Some etiquettes on addressing devotees

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Excerpt of a private letter … About your use of the term “devotee”, like “el devoto Krishnadas” etc., it’s not an appropiate way to address devotees, although I know that in Puerto … Read More

Jagaddhatri Puja

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Jagaddhatri Puja is a festival is predominently observed in Bengal where they worship mother Durga in various forms at different times of the year. Mother Durga has hundreds of names according to her … Read More

Taravali, the Gopi

Taravali is one Gopi of Candravali’s group. Her name means “many stars”.   तारावली    f.       tArAvalI        multitude of stars     तारावली    f.       tArAvalI        row of tones     More on # Taravali in … Read More

There is no rasa in Brahmajyoti or Paramatma

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Even the impersonalist’s object of destination is Krsna as the impersonal jyoti, and the yogi’s destination of Paramatma is also Krsna. Krsna is both brahmajyoti and localized Paramatma, but in brahmajyoti or … Read More

Yuga Avataras

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From the Srimad-Bhagavatam SB 11.5.21, Translation: In Satya-yuga the Lord is white and four-armed, has matted locks and wears a garment of tree bark. He carries a black deerskin, a sacred thread, … Read More

Seva-kunja, Vrindavana

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  Seva-kunja, Vrindavana This place is also called Nikunjavana. It lies just near the temple of Sri Radha-Damodara, to the south-west. A painting of Srimati Radhika with Sri Krishna massaging Her feet … Read More

Raval

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Raval What is the meaning of Vraja? Vraj is the root word of vrajati which means “to go”, “to move” or “to wander”. The residents of this place were always moving and … Read More

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