Playlist - Bhagavata Saptaha in Mathura 2021

10/02/21- Bhagavat Saptaha, Day 7. Srila Narayana Goswami Maharaj glories (Translation) – Mathura

-About Vrindavan Parikrama with Srila Gurudev’s photo & Centennial celebration. -About bhajana-sthali of Srila Rupa Goswamipad & Srila Sanatana Goswamipad. Discussion b/w Srila Rupa Goswami & Srila Sanatana Goswami on Srimad-Bhagavatam slokas. -Srimati Radhika listens to 2 Goswamis on the pretext of giving kheer. -Bhagavan’s dearmost person is bhakta-bhagavata & we have to listen to their glories. -How sadhu’s lakshan titiksava, karunika, suhida, sarva dehinaam, ajata satru are present in Srila Narayana Goswami Maharaj. -Preaching in West is difficult. About Srila Vana Maharaj’s preaching in Brazil in initial days. -5 years continuously Srila Gurudev used to teach us Jaiva Dharma, Sat Sandarbhas. -Guru reveals to his disciple who doesn’t have hypocrisy, duplicity in his heart. -Bhakti Kamala Madhusudhana Maharaj explanation about labdhvā sudurlabham idaṁ bahu-sambhavānte sloka (SB 11.09.29). -When Srila Gurudev heard the sloka, how he left for Navadvipa Dham & surrendered to Parama Gurudev. -Service of Srila Gurudev to Parama Gurudev under the guidance of Srila Vamana Goswami Maharaj. -2 types of seva 1.vapu-seva 2.vani-seva. Vani-seva is better than vapu-seva. -When Srila Gurudev gave me sannyasa he said that I have to do preaching in Brazil. -In answering 6 questions of Saunaka Rishis Suta Goswami spoke exactly what he heard from his gurudev Shukadev Goswami. -Srila Vamana Goswami Maharaj as acharya of Gaudiya Vedanta Samithi ordering Srila Gurudev to give dikshas. -Srila Gurudev’s mahima is to give prema to all. He used to bind everyone with rope of prema. -Srila Gurudev’s teaching to worship Lord Shiva considering him as topmost Vaishnava & as Gopishwar Mahadev. -How Srila Gurudev gave the stress to publish goswamis & previous acharyas books like Gita Govinda. -Srila Gurudev is magnanimous. The 3 main things are Publications, Prachar, Parikrama. -Reason for me not staying in Mathura is that remembrances of Srila Gurudev come & difficult for me. -Duty of sat-sishya is to listen to glories of Gurudev. Throughout the world the glories of Srila Gurudev has to go on. -About the actual meaning of Guru Pooja & next day’s celebration.

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09/02/21 – Sri Bhagavat Saptaha, Day 6 (Translation) – Mathura

– Little Krishna kills demons, giving them liberation – Nanda Maharaj gives gifts to all vrajavasi to celebrate Krishna’s birth – Srimati Radhika’s appearance. – The human body cannot withstand the prema. – Srimati Radhika was born with Her eyes closed so that Krishna would be the first person She would see after Her birth – Narada Rishi sees Srimati Radhika’s divine love – Radha and Krishna’s first meeting after Their birth – Madhu Smita Sri Radha – my book of rare facts about Srimati Radharani – Netra-utsava – celebration of Sri Radha’s eye opening – Darshana-jata-prema (Kubja), shravana-jata-prema (Rukmini), sahaja-jata-prema (Radha and gopis) – Param-Gurudev had an uncle, a devotee of Lord Rama, and the boys surrounded him and teased him, shouting: “Jai Sri Ram!” and the uncle forbade them to speak. In fact, he did it on purpose, so that they would repeat Lord Rama’s names even more – Sita-devi does not leave her body separated from Ramachandra because she repeats His name, which like a guardian guards her vital air – Description of Krishna’s beauty. – Govardhana-dharana lila

