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prayers of queen Kunti

SB 1.8: Prayers by Queen Kuntī and Parīkṣit Saved

SB 1.8.1 — Sūta Gosvāmī said: Thereafter the Pāṇḍavas, desiring to deliver water to the dead relatives who had desired it, went to the Ganges with Draupadī. The ladies walked in front.

SB 1.8.2 — Having lamented over them and sufficiently offered Ganges water, they bathed in the Ganges, whose water is sanctified due to being mixed with the dust of the lotus feet of the Lord.

SB 1.8.3 — There sat the King of the Kurus,…

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CC Antya Lila chapter 14

Antya 14: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu’s Feelings of Separation from Kṛṣṇa

Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura gives the following summary of the fourteenth chapter. Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu’s feelings of separation from Kṛṣṇa resulted in highly elevated transcendental madness. When He was standing near the Garuḍa-stambha and praying to Lord Jagannātha, a woman from Orissa put her foot on the Lord’s shoulder in her great eagerness to see Lord Jagannātha. Govinda chastised her for this, but…

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wonderfull Krsna

Dandavat Pranams

All glories to Sri Guru and Gauranga

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

Srila Prabhupada gave us so many gifts one of them is his Krsna book ,I recall in 1978 when I first read the Krsna book and every word astonished me.I had read Srila Prabhupadas Bhagavad Gita since 1977, but then reading Srila Prabhupadas ,Krsna book the Vrindavana lilas really blew me

away ,I recall how I was so impressed by Vasudeva and his dealing with Kamsa and his stage if Krsna…

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SB 1.7 Son of Drona Punished

SB 1.7: The Son of Droṇa Punished

SB 1.7.1 — Ṛṣi Śaunaka asked: O Sūta, the great and transcendentally powerful Vyāsadeva heard everything from Śrī Nārada Muni. So after Nārada’s departure, what did Vyāsadeva do?

SB 1.7.2 — Śrī Sūta said: On the western bank of the river Sarasvatī, which is intimately related with the Vedas, there is a cottage for meditation at Śamyāprāsa which enlivens the transcendental activities of the sages.

SB 1.7.3 — In that place, Śrīla…

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Gita Mahatmya chapter 13

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

Lord Shiva said, “Oh Parvati, please hear the unlimited glories of the Thirteenth Chapter of the Srimad Bhagavad-gita, by hearing which, you will become very happy.

In the South, there was a very large river of the name Tungabhadra, on the banks of which; there is a very beautiful town of the name Hariharpur. There, the deity of Lord Shiva, known by name Harihar, is…

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this Kavacha was given to Lord Parasurama to Vasistha Muni before he killed Katavirya Arjuna and is from Brahmanda Purana

Trailokya Vijaya Mantra Kavacha

Vasishtha Maharshi quoted the highly Sacred Trailokya Vijaya Maha Mantra Kavacha : Shrunu Vatsa Pravakshyami Kavacham paramaadbhutam, Mantram cha Shiddhidam Shasvat- saadhakaanaam Sukhaavaham/ Gopijanapadasyaatey Vallabhaaya samucchyaret, Swaaha- amtoyam Mahaa Mantro Dashaaaam Bhukti Muktidah/ Sadaashivastwasya Rishih Pankti Chhandah Udaahyutam, Devataa Krishna UditoViniyogokhilaaptaye/Trailokavijayashayaatha Kavachasya Prajapatih, Rishiscchandascha…

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Srivasa Thakura

pranams to the lotusfeet of the Vaisnavas

All glories to Sri Guru and Gauranga

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

“In the Gaura-ganodesa dipika (90), Srivasa Pandita is described as an incarnation of Narada Muni, and Sri Rama Pandita, his younger brother, is said to be an incarnation of Parvata Muni, a great friend of Narada’s” (C.C.Adi 10.8)

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Sri Srivasa Thakura

"Srivasa Thakura is the incarnation of the pure devotee of the Lord.…

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Response to Stern Magazine in 1974 from ISKCON

Defamation of the Hare Krsna movement

by Axel Springer STERN Magazine

Statement by the International Society for Krsna Consciousness

After a few months ago in Stern magazine's biased reporting on the aims and activities of the International Society for Krsna Consciousness, we see it as our duty, in the public interest, to escalate the recent slanderous coverage, especially in the Springer press to comment.

Defamation of the Hare Krsna movement by Axel Springer STERN…

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Added by Paramananda das on March 27, 2019 at 11:48pm — 3 Comments

THE EROTIC PRINCIPLE AND UNALLOYED DEVOTION

THE EROTIC PRINCIPLE

AND

UNALLOYED DEVOTION

BY

NISI KANTA SANYAL, M.A.

Prof. Nisi Kanta Sanyal

Senior Professor of History, Ravenshaw College, Cuttack (Orissa)

REVISED WITH A FOREWORD

BY

HIS DIVINE GRACE

OM VISHNUPAD PARAMAHAMSA

SRI SRIMAD BHAKTI SIDDHANTA SARASVATI

SRILA BHAKTI SIDDHANTA SARASVATI

GOSWAMI PRABHUPAD

PUBLISHED BY

SRI SAJJAN SUHRID DAS ADHIKARI, M.A., B.L.

SRI GAUDIYA MATH, BAGHBAZAR,…

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Early days of ISKCON Germany and ISKCON Denmark !

