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Radhanath Swami on Raghunath Das Goswami

on May 20, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 15 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Raghunath Das Goswami

When Lord Caitanya was living in Puri, a sannyasi of the name Sankarananda Saraswati came from Vrindavan and offered Lord Caitanya two gifts, a Govardhan shila and a gunja mala. Krishna Das Kaviraj Goswami explains how that Govardhan shila was always wet, drenched by the tears of Lord Caitanya. The Lord kept that shila for […]

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Radhanath Swami on Narottam Das Thakur

Radhanath Swami on Narottam Das Thakur

Narottam Das Thakur was the only disciple of Lokanath Goswami. He was the son of a great king and he left everything to come to Vrindavan. By the time he arrived in Vrindavan, Rupa and Sanatana Goswami had already disappeared from this mortal world. He approached Lokanath Goswami for initiation but was refused. Narottam Das […]

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Radha Vinod revealed – by H.H Radhanath Swami

on April 22, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 19 Comments
Radha Vinod revealed – by H.H Radhanath Swami

Radha Gokulanand temple was the bhajan kutir of Lokanath Goswami. He was born in the Jessore district of Bangladesh. His father’s name was Padmanabha and his mother was Sita. They were great devotees and associates of Sri Advaita Acharya. When he was a young man, he went to Sri Navadwip dham and took shelter of […]

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Radha Shyamsundar revealed – by H.H Radhanath Swami

on April 10, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 27 Comments
Radha Shyamsundar revealed – by H.H Radhanath Swami

A Bengali couple lost two sons straight after they were born. They named their third, surviving son, Dukhi. Dukhi was spontaneously attracted to Lord Caitanya and Lord Nityananda. Whenever he would hear anything about the Lord or His associates, he would run to that place with great enthusiasm. When he grew up a little, his […]

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Radhanath Swami on Lord Damodar’s Pastimes

on March 26, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 26 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Lord Damodar’s Pastimes

Srila Rupa Goswami personally carved the deities of Radha Damodar and entrusted Them under the care of Jiva Goswami. Srila Prabhupada quotes: arcye viñëau çilä-dhér guruñu nara-matir vaiñëave jäti-buddhiù çré-viñëor nämni çabda-sämänya-buddhiù. If we consider the form of the deity to be made of wood or stone, the guru to be an ordinary human being, […]

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A Loving Guru and A Faithful Disciple by HH Radhanath Swami

on March 11, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 37 Comments
A Loving Guru and A Faithful Disciple by HH Radhanath Swami

Rupa Goswami initiated Jiva Goswami and Jiva became very dear to his guru. Once a powerful scholar named Rupa Narayana came to Vrindavan. His false ego was even greater than his knowledge. He had a jaya patra, a certificate where any one he defeated had to sign. He heard the glories of Rupa Goswami and […]

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Radhanath Swami on Joy Of Servitude

on February 26, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 31 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Joy Of Servitude

Ahankar or false ego puts us in a state where we want to be seen as important in the eyes of the world. In that state if some one is given more importance than us, we become envious and egoistically competitive. Or we become very discouraged and depressed because we don’t have that position. If […]

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Radhanath Swami on Jiva’s training

on February 12, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 22 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Jiva’s training

Nityananda Prabhu knowing the inner most heart of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, understood the mission of Jiva Goswami. He was going to be empowered to be the greatest philosopher and scholar of spiritual philosophy and knowledge the world has ever seen. He sent him to Varanasi to study under Madhusudhan Vacaspati, the disciple of Sarvabhauma Bhattacharya. Jiva thoroughly […]

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