We should not take part in it

We should not take part in it

The following is a transcription of a private darśana given in Śrīla Gaura Govinda Svāmī Mahārāja’s hut after an initiation ceremony in Bhubaneswar, India, on 26 November, 1989, published in Ananda Sambada Newsletter Volume 4 Issue 1 February 2002   Devotee...
My Only Shelter

My Only Shelter

The following is an excerpt from a conversation between Śrīla Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Mahārāja and a church bishop, who was a famous philosopher and preacher of Christianity (Ācārya Kesarī Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Gosvāmī – His Life and Teachings, 2nd Edition...
Why can’t we all just get along?

Why can’t we all just get along?

The following is an excerpt from a conversation between Śrīla Bhakti Rakṣaka Śrīdhara Mahārāja and a devotee, in Navadvīpa, India on May 28, 1983 (www.rupanugabhajanashram.com/writings/krishna-talk-articles/swami-bv-giri/harmony-real-and-apparent/) [Śrīla Bhakti...
The influence of the moon on Ekādaśī

The influence of the moon on Ekādaśī

The following is an excerpt from the book, Encounters With Divinity by Śrīla Bhakti Rakṣaka Śrīdhar Mahārāja (www.gosai.com/writings/encounters-with-divinity)   Ekādaśī is considered to be the favourite day of Kṛṣṇa, and it is when devotees refrain from material...
Śrī Śrī Rādhā-Vinoda-bihārī tattvāṣṭakam

Śrī Śrī Rādhā-Vinoda-bihārī tattvāṣṭakam

Excerpt from the book Ācārya Kesarī Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Gosvāmī – His Life and Teachings, 2nd Edition by Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja   Śrī Śrī Rādhā-Vinoda-bihārījī are the presiding deities in Śrī Keśavajī Gauḍīya Maṭha. When They were...
The Appearance Day of Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu

The Appearance Day of Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu

The following is a transcription of a lecture delivered by Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja in Cessnock, Australia, on February 25, 2002   [Devotees sing the bhajana, ‘Nitāi guṇa-maṇi āmār’] Nitāi Guṇa Maṇi Locana dāsa Ṭhākura nitāi guṇa-maṇi āmār nitāi...
The Proper Mood for Deity Worship

The Proper Mood for Deity Worship

Chapter 11 from the book, Going Beyond Vaikuṇṭha, 4th edition by Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja   Upon hearing Gopa-kumāra’s question concerning arcana-pūjā, Nārada was overwhelmed with supreme happiness and immediately embraced him. Why did he embrace...
Aparādha-bhañjanapāṭa

Aparādha-bhañjanapāṭa

The following is an excerpt from Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja’s book Śrī Vraja-maṇḍala Parikramā   Govinda-kuṇḍa When Indra saw that the Vrajavāsīs had stopped worshipping him and were worshipping Govardhana instead, he became angry. Consequently,...
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