Srila B.R. Sridhar Maharaja

devam divya-tanum suchanda-vadanam-balarka-celancitam
sandrananda-puram sad-eka-varanam vairagya-vidyambudhim
sri-siddhanta-nidhim subhakti-lasitam sarasvatanam varam
vande tam subhadam mad-eka-saranam nyasisvaram sridharam

I fall at the feet of Srila Sridhara-Deva, who with charming expression sings his songs of sweet nectar. Dressed with fine garments like sun newly-risen, he's the true saint the devotees have chosen. His detachment and knowledge are just like an ocean, the treasure-house of complete, perfect conclusion. Radiant in pastimes of loving devotion, the abode of pure ecstasy, bestower of good fortune; foremost true follower of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta, foremost great general of the whole renounced order, my lord and my master, my only shelter, I worship his feet, Srila Sridhara-Deva

His Divine Grace Sri Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Deva Goswami Maharaja, the founder of the Sri Caitanya Sarasvata Matha, was born in India in 1895, in a respected Brahmana family of the Bhattacarya order, at Hapaniya, District Burdwan, West Bengal. He received his education at Baharamapur University.

Having taken his pious birth in Sri Gauda-mandala, the holy lands where Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu exhibited His divine pastimes on this earth, Srila Sridhara Maharaja, from his very childhood, had a natural affinity for the mission of Sri Caitanya Sankirtana...

Articles

Narasingha Caturdasi

May 2 2015 - Krishna Talk 190
We are devotees, or rather we want to be devotees, so our great need is for the grace of Nrsimhadeva, » more

Sri Nityananda Dvadasakam (Twelve Prayers in Praise of Lord Nityananda)

Feb 1 2015 - Krishna Talk 188
On the occasion of Nityananda Trayodasi, we present twelve prayers glorifying Lord Nityananda, composed by Srila Sridhara Maharaja. » more

The Highest Attainment and Present Adjustment

Jul 26 2014 - Krishna Talk 184
Maximum happiness is of course the goal of life. But people are seen to strive after different objects for the same. » more

Srimad Bhaktivinoda-viraha-dasakam

Jun 26 2014 - Krishna Talk 182
On the eve of Srila Thakura Bhaktivinoda's disappearance, we present 'Sri Bhaktivinoda Viraha-Dvadasakam'. » more

Agun Jalbe

Mar 15 2014 - Krishna Talk 179
Even if you have not become a perfected sadhaka, you should still preach about the Holy Name of Krsna. » more

Oh Baba! Bolacche-re!

Oct 25 2013 - Krishna Talk 170
The following article was written by Srila Sridhara Maharaja for the Gaudiya Matha’s Dainika Nadiya Prakasa on April 18th, 1928. » more

Problems and Solutions

Oct 3 2013 - Krishna Talk 167
Reject any material form! You are a member of the spiritual sky. That which you are thinking is nectar –that is actually poison. » more

The Appearance of Srila Gadadhara Pandita

May 8 2013 - Krishna Talk 160
Srila B.R. Sridhara Deva Gosvami Maharaja discusses the unique position of Srila Gadadhara Pandita. » more

The 'Vrndavana Express' and the ‘Navadvipa Special’

Mar 24 2013 - Krishna Talk 157
Why is Vrndavana superior to every stage of life and why is Navadvipa also considered as such? » more

Our Prospect is Through Gaura-Lila

Mar 22 2013 - Krishna Talk 156
Gaura-lila is more useful because our prospect is there. Through Mahaprabhu we have entrance into the other aspect of His lila. » more

Audio

Origin of the Jiva

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

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

Video

Ujjvala Nilamani

Oct 30 2010 - Video
Govindaji Gardens
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In this lecture, filmed on 18th February 1982 at Sri Caitanya Saraswat Math, Navadvipa, West Bengal, Srila B.R. Sridhara Deva Gosvami speaks about the mood of his Guru Maharaja, Srila Sarasvati Thakura, in relation to reading books such as Ujjvala-nilamani etc. » more

Darshan

Jul 31 2010 - Video
Govindaji Gardens
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Darshan with Srila B.R. Sridhara Deva Gosvami. Filmed on 10th March 1987 at Sri Caitanya Saraswat Math, Navadvipa. » more

A Short Biography of Srila Sridhara Maharaja

Jul 13 2010 - Video
Govindaji Gardens
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A short biography of HDG Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Deva Gosvami Maharaja. » more