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“In Vaisnavism that narrowness is not there …”

“In Vaisnavism that narrowness is not there …”

From an informal room conversation with Srila Gour Govinda Maharaja in Singapore on May 17, ‘95 Ananta das (now Tapasvi Maharaja): Srila Gurudeva, when we were in Malaysia .. we we’re meeting some disciples of Prabhupada … and many are taking shelter of Narayana...

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The Hare Krishna Explosion

The Hare Krishna Explosion

nama oḿ viṣṇu-pādāya kṛṣṇa-preṣṭhāya bhū-tale śrīmate bhaktivedānta-svāmin iti nāmine namas te sārasvate deve gaura-vāṇī-pracāriṇe nirviśeṣa-śūnyavādi-pāścātya-deśa-tāriṇe [dropcap style="font-size: 90px; color: #2d2d2d; font-family:...

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Srila Gour Govinda Swami’s Vyasa-puja offering to Srila Prabhupada

Srila Gour Govinda Swami’s Vyasa-puja offering to Srila Prabhupada

nama oḿ viṣṇu-pādāya kṛṣṇa-preṣṭhāya bhū-tale śrīmate bhaktivedānta-svāmin iti nāmine namas te sārasvate deve gaura-vāṇī-pracāriṇe nirviśeṣa-śūnyavādi-pāścātya-deśa-tāriṇe Srila Prabhupadaji Maharaja ki jaya! [dropcap style="font-size: 90px; color:...

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The 27 Vows of Brajabandhu

The 27 Vows of Brajabandhu

His Divine Grace Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja observed all these 27 vows in his daily gṛhastha life (before meeting his spiritual master Srila Prabhupada, and joining ISKCON). How many hours did you sleep? At what time did you get out of bed? How many malas of japa did...

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Gour Govinda Swami’s Ecstatic Symptoms by Lagudi Das

Gour Govinda Swami’s Ecstatic Symptoms
by Lagudi Das

A Q&A session with Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Vijñāna Bhāratī Gosvāmī Mahārāja in 2012. Video Courtesy Sri BV Nemi Mahārāja In 1979 His Holiness Gour Govinda Swami fell mysteriously ill in Mayapur Dham and was taken care by a god-brother Lagudi Das. This illness, Lagudi...

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“They May Smash Our Buildings, but Not Our Beliefs”

“They May Smash Our Buildings,
but Not Our Beliefs”

Press statement from ISKCON Bhubaneswar The worldwide disciples and followers of ISKCON Guru Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami are devastated by the demolishing of his samadhi building and ISKCON Founder Acharya Srila Prabhupada’s bhajan-kutir at the temple premises in...

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Only a Real Guru Takes One to the Eternal World

Only a Real Guru Takes One to the Eternal World

[July 23, 2018 is the auspicious appearance day of the Founder-Ācārya of Viśuddha Caitanya-vāṇī Pracāra Kendra, Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Vijñāna Bhāratī Gosvāmī Mahārāja, in Vṛndāvana, India. The following is a bhāva anuvāda of an address by Śrīla Mahārāja on the same tithi...

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You Should have a STRONG Faith

You Should have a STRONG Faith

Excerpt from a class delivered at the New Braj Festival 2005 by Srila Gurudeva Bhaktivedanta Narayana Goswami Maharaja तद्विद्धि प्रणिपातेन परिप्रश्नेन सेवया । उपदेक्ष्यन्ति ते ज्ञानं ज्ञानिनस्तत्त्वदर्शिनः ॥ ४.३४ ॥ tad viddhi praṇipātena paripraśnena sevayā...

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‘The Chanters of the Kirtan of Lord Hari’

‘The Chanters of the Kirtan of Lord Hari’

Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda तद्विद्धि प्रणिपातेन परिप्रश्नेन सेवया । उपदेक्ष्यन्ति ते ज्ञानं ज्ञानिनस्तत्त्वदर्शिनः ॥ ४.३४ ॥ tad viddhi praṇipātena paripraśnena sevayā upadekṣyanti te jñānaṁ jñāninas tattva-darśinaḥ [dropcap style="font-size:...

