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Soka Satana

INTRUDUCTION TO CHAPTER THREE - SOKA-SatanaImage result for Srivasa Thakura dancing

This chapter consists of thirteen songs describing one pastime of Lord Caitanya as follows:

Once, during an all-night kirtana performed by the Lord in Srivasa Pandita's courtyard, one of the five sons of Srivasa died within the house due to some disease. All the household ladies began to cry loudly in lamentation, which was heard by Srivasa as he was chanting and dancing with Lord Caitanya out in the courtyard. Entering the…

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Caitanya Bhagavata Adi lila chapter 7

Sri Chaitanya Bhagavat

Adi Lila Chapter Seven

All glories, all glories to Lord GauraChandra Who is the Supreme Lord of Lords; all glories, all glories to Sri Visvambhara and His dear most devotees. All glories to the illustrious son of Sri Jagannatha Misra and Mother Sacidevi. He is the life and soul of all surrendered devotees.

O Lord Visvambhara, please glance upon us mercifully and deliver us all. Using the pretext of mirthful childish pastimes, Lord Gaurasundara…

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SB 1.2: Divinity and Divine Service

SB 1.2.1 — Ugraśravā [Sūta Gosvāmī], the son of Romaharṣaṇa, being fully satisfied by the perfect questions of the brāhmaṇas, thanked them and thus attempted to reply.

SB 1.2.2 — Śrīla Sūta Gosvāmī said: Let me offer my respectful obeisances unto that great sage [Śukadeva Gosvāmī] who can enter the hearts of all. When he went away to take up the renounced order of life [sannyāsa], leaving home without undergoing reformation by the sacred thread…

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Antya 16: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Tastes Nectar from the Lips of Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa

The sixteenth chapter is summarized by Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura in his Amṛta-pravāha-bhāṣya. When the Bengali devotees of the Lord returned to Jagannātha Purī, a gentleman named Kālidāsa, who was an uncle of Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī, went with them to see Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. Kālidāsa had tasted the remnants of food of all the Vaiṣṇavas in Bengal, even Jhaḍu Ṭhākura. Because of this, he received…

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Bhagavad Gita chapter 11

Chapter 11, Verse 1

Arjuna said: I have heard Your instruction on confidential spiritual matters which You have so kindly delivered unto me, and my illusion is now dispelled.

Chapter 11, Verse 2

O lotus-eyed one, I have heard from You in detail about the appearance and disappearance of every living entity, as realized through Your inexhaustible glories.

Chapter 11, Verse 3

O greatest of all personalities, O supreme form, though I see here before me Your actual…

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SB 1.1: Questions by the Sages

SB 1.1.1 — O my Lord, Śrī Kṛṣṇa, son of Vasudeva, O all-pervading Personality of Godhead, I offer my respectful obeisances unto You. I meditate upon Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa because He is the Absolute Truth and the primeval cause of all causes of the creation, sustenance and destruction of the manifested universes. He is directly and indirectly conscious of all manifestations, and He is independent because there is no other cause beyond Him. It is He only who first…

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Gita Mahatmya chapter 11

The Glories of Eleventh Chapter of the Bhagavad Gita from the Padma Purana

Lord Shiva said “My dear Parvati, now I will relate to you the glories of the Eleventh Chapter of Srimad Bhagavad-gita. It is not possible to tell it’s full glories, as there are thousands of stories, I will relate one of them only.

On the banks of the Pranita river is a large town of the name Megankara in which is the famous temple of Jagat Isvara. Jagat Isvara is holding in His hand a bow. In that town of…

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Jayantis in 2019 not mentioned in Gaudiya Vaisnava calendar

Matsya Jayanti 2019 date is April 8.

Laxmi Jayanti ,March 20

Hanuman Jayanti 19 of April

Kurma Jayanti 17 May

Parasurama May 6

August 5th Kalki Jayanti

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Disapperance of Srila Madhavendra Puri

“Madhavendra Puri was a well known sannyasi of the Madhva sampradaya. His grand-disciple was Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. Prior to his appearance, there was no evidence of prema bhakti in the Madhva line. In his verse, ayi dinia-dayardra-natha (Chaitanya Charitamrita 2.4.197), the seed of the religious doctrines of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu can be found.”

– Bhaktivinoda Thakur

“Madhavendra Puri was the fist shoot of the desire tree of divine love that came out of the Madhva lineage.…

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Disapperance of Srila Madhavendra Puri

 Madhavendra Puri was a well known sannyasi of the Madhva sampradaya. His grand-disciple was Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. Prior to his appearance, there was no evidence of prema bhakti in the Madhva line. In his verse, ayi dinia-dayardra-natha (Chaitanya Charitamrita 2.4.197), the seed of the religious doctrines of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu can be found.”

