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Lord Narasimha smashed the GOPI BHAVA CLUB NUMBER 2

Chapter 10 of Vaisnava Amrta Srila Prabhupada a Priya Sakha or Priya narma sakha?

dandavat pranams

all glories to Srila Prabhupada

There is a very good reason I wrote this chapter in my book Vaisnava Amrta because it is to defend Srila Prabhupada Svarupa Bhava . Though I learned many things from Srila Narayana Maharaja I did not agree with the concept Srila Prabhupada is a manjari, this concept was also taught by Sivarama Swami, Saccinandana Swami, Bhurijana, Jadurani,…

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Added by Paramananda das on October 19, 2021 at 12:20am — No Comments

Inhouse fighting used by the Ritviks in Campaign against the GBC

Inhouse fighting used by the Ritviks in Campaign against the GBC

I want to comment on this as devotees pointed out this Rivik propaganda spread, HH Jayapataka Maharaja has served many years in Mayapure and how can you not give him credit

for his many years of service to Srila Prabhupada, I have met HH Jayapataka Swami in the past and he was very kind to me one time I had cellulitis in my leg when I was in ISKCON New Orleans, Maharaja send one disciple to take me to the doctor I…

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Added by Paramananda das on October 18, 2021 at 8:43am — No Comments

20 bags of liquid beauty

I was once serving in ISKCON LA for some months, and Sura das hated me so he send one Jagadambika to ask me if I wanted to marry one of 20 girls at ISKCON LA,I decided it was time to leave ISKCON LA, there were rumors that some grhamedhis at ISKCON LA were using condoms because a store owner near the temple told some Brahmacaries that why some of the devotees were buying condoms . If it was not a rumor why did Sura das grab Prabhupadaacarya das Brahmacari (disciple of Virabahu )by the throat…

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Added by Paramananda das on October 10, 2021 at 4:28pm — No Comments

When will I get the mercy of Sri Sri Radha Krsna at Govinda Kunda?

When will I get the mercy of Sri Sri Radha Krsna at Govinda Kunda?

Two of my Govardhana Silas are from Govinda Kunda it is the most important place of my heart because one of my Govardhana Silas with Sri Krsna picture is from here, and then I have a larger Govardhana sila that once came to me in my dream and told me to please never stop worshipping Him. At Govinda Kunda, Indra bathed Sri Krsna after the pastime of lifting Govardhana Hill, by bathing in Govinda Kunda sastra has said one…

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Added by Paramananda das on October 6, 2021 at 11:20am — No Comments

meeting a shoemaker sannyasi

meeting a shoemaker sannyasi

2 years ago when visiting ISKCON South Africa a visiting sannyasi from Holland was commenting on my weight and size, however, he showed little interest to read my important book Sri Narasimha,so I just ignored him, obviously, he has no training in dealing with Vaisnavas nor does he chant 64 rounds daily, despite being an ISKCON Guru

this pastime of Sri Astavakra Muni came to mind told by my Gurudeva :

Srila Narayana Maharaja about Astavakra…

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Added by Paramananda das on October 6, 2021 at 8:29am — No Comments

Historic CBS interrview with Kirtananda (showing what a demon he was )

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6vUxqNTzco&t=81s

devotees testified Kirtananda ordered the killing of Sulocana Prabhu , but New Vrindavana leadership always denied it ,thought they paid Tirtha das to kill Sulocana Prabhu , see how Kirtananda just laugh at Jane Wallace question ...Kirtananda was very guilty , but if you mention this still in ISKCON many will say do not be so negative Prabhu ...it means there is a…

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Added by Paramananda das on October 1, 2021 at 11:48pm — No Comments

BANNED FOR CHANTING 64 rounds !

