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Sri Gundicha Marjan Lila

The cleansing of the Guṇḍichā Temple is summarised by Śrīla Kṛṣṇadās Kavirāj Goswāmī in Śrī Chaitanya-charitāmṛta. sri-gundicha-mandiram atma-vrindaih sammarjayan kshalanatah sa gaurah sva-chitta-vach chhitalam ujjvalam cha krishnopavesaupayikam chakara (Sri Chaitanya-charitamrita: Madhya-lila, 12.1) “Sri Gaurasundar swept and cleansed the Gundicha temple with His devotees, making it as cool and bright as His own Heart and a befitting […]

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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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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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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 […]

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Transformation of our Hearts and Minds

In this post we are continuing our series about the verse vikrīḍitaṁ vraja-vadhūbhir idaṁ cha Viṣṇoḥ from the Temple of Love and Affection. Thus far we have presented a condensed form of the meaning of vikrīḍitaṁ vraja-vadhūbhir according to the conception of the verse expressed by Sriman Mahaprabhu to Pradyumna Misra in his glorification of Srila […]

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The Supra-mundane Heart

In this post we are continuing our series about the verse vikrīḍitaṁ vraja-vadhūbhir idaṁ cha Viṣṇoḥ from the Temple of Love and Affection. Thus far we have presented a condensed form of the meaning of vikrīḍitaṁ vraja-vadhūbhir according to the conception of the verse expressed by Sriman Mahaprabhu to Pradyumna Misra in his glorification of Srila […]