• Sri Gurvastakam

    Sri Gurvastakam

    I want to give an explanation of Sri Guru – what are the symptoms of a bona fide guru – and to show you examples that have been given in the epics [Vedic scriptures]. You can apply this to your own guru. Our Sri Guru is akhanda-guru-tattva, Sri Baladeva Prabhu or Sri Nityananda Prabhu, so all teachings should be applied to him and to others who are following this... Read More
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  • Our Master - His Life

    A most endearing hallmark of his preaching was the heart-stealing affection he showed to all. As an uttama-bhāgavata, he entered the deepest recesses of the heart to give the unmistakable reassurance that he is one's eternal well-wisher. The depth of his affection is a tangible reality for all who have experienced it, and this in itself bears subjective testimony to the fact that he was a true emissary of the Supreme Lord.

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  • Namah

    As long as Śrīla Gurudeva, the beloved of Śrī Kṛṣṇa, is physically manifest, it is wise to render intimate service to him, and thereby attain perfection. But if we are not able to attain perfection because we have failed to develop attachment to him, attachment wherein we consider him to be the lord of our heart; if we have failed to serve him by giving him our full heart in complete sincerity and selflessness, then we have certainly been deprived...

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  • The Most Compassionate

    Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu is certainly more intelligent than each and every one of us, and He knows how to make the fallen souls of Kali-yuga best understand His high-level teachings. Indeed, His teachings are comprehensible by all. Still, our misfortune prevails. First, we do not accept His teachings. Second, to impress others with our prowess we mix something of our own with them...

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Rays of The Harmonist

  • By Living in Vraja, You Can Attain the Vraja-bhakti You Aspire For
  • The Root of It All Is Humility
  • The Real Fruit of Sevā

tn srila bv narayanaby Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Māhārāja

It is said jekhāne sādhu [vaiṣṇava] gaṇa sekhāne vṛndāvana – the place where sādhus [Vaiṣṇavas] reside is indeed Vṛndāvana. This is a fact. Mahāprabhu has said this. But if this is true, then why does Mahāprabhu anxiously desire to come to Vṛndāvana? Why? ...

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tn srila bhakitsiddhantaby Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda

If conviction in our lack of fitness for the service of God is revealed to us either instinctively or by the instruction of others, then only are we in a position to appreciate the beauty of the lotus feet of God’s devotees. ...

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tn srila bv narayanaby Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Māhārāja

Śrīla Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī prays, “O Śrīmatī Rādhike, You are adorned with such good qualities. When will I receive the good fortune to serve You?” 

What does sevā (service) mean here? If we fan someone, the air should reach that person, shouldn’t it? Why do we fan someone? Why do we take that trouble? Is it not hard work to do so? So why do we do that? If we massage someone’s feet or if we cook for them, it is laborious, so why do we do such service? It is because there is some gain in it. ...

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Featured: Damodarastakam

damodarastakam

For thousands of years, devotees have sung Śrī Dāmodarāṣṭakam, especially in the revered month of Kārtika. These eight verses mark the profound blossoming of Śrī Satyavrata Muni's love for Śrī Dāmodara, as he prays, "Please appear before me in Your beautiful, eternal form as a young cowherd-boy, and grant me the perfection of life." The true meaning of this prayer remained mostly hidden until the late 1500s, when Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī wrote his elucidating commentary. Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja's lively and poignant supplementary commentary serves to make these essential meanings even more accessible.

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katha

What is our goal? How to achieve? What's the process? Krsna-bhakti is our life, the objective of our life. How can we attain perfection? What activities should we be doing? We are performing parikrama, always chanting, remembering and listening to hari-katha. Read more...

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja

The details related to the design and the exact expenses will be published around the time of Kartik, Sri Vraja Mandal Festival 2011. We are submitting our plea to all Vaisnavas, disciples, friends and well-wishers of Srila Gurudeva for your assistance...

japa retreat

You are invited to a Japa retreat starting September 24th with BV Tridandi Maharaja...

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja

Every year, om visnupada Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja personally invited all of us to attend Sri Vraja-mandala parikrama in the holy land of Sri Vrindavana-dhama...

Bhagavat Saptaha

You are invited to attend Srimad Bhagavat Saptah followed by grand Janmastami Celebration in Bangalore...

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja

15 July 2011 was the day of Srila Vyasadeva's Appearance Day, also called Guru Purnima day because on this day it is customary for all disciples to offer Guru-puja or Vyasa-puja to one's beloved Guru Maharaja, the representative of Srila Vyasadeva in this world. Just after the Ratha Yatra Festival, our devotees in Sri Jagannath Puri dhama proceeded to Srila Guru Maharaja's Mahasamadhi Peetha at Sri Navadvipa-dhama ...

Yoga

We are cordially inviting you, as well as your friends and relatives, to visit the wonderful Bhakti-yoga festival in exotic Altai Mountains area of Russia, conducted under the guidance of Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja and organized by his disciples and followers.

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Srimati Uma didi

Please take advantage of this great opportunity to hear harikatha from a very special Vaisnavi! She has been in Associaiton with Srila gurudeva her entire life and was even held by Param gurudeva, Srila Bhakti Prajnana Keshava Maharaja as a small child. She spent many many years living in Srila Gurudeva’s temple in Mathura. She gives guidance and sweet harikatha to all who have the fortune to come in her presence!

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Sripad BV Tirtha Maharaja

We are excited and pleased to announce a UK festival from 4-7 August 2011, with Pujyapada BV Tirtha Maharaja plus Sripada BV Ashram Maharaja and Sripada BV Giri Maharaja with Sriman Jiva Pavana Prabhu as MC.

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Ratha-yatra

For the pleasure of the vaishnavas, I would like to share glimpses of our Ratha Yatra experience here in Sri Jagannath Puri dhama this year. Like last year, our sankirtan party led everyone to a transcendental madness in singing Harinama and the glories of Vraja dhama and Radhika that quickly pulled the Lord’s Chariots away from Dwarka (Jagannath Temple) and back to Sweet Vrindavan-dhama (Gundica Temple)...

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja

We are excited and pleased to announce a UK festival from 24-27 June 2011, with Sripada BV Vana Maharaja plus Sripada BV Ashram Maharaja and Sripada BV Giri Maharaja with Sriman Jiva Pavana Prabhu as MC...
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Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja

By Śrīla Gurudeva's mercy "Śrī Śrī Bhāgavata Patrikā", monthly magazine in Hindi, is now online. Now one can become a NEW subscriber or RENEW one's subscription to this magazine online. See the preview of latest issue of "Śrī Śrī Bhāgavata Patrikā"...

Ratha-yatra

We are happy to announce our Ratha Yatra Festival with Sripad Bhaktivedanta Van Maharaja. His descriptions of Sri Caitanyas Mahaprabhus pastimes in Puri will pacify our minds and gift us with spiritual strength and inspiration. The festival is a wonderful opportunity to spend time with like-minded people and convey the joy of devotional service to hundreds of thousands of bystanders...

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja

Srila Gurudeva has predicted that many devotees will come to New Braja Dhama and discuss and remember him and his harikatha while weeping in separation. Please plan to come and be part of ...

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja

One day, when Krsna was out cow-herding with His billions of cowherd friends and innumerable cows, He took them to Bhandiravana, one of twelve prominent forests of Vrndavana. Roaming from one forest to another, He and His associated finally reached Bhandirvana and began to play. Balarama and Krsna and all their friends, like Dama, Sudama, Sridama...

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