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Glories of Vilapa Kusumanjali

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Without any shade of a doubt Vilapa Kusumanjali, “A Flower Bouquet of Lamentations”, is the most important and essential book for any serious sadhaka practicing raganuga-bhakti in manjari-bhava, craving to attain…
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Your Spiritual Body: Siddha Deha

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The sadhaka jiva’s eternal spiritual identity, the siddha svarupa or spiritual body is not an imagination because it exists eternally in the spiritual realm, Vaikuntha/Vrndavana. As the material sky is unlimited…
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How To Attain Your Spiritual Body?

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The eternal constitutional nature of every single jiva is to be an eternal servant of Bhagavan Sri Krishna, jivera svarupa haya krishnera nitya dasa (Caitanya-caritamrta 2.22.108). A transcendental body, siddha deha,…
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Who Can Speak or Hear Rasa Lila?

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Why do we speak on rasa lila? We discuss rasa lila to please Srila Prabhupada, purify our heart, increase our devotion, dedicate our life to the Bhagavata (nityam bhagavata sevaya), deepen our love and attachment for…
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Vrndavana Maha Yogapitha Meditation Part Two

Mahanidhi Swami For lovers of Radha-Krishna Vrndavana lila and sadhakas doing yogapitha dhyana, we herein present Sri Krishna Dasa Kaviraja’s portrayal of Priya-Priyatam’s Vrndavana Yogapitha from the Govinda Lilamrta. Yogapitha Mandir…
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Vrndavana Maha Yogapitha Meditation Part One

Mahanidhi Swami For lovers of Radha-Krishna Vrndavana lila and sadhakas doing yogapitha dhyana, we herein present Sri Krishna Dasa Kaviraja’s portrayal of Priya-Priyatam’s Vrndavana Yogapitha in Govinda Lilamrta. Vrindavana Maha Yogapitha Before…
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Why Always Gopi Bhava?

Mahanidhi Swami Devotees often ask the question, “Why does it always have to be gopi-bhava? Why can’t one become a servant, cowherd boy or parent of Bhagavan Sri Krishna?” Theoretically such attainments are possible, but factually…
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Rasika Tilaka Meanings

Mahanidhi Swami Puranas and Goswami granthas say that the Bhagavan nama chanted while marking each part of the body with gopi-chanda are different forms of Sri Vishnu. With their rasika vision, however, Gaudiya Vaisnava’s see Vrindavana Sri…
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Sri Krishna RASA LILA: Astonishing Benefits

Mahanidhi Swami The benefits of reading, hearing or speaking Sri Krishna’s Rasa Lila portrayed in the Bhagavata are stupendous and absolutely astonishing. As Gaudiya Vaisnavas, we will find great encouragement to study this subject by hearing…
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Raganuga Bhakti: Proof & Facts

Mahanidhi Swami Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu personally taught sadhana bhakti and its two divisions, vaidhi and raganuga, to his chief followers Sri Ramananda Raya, Sri Sanatana Goswami and Sri Rupa Goswamipada. Raganuga-bhakti means having a…