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25/05/22pm – Siddha-pranali (English) – Zoom | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-Siddha-pranali by Mahaprabhu is Siksastaka 3
-Trinad api sunicena: be humbler than a blade of grass
-Taror api sahisnuna: be as tolerant as tree
-The patience of a tree
-Amanina manadena: never hanker name, fame, reputation
-When you will be fixed on Krishna, your mind will never be disturbed
-Enter into tattva-siddhanta
-Talking to Chinese devotees

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02/05/22am – Glories of Akshaya-tritiya (English translation) – Zoom

-The four most auspicious days of the year: Akshaya-tritiya, Vijaya-dashami, Vasanta-pancami and Rama-navami
-Everything is perishable in this material world
-Satya-yuga started on Akshaya-tritiya and Ganga manifested on this day
-Lila of Krishna protecting Pandavas from the curse of Durvasa Rishi; akshaya-patra pot
-If in the time of calamities we surrender Sri Hari, He will protect us just as lHe protected Draupadi when Duryodhana and Duhshasana tried to disrobe her
-The story of how Кuvera went from being a poor man to being a treasurer of the heavenly planets
-Lila of Kuvera’s sons Nalakuvera and Manigriva delivered by Sri Krishna
-Devi Parvati has anna-purna form, she is a devata of grains. We should donate rice, grains, wheat, flour on this day and we will never be short of food in our life
-Opening of Badarika ashrama and Banki Bihari today
-Tirthapada means all the holy places reside in the feet of the Lord
-All the pilgrimage places are there in Vraja
-Manasi-Ganga appeared from the mind of Krishna
-Glories of Madhavendra Puripada
-Candana-yatra of Lord Jagannatha is today
-If you feed brahmanas on this day of Akshaya-tritiya you will never have lack of food in your life
-Story of a very chaste brahmani
-You should offer 7 ghi lamps during 7 days

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02/05/22am – Glories of Akshaya-tritiya (Hindi) – Zoom

-The four most auspicious days of the year: Akshaya-tritiya, Vijaya-dashami, Vasanta-pancami and Rama-navami

-The four most auspicious days of the year: Akshaya-tritiya, Vijaya-dashami, Vasanta-pancami and Rama-navami
-Everything is perishable in this material world
-Satya-yuga started on Akshaya-tritiya and Ganga manifested on this day
-Lila of Krishna protecting Pandavas from the curse of Durvasa Rishi; akshaya-patra pot
-If in the time of calamities we surrender Sri Hari, He will protect us just as lHe protected Draupadi when Duryodhana and Duhshasana tried to disrobe her
-The story of how Кuvera went from being a poor man to being a treasurer of the heavenly planets
-Lila of Kuvera’s sons Nalakuvera and Manigriva delivered by Sri Krishna
-Devi Parvati has anna-purna form, she is a devata of grains. We should donate rice, grains, wheat, flour on this day and we will never be short of food in our life
-Opening of Badarika ashrama and Banki Bihari today
-Tirthapada means all the holy places reside in the feet of the Lord
-All the pilgrimage places are there in Vraja
-Manasi-Ganga appeared from the mind of Krishna
-Glories of Madhavendra Puripada
-Candana-yatra of Lord Jagannatha is today
-If you feed brahmanas on this day of Akshaya-tritiya you will never have lack of food in your life
-Story of a very chaste brahmani
-You should offer 7 ghi lamps during 7 days

7 ghi lamps during 7 days

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24/03/22midday – Navadvipa parikrama summary for Chinese devotees (English) – Zoom

-The places visited in Navadvipa-dhama parikrama
-Glories of Srila BV Madhusudana Gosvami Maharaja
-Nityananda Prabhu is searching for Kanhayi in Navadvipa
-Mahaprabhu stayed for 48 years out of which 24 is grihastha-lila & 24 is sannyasa-lila.
-Little Nimai in his childhood three times ate the offering of a brahmana, teased at brahmanas and at young girls who worshipped Shivaji
-Mahaprabhu’s marriage with Lakshmipriya-devi and Vishnupriya-devi
-Nimai Pandita became Bhavuka Nimai after meeting Ishvara Puripada
-Mahaprabhu meets the father of Tapana Mishra
-Nimai’s viraha transcendental madness
-Why Mahaprabhu took sannyasa
-Viraha of Bhakti Prajnana Keshava Gosvami Maharaja
-This year’s parikrama is the biggest Navadvipa-dhama parikrama
-Sad news is that Chinese devotees were not allowed to come to Navadvipa-parikrama this year

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20/02/22 midday – Appearance of Srila BS Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada (English) – Zoom

  • Srila BS Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada is a moon and his disciples are the rays of the moon
  • 5 types of knowledge by Srila BS Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada: pratyaksha-jnana, paroksha-jnana, aparoksha-jnana, adhokshaja-jnana and aprakrita-jnana)
  • If somebody glorifies Vrajavasis, Krishna cannot hide his mood
  • Sadhaka should cut the jungles (unwanted things) in his heart to get shuddha-bhakti
  • Rupa-anugatya bhajana is our aim and object
  • Rama Krishna mission’s conception of getting to your destination in any way you want was condemned by Srila BS Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada
  • Vinoda-bihari brachmachari protected his guru whom apa-sampradayas wanted to kill
  • Types of sakhis, manjaris
  • Shyamarani’s book Svarupa of the jiva is very important. One should again and again read it
    -Always chant Krishna’s sweet names
    -Rasa-lila from the lotus lips of rasika-vaishnavas will destroy all anarthas from our hearts
    -Srimati Radharani is svadhina-bhartrika-nayika and Krishna is dhira-lalita-nayaka
    -Srila BS Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada: My audience is my real gurus
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06/02/22am – Glories of Vasanta-panchami & Prominent Vaishnavas (Hindi) – Zoom

