Category - France

09/05/22midday – Vrajavasis Maddened by Love for Govinda (English) – France

-If you are practising bhakti but your lust and anger are increasing, you are doing something wrong. On your own, you cannot find out where the fault lies, but a senior devotee should help you find it
-Bhagavad-buddhi does not exist in the hearts of Vrajavasis
-Sarvajnata and mugdhata of Krishna
-Uddhava tries to persuade Nanda Maharaja that his son Krishna is Bhagavan
-Whose love is higher? Dasharatha Maharaja’s or Nanda Baba’s?
-Srimati Radhika cannot bear to be separated from Krishna, but continues to live for Him
-Sri Radha wants to serve Krishna with the 5 elements of Her body even after Her death
-Srimati Radhika threatens Krishna that she will become Him in the next life and will use His flute
-Anusuya, Atri Rishi’s wife did not give up her chastity but gopis gave up because they heard Govinda’s sound of the flute
-The cows are completely stunned when they get Govinda’s darshana

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09/05/22am – Lilas of baby Krishna and Nimai (English) – France

-Conditioned soul’s biggest offence is that it forgot about Krishna
-Avaranatmika-vritti and vikshepatmika-vritti of maya
-Raghupati Upadhyaya’s conversation with Mahaprabhu
-Lila of baby Krishna who’s soaked in cow dung
-Cow dung in Goloka Vrindavana has a wonderful smell
-Mother Yashoda chastises Krishna but Nanda Maharaja never chastises Krishna
-Mother Saci-devi never chastises Nimai but Jagannatha Mishra chastises Nimai
-Damodarashtaka
-Lila of baby Nimai who was taking offerings from a brahmana
-Svapaki-brahmana is a brahmana who cooks and offers bhoga to Thakuraji himself
-Lila of baby Nimai asking fresh butter from His mother
-Other lilas of baby Nimai: sprinkling water on the brahmanas; inking Himself; disturbing girls who worshipped Lord Shiva

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08/05/22pm – Viraha-tithi of Sita devi dasi (English) – France

-Remembering Sita devi dasi
-All living entities are vaishnavas since all of them are eternal servants of Krishna
-Devi Parvati gets very angry when people chant Shiva aham
-Not everyone gets to meet a sadhu
-Our aim and object is to serve Srimati Radhika under the guidance of Rupa Manjari or Ananga Manjari
-Mahaprabhu explains that trinad api sunicena is a siddha-pranali
-Liberation of vaishnavas’ ancestors
-Prithivi-devi is very happy when a Vaishnava is born because only pure Vaishnava can purify the Earth
-First surrender to Guru then you will get darshana of Krishna
-Guru-bhakti, guru-nishtha is very important in our spiritual life because same nishtha will go to Srimati Radhika
-When one chants the holy names he will achieve perfection and give up his body. If he did not manage to achieve perfection the Lord will arrange his birth in a Vaishnava family
-Saralata (simplicity) is the quality of Sita devi dasi
-Kaka Bushundi’s upadesha (instructions) to Garuda
-Never doubt in Guru, Krishna and Bhagavan. I am not talking about blind faith, but spiritual faith
-Blind faith is a result of lack of sukriti and tattva-vichara
-Spiritual faith is sukriti + Guru’s mercy + evidence from shastras
-Only through Navadvipa-dhama and Sacinandana Gaurahari that one can reach Radha, Krishna and Vrindavana
-Humbleness of a Vaishnava. Vaishnava never considers himself a Vaishnava (example of Srila Bhakti Pramoda Puri Gosvami Maharaja)
-Memories of Ananga-mohana prabhu, disciple of Srila Bhakti Prajnana Keshava Gosvami Maharaja, who died of tuberculosis

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08/05/22midday -Bhakti has no side effects (English) – France

-The fruit of listening to rasa-lila-katha
-Bhakti-yoga has no side effects
-If a devotee who is one-pointed to Krishna accidentally slips, Krishna will take him on His lap again
-Karma, jnana will give fruit only if they accompany bhakti
-Lakshahira prostitute took shelter of Haridasa Thakura
-Karma, yoga is not independent, but bhakti is independent, it can manifest everywhere
-Ajamila was very fallen person but bhakti manifested in his heart
-The story of how a Muslim attained Vaikuntha by saying ‘haram’ at the time of his death
-Avoid vaishnava-aparadha, then nama-abhasa will come
-Gopinath mama nivedana suno
-If one attained para-bhakti, tadatma-vritti will come
-Prema-caksu and kama-caksu
-Chant gopala-mantra and prema will come
-Question: Why did Krishna take the form of Varahadeva if the pig is impure?
-Question: How could Bharata attain perfection if he was in the body of a deer?
-There is no seva-vritti in shanta-rasa
-Lila of a peacock ashamed of Srimati Radhika’s hair beauty
-Lila of Krishna jewing a betel nut and Srimati Radhika thinking of Krishna’s anuraga towards Her
-Read, remember the slokas as you chant the holy names, then your heart will not be dry

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08/05/22am – Our real mother is Guru and Krishna (English) – France

-Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was reproached for imperfect sannyasi etiquette
-Do not imitate krishna-prema
-Story a snake charmer beating a brahmana pretending to have krishna-prema
-There are 9 external and 3 internal symptoms of bhava-dasha
-Mahaprabhu told His mother to cry for Krishna
-Not so easy to cry for Krishna. It will be possible only at krishna-prema stage
-The story of the old woman who saw the Bhagavatam narrator as her lost goat
-“Many people say: I have received the mantra, but still no prema. I have been chanting the holy names for a hundred years and nothing happens”. Arre, one or two lives is nothing compared to millions of lives when you are cycling in the cycle of rebirths. Always be full of enthusiasm. Say to yourself: “In this life I shall perform bhajana and sadhana!”
-Second birth comes after gayatri-samskaras
-Vipra is the one who is qualified to read Vedas
-Be same inside and outside
-Sadhu’s duty is to engage you to listen to hari-katha
-Mother’s love is unique and unparalleled but Guru and Krishna’s love is thousand times more than mother’s
-Our real mother is Guru and Krishna
-The mercy of Lord Nityananda. His market of the holy name

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07/05/22pm – Srimati Radhika nourishing Shuka pakshi (English) – France

-Maha-prasada & maha-maha-prasada is very powerful.
-Srimad-Bhagavatam is the ripened fruit of Vedas & coming from Goloka Vrindavana in disciplic succession.
-Srimati Radhika nourishing Shuka pakshi & teaching to chant krsna-nama.
-Shuka pakshi took Srimati Radhika’s nectar from Her lips.
-Shriya Shuka book by Srila Parama-Gurudeva on Shuka pakshi.
-Shukadeva Gosvami’s birth, running into the forest, brought back by Vyasadeva & giving him a treasure of heart.
-Essence of all Vedas, Puranas, Upanishads is Srimad-Bhagavatam.
-If you get little taste you will not get a taste for other katha.
-Vallabhacharya serving Mahaprabhu in His house.
-Krsna’s devotees give blessings to proceed towards krsna-prema & lotus feet of Srimati Radhika.
-Nanda Yashoda giving blessing & instruction to Krsna which devatas can’t do.
-Why does Maya-devi punish & make baddha-jivas wander here.
-Unless one takes darshana of guru & does service Krsna won’t give His darshana.
-Raghupati Upadhyaya’s conversation with Mahaprabhu on taking shelter of Nanda Maharaaj, glorification of krsna-katha & Krsna’s lila with Srimati Radhika in Her kunja where She asked Him to go away & Krsna falling at feet of maidservants of Radhika
-Prabodhananda Sarsvatipada’s desires to become a broom stick in Srimati Radhika’s kunja & make life successful.
-If you listen to krsna-katha you will be free from lust, anger etc.
-Raghupati Upadhyaya saying Shyama rupa he wants to meditate upon.
-Gopis’ criticism of the flute as well as glorification of Krsna’s flute.
-When Bhakti-devi manifests in one’s heart, automatically dharma, artha, kama, moksha come.

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07/05/22am – Follow, not imitate [2] (English) – France

-Krishna enjoys vatsalya from the hearts of Nanda and Yashoda and madhurya from the hearts of gopis
-Lilas of baby Krishna
-One should listen to madhurya-lilas with clean heart
-Lila of Radha who did not want to seat next to Krishna not to become black
-Srimati Radhika wants to embrace black cloud. She likes blue, the colour of Krishna. Her eyes are blue because She always sees Krishna
-Take with firm faith the remnants of sadhu’s food, his foot bathing water and dust from his lotus feet
-The story of a very poor, chaste disciple of Ramanujacharya who agrees to meet a lustful salesman to purchase goods for her guru
-Lila of Nimai having high fever and asking for the foot bathing water of brahmanas
-Nanda and Yashoda give Krishna their food remnants
-Krishna likes harsh words of the gopis
-Lila of Krishna building the bridge for the gopis to prove He is Rama and gopis jumping on the bridge to check its authenticity
-Lila of small Krishna accusing His reflection of eating butter

-Do not imitate rasa-lila as only Bhagavan Krishna can perform rasa-lila
-Rasa-lila is kama-vijaya-lila
-The law of the material world is that it is impossible to fill a pot full of mud with water. But in the spiritual world, the rules are different, so prema can come to the heart that has anarthas
-SB 10.33.36
-Do not think negatively. All of you are sadhu as you took the shelter of a sadhu

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06/05/22pm – Dvaraka Queens & Gopis (English) – France

-Conversation between Krsna & gopis in Kurukshetra on why Krsna is staying in Dvaraka.
-Srila Svami Maharaja said in America that he always stays in Vrindavana as he is absorbed in vrindavana-katha.
-Vrindavana opulences 1000 times more than Dvaraka Puri.
-Lakshmi-devi is queen in Vaikuntha but like a sweeper in Vrindavana.
-Lila of Krsna performing sickness pastime to make Dvaraka queens understand how much gopis have love & affection on Him.
-Maya is one but has 2 activities: mahamaya & yogamaya.
-Love means sacrifice. About mothers’ sacrifice.
-Prema vs lust.
-Lila of Rukmini, Sathyabhama etc being too eager to have darshana of Srimati Radhika in siddhashrama.
-Lila of blisters’ formation on Krsna’s sole when Srimati Radhika drank a drop of hot milk given by Dvaraka queens.
-Vrshabhanu-nandini always remains in Vrindavana.
2 expansions of Her Samyogini & Viyogini Radhika.
-Vrindavana Krsna never goes out of Vrindavana.

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