Playlist - Holland 2022

15/05/22pm – Nrisimha-caturdasi (Hindi) – Holland | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-None is equal to Bhagavan or greater than Bhagavan.
-Bhagavan is equal to all. But He is saranagata-palaka.
-Lila of 4 Kumaras choosing to be sannyasis after hearing from Brahmaji what is the best process for bhajana-sadhana.
-Story of an organiser in a mela collecting money & beating people inside.
-This material world is dukhalayam asasvatam.
-Brahmaji praying to Lord Vishnu to protect 4 Kumaras after they decide to meditate on Brahman.
-Lord Vishnu making 4 Kumaras getting attracted to the fragrance of tulasi leaf & 4 Kumaras cursing Jaya & Vijaya after they stopped 4 Kumaras.
-Lord Vishnu wants to relish vira-rasa & wants Jaya & Vijaya to be part of that lila in mortal world.
-Lila of Lord Varahadeva appearing from Brahmaji’s nostrils, fighting with Hiranyaksha & liberating Prithvi-devi.
-Hiranyakasipu’s decision to avenge his brother’s death & Yogamaya as parrot diverts him from chanting brahma-mantra to vishnu-mantra.
-Indra kidnapping Kayadhu & Narada Rishi protecting her & speaking Srimad-Bhagavatam to her in his ashrama. About garbha-samskara.
-Hiranyakasipu asked for a boon from Brahmaji with different conditions for his death to occur.
-Hiranyakasipu giving troubles to all those worshipping Lord Vishnu.
-Prahlada Maharaja is sent to school & his explanation for what is the best teaching.
-If you don’t take shelter of a bonafide guru your bhajana and sadhana will not start.
-Story of a disciple of Srila Parama-Gurudeva’s who was sent back by Yamaraja.
-Hiranyakasipu tried to kill Prahlada Maharaja & was sent back to school where Prahlada taught about bhakti to his classmates.
-Lila of Lord Narasimhadeva killing Hiranyakasipu & asking Prahlada Maharaja to ask for a boon.
-Whoever hears the katha of Prahlada Maharaja will attain Lord.
Additional points for above lecture after drama:
-Srimati Radhika told Krsna in the next life when You become a sadhu Your debts will be cleared.
-Sacinandana Gaurahari distributed the prema indiscriminately to all.
-Krsna distributed this prema only in Vraja & Mahaprabhu distributed everywhere.

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14/05/22pm – Sadhu-sanga mahima (English) – Holland | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-Importance of giving samskaras to children.
-Different samskaras mentioned in Sat-kriya-saradipika.
-Naradaji giving advice to Hiranyakasipu to do tapasya to avenge his brother’s death.
-Yogamaya manifesting as parrot & making Hiranyakasipu divert from chanting Brahma-mantra to Vishnu-mantra.
-Hiranyakasipu returning back home & met with his wife Kayadhu.
-When the baby comes into the womb of the mother she should be neat & clean reading Bhagavad-gita & Srimad-Bhagavatam.
-Lila of Krsna taking offered ghee lamps by Yashoda Maiya in Yamuna & placing on a bank to signify He won’t let jivas get drowned in samsara.
-Don’t go towards darkness/maya & proceed towards light.
-Jivas have to choose where they want to go to Radha-Krsna or to Maya-devi.
-Without association of sadhu none can develop spiritual life.
-Lila of Naradaji asking Lord Narayana about sadhu-sanga mahima & Lord directs him to a bumble bee, cuckoo which dies on seeing Naradaji & finally a newborn baby explains.
-Only human beings can get the association of sadhu-sanga & hear hari-katha.
-Srila Visvanatha Chakravartipada clearly explains that in this life you will attain Lord’s abode if you recite Gurvashtaka.

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13/05/22pm – Hari-katha from sadhu (English) – Holland | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-Krsna is very merciful & wonderful.
-Very extremely fortunate living entities will take shelter of guru who gives bhakti-lata-bija.
-Guru, Vaishnava by force engage us to serve Krsna.
-Srila BS Siddhanta Sarasvatipada explains all the audience are his guru.
-Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami saying Srila Sanatana Gosvami engaged him in raganuga-bhakti.
-Mahaprabhu handing Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami to Svarupa Damodara.
-Svarupa Damodara & Raya Ramananda reciting the verses from different books to Mahaprabhu.
-Lila of Mahaprabhu tearing His chest to see if Krsna is there when Svarupa Damodara said Krsna is in His heart.
-Krsna-prema can be obtained from Nityananda Prabhu & go to His market with simple faith.
-Everyday utter the names of all our guru-vargas & 3 dhamas: Navadvipa-dhama, Jaganntha Puri dhama, Vrindavana-dhama.
-Water the seed (bhakti-lata-bija) you got from guru by sravana.
-Hari-katha enters into your heart & cleans anarthas.
-Krsna thinks one who is listening to hari-katha is a friend of My friend.
-Bonafide sadhu, guru sees who is listening to krsna-katha attentively.
-If you have no taste to listen to hari-katha, all your efforts are useless.
-Srimati Radhika says Hey Govinda Your katha is sweet nectar.
-Yukta-vairagya vs phalgu-vairagya.
-If Bhakti manifests in one’s heart one thinks everyone belongs to guru, Krsna.
-Importance of time & patience & Holland is holy land

