Jul 192018
 
Nārada-bhakti-sūtra  The Value of Devotion 2

sā tv asmin parama-prema-rūpā Synonyms: sā — it; tu — and; asmin — for Him (the Supreme Lord); parama — highest; prema — pure love; rūpā — having as its form. Translation: Devotional service manifests as the most elevated, pure love for God. Purport: As stated before, after attaining the highest stage of self-realization, one […more]

Jul 192018
 
Nārada-bhakti-sūtra  The Value of Devotion 1

athāto bhaktiṁ vyākhyāsyāmaḥ Synonyms: atha — now; ataḥ — therefore; bhaktim — devotional service; vyākhyāsyāmaḥ — we shall try to explain. Translation: Now, therefore, I will try to explain the process of devotional service. Purport: Devotional service to the Supreme Personality of Godhead is explained in the Bhagavad-gītā, where the Lord says that a self-realized […more]

Jul 182018
 
Lokanatha Goswami (español).

Su cuerpo y mente estaban completamente unidos a Vrindavanadhama. La Divina Deidad de Radha-Vinoda jugó en su corazón. Sus oídos solo existían para escuchar el Srimad Bhagavatam. “Cualquiera que lea el Srimad Bhagavatam”, dijo Lokanatha Goswami, “es mi amigo”. Un asociado personal del Señor Gauranga, totalmente absorto en el amor puro, Sri Lokanatha Gosvami era […more]

Jul 182018
 
Lokanatha Goswami (english).

His body and mind were completely attached to Vrindavanadhama. The divine Deity of Radha-Vinoda played in his heart. His ears existed only to hear the Srimad Bhagavatam. “Anyone who reads the Srimad Bhagavatam,” said Lokanatha Goswami, “he is my friend.” A personal associate of Lord Gauranga, fully absorbed in pure love, Sri Lokanatha Gosvami was […more]

Jul 182018
 
Nārada-bhakti-sūtra Introduction

In 1967, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda translated and wrote purports for thirteen of the eighty-four aphorisms (Śrīla Prabhupāda called them “codes”) of the Nārada-bhakti-sūtra. In 1989, at their annual meeting, the Governing Body Commission of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) suggested that I complete the book. I was pleased to […more]

Jul 182018
 
Śrīla Prabhupāda-līlāmṛta - Satsvarūpa dāsa Goswāmī  An open letter to Pope Paul VI

ISKCON Radha-Krishna Temple 3720 Avenue Du Parc Montreal 18 Quebec, Canada August 3, 1968 His Holiness Pope Paul VI Vicar of Jesus Christ State of Vatican Rome, Italy Your Holiness: Please accept my respectful humble obeisances at your Lotus Feet. I beg to introduce myself as an Indian monk, following the Vedic principles of religious […more]

Jul 162018
 
- Bhagavad-gita 14.26 (español).

mam ca yo ‘vyabhicarena bhakti-yogena sevate sa gunan samatityaitan brahma-bhuyaya kalpate Alguien que se dedica al servicio devocional completo, infalible en todas las circunstancias, de inmediato trasciende los modos de la naturaleza material y así llega al nivel de Brahman. Manonatha Dasa (ACBSP).

Jul 162018
 
Radha-Damodara Mandira (español).

Radha-Damodara Mandira (Vrindavana) Este templo se encuentra dentro del área de Seva-kunja. Sri Rupa Gosvami solía vivir aquí en su bhajana-kuti. Los Gosvamis y devotos contemporáneos se reunieron aquí para ishtagoshthis y, en esas reuniones de vaisnavas, Sri Raghunatha Bhatta aclararía en el Srimad-Bhagavatam en su voz melodiosa. Sri Rupa Gosvami recopiló Sri Bhakti-rasamrita-sindhu, Ujjvala-nilamani […more]

Jul 162018
 
Radha-Damodara Mandira (english).

Radha-Damodara Mandira (Vrindavana) This temple is situated within the area of Seva-kunja. Sri Rupa Gosvami used to live here in his bhajana-kuti. The contemporary Gosvamis and devotees assembled here for ishtagoshthis and, in those gatherings of Vaishnavas, Sri Raghunatha Bhatta would elucidate on Srimad-Bhagavatam in his melodious voice. Sri Rupa Gosvami compiled Sri Bhakti-rasamrita-sindhu, Ujjvala-nilamani […more]