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How To Attain Your Spiritual Body?

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The eternal constitutional nature of every single jiva is to be an eternal servant of Bhagavan Sri Krishna, jivera svarupa haya krishnera nitya dasa (Caitanya-caritamrta 2.22.108). A transcendental body, siddha deha,…
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Gita Mahatmya of Padma Purana

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das 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,…
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Gita: Essence of Essence

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das 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…
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Gita Chapters Sanskrit Titles

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Different acaryas name the Gita chapters differently, and some like Srila Prabhupada give English titles. Sri Visvanatha Cakravartipada and Sri Baladeva Vidyabhusana did not name their chapters. Here’s a sample of…
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Sri Sri 108 Pandit Sri Krishna Das Babaji Maharaja - A Life Dedicated to Srimad Bhagavatam

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das When Sri Sri 108 Pandit Sri Krishna Das Babaji Maharaja, Bhakti-tirtha was about 15 years old, three desires (sankalpas) mysteriously arose in his mind: “I will worship Radha-Krishna in the mood of gopi-bhava,”…
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Boons of Bhagavad Gita

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The Padma Purana “Gita Mahatmya” describes many amazing stories to illustrate the astonishing spiritual power, benefits and results of reciting each chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, the quintessence of all Upanishadic…
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2018 GITA JAYANTI 5120 BIRTHDAY: How To Properly Observe?

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das To celebrate the advent of the immortal song of surrender, devotion and perfection in bhakti, one should worship Bhagavan Sri Krishna in His eternal form as the Bhagavad Gita as follows: ** Place the Holy Scripture…
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Manjari: Sadhana and Perfection

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Sri Vilapa Kusumanjali by Sri Raghunatha Dasa Goswamipada is the best bhajana guidebook for raganuga sadhakas pursing manjari bhava. However, this is not really a book. Rather here in a tangible and approachable…
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Is Manjari Bhava in Goswami Books?

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The answer is YES! But it is also true that the specific word manjari or the phrase “manjari bhava” IS NOT FOUND in Chaitanya Caritamrta, Bhakti Rasamrita Sindhu, Brhad-bhagavatamrita, or the Srimad Bhagavatam. Why…
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Glories of Vilapa Kusumanjali

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Without any shade of a doubt Vilapa Kusumanjali, “A Flower Bouquet of Lamentations”, is the most important and essential book for any serious sadhaka practicing raganuga-bhakti in manjari-bhava, craving to attain…