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09/02/21 – Sri Bhagavat Saptaha, Day 6 (Hindi) – Mathura

– Little Krishna kills demons, giving them liberation – Nanda Maharaj gives gifts to all vrajavasi to celebrate Krishna’s birth – Srimati Radhika’s appearance. – The human body cannot withstand the prema. – Srimati Radhika was born with Her eyes closed so that Krishna would be the first person She would see after Her birth – Narada Rishi sees Srimati Radhika’s divine love – Radha and Krishna’s first meeting after Their birth – Madhu Smita Sri Radha – my book of rare facts about Srimati Radharani – Netra-utsava – celebration of Sri Radha’s eye opening – Darshana-jata-prema (Kubja), shravana-jata-prema (Rukmini), sahaja-jata-prema (Radha and gopis) – Param-Gurudev had an uncle, a devotee of Lord Rama, and the boys surrounded him and teased him, shouting: “Jai Sri Ram!” and the uncle forbade them to speak. In fact, he did it on purpose, so that they would repeat Lord Rama’s names even more – Sita-devi does not leave her body separated from Ramachandra because she repeats His name, which like a guardian guards her vital air – Description of Krishna’s beauty. – Govardhana-dharana lila

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08/02/21 – Sri Bhagavat Saptaha, Day 5. Srila Gurudev glories & Reasons for Krishna’s Avirbhava (translation) – Mathura

-There is no difference between bhakta & Bhagavan. Bhakta & Bhagavan cannot stay away from one another. -To understand grantha-bhagavata one has to take the guidance of bhakta bhagavata. For that reason we are glorifying the transcendental life history of Srila Gurudev. -Srila Gurudev having 5 qualities of a sadhu – titikshava, karunika, ajata satruvu, suhida, sarva dehinam. -Srila Gurudev corrects others by saying that Krishna manifested Himself in Mathura in front of Devaki & Vasudeva but was actually born in Gokul to Mother Yashoda & Nanda Baba. -Srila Gurudev will not tolerate apasiddhanta & asks to listen to actual siddhanta from him. -The duty of a disciple who took diksha is to listen hari-katha first from Gurudev. -Today is the appearance day of Srila Trivikrama Goswami Maharaj, a maha-bhagavata & about his glories. -Gaudiya Vedanta Samiti’s 3 pillars Srila Vamana Goswami Maharaj, Srila Trivikrama Goswami Maharaj and Srila Narayana Goswami Maharaj. -Srila Narayana Goswami Maharaj has very deep affection towards Srila BV Swami Maharaj & glorified him in western preaching & in a book. -Srila Gurudev is Ramana Manjari. Srila Gurudev used to open everything in front of his disciples. -Sadhu savadhan — Be careful even if you get a sad guru & commit offenses everything will be destroyed. -Goloka Vrindavan is ananda maya dham & there is no maya there. Everyone is in the service of Krishna. -If you ask Srimati Radhika whether She is married or unmarried She isn’t bothered about it as She thinks of Krishna’s service. -Primary reason for Krishna’s avirbhava is people will listen to His Katha & they will get freed from lust, anger etc. -Its not easy to conquer lust & Brahmaji, Shivaji shows lila for proof. -Secondary reason is to protect varnashrama-dharma & sadhus & kill demons. -Story of Lord Vamana & Ratnavali & how Lord Krishna shows His mercy on Rathavali in Dvapara-yuga. -Story of Lord Ramachandra shows mercy on the ladies of Janaka puri; giving a chance to come as gopis in krishna-lila. -In Kali-yuga one need not listen to anything other than Srimad-Bhagavatam

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08/02/21 – Sri Bhagavat Saptaha, Day 5. Srila Narayana Goswami Maharaja glories (Hindi) – Mathura

Part 1

-Srila Narayana Goswami Maharaj glorification by different devotees. -Srila Narayana Goswami Maharaj used to show mercy equally on everyone be it the disciple of any other exalted Vaishnava also. -Srila Narayana Goswami Maharaj melts the hearts of devotees by saying you have done wonderful service in comparsion to my own disciples. -Tadiyatva-bhava & madiyatva-bhava. Sad-shishya will have madiyathva-bhava that Gurudev belongs to me. -Sadhu sees everyone equally & doesn’t discriminate.

