Even Kṛṣṇa Accepted a Guru

Even Kṛṣṇa Accepted a Guru

  The following is an excerpt from Guru-devatātmā, 4th edition (January 2012), by Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja   Everywhere in Vedānta, in the Upaniṣads, and especially in Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, the sad-guru has been glorified. It is true that the holy...
Vasanta-pañcamī

Vasanta-pañcamī

Chapter 4 from the book, The Nectar  of Govinda-līlā, 4th edition (Second Printing), by Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja     Chapter Four Vasanta-pañcamī Vasanta-pañcamī is the first day of the vasanta, or spring, season. Vasanta-pañcamī and the spring...
About the Blue-eyed Saint

About the Blue-eyed Saint

Excerpt from the book Ācārya Kesarī Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Gosvāmī – His Life and Teachings, 2nd Edition by Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja   Once, when Śrīla Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Mahārāja was sitting with one of his godbrothers, Śrī...
The Rainbird

The Rainbird

Excerpt from Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja’s commentary on Śrī Dāmodarāṣṭakam, verse 6 Those in the line of Śrīman Mahāprabhu, and especially those who aspire for the type of divine love conceived by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī must have this same kind of...
The Transcendental Qualities of Parama-gurudeva

The Transcendental Qualities of Parama-gurudeva

Excerpt from a lecture given in Denpasar, Bali on February 25, 1997 by Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja (Editors’ input: Additional text from the book Ācārya Kesarī Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Gosvāmī – His Life and Teachings, 2nd Edition has been included...
Vasanta-pañcamī

Vasanta-pañcamī

  Het vierde hoofdstuk uit De Nectar van Govinda-līlā, 4e editie (2e verbeterde druk), door Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja   Hoofdstuk 4 Vasanta-pañcamī is de eerste dag van vasanta, de lente. Vasanta-pañcamī en de lente zijn beide van speciaal belang en...
This is the main reason for war and fighting

This is the main reason for war and fighting

An excerpt from an interview with Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja in Jammu, India, October 3, 2007 (Walking with a Saint – 2007)   Announcer: Listeners, today we are introducing you to the world-renowned preacher of kṛṣṇa-bhakti and kṛṣṇa-nāma, Śrīmad...
We have forgotten who we are

We have forgotten who we are

The following is an excerpt from Secrets of the Undiscovered Self by Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja   Long ago there lived a powerful sage named Aṣṭāvakra Ṛṣi. The sage was curved in eight parts of his body, and when he walked his movements were quite...
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