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Excavation of Radha Kunda and Shyam Kunda

on July 27, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 4 Comments
Excavation of Radha Kunda and Shyam Kunda

Generally it is noted that after the great spiritual personalities wind up their pastimes in this material world, the places associated with them are lost to the world in due course of time. The Lord then arranges these places to re-manifest to the world through His pure loving devotees, in order to reveal to the […]

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Krishna Lifting Govardhan

on July 22, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 0 Comments
Krishna Lifting Govardhan

During the Vrindavan Yatra of 2008, Radhanath Swami gave a beautiful narration of Krishna lifting Govardhan Hill on the day of Diwali. Here are a few key philosophical points that Radhanath Swami covered during the lecture: 1)   After Indra’s attempt to destroy the Vrajavasis by sendi During the Vrindavan Yatra of 2008, Radhanath Swami gave […]

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An Instruction on the banks of Radha Kunda

on July 21, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 0 Comments
An Instruction on the banks of Radha Kunda

During a lecture at Vrindavan in the winter of 2008, Radhanath Swami spoke about what happened on the banks of Radha Kunda several decades ago. Radhanath Swami said, “It was on the banks of Radha Kunda that Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur instructed Srila Prabhupada. He spoke about the Baag Bazar temple and how some […]

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Manasi Ganga non-different from Ganga

on June 21, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 0 Comments
Manasi Ganga non-different from Ganga

In one of the Vrindavan Yatras, Radhanath Swami explained how Krishna revealed to the residents of Vrindavan that Manasi Ganga situated near Govardhan is non-different from Ganga. “One day Nanda Maharaj and the cowherd men heard the glories of Ganga: Once Garuda was carrying a snake in his claws and was flying over Ganga, when […]

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Radhanath Swami On Perceiving Vrindavan

on June 7, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 4 Comments
Radhanath Swami On Perceiving Vrindavan

Perceiving Vrindavan : Conditioned by mundane vision one might be misled to think of Vrindavan as an ordinary place, but the shatras explain that the dham is covered by a thin covering of material energy so as to keep the materialists and those interested in mundane sense gratification away. But the Lord, His abode, His […]

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Radhanath Swami on the importance of Govardhan Parikarama.

on June 15, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 2 Comments
Radhanath Swami on the importance of Govardhan Parikarama.

In the winter of 1999, during Vrindavan Yatra,  Radhanath Swami gave a lecture on how to perform the Govardhan parikrama. The following are some excerpts from that lecture. Performing parikarama of the sacred Govardhan hill is most auspicious because it is an offering of worship to Radha and Krishna. In the Srimad Bhagavatam it is […]

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Radhanath Swami On Haridasvarya Giriraj

on June 6, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 0 Comments
Radhanath Swami On Haridasvarya Giriraj

‘Haridasvarya’ Giriraj : The following are excerpts from a lecture given by Radhanath Swami just before the Govardhan parikrama during the Vrindavan yatra in 1998 : “Srimati Radharani is the Lord’s ‘Hladini Shakti’ (pleasure giving potency), the Supreme most reservoir of all devotion. She has declared Govardhan Hill with the name ‘Haridasvarya’, which means he is the best […]

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Radhanath Swami On My First Day In Vrindavan

on June 6, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 95 Comments
Radhanath Swami On My First Day In Vrindavan

After more than a year of wandering in the forests of Himalayas, meditating in caves and meeting with mystic yogis and gurus and an unimaginable reunion with a dear old friend Radhanath swami set out on a journey to Amarnath. As their train moved out of the flooded paddy fields after two days of getting […]

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