Writings: Biographies

The Life & Example of Srimati Krsnamayi Devi

Jun 12 2019 - Krishna Talk 220
Despite so many good qualities and capabilities, she remained quiet and humble in the shadow of her guru. » more

Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Biography

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Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati was a highly influential preacher of Gaudiya Vaishnavism throughout India in the late 19th and early 20th Century. He was born as Bimala-prasad Dutta in the pilgrimage town of Jagannatha Puri, Orissa, India. His father was the Vaishnava scholar Sri Kedarnatha Dutta (also... » more

Srila B.R. Sridhar Maharaja - Biographical Sketch

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His Divine Grace Sri Srila Bhakti Rakshaka Sridhara Deva Goswami Maharaja, the founder of the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Matha, was born in India in 1895, in a respected Brahmana family of the Bhattacarya order, at Hapaniya, District Burdwan, West Bengal. » more

Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada - Biography

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His divine grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada was a rasika acarya, an expert in relishing the mellows of pure devotion as taught by Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Such capacity to relish hearing and chanting about Godhead’s transcendental name, form, attributes, and pastimes is uncommon. » more

Srila B.P. Puri Maharaja Biography

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We cannot describe the life of Srila Puri Goswami Maharaja without emphasizing his contribution to the spiritual movement in which he was so integrally involved. The depth of his accomplishments cannot be fathomed outside the context of Sri Gaudiya Math. With his fellow godbrothers, he shared an... » more

Sri Caitanya – His Life and Precepts

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was born in Mayapur in the town of Nadia, just after sunset on the evening of the 23rd Falgun, 1407 Advent of Sakabda answering to the 18th February, 1486 of the Christian era. The moon was eclipsed at the time of His birth and people of Nadia were then engaged, as usual on... » more

Prabhupada Saraswati Thakura

As we approach the millennium, practically all of the direct disciples of Srila Saraswati Thakura have gone to Krishna's abode to join in his divine pastimes. It is their combined devotion - sankirtana - to his holy lotus feet that is the source of all of our wealth and has manifested in the form... » more