Jun 202018
 
Śrīla Prabhupāda-līlāmṛta - Satsvarūpa dāsa Goswāmī  Let There Be a Temple

Srīla Prabhupāda’s first two stops in Europe were Rome and Geneva. In both places devotees had arranged many outside speaking engagements as well as meetings with important guests in Prabhupāda’s room. The Rome temple was a small house at a busy intersection near Piazza Lodi. Traffic was relentless, its noise penetrating into Prabhupāda’s quarters within […more]

Jun 202018
 
Śrīla Prabhupāda-līlāmṛta - Satsvarūpa dāsa Goswāmī  Beginning the Temple of Kṛṣṇa-Balarāma

Srīla Prabhupāda was meditating on constructing his Krishna-Balaram Mandir. In April of 1972 he asked his disciple Surabhi, who had drawn the plans for the Bombay center, to execute drawings, basing the design on Indian renaissance architecture. Prabhupāda liked the Govindajī temple, located near the original Govindajī temple constructed by Rūpa Gosvāmī. He liked its […more]

Jun 192018
 
Śrīla Prabhupāda-līlāmṛta - Satsvarūpa dāsa Goswāmī  Developing Māyāpur

Although the Māyāpur building was not yet completed, Prabhupāda had come there to reside. He took two adjoining rooms, one as his study and one as his bedroom, on the second floor. Meanwhile, construction work continued in the temple room and in other parts of the building. On Prabhupāda’s first day there, a storm struck, […more]

Jun 192018
 
Śrīla Prabhupāda-līlāmṛta - Satsvarūpa dāsa Goswāmī  The Battle for Bombay

Prabhupāda had come to Vṛndāvana to observe the Kārttika season (from October 16 to November 14). He planned to lecture daily at the samādhi of Rūpa Gosvāmī in the courtyard of the Rādhā-Dāmodara temple, speaking from The Nectar of Devotion, his own translation of Rūpa Gosvāmī’s book, Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu. On his Western tour he had invited […more]

Jun 172018
 

A continuación, Rupa Gosvami describe las características de una persona que realmente ha desarrollado su amor extático por Krsna. Las características son las siguientes: (1) Él siempre está ansioso por utilizar su tiempo en el servicio devocional del Señor. A él no le gusta estar inactivo. Él quiere servicio siempre, veinticuatro horas al día, sin […more]

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Jun 172018
 
Śrīla Prabhupāda-līlāmṛta - Satsvarūpa dāsa Goswāmī  Around the World but Absorbed in Bombay

Prabhupāda traveled with three disciples: Śyāmasundara as his secretary, Pradyumna as his servant and Sanskrit editor, and Nanda-kumāra as his cook. The first stop was Singapore, where, without explanation, immigration authorities refused Prabhupāda entry into the country. Sympathetic Indians in Singapore had arranged for Prabhupāda to lecture and had even mailed hundreds of invitations, but […more]

Jun 172018
 
Śrīla Prabhupāda-līlāmṛta - Satsvarūpa dāsa Goswāmī  I Will Build a Wonderful Temple for You

Prabhupāda had postponed the Māyāpur cornerstone-laying ceremony until Gaura-pūrṇimā (the appearance day of Lord Caitanya), February 29, 1972. He had requested a big festival, with a paṇḍāl and free feasting for guests. His disciples from all over the world would attend. I want very much to hold this function this year with all of my […more]

Jun 162018
 

Bhagavad-gita 15.8 sariram yad avapnoti yac capy utkramatisvarah grhitvaitani samyati vayur gandhan ivasayat La entidad viviente en el mundo material lleva sus diferentes concepciones de la vida de un cuerpo a otro, ya que el aire lleva aromas. Por lo tanto, toma un tipo de cuerpo y nuevamente lo abandona para tomar otro.

 Posted by on 16 June 2018 at 10:35:49 AST
Jun 162018
 

Bhagavad-gita 15.8 sariram yad avapnoti yac capy utkramatisvarah grhitvaitani samyati vayur gandhan ivasayat The living entity in the material world carries his different conceptions of life from one body to another, as the air carries aromas. Thus he takes one kind of body and again quits it to take another.

 Posted by on 16 June 2018 at 10:33:17 AST