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The Moonlike Faces of Rai & Kanu

By: Mahanidhi Swami It is very common experience of anyone visiting Vrindavana to become enchanted and irresistibly attracted upon seeing the sweet and beautiful divine faces of the popular Thakurajis—Radha-Shyamasundara, Banke Bihari, Radha-Ramana…
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Our View of Vrinda- Devi

By: Mahanidhi Swami The Brahma Vaivarta Purana and other Puranas contain stories about Vrinda-devi and other transcendental associates of Sri Krishna being cursed and descending to the material world. Gaudiya Vaisnavas do not reject these…
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Nineteen Ways to Serve Vrindavana

By: Mahanidhi Swami 1. Sweep, wash and clean the footpaths of kunda steps, parikrama paths, lilasthalis and old temples. 2. Donate money to repair and maintain old temples especially at specific lilasthalis. 3. Visit each holy place with…
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Living in Mercy

By: Mahanidhi Swami In Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu, Srila Rupa Goswamipada glorifies the BIG FIVE most amazingly powerful forms of Krishna bhakti, namely Vraja vasa, sadhu sanga, Thakuraji seva, hearing Srimad Bhagavatam and chanting Sri Krishna’s…
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How I Became Enchanted by Vraja

By: Mahanidhi Swami The magnetic enchantment of Vraja Dhama first captivated my heart in 1977, when good fortune brought Her most rare and auspicious darshana. After lacs and lacs of births my undeserving eyes were blessed with the vision of…
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Everyone Chants “Radhe Radhe”

By: Mahanidhi Swami In Vraja Dhama, everyone chants “Radhe Radhe” from the time they wake up until the time they take rest. For Vrajavasis, the name of Radha is inseparable from their breathing. They are born with the name of Radha in their…