The holy name of Krishna is transcendentally blissful

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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; purnah—complete; suddhah—pure, without material contamination; nitya—eternal; muktah—liberated; abhinnatvat—due to not being different; nama—of the holy name; naminoh—and of the person who has the name. Translation “‘The holy name of Krishna is transcendentally blissful. It bestows all spiritual benedictions, for it is Krishna Himself, the … Read More

The auspicious system of smarana

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  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 smarana or kirtana of his Deity’s numerous names. All glories to the golden-complexioned Gaurahari, who has large lotus-like eyes and beautiful arms that hang down to His excellent knees. He continually dances in movements saturated with bhakti-rasa, and He possesses great transcendental power.   … Read More

Annada (or Aja) Ekadasi

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  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).” The Supreme Lord, Shri Krishna, then replied, “Oh King, hear me attentively. The name of this sin-removing, sacred Ekadasi is Aja. any person who fasts completely on this day and worships Hrishikesha, the master of the senses, becomes free of all reactions to his … Read More

Srila Prabhupada

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Srila Prabhupada was born Abhay Charan De on September 1st 1896 in Calcutta, India. His father was Gour Mohan De, a cloth merchant, and his mother was Rajani. His parents in accordance with Bengali tradition, employed an astrologer to calculate the child’s horoscope, and they were made jubilant by the auspicious reading. The astrologer made a specific prediction: When this child reaches the age of seventy, he would cross the ocean, become a great exponent of religion, and open 108 … Read More

Varie edizioni del Maha-bharata

Messaggio Nandanandana Das Haribolllll Manonatha. Quello che hai riassunto tu mi piace, anche se breve.
Non so se conosci quello tradotto da Gnoli, una vecchia pubblicazione anni sessanta in italiano antico. Molto bello, l’edizione più completa che conosco e anche decente.
Omaggi   Risposta Hare Krishna Nandanandana. Non conosco l’edizione di cui mi parli e quindi non posso dirne niente. Ma non credo che sia un’edizione completa, cioe’ di tutti i 100,000 e passa di versi. Di questo si parlava. Suppongo sia … Read More

Sri Krsna Janmastami

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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 whole world became perturbed, and the predominating deity of this earth, known as Bhumi, went to see Lord Brahma to tell of her calamities due to the demoniac kings. Bhumi assumed the shape of a cow and presented herself before Lord Brahma with tears … Read More

L’edizione migliore del Maha-bharata

  Hare Krishna caro Govinda. sono contento che Kadacha ti sia piaciuto. Per quanto riguarda il Maha-bharata mi perdonerai la presunzione pero’ la mia edizione in italiano e’ la migliore, perche’ tutti i fatti e persino le conversazioni sono state mantenute cosi’ come sono nell’originale, anche se per ragioni di spazio tutto riassunto. Non c’e’ nulla di decente in spagnolo.   Per quanto riguarda l’edizione completa, che vuole dire piu’ di 100.000 versi, esistono solo due edizioni in inglese, quella … Read More

Narada Muni’s desire to accelerate the descent of the Lord

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Pregunta The question is, could this action by Narada Muni not be seen as something selfish on the part of a Holy person just because he had the feeling and desire to accelerate the arrival of the Supreme Lord?   Respuesta Querido Bhakta Jomi Por favor reciba mis bendiciones. Todas las glorias sean para Srila Prabhupada.   The devotees always have a strong desire to see the Lord and watch Him performing pastimes. While in the material world wanting something … Read More

Don’t criticize and don’t glorify… ??

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Question Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur Prabhupada No one should criticize or glorify others’ natures or activities. Śrīmad Bhāgavatam confirms this instruction. The Caitanya-bhāgavata states, para carcakera gati nāhi kona kale: a critic never attains benefit. Critics go to hell. Instead of criticizing others, one should rectify himself. Could you explain why not glorify? As I had read, it is important to glorify Vaisnavas. Thank you.   Answer It has to be understood what is a criticism and what’s not. What’s … Read More

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Queridos devotos y amigos, Hare Krishna Kadacha Editions, nuestra tienda en línea (con la ambicion de ser una Academia de estudio), está lista. Puedes ir y visitarla. www.kadachaeditions.com En aproximadamente una semana se enviará el primer número del Boletín Kadacha a todos los que se hayan registrado. Allí encontrará todas las explicaciones para comprender lo que queremos hacer. Los primeros números también se colocarán en las redes sociales, pero la única garantía que tiene de recibirlo será con este registro. … Read More

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