There is a website about ISKCON Germanys early days ,actually our ISKCON Denmark history was also affected by the German devotees

There first devotees that came to Denmark to preach where from Germany ,BhaktiBhusana Swami was then a grhastha and had a small daughter ,his wife had left ISKCON but he insisted to keep the daughter and her mother told the West German Police her daughter was kidnapped, because Bhakti Bhusana Swami had taken his daughter out of the temple and to Copenhagen…

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Mahamantra from Mahanidhi Swami

Meaning of the Hare Kṛṣṇa Mantra

Once Vallabhacarya met Mahaprabhu in Jagannatha Puri and asked about the meaning of Kṛṣṇa’s name. Lord Caitanya was sitting amongst His most intimate followers including Sri Nityananda Prabhu, Sri Advaita Acarya, Sarvabhauma Bhattacarya, Sri Svarupa Damodara, Sri Raya Ramananda, Sri Rupa Gosvami and Sikhi Mahiti. When Mahaprabhu failed to reply, Vallabhacarya repeated the question because he wanted to present his own scholarly explanation. Finally…

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CC Antya lila chapter 15

dandavat pranams at the feet of the true vaisnavas

All glories to Sri Guru and Gauranga

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

This chapter explained the transcendental ecstacy of Lord Caitanya .He is the Supreme Lord and showing us to how serve Radha Krsna in the mood of a manjari .Lord Caitanya came to experience the love of Sri Radha and the Gopis and bestow manjari bhava on those who are qualified .Of course not everyone will become a manjari , most in the material world is…

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Sb 1.6

SB 1.6: Conversation Between Nārada and Vyāsadeva

SB 1.6.1 — Sūta said: O brāhmaṇas, thus hearing all about Śrī Nārada’s birth and activities, Vyāsadeva, the incarnation of God and son of Satyavatī, inquired as follows.

SB 1.6.2 — Śrī Vyāsadeva said: What did you [Nārada] do after the departure of the great sages who had instructed you in scientific transcendental knowledge before the beginning of your present birth?

SB 1.6.3 — O son of Brahmā, how did you pass your…

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Added by Paramananda das on March 26, 2019 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Jagannathastaka

Prayers to Lord Jagannatha,

Sri Krishna as the Lord of the Universe

Jagannathastaka 

(As issued from the mouth of Lord Caitanya)

kadacit kalindi-tata-vipina-sangitaka-ravo

mudabhiri-nari-vadana-kamalasvada-madhupaha

rama-shambhu-brahmamara-pati-ganesharcita-pado

jagannathah svami nayana-patha-gami bhavatu me

"Sometimes in great happiness Lord Jagannatha, with His flute, makes a loud concert in the groves on the banks…

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Sri Nama Prabhu of whom we must always take shelter !

pranams to the vaisnavas

All glories to Sri Sri Guru and Gauranga

all glories to Srila Prabhupada

Krsna says in Bhagavad Gita He is the chanting of His own Holy names ,Nama Astakam was given by Srila Rupa Goswami and is for our daily remembrance and benefit :

(1)

nikhila-sruti-mauli-ratna-mala-

dyuti-nirajita-pada-pankajanta

ayi mukta-kulair upasyamanam

paritas tvam hari-nama samsrayami

(2)

jaya namadheya muni-vrnda-geya he…

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Bhagavatam Mahatmya chapter 2 -chapter 3

Chapter Two

Narada Endeavours to Remove Bhakti’s Distress

Sri Narada advice to bhakti devi-meditete on Krishnas feet

Sri Narada said, “O young lady, why are you in so much anxiety? Don’t be melancholy unnecessary. Just meditate on the lotus feet of Lord Sri Krsna and by His mercy you will be free from all misery.1

( 1. This is the only panacea for anxiety. When the mind is fixed on Krsna, it cannot experience agitation. That’s why devotees are always free from…

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Bhagavatam Mahatmya chapter one Narada Muni meets Bhakti devi !

Srimad Bhagavatam Mahatmya- Padma Purana

Chapter One

The Meeting of Narada Muni and Bhakti Devi

Invocation

Obeisances unto Lord Sri Krsna

We offer our humble obeisances unto Lord Sri Krsna, whose transcendental form is bliss personified. He is the cause of the creation, maintenance and destruction of the universe and the destroyer of the three types of miseries.

Humble obeisances to Sri Sukadeva Gosvami

We pay our humble obeisances to Sri Sukadeva…

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SB 1.5

SB 1.5: Nārada’s Instructions on Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam for Vyāsadeva

SB 1.5.1 — Sūta Gosvāmī said: Thus the sage amongst the gods [Nārada], comfortably seated and apparently smiling, addressed the ṛṣi amongst the brāhmaṇas [Vedavyāsa].

SB 1.5.2 — Addressing Vyāsadeva, the son of Parāśara, Nārada inquired: Are you satisfied by identifying with the body or the mind as objects of self-realization?

SB 1.5.3 — Your inquiries were full and your studies were also well…

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lecture on Bhagavatam Mahatmya

“ Sachidanand rupaya vishvotpatyadi hetve, tapatraya vinashaya shri krsnaya vayam namah ”

In Naimisharanya, where 88,000 sages had assembled for a sacrificial yagna for a thousand years, Suta expounded the glory of Shrimad Bhagwat and informed Saunaka and the other sages that Shrimad Bhagwat secures the attainment of moksha by any person just as Pariksit attained it when Suka expounded the Shrimad Bhagwat to him. Sutapuran then commenced the discourse by giving an insight of the…

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Narasimha Dandakam

Lakshmi Narasimha Dandakam

Lakshmi Narasimha Dandakam

(To remove fear of enemies and rejoining of our dear ones who have parted from us)

Thwayi gathavathi dandakaranya veedhim , parithyajya rajyam, sahaiva sriyaa sithaayaa savinayabhara lakshmane nanuyathe pithusthe giraa Rama sarve sumanthraadhayaa kshanamapi na vishe hire vipra yogam thava smaarayantha smaranthascha ye kosalaa parama purusha divya Lakshmi narasimha prabho thwad padaalambha lagnaan namasyaam…

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