Writings by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura

Sri Gaura ki Vastu? (Who is Sri Gaura?)

Mar 4 2015 - Krishna Talk 189
The consciousness of a jiva, drowned by the filth of Mayavada, cannot pervert Gaura's name, quality or activities... » 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

Grha-Pravesa – Entering a New House

May 19 2012 - Krishna Talk 141
Grha-pravesa should only be performed by the devotees – non-devotees should not perform it! » 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

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

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

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

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

Tridandi

Aug 31 2009 - Krishna Talk 87
To conquer the urge of the tongue and genitals is called dhrti. Those who have become tridandis have conquered their body, mind and words. News found in periodicals is full of mundane talks. It is impossible for tridandis to read such newspapers that report topics of the illusory world (maya-katha... » more

The Vedanta

Date Unknown - Article
I stand before you as a teller. I am going to tell you now a few words more on the Vedanta and especially its ontological aspect, morphology being a former changeable part of the same. My telling craves a reciprocity of your listening to my sound through your aural reception. Sound is the main... » more

The Treasure of Bhakti

Date Unknown - Article
Obeisance to the most Magnanimous, the Giver of the Love of Krsna, the Own Self of Krsna, the Lord bearing the Name Krsna-Caitanya and possessed of the Form of golden hue! I submit myself to Sri Krsna-Caitanya, that merciful Person of wonderful deeds Who by the nectar of the treasure of His... » more

Assuming Responsibility of Being Guru

Date Unknown - Article
We have taken upon ourselves the responsibility of welcoming this grave charge. All the audience have accepted ordinary seats, I alone have been provided with a lofty seat. All are being told in effect - "Do have a look at a big animal from the Zoo-gardens. What arrogance! So foolish! So wicked!... » 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

The Forgetfulness of The Humanists

Sep 18 1934 - Article
The Fountainhead of all eternal and temporal manifestations is confined in Sri Krsna alone. The non-absolute phases are emanations from a particular potency whose analytical distributions are known as gunas or qualities. In the factor of time, they are branched as past, present and future and... » more