,

Prabhupada’s Karttika Vrata

By Mahanidhi Swami The Karttika Vrata means, “Don’t eat, don’t sleep; just chant Hare Krishna 24/7!” In 1972, Srila Prabhupada once observed Karttika month in Sri Vrindavana beginning on Ashwina Shukla Ekadasi, and he advised…
,

Importance of Sri Radha and Karttika

By Mahanidhi Swami Why do Gaudiya Vaisnavas observe Karttika Vrata? Gaudiyas especially observe Karttika Vrata for the purpose of worshiping and pleasing Srimati Radharani. Because Radha is most famous as Karunamayi Radha, we very strictly…
,

KARTTIKA NIYAMA SEVA VRATA

By Mahanidhi Swami 2015/Oct 24—Nov 22 I. What is It? It is a 30-day vow observed during the Karttika (Damodara)month for the sole pleasure of Srimati Radharani, the Goddess of pure love devotion to Bhagavan Sri Krsna in Vrndavana. In…
,

Radha-Krishna Annakuta Festival

By Mahanidhi Swami On the day after Dipavali, Nanda Baba arranges for Jatipura brahmanas to do a pancha-amrta abhisheka of Giriraja Govardhana. Cooks prepare many kinds of sweets, rice, rotis and sabjis. Then then they arrange everything…
,

PLAN NOW—11 DAYS TIL KARTTIKA !!!

By Mahanidhi Swami Hurry! Only 11 days remain until Karttika Vrata begins! The Karttika Vrata, the one month long vow performed especially to please Srimati Radharani, consists of “niyama-seva” or increased sevas and offerings in sadhana…