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25 Essential Teachings for Gaudiya Vaisnavas

Mahanidhi Swami   Life is too short, memory is very weak and time is less. Thus we offer the following 25 verses to summarize all the essential principles, practices and actual goal of Gaudiya Vaisnava Dharma. We have arranged them…
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Sri Rupa & Praying

Mahanidhi Swami   The word paddhati means a few verses or even a small book of mantras, prayers, pujas and instructions meant to guide a sadhaka in successful bhajana. Dhyana Chandra Goswami, a grand-disciple of Mahaprabhu parishad,…
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Humility Meditation

Mahanidhi Swami In Sri Gita (13.8-12), Sri Krishna says, “The objective of all philosophies is to know the Absolute Truth (Bhagavan Sri Krishna), tattva jnana artha darshana.” Sri Krishna then explains how one can acquire this transcendental…
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Expert Means Do It Nicely

Mahanidhi Swami One day Sri Chaitanyadeva sat with Sri Sanatana Goswami and told him about the 26 qualities of a Vaisnava. (Cc. 2.22.78-80) Mahaprabhu mentioned daksha, being expert, as one of them. In Bhagavad-gita (12.16), Sri Krishna…

The Eight Puja Flowers

Mahanidhi Swami Every day, Krishna bhaktas offer their Thakurajis love-soaked bhoga; colorful hand-stitched clothes and turbans; dhoop, deep, scents, perfumes and fragrant flowers. When describing the bhakti-anga of archanam (Deity puja),…