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December 2020 Blog Posts (29)

servant of the servant

In 1995 I stayed with some disciples of Tripurari Maharaja for 3 month , they where selling T shirts in Washington DC I was distributing Srila Prabhupadas books daily on the National mall , so on Wedensdays I invited different devotees as many as would come and I would cook a feast and offer to Sri Giriraja and Ugra Narasimha Salagrama sila , and Brahmananda Prabhu would always come, he had such a huge appetite for all I cooked and offered, he could finish the pots of Subji and rice and…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 28, 2020 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Gayatri Mantras

1. om bhur bhuvah svah tat savitur varenyam bhargo davasya dhi­mahi dhiyo yo nah pracodayat

om- O Lord; bhuvah- the planetary system; bhuvah- the next higher planetary system; svah- the heavenly planets; tat- that; savituh- of the sun; varenyam- worshipable; bhargah- effulgence; devasya- of the divine; dhimahi- let us meditate; dhiyah- medita­ tion; yah- who; nah- us; pracodayat- enthuses.

"Let us meditate on that worshipable effulgence of the divine sun who enthuses our…

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Kama Gayatri

Image may contain: 2 people, text that says 'Visvanath cakravarti thakur The letter ya which is followed. by the letter as the words kama devaya vidmahe IS considered to be half syllable. This falls on Krishna's forehead, shaped like the halo of half moon. All the other letters of the mantra are full syllables and therefore full moon.'

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Added by Paramananda das on December 28, 2020 at 11:27am — 5 Comments

Kama gaytri Mantra

Image may contain: Arundati Dasi and Tritha Shyam Das, text that says 'isvanath cakravarti thakur He couldn't substantiate Caitanya-caritamrta that Kama Gayatri contains twenty-four one-half syllables. Sri Radha "O Visvanath, Please don't lament. Krishna Dasa Kaviraj wrote is true. He is also My confidential maidservant. This Kama Gayatri the mantra for worshiping Me. Indeed, can be known by the syllables of this mantra. Without My mercy, no one can learn anything about the mystery of this mantra. KVisuals isuals κι'

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Added by Paramananda das on December 28, 2020 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Stotra Ratna

Sri Yamunacarya’s Stotra-ratna

Translated by Sriman Kusakratha dasa

some places Srila Prabhupada quoted from Stotra Ratna https://vaniquotes.org/wiki/Stotra-ratna

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tattvena yas cid-acid-isvara-tat-svabhava-

bhogapavarga-tad-upaya-gatir udarah

sandarsayan niramimita purana-ratnam

tasmai namo muni-varaya parasaraya

I offer my respectful obeisances unto the best of the sages, Parasara, who…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 16, 2020 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Jīvana Janārdana Gosvāmī Mahārāja

In ISKCON we only learned to find faults in Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Prabhupadas disciples so now to atone for these offences we will spend the rest of our life glorifying all the disciples of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Prabhupada today is the Holy disapperanceday of

Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Jīvana Janārdana Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance ,Srila Gurudeva has glorified this wonderful disciple of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Prabhupada very nice please open and read Srila Gurudevas glorification ,all I…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 16, 2020 at 11:55am — No Comments

Camatkara Chandrika pastime 3 meeting is the disguise of a female doctor, Vaidya Vese Milana

'Sri Camatkara Chandrika' by Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura.

THIRD PRANK - VAIDYA VESE MILANA

(Meeting in the Disguise of a Female Doctor)

Jatila, becoming aware of Sri Radhika’s loving affection for Sri Krishna by so many obvious symptoms, becomes very disturbed with great anxiety and calls for her own daughter, Kutila.

Taking Kutila to a secluded place, she says, “Hey Putri! My dear daughter! I am simply unable to protect my daughter-in-law from that Krishna…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 14, 2020 at 2:28am — No Comments

Saranga Thakura

Saranga Thakura

Sri Krsnadasa Kaviraja Goswami has written: “Ramadasa, Kavidatta, Sri Gopala dasa, Bhagavat acarya, and Thakura Saranga dasa were all important branches of the Sri Caitanya tree.” (C.C. adi 10.113)

Sri Saranga Murari Thakura is also sometimes known as Sarnga Murari, Sarnga Pani, or Saranga Dhara. He lived on the banks of the Ganges in Modradrumadvipa in Nabadwipa dhama in what is now known as Mamagacchi. At present in that place there is a temple of…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 12, 2020 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Sri Krsna cursed His son Samba and did tapasya to please Lord Siva to have him as his son of Jambavati

https://www.speakingtree.in/.../curse-on-anjan-mother-of... please read this is very interesting ,Sri Krsna cursed His son Samba , and he did Tapasya that he was born

from His wife Jambavati

15 curses from Ramayan and Mahabharat that no one knows about

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15 curses from Ramayan and Mahabharat that no one knows about

Perhaps the most amazing unknown fact from The Ramayana. Tara…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 10, 2020 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Bharat Maharajas son

The beginning of the Mahabharata explains how King Bharata obtained a son , but it was so unusual that even the Indian Mahabharata TV series avoid the truth ,here is a very scholarly well researched page looking into statements of Mahabharata, Visnu Purana and Srimad Bhagavatam quoting Srila Prabhupadas 9th canto Srimad Bhagavatam translation also ,please study for yourself

Bharata's sons

Critical Edition

From the Mahabharata Genealogies Trees constructed by Gilles…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 10, 2020 at 5:13am — No Comments

Kali Santarana Upanisad

Kali Santarana Upanisad and chanting 64 rounds

Please accept my humble obaisences

all glories to Sri Guru and Gauranga

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

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Kali Santarana Upanishad

In the Kali-santarana Upanishad (1-11) (One of the 108 principal Upanishads), the maha-mantra is established as the only means of deliverance in Kali-yuga:

hari om. dvaparante narada brahmanam

jagama katham bhagavan gam

paryatana kalim santareyam iti.…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 9, 2020 at 1:01pm — No Comments

who is senior Srila Narayana Maharaja or Prabhavisnu ?

who is senior Srila Narayana Maharaja or Prabhavisnu ?

