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Kartik (Damodar)...The Holiest Month...

Kartik (Damodar)...The Holiest Month...

Kartik (Damodar) is the best, the purest of purifiers, and most glorious of all months. Kartik month is particularly dear to Lord Sri Krishna. This month is full of bhakta vatsalya. Any vrata, even the smallest, will yield huge results. The effect of performing a Kartik Vrata lasts for one hundred lifetimes, Kartik or the festival of offering lamps to Lord Krishna, glorifies Lord Krishna’s pastime…

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Added by Vinayak Yadav on November 12, 2015 at 3:42pm — 7 Comments

Remembring Srila Bhaktisiddhant Sarasvati Thakur...On his Disappearance Day...

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura was born in the holy pilgrimage place of Jagannatha Puri to Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura, a great Vaisnava acarya in the line of succession coming from Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. Although employed as a government magistrate, Srila Bhaktivinoda worked tirelessly to establish the teachings of Lord Chaitanya in India. He envisioned a worldwide spiritual movement and prayed for a son to help him achieve his…

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Added by Vinayak Yadav on January 1, 2013 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Namacharya Srila Haridas Thakur..On His Disappearance day...

Namacharya Srila Haridas Thakur Ki Jay...

Today is the Disappearance Day of Namacharya Srila Hari Das Thakur.



ricikasya muneh putro namna brahma mahatapah

prahladena samam jato haridasakhyako’pi san

murari-gupta-caranaish caitanya-caritamrite

ukto muni-sutah pratas tulasi-patram aharan

adhautam abhishaptas tam pitra yavanatam gatah

sa eva haridasa san jatah parama-bhaktiman



Hari…

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Added by Vinayak Yadav on September 11, 2011 at 8:34am — 3 Comments

Twenty Five Qualities Of Srimati Radharani...

Jay Jay Sri Radhe...Jay Jay Sri Radhe...Jay Jay Sri Radhe...

Twenty Five Qualities Of Srimati Radharani…



1. She is sweetness personified.



2. She is a fresh young girl.



3. Her eyes are always moving.



4. She is always brightly smiling.



5. She possesses all auspicious marks on Her body.



6. She can agitate Krsna by the flavor of Her person.



7. She…

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Added by Vinayak Yadav on September 5, 2011 at 4:20am — 1 Comment

Srimati Radharani's Glories...On Her Birthday...Radhasthami...

Jay Jay Sri Radhe...Jay Jay Sri Radhe...Jay Jay Sri Radhe...



Rupa Goswami prays to Srimati Radharani in his Catu-puspanjalih [Stavamala] as follows:

"O…

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Added by Vinayak Yadav on September 5, 2011 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

Principles Of Surrender...

Principles Of Surrender...





1. First Principle of Surrender: Dainya, Humility



2. Second Principle of Surrender: Atma-Nivedana, Dedication of the Self



3. Third Principle of Surrender: Goptrtve-Varana, Acceptance of the Lord as Sole Maintainer



4. Fourth Principle of Surrender: 'Avasya Raksibe Krsna'-Visvasa, Palana: Faith in Krsna as Protector



5. Fifth Principle of Surrender: Bhakti-Pratikula-Bhava Varjanangikara: Renunciation of Conduct… Continue

Added by Vinayak Yadav on July 25, 2011 at 8:01am — No Comments

Three last wishes!

Three last wishes!



Alexander, the great Greek king, after conquering many kingdoms, was returning home. On the way, he fell ill and it took him to his death bed. So, the mighty conqueror lay prostrate and pale, helplessly waiting to breathe his last.



He called his generals and said, "I will depart from this world soon, I have three wishes, please carry them out without fail." With tears flowing down their cheeks, the generals agreed to abide by their king's last wishes.… Continue

Added by Vinayak Yadav on July 12, 2011 at 10:19pm — No Comments

Narottam Das Thakur...Remembering him on his appearance day...

"Narottama Dasa Thakura was a lifelong brahmacari. He visited all the holy places and the was the best of pure devotees. On the banks of the Padmavati river, in the town of Gopalpura lived King Krsnanda Datta. His older brother was Purusottama Datta. The wealth and fame of these two brothers was beyond compare. King Krsnananda's son was Sri Santosa Datta. In the month of Magha, onthe day of sukla-pancami, Sri Narottama Dasa Thakura took his birth. Seeing many auspicious…

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Added by Vinayak Yadav on February 18, 2011 at 8:27am — 1 Comment

ABOUT EKACHAKRA THE BIRTH PLACE OF LORD NITYANANDA AND SOME OF HIS EARTHLY PASTIMES...

