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10,000 YEARS GOLDEN AGE?

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Scholars say the Brahma Vaivarta Purana is one of the most interpolated Puranas. The following verse is often quoted to prove existence of a 10,000-year golden era in Kali-yuga. However, this point is not mentioned…
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ISKCON & Raganuga Bhakti part 4

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Due to unclear verse translations and purports in Srila Prabhupada’s books like “Nectar of Devotion” and “Sri Chaitanya-caritamrita”, many ISKCON members misunderstand and misrepresent the authorized practice…
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ISKCON & Raganuga Bhakti part 3

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Due to unclear verse translations and purports in Srila Prabhupada’s books like “Nectar of Devotion” and “Sri Chaitanya-caritamrita”, many ISKCON members misunderstand and misrepresent the authorized practice…
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ISKCON & Raganuga Bhakti part 2

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Due to unclear verse translations and purports in Srila Prabhupada’s books like “Nectar of Devotion” and “Sri Chaitanya-caritamrita”, many ISKCON members misunderstand and misrepresent the authorized practice…
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ISKCON & Raganuga Bhakti part 1

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Due to unclear verse translations and purports in Srila Prabhupada’s books like “Nectar of Devotion” and “Sri Chaitanya-caritamrita”, many ISKCON members misunderstand and misrepresent the authorized practice…
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Radharani’s Manjaris: Tattva & Lilas 026 “Yashoda’s Love for Radha“

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das This series of posts will present facts (tattva) regarding the identity, moods (gopi-bhava), intimacy and sevas of Srimati Radharani’s beautiful and talented handmaidens known as manjaris, kinkaris, or dasis. Also,…
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Krishna Nectar Lila 68 - "Vrishabhanu Hosts Nanda Baba part one"

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Once upon a time, the illustrious and powerful King Vrsabhanu met with his ministers to discuss inviting Vrajaraja Nanda and his family for a visit. With all intelligence Vrsabhanu Maharaja submissively upheld the…
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Srivasa Pandita

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Srivasa Pandita, fifth member of the Panca tattva, Sri Krsna Caitanya, Prabhu Nityananda, Sri Advaita, Gadadhara, Srivasadi, Gaura Bhakta Vrnda lived in Navadvipa before the advent of Lord Caitanya. Srivasa…
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Best Form of Devotional Service

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Five hundred years ago in Jagannatha Puri, Sarvabhauma Bhattacarya asked Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu which item is the most important form of devotional service. bhakti-sādhana-śreṣṭha śunite haila mana prabhu…
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The Maha-mantra of Sri Radha

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das In the material world, both neophyte sadhakas and realized suddha-bhaktas chant the holy name. Dutiful beginners chant Hare Kṛṣṇa as a sadhana for purification, whereas adepts relish the sweetest nectar in the…
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Gayatri and Maha-mantra

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das kṛṣṇa-mantra haite habe saṁsāra-mocana, kṛṣṇa-nāma haite pābe kṛṣṇera caraṇa Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu said, “The kṛṣṇa mantra (gopala mantra) gives one freedom from material existence.…
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First Meeting with Krishna

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das “Kṛṣṇa-nāma has been accepted by all to be an incarnation of Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa on this earth. Although He appears like a word, Kṛṣṇa, still by His inconceivable power He is completely spiritual.…

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