Category - Morning Walks

26/04/22am – Questions and answers (English) – Wales

-All the holy rivers are there in the ocean. Ocean is the maha-tirtha as Haridasa Thakura bathed in it
-Question: What are the relations between guru and sadhaka-siddha in the spiritual world? How does he serve the guru there?
-Ramachandra Kaviraja goes after his guru Srinivasa Acarya to the spiritual world
-Question: Can Rupa Manjari put a nose-ring on Sri Radha or can only Lalita-devi do that?
-Question: When you said that we should chant holy names so that we don’t return to the material world again, were you referring to pure holy names?
-If you have strong sukriti and nishtha you can attain Goloka Vrindavana in one lifetime
-Spiritual life depends on nishtha
-3 types of nishtha
-Question: What is the mood in the heart of Gopala Guru Gosvami?
-You should listen to hari-katha to get the taste in chanting the holy names. When you get the taste to the holy names then all lilas of Krishna will manifest in your heart
-Question: When we chant gayatri-mantras, should we pray to each Deity individually?

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28/02/22 am – Meditation while repeating mantras (English) – Brazil

-Gopa-kumara was not happy in every place he went. Because those places did not match his svarupa

-Question: Is the opulence mood an impediment for a sadhaka?

-Krishna shows to His aishvarya-devotees: I am not controlled by you

-Prema-seva-uttara and suka-aishvarya-uttara

-Vrajavasis have no bhagavad-buddhi

-Question: Vishakha-sakhi is softer than Lalita-sakhi but why is Lalita-sakhi higher? 

-Lalita-devi is a chief commander in Srimati Radhika’s group, she teaches everyone

-Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura says: Those who are very fortunate will get into Lalita-devi’s group

-Question: What is shishya-parampara?

-Question: Whom we should meditate upon when we chant guru-mantra? Shiksha-guru or diksha-guru?

-Listen to high level hari-katha to get rid of anarthas but do not apply it to yourself, like: I am manjari, I am sakhi, etc

-In the material world a person is coming gradually from 1st grade to 2nd grade, etc, but in the transcendental world everything happens simultaneously, i.e. depending on how much shraddha you have you get sadhu-sanga, etc.

-Question: When we meditate on Gurudev, what should be our meditation?

-Question: When we chant gaura-mantra and gaura-gayatri what should be our meditation?

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26/02/22 – The joy of meeting after a long separation (English) – Brazil

-Meaning of upasana
-Keep mauna-vrata (speaking only krishna-katha, no mundane katha) in Ekadashi
-If you take shelter of Acyuta Krishna (a-not, cyuta-fall), you will never fall down
-Rasika-vaishnavas say that Krishna has two bad qualifications, atmaramata and aptakamata, but due to sadhu-sanga with Srimati Radhika He gets rid of those bad qualifications
-First preach to your mind, then preach to others
-Gopis’ mind is always observed with Krishna
-If I pull you by your shikha, your whole body will be pulled in automatically. Similarly, Krishna does not call the manjaris because they will come along with Srimati Radhika anyway ))
-If Krishna will call manjaris by their names, madhurya-rasa will not come. Ex. Guru calls disciples, and they go because they are afraid to make offence of disobedience. On the other hand when Guru does not call but disciples go out of love and affection that’s so sweet ))
-Srimati Radhika pulls the rope of Jagannatha chariot. That rope symbolises Her love
-Separation is higher that meeting
-Meeting is so sweet after separation. Example of a widow who lost her child and then discovered that he returned back to his life
-Mahaprabhu’s favourite dishes: dudh-loki and mocha ghonto
-Mahaprabhu passes His message to His mother through Jagadannanda
-Gaurasundara always stays in 5 places: with mother Saci-devi, in the house of Srivasa Thakura, in the dance of Lord NItyananda, in the calling of Advaita Acharya and in the house of Raghava Pandita

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02/02/22am – On sukriti, suicide and humility (English) – Brazil

-Question: What to say to very stubborn people even in Krishna consciousness who preach wrong things like impersonalism, etc?
-Difference between the devotees who came in Krishna consciousness accidentally or by sukriti
-Question: Why do devotees commit suicide?
-Example of Chhota Haridasa
-Srimati Radhika speaks on rama-avatara katha, vamana-avatara katha and krishna-avatara katha
-Krishna tries to convince gopis that He is Bhagavan
-Question: Whom should I pray to if I have obstacles in devotional life?
-Virodhabhasa alankara in the poetry of Jayadeva Gosvami in honour of Lord Nrisimhadeva – Lotus flower tears the bumblebee, not vice versa
-Lila of Parvati-devi disguising a form of an ordinary lady and crossing the river with the help of a boatman
-Do not mix dainya of pure Vaishnavas and activity of karmi-sadhus
-If there is too much love and affection, then quarrel is coming
-Lila of Krishna giving parijata flower to Rukmini
-If you do not have faith, you won’t get fruits of bhajana and sadhana

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26/01/22am – Lilas of small Nimai (English) – Brazil

-Caitanya Mahaprabhu shows His rasaraja-mahabhava svarupa to Raya Ramananda and
His eight-handed form to one brahmana
-Krishna shows His bhagavatta to Vrajavasis but they do not believe He is Bhagavan
-Lila of a small Nimai asking the girls to worship Him not Shiva
-Bala-chapala Nimai
-Lila of a small Nimai sprinkling the water from His mouth on quarreling brahmanas
-Baby Nimai demands butter from His mother Saci-devi
-Mahaprabhu did not give His blessing to Mukunda and His mother Saci-devi
-Saffron clothes obliges you to behave perfectly, and it’s easy to do bad things in white clothes
-Question: Is it okay for a woman to smile at a brahmachari or sannyasi?

