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December 2011 Blog Posts (253)

What is Pada Sevanam?


"According to one's taste and strength, hearing, chanting and remembrance may be followed by pada-sevanam. One obtains the perfection of remembering when one constantly thinks of the lotus feet of the Lord. Being intensely attached to thinking of the Lord's lotus feet is called päda-sevanam. When one is particularly adherent to the process…


Added by shanti yadav on December 31, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

The Four Syllable & Five Syllable Mantras



Gaura-gopala mantra-mantra composed of the four syllables ra-dha-krs-na.

Gaura Mantra the four syllable mantra is ”gau-ra-an-ga”


Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura explains the Gaura-gopala mantra in his Amrta-pravaha-bhasya. Worshipers of Sri Gaurasundara accept the four syllables gau-ra-an-ga as the Gaura mantra, but…


Added by shanti yadav on December 31, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

----- Peace, Opulence and Bliss -----






Peace, Opulence and Bliss…


Added by Gadadhar das on December 31, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Thought Of The Day

Perfect society is Krsna consciousness. If you accept Krsna as the center... Just like in a family if you accept the head of the family, your father, as the guiding principle, the family's happy. And if you disrupt with the opinion of the father, somebody goes away, somebody's not happy, the family is disturbed. Similarly, if you agree with the instruction of Krsna and God, the whole human society will be peace and prosperity. If you don't agree, disagree, don't agree, disagree, then it is…


Added by Shalabh Gupta on December 30, 2011 at 5:10pm — No Comments

His Grace Jananivas Prabhu shares his intimate relation with Sri Sri Radha Madhava

His Grace Jananivas Prabhu, the pujari of Sri Mayapur | the Spiritual Capital of the World Sri Sri Radha Madhava Temple, shares His intimate relation with the Deities.

His very deep understanding of the Deity worship and his touching devotion is truly inspiring. 


The standard of deity worship is devotion. The standard is when people come to see the Deities they faint!



Added by Bhakta Roozbeh on December 30, 2011 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Thought Of The Day

To a vaisnava, material comfort is something he detests. And his constant anxiety is how to become Krsna Conscious, how to remember the lord always, how to utilize everything for the lord, and how to help the lord fulfil his mission.(Srimad Bhagavatam 4.18.7),


By H.H. Gopal Krishna Goswami Maharaj

Added by Shalabh Gupta on December 30, 2011 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Prema Dhavani/Prema Dvani

The following prayers are recited by the senior most devotee everyday in morning after samsara prayers. The chorus responds after every sentence.


Jaya Om Vishnu-pada paramahamsa parivrajakacharya ashtottara-shata Shri Srimad His Divine Grace Srila A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaja…


Added by shanti yadav on December 30, 2011 at 11:28am — No Comments

Srila Prabhupada Victorious in Russia

28 December 2011

Mumbai, India

On 28 December 2011, the court in the Siberian city of Tomsk dismissed the state prosecutor's stand that the "Bhagavad Gita As It Is" be branded as an "extremist" literature. The case had been going on in the Tomsk city court since June…


Added by shanti yadav on December 30, 2011 at 11:05am — No Comments

Russia court declares Hindu book Bhagvad Gita legal

A Russian court has dismissed a call to ban an edition of the Hindu holy book Bhagvad Gita, in a case that triggered protests in India.

Prosecutors in the Siberian city of Tomsk wanted the edition to be ruled “extremist”. That would put it in the same category as Hitler’s Mein…


Added by shanti yadav on December 30, 2011 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Bhagavad Gita Court Case

Dear Maharaja's and Prabhu's

Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.

