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May 2021 Blog Posts (7)

Who is right Srila Prabhupada or Srila Kavi Karnapure ?

Who is right Srila Prabhupada or Srila Kavi Karnapure ?

Now when it comes to understanding who is Srila Ramananda Raya ,Srila Prabhupada states in Caitanya Caritamrta that Srila Ramananda Raya is the incarnation of Sri Visakhadevi and Srila Kavikarnapure states incarnation of Sri Lalita and Arjuna, the cowherd boy who is a priya narma Sakha and his kunja are one of the eight kunjas of the the priya narma Sakhas at Shyama kunda ,also Srila Kavi Karnapure states that Ramananda Raya is…

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Added by Paramananda das on May 30, 2021 at 4:34am — 1 Comment

Sri Prahlada Maharajas fight with Lord Narasimha ( in the guide of a hunter) in Naimisaranya

Sri Prahlada Maharajas fight with Lord Narasimha (in the guise of a hunter) in Naimisaranya

One time I asked Srila Narayana Maharaja for his blessing to write a book Sri Narasimha , then he asked what was the subjects and he told me this is very good this book will help many devotees to understand the glories of Lord Narasimha and the glories of Prahlada maharaja please write it .So one of the pastimes I am very fond of is when Lord Narasimha and Prahlada was fighting ,of course…

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Added by Paramananda das on May 28, 2021 at 11:00pm — No Comments

glories of Srila Bhakti Saranaga Goswami by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Prabhupada

A Genuine Goswami

26 May 2013

Śrīla Bhakti Siddhānta Saraswatī Ṭhākur’s praise of his disciple Śrīla Bhakti Sāraṅga Goswāmī Mahārāj.

Translated from a Bengali article in the 25 Māgh 1335 (7 February 1929) issue of the daily Nadia Prakāś.

In the great land of Bhārat, from distant Kashmir near the high peaks of the Himalayas to the banks of the Indian ocean, who does not know Bhakti Sāraṅga Prabhu? …

Śrī Bhakti Sāraṅga Prabhu is the brightest jewel in the lineage of…

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Added by Paramananda das on May 27, 2021 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Pankajanghri leaving his body in Mayapure

Pankajanghri leaving his body in Mayapure

Pankajanghri Prabhu served in Mayapure for many years , so I have no worries he went back to Godhead.However I want to share my last interaction with him couple years ago.Prithu das from "Germany" saw my posting about Sri Advaita Acarya should not be worshipped with a beard because Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Prabhupada was very much oposed to it and called it Sahajiya .He shared it with Pankajanghri Prabhu who then wrote me arguing Srila Prabhupada…

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Added by Paramananda das on May 11, 2021 at 5:44am — No Comments

my purport to Bhagavad Gita 2.4

Chapter 2: Contents of the Gita Summarized

TEXT 4

arjuna uvaca

katham bhismam aham sankhye

dronam ca madhusudana

isubhih pratiyotsyami

pujarhav ari-sudana

SYNONYMS

arjunah uvaca—Arjuna said; katham—how; bhismam—unto Bhisma; aham—I; sankhye—in the fight; dronam—unto Drona; ca—also, madhusudana—O killer of Madhu; isubhih—with arrows; pratiyotsyami—shall counterattack; puja-arhau—those who are worshipable; arisudana—O killer of the…

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Added by Paramananda das on May 10, 2021 at 11:02pm — 1 Comment

Shri Govinda-Virudavali by Srila Rupa Goswami

 

Vaisnava Amrta chapter 17

Sriman Kusakratha Prabhu requested me to share his translations this is another of his Govinda Virudavali

these are Srila Rupa Goswamis prayers to His Istadeva Sri Sri Radha Govinda

Shri Govinda-Virudavali by Srila Rupa Goswami

Calling Out to Lord Govinda

1 This book, Shri Govinda-virudavali, is very auspicious. When one reads it Shri Govinda becomes pleased.

2 O lotus-eyed Lord, when You wish to enjoy pastimes in the material…

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Added by Paramananda das on May 3, 2021 at 4:20am — 2 Comments

remembering HH Bhakti Caru Swami

remembering HH Bhakti Caru Swami

First time I met Bhakti Caru Swami was in 1986 in Vrindavana ,he was just arriving and sitting humbly in the lobby in the guest house of Krsna Balarama temple outside Srila Prabhupadas rooms back then he had no disciples or own temples etc ,he had no servants nothing.Simple humble sannyasi , I paid my obaisences, and asked if I could offer him anything ? He smiled and we had a nice conversation , he knew Harikesa who was my then Guru ,I believe I…

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Added by Paramananda das on May 1, 2021 at 7:24am — No Comments

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