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The amazing appearance day of Lord Nrsimhadeva

From the the Harikatha team Tridandisvami Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja May 10, 1998 Wales, UK Respected Harikatha Readers, Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Sri Guru and Gauranga. This year, 2020, the auspicious appearance day of Lord Nrsimhadeva is on the 5th May around the world. Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Goswami Maharaja […]



SRI GADADHARA PANDITA AND TOTA GOPINATHA

Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja SRI GADADHARA PANDITA AND TOTA GOPINATHA [This year, 2020, the appearance day of Sri Gadadhara Pandit is April 22 and 23 (in America and India).  We pray that you will enjoy reading the following discussion that took place at the Tota Gopinath temple in Jagannath Puri in 1993:] When Sri […]



RAMA NAVAMI 2020

Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja RAMA-NAVAMI Bangkok, Thailand: April 11, 2003 Do you know the history of Ramayana? Maharaja Dasaratha had three hundred-sixty queens, but no sons. One day he went hunting, and in the evening he met a friend of his who was



STATEMENTS REGARDING WOMAN BASED ON MIS-EDITING AND BAD GRAMMAR

For anyone who has ever been disturbed about statements in Srila Prabhupada’s books seemingly putting down women and blacks and appearing to say that women enjoy being raped: please read this realised, loving explanation by Narayana Maharaja. It is so important. Every devotee who reads this will have doubts dispelled. Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja does […]



SRI ADVAITA ACARYA APPEARANCE DAY

January 31, 2020 Transcript [February 1, 2020 is the appearance day of Śrīla Advaita Ācārya in Vṛndāvana, India. The following is an excerpt of a bhāva anuvāda of a discourse by Śrīla Bhakti Vijñāna Bhāratī Gosvāmī Mahārāja on August 30, 2014. Editors’ input: Additional text has been included in square brackets to facilitate the flow of content.]



NEW BOOK, THE ART Of SPIRITUAL LIFE

Obeisances everyone! Al glories to Srila Prabhupada! All glories to Sri Sri Guru and Gauranga! On the divine disappearance day of Srila Prabhupada, Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaja, we offered Srimati Jadurani/Syamarani didis memoirs, The Art of Spiritual Life to Srila Prabhupada in his room at Radha Damodara. It was such a moving ceremony. She has been […]



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 […]