Category - Glories of Vaishnavas

23/06/22pm – Sri Srivasa Pandita Disappearance (English) – USA | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-A house without hari-bhajana is a snake hole while a house with hari-bhajana is Goloka Vrindavana
-Krishna-seva-vritti is the most important
-The glories of Srivasa Thakura
-The story of how Narada Rishi thought to conquer lust
-The story of how Narada Rishi made Shiva and Parvati deal with each other
-Krishna-katha is a sweet nectar
-The story of how Narada Rishi made the wife and the husband deal with each other and listen to hari-katha
-The brahmana of Srivasa’s dream saves Srivasa when he falls from the balcony
-The lils of how the payupahari wanted to be present in Mahaprabhu’s nama-sankirtana
-The lila of Krishna noticing a kajal on only one gopi’s eye (Ajnok place in Vraja-mandala parikrama)
-The story of Narada who went to bring water to Krishna and was delayed for many years

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22/06/22pm – The Glories of Syamarani didi (English) – USA | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-The glories of Srila BV Svami Maharaja
-Syamarani didi’s Svarupa of the jiva is a great book
-Svarupa of the jiva is inherent and cannot be changed
-Bhakta-bhagavata and grantha-bhagavata
-Siddha-pranali: sraddha, sadhu-sanga, bhajana-kriya, anartha-nivritti, nistha, ruci, asakti, bhava and prema
-Siddha-pranali by Mahaprabhu: trinad api sunicena…
-Hari-katha is very powerful but never listen to it from the lips of a non-Vaishnava
-The glories of vani-seva
-The glories of Syamarani didi
-The one who has guru-nishtha can deliver the whole universe
-Associate with rasika-jnanas to submerge into high class vraja-sringara-rasa
-Miami is the place of prema-samudra

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12/06/22am – Glories of Srila Raghunatha dasа Gosvami (English) – USA | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-Nityananda Prabhu’s punishment to Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami.
-Without mercy of guru one cannot develop bhajana-sadhana & attain Lord.
-About raghavera jhuli: Raghava Chaitanya & Damayanti seva for Mahaprabhu.
-5 places where Mahaprabhu promised to stay.
-Lila of Mahaprabhu descending upon the call of Advaita Acharya.
-In Kali-yuga nama-sankirtana is dharma.
-6 Gosvamis fulfilling Mahaprabhu’s desires & executing His 3 orders.
-Hari-bhakti-vilasa manifestation by Srila Sanatana Gosvami & Srila Gopala Bhatta Gosvami.
-Pastimes of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura of manifesting books, preaching harinama etc.
-Names of our rupanaga acharyas.
-Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami earlier life & meeting with Haridasa Thakura & his diksha guru Yadunandana Acharya.
-Haridasa Thakura glorifying harinama & telling about nama-abhasa to a pandita who disbelieves him & faces consequences of leprosy.
-Mahaprabhu’s instruction to Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami to stay in house & do bhajana.
-Markata-vairagya & phalgu-vairagya
-Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami leaving house & meeting Nityananda Prabhu & celebrating cida-dadhi mahotsava at Panihati.
-First become servant of guru & then krsna-dasa, then gaura-dasa then radha-dasa then manjari-dasyam.
-Hari, Guru & Vaishnava mercy is needed to get rid of obstacles.

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11/06/22am – Gangamata Gosvamini Appearance (English) – Iceland | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-Bhima could not tolerate hunger so Krishna gave him concession to have one anukalpa on Ekadashi and observe at least one Nirjala Ekadashi a year
-Bhakti-marga is very simple, not by force
-How to observe Ekadashi
-Srimati Radhika’s ahaituki mana (causeless anger)
-On the day of Ekadashi try to chant more holy names than in other days, at least 2-4 rounds more
-Life history of Gangamata Gosvamini
-Srila Jiva Gosvami tells about 3 types of Krishna’s lilas: raja-kumara, deva and human being lila
-Gangamata Gosvamini’s Guru Haridasa sent her to an old Vaishnavi to Radha-kunda under whose guidance she performed bhajana and sadhana
-Story of a young girl who came to Vrindavana to perform bhajana and when one man became attached to her she showed him pots with her vomit and faeces
-Gangamata Gosvamini took kshetra-sannyasa
-Gangamata Gosvamini everyday chanted 3 lakhs of harinama
-Rasika Raya wants to be the Deity of Gangamata Gosvamini
-Gangamata Gosvamini is manifested in Jagannatha’s temple
-Ganga-devi thought: ‘My life will be very successful if Saci-devi (Gangamata Gosvamini) will bathe in my waters’.
-If you practise bhakti, dharma, artha, kama, moksha will chase behind you
-If Krishna gives you money, use them in seva
-Glorification of Lilananda Prabhu and Dina Bandhu Prabhu
-We have to protect the things which are used for krishna-seva
-On Rukmangada and Dharmangada

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10/06/22аm – Baladeva Vidyabhushana Disappearance (English) – Iceland | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-Baladeva Vidyabhuhana is a samarakshaka (protector) of our Gaudiya Sampradaya
-Govinda-bhashya by Baladeva Vidyabhuhana
-Baladeva Vidyabhuhana established that Srimati Radharani is the wife of Krishna
-Life history of Baladeva Vidyabhushana
-shishya-parampara, bhagavatiya-parampara
-False disciples glorify their guru but do not follow their instruction. They should be rejected
-5 essentials grantha by Srila BV Narayana Gosvami Maharaja should be read
-Sukadeva Gosvami did not mention the gopis’ names in Srimad-Bhagavatam as Indirect things are very sweet and tasty
-Be patient: A joke about a motorcyclist who not only had no lights but also no brakes
-Question: Why did the antagonist party in Jaipura ask Baladeva Vidyabhushana to provide a commentary on the Vedanta Sutra? Were Madhvacharya’s comments not enough?
-Question: Why did people who tried to forbid the worship of Sri Radha next to Krishna on the altar accept some parts of the Srimad Bhagavatam but not others? Is that logical?
-Madhvacarya’s doctrine of 5 differences
-On weather in Iceland and Holland

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20/05/22pm – Disappearance Day of Raya Ramananda (Hindi) – Delhi | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-Lifestory of Raya Ramananda
-3.5 associates of Mahaprabhu
-Sarvabhauma Bhattacarya completely surrendered to the lotus feet of Mahaprabhu
-Raya Ramananda was very learned scholar
-Mahaprabhu destroyed the pride of Pradyumna Misra
-If you do not have a taste to hari-katha everything else you do is useless
-Raya Ramananda speaks with Mahaprabhu
-Bhagavan is so bhakta-vatsala
-Stay in your ashrama and do bhakti
-Glories of grihasthas
-The creepers dance in front of Krishna

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20/05/22pm – Disappearance Day of Raya Ramananda (English translation) – Delhi | Srila BV Vana Maharajа

-Lifestory of Raya Ramananda
-3.5 associates of Mahaprabhu
-Sarvabhauma Bhattacarya completely surrendered to the lotus feet of Mahaprabhu
-Raya Ramananda was very learned scholar
-Mahaprabhu destroyed the pride of Pradyumna Misra
-If you do not have a taste to hari-katha everything else you do is useless
-Raya Ramananda speaks with Mahaprabhu
-Bhagavan is so bhakta-vatsala
-Stay in your ashrama and do bhakti
-Glories of grihasthas
-The creepers dance in front of Krishna

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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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