Impressions of Bhakti

Impressions of Bhakti

The following is an excerpt from Impressions of Bhakti: Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja recalls his early years   I was born in 1921 on the Amāvasyā (dark-moon) night in the month of Māgha (January–February). This is what my parents told me. My...
Inner Conflict

Inner Conflict

God is love, and love is God. Kṛṣṇa is love personified. If anyone serves Him, that person becomes fully happy with pure love and affection. —Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa...
Ahalyāvalī

Ahalyāvalī

The following is an excerpt from Impressions of Bhakti: Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja recalls his early years   The Mahaviri Jhaṇḍa Festival (in honour of Hanumānjī) once took place on the banks of the Gaṅgā near my village, in Ahalyāvalī* –...
Why did Lord Rāma kill Vāli from behind a tree?

Why did Lord Rāma kill Vāli from behind a tree?

  Excerpt from Viśuddha Caitanya-vāṇī by Śrīla Bhakti Vijñāna Bhāratī Mahārāja   When Sugrīva was asked by Lakṣmaṇa to take shelter at the lotus feet of Bhagavān Śrī Rāmacandra, who is Himself the Supreme Lord, he replied, “I will never accept Rāma’s shelter...
The Importance of Ekādaśī

The Importance of Ekādaśī

  The following is an excerpt from Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Vāmana Mahārāja’s introduction to Śrī Mādhava-tithi (Glories of Śrī Ekādaśī-vrata)   The seventh edition of the book Śrī ekādaśī-vrata-kathā has been published by Śrī Gauḍīya Vedānta Samiti. This book...
Śrī Manaḥ-śikṣā – Inleiding

Śrī Manaḥ-śikṣā – Inleiding

Door de grondeloze genade van de lotusvoeten van mijn hoogst vererenswaardige Śrī Gurudeva, nitya-līlā-praviṣṭa oṁ viṣṇupāda aṣṭottara-śata Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Gosvāmī Mahārāja, wordt vandaag deze uitgave van Śrī Manaḥ-śikṣā van de hand van Śrī...
The specialities of the eight Mahā-dvādaśīs

The specialities of the eight Mahā-dvādaśīs

ekādaśī, janmāṣṭamī, vāmana-dvādaśī śrī-rāma-navamī, āra nṛsiṁha-caturdaśī “Ekādaśī, Janmāṣṭamī, Vāmana-dvādaśī, Rāma-navamī and Nṛsiṁha-caturdaśī — all these should be described.” Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta (Madhya-līlā 24.341) ei sabe viddhā-tyāga, aviddhā-karaṇa...
An Important Letter about Ekādaśī

An Important Letter about Ekādaśī

  The following is an excerpt from a letter, written by Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja dated July 11, 1993, published in Śrī Mādhava-tithi   Please accept my heartly blessings. All glories to Śrī  Śrī Guru and Gaurāṅga and Śrī Śrī Rādhā Vinoda-vihārī....
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