Playlist - India 2020

20/12/20pm – Glories of the holy names – (Hindi)

Part 1

– Story of the lion killed by the hunter that listened holy names from the mouth of sadhu; – Be careful with listening bad things about others; – Chant holy names with sadhu; – It’s so hard to concenter our minds; – Exception of Kali Yuga about taking bath; – Story of the 4 sons and the yugas; – About the bhutas in your house and you have faith in fire sacrifice; – Story about “kapara chapara”, the “exquisite cloth”; – We can only meditate in something which has form.

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20/12/20am – Saksi Gopal katha (English translation) – Delhi

– Chaitanya Charitamrta, Madhya-lila, 5th chapter; – Story of the boatman and how Ramji lal came to testify; – Mahaprabhu goes to Saksi Gopal temple; – Story of the daughter-in-law married to a rich family who couldn’t give donation to sadhu because her father-in-law was only “eating the old, and not the new”; – Importance of speaking after thinking: in Kali Yuga people don’t give importance to words (promises made); -You have money in this birth due to donations you gave in previous life, but you must give donation in this life to be able to get money in the next life; – Brahmanas are bhusura (demigods, highest people) on the Earth; – The younger brahmana didn’t want to marry, he only wanted to keep the vow of the older brahmana.

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19/12/20pm – How to increase our taste in chanting (English translation) – Delhi

– Why is our nama ruci decreasing instead of increasing? Because we are not listening to the glories of holy names as much as we should; – How did Srivas Thakura came to the path of bhakti, his life history; – Srivas was thinking: “Prahlad was protected by Lord, but I’m not a devotee”; – Mahaprabhu saved Srivas Thakur from death; – Story of the detective who disguised as a sadhu; – Sadhu who saw the “oil mine” under the earth; – All should come to Nabadwip parikrama, despite the Covid (importance of coming to Nabadwip); – 3 things should never stop: preaching, publication and parikrama; – About how much to chant and how to chant.

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18/12/20pm – Rasa Lila’s Phala Sruti: Bhakti Comes, Then Only Lust Goes Away (Translation) – Mathura

– How hard it is to conquer the lust (the root of our bondage in maya); – Sloka of the result of hearing (phala sruti) of rasa lila (10.33.39, vikriditam vraja-vadhubhir idam ca vishnoh); – “Anusrnuyat”, anu means: under guidance, incessantly, listen from mouth of guru etc; – Definitions of bhakti; – Sambandhatmika bhakti (first relationship, then service) and kamatmika bhakti (first service, relationship doesn’t matter); – Gopis never think if they are even married or not; – “Pratilabhya kamam” – first kamanuga bhakti will come, and then hrd roga (lust, the disease of the heart) disappears, like the sunrays come and then darkness disappears; – Generally, first the lust goes away, then prema bhakti comes, but, with the rasa lila katha, it’s different, this is its special glory; – The two questions made by Pariksit about rasa lila katha; – Longest bridge is in Japan; – Lord is the supreme controller (Barbarik as a witness and lila with demigods).

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18/12/20pm – Rasa Lila’s Phala Sruti Bhakti Comes, Then Only Lust Goes Away (Hindi) – Mathura

– How hard it is to conquer the lust (the root of our bondage in maya); – Sloka of the result of hearing (phala sruti) of rasa lila (10.33.39, vikriditam vraja-vadhubhir idam ca vishnoh); – “Anusrnuyat”, anu means: under guidance, incessantly, listen from mouth of guru etc; – Definitions of bhakti; – Sambandhatmika bhakti (first relationship, then service) and kamatmika bhakti (first service, relationship doesn’t matter); – Gopis never think if they are even married or not; – “Pratilabhya kamam” – first kamanuga bhakti will come, and then hrd roga (lust, the disease of the heart) disappears, like the sunrays come and then darkness disappears; – Generally, first the lust goes away, then prema bhakti comes, but, with the rasa lila katha, it’s different, this is its special glory; – The two questions made by Pariksit about rasa lila katha; – Longest bridge is in Japan; – Lord is the supreme controller (Barbarik as a witness and lila with demigods).

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18/12/20 am – Glories of Madhavendra Puripada (Hindi)

– Chaitanya Charitamrta, Madhya-lila, chapter 4; – Chaitanya Mahaprabhu told this harikatha when He was at Ksira Chora Gopinatha’s temple; – Krishna comes in disguise to Madhavaendra Puri pada at Govinda kunda and gives him milk; – Gopal appears in his dream and instructs to be rediscovered; – Establishment of Gopal on the top of Giriraj and Annakut mahotsava for the Deity; – Eating after bathing; – How did Gopinath kept the kheer for Madhavendra Puri; – Madhavendra Puri runs away from fame; – Mathura’s Keshavaji Gaudiya Math remembrances: Bimala pujari and His perfect service to Thakuraji; – Kunja Bihari prabhu and his service to Mathura temple; – Padmanabha Maharaja when he used to live in Mathura Math; – Srila Narayana Maharaja cooked himself for all on Makara sankranti, and all the brahmacharis would collect so many donations; – The kitchen is as sacred as the altar: strict rule of not entering the kitchen/distributing prasada without dhoti (no pants, no gamcha) and without initiation; – Glories of the food cooked by a maha bhagavata; – Madhavendra Puri pada goes to south India to get malaya chandana for Gopal, but, in the end, Gopal orders him to apply the chandana in Gopinath.

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