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Killing of Keshi demon at Keshi Ghat

on September 28, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 1 Comment
Killing of Keshi demon at Keshi Ghat

Radhanath Swami narrated this beautiful pastime of Krishna killing the Keshi demon on one of his pilgrimages to Vrindavan as follows: Kamsa, maternal uncle of Lord Krishna, kept on sending many powerful mystic demons, the best of all in the universe like Putana, Shakatasura, Trinavrata, Aghasura, Bakasura, Vyomasura, Vastasura etc., to murder little child Krishna. […]

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Excavation of Radha Kunda and Shyam Kunda

on July 27, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 4 Comments
Excavation of Radha Kunda and Shyam Kunda

Generally it is noted that after the great spiritual personalities wind up their pastimes in this material world, the places associated with them are lost to the world in due course of time. The Lord then arranges these places to re-manifest to the world through His pure loving devotees, in order to reveal to the […]

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Manasi Ganga non-different from Ganga

on June 21, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 0 Comments
Manasi Ganga non-different from Ganga

In one of the Vrindavan Yatras, Radhanath Swami explained how Krishna revealed to the residents of Vrindavan that Manasi Ganga situated near Govardhan is non-different from Ganga. “One day Nanda Maharaj and the cowherd men heard the glories of Ganga: Once Garuda was carrying a snake in his claws and was flying over Ganga, when […]

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Radhanath Swami On Perceiving Vrindavan

on June 7, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 4 Comments
Radhanath Swami On Perceiving Vrindavan

Perceiving Vrindavan : Conditioned by mundane vision one might be misled to think of Vrindavan as an ordinary place, but the shatras explain that the dham is covered by a thin covering of material energy so as to keep the materialists and those interested in mundane sense gratification away. But the Lord, His abode, His […]

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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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Radhanath Swami On My First Day In Vrindavan

on June 6, 2011 in Vrindavan Articles with 95 Comments
Radhanath Swami On My First Day In Vrindavan

After more than a year of wandering in the forests of Himalayas, meditating in caves and meeting with mystic yogis and gurus and an unimaginable reunion with a dear old friend Radhanath swami set out on a journey to Amarnath. As their train moved out of the flooded paddy fields after two days of getting […]

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