One day Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu suddenly expressed very very deep feeling in His heart and He called upon Lord Nityananda and Srila Hari Das Thakur. Hari Das Thakur as you know was born in Muslim family but by chanting the holy name he became the super most proponent of love of God.So Lord Gauranga with great feeling of love in His heart told Lord Nityananda and Hari Das Thakur
Queen Kunti has served as a guiding light for innumerable aspiring devotees and great Paramhamsas for the past thousands of years. In this particular place, in the Bhagavatam, it is about what Kunti has gone through in life previous to offering these prayers. We read in the Mahabharat that when she was just a child, she was so loving, so charming, in all her mannerisms so much anxious to serve and to please even though she was a princess at that time.
Srila Bhakti Vinod Thakur presents the same compassionate spiritual frame of mind. He was also an empowered incarnation of Godhead. He descended to this world only for purpose of establishing the true principles of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. But he could see all around him such a degraded and fallen condition in human society, such rampant materialism, such perverted understandings and practices in the name of religion…….
In His various incarnations, the Lord appears, acts and leaves behind Him a narrative history which is as transcendental as He Himself. Every one of us is fond of hearing some wonderful narration, but most stories are neither auspicious nor worth hearing because they are of the inferior quality of material nature. Every living entity is of superior quality, spirit soul, and nothing material can be auspicious for him.
This is very good example for all of us. It is explained in the Srimad Bhagavatam that when one performs devotional service in material life karma yoga means to work without being attached to the fruit. But in spiritual life it is said in Bhagvatam that when you perform devotional service certain benefits, certain fruits will come from that action of devotional service you should not be attached to that, you should understand it is for Krishna’s enjoyment.
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 [...]