Radhanath Swami explains Being freed from attachment, fear and anger, being fully absorbed in me, and taking refuge in me, many many persons in the past became purified by knowledge of me and thus they all attained transcendental love for me. Today we are celebrating the most auspicious and holy event of Sri Janamashtami. Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead appeared out of his causeless mercy, into this world of Birth and Death, to give everyone the opportunity of enjoying an eternal life of bliss and knowledge.
Radhanath Swami: On behalf of Srila Bhakti Vedanta Swami Prabhupad and all of the previous acharyas and all of the assembled vaishnavas, I would like to welcome you all to Sri Sri Radha Gopinath temple. We are most honored and grateful that you have taken this time from your busy travelling schedule to visit our […]
Radhanath Swami reads out the Translation to SB 2.2.32 – Your Majesty Mahārāja Parīkṣit, know that all that I have described in reply to your proper inquiry is just according to the version of the Vedas, and it is eternal truth. This was described personally by Lord Kṛṣṇa unto Brahmā, with whom the Lord was satisfied […]
Radhanath Swami explains words, mind and ego with their respective controlling demigods have felt to achieve success in knowing the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Therefore we simply have to offer our respectful obeisance’s unto Him as a matter of sanity. The froggish calculator may raise the objection that if the Absolute is unknowable even by […]
Radhanath Swami explains The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: Listen again, O mighty-armed Arjuna. Because you are My dear friend, for your benefit I shall speak to you further, giving knowledge that is better than what I have already explained. The word bhagavan is explained thus by Parasara Muni: one who is full in six […]
Thus the beginning of the misuse of brahminical power began, and gradually the brahmanas in the age of Kali became devoid of both brahminical powers and culture. The brahmana boy considered Maharaja Parikshit to be kuläìgära, or the wretched of the dynasty, but factually the brahmana boy himself was so because only from him did the brahmana caste become powerless, like the snake whose poisoned teeth are broken.
In this beautiful Shloka from the second chapter of Shrimad Bhagavad Gita, Krishna is explaining the true meaning of yoga- Perform your duty without attachment. Krishna explains in the next verse that the only process by which we can truly remain free from attachment to success and failure is to perform our work for the highest purpose, which is devotional service to the Lord. Bhagavad Gita teaches essentially this principle that any work that is done for any purpose other than the satisfaction of the supreme Lord will only create karmic bondage. Arjuna was a great warrior, and he was in a position in life…..
The muni’s sense organs, breath, mind and intelligence were all restrained from material activities, and he was situated in a trance apart from the three (wakefulness, dream and unconsciousness), having achieved a transcendental position qualitatively equal with the Supreme Absolute.
Ladies and gentlemen, on behalf of my most beloved Lord and master guru maharaja, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, we welcome you to this auspicious occasion where we are celebrating the glories of the one-hundredth anniversary of the appearance of Srila Prabhupada in this world. As we have heard Srila Prabhupada gave his life as in utter sacrifice to bring the glories of Krishna throughout the world.
Gopinath Acharya replied knowledge of the Summum Bonum the Absolute Truth is evidence of the mercy of the Supreme Lord. Purport Sarvabhauma Bhattacharya informed his brother in law, Gopinath Acharya, the Supreme Personality of Godhead may not have shown mercy to me but what is the proof of His having shown it to you. […]
Krsna is herewith explaining –what is intelligence. Everyone has their perception of what an intelligent man is. Amongst thieves the best thief is intelligent. Amongst businessmen the shrewdest businessman is considered intelligent. Amongst doctors the most experienced doctor is considered intelligent. Amongst politicians the person who can somehow or the other tell the most lies to get the most wealth is considered intelligent. In this way everyone has their idea of intelligence.
The eyes which do not look at the symbolic representations of the Personality of Godhead Viṣṇu [His forms, name, quality, etc.] are like those printed on the plumes of the peacock, and the legs which do not move to the holy places [where the Lord is remembered] are considered to be like tree trunks.
Being prayed for by the demigods, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the Absolute Truth Himself, directly appeared with His expansion and expansions of the expansion. Their holy names were Rama, Lakṣmaṇa, Bharata and Satrughna. These celebrated incarnations thus appeared in four forms as the sons of Maharaja Dasaratha.