Mar 152017

“Sometimes I become surprised how I have written this. Although I am the writer, still sometimes I am surprised how these things have come. Such vivid description. Where is such literature throughout the whole world? It is all Kṛṣṇa’s mercy. Every line is perfect.” (Srila Prabhupada Conversation, June 28, 1977)

Nov 102016
Gaurakisora Dasa Babaji - biography

Gaurakisora Dasa Babaji (1838–1915) is a well-known acharya from the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition , and is regarded as a Mahatma or saint by followers of his lineage. During his lifetime Gaurakisora Dasa Babaji became famous for his teachings on the process of Bhakti Yoga and for his unorthodox avadhuta like behaviour as a sadhu, or […more]

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Sep 272016
Vedic Evidence - Understanding the Earth realm we are on in relation to Bhu-mandala

Vedic Evidence – Understanding the Earth realm we are on in relation to Bhu-mandala Is Earth A Globe? An excerpt from the forthcoming book ”Bhu-mandala Tattva-darshana” By Rajasekhara Das Brahmachari Das ACBSP A summary study of the 5th canto of Shrimad Bhagavatam All the relevant verses from the Vedic scriptures including quotes from the Vaishnava […more]

 Posted by on 27 September 2016 at 06:00:57 AST
Sep 272016
A Divine Elixir by Giriraj Swami

It is said that wherever Lord Rama’s glories are chanted, Hanuman goes to that place. Yesterday after Deity greeting I was chanting in my quarters in Dallas when I received a text message saying, “Chitralekha is speaking about Srila Prabhupada now.” I immediately left for the temple room, remembering Hanuman: Even though I am like […more]

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Sep 242016
Srila Bhaktivinoda’s Appearance Day by Braja Vilas das

Dear Devotees and TOVP Donors, Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur is one of the most important acaryas in our Gaudiya line. He can be seen as the father of modern-day Krishna Consciousness. He, along with his son Bhaktisiddhanta, created an explosion of preaching all over India, and […more]

 Posted by on 24 September 2016 at 05:00:52 AST
Sep 242016
Srila Prabhupada’s Sannyasa Initiation

Srila Prabhupada accepted the order of sannyasa from Sri Srimad Bhaktiprajnana Kesava Maharaja on September 17, 1959 at the Kesavaji Math in Mathura. Included below are some relevant quotes from Srila Prabhupada’s lectures and letters. “When I was householder, several times there was indication given by my Guru Maharaja that I should give up family […more]

 Posted by on 24 September 2016 at 05:00:33 AST
Sep 242016
Transition of faith

Srila Rupa Goswami said that one must associate with devotees to cultivate faith. So how does that faith happen in association? In devotee association, one hears about Krishna. When one hears about Krishna constantly, his or her desire or taste to Krishna and His devotees (Krishna katha) goes on increasing. What is the result of […more]

 Posted by on 24 September 2016 at 05:00:26 AST