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25/01/22am – Glories of Srimad-Bhagavatam (English) – Brazil

-Brahma-sayujya, paramatma-sayujya
-Jnana-unmukhi-sukriti, karma-unmukhi-sukriti, brahma-unmukhi-sukriti
-Lila of Krishna and Arjuna delivering atma of a brahmana’s son from brahma-jyoti
The story by Srila Gour Govinda Svami Maharaja of a Vaishnava and 3 bhutas
-Srila BV Vamana Gosvami Maharaja delivered many ghosts
-Gokarna and Dundukari. The glories of Srimad-Bhagavatam
-Even pinda-dana is sometimes useless to deliver maha-papi bhutas from their bodies
-Story of a sinner who was in paradise for 24 minutes
-A sadhu is one who sees no faults in people, but only virtues
-If you keep small Bhagavad-gita in your pocket, ghosts will never disturb you
-Ramapriya-Vaikuntha (Rama is Lakshmi, priya is pleasure) is the place near Brahma-loka which Lord Narayana manifested for His and Lakshmi-devi’s pleasure
-Dharmah projjhito kaitavah sloka
-29 March – 3 April will be my Sri Bhagavata Saptaha. All of you are welcome to visit
-If you commit Vaishnava-aparadha then everything will be destroyed except bhakti-unmukhi-sukriti which will be covered
-Prostitute lady Lakshahira become a pure devotee after she listened for 3 days harinama from the lotus lips of nama-mahatma Haridasa Thakura
-Tulasi-seva, tulasi-parikrama, tulasi-puja are very important and powerful
-Gaurasundara and His dhama destroys all offenses
-Offenses affect body, mind and soul and sinful activity affects only body and mind
-Vasuki-naga, king of snakes, asked mosquitos to tell him whose blood is most tasteful
-Shastras say, Prithivi’s beauty depends on human beings

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22/01/22am – Nothing happens without Krishna’s desire (English) – Brazil

-Mahabharata: Kauravas and Pandavas.
-Krishna is our loving father: if we do something wrong, what can He do? He gives us independence and we reap the fruits of our own actions
-Question: How do I know when what happens to me is God’s will and when it is the result of my actions?
-Question: Do animals create karma?
-Jnani-papis and ajnani-papis
-If somebody keeps doing bad things while in Krishna consciousness, should be kicked out
-Mahaprabhu gave heavy chastisement to Chhota Haridasa because he was jnani-papi
-Krishna and Duryodhana
-Jaya and Vijaya are uttama-uttama-mahapurushas acting the role of drunkards and Duryodhana is a baddha-jiva and papa-murti (his life is full of sinful activities)
-Question: How to control the mind? Example of Saubari Rishi stopping his austerities by seeing a pair of fish
-Story of a blue jackal by Srila BV Svami Maharaja
-Do not cheat people. Be same externally and internally
-The extent to which you follow Gurudevа’s instructions and taste to chanting the holy names is a barometer of your spiritual development
-Question: How should we behave towards demons, be they parikaras or baddha-jivas?
-Question: Why Baladeva Prabhu has so much affection for Duryodhana?
-The mercy of Guru and Krishna descends down to the most fallen souls
-This Kali-yuga is dhanya Kali-yuga

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21/01/22am – Mahaprabhu meets Bhatta parivara (English) – Brazil

-Sarvahbauma Bhattacharya takes shelter of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu
-Mahaprabhu meets Raya Ramananda near Godavari
-Lord Caitanya proceeds to Srirangam temple and everyone is attracted by Him and His dancing, singing
-Without parakiya-bhava, rasa-lila will not be manifested
-Gopis ask Krishna about what kind of love He has for them
-Separation nourishes the meeting
-Krishna says to gopis He will never repay for their love for Him
-Sri Gauracandra meets Bhatta parivara (family)
-Gopala Bhatta Gosvami is attached to Sriman Mahaprabhu from his early age
-Prabodhananda Sarasvati is a great Vaishnava and Prakashananda Sarasvati is a mayavadi. Srila Bhakti Prajnana Keshava Gosvami Maharaja said they are two different persons.
-Prabodhananda Sarasvati is Tungavidya sakhi in krishna-lila
-Hithari, the disciple of Gopala Bhatta Gosvami did not follow instructions of his guru on the day of Ekadashi. His guru rejected him and he established his own Hitharivamsha.
-Some people say that Prabodhananda Sarasvati gave shelter to Hithari. Anyhow, this is not our business. One who does not follow instructions of his guru should be rejected

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