Lord Caitanya told the devotees that, “I am going to take sannyasa because I am searching for the treasure of love of Krishna and when I gain that treasure of love of Krishna, I am going to come back and share it with all of you.” Srivas replied that, “None of us would be alive… Continue reading Radhanath Swami on Lord Gauranga pacifies His associates
One day Nanda and Yashoda simultaneously had a vision where they saw a beautiful child being carried by a celestial woman from the heart of Nanda to the heart of Yashoda. Then that celestial lady, the Yogamaya potency, entered into the womb of Yashoda and from that day Yashoda mayi manifested symptoms of pregnancy. Meanwhile… Continue reading Radhanath Swami on Appearance of Lord Krishna
When Lord Caitanya was in Vrindavan, He would sit under the Imlitala. Imlitala is a tamarind tree from the time of Lord Krishna. Once during the Rasalila dance, Srimati Radharani left the arena and Krishna went searching for her. He sat under this tree crying out the names of Srimati Radharani. Although Krishna is the… Continue reading Radhanath Swami on Imlitala
The city was built by Vishwakarma on the order of Lord Krishna. Land was reclaimed from the sea near the western shores of Saurashtra. A city was planned and built here. Dwarka was a planned city, on the banks of Gomati River. This city was also known as Dvaramati, Dvaravati and Kushsthali. It had six… Continue reading Dwarka – Krishna ‘s Home Discovered !!
When Lord Krishna plays upon His flute mountains melt and water becomes solid. Hearing the sweet sound of His flute, the trees blossom, cows and calves would become stunned, weeping in ecstasy, embracing Krishna in their hearts. When the gopas hear the sound of the flute they celebrate by playing and wrestling with Krishna. Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu explained that when the sound of the flute… Continue reading Mesmerizing Flute
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… Continue reading The Land of Loving Dealings
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… Continue reading Radhanath Swami On My First Day In Vrindavan