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May 2011 Blog Posts (27)

Bhakti Ratnakara chapter 1

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This Bhakti Ratnakara is a very important vaisnava litterature as it describes the life of many of Lord Caitanyas associates in detail.Srila Narahari Chakravati Thakura has ben nicely explained



at http://harekrsna.com/sun/features/04-08/features987.htm and the difference between him and Shri Narahari Sarakara Thakura(they are often mistaken).Srila Narahari Chakravti Thakura also… Continue

Added by Paramananda das on May 30, 2011 at 7:33am — No Comments

Memorial day of the real Hero

Memorial day of the real hero.

One time Kaustubha das was reading the life story of some of the war heroes from USA, there was one and two of them that had been to Srila Prabhupadasstorefront in New York in 1966 or so before they ended up in the hell of the war in Vietnam.So he shared this with us.  War is a very hellish thing.But when we read Mahabharat one can not put down the book as the lessons learned are so many and the fighting so intense.Srila Vyasadeva knew that persons in Kali…

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Added by Paramananda das on May 28, 2011 at 8:07am — No Comments

Srila Prabhupada rejects Ramabhadra das as his disciple!

 This is from May 27 2011




Srila Prabhupada rejects Ramabhadra das as his disciple!

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I wrote Ramabhadra das an email this year because he simply is stubborn and see nothing wrong in renting ISKCON Brooklyn property for a bingo hall  .So I have prayed to Srila Prabhupada very hard…
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Added by Paramananda das on May 27, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Brahma Samhita vers 1 continued commentary by Srila Jiva Goswami,glorification of the holy name of Krsna

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In the Brahma Samhita vers 1 Srila Jiva Goswami has glorified the holy name in this way:

1.       Krishna

          Shrimad Bhagavatam (1.3.28) explains:

          "All of the above-mentioned incarnations are either plenary portions or portions of the plenary portions of the Lord, but Lord Shri Krishna is the original Personality of Godhead.*

          Brahma-samhita begins with a similar declaration of the supremacy of Lord Krishna.  In…

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Added by Paramananda das on May 26, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

Brahma Samhita vers 1

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krishno mamaiva sarvatra

svasti kuryat shriya samam

tathaiva cha sada karshnihi

sarva-vighna-vinashanaha



"May Lord Krishna along with His beloved Radha bring about prosperity and auspiciousness at all times. In the same way may the devotee of Krishna, who is able to destroy all obstacles, always bring about auspiciousness." (Vishnu Yamala Samhita)



Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Prabhupada has advised to daily recite the Brahma Samhita and… Continue

Added by Paramananda das on May 26, 2011 at 4:20am — No Comments

chapter 22 of Advaita Prakash

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dandavat pranams all glories to the lotusfeet of my Gurudeva and Srila Prabhupada 



One can not worship Lord Caitanya and neglect the other members of the Pancatattva this will not please Lord Caitanya.

In chapter 5 of the Adi lila of the CC this has been explained in detail by Krsna das Kaviraja:

http://vedabase.net/cc/adi/7/en



These slokas describing the Pancatattva are so…

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Added by Paramananda das on May 24, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

chapter 19 of Advaita prakash

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In this chapter 19 0f Advaita Prakash we hear some of the unlimeted glories of Srila Rupa Goswami:
Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura has written several bhajans glorifying Srila Rupa Goswami:
This is from Kalyana Kalpa Taru
1) O Lord Hari, Sri…
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Added by Paramananda das on May 23, 2011 at 5:12am — No Comments

chapter 21 of Advaita Prakash

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Advaita Acarya brought Lord Caitanya to this world:Srila Narottama das Thakura has sung:





je ānilo prema-dhana koruṇā pracur

heno prabhu kothā gelā ācārya-ṭhākur







1) He who brought the treasure of divine love and who was filled with compassion and mercy--where has such a personality as Advaita Acarya gone?







