by Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja

...It is essential, however, that we understand the true significance of Sri Vyasa-puja. Merely placing a garland on the neck of Sri Guru or offering at his feet a few flowers and fruits, some money, sweets, or cloth does not mean that real worship of the guru has been performed. The real Vyasa-puja is to...

by Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Trivikrama Gosvami Maharaja

...Why did Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu praise this krsna-sankirtanam? Sri-krsna-sankirtanam is the best teaching He delivered. There is no parallel to this sri-krsna-sankirtanam. Let it be most successful. In the state of viraha (separation) there is no consolation other than sri-krsna-sankirtanam. It is the only thing...

by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada

Some people attempt to become heroes through action, some strive to fulfil other desires, others strive to cultivate realization of brahma and yet others try to achieve oneness with God...

A letter written by Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Vamana Gosvami Maharaja

Sri Guru, the Vaisnavas and Sri Bhagavan – these three are antaryami. In other words, they are the internal witnesses and know our heart. They see the Truth and speak the Truth...-

by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada

  • How will we attain service to Sri Bhagavan?
  • Is the gift of Sriman Mahaprabhu the highest benefaction?
  • How will I know that I have gained sambandha-jnana?

by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada

Today I received your kind letter, dated 24th February. I arrived here last week. By the mercy of Sri Krsna, I am feeling unaffected by the dejection of this world, which is averse to Him...

by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada

Within this world, only those who attend to Sri Bhagavan's holy name (nama), His abode (dhama) and His desires (kama) are truly worthy of adoration. No being can extricate himself from misunderstanding, which arises from maya, without serving sri-nama. The result of serving sri-nama is that one will be freed from all forms of prejudice and ...

by Srila Bhaktivedanta Svami Maharaja

May the son of Srimati Saci-devi, Sri Gaurahari, forever manifest spontaneously within the innermost core of your heart. Adorned with the radiant splendor of molten gold, He has descended (avatirnah) in the Age of Kali by His causeless mercy to bestow upon the world that which has not been given for a long time ...

by Sri Srimad Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada

  • How will I attain spiritual well-being?
  • What is the path to our auspiciousness?
  • Who is a bhakta?

by Sri Srimad Bhakti Prajnana Kesava Gosvami Maharaja

There is a mantra in the sruti that proclaims:

annam vai brahma

Food grain (anna) is identical to the supreme transcendental entity (brahma-vastu).

by Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Sarasvati Thakura

Who is the true Guru? It is he who is constantly engaged in the service of Sri Hari. And who is the truly learned man? It is he who, in the words of Sri Krsna, is well conversant with actual knowledge of the jiva’s bondage and his deliverance from it (cf. Srimad-Bhagavatam 11.19.41)...

by Srila Saccidananda Bhaktivinoda Thakura

We perform bhakti in many ways. We accept mantra from a guru belonging to an authorized sampradaya. Every day, we mark our bodies with the twelve tilaka markings and perform arcana of Sri Krsna. We observe ekadasi, chant and remember the holy name according to our capability and take darsana of holy places like Sri Vrndavana. However, when it comes to avoiding offences to Bhakti-devi, we lack prudence. This is our great misfortune...

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