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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 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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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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The Land of Loving Dealings

on July 6, 2012 in Vrindavan Articles with 10 Comments
The Land of Loving Dealings

Yasoda mayi wanted to give a pair of shoes to Krishna, so that His feet would not be pricked by the sharp stones and thorns of the forest. However, Krishna said that He would accept the shoes only if she gives shoes for all the cows. Hearing this wonderful loving reciprocation, Mother Earth made the ground of Vrindavan very soft and […]

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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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