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How to Serve Radha Kunda?

Mahanidhi Swami The Puranas, the Gaudiya Vaisnava sastras and acaryas like Sri Rupa Goswamipada, Sri Sanatana Goswami, Sri Jiva Goswamipada, Sri Raghunatha Dasa Goswami, Sri Visvanatha Cakravarti and Srila Prabhupada all mention the magnificent,…
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Real Radha Kunda Appearance Day March 31, 2018

Mahanidhi Swami There is an amazing story behind this. The day before Caitra Purnima 2017, I met with 108 Pandit Sri Krishna Dasa Babaji Maharaja and had the following conversation: Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das: “Gurudeva, since Sri Sanatana…
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Mother Cow and Sun Planet

Mahanidhi Swami Because we are all worshipers and aspiring pure loving devotees of Sri Sri Radha Govinda Gopala, Bhagavan Sri Krishna, this news will deepen, refresh and inspire our loving mood and service toward Gaumata, the eternally pure…
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Harinama Is Not Diksha

Mahanidhi Swami Receiving the Hare Krishna Maha Mantra from a teacher is not called diksha; it is an expression of acceptance, care and compassion. According to the Veda shruti, Sri Sanatana Goswami, Sri Jiva Goswamipada and all Gaudiya…
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Same Guru Every Life?

Mahanidhi Swami Have you ever asked the question, “Will I really get the same Guru in every life? Does this principle only apply to “siddha gurus” and not “regular gurus?” The answer lies with Sri Narottama Dasa Thakura who says,…
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Remember Who Is Guru

Mahanidhi Swami Unfortunately, many disciples take their Gurus for granted and minimize their position or importance. Occasionally, disciples even fall prey to the saying “familiarity breeds contempt” which means by being too close to one,…
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IS GURU GOD?

Mahanidhi Swami What follows is a brief response given to an E-Mail inquiry regarding the question, “Is Guru God?” BHAKTA: “I have been hearing you quite regularly state the Guru is Krishna and you quote many scriptural references.…
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Uttama Adhikari Guru: Clearing Confusion

Mahanidhi Swami What is the difference between an uttama bhagavata an uttama adhikari devotee? There is widespread confusion concerning the true meaning of these terms. And as a result, new candidates or even the initiated often argue over…
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Heart of a Manjari

Mahanidhi Swami A raganuga sadhaka pursuing the madhurya bhakti of the Vraja ragatmika gopis of Sri Krishna will concentrate on the sevas and feelings of a few manjari dasis of Sri Radhika. The goal of a manjari bhava sadhaka is the seva…
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Mahaprabhu & Madness part one

Mahanidhi Swami It was summer 1975, a Saturday night Harinama Sankirtana party, 100 saints strong on the streets of Los Angeles, U.S.A. Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare Being a new…