Apr 202015
 

Hay dos clases de almas, jivas, que vienen a este mundo. Una clase viene de los planetas espirituales Vaikuntha por la exigencia del nitya-lila, los pasatiempos eternos de Krsna. Otras vienen por necesidad constitucional. El Brahmajyoti, el plano marginal no diferenciado, es la fuente de infinitas almas, jivas, partículas espirituales atómicas de carácter no diferenciado. […more]

Apr 202015
 
The Terrible Desire Will Be Removed  

      In the depths of jnana, vairagya and so on, and behind all religion, lies… the desire for honour, name, fame, distinction and adoration.  To the degree that we endeavour to develop ourselves spiritually, to become religious, to maintain a renounced life, and to deliberate on and discuss jnana, we desire our own pratishtha (honour and […more]

Apr 202015
 

February 28th 1975, ISKCON Atlanta Srila Prabhupada’s visit to the Atlanta temple lasted only a few days, but it was packed with transcendental nectar. Srila Prabhupada flooded the devotee community with love of Godhead. When His Divine Grace arrived, he delivered the following short, sweet lecture to the devotee congregation in front of Their Lordships. […more]

Apr 202015
 

guru kṛṣṇa-rūpa hana śāstrera pramāṇeguru-rūpe kṛṣṇa kṛpā karena bhakta-gaṇe “According to the deliberate opinion of all revealed scriptures, the spiritual master is nondifferent from Kṛṣṇa. Lord Kṛṣṇa in the form of the spiritual master delivers His devotees.” Cc Adi 1.45 Purport by Srila Prabhupada:The relationship of a disciple with his spiritual master is as good […more]

Apr 202015
 

śuśrūṣamāṇa ācāryaṁ sadopāsīta nīca-vat yāna-śayyāsana-sthānair nāti-dūre kṛtāñjaliḥ “One should engage as the humble servant of the acarya. When the spiritual master goes for a walk, the student should submissively follow him. When the spiritual master rests, the disciple should also rest lying down nearby, always ready to render any required service. When the spiritual master sits down, […more]

Apr 202015
 

ācāryaṁ māṁ vijānīyān navamanyeta karhicit na martya-buddhyāsūyeta sarva-deva-mayo guruḥ “One should know the ācārya as Myself and never disrespect him in any way. One should not envy him, thinking him an ordinary man, for he is the representative of all the demigods.” SB 11.17.27   PURPORTThis verse appears in Caitanya-caritāmṛta (CC Adi 1.46). His Divine Grace Oṁ […more]

Apr 202015
 
Why should I go to Prayaga?

One day, Nandanandana saw that Mother Yashoda was making very strange type of prasadam. Not the every day rice, dal, subji and chappattis. But she was making fried dal, little fried noodles, and little fried cracker-like things we call muttry. Like that she was cooking all these fried things. So Nandalala came and asked, “Oh Meiya, oh Meiya, […more]

Apr 202015
 

21-4-15 Is Aksaya Tritiya and as written by HG Deena Bandhu Maharaj to his very dear Godbrother HH Giriraja Swami Maharaj. Deena Bandhu (das) ACBSP (Vrindavan – IN)05-May-03 06:00 -0700Giriraja Swami [45332]what is aksaya tritiya? candana yatra nectar wanted. ————————— My dear Giriraja Swamiji, Please accept my humble obeisances. All Glories to Srila Prabhupada! I’m not […more]

Apr 202015
 

“My dear friend, if you desire to enjoy the company of material society, friendship and love, then please do not go to see this smiling boy Govinda, who is standing on the bank of the Yamuna and playing His flute, His lips brightened by the beams of the full moonlight.”