Some years ago Ajamila das from ISKCON UK, made a statement to me that Prabhavisnu Swami is 10.000 times more advanced than Srila Narayana Maharaja.My blood was boiling, I was at the opening of ISKCON Tirupati and installation of Radha Krsna and Asta Sakhis he gave such a boring and neophyte class I was disgusted.Then later it came out he was with a prostitute in Thailand ,I really hope Ajamila das has washed his envious heart with…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 8, 2020 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Krsna Chalisa

Krsna Chalisa

In Uttar Pradesh sometimes I would hear people chant Krsna Chalisa and I found out it was written by one Sundardas that lived at Durvasa Munis asrama accross from Yamuna ,It is a very popular Chalisa ,like a prayer or Kavacha if you want ,I am not sure if is written in Vraja Bhasa or just in plain Hindi but many chant it daily even in Vrindavana ,so on travelling sankirtana I heard of the Krsna Chalisa that people chanted it also in Naimisaranya ,many devotees from…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 8, 2020 at 2:11am — No Comments

Jivan Mukta, chanting minimum 64 rounds and celibacy !

It is stated in the Narasimha Kavacha from the Brahma Samhita that if you chant it daily you become a Jivan Mukta, here are the symptoms of the Jivan Mukta :

Apahata-pāpa – The first symptom of one so liberated is that he is freed from all sinful activity (apahata-pāpa). As long as one is under the clutches of māyā in the material energy, one has to engage in sinful activity. Bhagavad-gītā describes such people as duṣkṛtinaḥ, which indicates that they are always engaged in sinful…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 7, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Sri Durvasa Muni a great devotee of Lord Narasimha

Durva grass is wheat grass ,and Durvasa Muni got his name from that grass ,he was drinking wheat grass juice since Satya Yuga ,this is explained in Gopala Tapani Upanisad. I can not imagine living on that , that is austere , here in US it is common in healthfood stores ,it is super healthy for you .I normally get some freshly squezed Carrot juice they do it in front of you and then you have a shot of wheat grass juice after ,of course I offer it first so it is prasadam .Imagine in all bars…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 6, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

how to have universal brotherhood

How to have universal brotherhood !

If we want to experience natural brotherhood between all jivas Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura has advised to chant minimum 64 rounds daily of the Hare Krsna Mahamantra :Natural Brotherhood (Bhaktivinoda Thakura):

BhaktiVinoda Thakura

"Gradually, when the offensive portions of the established religions are destroyed, there will be no more differences in the bhajana performed by the various Sampradayas nor any quarrel between them.

Then as…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 6, 2020 at 12:44pm — No Comments

worship of Surya Narayana in Vraja

Srila Jagannath das babaji used to reside at the banks of Surya Kunda in Vrindavana and chanted 120 rounds daily, this is the place where Srimati Radharani came and worshipped Surya Narayana daily.Every day in Sri Krsna Asta Kaliya Lilas Sri Radha would come to Surya Kunda to worship Surya Narayana and Sri Krsna and Madhumangal would come disguised as Brahmin boys and do the Puja for Surya ,however while chanting names to worship Lord Surya Narayana Sri Krsna chants glorification of Sri…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 6, 2020 at 12:42pm — No Comments

When ISKCON goes to hell

Sometimes we have seen ISKCON sannyasis attached to their female disciples and in some cases had sex with their female disciples some married them and left ISKCON , do I need to give a list ?I have also seen 3 sannyasis that defended their lusty female disciples chasing devotee men in the temple and making offences to the Brahmacaries this is due to false ego ,sometimes socalled sannyasis pressure other devotee men to marry their fallen female disciples ,they want to dump their…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 6, 2020 at 12:36pm — No Comments

dust of Vraja or Ayodhya !

The day Lord Ramachandra returned to Ayodhya was on Diwali and everyone in India on that day put light on their roofes because Lord Ramachandra,Sita and Laxmana and their associates returned .When reading Ramayana it is clear Lord Ramachandra daily worshipped the dust of Ayodhya , He had some earth from Aydohya with Him .Why they Supreme Lord worship Ayodhya dirt ? Because Ayodhya is the Lords own embassy of the Spiritual world send to Earth ,thus anyone that dies in Ayodhya or some distance…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 4, 2020 at 5:59am — No Comments

Harikesa had zero mystic powers!

About Gurus with mystic powers !

Now we read how some Acaryas had mystic powers , like Srila Ramanujacarya or Srila Madhavacarya but remember they are incarnations of Lord Sri Ananta and of Sri Hanuman so not to compare with others.When Srila Prabhupada was asked if he had mystic powers Srila Prabhupada answered these disciples where former hippies and now have become devotees and given up four kinds of sins, that is my mystic power. In 1988 one devotee from Sweden was claiming Harikesa…

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