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Why The Gopis Did Not Go to Mathura?

Mahanidhi Swami Devotees often ask, “If the gopis 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 is…
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Radha, Narada & Narayana

Mahanidhi Swami Since Narada Muni’s ista-devata is Lord Narayana, he himself is always saying, “Narayana, Narayana, Narayana.” However, Padma Purana describes how Narada Muni once became a gopi by tapas, bathing in Vrindavana, and…
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Radha Dreams of Gauranga

Mahanidhi Swami One night in Nidhuvana, Vrindavana, while sleeping beside Shyamasundara, Srimati Radharani saw an amazing dream. The contents of Sri Radha’s wonderful experience have been revealed by Srila Visvanatha Cakravartipada and…
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Radha Defines LOVE

Mahanidhi Swami The transcendental amorous affairs of Radha Govinda Yugala are the epitome of divine love, bliss and sweetness. We all know of love. And we have all heard, read, thought and experienced so much about this feeling called…
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Nandotsava and Srila Prabhupada

Mahanidhi Swami My Friend You Begot a Son! Srila Prabhupada said, “This date of Nandotsava is a very fortunate occasion. After Krishna's birth, Maharaja Nanda celebrated a ceremony and this day is called Nandotsava. Nanda Maharaja…
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TODAY August 14 Sravana Sukla “PavitraEkadasi” IS LALITA SAKHI’S APPEARANCE DAY!!!!

Mahanidhi Swami You might be surprised to know that according to the only available authentic scriptural reference today (sravana sukla ek) is the actual day of Lalita-sakhi’s avirbhava tithi or appearance day. Now let’s discuss why…
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Sri Krishna’s Intimate Affairs

Mahanidhi Swami Often we receive questions about Bhagavan Sri Krishna’s intimate conjugal affairs with the Vraja-gopis. The Srimad Bhagavatam rasa-panchadhyaya (10.29-33) clearly says that Sri Krishna pinches, kisses, fondles and embraces…
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Krishna Colors

Mahanidhi Swami Often devotees ask what color is Krishna’s famous Kaustubha gem, and what color is His gunja berry necklace (plain white or mixture of red and white beads), which represent Srimati Radhika’s dainty sweet lotus feet,…
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Jhulana Bliss Festival

Mahanidhi Swami At midday, Srimati Radharani and all the sakhis walk to the Swing Pavilion (jhulana mandapa). Beautiful blossoming kalpa vrksha trees surround the mandapa. The intertwining, bending branches of the densely foliated trees…
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How Much Krishna Loves Radha

Mahanidhi Swami No one other than Srimati Radharani can describe the extent of Sri Krishna’s love and attachment to Her. The Gaudiya Vaisnava mahajana poets have directly perceived this, along with the experiencing the endless beauty…