Category - Darshans

18/05/22am – Sharanagati (Hindi) – England | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-Story of a mother giving her heart to son to make him gain his lover
& her heart crying when son is stuck with a stone.
-In the transcendental world guru-sishya sambandha is nitya & is life after life.
-Transcendental world love vs material world love.
-Prema definition is even if there is a cause to destroy it won’t get destroyed but will increase more & more.
-First surrender & then one will enter into the realm of bhakti.
-How to surrender & about 6 limbs of surrender.
-Transcendental thing when you offer something you can’t take back.
-Lila of Mahaprabhu reciting a mundane verse that describes the happiness of beloved & lover before marriage.
-Surrender to guru & Krsna like a baby.
-When prema manifests one will leave the body as the body cannot tolerate.
-Yukta-vairagya vs phalgu-vairagya.
-Chanting nama-sankirtana all kinds of limbs of bhakti inside it.
-2 kinds of service: physical & manasika-seva.
-Bhagavan’s topmost quality is forgiveness.
-Lila of Hanuman saying Vibhishana is a devotee of Lord Rama when he came to Lord Rama for shelter.
-Vibhishana’s explanation to Ravana for the words Ra & Ma in his room.
-Lord Rama said even if Ravana comes & asks for forgiveness I will forgive him.
-Can anyone be an enemy of Bhagavan?

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22/04/22 am – Ekalavya, Dronacharya and Bhishma Pitamaha (English) – Birmingham

-Raganuga-bhakti starts from shraddha. The other name is ruci-mula-bhakti
-Crazy and lazy disciples cannot get guru’s mercy
-Ekalavya is an example of a bad disciple since did not follow guru’s instructions
-Guru knows everything so a disciple should follow all guru’s instructions
-2 types of guru: the guru who blows on a wound of a disciple and the guru who operates on a wound
-Ekalavya was ready to give everything to Dronacharya but that was just an emotion
-Some people think: I will learn from the guru and then I will kill the guru
-Question: Should we challenge people who try to exploit the reputation of our Gurudeva?
-Why Dronacharya and Bhishma Pitamaha stayed with Kauravas not Pandavas
-A quarrel between Dronacharya and Drupada
-How Dronacharya became the spiritual master of Pandavas
-Pandavas steal cows of Drupada
-Shikhandi is the cause of Bhishma Pitamah
-Question: Why Shikhandi was able to kill Bhishma Pitamaha
-Question: Why is it so important to do the same things at the same time every day?

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11/04/22 midday – Manjari-bhava and sadhana (Hindi) – Delhi

-Doing sadhana is important.
-To do Phd one has to learn ABCD.
-At first anartha-nivritti has to happen before going to higher things like manjari-bhava.
-Different types of anarthas.
-Until sukriti is matured one won’t have faith in sadhu, sastra.
-Do smarana of vrindavana-katha if physically not present in Vraja.
-First read & follow Upadesamrta grantha.
-anyabhilasita sunyam sloka discussion.
-Has Yashoda-maiya done krsna-anukulya-mayi-seva when she stopped feeding milk to Krsna & ran to save milk from falling into fire.
-In rasa what will happen & what is mana.
-No need to leave guru-parampara.
-Manjari-bhava won’t come so easily.
-Harinama is cin-maya-vastu.
-By diksha at first sins will go away & divya-jnana will come.
-First read Upadeshamrita, Manah-siksha.

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10/04/22 afternoon – The Science of the Absolute Truth (English translation, audio) – Delhi

-Story of a dog who was kicked by pujari and Ramachandra chastised that pujari
-Bhagavan is sarva-bhasha-vit, He knows the language of all living entities: animals, insects, etc.
-Kala is the portion of the plenary portion
-Difference between rupa and prakasha is that rupa can changes but prakasha stays unchanged
-Rama is not svayam-rupa. He is svayam-prakasha
-Prabhava (spreading influence) and vaibhava (opulence)
-Purna (Dvaraka), purnatara (Mathura) and purnatama (Goloka Vrindavana) abodes of the Lord
-Cintamani-prakara sadmasa kalpa vriksha sloka. Vrindavana is full of aishvarya but she is very humble there and covered by madhurya
-In the material world fruits become rotten but in the transcendental world they stay fresh forever
-In Punjab peoples’ bodies are very big and healthy. Even cows are big there

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10/04/22 afternoon – The Science of the Absolute Truth (Hindi, audio) – Delhi

-Story of a dog who was kicked by pujari and Ramachandra chastised that pujari
-Bhagavan is sarva-bhasha-vit, He knows the language of all living entities: animals, insects, etc.
-Kala is the portion of the plenary portion
-Difference between rupa and prakasha is that rupa can changes but prakasha stays unchanged
-Rama is not svayam-rupa. He is svayam-prakasha
-Prabhava (spreading influence) and vaibhava (opulence)
-Purna (Dvaraka), purnatara (Mathura) and purnatama (Goloka Vrindavana) abodes of the Lord
-Cintamani-prakara sadmasa kalpa vriksha sloka. Vrindavana is full of aishvarya but she is very humble there and covered by madhurya
-In the material world fruits become rotten but in the transcendental world they stay fresh forever
-In Punjab peoples’ bodies are very big and healthy. Even cows are big there

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10/04/22 – The Science of the Absolute Truth (Hindi, full audio) – Delhi

-One won’t know about Bhagavan by tapasya, studying Vedas, surya-aradhana.
-By surrendering absolutely onto lotus feet of sadhu one will realise
-Meaning of abhisheka & ingredients used in abhisheka.
-Abhisheka is for Bhagavan’s priti & He shows kripa taking away sins by it.
-Gomutra & cow’s dung are pure.
-Bones are impure but shankha being bone is present in mandira.
-Svaha means submitting yourself & cannot be taken back.
-Nitya-lila & naimittika-lila.
-Language in the spiritual world vs language in the material world.
-Bhagavan knows all languages.
-Story of a dog asking Lord Rama to punish pujari by making him head of golden temple trust.
-About svayam-rupa, tadekatma & avesha.
-About Dvaraka, Mathura, Vrindavana & about aishvarya & madhurya in them.
-Perverted reflection of spiritual world is material world.
-In the spiritual world everything is in a pure state.
-Visvanatha Chakravartipada wrote where there is no fresh butter Krsna breaks the pots & urinates.
-Raja-kumara lila, deva-lila & manava-lila

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