The holy name of Krishna is transcendentally blissful

Caitanya Caritamrita, Madhya-lila 17. 133 nama cintamanih krishnas caitanya-rasa-vigrahah purnah suddho nitya-mukto ’bhinnatvan nama-naminoh Word-For-Word Meanings namah—the holy name; cintamanih—transcendentally blissful giver of all spiritual benedictions; krishnah—not different from Krishna; caitanya-rasa-vigrahah—the form of all transcendental mellows; … Read More

The auspicious system of smarana

  sadhako brahma-muhurte cotthaya nijeshta-namani smaret kirtayed va—- sa jayati visuddha-vikramah kanakabhah kamalayatekshanah vara-janu-lambi-sad-bhujo bahudha bhakti-rasabhinartakah The auspicious system of smarana is here being described: Arising from sleep during the brahma-muhurta, the sadhaka should either perform … Read More

Annada (or Aja) Ekadasi

  From the Brahma-vaivarta Purana. Sri Yudhisthira Maharaja said, “Oh Janardana, protector of all living entities, please tell me the name of the Ekadasi that occurs during the dark fortnight of the month of Bhadrapada (august-September).” … Read More

Sri Krsna Janmastami

CHAPTER ONE The Advent of Lord Krishna Once the world was overburdened by the unnecessary defense force of different kings, who were actually demons but were posing themselves as the royal order. At that time, the … Read More

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