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Amazing Glories of Sripada Ramanuja Acarya

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Sri Ramanuja Acarya appeared in 1017 A.D. near Madras, South India in a family of Vedic scholars. Sri Vaisnavas say he was an incarnation of Laksmana. The word Ramanuja means “a follower of Rama.” He received this…
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Diksa: Real or Mental?

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The following question was recently posed by one Brahmin: “What is the difference between formally accepting diksa from a Guru, and just accepting a Guru within one’s heart and following their teachings?” Bhagavan…
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Guru Gita: Glories of Sri Guru

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The “Guru Gita” appears in the Skanda Purana as a dialogue between Sri Siva and Parvati-devi. Excerpts are included here to increase everyone’s appreciation of, gratitude toward, surrender and devotion to their…
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How to Choose Guru?

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das This article will give the basic guidelines for choosing your Guru; some are external practical points and others are internal—the feelings of your heart and the full acceptance within the inner reaches of your mind. Before…
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Rejecting Guru

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Firstly, if one has the shelter of Sri Guru, one is indeed very, very fortunate and truly blessed by Bhagavan Sri Krishna. Unfortunately, however, right now on this planet billions of people either have no spiritual…
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Sri Sri 108 Pandit Sri Krishna Das Babaji Maharaja - A Life Dedicated to Srimad Bhagavatam

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das When Sri Sri 108 Pandit Sri Krishna Das Babaji Maharaja, Bhakti-tirtha was about 15 years old, three desires (sankalpas) mysteriously arose in his mind: “I will worship Radha-Krishna in the mood of gopi-bhava,”…