Swami B.R. Sridhara Videos

The Nature of Sri Caitanya

Mar 26 2021 - Video
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In this talk from February 22nd 1982, Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja explains why Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu gave the highest prema to the lowest persons. He also describes the magnanimity of the Pañca Tattva which helps the fallen jīvas advance in this age. » more

The Hidden Avatara

Mar 23 2021 - Video
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Srila B.R. Sridhara Maharaja speaks about the hidden avatara of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and also explains the two fold reason for His appearance as indicated in the verses of Srimad Bhagavatam. » more

The Rasa of Śrīla Prabhupāda

Mar 18 2021 - Video
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In this video, Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja is asked about the rasa of Śrīla Kṛṣṇa Dāsa Bābājī Mahārāja, and then goes on to discuss his realisations on the rasa of Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedāṇta Swami Prabhupāda. Filmed at Sri Caitanya Saraswat Math, Navadvīpa, West Bengal, on May 16th 1983. » more

Wholesale Surrender and the Cheating Process

Feb 7 2021 - Video
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Srila Sridhara Maharaja explains about the five places where Pariksit Maharaja allowed the personality of Kali to reside, and encourages us avoid these cheating processes and to live simply, plainly, and truthfully in wholesale surrender to the Lord. » more

Die to Live!

Jan 29 2021 - Video
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From a talk on February 15th 1982 in Śrī Caitanya Sāraswata Maṭha. Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja talks about the saying "Die to Live" from the German philosopher Hegel and explains it's meaning in the Vaiṣṇava context. » more

The Sannyasa Lila of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu — Srila B.R. Sridhara Maharaja

Jan 14 2021 - Video
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Srila B.R. Sridhara Dev Goswami Maharaja speaks on the topic of the sannyasa lila of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. This lecture was recorded on 14th January 1983, Makara Sankranti Day, at Sri Chaitanya Saraswata Matha, Navadwip, West Bengal. » more

Bhaktivinoda Viraha Dasakam — Explained by Srila Sridhara Maharaja

Jan 7 2021 - Video
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Srila Sridhar Maharaja discusses (in Bengali) his composition on Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura, called "Bhaktivinoda Viraha Dasakam" with Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Navadwip, on 27th June 1973. » more

The Divinity of Mahaprabhu

Jan 6 2021 - Video
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From a talk on January 12th 1983 in Śrī Caitanya Sāraswata Maṭha. Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja talks about Viṣṇupriya’s Deity of Mahāprabhu and how the worship had to go underground due to protests from the local brāhmaṇa community that they were worshipping an ordinary man as God. Totarāma Dāsa Bābājī... » more

Lost in Eternity

Nov 28 2020 - Video
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From a talk given on February 21st, 1982 at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Navadvipa. Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja explains our fundamental position in connection with the subjective world. He describes the various ways we can misidentify ourselves with the material body, mind and knowledge. He warns... » more

What is real humility?

Sep 27 2020 - Video
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From a talk given on January 2nd, 1983 at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Navadvipa. Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja is asked the question "How do we develop sincere humility?" He explains the difference between real Vaiṣṇava humility and false humility without purpose. He warns that hypocrisy should not be... » more

Knowledge means doubt!

Aug 3 2020 - Video
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From a talk given on March 4th, 1982 at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Navadvipa. Here Srila Sridhara Maharaja explains that our substantial connection is with sraddha (faith). Knowledge on it’s own lands us in the realm of doubt, suspicion and fear - where one can be suspened in inaction from fear... » more

Rasikananda's Mystic Powers

Jun 5 2020 - Video
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Here Srila Sridhara Maharaja explains how yogic siddhis only wait for the order of a vaishnava who actually has no care for such things. From a talk given on February 22nd, 1982 at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Navadvipa. » more

Bhagavatam as the Highest Evidence

May 20 2020 - Video
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Here Srila Sridhara Maharaja explains how Bhagavatam is the highest in that it gives us real satisfaction in our inquiry about the Supreme Lord. From a talk given on April 1st, 1983 at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Navadvipa. » more

Surviving at the Cost of Others

May 16 2020 - Video
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In this talk, Srila Sridhara Maharaja explains how surviving at the cost of others is the distorted nature of this world and needs to be reversed. From a talk given, at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Navadvipa 1983. » more

Free Will

May 7 2020 - Video
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In this talk, Srila Sridhara Maharaja explains free will is the cause of our condition in the material world. From a talk given on April 29th, 1983, at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Navadvipa. » more

Strength Through Association

Apr 25 2020 - Video
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In this talk, Srila Sridhara Maharaja explains how sadhu sanga is necessary to avoid falling back into bad habits. From a talk given on February 25th, 1982 at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Navadvipa. » more

The Origin of Fear

Apr 19 2020 - Video
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In this talk, Srila Sridhara Maharaja explains how fear arises due to disharmony with the Supreme. From a talk given on February 25th, 1982 at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Navadvipa. » more

The Plane of the Soul

Nov 26 2018 - Video
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In this talk, Srila Sridhara Maharaja explains the gradual process of coming to the stage of understanding our eternal position as atma (spirit soul). » more

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