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The Value of Cintamani Nama

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Kṛṣṇa’s holy name–full of mercy, full of compassion, full of affection, full of rasa and full of prema–is the rarest treasure in the world. Without hearing from sastra and saints, however, one can never…
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Radharani’s Manjaris: Tattva & Lilas 025 “Reality of Manjari Meditations“

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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Radharani’s Manjaris: Tattva & Lilas 024 “Selfless Seva“

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das This series of posts will present facts (tattva) regarding the identity, moods (gopi-bhava)Manjaris, RaganugaBhakti, Gopis, Radharani, RadhasSeva, VrajaPrema, intimacy and sevas of Srimati Radharani’s beautiful…
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Chapter One: Identity of the Holy Name

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The Holy Name is Transcendental What does it mean that the holy name of Kṛṣṇa is transcendental, and should never be considered a material sound vibration? The holy name has absolutely nothing…
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I Want To See Krishna! Part two

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Srila Prabhupada says one can see Krishna in his heart, in the Deity (archa-murti), in the Srimad Bhagavatam and face to face. Srila Prabhupada also describes different factors leading to Krishna’s…
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I Want to See Krishna! Part one

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Having an overwhelming desire to see Sri Krishna is one of the symptoms of an advanced devotee. Sri Rupa Gosvami calls it samutkantha, the intense hankering to see Sri Krishna which is a symptom of a bhava bhakta. What…

Krishna Nectar Lila 67 -"Fragrance of Krishna’s Love"

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das “Then Krishna, the destroyer of demons, smiled gently and spoke just according to the time and circumstance, ‘The young girls of Vrndavana are naturally proud. Why should they come here on the orders of Batu (nickname…
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Krishna Nectar Lila 66 -"Bakula Sakhi & The Mala"

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das “Padma said, ‘O bold one! You are correct. But Candravali got bitten the first time she saw that poisonous black snake named Krishna standing by the bank of the Yamuna. The poison of His love now sears her tender…
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Krishna Nectar Lila 65 -"Radha’s Doubt Dispelled part 2"

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das “Then Krishna went for a walk with Madhumangala and entered a forest of bakula trees. Krishna appeared like an ocean of bliss meandering amongst the bakula trees, which were laden with blossoming flowers. Krishna…
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Krishna Nectar Lila 64 -"Radha’s Doubt Dispelled part 1"

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The minds of the young gopis of Vrndavana transformed due to their rising desire to enjoy intimately with Krishna. Many impediments prevented their meeting, but the chariots of the gopis’ minds always carried them…
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Krishna Nectar Lila 63 -"FIRE ON THE BANKS"

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Suddenly some other gopis that had remained awake discussing Krishna’s pastimes cried loudly, “O look! Look! There is a great danger ahead!” Hearing the commotion, the cows woke up and cautiously looked in…
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Krishna Nectar Lila 62 -"MIDNIGHT GLANCES"

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das With a pure loving heart Krishna paid obeisances to His parents and all the Vrajavasis. By taking part in Krishna’s enchanting pastimes they crossed an ocean full of different mellows including fear, curiosity,…

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