Jan 152018
 
KṚṢṆA, The Supreme Personality of Godhead  Akrūra’s Return Journey and His Vision of Viṣṇuloka Within the Yamunā River

Akrūra was warmly received by Lord Kṛṣṇa and Nanda Mahārāja and offered a resting place for the night. In the meantime, the two brothers Balarāma and Kṛṣṇa went to take Their supper. Akrūra sat on his bed and began to reflect that all the desires he had contemplated while coming from Mathurā to Vṛndāvana had […more]

Jan 152018
 
KṚṢṆA, The Supreme Personality of Godhead  Killing the Keśī Demon and Vyomāsura

After being instructed by Kaṁsa, the demon Keśī assumed the form of a terrible horse. He entered the area of Vṛndāvana with the speed of the mind, his great mane flying and his hooves digging up the earth. He began to whinny and terrify the whole forest. Kṛṣṇa saw that the demon was terrifying all […more]

Jan 152018
 
KṚṢṆA, The Supreme Personality of Godhead  Kaṁsa Sends Akrūra for Kṛṣṇa

Vṛndāvana was always absorbed in the thought of Kṛṣṇa. Everyone remembered His pastimes and was constantly merged in the ocean of transcendental bliss. But the material world is so contaminated that even in Vṛndāvana the asuras, or demons, tried to disturb the peaceful situation. Once a demon named Ariṣṭāsura entered the village in the form […more]

Jan 152018
 
KṚṢṆA, The Supreme Personality of Godhead  The Gopīs’ Feelings of Separation

The gopīs of Vṛndāvana were so attached to Kṛṣṇa that they were not satisfied simply with the rāsa dance at night. They wanted to associate with Him and enjoy His company during the daytime also. When Kṛṣṇa went to the forest with His cowherd boyfriends and cows, the gopīs did not physically take part, but […more]

Jan 152018
 
Le malattie che ci governano

Nella maggior parte degli incendi la gente non muore per colpa delle fiamme, ma a causa del fumo e delle esalazioni sprigionate dal fuoco. La prima cosa da fare se scoppia un incendio in un ambiente chiuso è aprire le finestre. Ma se il fumo è generato da una sigaretta che qualcuno tiene con un […more]

Jan 142018
 
KṚṢṆA, The Supreme Personality of Godhead  Kṛṣṇa Returns to the Gopīs

When Lord Kṛṣṇa finally reappeared among the assembled gopīs, He looked very beautiful, just befitting a person with all kinds of opulences. In the Brahma-saṁhitā it is stated, ānanda-cin-maya-rasa-pratibhāvitābhiḥ: Kṛṣṇa alone is not particularly beautiful, but when His energy—especially His pleasure energy, represented by Rādhārāṇī—expands, He looks very magnificent. The Māyāvāda conception of perfection—an Absolute […more]

Jan 142018
 
KṚṢṆA, The Supreme Personality of Godhead  Vidyādhara Liberated and the Demon Śaṅkhacūḍa Killed

Once upon a time, the cowherd men of Vṛndāvana, headed by Nanda Mahārāja, desired to go to Ambikāvana to observe the Śiva-rātri ceremony. The rāsa-līlā was performed during the autumn, and after that the next big ceremony is Holi, or the Dolāyātrā ceremony. Between the Dolāyātrā ceremony and the rāsa-līlā ceremony there is an important […more]

Jan 142018
 
KṚṢṆA, The Supreme Personality of Godhead  Description of the Rāsa Dance

Thus hearing the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Kṛṣṇa, speaking to pacify them, the gopīs became very much pleased. They became completely relieved of the great suffering of separation, not only by hearing the words of the Supreme Personality of Godhead but also by touching His hands and legs. After this, the Supreme Personality of Godhead […more]