In the old ISKCON songbook it says Srinivasa Acarya, but this is a very gross…

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Added by Paramananda das on May 23, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments

God is not an old man with white beard

 
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In the christian concept God is an old man with a white beard, however Lord Brahma has stated in Brahma Samhita:…
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Added by Paramananda das on May 21, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

the contamination of Management?













the contamination of management?
In 2010 at the Navadvipa Mandal Parikrama, one sannyasi made the point that the Navadvipa Parikrama purifies one from the contamination 
of being in  manegement.Next morning Praghosa Prabhu was joking…
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Added by Paramananda das on May 19, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

chapter 18 of Advaita Prakash













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Such sweet pastimes are described in this Chapter and we have read and heard these pastimes also from the CC, but Ishana Thakura has given different details not found in 
the CC and Caitanya…
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Added by Paramananda das on May 18, 2011 at 7:49am — No Comments

chapter 17 of Advaita Prakash











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 Here Prabhodananda is mistaken for Prakashananda Sarasvati ,Srila Prabhupada has mentioned in the CC this is a very common mistake, Advaita Prakash
may have very well first been written down later…
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Added by Paramananda das on May 18, 2011 at 7:12am — No Comments

My humble request to the GBC











Sent: Wed, May 18, 2011 7:57 am

Subject: my humble request to the GBC



my humble plea to the GBC
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 There is a myth in ISKCON  by some that Bhavananda is a…
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Added by Paramananda das on May 18, 2011 at 7:05am — No Comments

Advaita Acarya has no beard











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Actually in Gaudiya math ,Advaita Acarya is presented as in the age of yauvana, and as He is God(Maha Visnu) He never grows old, this is a misconception we need to rectifie in ISKCON…
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Added by Paramananda das on May 17, 2011 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Narasimha Caturdasi

dear Devotees

Please accept my humble obaisences

All glories to Srila Prabhupada





Here is some glories about Narasimha Caturdasi :



Actually best is to fast for 24 hours Nirjala fast this is what Lord Narasimha recommends to Prahlada Maharaja and this is recorded



in Narasimha Purana.In ISKCON we generally fast til Dusk and take ekadasi prasadam ,grains prasadam brakes the fast, so it is best to avoid until the next day:This is from Sanatana…

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Added by Paramananda das on May 16, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

chapter 16 of Advaita Prakash

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 I was talking with Advaita Prabhu (that lives in Holland) about Ishana Thakura wether he was the same Isana serving motherSaci,but
it is a different devotee.Actually he told me there is several Ishana's in Gaura lila.
Please see …
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Added by Paramananda das on May 15, 2011 at 9:03am — No Comments

chapter 15 of Advaita Prakash

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On this holy Mohini ekadasi that destroys many sins I am going to reveal something very confidential about Srila Advaita Acarya.
In the Gaura ganoddesa Dipika this is explained by Srila Kavi Karnapure:
 vers 17 :"In his description of Lord Caitanya,Srila Svarupa Damodara Goswami has explained
that among the exalted associates of the Panca tattva there are devotees that where…
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Added by Paramananda das on May 13, 2011 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Guru does not mean he is God

Guru does not mean he is God
this is in memory of Sulocana Prabhu killed May 22 1986 1 am by a fanatic follower of Kirtananda in LA
dear devotees
Please accept my humble obaisences
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
 After Srila Prabhupada left this world we have not seen anyone qualified to be a Guru.When I joined in 1979 I was expecting to meet Srila Prabhupada
and take initiation from him, little did I know he had left this…
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Added by Paramananda das on May 13, 2011 at 7:09am — No Comments

We are not the greatest !

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 One sannyasi used to tell everyone they want to be the greatest and God, but actually this was his (maybe is still) his own problem, projecting
his own isvara bhava on others.
Taking sannyasa does not make one Narayana, but many in the sannyasa  asrama think they now have to live opulent like Narayanaand use their disciples
to collect money for them(and assist their comfort) or donate money to them, they have no interest…
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Added by Paramananda das on May 13, 2011 at 6:46am — No Comments

Have we all failed Srila Prabhupada?









 Have we all failed Srila Prabhupada?



 Have we all failed Srila…
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Added by Paramananda das on May 11, 2011 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

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