Vira Devi, the Gopi of the meetings, and the village of Sanket

Vira Devi is a little known Gopi but plays an important role in Radha Krishna’s pastimes. She lives in Yavata, the same town of Radharani’s during her years as a married woman, and became very good friend with Jatila, Radharani’s mother-in-law. befriend Jatila. Vira Devi is worshipful and famous in Vraja-mandala, and … Read More

Vrinda Devi and a hint on Vrinda Kunda

Another name of Tulasi is Vrinda-devi (one who awards residence in Vrindavana). Srila Narottama dasa Thakura says: krpa kori koro tare vrindavana vasi, ”Dear Tulasi, please bestow your mercy upon me, so that I may forever reside in Vrindavana.”   Pastime The Vrindavana forest is named after Vrinda-devi, who performed penances here … Read More

Nityananda Prabhu

Some nectar about Lord Nityananda in brief: Lord Nityananda is the eternal associate of Caitanya Mahaprabhu, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Rarely is the name Nimai (Caitanya Mahaprabhu) taken without that of Nitai (Lord Nityananda). Mahaprabhu cannot be approached or understood without the mercy of Nityananda Prabhu, who is the cardinal guru … Read More

What is your opinion on this video? Is Gurvastakam only for Prabhupada?

Question Hare Krishna prabhu! Please accept my humble obeisances! All glories to Srila Prabhupada! What is your opinion on this video?   Answer The main issues are: Is the Gurvastakam (the samsara davanala song) intended for Srila Prabhupada? Is it only for him? Could disciples of other gurus meditate on their own … Read More

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