Journey to Spiritual Places with Radhanath Swami

In Vrindavan during Karthik

on February 18, 2012 in Vrindavan Articles with 2 Comments
In Vrindavan during Karthik

The following is an excerpt from a class given by Radhanath Swami during the Vrindavan Yatra of 2011: The month of Kartik manifests and personifies the unlimited compassion of Lord Krishna’s eternal pleasure potency, Srimati Radharani. Any devotional service performed in Vrindavan has the potency to purify our hearts and connect us to Lord Krishna […]

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Kalyanam of Shri Shri Radha and Krishna at Bhandirvata

on September 28, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 0 Comments
Kalyanam of Shri Shri Radha and Krishna at Bhandirvata

One of the most prominent pastime places in Bhandirvan is the Bhandirvata Banyan tree. On a yatra to Bhandirvan in 1998, Radhanath Swami, sitting under the Bhandirvata tree, narrated the wonderful playful pastime of the marriage of Shri Shri Radha and Krishna from Srila Jiva Goswami’s Gopal Champu. When Krsna and Shrimati Radharani were children […]

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Lord Gauranga commences His mission right from His birth

on August 19, 2011 in Mayapur Articles with 0 Comments
Lord Gauranga commences His mission right from His birth

Radhanath Swami Maharaj elucidates that one of the primary reasons for the Lord’s appearance was to establish the Yuga dharma of chanting the Lord’s holy names. And the Lord embarked on this mission even before His birth. When Lord Gauranga was to appear in this world, it was a total lunar eclipse & all the […]

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Killing of Pralambhasura and Vatsasura

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Killing of Pralambhasura and Vatsasura

Bhandirvan is also the place which witnessed various playful games amongst Krishna and His cowherd boyfriends. Once while playing hide and seek, the cowherd boys had divided themselves into two teams and it was decided that the loosing team members would have to carry the winners on their backs. That day one of Kamsa’s evil […]

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Rupa and Sanatana Goswami at Kamyavan

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Rupa and Sanatana Goswami at Kamyavan

Srila Rupa Goswami and Sanatana Goswami were prominent amongst the famous six Goswamis of Vrindavan. They were disciples of Lord Shri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and under His direction they excavated many of the lost places of Krishna’s pastimes in Vrindavan. Once they were living in Kamyavan and continuously discussing the divine subject matters of the pastimes […]

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Living a Life of Prayer By Radhanath Swami

on February 27, 2012 in Vrindavan Articles with 3 Comments
Living a Life of Prayer By Radhanath Swami

The following is an excerpt from a class given by Radhanath Swami during the Vrindavan Yatra of 2011: We are here in Vrindavan because of blessings and grace and we want to express our gratitude through sincere, diligent prayers with a desire to serve with love. Srila Prabhupada taught us Bhakti in not just a […]

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Appearance of Vrinda devi in Kamyavan

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Appearance of Vrinda devi in Kamyavan

Vrinda devi is an expansion of Shrimati Radharani. Vrinda devi is the presiding deity of the land of Vrindavan. In fact, She is orchestrating the whole land of Vrindavan to make pleasing arrangements for the pastimes of Radha and Krishna and Their devotees. She has many millions of parrots that are flying around Vrindavan, all […]

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Lessons from the killing of Dhenukasura

on September 28, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 2 Comments
Lessons from the killing of Dhenukasura

The story of the killing of the ass-demon Dhenukasura by Balaramji in Taalvan carries important practical lessons for all of us. Balaramji is declared to be the original Spiritual Master. Radhanath Swami has compared our hearts with the Taalvan forest.  The heart is a beautiful place, a place for Krishna to reside and perform His […]

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