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Bhakta Vatsala Krishna

on May 5, 2014 in Vrindavan Articles with 15 Comments
Bhakta Vatsala Krishna

Among all the inconceivable potencies of Krishna, the most powerful one is His affection for His devotees, bhakta vatsalya. Vishvanath Chakravarti Thakura calls this quality of Krishna as the crest jewel of all the infinite good qualities He possesses. Krishna can fulfill limitless purposes through His pastimes. Through the Govardhan lila, Krishna showed how He […]

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Radhanath Swami on Krishna’s Mercy to Fruit Vendor

on February 18, 2014 in Vrindavan Articles with 8 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Krishna’s Mercy to Fruit Vendor

One day a fruit vendor came to Vrindavan. She was an uneducated tribal lady living in the forests. Little Gopal heard her selling fruits. He had seen His parents bartering grains for other goods. So He took a handful of grains and came running to the fruit vendor. As He was running, grains fell off […]

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Radhanath Swami on Krishna eating dirt

on January 17, 2014 in Vrindavan Articles with 6 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Krishna eating dirt

One day the gopas complained to mother Yashoda that they saw Krishna eating dirt in a secluded place. Yashoda became very worried and asked Krishna why He had eaten dirt. Krishna said, “I didn’t eat dirt. All of them are speaking lies.” Yashoda mayi said, “If you didn’t eat dirt, then let me look into […]

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Radhanath Swami on Butter thief

on December 13, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 9 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Butter thief

When Krishna learned how to walk, He started performing His butter stealing pastimes. These charming pastimes are so attractive that they can completely purify our consciousness. If we can some how or the other develop taste for hearing and speaking the pastimes of the Lord in the association of devotees, we can transcend all the […]

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Radhanath Swami on Higher Taste Comes by Krishna’s Grace

on November 23, 2013 in Mayapur Articles with 21 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Higher Taste Comes by Krishna’s Grace

Rupa Goswami says lobha or greed – eagerness is the price for getting that higher taste. That means as an austerity we are enthusiastic. Oh! Yes I am hearing it again wonderful! The more I hear it, the more I am going to realize it. The more I hear it, the more I am going […]

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Radhanath Swami on Trinavarta

on November 15, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 11 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Trinavarta

When Krishna was about one year old, Kamsa sent the mystical whirlwind demon – Trinavarta. Krishna understood this. When God appears in this world, He does not have to perform any mystical practices to become God. He is always God. Even as a baby, He has all the powers of the Absolute Truth. To protect mother […]

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Radhanath Swami on Name giving ceremony of Krishna

on October 25, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 9 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Name giving ceremony of Krishna

Vasudeva secretly called his family priest Garga Muni and requested him to perform the name giving ceremony of the two sons of Nanda Maharaj. Garga Muni came to Gokul and Nanda Maharaj happily received him. On being requested by Nanda Maharaj to perform the name giving ceremony, Garga Muni warned him, “If Kamsa comes to […]

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Radhanath Swami on Sakatasura

on October 1, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 14 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Sakatasura

During the Vedic times, every aspect of a child’s life would be celebrated. Srila Prabhupada explains that in Vedic family life, children are not considered a burden. They are considered to be a gift of God. At various stages of their growth, purificatory ceremonies are performed. At the time of conception there is the Garbhadan […]

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