Writings: Conversations

Sri Govardhana Puja

Nov 11 2015 - Krishna Talk 192
One may say, “This cannot be relied upon.” Come with trust! He is the controller of everything. In other cases also He showed miracles to Brahma and others who opposed. He is the Master of miracles. » more

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 Sri Sarasvati Samlapa (A Discourse With Sarasvati Thakura)

Oct 2 2014 - Krishna Talk 186
If we remain apathetic to the teachings of Sri Caitanya, then we will enthrone Satan as a devotee of Caitanya or even as Caitanya Himself. » more

Sri Guru Tattva and the Secret of Diksa (Part 3)

Feb 20 2014 - Krishna Talk 178
If one wants to attain real pleasure by removing displeasure, then the mind is to be destroyed. » more

Sri Guru-Tattva and the Secret of Diksa (Part 2)

Feb 10 2014 - Krishna Talk 177
Maintaining a mundane mentality and the mentality of being a guru, results in a mentality that leads us to hell. » more

Sri Guru-Tattva and the Secret of Diksa (Part 1)

Jan 29 2014 - Krishna Talk 176
One will never attain the mercy of Krsna if he tries to gratify and serve his wife, friend, servant etc. instead of Krsna. » more

The Post of Guru

Sep 28 2013 - Krishna Talk 166
It is not objective but subjective. The knowledge of the position of the guru descends from above. » 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

The Insanity of Inquiry

Dec 13 2012 - Krishna Talk 152
In this darsana Svarupa Damodara Maharaja and Narasingha Maharaja ask Srila Sridhara Maharaja to clarify how the jiva first comes to exist in the material world and how the jiva receives his first material body.   » more

Deviations of the Acarya

Oct 5 2012 - Krishna Talk 148
Previously, he expressed his advice by quoting the words of his own guru – that is gradually becoming absent in him... » 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

Fools Rush In Where Angels Fear to Tread

Jul 3 2006 - Krishna Talk 60
"Guru Maharaja, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, preached exclusively this Madhurya-rasa, but with great precaution. What is not that thing, he used perhaps 90% of his energy to point out the negative side - "This is not Madhurya-rasa" - and clear away the negative side. He had to spare, in... » more

Conversations on Om

Date Unknown - Article
The letter 'A' denotes Balaram , the son of Rohini, who is the substratum of the entire universe, who is the supersoul of the universe. The letter 'M' denotes Anirudha, who is the supersoul of each individual being in the universe. And the 'dot' above the 'M' denotes Sri Krishna, the fountain head... » more

Ritvik Defeated

Date Unknown - Article
If all of you have been following his teachings for 25-30 years and you are not qualified, then why should I follow his teachings? It must mean that his teachings have no potency. That is what the ritviks are actually saying. » more

Conversations on Madhavendra Puri

Date Unknown - Article
Study, learning, discourse on philosophy so many things are possible prior to initiation (diksha), but unless one gets this ashraya one does not gain admission to the descending flow of bhakti-rasa. » more

Two Official Meetings of Srila Sridhara Maharaja with the ISKCON GBC - March 1978

Mar 1 1978 - Article
The gurudeva is mentioned in the sastra with an example. The sisya is like a lotus, and the gurudeva like the water around, just as in a pond or in a lake, gurudevas position is like water and Krsna is like the sun. As long as the lotus is floating on the water, the sun will give life to the lotus... » more

Srila Sridhara Maharaja and Srila Prabhupada Room Conversation - March 1977

Mar 1 1977 - Article
Srila Prabhupada: I want to take you everywhere. At least at the place we have in Mayapura, people are coming from all over the world. Why don't you come and stay there? What is your objection to staying in Mayapura? If you just agree, then whatever kind of building you want, I will arrange it for... » more

Srila Prabhupada and Srila Sridhara Maharaja - Room Conversation Transcript - March 17, 1973

Mar 17 1973 - Article
Srila Sridhara Maharaja: Hare Krsna, Hare Krsna. So, our Swami Maharaja has done a miracle! (Laughingly) He has done a miracle. What Bhaktivinoda conceived and [Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati] Prabhupada tried according to his conception to translate into action -- we find that through Swami... » more

The Correct Angle of Vision

Jun 13 1935 - Article
This is a reproduction of a conversation with Major Rana N. J. Bahadur at Armadale, Darjeeling on June 14th, 1935. It was originally published in The Harmonist (Vol. XXXI, No.21) on the 27th of June, 1935. » more