-We are celebrating the centennial of avirbhava of Srila Narayana Goswami Maharaj & tirobhava of Srila Vamana Goswami Maharaj. -By bhakta-kripa one understands grantha-kripa. Importance of being on time for class. -Nityananda Prabhu said to Gauranga not to give krishna-prema free of cost to Kali-yuga people as they may not value it. -Padma purana explains how different cantos of Bhagavatam represent different limbs of Bhagavan. – Difference between kirtana and sankirtana -About Nava vidha Bhakti & examples of exalted devotees who were perfect in each one of them. -Bhagavatam tells about sambandha, abhideya & prayojana-tattva. -Bhagavatam tells about sambandha-jnana regarding the relationship b/w jivas & Lord Krishna. Bhagavatam is the essence of all scriptures. It studies prayojana, the goal -Abhideya is the process or sadhana to attain sadhya, our goal of krishna-prema. – Bhagavatam is the essence of all scriptures. It studies prayojana, the goal -Krishna says to Uddhava He is not obtained by yoga, tapasya etc but only bhakti gives Him to His devotees. -Our goal is not to reach Krishna but to reach krishna-prema and to get service of Srimati Radhika -Srimad-Bhagavatam is manifested from nama & the glories of harinama is mentioned in the middle & at the end. -In Srimad-Bhagavatam there is description of Narakaloka & the punishments sinful people get. -Parikshit Maharaj asks Shukadeva Goswami is there any way for the baddha-jiva to come out of the cycle of punya & papa & go back to Godhead. Shukadeva Goswamipad says harinama is the only way. -Shukadeva Goswami speaks about Ajamila story until he meets Shudrani & begets 10 children & keeps last son’s name as Narayana. -The main reason for the downfall of current society is that most consider Western culture is the best & follow it. Whereas some westerners consider our Indian culture as best & follow it. -Discussion between Yamadutas & Vishnudutas regarding Ajamila. -4 Vishnudutas for 4 letters in Narayana’s nama -Ajamila goes to Haridwar & once again Vishnudutas come to take Ajamila. -Vishnudutas say previously you did nama-abhasa & all your sins got destroyed but didn’t attain prema whereas now you have prema & we came to take you to Vaikuntha. -All pastimes in Bhagavatam signifie the importance of harinama. – Yamaduta visited the brahmana who made his funeral ceremony – Impostor sadhu: story of the sadhu who “saw” the oil mine

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