds, black eye cosmetics, and sapphires.His garments appear effulgent like a rising sun tinted like kunkum powder and enhanced by shining bolts of lightning.His perfectly-formed limbs are anointed with sandalwood paste […]



ON SRILA BHAKTIVEDANTA NARAYANA MAHARAJAS DISAPPEARANCE DAY

This year, Dec. 22, 2016, is the disappearance day of Srila Gurudeva, Tridandisvami Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja. Please find below one of His amazing classes   THE HEART OF AN EXCESSIVELY ATTACHED PERSON IS LIKE A HOT DESERT The Western countries had no background or even a smell of Krishna consciousness. I know […]



SRILA PRABHUPADA COMES TO AMERICA

  Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja told… “Sri Krsna’s causeless mercy has taken the shape of guru, real guru. And this guru, by coming into this world, showers his mercy. In this way, Krsna’s mercy is showered everywhere so that the forest fire or ocean fire is subdued; otherwise it will not be subdued. […]



LORD BALARAMA PURNIMA

Balarama-purnima on the 18/08/2016 Srimad Bhagavatam Narration of Lord Balarama’s Appearance Lord Balarama is the adi-guru, the original spiritual master. In Chaitanya Lila, Lord Balarama appears as Lord Nityananda, the bestower of mercy to even the most fallen conditioned soul. Therefore His appearance as the son of Rohini and Vasudeva is celebrated by devotees with […]