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Radhanath Swami on Putana

on September 16, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 10 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Putana

Later when Nanda Maharaj had gone to Mathura to pay his taxes, he met Vasudeva. Vasudeva told Nanda Maharaja to get back to Gokul really soon to take care of his two children. Meanwhile Kamsa called for his allies to help him kill the child who would be the cause of his death. Many of them […]

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Reason for taking sannyasa

on September 2, 2013 in Mayapur Articles with 16 Comments
Reason for taking sannyasa

Many people take sannyasa because they are frustrated with life, but Lord Caitanya had the most perfect family, friends and loving associates. He took sannyasa because He wanted to reach people who were distant and who were offensive. As a sannyasi, everyone will respect Him and He would be free to travel and preach. He […]

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Radhanath Swami on Kamsa Repents

on August 5, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 17 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Kamsa Repents

By the Lord’s inconceivable arrangement, Vasudeva took baby Krishna to Gokul and left him with Yashoda mayi. Meanwhile Yogamaya appeared as the younger sister of Krishna. Vasudeva put the little boy on the bed and took Yogamaya away. Vasudeva came back to the prison and the shackles that he was freed of, by the power […]

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Radhanath Swami on Purpose of Knowledge

on June 10, 2013 in Mayapur Articles with 21 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Purpose of Knowledge

Not only is our philosophy meant to defend against opposing philosophies that come from other people in the world but knowledge is meant to conquer the anartha of false ego, which is with in our heart. Lord Caitanya not only defeated the mayavadi scholars at Varanasi but also transformed their hearts. Lord established that, the […]

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Radhanath Swami on Nidhivan

on June 3, 2013 in Vrindavan Articles with 25 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Nidhivan

In Vrindavan there are some special places with fascinating histories. Nidhivan is a very beautiful kunja of small trees. According to Vishwanath Chakravarty Thakur when Lord Krishna left Rasalila to find Srimati Radharani, this is the place where it had happened. Vishwanath Chakravarty Thakur wrote a story Svapna Vilas where he explains the pastimes of […]

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Radhanath Swami on Beautiful reciprocations

on April 29, 2013 in Mayapur Articles with 21 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Beautiful reciprocations

Devotees’ hearts were charmed by the sweet sound of His flute. But Madhumangal became very worried. He said, “Gopal, please stop playing Your flute, because if Giriraj hears this flute, He might go into ecstasy and faint. And if He faints and fall off Your finger, we will all be crushed to death. Also when […]

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Radhanath Swami on Yasoda’s distress

on April 16, 2013 in Mayapur Articles with 15 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Yasoda’s distress

While Krishna was holding Govardhan a beautiful conversation took place: Yasoda mayi: “Krishna, you are so impudent. You have no control over senses or Your mind. Why did You do this? It has been our family tradition to worship Indra for several generations, why did You have to insult him in this way? And now […]

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Radhanath Swami on Krishna lifts Govardhan

on April 1, 2013 in Mayapur Articles with 24 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Krishna lifts Govardhan

For one who is honoured, dishonour is worst than death. So Indra sent those Samvartaka clouds and told them to focus all their energy on Vrindavan and destroy it. Those clouds were so thick that the whole world was in pitch darkness except Vrindavan. Vrindavan was lit up by the effulgence radiating from the toe […]

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