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August 2016 Blog Posts (22)

Govinda Lilamrta : CHAPTER 13 "The service of the six seasonal forests (2)"

All glories to the readers of Govinda Lilamrta 

 

Subject: Govinda Lilamrta : CHAPTER 13 "The service of the six seasonal forests (2)"
This chapter is mainly a discussion with Krsnas parrot Suka and Radharanis parrot Sari , each stating the glories of Krsna and the sakhas and Radharani and the Gopis.So it appears even in Goloka Vrindavana there is "battle of the sexes" hehehe in a transcendental way .In the material world men and…
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Added by Paramananda das on August 29, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Krsna Karnamrta a favorite book of Lord Caitanya

 

 

my humble Pranams to the readers of Krsna karnamrta 

Lord Caitanya brought 2 books from His trip to South India one was Krsna karnamrta the other was Brahma Samhita. Lord Caitanya was very fond of Krsna Karnamrta and would listen to it regularly .Srila…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 28, 2016 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Govinda Lilamrta CHAPTER 12 "The service of the six seasons"

Glories to the readers of Govinda Lilamrta , this chapter deals with the 6 seasons personified worshipping Radha Krsna and their service to Radha Krsna at Radha Kunda .When Krsna was manifesting his pastimes in Vrindavana , the seasons appeared in order but at Radha Kunda the 6 seasons worship Radha Krsna daily in different ways.In Ananda Vrindavana Champu  it is explained that even the sun and moon one sees in Vrindavana is not the same sun and moon outside of Vrindavana it is of a…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 26, 2016 at 8:38pm — No Comments

Govinda Lilamrta chapter 11

Glories to the readers of Govinda lilamrta

 

CHAPTER 11

"Description of Shri Radhika's divine form

through poetic analogies"

 

 

In this eleventh chapter Radhika's girlfriends give bliss to Syamasundara by describing each of Her limbs to Him with the help of poetic analogies known as alankara, ornaments of poetry.

 

Hiding Krishna's Muralika on her chest, Vrnda came to the…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 26, 2016 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Govinda Lilamrta chapter 10 : "The theft of Krishna's flute"

All glories to the readers of Govinda Lilamrta :
One of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura     beautiful bhajans is  :
SATA KOTI GOPI

By Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura



(1) sata-koti gopi madhava-mana, rakhite narilo kori jatana 



Millions of lovely cowherd damsels are unable to keep Madhava's attention, although endeavoring very hard to do so.



(2) venu-gite dake radhika-nama, eso eso radhe! dakoye syama 



The…
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Added by Paramananda das on August 23, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Govinda Lilamrta chapter 9

All glories to the readers of Govinda lilamrta :

 Govinda Lilamrta is for almost liberated souls and liberated souls. This chapter 9 is very exalted , we must absorbe ourself so much in Krsnas teaching in Bhagavad Gita and in Srimad Bhagavatam especially Krsnas teachings to Uddhava in the 11th  Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam .One must see that Krsna is the Supreme Father of all beings in these  material worlds and Sri Radha the Supreme Mother of all jivas conditioned in the material gunas…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 22, 2016 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Govinda Lilamrta chapter 8: Radha Krsnas daily pastimes at Radha kunda

Subject: : Govinda Lilamrta chapter 8

All glories to the readers of Govinda lilamrta :
In this Bhajan Rahasya Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura has described this Madhyana lila in relationship to Ruci :


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Added by Paramananda das on August 21, 2016 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Govinda lilamrta chapter 7

All glories to readers of Govinda Lilamrta:
Srila Narayana Maharaja translated and commented on books as Ujjvala Nilamani, Ujjvala Nilamani Karana , Gita Govinda etc he could because he was a very high class of vaisnava an uttama adhikari an dear godnephew of our  Srila Prabhupada and exalted disciple of Srila Bhaktiprajana Kesava Maharaja .Devotees that will not hear Govinda lilamrta and Krsna Bhavanamrta in ISKCON and Gaudiya math sometimes get attracted to hear these books…
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Added by Paramananda das on August 20, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

"Shri Krishna plays in the forest" chapter 6 of Govinda lilamrta

All glories to the readers of Govinda lilamrta :

 This chapter has much personal meaning for me as my internal mood is that of a priya narma sakha , the priya narma sakhas are one of the categories of 5 kinds of Krsnas sakhas cowherd friends that brings messages between Radha and Krsna, my Gurudeva Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja confirmed my  internal mood in 1989 when visiting him at Kesavaji Gaudiya math in Mathura.Dasarath Suta das has translated…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 17, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Govinda lilamrta chapter 5

Pranams to the readers of Govinda Lilamrta : Chapter 5 Purvahana Lila - Pastimes at forenoon, 8.24-10.48

a.m. SUMMARY OF THE FORENOON PASTIMES: I remember Shri Krishna in the forenoon, who goes into the forest with His cows and His friends, being followed by the people of Vraja. Later in the morning He goes out to the bank of Radhakunda, eager to meet Shri Radha. I also remember Shri Radha, who is being engaged by Her elder Jatila to go out for…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 16, 2016 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Balarama purnima fasting

