The Touchstone

The Touchstone

The following is an excerpt from Acyutānanda dāsa Brahmacārī’s interview with Śrīla Bhakti Rakṣaka Śrīdhara Mahārāja, published in Rays of The Harmonist, Kārttika 2007 (Originally published in Back to Godhead, Issue No. 33, 1970) Sounds – catch hold of the...
How to save the world from such pollution

How to save the world from such pollution

The following is an excerpt from a lecture by Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja on August 2, 2002, published in Walking with a Saint – Morning Walks and Conversations 2009   “The water is polluted, the air is polluted, the ether is polluted, everything...
A Glimpse of the line of thought

A Glimpse of the line of thought

The following are excerpts from Subjective Evolution of Consciousness & Sermons from the Guardian of Devotion, Volume 1 by Śrīla Bhakti Rakṣaka Śrīdhara Mahārāja, published in Rays of The Harmonist, Āṣāḍhī Amāvasyā 2014 Once, Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura had a dream...
Rādhā-prema Makes Kṛṣṇa Mad

Rādhā-prema Makes Kṛṣṇa Mad

The following is an excerpt from a lecture given by Śrīla Gaura Govinda Svāmī Mahārāja in Bhubaneswar, India on 19 March, 1992, published in Śrī Rādhā – Our Supreme Shelter, First Edition 2016 (Originally published in the booklet Rādhā-prema Makes Kṛṣṇa Mad published...
The Descent of the Holy Name

The Descent of the Holy Name

The following is an excerpt from Acyutānanda dāsa Brahmacārī’s interview with Śrīla Bhakti Rakṣaka Śrīdhara Mahārāja, published in Rays of The Harmonist, Kārttika 2007 (Originally published in Back to Godhead, Issue No. 33, 1970) Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Rakṣaka...
The Highest Degree of Dedication

The Highest Degree of Dedication

The following is an excerpt from Sermons of the Guardian of Devotion Volume 4 by Śrīla Bhakti Rakṣaka Śrīdhara Mahārāja, published in Rays of The Harmonist, Summer 2002   In māyā or illusion, it is difficult for us to digest the truth that “I am small.” We don’t...
Gopa-kumāra’s Remarkable Journey

Gopa-kumāra’s Remarkable Journey

  Chapter 2 from the book, Going Beyond Vaikuṇṭha, 4th edition by Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja   Chapter Two Gopa-kumāra’s guru had disappeared, but his firm faith (niṣṭhā) never left him. He never thought of going in a different direction. Whatever...
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