Part 2

-There is no difference between bhakta & Bhagavan. Bhakta & Bhagavan cannot stay away from one another. -To understand grantha-bhagavata one has to take the guidance of bhakta bhagavata. For that reason we are glorifying the transcendental life history of Srila Gurudev. -Srila Gurudev having 5 qualities of a sadhu – titikshava, karunika, ajata satruvu, suhida, sarva dehinam. -Srila Gurudev corrects others by saying that Krishna manifested Himself in Mathura in front of Devaki & Vasudeva but was actually born in Gokul to Mother Yashoda & Nanda Baba. -Srila Gurudev will not tolerate apasiddhanta & asks to listen to actual siddhanta from him. -The duty of a disciple who took diksha is to listen hari-katha first from Gurudev. -Today is the appearance day of Srila Trivikrama Goswami Maharaj, a maha-bhagavata & about his glories. -Gaudiya Vedanta Samiti’s 3 pillars Srila Vamana Goswami Maharaj, Srila Trivikrama Goswami Maharaj and Srila Narayana Goswami Maharaj. -Srila Narayana Goswami Maharaj has very deep affection towards Srila BV Swami Maharaj & glorified him in western preaching & in a book. -Srila Gurudev is Ramana Manjari. Srila Gurudev used to open everything in front of his disciples. -Sadhu savadhan — Be careful even if you get a sad guru & commit offenses everything will be destroyed. -Goloka Vrindavan is ananda maya dham & there is no maya there. Everyone is in the service of Krishna. -If you ask Srimati Radhika whether She is married or unmarried She isn’t bothered about it as She thinks of Krishna’s service. -Primary reason for Krishna’s avirbhava is people will listen to His Katha & they will get freed from lust, anger etc. -Its not easy to conquer lust & Brahmaji, Shivaji shows lila for proof. -Secondary reason is to protect varnashrama-dharma & sadhus & kill demons. -Story of Lord Vamana & Ratnavali & how Lord Krishna shows His mercy on Rathavali in Dvapara-yuga. -Story of Lord Ramachandra shows mercy on the ladies of Janaka puri; giving a chance to come as gopis in krishna-lila. -In Kali-yuga one need not listen to anything other than Srimad-Bhagavatam.

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07/02/21 – Bhagavat Saptaha, Day 4 (Translation) – Mathura

