disappearance (6)


Today marks the anniversary of the Disappearance Day of Srila Madhavendra Puri. I will read the translation to the song that we just sung, Saparsada-bhagavad-viraha-janita-vilapa – Lamentation Due to Separation from the Lord and His Associates (from Prarthana) by Srila Narottam dasa Thakur. [Reads translation.]

The verse on the board is considered the crown jewel of all verses in terms of the depth of feelings of Krishna consciousness. We shall recite this verse together.

ayi dina-dayardra nath

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“Srila Jagannatha dasa Babaji Maharaja was respected by all the Vaisnava community and was thus known as Vaisnava Sarvabhauma, or chief amongst the Vaisnavas. There are some nice stories connecting him with the finding of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s birthplace recorded in Sri Navadwipa Dhama Mahatmya.

Srila Jagannatha dasa Babaji Maharaja was born around the year 1800 AD. He spent many years in Vrndavana where he became famous as a perfect devotee, though more than this is not known of his early

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By Deena Bandhu Das

Hare Krishna Dear devotees,
On this Auspicious Disappearance day of HH Srila Jiva Goswami and Sri Jagadisha Pandita, Sri Vishwesha Teertha Swamiji of Pejawar Mutt left this world!

He was a profound seer of the Madhava Sampradaya and a close admirer of Srila Prabhupada and a dear friend of HH Jayapataka Swami Maharaj! He was the one who first accepted the Teachings of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu among the 8 Mutts of Udupi

My Humble Obeisances to the Departed Soul of Swamiji and my d

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Srila Jiva Goswami made his appearance in 1533 and disappeared from view at the age of 85 in 1540.

As a child, Sri Jiva took up the worship of Rama-Krsna Deities. Carefully decorating Them, and offering bhoga and arati, he served Them attentively. Even when playing, Jiva’s games were often connected with Lord Krsna’s pastimes.

Later, in a dream, Sri Jiva saw that Rama-Krsna had taken the forms of Nitai-Gauranga, and They were dancing. Giving him the dust of Their lotus feet, the two Lords then

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Sri Narahari Sarkara Thakura


The Disappearance day of Srila Narahari Sarakara Thakura. Sri Narahari Sarkar Thakura was born at Sri Khanda. Sri Krsnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami describes that the residents of Sri Khanda formed a branch of the desire tree of love of God. "Sri Khan davasi (the residents of Sri Khanda) Mukunda and his son Raghu nandan were the thirty ninth branch of the tree, Narahari was the fortieth, Chiran Jiva the forty first and Sulocana the forty second. They were all big branches of the all merciful tree of C

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Lessons from Madhavendra Puri


By Giriraj Swami

Today is the auspicious disappearance day of Sri Madhavendra Puri, the grand spiritual master of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Madhavendra Puri’s disciple Isvara Puri was accepted by Caitanya Mahaprabhu as His spiritual master. Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, as the Supreme Personality of Godhead, is Himself the origin of all knowledge–perfect, Vedic knowledge–and He had no need to accept a spiritual master. But because He was playing the part of a devotee, to set the example for others, H

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