• By studying the Vedas, yogis attain mukti.
  • Story of the rsis of different ranks who heard the harikatha of Sukadeva Gosvami.
  • The story of Sukadeva Gosvami, the parrot of Srimati Radhika.
  • Pariksit Maharaja asks: “One day everyone who is born will die, so what should you do before you die?” Sukadeva Gosvami replied, “Nama-sankirtana and harikatha.
  • Srila Gurudeva remembers Srila Gurudeva Narayana Gosvami Maharaja saying that harikatha is also kirtana.
  • Srila Sukadeva Gosvami gives harikatha for 7 days without stopping, without eating, without sleeping. He absorbs his mind in krsna-katha, becomes detached from worldly activities.
  • Bhajana-rahasya – The secrets of bhajana.
  • When chanting the holy names, engage your mind in nama, don’t keep your mind here and there.
  • Jata-rati-sadhaka and ajata-rati-sadhaka.
  • 9 internal and 3 external symptoms occurring at the level of bhava-bhakti.
  • First sadhu-sanga, then sadhana, then sadhu-sanga continues. Sadhu-sanga is fundamental to the process of sadhana.
  • Lokikhi-sadhu-sanga happens first, and the sadhu is skilful in creating opportunities for the devotee/sadhaka to accumulate sukrti.
  • Example of the moon reflected in the water and the conception of the fish.
  • Sadhu, guru and sastra vakya.
  • Two kinds of faith: laukiki and paramarthika.
  • Nishantha-lila katha.
  • Three types of Veda mantra.
  • Sloka:
    om tad vishnoh paramam padam sada
    pashyanti surayo diviva chakshur-atatam
    tad vipraso vipanyavo jagrivamsaha
    samindhate vishnor yat paramam padam
  • Five stages: mantra siddhi, sadhana siddhi, bhava siddhi, svarupa siddhi, vastu siddhi and parikara in Goloka Vrndavana.
  • Greed is independent of qualification, but it is not enough to attain the high goal of bhakti without sadhu-sanga.
  • Listen, that’s enough for you, if I say too much, your head will start spinning.
  • Song “Palya-Dasi” by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura:
    palya-dasi kori lalita sundari
    love loiya kabe
    sri-radhika-pade kale milaibe
    ajna-seba samarpite
  • To reach the spiritual goal, perfect training is needed, then Yogamaya will organise everything.
  • The seva of Vrnda-devi and the sweet lila of awakening Radha-Krsna at the beautiful moment of the first yellow ray of the sun and the activities of the sakhis.
  • Beautiful lila of Srimati Radhika resting Her hand on the shoulder of a sakhi when Her garment gets caught on a stick.


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