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Paramananda das's Blog – March 2016 Archive (23)

On recieving guests and the curse of becoming a temple president

dear devotees 

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Please accept my humble obaisences
All glories to Srila Prabhupada 
 Many devotees do not  know how to properly treat guests .Even though Duryodhana was a demon…
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Added by Paramananda das on March 31, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Srila Rupa and Sanatana Goswami about Lord Narasimha

Srila Rupa and Sanatana Goswami about Lord Narasimha
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This chapter deals with some of the many quotes by  Srila Rupa Goswami and Sanatana Goswami about Lord Narasimha. Srila Rupa Goswamis quoted  from Laghu Bhagavatamrta: In Chapter Three Lilavatara-nirupana The Lila-avataras we find: 3.46 describes how Lord Dattatreya taught divya jnana to Prahlada Maharaja: SB 1.3.11 45 Lord Dattatreya is described in Shrimad-Bhagavatam (2.7.4): “The great sage Atri prayed for…
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Added by Paramananda das on March 30, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Srila Prabhupada on the jiva issue and going to Gaudiya math and delivering others

dear devotees 

Please accept my humble obaisences\
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
 One devotee was sharing with me how his wife wants to take diksa in my Gurudevas math .I actually do not advise against doing so  .I also have 3 initiated disciples one of them was struggling to follow the 4 regs ,he did not like I chastised him for braking the regs and made his falldown public .So I said you can go stay with ISKCON Puerto Rico I can…
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Added by Paramananda das on March 29, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Bhagavad Gita 3.18

Chapter 3: Karma-yoga

TEXT 18
naiva tasya krtenartho

nakrteneha kascana

na casya sarva-bhutesu

kascid artha-vyapasrayah

SYNONYMS
na—never; …
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Added by Paramananda das on March 28, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

The glories of Mangala Giri

Chapter 8 of Sri Narasimha The glories of Mangala Giri
Mangalagiri (Telugu: మంగళగిరి) is a town, and a mandal of Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh, India. Mangalagiri is a part of Vijayawada urban agglomeration.[1] It is situated on the Guntur-Vijayawada road, 8 miles (13 km) to the south-east of Vijayawada and 13 miles (21 km) to the north-east of Guntur City.
At Mangala Giri is the famous Laxmi Narasimha temple also visited by Lord Caitanya, is is also known as Sri…
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Added by Paramananda das on March 23, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments

GAURANGA lila smarana mangala stotram

dear Vaisnavas

Please accept my humble obaisences
pranams to the lotusfeet of my Gurudeva and his Gurudeva Srila Bhaktiprajana Kesava Maharaja

All glories to Srila Prabhupada…
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Added by Paramananda das on March 22, 2016 at 7:26am — 9 Comments

Both the Ocean and Mother Earth are Gaura Bhaktas

we think of the Ocean as many Oceans but there is only one Ocean on this planet his name is Samudra and he also came to get the mercy of Lord Gauranga (saltwater ocean personfied) 

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Added by Paramananda das on March 21, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

condom in the Ganga? Is Kali Yuga getting hold of ISKCON Mayapure?

Dear devotees 

Please accept my humble obaisences
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
 I was preaching to to some devotees from Estonia and Latvia and one Tat Purusha das stated his Guru ,Bhakti Vidyapurna Swami preaches that it is not illlicit sex when husband and wife have sex even for not having kids.I gave him some quotes by Srila Prabhupada where Srila Prabhupada clearly defines grhastha life as no sex between husband and wife unless for…
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Added by Paramananda das on March 20, 2016 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Yadi Gauranga Nahito... If Sriman Gauranga Mahaprabhu had not appeared, then what would have become of us?