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12/05/22pm – Ekadashi-tithi (English) – Holland | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-Ekadashi-tithi is bhakti-janani.
-Lila of Devaki and Vasudeva performing fire sacrifice for the welfare of Krsna-Balarama & asking Rishis to stop it on seeing the arrival of Narada Rishi.
-Meaning the human body is how to get the association of sadhu.
-In Brihad-bhagavatamrita Sanatana Gosvami glorifies sadhu-sanga.
-Sadhu-sanga means hari-katha.
-Story of a person happy to go to hell along with his prostitute lady.
-About Ekadashi-tithi mixed with other tithis.
-Lila of Vasishtha Rishi giving reasons for the suffering of Sita-devi.
-Lila of Ekadashi-devi’s manifestation from Vishnu to kill Mura demon & getting boon from Lord Vishnu.
-If you die on the day of ekadashi you will go to Vaikuntha or Goloka Vrindavana dhama.
-Under any circumstances don’t take the grains on ekadashi.
-From 8 to 80 years old all have to follow ekadashi.
-Srila Vamana Gosvami Maharaja used to give some donation to blind ones.
-Rukmangada asking Balakhilya Rishi about his past life.
-Maya-devi coming as second wife of Rukmangada to test him, his wife & son Dharmangada regarding following of ekadashi.
-Lord Vishnu appears before Rukmangada cuts his son & Maya-devi leaves the place.
-Srila Parama-Gurudeva used to make every brahmachari, sannyasi to chant 64 rounds.

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11/05/22pm – Types of Guru Sevakаs (Hindi + English) – Holland | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-If there is no taste to hear hari-katha then all your endeavours are useless.
-When you think everything belongs to Lord war can be avoided.
-If you stay in the material world you will suffer.
-Only in Bhagavat-rajya we will be happy.
-Krsna-bhajanа is our aim & object.
-Srila BS Sarasvatipada said how to engage in krsna-nama & krsna-katha 24 hrs.
-Dehatma-buddhi is the root cause of our distress & unhappiness.
-We are all the eternal servants of Krsna.
-Srila Parama-Gurudeva said never criticise or blaspheme others.
-We are all tied together with one thread of guru-seva & guru-bhakti.
-Bhakti means one pointed with guru & Krsna.
-Guru-nishtha & guru-bhakti is the backbone of our bhajana-sadhana.
-Tamasica guru sevaka katha of Ekalavya.
-Sishya means following the instructions of Gurudeva.
-Bonafide disciple completely surrenders to a guru.
-Srila Svami Maharaja says if Lord protects You who can kill You & if Lord wants to kill who can protect you.
-Rajasic guru-sevaka katha of Karna.
-Sattvic guru-sevaka katha of Bhishma Pitamaha.
-Nirguna guru-sevaka katha of Upamanyu & Arunik.
-Madhavendra Puripada & about his 2 disciples Ishvara Puripada & Ramachandra Puripada.
-ayi dina-dayardra natha he (C.C ML 4.197) verse recitation by 3 persons.
-Vani-seva is higher than vapu-seva.
-Chant holy names & serve guru. All tattva siddhanta will manifest in heart.

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10/05/22pm – Sita-navami (Hindi+English) – Holland

-Why krsna-bhaktas celebrate the appearance of Ramachandra or Sita-devi?
-In tattva-siddhanta there are no differences between Lord Rama & Krsna.
-As per rasa-madhurya, lila-madhurya Bhagavan manifests many forms.
-Without tattva-siddhanta one cannot enter suddha-bhakti.
-Lila of Lord Rama giving word to Rishis in Dandakaranya that He will accept them as gopis in krsna-lila.
-Srila Parama-Gurudeva first completely absorbed in rama-katha.
-Lila of Naradaji cursing Lord Vishnu to cry for a lady like he felt.
-History of Vedavati & Vedavati before leaving her body cursing Ravana that she will become the source of his death.
-Sita-devi is Rama’s eternal wife & Vedavati entered into Sita-devi.
-How Vedavati presents in 3 different yugas
-Rama-katha of killing Tarakasura, turning stone back to Ahalya, marrying Sita-devi.
-Sita-devi appearing in a box within earth to Janaka Maharaja.
-Parasurama giving Shivaji’s bow to Janaka Maharaja but not to Ravana who tried to take & fell like a mouse between the bow.
-Lord Rama breaks the Shivaji bow after tying the string & the subsequent conversation with Parasurama.
-Lord Rama’s marriage with Sita-devi & then going to exile for 14 years.
-Agnideva helping Lord Rama in hiding original Sita-devi at Shiva Parvati place & giving Lord Rama Chaya Sita to accomplish the mission of killing Ravana.
-Rama killing Ravana & asking Chaya Sita to prove chastity in fire when original Sita-devi is returned back & Chaya Sita sent to Svarga as Svarga Lakshmi.
-Sita-devi on Her own going to Valmiki ashrama in forest & later giving birth to Lava & Kusa.
-Lava and Kusa stopped the horse from Ramachandra’s asvamedha-yagna & Sita-devi going into Patala.

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