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Beautiful Truths of Bhagavata 015 “Bhakti Brings Good Qualities”

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Srimad Bhagavatam is called the “king of all spiritual books” (Grantha Raja) for good reason. Within this triguna-free, transcendental treatise, the amala-purana, which showcases the absolutely selfless, divine…
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Krishna Nectar Lilas part 33 “Gopal Liberates Snake”

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The cowherd boys joked with one another, "O brothers! Let us see who can run the fastest, Krsna or us?" Krsna kept the lead as they raced a short distance. They stopped abruptly, however, upon noticing a peculiar sight.…
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Krishna Nectar Lilas part 32 “Gopal’s Playing”

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Krsna continued to walk along with the calves and cowherd boys. He carried a flute in His tender leaf-like left hand, an elegant stick in His right, and an enchanting buffalo horn tucked in His belt. A peacock feather…
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Krishna Nectar Lilas part 31 “Gopal Gopa Picnic”

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das One day before sunrise Krsna asked Yasoda, "You are the Queen of all the people. O auspicious one, today I want to take My meal in the forest. So please do not turn down My request?" Nandarani shook her head from…
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Krishna Nectar Lilas part 30 “Gopal Starts Playing Flute”

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The cowherd boys raced to their homes to tell their parents all about Krsna's remarkable pastimes. Though tired and breathing heavily, they tried their best to explain Krsna's exploits. Due to exhaustion their voices…
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Krishna Nectar Lilas part 29 “Gopal Destroys Demon Duck”

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das As Krsna enacated His human-like pastimes, He looked very attractive with a necklace hanging on His chest when He awoke just before sunrise. After taking breakfast Krsna met His playmates and prepared to leave for…
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Krishna Nectar Lilas part 27 “Gopal Becomes Vatsapal”

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Upon reaching Vrndavana the cowherd men formed a temporary settlement. Using their hundreds of bullock carts, they made a boundary wall in the shape of a half circle (chatikar) extending from Kaliya-daha on the bank…
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Krishna Nectar Lilas part 28 “Gopal Liberates a Calf”

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Once upon a time a demoniac follower of Kamsa, a devout worshiper of Durga, disguised himself as a calf to mix with Krsna's calves. Just as an open well concealed by tall grass waits to trap an unsuspecting bull elephant,…
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Krishna Nectar Lilas part 26 "Yamuna Crossing"

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Yamuna Crossing Three hours before sunrise the wives of the gopas woke up, bathed, dressed in clean cloth, and performed vastu-puja. Then they churned butter while singing many enchanting songs glorifying Krsna. The…
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Krishna Nectar Lilas part 25 "Tent City"

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Tent City Many cowherd men simultaneously shouted orders to different people. All the words merged into a mass of indiscernible noise. Except with hand gestures, communication was impossible in the clamor. The combined…
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Krishna Nectar Lilas part 24 "Exodus to Vraja"

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Exodus to Vraja One day, Krsna personally entered the hearts of the village leaders and inspired them. Upananda, Sananda, and other senior men convened a town meeting to discuss the future of Vrndavana. With warm…
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Krishna Nectar Lilas part 23 "Bhoga and Bartering"

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Bhoga and Bartering One day Krsna, Balarama, and the cowherd boys wandered into the forest and started playing. Krsna looked as beautiful as a freshly formed rain cloud. They spent many hours in fun sports and games.…

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