Dear devotees 

Please accept my humble obaisences
All glories to the lotusfeet of Sri Guru and Gauranga
all glories to Srila Prabhupada 
 Here is an excellent lecture by my godbrother HH BV Tirtha Maharaja .: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpnqjWjlcdQ and there is a part 2 …
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Added by Paramananda das on March 19, 2016 at 5:37pm — No Comments

EKADASI DEVI and the glories of Amalaki ekadasi .and why one should not take grains on Visnuttatva days

 
 
Sri Ekadasi devi killing the Mura Demon 

dear devotees 
Please accept the blessings of Sri Ekadasi devi
all glories to Srila Prabhupada 
 Who is Ekadasi devi this is a mystery that hardly anyone knows.So I will explain it so vaisnavas can understand and benefit .First let me state something from sastra about Ekadasi : 
ekadashi vratam nama
sarva kama…
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Added by Paramananda das on March 19, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Navadvipa Sataka and Navadvipa stuti





 



dear devotees

Please accept my humble obaisences
All glories to Sri Guru and Gauranga
all glories to Srila Prabhupada
In 2009 I posted the Navadvipa Sataka on Dandavats.com http://www.dandavats.com/?p=7276 These prayers to Sri Navadvipa are essential reading…
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Added by Paramananda das on March 17, 2016 at 5:20am — No Comments

how and why did Prahlada Maharaja becomes a grhastha?



 



 
Text 1 Koti koti vadanah prapalakam Koti koti vadanah khalantakam koti koti vadanah Nrsimhakam koti koti vadanas to santu tam

Millions and millions of obaisences to the protector of the devotees.Millions and millions of…
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Added by Paramananda das on March 15, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Vaibhava Purī Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

14 Mar 2016

Monday 

Saptamī, G, 06:20, Rohiṇī

+Sun enters Picies

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Vaibhava Purī Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

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Srila Bhakti Pramod Puri Maharaja taught a sannyasi should never be alone with a woman , he was a strict sannyasi and chanted 64 rounds daily since he joined Gaudiya math , he was a disciple of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Prabhupada and close friend of our Srila Prabhupada:…

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Added by Paramananda das on March 14, 2016 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

vaisnava ke? am I a vaisnava?

A devotee asks himself this question am I  really a vaisnava?Am I chanting 64 rounds daily or more as instructed by Lord Caitanya .Or am I a fallen pretender pseudo vaisnava that never cares to chant the Mahamantra with love and devotion .Am I accepting worship and having my feet washed am I taking money from kanistha adhikari disciples that also do not chant 64 rounds?What kind of vaisnava am I really?
Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura has told us that…
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Added by Paramananda das on March 13, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

please read Rasika Mangala and Shyamananda Sataka !

please read Rasika Mangala and Shyamananda Sataka !

 


 Gopijanavallabha

 



dear vaisnava friends…
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Added by Paramananda das on March 11, 2016 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Krishnanika Kaumudi by Srila Kavikarnapure

 

His Holiness   Mahanidhi Swami  translated     Srila Kavikarnapure, Bir Krsna  Swami made it into an audio recording    …
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Added by Paramananda das on March 8, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Siva ratri 2016 March 7th

Lord Shiva with Mata Parvati Wallpapers in high resolution

Siva Ratri (fast - Ekadasi preparations only)
Actually Gaudiya vaisnavas worship Lord Siva in a special form when he took on the form of a Gopi , he became known as…
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Added by Paramananda das on March 6, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

(chapter 18 , 19 and 20 of Visnu Purana) Glories of Prahlada Maharaja from my Narasimha book chapter 17

chapter 18 of Visnu Purana Glories of Prahlada Maharaja : 

The demons reported the preaching of Prahlada Maharaja to Hiranyakasipu .He ordered Prahlada to be poisoned and a huge dose of poison be put into his food offered the food with poison to Lord Visnu and was not the least affected. 

Sanda and Amarka warned Prahlada that if he did not stop glorifying Lord Visnu they…

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Added by Paramananda das on March 6, 2016 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Radha Partha Sarathi and come on Krsna ,Chalo lets to go to Vrindavana

Radha Partha Sarathi is that name a Rasa Bhasasa  ? Because Radharani is not with Arjunas friend ,Krsna.The Krsna in Vrindavana is different from Krsna in Mathura and Dvaraka in one sense as Krsna outside of Vraja is Vasudeva Krsna .But Radharani meets Krsna at Kuruksetra so there He is Partha Sarathi meeting Krsna and in that mood Srimati Radharani is asking Krsna to come back to Vrindavana, now you are Partha Sarathi ,but I want you to be only Radhanath and come with me back to Vrindavana…

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Added by Paramananda das on March 6, 2016 at 11:06am — No Comments

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