-In Brihad-bhagavatamrita Sanatana Goswamipad says that if one establishes laukika sat bandhuvat priti (sneha bhava) with Vrajavasis one easily obtains Krishna. -Reminiscence of old Matha days with Srila Gurudev. -Jiva Goswamipad says that with Ambarisha Maharaj katha (9th canto), Shuka Parikshit katha only the Bhagavatam katha is complete & fulfilled. -About daivi varnashrama-dharma being based on one’s qualities (guna) & activities (karma). -Whoever does Krishna bhajana is considered best whatever be the caste, race, gender etc. -Importance of breaking Ekadashi vrata in parana time to get the fruits of bhakti. Otherwise it will be like a sukriti. -Ambarisha Maharaj used all the 11 indriyas in the service of Lord. -Srimati Radhika says the fruits of seeing is Govinda darshan. -4 Kumaras after smelling the Tulasi offered at the lotus feet of Lord gave up meditation of Brahma. -Durvasa Rishi is an exalted personality & by looking at his external activities lets pray that we don’t commit any offenses. -Durvasa Rishi activities in Dvaraka-puri asking for kheer & smearing it to Krishna’s body & also replacing the horses of chariot with Rukmini devi & Satyabhama & wanders in the Dvaraka-puri. -Story of Ambarisha Maharaj & Durvasa Rishi where Durvasa Rishi gets offended as Ambarisha Maharaj took Lord’s charanamrita in parana without feeding him. -Story of killing of Kritva by sudarshana-chakra who chases Durvasa until he asks for forgiveness from Ambarisha Maharaj. -Except butcher everyone wants to hear nectarian bhagavata-katha. -1) sadhana-bhakti — leshagni (removal of obstacles, sins) & subhada (auspiciousness). 2) bhava -bhakti — moksha laghutakrit (considers mukti as insignificant) , sudurlabha (rarity) 3) prema-bhakti — Krishna Akarshini (attracts Krishna), sandrananda-visheshatma. -Story of Lord Vishnu telling Lord Krishna & Lord Balarama will appear when Bhudevi takes the form of cow to request devatas for protection from burden of sins caused by demons. -How Kamsa was born to Dhumila, demon & Paadma. Story of Vasudeva pacifying Kamsa from killing Devaki after hearing aerial voice. -Avirbhava of Lord Balarama & Lord Krishna. Lord Vishnu reminds Devaki & Vasudeva of their previous lives. -Vasudeva replacing Yogamaya with Krishna & baby girl becomes Kali & warns Kamsa.

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07/02/21 – Bhagavat Saptaha, Day 4 (Hindi) – Mathura

-In Brihad-bhagavatamrita Sanatana Goswamipad says that if one establishes laukika sat bandhuvat priti (sneha bhava) with Vrajavasis one easily obtains Krishna. -Reminiscence of old Matha days with Srila Gurudev. -Jiva Goswamipad says that with Ambarisha Maharaj katha (9th canto), Shuka Parikshit katha only the Bhagavatam katha is complete & fulfilled. -About daivi varnashrama-dharma being based on one’s qualities (guna) & activities (karma). -Whoever does Krishna bhajana is considered best whatever be the caste, race, gender etc. -Importance of breaking Ekadashi vrata in parana time to get the fruits of bhakti. Otherwise it will be like a sukriti. -Ambarisha Maharaj used all the 11 indriyas in the service of Lord. -Srimati Radhika says the fruits of seeing is Govinda darshan. -4 Kumaras after smelling the Tulasi offered at the lotus feet of Lord gave up meditation of Brahma. -Durvasa Rishi is an exalted personality & by looking at his external activities lets pray that we don’t commit any offenses. -Durvasa Rishi activities in Dvaraka-puri asking for kheer & smearing it to Krishna’s body & also replacing the horses of chariot with Rukmini devi & Satyabhama & wanders in the Dvaraka-puri. -Story of Ambarisha Maharaj & Durvasa Rishi where Durvasa Rishi gets offended as Ambarisha Maharaj took Lord’s charanamrita in parana without feeding him. -Story of killing of Kritva by sudarshana-chakra who chases Durvasa until he asks for forgiveness from Ambarisha Maharaj. -Except butcher everyone wants to hear nectarian bhagavata-katha. -1) sadhana-bhakti — leshagni (removal of obstacles, sins) & subhada (auspiciousness). 2) bhava -bhakti — moksha laghutakrit (considers mukti as insignificant) , sudurlabha (rarity) 3) prema-bhakti — Krishna Akarshini (attracts Krishna), sandrananda-visheshatma. -Story of Lord Vishnu telling Lord Krishna & Lord Balarama will appear when Bhudevi takes the form of cow to request devatas for protection from burden of sins caused by demons. -How Kamsa was born to Dhumila, demon & Paadma. Story of Vasudeva pacifying Kamsa from killing Devaki after hearing aerial voice. -Avirbhava of Lord Balarama & Lord Krishna. Lord Vishnu reminds Devaki & Vasudeva of their previous lives. -Vasudeva replacing Yogamaya with Krishna & baby girl becomes Kali & warns Kamsa.

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