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“Make it a honey society…” [video]

“Make it a honey society…” [video]

Excerpt from a class on Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.5.9–11 by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda तद्विद्धि प्रणिपातेन परिप्रश्नेन सेवया । उपदेक्ष्यन्ति ते ज्ञानं ज्ञानिनस्तत्त्वदर्शिनः ॥ ४.३४ ॥ tad viddhi praṇipātena paripraśnena sevayā upadekṣyanti te...

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“If your heart is always crying for God, that is perfect religion.”

“If your heart is always crying for God, that is perfect religion.”

A lecture on Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 06.01.39 by Srila Prabhupada - Los Angeles, June 5, 1976 [... excerpt from 25 min] तद्विद्धि प्रणिपातेन परिप्रश्नेन सेवया । उपदेक्ष्यन्ति ते ज्ञानं ज्ञानिनस्तत्त्वदर्शिनः ॥ ४.३४ ॥ tad viddhi praṇipātena paripraśnena sevayā upadekṣyanti...

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Immunity to all kinds of offenses on the path of devotional service […]

Immunity to all kinds of offenses on the path of devotional service […]

Excerpt from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 2.8.7 purport by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda तद्विद्धि प्रणिपातेन परिप्रश्नेन सेवया । उपदेक्ष्यन्ति ते ज्ञानं ज्ञानिनस्तत्त्वदर्शिनः ॥ ४.३४ ॥ tad viddhi praṇipātena paripraśnena sevayā upadekṣyanti te jñānaṁ...

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“Yes, a spiritual master must have seen Krishna. Without seeing, he cannot be spiritual master.”

“Yes, a spiritual master must have seen Krishna. Without seeing, he cannot be spiritual master.”

Excerpt from a lecture on Bhagavad-gita 4.34-39 by Srila Prabhupada - Los Angeles, January 12, 1969 [... from 39:21 min onwards] तद्विद्धि प्रणिपातेन परिप्रश्नेन सेवया । उपदेक्ष्यन्ति ते ज्ञानं ज्ञानिनस्तत्त्वदर्शिनः ॥ ४.३४ ॥ tad viddhi praṇipātena paripraśnena sevayā...

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How to Bring Krishna’s Consciousness Back?

How to Bring Krishna’s Consciousness Back?

Sri Jagannath Mahabhava Prakash An evening lecture by Śrīla Gour Govinda Swami Mahārāja given on the 23rd June 1994, in Towaco, USA on the occasion of Śrī Jagannath's Snāna Yatra [ ... listen to the audio above or read the excerpt below ] gaudiya vaishnava education...

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Krishna’s Opulence In Sri Goloka Vrindavana

Krishna’s Opulence In Sri Goloka Vrindavana

gaudiya vaishnava education School of Bhakti Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja continues to glorify the process of bhajana as it is described in Sri Bhajana Rahasya [dropcap style="font-size: 90px; color: #2d2d2d; font-family:...

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My most worshipable Gurudeva

My most worshipable Gurudeva

  y most worshipable Gurudeva, Srila Prabhupada, did not see the faults in anyone; he was most compassionate. We who aspire to become the servants...

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Praying for this mood…

Praying for this mood…

  ur sole desire in life is to serve Gurupada-padma according to his desire. We should have no other aspiration even in our dreams. If in...

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Sri Raya Ramananda Samvada

Sri Raya Ramananda Samvada

All the news, updates, events and articles in your inbox facebook twitter Instagram Youtube A note from the editors: We’re pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 19 (“Filters,...

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The Intense Fire of Separation

The Intense Fire of Separation

The Intense Fire of Separation by Śrī Śrīmad Gour Govinda Swāmī Mahārāja "In this world, it is essential to maintain our life. Without this, we can't do our bhajana. But don't be worried about this." Śrīla Prabhupāda has written (Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 10.3.31, purport):...

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