I feel lonely

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  Dear Bhakta ***, Please receive my blessings. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. In the spiritual world Krishna is never alone, and when we find a moment when He is without any … Read More

Bhisma Pancaka

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BHISMA PANCAKA INTRODUCTION “The last five days of Kartika month are known as Bhisma-Panacaka. Grandfather Bhisma fasted for these five days, preparing to give up his life. However one observes Kartika-vrata, he … Read More

Madana Mohana Deities (Vrindavana)

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History of the Deities   “After Lord Sri Krishna left this world, Maharaj Yudhishthira, unable to bear the separation from the Lord, also decided to leave the world. Before leaving, he coroneted … Read More

The twenty-six qualities of a devotee

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  Śrī Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja, the author of Caitanya-caritāmṛta, says that all good qualities become manifest in the body of a Vaiṣṇava and that only by the presence of these good qualities can … Read More

Nimbarkacarya

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Nimbarkacarya – Acarya Sri Nimbaditya by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur Prabhupada   In ancient times there was a city named Vaidurya Pattna in the country of Tailanga Desh [probably the modern Indian … Read More

The glories of the Bhagavad-gita

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Bhagavad-gita is a transcendental literature which one should read very carefully. Gita-sastram idam punyam yah pathet prayatah puman: if one properly follows the instructions of Bhagavad-gita, one can be freed from all … Read More

The ocean of the material world (would be) like the water contained in a calf’s hoof-print

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  Srimad-Bhagavatam 10.14.58   TEXT 58 samāśritā ye pada-pallava-plavaṁ mahat-padaṁ puṇya-yaśo murāreḥ bhavāmbudhir vatsa-padaṁ paraṁ padaṁ padaṁ padaṁ yad vipadāṁ na teṣām   SYNONYMS samāśritāḥ—having taken shelter; ye—those who; pada—of the feet; … Read More

Love for Krishna is not artificial

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His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada   In Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu. Srila Rupa Goswami is not teaching in the beginning the loving affairs of Radha- Krishna. No. He’s first of all training … Read More

Srila Prabhupada on breaking Ekadasi

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From TD Vol 1 January 13, 1976 – Calcutta Because it was Ekadasi we skipped breakfast and fasted until noon. But at lunchtime the devotees inadvertently broke the Ekadasi vow because the … Read More

Sanatana Gosvami too old to do parikrama

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One day while Sanatana Goswami was moving along on the parikrama path, as he passed Kusuma Sarovar, Krsna suddenly appeared from the bushes and asked Sanatana why he was taking so much … Read More

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