Lord Balarama is the souce of all other incarnations and expansions of Krsna.



vaibhava-prakasa krsnera-sri-balarama

varna-matra-bheda, saba-krsnera samana

Balarama. Balarama is considered to be the elder brother of Krsna. When Krsna was present, Balarama became His elder brother. When Rama was there, this Balarama represented Himself as His younger brother, Laksmana. So Balarama is the first manifestation of His personal expansion.

see Srila Prabhupadas…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 16, 2016 at 10:23am — No Comments

Srinivasa Ramanujan indian mathematician that took inspiration from NamaGiri Laxmi

famous indian  mathematician ,he was actually a Sri Vaisnava and worshipped Sri Sri Laxmi Narasimhahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Srinivasa_Ramanujan

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Added by Paramananda das on August 16, 2016 at 12:44am — No Comments

Govinda Lilamrta chapter 4



 



pranams to the readers of Govinda Lilamrta
all glories to Sri Guru and Gauranga
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
Since many years the Bhajan Rahasya has been printed in ISKCON and distributed it is one of the many important books of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura only those who are meant to be born…
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Added by Paramananda das on August 15, 2016 at 12:56am — No Comments

Who is the Devil Jesus met in the Desert according to Vedic scriptures ?

Kali yuga personified was given a place to stay by Pariksit Maharaja ,wherever there is illicit sex ,gambling , intoxications and meat eating , and where ever there is greed for gold to be used for these sinful things ,this Kali yuga personified is who Jesus Christ met in the desert before starting his preaching…
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Added by Paramananda das on August 14, 2016 at 7:22am — 1 Comment

Pavitropana Ekadasi

Shri Yudhisthira Maharaja said, "Oh Madhusudana, Oh killer of the Madhu demon, please be merciful to me and describe to me the Ekadasi that occurs during the light fortnight of the month of Shravana (July-August)."The Supreme Lord, Sri Krishna, replied, "Yes, Oh king, I shall happily narrate its glories to you, for just by hearing about this sacred Ekadasi one attains the merit of performing a horse sacrifice.

 

"At the dawn of Dvarpara-yuga there lived a king by the name of…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 14, 2016 at 5:11am — No Comments

Govinda Lilamrta chapter 3 with commentaries of Srila Yadunandana Thakura

dandavat pranams 

All glories to Srila Prabhupada 
Yadunandana Thakura  was a disciple of Hemalata devi dasi the daughter of Srinivasa Acarya
He also wrote a tika commentary to Govinda Lilamrta : 
Yesterday I posted this chapter but now that I found the commentaries at least to some of the chapters of Govinda lilamrta , I will post the…
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Added by Paramananda das on August 13, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Govinda Lilamrta chaper 3 :Shri Radhika cooks for Shri Krishna in the morning

dandavat pranams to the readers of Govinda Lilamrta 

all glories to Sri Guru and Gauranga all glories to Srila Prabhupada 

May Srila Krsna das Kaviraja Goswami be kind and bless us to enter the deep explanation  of this chapter , may these pastime remain in our hearts constantly .Govinda Lilamrta are not for those who lack the qualifikation to read these pastimes and for those who are envious of Sri Sri Radha Krsna and Their pure devotees.Srila Prabhupada…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 12, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Govinda Lilamrta chapter 2

pranams

All glories to the lotusfeet of Sri Guru and Gauranga

All glories to Srila Prabhupada 

Srila Prabhupada like his Gurumaharaja did not teach ragamarg to just  anyone, only few got such mercy here is the example of one disciple of Srila Prabhupada and it also contains some information about how Srila Prabhupada completed Nectar of Instruction ,Upadesamrta:…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 11, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Govinda Lilamrta chapter 1 with commentaries

dear devotees
Please accept my humble obaisences
all glories to Srila Gurudeva and Srila Bhaktiprajnana Kesava Maharaja my Param Gurudeva
All glories to Srila Prabhupada  ,( there is 3 Srila Prabhupadas, Srila Rupa Goswami Prabhupada , Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Prabhupada and Srila AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada )
There  is nothing wrong in books like Govinda Lilamrta and Krsna Bhavanamrta and such books but they have to…
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Added by Paramananda das on August 10, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments

Why does ISKCON have no justice system?

 WHERE IS THE ISKCON JUSTICE SYSTEM:

dear devotees

Please accept my humble obaisences

all glories to Srila Prabhupada

I here with burn all my bridges to ISKCON Scandinavia, though I joined ISKCON Sweden in 1979 and helped start ISKCON Denmark the same year and following years.Since the time I joined ISKCON Scandinavia was ruled by one fall down after the other, one scandal after the other.Devotees where forced to sell…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 9, 2016 at 1:49pm — No Comments

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