I was told I was banned from one temple because I chant 64 rounds daily ! Well Srila Prabhupada encouraged chanting 64 rounds daily it was the order and advise of Lord Caitanya and Srila Rupa Goswami .I think 64 rounds is not even enough because Srila Jagannath das Babaji used to say before you sleep chant 128 rounds or 64 minimum ,Srila Prabhupada has stated to always chant Hare Krsna it is really funny anyone can be banned from a ISKCON temple for chanting Hare Krsna…

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Added by Paramananda das on October 1, 2021 at 11:45pm — No Comments

MALATI/JASMINE

Malati /Jasmine

Sakhi-vrinde Vijnapti

Prayer to the Sakhis

(from Prarthana)

(1)

radha-krishna prana mora jugala-kisora

jivane marane gati aro nahi mora

(2)

kalindira kule keli-kadambera vana

ratana-bedira upara bosabo du’jana

(3)

syama-gauri-ange dibo (cuwa) candanera gandha

camara dhulabo kabe heri mukha-candra

(4)

gathiya malatir mala dibo dohara gale

adhare tuliya dibo karpura-tambule

(6)

sri-krishna-caitanya-prabhur…

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Added by Paramananda das on October 1, 2021 at 11:42pm — No Comments

SRILA RAGHUNATH DAS GOSWAMI and GIRIRAJA SILA

Srila Raghunath das Goswami obtained Giriraja sila from Lord Caitanya and then Lord Caitanya send him to Vrindavana ,there he chanted not less than 64 rounds daily and Radha Kunda and Shyama kunda ,the Govardhana Sila Lord Caitanya gave him, has the thump imprint of Lord Caitanya because Lord Caitanya would hold Sri Giriraja to His heart and eyes and cry in seperation from Sri Sri Radha Krsna bathing the Giriraja Sila with His lotus tears, and from Lord Caitanya rubbing His lotusthump…

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Added by Paramananda das on October 1, 2021 at 11:36pm — No Comments

Does prasadam offer itself to Krsna?

Does prasadam offer itself to Krsna?

I was thinking today about so many problems there was placed before me in devotional service.

Krsna says in the end of the 6chapter of Bhagavad Gita :

yoginām api sarveṣāṁ

mad-gatenāntar-ātmanā

śraddhāvān bhajate yo māṁ

sa me yuktatamo mataḥ

SYNONYMS

yoginām—of all yogīs; api—also; sarveṣām—all types of; mat-gatena—abiding in Me; antaḥ-ātmanā—always thinking of Me within; śraddhāvān—in full faith; bhajate—renders…

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Added by Paramananda das on October 1, 2021 at 11:34pm — No Comments

Does prasadam offer itself to Krsna?

Does prasadam offer itself to Krsna?

I was thinking today about so many problems there was placed before me in devotional service.

Krsna says in the end of the 6chapter of Bhagavad Gita :

yoginām api sarveṣāṁ

mad-gatenāntar-ātmanā

śraddhāvān bhajate yo māṁ

sa me yuktatamo mataḥ

SYNONYMS

yoginām—of all yogīs; api—also; sarveṣām—all types of; mat-gatena—abiding in Me; antaḥ-ātmanā—always thinking of Me within; śraddhāvān—in full faith; bhajate—renders…

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Added by Paramananda das on October 1, 2021 at 11:34pm — No Comments

No gopichandan and Party pooper awards!

No gopichandan and Party pooper awards!

I know what a strange title , let me explain .

First of all Srila Prabhupada insisted devotees wear Gopichandan

In 1990 I met Devamrta Swami in Toronto ,I was distributing Srila Prabhupadas books every day at Young street.That day I met him at Young street and Bloor (famous intersection in Toronto)..Ironically he had made all kind of demoniac politics against me for years though I was the first bookdistributor in ISKCON Denmark .He invited…

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Added by Paramananda das on October 1, 2021 at 11:30pm — No Comments

the smell of cowdung and how Kamsa made cowpatties !

Today I went and had wonderful darshan of Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan ,Madan Mohan in ISKCON Potomac used to be in ISKCON NYC 26 and 2 ave so He is ISKCONs oldest Krsna Deity, well He is Krsna Himself not just a stone.

I was sitting outside and honoring Prasadam from Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan and all of a sudden there was a sour smell, my wife laughed when she saw me make a face.That is the smell of cow dung.She was laughing even more, because I had made a face, of what is that obnoxious…

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Added by Paramananda das on September 26, 2021 at 9:46pm — No Comments

the smell of cowdung and how Kamsa made cowpatties !

Today I went and had wonderful darshan of Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan ,Madan Mohan in ISKCON Potomac used to be in ISKCON NYC 26 and 2 ave so He is ISKCONs oldest Krsna Deity, well He is Krsna Himself not just a stone.

