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December 2012 Blog Posts (35)

Gaudiya Math standard is not 4 rounds

Please accept my humble obaisences
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
Yesterday one devotee from Gaudiya math justified his chanting 4 rounds with quotes from Srila Sridhara Swami and Govinda Maharaja his disciple.I do not know about their teachings in this matter.However I do know Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Prabhupada only had one standard :
One lahk minimum there is no…
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Added by Paramananda das on December 29, 2012 at 8:18am — No Comments

Srila Prabhupada on divorce

dear Braja Bihari Prabhu

Please accept my humble obaisences
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
Srila Prabhupada was very specific about divorce it is not allowed in KC.Bhakta Vidyasagar asked you  if Ramabhadra is engaging in sinful activities by
being remarried.And you said no.But the answer is yes.
In your ISKCON society, do you allow for…
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Added by Paramananda das on December 26, 2012 at 7:22am — 1 Comment

about childmolestations and pedophile crimes of Bhavananda

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Added by Paramananda das on December 22, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Bhagavad Gita 2.50

TEXT 50

buddhi-yukto jahatiha ubhe sukrta-duskrte tasmad yogaya yujyasva yogah karmasu kausalam

SYNONYMS

buddhi-yuktah--one who is  engaged in devotional service; jahati--can get rid of; iha--in  this life;…
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Added by Paramananda das on December 19, 2012 at 6:26am — No Comments

Lord Narasimhas nails an incarnation of Sudarsana Chakra

Lord Nrsimha is so exalted that even His nails are glorified by the Vaishnava acharyas! In the Sudarsana-sata-nama stotra of the Sri Vaishnava sampradaya, it is said that Lord Narayana's Sudarshana Chakra descended as the tusk of Varaha, the axe of Parasurama, and the nails of Nrsimha. In this way, the nails of Nrsimha accompany the Lord in His various avatars.

      Trivikram Panditacarya a disciple of Srila Madhavacarya wrote the Nakha Stuti ,meditation on Lord Narasimhadevas…
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Added by Paramananda das on December 18, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments

The glories of Narasimha Caturdasi

This is from Haribhakti Vilasa  compiled by Srila Sanatana Goswami :

Text 414 iatha çré narasiàha caturddaçé (The vow of Sré Narasimha Caturdasi) vaiçäkhasya caturddaçyäà çukläyäà çré nåkeçaré jätas tadasyäà tat püjot savaà kurvvéta savratam Lord Nåsiàhadeva appeared on the fourteenth day in the fortnight of the waxing moon in the month of Vaiçäkha. Therefore, one should observe all the vows related to…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 18, 2012 at 3:40am — No Comments

Lord Narasimhadevas pastimes from the Puranas

Narasimha Purana is one of the 18 Upa Puranas written by Srila Vyasadeva , Upa Purana just means that it does not cover the 10 subjects of the Mahapuranas , but 5 or more.This has been explained by Sukadeva Goswami in the 12 Canto chapter 7:

sargo 'syātha visargaś ca…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 18, 2012 at 3:00am — 10 Comments

GBC proposal for 2013

 

Dear devotees
Please accept my humble obaisences
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
1 )Srila Prabhupada never made a single female devotee a GBC,TP or sannyasi or diksa Guru.
The reason I am mentioning this is Devamrta Swami and Radhanath Swami where also…
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Added by Paramananda das on December 17, 2012 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

The heart of Lord Narasimhadeva is the sankirtana movement.

Srila Prabhupadas has often asked devotees in his lectures and books to please distribute his   books. In  one purport  of the Bhagagavatam Srila Prabhupada has stated it is the duty of every member of ISKCON (SB 7.9.44purport ).
 
The vers reads:   SB 7.9.44: My dear Lord Nṛsiḿhadeva, I see that there are many saintly persons indeed, but they are interested only in their own deliverance. Not caring for the big cities…
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Added by Paramananda das on December 17, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

Does Lord Narasimha scare away Srimati Radharani?

