Playlist - Zoom 2022

29/07/22 – Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Maharaja Disappearance (English) – Zoom | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-The meaning of the words Sridhara and Rakshaka
-Yatha yatha gaura-padaravinde sloka discussion
-Aradhitam nava-vanam vraja-kananam sloka discussion
-Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Maharaja had so much love and affection for me and blessed me to perform bhajana and sadhana
-Deha-dehi-bhida nasti: Srimati Radhika’s complexion is non-different from Herself
-Mahabhava-svarupini Srimati Radhika covers Krishna’s whole body from top to toe with Her body to protect Him from the symptoms of mahabhava, which only She can bear
-Caitanya Mahaprabhu is prachhana-avatara (hidden incarnation) of Krishna
-Only Mahaprabhu can give vraja-prema in Kali-yuga
-Read ‘Golden Volcano of Divine Love’ of Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Maharaja as it has same mood as Srila Gurudeva’s and Srila Gour Govinda Gosvami’s books
-Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Maharaja’s short bio
-Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Maharaja’s brahmachari name is Ramananda Brahmachari
-Srila Bhakti Prajnana Keshava Gosvami Maharaja took sannyasa from Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Maharaja
-It’s difficult to comprehend the external activities of a Vaishnava
-Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Maharaja wrote many stava-stutis to his Guru Srila BS Sarasvati Prabhupada
-He wrote many granthas in English, Bengali and other languages

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04/07/22pm – Ratha-yatra (English) – Zoom

-Jagannatha is the Lord of the Universe
-Mahaprabhu and the devotees cleanse the temple of Gundicha
-Dormant desires of baddha-jiva
-Saloka, samipya, sarsti and sayujya-mukti are rejected by devotees. Sayujya is considered to be a kind of punishment as jivas never become Brahman
-Prema-seva-uttara and sukha-aisvarya-uttara. Sukha-aisvarya-uttara should be rejected by devotees
-pratiṣṭhāśa dhṛṣṭā śvapaca-ramaṇī me hṛdi naṭet sloka
-Sadhakas should not have kutinati, duplicity
-Radhika calls Krishna to Vrindavana
-The one who pulls the rope of Jagannatha chariot will reach Goloka Vrindavana
-Jagannatha is mahabhava-prakasha
-Radha-viraha-vidura Krishna and krishna-viraha-vidura Krishna
-Krishna is Madana-mohana
-The one with bhagavad-buddhi cannot enter Vraja

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30/06/22 – Gundicha-marjana-lila (English translation) – Zoom | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-Mahaprabhu after returning from a South India tour expressing His desire about Gundicha-mandira-marjana before Ratha-yatra.
-Mahaprabhu getting all articles needed for cleaning of Gundicha mandira.
-Mahaprabhu going to Gundicha mandira with all devotees doing nama-sankirtana.
-By taking all bhaktas Mahaprabhu started sweeping with all devotees.
-Why did Mahaprabhu cry while sweeping?
-Srimati Radhika hides Her dukha of viraha & with gopis decorating kunja for Krsna’s pleasure.
-Krsna’s itinerary in Laghu-bhagavatamrta starting from Vrindavana.
-Mahaprabhu is doing smarana of vraja-lila while cleaning Gundicha mandira marjana.
-For loka-shiksha this lila shows how to clean the temple of heart & decorate it so that Bhagavan will come.
-Mahaprabhu checking how devotees are cleaning
-Mahaprabhu is doing seva & making others to seva.
-First clean the heart of temple by nama-sankirtana, guru-seva, vaishnava-seva
-Mahaprabhu’s pile of dirt is more than all others.
-As long as one hankers for labha, pooja, pratishtha shuddha-bhakti won’t manifest.
-Mahaprabhu with His uttariya even wiped off the ray of dirt to signify that unless bhukti, mukti is removed shuddha-bhakti won’t appear.
-Lila of Mahaprabhu getting angry at a boy who washed His feet in front of Thakuraji & Svarupa Damodara’s interactions with that boy.
-We should not eat in front of vigraha.
-Types of anarthas & considering oneself as Radharani is offensive.
-Mahaprabhu showing the lila of acharya in Gundicha-marjana
-How to come out from maya & practise shuddha-bhakti.

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30/06/22 – Gundicha-marjana-lila (Hindi) – Zoom | Srila BV Vana Maharaja

-Mahaprabhu after returning from a South India tour expressing His desire about Gundicha-mandira-marjana before Ratha-yatra.
-Mahaprabhu getting all articles needed for cleaning of Gundicha mandira.
-Mahaprabhu going to Gundicha mandira with all devotees doing nama-sankirtana.
-By taking all bhaktas Mahaprabhu started sweeping with all devotees.
-Why did Mahaprabhu cry while sweeping?
-Srimati Radhika hides Her dukha of viraha & with gopis decorating kunja for Krsna’s pleasure.
-Krsna’s itinerary in Laghu-bhagavatamrta starting from Vrindavana.
-Mahaprabhu is doing smarana of vraja-lila while cleaning Gundicha mandira marjana.
-For loka-shiksha this lila shows how to clean the temple of heart & decorate it so that Bhagavan will come.
-Mahaprabhu checking how devotees are cleaning
-Mahaprabhu is doing seva & making others to seva.
-First clean the heart of temple by nama-sankirtana, guru-seva, vaishnava-seva
-Mahaprabhu’s pile of dirt is more than all others.
-As long as one hankers for labha, pooja, pratishtha shuddha-bhakti won’t manifest.
-Mahaprabhu with His uttariya even wiped off the ray of dirt to signify that unless bhukti, mukti is removed shuddha-bhakti won’t appear.
-Lila of Mahaprabhu getting angry at a boy who washed His feet in front of Thakuraji & Svarupa Damodara’s interactions with that boy.
-We should not eat in front of vigraha.
-Types of anarthas & considering oneself as Radharani is offensive.
-Mahaprabhu showing the lila of acharya in Gundicha-marjana
-How to come out from maya & practise shuddha-bhakti.

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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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