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Srila Puri Maharaja Avirbhava

Oct 10 2002 - Audio
Govindaji Gardens
The real meaning of Rathayatra is the returning of Lord Jagannatha to Vrndavana. Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu spent the last 12 years of his life in Puri experiencing intense feelings of separation from Krsna (vipralambha). The great wealth of the maha-bhagavatas are their qualities. » more

Disappearance of Haridasa Thakura

Sep 20 2002 - Audio
Bangalore Ashram
Haridasa Thakura is the personification of devotion. First become a pure devotee then after some time we may experience what is love of Krsna, gradually as we undergo purification. When we satisfy Krsna with pure devotion then we will understand and experience what is prema. » more

Disappearance of Haridasa Thakura

Sep 20 2002 - Audio
Bangalore Ashram
Haridasa Thakura is the personification of devotion. First become a pure devotee then after some time we may experience what is love of Krsna, gradually as we undergo purification. When we satisfy Krsna with pure devotion then we will understand and experience what is prema. » more

Cc. Madhya Lila 19.151

Jul 28 2002 - Audio
Govindaji Gardens
Our wandering in maya from body to body is stopped when we find guru. There are different gradations of guru, but Krsna must be within. A pure devotee can never fall down, even from the spiritual world. In Goloka there are many Prabhupadas. To enter there we must be pure, so we can't take our... » more

Sambandha, Abhidheya and Prayojana

Jul 27 2002 - Audio
Govindaji Gardens
Sri Sanatana Goswami is the acarya of sambandha, the process of understanding our relationship with Lord Krsna. The soul is a unit of dedicated consciousness which must become fixed in making progress. Sri Rupa Goswami, the acarya of abhidheya, reveals how to execute devotional service. » more

Sambandha, Abhidheya and Prayojana

Jul 27 2002 - Audio
Govindaji Gardens
Sri Sanatana Goswami is the acarya of sambandha, the process of understanding our relationship with Lord Krsna. The soul is a unit of dedicated consciousness which must become fixed in making progress. Sri Rupa Goswami, the acarya of abhidheya, reveals how to execute devotional service. » more

Cc. Madhya Lila 16.252-264

May 15 2002 - Audio
Vermont Ashram
The qualifications of a pure devotee. Humility is the crown jewel of a Vaisnava — it attracts Krsna. Our sincerity will save us, so let it be our guide. Don't be a self deceiver and forget why we have come to the path of devotional service. » more

Cc. Madhya Lila 16.252-264

May 15 2002 - Audio
Vermont Ashram
The qualifications of a pure devotee. Humility is the crown jewel of a Vaisnava — it attracts Krsna. Our sincerity will save us, so let it be our guide. Don't be a self deceiver and forget why we have come to the path of devotional service. » more

What is wrong with that mantra?

Date Unknown - Audio
Govindaji Gardens
Nitai-Gaura Radhe-Syama, japa... Their idea is that Srimati Radharani is Lord Nityananda. The improper conception of a mantra brings a bad taste. According to ones' conception, the mantra will take you in that direction. If we have no conception of what we are doing or what is our goal we will not... » more

What is wrong with that mantra?

Date Unknown - Audio
Govindaji Gardens
Nitai-Gaura Radhe-Syama, japa... Their idea is that Srimati Radharani is Lord Nityananda. The improper conception of a mantra brings a bad taste. According to ones' conception, the mantra will take you in that direction. If we have no conception of what we are doing or what is our goal we will not... » more

Bhag. 1.2.5 — What is the Goal

Nov 19 2001 - Audio
Vermont Ashram
This material world is not created as a place of enjoyment. Engaging in devotional service while maintaining impurities is not pleasing to Krsna. All that we do is simply to awaken a feeling of prema within our heart. » more

Bhag. 1.2.5 — What is the Goal

Nov 19 2001 - Audio
Vermont Ashram
This material world is not created as a place of enjoyment. Engaging in devotional service while maintaining impurities is not pleasing to Krsna. All that we do is simply to awaken a feeling of prema within our heart. » more

Class from Follow the Angels

Mar 21 2001 - Audio
Govindaji Gardens
From adau sraddha to prema, faith guides us to saranagati (surrender). We must recognize our own self-deception before we can really surrender to Krsna. Our independence spoils the mood of surrender. » more

Class from Follow the Angels

Mar 21 2001 - Audio
Govindaji Gardens
From adau sraddha to prema, faith guides us to saranagati (surrender). We must recognize our own self-deception before we can really surrender to Krsna. Our independence spoils the mood of surrender. » more

Gaura Purnima

Mar 9 2001 - Audio
Govindaji Gardens
The hidden avatara of Kali-yuga (Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu) appears as a devotee to fulfill two purposes. The first purpose is to spread nama-sankritana. Mahaprabhu: Maha means mahabhava (Radharani) and prabhu means Krsna. » more

Gaura Purnima

Mar 9 2001 - Audio
Govindaji Gardens
The hidden avatara of Kali-yuga (Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu) appears as a devotee to fulfill two purposes. The first purpose is to spread nama-sankritana. Mahaprabhu: Maha means mahabhava (Radharani) and prabhu means Krsna. » more

Bhaktisiddhanta vani

Date Unknown - Audio
"Pujala raga-patha gaurava bhange — That is Bhaktisiddhanta vani — the real existence of Bhaktisiddhanta is there." — Srila Sridhara Maharaja. » more

Origin of the Jiva

Date Unknown - Audio
An excerpt from a talk by Srila Sridhar Maharaja » more

Meeting of Srila Prabhupada and Srila Sridhara Maharaja

Mar 17 1973 - Audio
This is the room conversation audio recording of the first two paragraphs that are missing from BBT Folio transcription. » more