I was sitting outside and honoring Prasadam from Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan and all of a sudden there was a sour smell, my wife laughed when she saw me make a face.That is the smell of cow dung.She was laughing even more, because I had made a face, of what is that obnoxious…

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Added by Paramananda das on September 26, 2021 at 9:46pm — No Comments

Temples not for eating and sleeping !

Often in ISKCON Temple leaders are fallen and not up to standards .I was in ISKCON Sandton SOuth Africa and the TP Nanda Kumara das did not feed the devotees properly daily , no breakfast prasadam and no evening prasadam ,but something from the restaurant was cooked daily and at one point the devotees could take from there.He eventually fell down though he was a TP and ISKCON Guru ,untrained disciple of Giriraja Swami .(Second Initiation from Giriraja Swami) Many TPs are not situated nicely…

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Added by Paramananda das on September 26, 2021 at 11:47am — No Comments

when strange situations occur in devotional service

when strange situations occur in devotional service

We may think when we join ISKCON , all is smooth , no there is so much struggle ,we are in the material world .We know what Krsna has said in Bhagavad Gita :

TEXT 7

mamaivamso jiva-loke

jiva-bhutah sanatanah

manah-sasthanindriyani

prakrti-sthani karsati

SYNONYMS

mama—My; eva—certainly; amsah—fragmental particles; jiva-loke—world of conditional life; jiva-bhutah—the conditioned living entities;…

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Added by Paramananda das on September 24, 2021 at 2:36pm — No Comments

The Jiva issue ,why does it never get old ?

The Jiva issue ,why does it never get old ?

Recently I had a talk with Prema Sankirtana Prabhu once more about the Jiva issue.To me it is irritating because it really does not matter where we fell from Goloka or Brahman .Srila Prabhupada was very specific ,now you are not in Goloka or Tattastha Sakti in a Brahman position so FORGET about this issue .But every time I talk to Prema Sankirtana it is always on his mind I quoted this sloka :A soul's journey to the kingdom of God by Purushottam Nitai Das - Blog - ISKCON Desire Tree | IDT

CC Madhya 22.107

nitya-siddha…

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Added by Paramananda das on September 17, 2021 at 10:29am — No Comments

Nectar about Lord Vamanadev !

Lord Vamanadeve is best worshipped by full Nirjala fasting as explained in Hari Bhakti Vilasa, and chanting 64 rounds, and reading the pastimes in Srimad Bhagavatam in relation to Him

SB 6.8.13: May the Lord, who assumes the body of a great fish, protect me in the water from the fierce animals that are associates of the demigod Varuṇa. By expanding His illusory energy, the Lord assumed the form of the dwarf Vāmana. May Vāmana protect me on the land. Since the gigantic form of the…

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Added by Paramananda das on September 17, 2021 at 8:13am — No Comments

Did your know Radha and the queens of Dvaraka and Radhas gopis once had a Rasa Lila near Dvaraka ?

Did your know Radha and the queens of Dvaraka and Radhas gopis once had a Rasa Lila near Dvaraka ?

Well read Garga Samhita canto 6 chapter 18

GS 6.18: In the Course of Describing the Glories of Siddhashrama, a Description of the Rasa-dance Festival

Siddhashrama-mahatmye Rasotsavah No photo description available.

Text 1

shri-narada uvaca shri-radhayah param pritim jnatva gopi-ganasya ca ucur harim raja-putryas tad-rasa-prekshanotsukah

shri-narada uvaca—Shri Narada said; shri-radhayah—of…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 28, 2021 at 9:12am — No Comments

Money can not buy you love ,in memory of Dharam Hinduja

Money can not buy you love !

I wish to tell you all a very unusual thing from my life, I was in ISKCON Boston in 1991 and the Hinduja family had a son there Dharam Hinduja that was going to Havard University in Boston so when he graduated they wanted someone in the temple to do a Yajna so Sridhara Swami (jolly Swami was his nickname) asked me to do the Yajna ,so did a fire sacrifice and chanted Purusha Sukta that I know by heart and chanted some Narasimha Mantras for the blessings and…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 27, 2021 at 12:45pm — 1 Comment

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