– Bhaktivinoda Thakur

“Madhavendra Puri was the fist shoot of the desire tree of divine love that came out of the Madhva lineage. Prior to…

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Prīti - Love by Śrīla Saccidānanda Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura

Dedicated to

nitya-lila pravista om visnupada

Sri Srimad Bhakti Prajnana Kesava Gosvami Maharaja

Inspired by and under the guidance of

Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja

From Rays of The Harmonist, Kartik 2003

Prīti - Love

by Śrīla Saccidānanda Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura

The Sweetness of the word "love"

Love (prīti) is a very sweet word. When it is spoken, a very sweet mood arises in the hearts of both the speaker and the…

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Antya 17: The Bodily Transformations of Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu

Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura gives the following summary of the seventeenth chapter in his Amṛta-pravāha-bhāṣya. Absorbed in transcendental ecstasy, Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu went out one night without opening the doors to His room. After crossing over three walls, He fell down among some cows belonging to the district of Tailaṅga. There He remained unconscious, assuming the aspect of a tortoise.

CC Antya 17.1 — I am…

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Srila Madhavendra Puri Disapperance day

18 Mar 2019

Monday  

18 Mar 2019

Monday

Dvādaśī, G, 06:15, Āśleṣā

+Break fast 06:15 - 07:15 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Śrī Mādhavendra Purī ~ Disappearance

Madhavendra Puri









During Nityananda Prabhu's tour of all the holy places of India for the purpose of purifying them, by the will of providence, he happened to meet Madhavendra Puripada somewhere in western India. When Nityananda Prabhu saw Madhavendra…

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Srila Prabhupadas preface to Srimad Bhagavatam

Preface

We must know the present need of human society. And what is that need? Human society is no longer bounded by geographical limits to particular countries or communities. Human society is broader than in the Middle Ages, and the world tendency is toward one state or one human society. The ideals of spiritual communism, according to Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, are based more or less on the oneness of the entire human society, nay, of the entire energy of living beings. The need is felt by…

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Amalaki Ekadasi

Amalaki Ekadasi

Glories of Amalaki Ekadasi

King Mandhata once said to Vasishtha Muni, “O great sage, kindly be merciful to me and tell me of a holy fast that will benefit me eternally.”

Vasishtha Muni replied. “O king, kindly listen as I describe the best of all fast days, Amalaki Ekadasi.He who faithfully observes a fast on this Ekadasi obtains enormous wealth, gets free of the effects of all kinds of sins, and attains liberation. Fasting on…

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CC Antya 18: Rescuing the Lord from the Sea

This 18 chapter of Antya Lila is Lord Caitanya being absorbed in Radha Krsnas, Nisa lilas night pastimes please also see my chapters from Govinda lilamrta and Krsna Bhavanamrta about Radha Krsnas Nisa lilas on Sastra Caksusa ,my webpage nimaipandit.ning.com look under search Nisa lila

Antya 18: Rescuing the Lord from the Sea

A summary of the eighteenth chapter is given by Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura in his Amṛta-pravāha-bhāṣya. On an autumn evening when the moon was full, Śrī…

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SB 12.13: The Glories of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam

SB 12.13: The Glories of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam

In this final chapter Śrī Sūta Gosvāmī describes the length of each of the Purāṇas, along with the subject matter of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, its purpose, how to give it as a gift, the glories of such gift-giving and the glories of chanting and hearing it.

The total corpus of the Purāṇas includes four hundred thousand verses, eighteen thousand of which constitute Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam. The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Nārāyaṇa, instructed…

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real wealth

10.88.8

śrī-bhagavān uvāca

yasyāham anugṛhṇāmi

hariṣye tad-dhanaṁ śanaiḥ

tato ‘dhanaṁ tyajanty asya

svajanā duḥkha-duḥkhitam

śrī-bhagavān uvāca—the Personality of Godhead said; yasya—whom; aham—I; anugṛhṇāmi—favor; hariṣye—I will take away; tat—his; dhanam—wealth; śanaiḥ—gradually; tataḥ—then; adhanam—poor; tyajanti—abandon; asya—his; sva-janāḥ—relatives and friends; duḥkha-duḥkhitam—who suffers one distress after another.

The Personality of Godhead said:…

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SB 12.12

SB 12.12: The Topics of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Summarized

In this chapter, Śrī Sūta Gosvāmī summarizes the subjects discussed in Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam.

The Supreme Lord, Śrī Hari, personally removes all the distress of a person who hears about His glories. Whatever words glorify the innumerable transcendental qualities of the Personality of Godhead are truthful, auspicious and conducive to piety, whereas all other words are impure. Discussions of topics concerning the Supreme Lord bestow…

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