Archive | June, 2011

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Sri Bhakti Siddhanta Vani

Perfect Conclusions on Pure Devotion Taught by Bhagavan Sri Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur nikhila-bhuvana-māyā-chhinna-vichchhinna-kartrī vibudha-bahula-mṛgyā-mukti-mohānta-dātrī śithilita-vidhi-rāgārādhya-rādheśa-dhānī vilasatu hṛdi nityaṁ bhakti-siddhānta-vāṇī (Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj) “Oh demolisher of the illusion of the entire world, Oh finisher of the mania of the various pursuits of liberation made by intellectuals, Oh abode of loving attachment […]

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The Key to the Theological Kingdom

In our series of posts on the verses which adorn the Temple of Love and Affection we have thus far presented verses on the theme of Hari-katha itself. We began with verses that glorify Hari-katha in general and then presented verses describing the glories of Srimad Bhagavad-Gita, Srimad Bhagavatam and narrations of the Pastimes of […]

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Draupadi’s Surrender

In this new audio posting extracted from a lecture given on 14 December 2010 in Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math Nabadwip, Srila Acharya Maharaj describes how Krishna enlightens Draupadi about the nature of pure surrender and His eager desire to reciprocate with the devotion of His devotees. Draupadi’s Surrender.mp3 [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Sobriety

In this post we are completing our series on the verse vikrīḍitaṁ Vraja-vadhūbhir idaṁ cha Viṣṇoḥ from the Temple of Love and Affection. Herein we are presenting the translation and purport of this verse given by Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur in his Amrita-Pravaha-Bhashya and some additional comments by Bhagavan Sri Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur and […]

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Demigod Worship

An analysis of demigod worship according to the teachings of Srimad Bhagavad-gita.

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The Self-Sacrifice of Sri Guru

In this new audio posting extracted from a lecture given on 18 December 2010 in Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math Nabadwip, Srila Acharya Maharaj charasmatically recounts an instructive story from Upakhyane Upadesh by Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur which humorous demonstrates the fate of persons who deviate from the instructions of Sri Guru as well as […]