-About Gaudiya Sampradaya prominent acharyas appearance & disappearance day being today & also Vasantha-panchami.
-About the 4 days in a year which are very auspicious.
-Manifestation of Sarasvati-devi by Brahmaji & how her music tunes with vina made all jivas enthusiastic from dull state.
-3 names given by Brahmaji to Sarasvati-devi.
-Srimati Radhika is the origin of sringara-rasa, sarasvati, all sangita-kala (music,dance,singing).
-Srimati Radhika is called Gandharvika.
-Whoever worships demigods are worshipping Lord Krishna indirectly.
-Srimati Radhika is also called Durga & meaning of Durga.
-About 2 prominent rasa-lilas: vasantika & saradiya-rasa-lila.
-Glories of Gita-govinda.
-Glories of Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami & about his life history.
-3 characteristics in one’s heart when bhakti arises.
-A sadhaka in siddha stage takes 2 forms & serves Mahaprabhu in one form & Radha Krishna in another form.
-First we have to take shelter of Srila Rupa Gosvami & then Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami.
-Srila Visvanatha Chakravartipada being manifestation of Srila Rupa Gosvami wrote books on madhurya-rasa especially parakiya-bhava.
-He made his disciple Srila Baladeva Vidyabhushana to defend Gaudiya Sampradaya in Jaipur Kings court.
-Lila of Srila Visvanatha Chakravartipada saving himself from sahajiyas plan to kill him & they surrendered to him.
-Lila of Gadadhara Pandita taking diksha from Pundarika Vidyanidhi who acted like a visaya-prayi.
-Lila of Baladeva & Jagannatha kicking Pundarika Vidyanidhi in his dream.
-Vishnupriya-devi chanted holy names the whole day & the rice grains she took while chanting were used by her to cook & serve Thakuraji, Saci-devi, servant Ishana & took the food.

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01/02/22pm – Perfect philosophies established by Srila BV Narayana Gosvami Maharaja (English) – Zoom

-3 devatas of Gaudiya Vedanta Samiti

-Svarupa is inherent, it never changes

-Uddhava comes to Vrindavana and is amazed by gopis’ love for Krishna

-Uddhava’s austerities in Kusuma-sarovara

-In the beginning sadhaka should follow vidhi-bhakti but he have to listen to vraja-rasa-katha

-Raga-vartma-candrika: 3 rules of vidhi-marga. Example with the front and back of a leaf

-Ragatmika-janas are Krishna’s nitya-parikaras

-All rupanugas are raganugas, but not all raganugas are rupanugas

-2 symptoms of Vraja-ragatmika-janas: 1) they are always absorbed in Krishna; 2) they never have bhagavad-buddhi but possess sweetness mood

-In spite of Krishna’s opulences Vrajavasis do not believe that Krishna is Bhagavan

-Our goal is to get a sprinkle of mood of Vrajavasis

-Lakshmi-devi cannot enter Vraja because she doesn’t want to have a guidance (anugatya) from the gopis

-Acintnya-bheda-abheda and shakti-parinamavada of Caitanya Mahaprabhu

-Srila Gurudeva manifested Prabhanda-panchaka where he cut all babaji-sampradayas philosophies

-Who (which mouse) will put the bell on the neck of a cat to hear it approaching them afterwards? Babaji’s were afraid of Srila BV Narayana Gosvami Maharaja

-Sadhu-sanga, types of sadhu, stages of devotional life, 

-Buddhi-purvika-bhakti and svabhavika-bhakti

-9 external and 3 internal symptoms of bhakti

-Sambandhatmika-bhakti and kamatmika-bhakti

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01/02/22am – The Glories of Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja (Hindi) – Zoom

-Srila Gurudeva appeared in Mauni-amavasya
-The background of Mauni-amavasya: the Ramayana
-Sati-devi tested Ramacandra if He was a real Bhagavan, Siva rejected her and kept silence
-Srila Gurudeva appeared into this world like Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu through nama-sankirtana
-In Vilapa-kusumanjali Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami prays only to be a kinkari of Srimati Radhika
-Srila Gurudeva instructed one of his disciples to pray Srimati Radhika and Krishna only to get attachment to his Guru’s lotus feet
-Today Srila Gurudeva is so happy, he will answer all our prayers like Srimati Radhika is very happy in Radhashtami day and fulfils all prayers
-Symptoms of ragatmika-janas
-4 infallible weapons of parakiya-bhava
-Ahan-graha-upasana (thinking: I am Nanda, I am Yashoda, I am Radha, etc,) should be given up
-Rupanuga-bhajana-paddhati. All rupanugas are raganugas, but not all raganugas are rupanugas
-5 rules of attaining raganuga-bhajana
-Puranjana, Puranjani, Bharata Maharaja – example of a wasp and a cockroach (SB 11.9.23)
-49 ingredients of rasa: sthayibhava, 7 gauna-rasas, 5 mukha-rasas, 8 ashta-sattvika-bhavas, 33 sancari-bhavas, vyabhichari-bhavas
-Acintya-bheda-abheda-tattva-siddhanta of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu
-Srila Gurudeva told: ‘Even one jiva in millions is relishing my books they worth publishing’
-Sadhu and conditioned soul never change their nature
-Though externally Sri Radha criticises Krishna, in fact She glorifies Him
-Srila Gurudeva is yuga-acharya

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