The court in the Siberian city of Tomsk today dismissed the state prosecutor's stand that the "Bhagavad Gita as-it-is" be branded as…


Added by shanti yadav on December 30, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Krishna delivers nectar of his words to Russia

 I want you to go to the west" These were the words of  Srila Bhaktisidhant Sarasvati Goswami Maharaj the Spiritual master of Srila Prabhupad and here we are ! decades and decades have gone past but the impact and the legacy continues. The great souls may not be present physically but their message is still getting delivered and they will be very happy to see the Judgement that is delivered by the court in Russia. This judgment is nothing but Krishna as Krishna says (10.32) among the…


Added by Vrindavan Krsna on December 29, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Sri Radha, Manjari Bhava, and Bhavollasa Rati

Sri Radha, Manjari Bhava, and Bhavollasa Rati

By Swami B. V.…


Added by Gourab Saha on December 29, 2011 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Mahabharata & Vishnu sahasranama Confirms Mahaprabhus Appearence

Vishnu sahasranama is the essence of the Mahabharata. Mahabharata also confirms the Lord’s appearance in the Kali-yuga as Sri Caitanya as follows:

suvarna-varno hemango



Added by shanti yadav on December 29, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Supreme Lord in our heart

Here's a video that keep me mesmerized always.

Isn't it beautiful?


Here's the meaning of the Sanskrit lyrics:

prasanna vadanaaM saubhaagyadaaM bhaagyadaaM

who is of smiling face, bestower of all fortunes

hastaabhyaaM abhayapradaaM…


Added by Krsna's servant on December 29, 2011 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Ballad of the Gita Lover

In Tomsk, there's angst;

About a Scripture in fame,

That man goeth against;

Truth, is verily a shame.

"Consign to Siberia",

Oft' heard as nowhere;

But with a new criteria;

'tis here now somewhere !

'Cos to ban they chose,

The Gita - a love tale;

Then Of souls there arose;

In India, a gale…


Added by Girish M on December 29, 2011 at 10:02am — No Comments

Balaram Das

Govindadas Kaviraj (c 1535-1613) Vaisnava poet, contemporary of Chaitanyadev, born in the village of Teliabudhuri in Murshidabad district, West Bengal, son of Chiranjib, a follower of Chaitanyadev.

Govindadas came from a literary family: his maternal grandfather, Damodor Sen, was the writer of Sangeet Damodar, and his brother,…


Added by shanti yadav on December 29, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Thought Of The Day

So people have got the tendency for sense gratification. That is the material disease. So instead of satisfying your senses, try to satisfy the senses of Krsna. Then you become liberated. This is called cikitsitam. There is sense gratification. Here when you chant and dance, this is not your sense gratification; this is Krsna's sense gratification: "Oh, these devotees, they are glorifying Me, they are dancing. Blessed they are." Immediately you draw attention of Krsna, because it is…


Added by Shalabh Gupta on December 29, 2011 at 8:48am — No Comments

Russian court refuses to ban Gita: Report

Moscow: Press Trust of India says that a court in Tomsk has turned down a petition that asked for a ban on a translated version of Bhagavad Gita.

The petition was originally filed in June in Siberia and has created a diplomatic stress point for India and Russia.

India's External Affairs Minister SM Krishna met the Russian Ambassador Alexander Kadakin earlier this week to discuss the matter.

Prosecutors in the Siberian city of Tomsk have argued that the…


Added by Shalabh Gupta on December 28, 2011 at 6:17pm — No Comments

The Deity of Amiya Nimai – Vrindaban

Sri Amiya Nimai, another stunning deity of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (the largest deity of Sri Chaitanya in Vrindavan, about 7 feet tall!).

In the disciple succession of Sri Gopal Bhatta Goswami, Sri Sarvabhauma Madhusudan Goswami got the privilege to worship the self…

Added by shanti yadav on December 28, 2011 at 5:09pm — No Comments


Srimad Bhagavatam

Srimad Bhagavata Purana_The ripened fruit of all Vedas

In the great Naimasharaya forest, in the assembly of the exalted rishis headed by Rishi Śaunaka, the perfect one – Śrī Sūta Gosvāmi recited to them – the Bhāgavat Purāna as sung by Śrī Sukadeva Goswami to Maharaj Parikshit on the banks of Ma Ganga near Hastinapur, amidst the greatest confluence of enlightened sages from all over the universe. Śrī Sukadeva, a self-realized perfect soul –…


Added by Raj Kumar on December 28, 2011 at 5:05pm — No Comments

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