Alas how shall I take shelter of one more merciful than He, Who granted the position of a mother a she demon Putna, although she was unfaithful, and she prepared deadly poison to be sucked from her breast aho baki yam stana-kala-kutam jighamsayayad apy asadhvi lebhe gatim dhatry-ucitam tato nyam kam va dayalum sarnam vrajema […]
Radhanath Swami explains How a great devotee sees every living entity equally and ensures their well being. Dharma in the form of a bull asked: Madam, are you not hale and hearty? Why are you covered with the shadow of grief? It appears by your face that you have become black. Are you suffering from some […]
Radhanath Swami clarifies upon Real Love versus Bodily Affection At the time of death Hiranayakashipu’s other sons could not do anything to help him but by Prahlad’s prayers he was liberated. So that is real love. Sentimental affection may give a little superficial peace of mind but it dies with the body. Real love gives […]
Radhanath Swami explains purpose and various types of science: As I was walking in on the entrance of this prestige institution I was appreciating the modal of the principles on which it is based upon, to spread knowledge for the welfare and the benefit of human society. And actually this is what everyone should be […]
Krishna explains in Gita the value of devotional service the one who offers Krishna even a small leaf a flower or little water if it is offered with devotion he accepts the quality of that devotion patraà puñpaà phalaà toyaà yo me bhaktyä prayacchati The perfection of our life is simply when Krishna accepts the […]
Gargamuni said: This child, the son of Rohiëé, will give all happiness to His relatives and friends by His transcendental qualities. Therefore He will be known as Räma. And because He will manifest extraordinary bodily strength, He will also be known as Bala. Moreover, because He unites two families—Vasudeva’s family and the family of Nanda […]
Kunti devi is quite aware that the existence of the pandavas is due to shree Krishna only. Kunti who was the mother of the pandavas knew very well the power and the glory of her five sons. Arjun was the greatest archer. Even Shiva was defeated by him and he was the most intimate friend of shree Krishna. Bhima was the most powerful person in all world with one stroke of his mighty claws he could hundreds of the most powerful elephants. Great Kunti saw with her own eyes as he powerized even the most powerful rakshas.
This is the characteristic of a Vaishnava. Para-dukha-dukhe: a Vaishnava is always unhappy to see the conditioned souls unhappy. Otherwise, he would have no business teaching them how to become happy. In materialistic life, people must certainly engage in activities of animosity. Materialistic life is therefore compared to saàsära-dävänala **, a blazing forest fire that automatically takes place. Lord Shiva and his followers in the paramparä system try to save people from this dangerous condition of materialistic life.
Modern university education practically prepares one to acquire a doggish mentality with which to accept the service of the greater master. After finishing with so called education, the so call educated persons move like dogs from door to door with applications for some service and mostly they are driven away informed of no vacancy. As dogs are negligible animals and serve the master faithfully for bits of bread and man serves a master faithfully without sufficient rewards.
Radhanath Swami on Significance of Kurukshetra fortune to be in this holy land of Kurukshetra where so much of the history of our life and our culture has its origin. From time immemorial this holy place of Kurukshetra has been worshiped by saintly persons. It is the place where the great MaharajKuru performed his yajna, […]
Radhanath Swami Lectures on Sri Caitanya Caritamrta, Adi Lila 1.1-6 I offer my respectful obeisances unto the spiritual masters, the devotees of the Lord, the Lord’s incarnations, His plenary portions, His energies and the primeval Lord Himself, Çré Kåñëa Caitanya I offer my respectful obeisances unto Çré Kåñëa Caitanya and Lord Nityänanda, who are like […]
Those who are advanced and highly qualified and are interested in the essence of life, know the good qualities of Kali Yuga. Such people worship the age of Kali because in this age simply by chanting the Hare Krishna mahamantra one can advance his spiritual knowledge and attain life’s goal Purport This is a quotation […]
Radhanath Swami explains the importance of Celebrating Dvadasi: Story_Of_Lord_VarahaDev sädhu véra tvayä påñöam avatära-kathäà hareù yat tvaà påcchasi martyänäà måtyu-päça-viçätaném SYNONYMS maitreyaù uväca—Maitreya said; sädhu—devotee; véra—O warrior; tvayä—by you; påñöam—inquired; avatära-kathäm—topics on the incarnation of the Lord; hareù—of the Personality of Godhead; yat—that which; tvam—your good self; påcchasi—asking me; martyänäm—of those who are destined […]