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Radhanath Swami on Nitai’s Mercy

on November 22, 2012 in Vrindavan Articles with 43 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Nitai’s Mercy

One day Jiva told his mother that he was going to visit some relatives in one of their ancestral homes. When he came out of their sight he fled to Navadwip. There he was introduced to Lord Nityananda in Srivas’s home. Lord Nityananda embraced him and offered to take him on a personal tour of the […]

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Radhanath Swami On A Spiritual Vision

on November 19, 2012 in Vrindavan Articles with 31 Comments
Radhanath Swami On A Spiritual Vision

As he grew a little older, this longing to go to Vrindavan became more and more intensified. He would cry longing for the mercy of the Lord and all of His associates. One night he had a vision of Lord Caitanya and His associates performing an ecstatic harinam sankirtan. Suddenly the dream ended and Jiva […]

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Radhanath Swami on Childhood Impressions

on November 15, 2012 in Vrindavan Articles with 16 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Childhood Impressions

As a small child Jiva Goswami witnessed Lord Caitanya bestowing His mercy upon his uncles Rupa and Sanatana and on his father Anupam as well. He saw them manifesting the deepest, most genuine feelings of humility. The sight of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu showering His mercy upon them left a deep impression in his heart. From […]

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Radhanath Swami on “The Real Impediment”

on November 9, 2012 in Vrindavan Articles with 6 Comments
Radhanath Swami on “The Real Impediment”

By the grace of Srila Prabhupada and the exalted acaryas, the doors of Sri Vrindavan dham have opened for all of us to spend this price less time together. Simply by our sincerity to serve, our enthusiasm to hear and chant and the intensity of our prayers, the opportunity to access the highest treasure of […]

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Radhanath Swami on Getting Prabhupada’s Association

on November 7, 2012 in Vrindavan Articles with 7 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Getting Prabhupada’s Association

Tonight we have with us one of Srila Prabhupada’s very close loving associates. Every word of Prabhupada’s books and lectures and everything that he ever said to any of his disciples are all intimate personal instructions to us and we should see it that way. It is Sri Chaitanya Mahapurabhu’s mercy manifesting through Srila Prabhupada. So when we are reading his books we […]

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Radhanath Swami on Appearance of Radharaman

on November 5, 2012 in Vrindavan Articles with 2 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Appearance of Radharaman

Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu appeared to Gopala Bhatta Goswami and told him to go to Nepal to the river Gandaki. As Gopal was taking his bath 12 saligram shilas appeared in his pot.He put them back in the water but they again appeared. This happened 3 times. So he concluded that the Lord wants to come to […]

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Radhanath Swami on Saintly qualties of Gopala Bhatta Goswami

on October 29, 2012 in Vrindavan Articles with 4 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Saintly qualties of Gopala Bhatta Goswami

One day Lord Caitanya was in the Tota gopinath mandir in Puri with His associates wondering, “What happened to little Gopal?” Right at that time, a messenger brought a letter from Rupa and Sanatana. The letter said, “Today Gopala Bhatta has arrived in Vrindavan and we are like brothers living together for Your happiness.” Sri Caitanya […]

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Radhanath Swami on Lord Caitanya blesses Gopala Bhatta

on October 20, 2012 in Vrindavan Articles with 5 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Lord Caitanya blesses Gopala Bhatta

When Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu was on His South India tour, He went to Sri Rangam and flooded that holy city with Krishna prema. Venkata Bhatta, the priest of the Ranganath temple, fell in love with the Lord. He welcomed Him home and washed His feet with great devotion. He took that water and sprinkled it on […]

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