In the teachings of Sri Narada Muni to Vasudev in eleventh canto, he cites the incident of when Maharaj Nimi who was the king of Mithila, he is inquiring from nine Yogendras “how to understand the various incarnations of the Lord?” as we know the nine Yogendras were the son’s of Rishabhdev. Lord Rishabhdev had one hundred sons. He instructed them all, in the fifth canto of Bhagavatam, teachings of Rishabhdev.
To the degree you are attached to peace in this world to that degree you are going to suffer when there are changes. When it will change? It is just a matter of time. Change is must and that is guaranteed. Therefore those religious people who are trying to promise you peace in this world they are cheating you, they are giving you something cheap. Ultimately it would be taken away and you are going to suffer.
Pure devotees, whose characteristics are mentioned here, engage themselves fully in the transcendental loving service of the Lord. Their minds cannot be diverted from the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa. Their talks are solely on the transcendental subjects. The symptoms of the pure devotees are described in this verse specifically. Devotees of the Supreme Lord are twenty-four hours daily engaged in glorifying the qualities and pastimes of the Supreme Lord.
Lord Caitanya remained a householder only until His twenty-fourth year had passed. Then He entered the renounced order and remained manifest in this material world until His forty-eighth year. Therefore śeṣa-līlā, or the final portion of His activities, lasted twenty-four years. Some so-called Vaiṣṇavas say that the renounced order of life is not accepted in the Vaiṣṇava sampradāya, or disciplic succession, until Lord Caitanya. This is not a very intelligent proposition.
Servitude- dasya rasa, friendship- sakhya rasa, parental affection- vatsalya rasa and conjugal love- shringar rasa are the four transcendental mellows, Rasas. To the devotees who cherish these four mellows Lord Krishna is subdued. Purport by SrilaPrabhupada Dasya, sakhya, vatsalya,shringar are the transcedental modes of loving service to the Lord. Shanta Rasa or the neutral [...]
om namo bhagvate vāsudevaya bhuvi bhaumāni bhūtāni yathā yānty apayānti ca nāyam ātmā tathaiteśu viparyeti yathaiva bhūh Translation In this world, we can see that pots, dolls and other byproducts of the earth appear, break and then disappear, mixing with the earth. Similarly, the bodies of all conditioned living entities are annihilated, but the living [...]
This morning , we are reading from the Chaitanya Charitamrita .This is the story of the liberation of Sri Sarvabhauma Bhattacharya . Sri Sarvabhauma Bhattacharya , the great thinker and scholar , he lived in Navadvip . And later , in his life , he moved to purshottam shetra .Sri jagannath Puri Dham.
I met in Vrndavan my eternal father, my spiritual master, Gurumaharaha, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. When I heard him speak, when I experienced his love, his realization, the depth of his compassion, I found the synthesis and the fulfillment of everything that I have learnt….. and more. He was someone whom I [...]
sei bhakta-gana haya dvi-vidha prakara parisad-gana eka, sadhaka-gana ara Types of Devotees Pure devotees are of two types: personal associates [parisats] and neophyte devotees [sadhakas]. Perfect servitors of the Lord are considered His personal associates, whereas devotees endeavoring to attain perfection are called neophytes. Among the associates, some are attracted by the opulences of the [...]
Perhaps three or four months, I was thinking to discuss whatever devotees would like to discuss today. So anything particular, any questions? It seems a question was asked on -many times the temple program run late in the evening, so it is not possible to get good rest and be there for the morning japa. [...]
tad viddhi praëipätena paripraçnena sevayä upadekñyanti te jïänaà jïäninas tattva-darçinaù (SB 4.34) Just try to learn the truth by approaching a spiritual master. Inquire from him submissively and render service unto him. The self-realized souls can impart knowledge unto you because they have seen the truth. Purport The path of spiritual knowledge is [...]