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Srila Prabhupada: Free Will Does Not Exist! October11, 2018

Mahanidhi Swami In Sridhama Mayapura (1976), Srila Prabhupada had the following conversation which fully concurs with the tattva siddhanta of the Srutis, Upanisads, Bhagavad-gita and Srimad Bhagavatam. It is recounted in a BBT book titled “A…
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Absolute Love: The Rasa Lila of Sri Krishna October16, 2018

Mahanidhi Swami Bhagavan Sri Krishna’s Rasa Lila is a completely divine, transcendental pastime. By hearing/reading it the sober and faithful learn about the secret, transcendental love affairs of the Supreme Absolute Truth, Bhagavan Sri…
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Rasa Lila: Essential Facts - October13, 2018

Mahanidhi Swami This post will quote Mahaprabhu and Gaudiya Vaisnava acaryas to illuminate some essential facts regarding the extraordinary transcendental identity and phenomenal transformational quality of Sri Sri Radha-Krishna’s eternally…
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Sri Visakha Devi’s Amazing Solo Dance October 15, 2018

Mahanidhi Swami When portraying Sri Krishna’s divine Rasa Lila in his Ananda Vrndavana Campu (chapter 20), Srila Karnapura Kavi says, “Because it is impossible to describe the fantastic dancing of the individual gopis, the dancing of one…
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Radha Kunda - Wonderful GLories October12, 2018

Mahanidhi Swami In Govinda Lilamrta (Sri Govinda Lilamrita, chapter 7), Sri Krishna Dasa Kaviraja describes the astonishing glories of Sri Radha Kunda: “As Sri Radha is Sri Hari’s dearest beloved, Radha-kunda is also most dear to Krishna…
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Gita Mahatmya of Padma Purana

Mahanidhi Swami To glorify the Bhagavad Gita, Sri Vishnu said, “O Lakshmi Devi! I Myself have personally manifested in the Form of Bhagavad Gita. It is My murti form! An intelligent person who daily recites one chapter, one sloka, a half…
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Gita: Essence of Essence

Mahanidhi Swami In two tikas, Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti describes the essence of Bhagavad-gita. While describing the first essence, Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti gives a beautiful blessing by saying, “These four famous verses (Bg.10.8-11),…
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Sri Giriraja Ji & Radhika’s Lotus Feet

Mahanidhi Swami Why do raganuga bhaktas especially worship Govardhana shilas? Sri Krishna Dasa Kaviraja answers in Chaitanya-caritamrita (3.6.294-307): “One day during His gambhira-lila in Jagannatha Puri, Sri Gauranga Mahaprabhu lovingly…
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How Krishna Ignites Devotees’ Love?

Mahanidhi Swami With His beautiful form, fragrance, features, ages, dress, ornaments, hair styles, footmarks, flute and pastimes Sri Krishnachandra ignites, nourishes and excites love in the soft and sweet hearts of His devotees (bhava uddipana:Bhakti-rasamrita…
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Sleep in Bhakti Yoga

Mahanidhi Swami Srila Prabhupada spoke both negatively and positively about sleeping. Mostly he discouraged it by saying: “Sleeping is death—a waste of time—a great loss—maya—forgetfulness of Krishna.” We fully agree! In Sri…