 Sri Nityananda is the personification of the love that originated in Lord Sri Caitanya. He was among the foremost of the league of illustrious men who had deepest sympathy and love for humanity. He helped people cross the barrier of color, creed, caste privilege, and united them with the knowledge that all are the children of the Divine. He had spontaneous love for each and everybody. He never discriminated while providing benevolence, even to thieves and dacoits. He never…

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Added by Vinayak Yadav on February 16, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Nityanand Mahaprabhu...Who is He...???

Lord Sri Krishna, as the Vedic literature ultimately explains, is the absolute Personality of Godhead, and His first expansion in a form for pastimes is Sri Balarama. In the age of Kali-yuga, Lord Krishna appears in this material world as Lord Caitanya, andBalarama appears as Lord Nityananda. Lord Nityananda, pictured to the right, is the spiritual brother of Lord Caitanya, and is the expansion of Lord Balarama, the brother of Lord Sri Krishna on the spiritual planet…

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Added by Vinayak Yadav on February 16, 2011 at 8:57am — No Comments

Jagannath Rathyatra Festival...



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Added by Vinayak Yadav on July 11, 2010 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Jagannath Rathyatra Festival...

 

 

 

 



 

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Added by Vinayak Yadav on November 30, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Deception and Devotional Service...Remembring Srila Gaur Kishor Das Babaji...



Deception and Devotional Service



Once, a resident of Bangladesh (then East Bengal), who was a very wealthy landlord, scholar, and brahmana, and reputed to be a great devotee of the Lord, came with a friend to see Srila Gaura-Kishora dasa Babaji Maharaja. The land-owner appeared to be so deeply absorbed in devotional ecstacy that his friend had to support him as he walked, lest he fell down due to excessive trembling of the… Continue

Added by Vinayak Yadav on October 29, 2009 at 7:10am — No Comments

Govardhana Puja...Go Puja...





GOVARDHANA PUJA

Govardhana Hill is king of mountains and most worshippable in the entire universe. A vaishnava doesn’t walk or climb on it as; it is considered as Krishna Himself. Vrajvasis, cows, sheeps, monkeys, and animals are allowed to climb on Govardhana.

The Gopis and Radharani addressed Govardhana as Haridas, and servant of Lord Krishna. He offers everything that appears… Continue

Added by Vinayak Yadav on October 18, 2009 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Asta Sakhis...Param-Prestha Sakhis...

Asta Sakhis



The sakhis are of five kinds: they are known as sakhis, nitya-sakhis, prana-sakhis priya-sakhis and parama-prestha-sakhis. Among them, some are equally affectionate towards Radha and Krsna, while some are crookedly affectionate towards Them. Kusumita, Vindhya, Kunda lata, and Dhanistha are known as sakhis. They are more affectionate towards Sri Krsna. Kasturi, Mani-manjari, etc., are nitya-sakhis, and they are more… Continue

Added by Vinayak Yadav on September 27, 2009 at 10:26pm — 2 Comments

Daily Quotes...

Hare Krsna Hare Krsna Krsna Krsna Krsna Hare Hare I

Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare II




Daily Quotes...



"O son of Kunti, the nonpermanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are like the appearance and disappearance of winter and summer seasons. They arise from sense perception, O scion of Bharata, and one must learn to tolerate them without being… Continue

Added by Vinayak Yadav on September 1, 2009 at 7:30am — 121 Comments

The Story of Bali Maharaja And Lord Vamana Dev...On The Appearance Day Of Lord Vamanadeva...

Jay Jay Sri Lord Vamanadeva...Jay Jay Sri Lord Vamnadeva...Jay Jay Sri Lord Vamnadeva...

The Story of Bali Maharaja and Lord Vaman Dev



Maharaja Pariksit inquired Suka: The Supreme God is the proprietor of everything. Why did He beg three paces of land from Bali Maharaja like a poor man, and when He got the gift for which He had begged, why did He nonetheless arrest Bali Maharaja? I am very much anxious to…

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Added by Vinayak Yadav on September 1, 2009 at 2:30am — No Comments

Srila Prabhupada Vani...

A C Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada Ki Jay...

I AM YOUR MASTER !!!



Srila Prabhupada Vani...



"All Indians should seriously take up the cult of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and should perfect their lives, by adopting the process of devotional service. After perfecting their lives, they should broadcast this message all over the world for the welfare of all human beings. A vaishnava is especially interested… Continue

Added by Vinayak Yadav on August 30, 2009 at 10:30am — 121 Comments

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