Writings: Guru-tattva

Big Fish in a Small Pond

Jun 16 2018 - Krishna Talk 213
If Srila Tirtha Maharaja had actually accepted our Guru Maharaja’s request back in 1965, then there would be no ISKCON! » more

My Diksa & Siksa-Gurus

Jun 13 2018 - Krishna Talk 212
I received hari-nama from Srila B.P. Puri Maharaja, gayatri from Srila B.R. Sridhara Maharaja and sannyasa from Srila Prabhupada » more

Guru-padasraya

Jun 10 2018 - Krishna Talk 211
“Who am I serving? Under who's asraya am I reading and hearing hari-katha?” Reading sastra without asraya of our guru is knowledge-seeking » more

Diksa & Siksa

Jun 7 2018 - Krishna Talk 209
There are probably 100 initiating gurus in the Hare Krsna movement, but a vast majority of them are simply institutional gurus » more

Instructing the Guru

Apr 7 2018 - Krishna Talk 207
How are we to understand that a disciple appears to be instructing her guru? » more

A Second Letter – From Disciple to Guru

Apr 5 2018 - Krishna Talk 206
We present another recent letter from a Vaisnavi who has also written to an ISCON guru about the inspiration that she has felt reading the words of Srila Sridhara Maharaja. » more

A Letter – From Disciple to Guru

Apr 3 2018 - Krishna Talk 205
The following is a letter written by a disciple to her guru in ISCON regarding Srila Sridhara Maharaja. » more

Change, Change, Change!

Apr 2 2018 - Krishna Talk 204
It seems that the conditioned souls of this world are infected with the disease of ‘change’ – addicted to changing everything—change, change, change! » more

The Attainment of the Dust of Vraja

Oct 21 2017 - Krishna Talk 199
At first, he went to New York City via Boston and started preaching the holy name with the accompaniment of mrdanga at Tompkins Square Park. Slowly, good people became attracted to his mission in large numbers. » more

The Disappearance of Srila Sridhara Maharaja

Jul 22 2017 - Krishna Talk 198
Today we are also immersed in an ocean of sorrow after losing one of the most worshippable associates of Prabhupada. His position cannot be filled in any way. » more

Srila Prabhupada Lila-Smarana-Mangala-Stotram

Nov 18 2015 - Krishna Talk 194
Todas las glorias a Su Divina Gracia A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Él siempre está acompañado de sus asociados servidores, su naturaleza interna es como el néctar más dulce y externamente aparece como la valentía personificada. » more

Srila Prabhupada Lila-Smarana-Mangala-Stotram & Purport

Srila Prabhupada
Nov 18 2015 - Krishna Talk 194
Let us always remember our Divine Master, His Divine Grace, as an eternal servant and resident of the eternal pastimes of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda. » more

Srila Prabhupada's Antya-Lila

Nov 15 2015 - Krishna Talk 193
The following talk was given by Swami Narasingha on the occasion of Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Day in 2002 » 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

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

Může Guru dělat chyby?

May 30 2014 - Krishna Talk 181
Pro žáka existuje nebezpečí, pokud považuje tak zvané chyby svého gurua za chyby pocházející z vlivu tří kvalit hmotné přírody. » more

Can the Guru Make Mistakes?

May 30 2014 - Krishna Talk 181
There is a danger for the disciple if he considers the so-called mistakes of his guru to arise from the conditioning of the three modes of material nature. » 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

The Post of Guru

Sep 28 2013 - Krishna Talk 166
It is not objective but subjective. The knowledge of the position of the guru descends from above. » more

The Unique Contributions of Srila Sridhara Maharaja

Aug 5 2013 - Krishna Talk 163
The glories of Srila Sridhara Maharaja are many and they are all deep like an ocean of transcendental nectar. » more

Srila Sarasvati Thakura’s Appearance Day

Mar 1 2013 - Krishna Talk 155
The following is a lecture given by Srila Sridhara Maharaja on Srila Sarasvati Thakura’s appearance day on 24th February 1981 » more

Sri Guru Prasanti

Srimati Krsnamayi Devi
Nov 8 2012 - Krishna Talk 150
In celebration of Srila Sridhara Maharaja's appearance day we present a Bengali poem written by Srimati Krsnamayi Devi. » more

Deviations of the Acarya

Oct 5 2012 - Krishna Talk 148
Previously, he expressed his advice by quoting the words of his own guru – that is gradually becoming absent in him... » more