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WRONG DEMIGOD WORSHIP. THE DEMIGODS ARE NOT GOD

Bhagavad Gita 9.23. What does it mean when Krishna says “Those who are devotees of other gods and who worship them with faith actually worship only Me, O son of Kuntī, but they do so in a wrong way.” “Persons who are engaged in the worship of demigods are not very intelligent, although such worship […]



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 appearance day of Śrī Gaṅgāmātā Gosvāminī

[June 12, 2019 is the appearance day of Śrī Gaṅgāmātā Gosvāminī in Vṛndāvana, India. The following is an excerpt from a bhāva anuvāda of the kathā given by Śrīla Bhakti Vijñāna Bhāratī Gosvāmī Mahārāja on June 8, 2014.

Glorification of Sri Sita-Rama

              Mathura, April 13, 2000 Tridandisvami Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja Janaka Maharaja had given the definition of bhakti to Lord Rama’s brother, Bharata. “Anyabhilasita-sunyam, jnana-karmady-anavrtam, anukulyana krsnanu-silanam bhaktir uttama. One who has no other desire than to please Krsna, and who is not influenced by the process of jnana-marga (cultivation […]



THE DIVINE APPEARANCE DAY OF LORD SRI CAITANYA MAHAPRABHU

This year on the 20th of March 2015 is Lord Caitanyas appearance day. This is a talk by Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja. Given at Sri Keshavaji Gaudiya Matha, on the divine birthday of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu in Navadvipa, India: March 14, 2006 pm After the completion of Lord Sri Krsna’s pastimes in Vrndavana and […]



SHIVA RATI 2019



FOR THE APPEARANCE DAY OF SRILA BHAKTISIDDHANTA SARASVATI MAHARAJA

[The following lecture was given by Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Goswami Maharaja in Germany, on February 21, 2003] Today is a very auspicious day. It is the very holy birthday of Srila Prabhupada Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Gosvami Thakura. I want to speak something of his glor If this great self-realized soul had not descended in this world, […]



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, […]