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Madhukantha Describes Krishna’s Birthday

By: Mahanidhi Swami Our acharyas advise us that on the path of raganuga-bhakti sadhana one must first read gaura-lila in order to successfully approach and benefit from reading Radha-Krishna’s vraja-lila. If possible, it’s best to read…
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Krishna Jayanti—The Most Joyous Occasion

By: Mahanidhi Swami To increase our observance of Bhagavan Sri Krishna’s Jayanti, appearance day festival, we will cite some valuable points from Srila Sanatana Goswamipada’s 276 verse discussion in Hari-bhakti vilasa 16. Why should…
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Madhukanta Describes Krishna’s Birthday

By: Mahanidhi Swami Our acharyas advise us that on the path of raganuga-bhakti sadhana one must first read gaura-lila in order to successfully approach and benefit from reading Radha-Krishna’s vraja-lila. If possible, it’s best to read…
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Happy Birthday Song For Krishna

By: Mahanidhi Swami Nand Ke Anand Bhayo Jai ho nand lal ki Nand ke anand bhayo Jai Kanhiya lal ki Hey Braj mein anand bhayo Jai Yashoda lal ki Nand ke anand bhayo Jai Kanhiya lal ki Hey anand umang bhayo Jai ho nand lal ki Gokul ke anand…
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The Witch of Hope

By:Mahanidhi Swami As an innocent and pure, tender sweet baby of six days, Gopala annihilated a most powerful mystic yogini—a nasty witch named Putana! Before meeting her “Angel of Death”, Putana Rakshasi was traveling through the sky…
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Why Vrajavasis Did Not Go to Mathura?

By: Mahanidhi Swami Devotees often ask, “If the Vrajavasis loved Krishna so much, then why didn’t they go to Mathura to meet their dearest after Akrura whisked Krishna away from their hearts one dismal day in February? After all, Mathura…
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Krishna’s Seventeen Unique Qualities

By: Mahanidhi Swami Scriptures state that Bhagavan Sri Krishna has 64 transcendental qualities exhibited in their highest degree. Sri Krishna’s good qualities are also inexhaustible, unlimited in quantity and eternally existing. Exalted personalities…
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Mahamantra of Krsna’s flute

By: Mahanidhi Swami Many yogis meditate on the seven chakras, psychic energy centers within the human body, and on the anahata naad (shabda). This anahata naad is the unstruck mysticsound. It is not the sound produced by striking or beating…
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Krsna Ages and Places

By: Mahanidhi Swami 10.9 (ten years nine months) leaves Vrndavana for Mathura, kills Kamsa, installs Ugrasena as king. 10.10 Goes to Avantipura, 2 months schooling with Sandipani Muni. 12 years Kåñëa returns to Mathura; sends letters…
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Experiencing Divine Fragrance

By: Mahanidhi Swami With a graceful movement of his hand extended from his compassionate heart, he drops a few wisps of cotton soaked in scent on my open palm. Overwhelmed by the intensely rich herbal/floral fragrance, I immediately blurt…