 

One Gaudiya math sannyasi has stated that to much worship of Lord …

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Added by Paramananda das on December 16, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Bhagavad Gita 2.49

TEXT 49

durena hy avaram karma buddhi-yogad dhananjaya

buddhau saranam anviccha krpanah phala-hetavah

SYNONYMS

durena--by discarding it at a long distance; hi--certainly; avaram--abominable; karma--activities; buddhi-yogat--on the strength of Krsna consciousness;…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 16, 2012 at 8:19pm — 1 Comment

International society for Gay consciouness

Added by Paramananda das on December 16, 2012 at 7:40am — 1 Comment

manipulationes of the BBT

 

The BBT change colors every 3 second like a chameleon and change Prabhupadas orders to their likings.Bhima das once attended a lecturer I gave in ISKCON Potomac about bookdistribution how it is everyones duty to distribute books I quoted Prabhupadas with so many quotes like SB 7.9.44 and purport .He found faults with it as he does not want to ever have to leave an office or ISKCON builiding to distribute a single of Prabhupadas…
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Added by Paramananda das on December 16, 2012 at 3:38am — 2 Comments

Yadava Giri Narasimha and Gandabherunda Narasimha

 
 
 
This ancient temple of Lord Narasimha where the great sage Yadava under directions of Hanuman performed tapasya is located near to Hydrabad ,India. This took place in Treta Yuga, and Lord Narasimha manifested in 5 forms to him,Jwala, Yogananda, Gandabherunda, Ugra and Lakshminarasimha . First Yadava saw Lord Narasimha in His Ugra and Jwala forms..that is the very fierce forms of Lord Narasimha ,,Jwala referes to Lord Narasimha appears to be on fire,…
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Added by Paramananda das on December 15, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Bhagavad Gita 2.49

TEXT 49

durena hy avaram karma buddhi-yogad dhananjaya

buddhau saranam anviccha krpanah phala-hetavah

SYNONYMS

durena--by discarding it at a long distance; hi--certainly; avaram--abominable; karma--activities; buddhi-yogat--on the strength of Krsna consciousness;…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 15, 2012 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Bhagavad Gita 2.48

 

yoga-sthah kuru karmani sangam tyaktva  dhananjaya siddhy-asiddhyoh samo bhutva samatvam yoga  ucyate
SYNONYMS
yoga-sthah--steadfast in yoga; kuru--perform; karmani--your duties; sangam--attachment; tyaktva--having abandoned; dhananjaya--O Dhananjaya; siddhi-asiddhyoh--success and failure;…
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Added by Paramananda das on December 15, 2012 at 1:01pm — No Comments

hippy philosophy about Ahovalam

Srila Prabhupada very clearly stated Ahovalam is the place where Lord Narasimha appeared however several   personalities have challenged this:

Jayadvaita Swami did so to Srila Prabhupadas face ,and Srila Prabhupada told him then just chant Ito Narasimha parato Narasimha and see Narasimha everywhere
Basu Ghosh das also does not accept Ahovalam,
Romapada Swami does not accept Ahovalam
WHAT KIND OF NONSENSE neophytes are they to challenge Lord…
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Added by Paramananda das on December 15, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Lord Narasimhadevas affection for Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura

Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura has darshan of Lord Narasimha it is described in his Navadvipa Bhava Taranga: Lord Narasimha adressed him as "vatsa" as a child or like a calf that is being taken care of his mother ,the cow."He Vatsa".
svacchande baiso he vatsa sri-gauranga-dhame jugala-bhajana hau rati hau name mama bhakta-krpa-bale vighna jabe dura suddha cite bhajo radha-krsna-rasa-pura

He will say, "Dear child! Sit sown freely and live happily here in Sri Gauranga-dhama. May…
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Added by Paramananda das on December 15, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Bhagavad Gita 2.47 ,the Bhagavad Gita sloka most educadet indians have learned

Chapter 2. Contents of the Gita Summarized
TEXT 47
karmany evadhikaras te ma phalesu kadacana ma karma-phala-hetur bhur ma te sango 'stv akarmani
SYNONYMS

karmani--prescribed  duties; eva--certainly; adhikarah--right; te--of you;…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 14, 2012 at 11:43pm — 1 Comment

Bhagavad Gita 2.46

Chapter 2. Contents of the Gita Summarized
TEXT 46
yavan artha udapane sarvatah samplutodake tavan sarvesu vedesu brahmanasya vijanatah
SYNONYMS

yavan--all that; arthah--is meant; uda-pane--in a well of water; sarvatah--in all respects;…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 14, 2012 at 7:44pm — 1 Comment

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