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...


Going to Vrindavana

Oct 4 2023 - Krishna Talk 247
Where is Vṛndāvana? Narottama Ṭhākura Mahāśaya says, viṣaya chāḍiya kabe śuddha ha’be mana, kabe hama herabo śrī vṛndāvana (When will my mind be purified losing the taste for material enjoyment? When will I roam freely in the land of Vṛndāvana?) What is Vṛndāvana proper? It is a stage of... » more

The Land of Absolute Reality

Oct 19 2022 - Krishna Talk 245
From an address given on 7th November 1966 at Sri Caitanya Sarasvata Matha, Navadvipa, India, on the occasion of the author’s appearance day, in the presence of revered Vaisnavas, including Srila Bhaktivedanta Svami Maharaja accompanied by disciples from USA, Srila Bhakti Kamala Madhusudhana... » more

The Transcendence of Exclusive Devotion

Oct 10 2022 - Krishna Talk 244
Morality stands upon only this conception — this is mine, this is yours. But all this is false. The deepest plane of Kṛṣṇa consciousness is moving and with it so many particles and so many jivas are dancing. And that dance is the absolute dance. Sarva dharmān parityajya mām ekaṁ śaraṇaṁ vraja. So... » more

Systematic Knowledge & Real Progress

Sep 25 2021 - Krishna Talk 236
Progress means to leave the former position, and go forward. But only the one who is hopeful of a bright future, should leave the former position and advance. Those of doubtful mentality, suspicious mentality, it is better for them to stick to the former position, which is their already... » more

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


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 - 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


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


Hearing, Assimilation & Knowledge

Jul 17 2023 - Video
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In this video Srila B.R. Sridhara Maharaja speaks about the necessity of connection with Infinite & Serving attitude, Understanding the general underlying principle of Bhakti, Hearing, Assimilation & Knowledge, and the Unique position of the Bhagavad Gita » more

Famine only of Krishna Consciousness

Mar 17 2023 - Video
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Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Dev Goswami Maharaja speaks about the subjective vision of Sri Murti, five types of manifestations of the supreme lord for the upliftment of the Jiva, famine of Krishna Consciousness, and Mahaprabhu's sankirtan movement feeding the real food of Krishna to the souls. » more

All Rights Reserved!

Jul 9 2022 - Video
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Śrīla Śridhara Mahārāja is asked how such a great ācārya as Madhva could make mistakes in relation to the position of the gopīs. He then explains how ultimately everything is the sweet will of Kṛṣṇa, and accordingly, even such personalities as Lakṣmī and Brahmā cannot comprehend Him if He so... » more