Krishna Talk

What is an Asrama?

Jan 1 2012 - Krishna Talk 136
An asrama is not a place for that ass of a man who thinks that if God exists then He is only meant to supply the material necessities of society. » more

Srila Sarasvati Thakura’s Disappearance Day

Dec 14 2011 - Krishna Talk 135
The following is a lecture by Srila Narasingha Maharaja on the disappearance day of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura. » more

Ekalavya and Arjuna

Nov 23 2011 - Krishna Talk 134
The aspiration to become greater than the Vaisnavas is not devotion – it is anti-devotional. » more

Glorification of Srila Sridhara Maharaja

Oct 21 2011 - Krishna Talk 133
The following lecture was given by Srila Narasingha Maharaja on Srila Sridhara Maharaja’s appearance day in Vrndavana, 1993. » more

Prakrta Rasa Sata Dusani Part 5

Oct 5 2011 - Krishna Talk 132
The fifth and final installment of Prakrta-rasa Sata-dusani. » more

Sri Radhastami

Sep 3 2011 - Krishna Talk 131
The following discourse was spoken by Srila Sarasvati Thakura on Radhastami, September 19th, 1931 » more

Sri Krsna Janmastami

Aug 19 2011 - Krishna Talk 130
Janmastami, the appearance day of Lord Krsna, is the eighth lunar day after the full moon. » more

Prakrta Rasa Sata Dusani Part 4

Aug 10 2011 - Krishna Talk 129
The fourth installment of Prakrta-rasa Sata-dusani. » more

Prakrta Rasa Sata Dusani Part 3

Jul 30 2011 - Krishna Talk 128
The third installment of Prakrta-rasa Sata-dusani. » more

Makara — Myth or Fact? Dinosaurs in Srimad Bhagavatam

Jul 10 2011 - Krishna Talk 127
Is the Makara a mythical creature or was it actually real? » more

Prakrta Rasa Sata Dusani Part 2

Jul 4 2011 - Krishna Talk 126
The second installment of Prakrta-rasa Sata-dusani. » more

Prakrta Rasa Sata Dusani Part 1

Jun 22 2011 - Krishna Talk 125
This publication, Prakrta-rasa Sata-dusani by Srila Sarasvati Thakura with the Anuvrtti of Swami B.G. Narasingha is being presented in five parts. » more

Sri Sri Gaurasundara Avirbhava Vasare

Mar 18 2011 - Krishna Talk 124
This Bengali bhajana was composed by His Divine Grace Srila Sridhara Deva Gosvami Maharaja commemorating the divine appearance of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. » more

Everything is by Mahaprabhu’s Grace

Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu
Mar 16 2011 - Krishna Talk 123
This appearance day of Mahaprabhu is a good day to remember that everything comes by His grace. We should sincerely pray for His grace. » more

Crows and Eagles

Mar 2 2011 - Krishna Talk 122
Even though perched on the pinnacle of a palace, can a crow become Garuda? » more

The Magnanimous Nature of Nityananda Prabhu

Feb 16 2011 - Krishna Talk 121
Nityananda Prabhu took His birth in the district of Birbhum on the Western side of Katwa, north west of Ekacakra, » more

Makara Sankranti

Jan 15 2011 - Krishna Talk 120
On this day, early in the morning, Mahaprabhu crossed the river by swimming at three o’clock or so, and ran towards Katwa. » more

The Highest Ideal

Jan 8 2011 - Krishna Talk 119
In our present condition the tendency to improve spiritually is laudable, but we should scrupulously cultivate only those qualities that are beneficial for our spiritual health. » more

Harmony – Real and Apparent

Dec 23 2010 - Krishna Talk 118
Many philosophical misconceptions have become deep-rooted and widespread within some of the branches of our very own parampara. » more

A Thousand-Percent Difference

Dec 9 2010 - Krishna Talk 117
Sripada Narasingha Maharaja once mentioned that everything that Srila Sridhara Deva Gosvami Maharaja spoke was like a sutra. There was so much essential substance in each word. » more

Vikriditam Vraja Vadhubhir...

Nov 25 2010 - Krishna Talk 116
if we are only eager to hear about the rasa-lila for the sake of listening without discretion then we will fall into a state of severe illusion. » more

Dasa Gosvami and the Unique Position of Govardhana

Nov 6 2010 - Krishna Talk 115
Raghunatha Dasa realized that when Mahaprabhu gave him the Govardhana-sila He was telling him that his eternal place of residence was at Govardhana and that his service should be performed at Radha-kunda. » more

Srila Sridhara Maharaja and the Gem of All Conceptions

Oct 29 2010 - Krishna Talk 114
The following is a transcript of a class given by Srila Narasingha Maharaja on Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Deva Gosvami Maharaja’s appearance day in Vrndavana at Sri Sri Radha-Damodara Temple on 12th October 2009 » more

Mahaprabhu's Mudra

Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu
Oct 19 2010 - Krishna Talk 113
If one approaches the Sri Murti of Sri Sri Gaura-Gadadhara one can see the right hand of Sriman Mahaprabhu in the specific pose (mudra) of nija-bhajana-mudram upadisam – instructing the mellows of His own pure devotional service. » more

Guru is One

Oct 2 2010 - Krishna Talk 112
The meaning of the phrase, ‘Guru is one’ is derived from the Sanskrit statement akhanda-guru-tattva. This means the undivided (akhanda) principle of the guru-tattva. This undivided guru-tattva manifests in three aspects, namely caitya-guru, diksa-guru, and siksa-guru respectively. » more

Sri Lalita-devi and Srimati Radharani

Sep 14 2010 - Krishna Talk 111
We can participate if we simply remove all our selfishness, crookedness, and jealous temperament. Then we will be considered fit to connect with that most fundamental wave of Absolute sweetness. This is the background of Radha-Govinda lila. » more

Heresy, Inquisition, Jihad, Fatwa and the Hare Krsnas

Jul 19 2010 - Krishna Talk 110
What do heresy, the Inquisition, jihad and fatwa have in common with some Hare Krsnas? » more

Sriya Suka

Jul 11 2010 - Krishna Talk 109
If you have been attending extensive hari-katha in recent years then you may have heard or read the story of Radha’s parrot generally known as Sriya Suka. » more

The Role of Sri Guru in the Gaudiya Sampradaya

Mar 3 2010 - Krishna Talk 107
It is said in the revealed scriptures that to understand the very meaning of religion, self-realization and to know God, one has to approach a bona-fide spiritual master through the proper process. A guru or acarya heads a certain sampradaya and brings down the knowledge of the revealed scriptures... » more

Faith confirms the Absolute

Feb 6 2010 - Krishna Talk 106
In his illumination on the eighth verse of Sri Upadesamrta, Srila Sridhara Maharaja discusses faith in relation to what faith is and what it is not. This is the Vedic process of learning. When you learn about something you must also understand what it is not. Take gold for example – when you learn... » more