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

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

The Position of The Bhagavata Amongst Religious Scriptures

Aug 14 2015 - Krishna Talk 191
There are more than a thousand philosophies known as ‘dharma’ present in this world, but they are not of equal value. » 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 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

Books

Encounters With Divinity

Gosai Publishers presents Encounters With Divinity by Srila Sridhara Maharaja, the sequel to the popular book, Follow the Angels. Some of the subjects discussed in Encounters With Divinity include the history of the Gaudiya Matha, Sarasvati Thakura's preaching, sannyasa, varnasrama, Deity worship,... » more

Upadesamrta

Upadesamrta - Sridhar Maharaja Purports
This essential work by Srila Rupa Goswami is presented along with the deep realizations of Srila Sridhara Maharaja. Powerful reading for either the serious devotee or beginner. » more

Follow the Angels

Sridhara Maharaja speaks to his readers from the depth of his subjective experience of the Absolute Truth. The guidance we receive in Follow the Angels is indeed of incalculable value in the soul's march toward Eternity. Follow The Angels is divided into three chapters—The Krsna Conception, Follow... » more

Sri Guru and His Grace

"To err is human. To err is inevitable for all, being not perfect. Still, no one wants to remain imperfect. There is an element within all that is animate that tends towards perfection. If it were not so, we would feel no want at all. Our tendency towards perfection is certainly very weak and... » more

Divine Harmony (in Kannada) by Swami BR Sridhara Maharaja

Divine Harmony (in Kannada) by Swami BR Sridhara Maharaja
This short introductory book is from a selection of discourses by the eminent Vaisnava saint, Swami Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Deva Goswami. This small book forms an introduction to genuine spiritual life and practical living. » more

Prema Dhama Deva Stotram (in Kannada) by Swami BR Sridhara Maharaja

Prema Dhama Deva Stotram (in Kannada) by Swami BR Sridhara Maharaja
This beautiful Sanskrit poem composed by Swami Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Deva Goswami combines the pastimes of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu as well as His philosophy of Acintya-bhedabheda, the doctrine of simultaneous oneness and difference. » more

Divine Harmony (in Czech) by Swami BR Sridhara Maharaja

Duchovní harmonie, Swami B. R. Šrídhar
This short introductory book is from a selection of discourses by the eminent Vaisnava saint, Swami Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Deva Goswami. This small book forms an introduction to genuine spiritual life and practical living. » more

Divine Harmony

Divine Harmony
This short introductory book is from a selection of discourses by the eminent Vaisnava saint, Swami Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Deva Goswami. This small book forms an introduction to genuine spiritual life and practical living. » more

Sri Krishnanusandhan (Hindi)

Sri Krishnanusandhan (Hindi)
This is the Hindi edition of The Search For Sri Krishna, Reality the Beautiful. A penetrating look into the Center of the Infinite. Breaking through archaic misconceptions, Search for Sri Krishna, Reality the Beautiful, reveals the supreme divinity as beautiful, affectionate, loving, and very... » more

Audio

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

Video

Two Buddhas

Jul 13 2018 - Video
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In this informal talk, Srila Sridhara Maharaja explains the ontology of the two historical Buddhas. Filmed on 12th January 1983 at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Navadvipa. » more

The Gatekeeper

Jun 12 2018 - Video
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Srila Sridhara Maharaja speaks about how we should approach higher topics, and the unique position he was granted by Sarasvati Thakura. From a talk given on 18th February 1982, at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nabadwip, India. » more

Gadadhara Pandita

Apr 22 2018 - Video
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Srila Sridhara Maharaja describes the unique position of Gadadhara Pandita in Gaura-lila. » more