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February 2018 Blog Posts (9)

Ramachandra Puri

Ramachandra Puri is the incarnation of Jatila...

vibhishano yah prag asid ramacandra-puri smritah uvacato gaura harir naitad ramasya karanam jatila radhika-shvashruh karyato ‘vishad eva tam ato mahaprabhur bhiksha-sankocaditato ‘karot Ramachandra’s dear devotee, Vibhishana, took birth as Ramachandra Puri. Radharani’s mother-in-law, Jatila, also entered into him for certain special purposes. On account of him, Mahaprabhu reduced his food consumption. (Gaura-ganoddesha-dipika…

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Added by Paramananda das on February 27, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

Navadvipa Dham Mahatmya Praman Khanda

Navadvipa Dhama Pramana Khanda

by

Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura

PAMHO

AGTSP

I want to share this with devotees as this is not much read and understood .

Chapter One

Introduction

TEXT 1

Offer respectful obeisances to the youthful couple of Vraja and to Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu, who is the same as They, and please hear this anthology of scriptural evidence describing the glories of Sri Navadvipa-dhama.

TEXT 2

What the…

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Added by Paramananda das on February 25, 2018 at 10:33am — No Comments

How Narada Muni learned the proper Ragas and Raginis from Godess Sarasvati

There is certain ragas in kirtana for example we not sing morning tune in the evening or visa versa : There is an amazing pastime in Garga Samhita,

Sri Garga Samhita

Mathura Khandam, Chapter Twenty-one

Sri Naradopakhyana, The Story of Sri Narada

Sri Radha said: That tiger of sages Ribhu was a great devotee, filled with love for You. He was very fortunate. He attained a transcendental form like Yours. Your face was wet with tears of love…

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Added by Paramananda das on February 24, 2018 at 11:30pm — 3 Comments

CC Adi lila chapter 1

CC Ādi 1.1 — I offer my respectful obeisances unto the spiritual masters, the devotees of the Lord, the Lord’s incarnations, His plenary portions, His energies and the primeval Lord Himself, Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya.

CC Ādi 1.2 — I offer my respectful obeisances unto Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya and Lord Nityānanda, who are like the sun and moon. They have arisen simultaneously on the horizon of Gauḍa to dissipate the darkness of ignorance and thus wonderfully bestow benediction upon all.

CC Ādi…

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Added by Paramananda das on February 17, 2018 at 5:30am — No Comments

chapter 11 of Sri Narasimha

PAMHO

AGTSP

This book I wrote Sri Narasimha is very deep I have not given a lot of explanation on chapter 11 of this books so I want to explain something futher to any vaisnava or aspiring vaisnava interested in the Subject of Lord Narasimha : There is many other Subjects in this chapter I have not discussed I post this on my webpage for those who are my students as well as anyone who wants to learn more about this subject ,because it is worthwile reading .I will add some futher…

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Added by Paramananda das on February 16, 2018 at 10:08am — No Comments

Siva Ratri 2018

dear devotees

Please accept my humble obaisences

All glories to Srila Prabhupada\

All glories to my Sri Guru and Gauranga

All glories to Sri Sri Radha Shyamsundara

Srila Prabhupada did not insitute Siva Ratri in ISKCON as a regular festival but in Gaudiya math it is observed strictly so I want to share why , it is mandatory according to Srila HariBhakti Vilasa, my Gurudeva Srila Bhakti Narayana Maharaha observed it strictly , Srila Prabhupada writes in Krsna book…

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Added by Paramananda das on February 14, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Bhagavad Gita 3.38

TEXT 38

dhumenavriyate vahnir

yathadarso malena ca

yatholbenavrto garbhas

tatha tenedam avrtam

SYNONYMS

dhumena—by smoke; avriyate—covered; vahnih—fire; yatha—just as; adarsah—mirror; malena—by dust; ca—also; yatha—just as; ulbena—by the womb; avrtah—is covered; garbhah—embryo; tatha-so; tena—by that lust; idam—this; avrtam—is covered.

TRANSLATION

As fire is covered by smoke, as a mirror is covered by dust, or as the embryo is covered by the womb,…

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Added by Paramananda das on February 9, 2018 at 7:00pm — No Comments

12 Names of Lord Narasimha

Narasimha dwadasa Nama stotram

(Twelve names of Narasimha)

edited by Paramananda das

 

Narasimha dwadasa Nama stotram

(Twelve names of Narasimha)

edited by Paramananda das

Pradhamam thu Mahaa jwalo , dwitheeyam thu ugra kesari,

Thritheeyam Vajra damshtro , Chathurthothu Visaradha. 1

Firstly great flame , secondly the angry lion,

Thirdly one with diamond like teeth ,

Fourthly…

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Added by Paramananda das on February 7, 2018 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

Lord Caitanyas accepting Sannyasa

31 Jan 2018

Wednesday

Pūrṇimā, G, 07:15, Āśleṣā

+Śrī Kṛṣṇa Madhura-utsava

+Śrīla Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura ~ Appearance

+Festival in remembrance of Śrīmān Mahāprabhu's sannyāsa-lila

the other day (yesterday actually ) we celebrated Lord Caitanya taking sannyasa, why are we celebrating because His beautiful hair was cut of or He left Navadvipa ? Actually to Gaudiya Vaisnavas they are sad pastimes who wants to see Lord Caitanya shave His head ? And become a…

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Added by Paramananda das on February 1, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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