“Do not try to discover the nature of truth by the exercise of your imagination. Do not endeavor to attain the truth through experience of this world. Do not manufacture truth in order to satisfy your erring inclinations, or hastily accept anything for the reason that it satisfies such inclinations. Do not regard as truth anything that
A Vyasa Puja Lecture
This year, 2016, the divine appearance day of Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja is on February 8 (in India). Please accept this lecture that he gave on this day in Feb.1 2003, in Florida, Listen
Narayana Gosvami Maharaja: “My heartly dandavat pranama at the lotus feet of my spiritual master, nitya-lila pravista om visnupada Sri Srimad Bhakti Prajnana Kesava Gosvami Maharaja, my entire guru-paramapara, and my siksa-guru, nitya-lila-pravista om visnupada Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Svami Maharaja.
Today we are going to observe guru-puja, or Vyasa-puja. First of all we should know what is guru-puja and what is Vyasa-puja. Both are the same. Sri Krsna Dvaipayana Vedavyasa divided the one
On November 25, 2004, AT Govardhana, India, one of the ISKCON leaders, Pujyapada Bhakti Svarupa Damodara Maharaja, came to Govardhana to visit Srila Narayana Maharaja. After that meeting he attended bhajanas and Srila Maharaja’s class, and Srila Maharaja requested him to speak.
Sripad Bhakti Svarupa Damodara Maharaja then enthused the audience of over 600 international pilgrims, by sharing with them
[January 3, 2016 (In India) is the fifth anniversary of the divine disappearance of Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja, our beloved Gurudeva. To honor this sacred day, we are sending a lecture that he gave in Badger, California, on May 19, 2004, Listen. Here he explains the magic-like effects of mahat-sanga, the association and mercy of great souls.
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From a lecture by Srila Prabhupada Srimad-Bhagavatam December 1968 in Los Angeles.
Srila Prabhupada: “It is said that this Krsna consciousness movement is not an artificial thing that we have manufactured something, ideal thing, concocted, and we are preaching to the world that “You become Krsna conscious.” No. The Krsna consciousness is there. What is that Krsna consciousness? To love God. That is there. We are simply helping that
By Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja
North Shore, Hawaii: December 25, 2006
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Srila Narayana Maharaja: “Today is Christmas Day, the birthday of Jesus Christ. In Europe and other countries, hardly anyone knows what Jesus Christ was doing in his youth, at around fifteen years of age. Nothing is seen. Indian history shows that he was in India, where he visited Vrndavana, Ayodhya, Jagannatha Puri, and other pilgrimage places.
By: Bhakti Vijnana Muni, Ph.D.
There are two dominant ideas that have shaped the scientific search for the origin and explanation of biological forms. One of them, the blind watchmaker logic is the basis of Darwinian and post Darwinian evolution theory. As the contingent adaptionist model of Darwin has failed to explain vast non-adaptive order, i.e. the deep homologies and abstract patterns found
Worshiping Govardhana Hill
From Krishna Book Chapter 24
by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
While engaged with the brahmanas who were too much involved in the performance of Vedic sacrifices, Krishna and Balarama 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.