90-090 ‘God Is Subordinate To His Devotees (BG 10.10)’ by Radhanath Swami, in Mumbai

On January 13, 2012, in 1990, Chapter 10, by Radhanath Swami

Tesham satata-yuktanam bhajanam priti-purvakam dadami budhi-yogam tam yena mam upayanti te   Translation To those who are constantly devoted and worship Me with love, I give the understanding by which they can come to Me.   Purport  by Srila Prabhupada  In this verse the word budhi yoga is very significant. We may remember that in [...]

90-089 ‘Uniting For The Pleasure Of Krishna (SB 08.07.04-06)’ by Radhanath Swami, in Mumbai

On January 13, 2012, in 1990, SB 8.7, by Radhanath Swami

na vayam tvamarair daityaih siddha-gandharva-caranaih nasprsta-purvam janimo lokesais ca kuto nrbhih   Translation What to speak of human beings, even the demigods, demons, Siddhas, Gandharvas, Caranas and the various directors of the universe, the Prajapatis, have never touched You before. It is not that we are unable to understand Your identity.   Purport by Srila Prabhupada: [...]

90-087 ‘Be Fixed In Your Aim (BG 08.27)’ by Radhanath Swami, in Mumbai

On January 13, 2012, in 1990, Chapter 8, by Radhanath Swami

naite srti partha janan yogi muhyati kascana tasmat sarvesu kalesu yoga-yukto bhavarjuna   Translation The devotees who know these two paths, O Arjuna, are never bewildered. Therefore be always fixed in devotion.   Purport by Srila Prabhupad Krsna is here advising Arjuna that he should not be disturbed by the different paths the soul can [...]

90-084 ‘Rasa Lila (CC Madhya Lila)’ by Radhanath Swami, in Mumbai

On January 13, 2012, in 1990, Madhya Lila, by Radhanath Swami

“he kåñëa karuëä-sindho déna-bandho jagat-pate gopeça gopikä-känta rädhä-känta namo ‘stu te” “ayatäà suratau paìgor mama manda-mater gaté mat-sarvasva-padämbhojau rädhä-madana-mohanau” “dévyad-våndäraëya-kalpa-drumädhaù çrémad-ratnägära-siàhäsana-sthau çrémad-rädhä-çréla-govinda-devau preñöhälébhiù sevyamänau smarämi” “çrémän räsa-rasärambhé vaàçé-vaöa-taöa-sthitaù karñan veëu-svanair gopér gopénäthaù çriye ‘stu naù”   This is the verse from Caitanya-caritamrita by Srila Krishna Das Kaviraj Goswami “çrémän räsa-rasärambhé vaàçé-vaöa-taöa-sthitaù karñan veëu-svanair gopér gopénäthaù [...]

90-082 ‘Seperation (BG 02.66)’ by Radhanath Swami, in Mumbai

On January 13, 2012, in 1990, Chapter 2, by Radhanath Swami

nasti buddhir ayuktasya  na cayuktasya bhavana  na cabhavayatah santir   asantasya kutah sukham  (BG 2.66) One who is not connected with the Supreme [in Krishna consciousness] can have neither transcendental intelligence nor a steady mind, without which there is no possibility of peace. And how can there be any happiness without peace?   PURPORT Unless [...]

90-081 ‘Vaishnava Activities are Incomprehensible (SB 08.07.33)’ by Radhanath Swami, in Mumbai

On January 13, 2012, in 1990, SB 8.7, by Radhanath Swami

ye tv ātma-rāma-gurubhir hṛdi cintitāńghri- dvandvam carantam umayā tapasābhitaptam katthanta ugra-parusam niratam śmaśāne te nūnam ūtim avidams tava hāta-lajjāh  (SB 8.7.33)   Exalted, self-satisfied persons who preach to the entire world think of your lotus feet constantly within their hearts. However, when persons who do not know your austerity see you moving with Umä, they [...]

90-080 ‘Committing To This Great Mission (SB 08.07.24)’ by Radhanath Swami, in Mumbai

On January 13, 2012, in 1990, SB 8.7, by Radhanath Swami

Srimad Bhagavatam 8.7.24 “tvaà brahma paramaà guhyaà sad-asad-bhäva-bhävanam nänä-çaktibhir äbhätas tvam ätmä jagad-éçvaraù”   SYNONYMS tvam—Your Lordship; brahma—impersonal Brahman; paramam—supreme; guhyam—confidential; sat-asat-bhäva-bhävanam—the cause of varieties of creation, its cause and effect; nänä-çaktibhiù—with varieties of potencies; äbhätaù—manifest; tvam—you are; ätmä—the Supersoul; jagat-éçvaraù—the Supreme Personality of Godhead.   TRANSLATION You are the cause of all causes, the [...]

90-079 ‘Gravity Of Offence (SB 08.07.22)’ by Radhanath Swami, in Mumbai

On January 13, 2012, in 1990, SB 8.7, by Radhanath Swami

Srimad Bhagavatam 8.7.22 tvam ekaù sarva-jagata éçvaro bandha-mokñayoù taà tväm arcanti kuçaläù prapannärti-haraà gurum SYNONYMS tvam ekaù—Your Lordship is indeed; sarva-jagataù—of the three worlds; éçvaraù—the controller; bandha-mokñayoù—of both bondage and liberation; tam—that controller; tväm arcanti—worship you; kuçaläù—persons who want good fortune; prapanna-ärti-haram—who can mitigate all the distresses of a sheltered devotee; gurum—you who act as [...]

90-078 ‘Surrendering Everything’ by Radhanath Swami at Birla House, Mumbai

On January 13, 2012, in 1990, House Programs, by Radhanath Swami

Occasion: Lord Vamandeva’s Appearance Day Glorification of Lord Vamanadeva by Srila Jayadveva Goswami “Keçava dhåta-Vämana-rüpa Jaya Jagadéça Hare”. Today we are singing a beautiful prayer which is offered in great devotion by that great vaisnava acarya Srila Jayadeva Goswami. Jayadeva Goswami is very famous for his beautiful glorification of Vrindavan Lila of Sri Sri Radha [...]

90-077 ‘Krishna Always Glorifies His Devotees (SB 08.07.21)’ by Radhanath Swami, in Mumbai

On January 13, 2012, in 1990, SB 8.7, by Radhanath Swami

TEXT: 20 “vilokya taà deva-varaà tri-lokyä bhaväya devyäbhimataà munénäm äsénam adräv apavarga-hetos tapo juñäëaà stutibhiù praëemuù”   TRANSLATION The demigods observed Lord Çiva sitting on the summit of Kailäsa Hill with his wife, Bhaväné, for the auspicious development of the three worlds. He was being worshiped by great saintly persons desiring liberation. The demigods offered [...]

90-076 ‘Spiritual Life Means Warfare (SB 08.07.01-19)’ by Radhanath Swami, in Mumbai

On January 13, 2012, in 1990, SB 8.7, by Radhanath Swami

harih purastāj jagrhe poorvam devās tato bhavan (SB 8.7.2) The Personality of Godhead, Ajita, grasped the front portion of the snake, and then the demigods followed.   tan naicchan daitya-patayo mahā-purusa-cestitam na grhnīmo vayam puccham aher ańgam amańgalam svādhyāya-śruta-sampannah prakhyātā janma-karmabhih (SB 8.7.3) The leaders of the demons thought it unwise to hold the tail, the inauspicious portion of the snake. Instead, they wanted to hold the [...]