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The Mentality of Arishtasura

on August 12, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 0 Comments
The Mentality of Arishtasura

Radhanath Swami, during the Kartik Yatra of 1998, very graphically explained how Krishna killed the demon named Arishtasura, who was sent by the evil Kamsa to kill Lord Krishna and Lord Balarama. Radhanath Swami then drew parallels between the demoniac mentality of Arishtasura and the mentality of the people in general in Kaliyuga. Radhanath Swami: Arishtasura […]

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Descent of Lord Caitanya and His Associates

on August 9, 2011 in Mayapur Articles with 0 Comments
Descent of Lord Caitanya and His Associates

Quoting scriptures, Radhanath Swami Maharaj explains that when the Lord appears in the realm of this material world, He descends along with His eternal associates. The reason being neither the Lord nor His devotees can tolerate separation from each other. To prepare for His descent, Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu sent His associates like Nilambar Chakravarti Thakur, […]

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The Second Coronation at Govinda Kunda

on July 25, 2011 in Govardhan Articles with 0 Comments
The Second Coronation at Govinda Kunda

Something beautiful happened after demigods headed by Lord Shiva, Lord Brahma and Lord Indra performed abhishek of Lord Krishna at Govinda Kunda. Here is Radhanath Swami’s narration: “Lord Brahma came to be the head priest. Lord Shiva came to give his blessings, and with the permission of Shiva and the direction of Brahma, it is […]

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Krishna Lifting Govardhan

on July 22, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 0 Comments
Krishna Lifting Govardhan

During the Vrindavan Yatra of 2008, Radhanath Swami gave a beautiful narration of Krishna lifting Govardhan Hill on the day of Diwali. Here are a few key philosophical points that Radhanath Swami covered during the lecture: 1)   After Indra’s attempt to destroy the Vrajavasis by sendi During the Vrindavan Yatra of 2008, Radhanath Swami gave […]

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An Instruction on the banks of Radha Kunda

on July 21, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 0 Comments
An Instruction on the banks of Radha Kunda

During a lecture at Vrindavan in the winter of 2008, Radhanath Swami spoke about what happened on the banks of Radha Kunda several decades ago. Radhanath Swami said, “It was on the banks of Radha Kunda that Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur instructed Srila Prabhupada. He spoke about the Baag Bazar temple and how some […]

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Radhanath Swami on the importance of Govardhan Parikarama.

on June 15, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 2 Comments
Radhanath Swami on the importance of Govardhan Parikarama.

In the winter of 1999, during Vrindavan Yatra,  Radhanath Swami gave a lecture on how to perform the Govardhan parikrama. The following are some excerpts from that lecture. Performing parikarama of the sacred Govardhan hill is most auspicious because it is an offering of worship to Radha and Krishna. In the Srimad Bhagavatam it is […]

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Nimai Rests On Ananta Sesa

on June 10, 2011 in Mayapur Articles with 1 Comment
Nimai Rests On Ananta Sesa

“One day Nimai was crawling he didn’t know how to walk yet. Such a wonderful thing! In the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna tells “I am strength of strong, the intelligence of the intelligent.” He is source of everything. But for the pleasure of his devotees he assumes a role where he cannot walk. He is crawling […]

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Descent of Govardhan

on June 6, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 46 Comments
Descent of Govardhan

According to Garg samhita, one day in Goloka Vrindavan Lord Krishna informed his eternal consort Srimati Radharani that she should now appear on earth as it was time for them to perform their pastimes within the material world. Radharani replied unless Vraja Dham, the Yamuna, and Govardhan Hill were present there, she would not be […]

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