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Krishna Nama Gives All

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Just before my merciful mentor left this world to enter Sri Radha’s eternal seva, we discussed the merits of different bhakti sadhana practices. Throughout that most wonderful and unforgettable Harikatha, he repeatedly…
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Rejecting Guru

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Firstly, if one has the shelter of Sri Guru, one is indeed very, very fortunate and truly blessed by Bhagavan Sri Krishna. Unfortunately, however, right now on this planet billions of people either have no spiritual…
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Siddha Pranali: The Truth

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The practice of receiving details about one’s eternal, spiritual body or siddha deha i.e. siddha pranali from the spiritual master began 500 years ago in the beginning of the Gaudiya Vaisnava sampradaya. Sri Caitanya’s…
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Sri Harinama & Nrsimha Kavaca

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das After the fiendish, ghost-like witch named Putana Raksasi attacked her six-day old baby Gopala Krishna, Yasoda Mata and other elderly Vraja gopis chanted the following mantras mentioned in the Srimad Bhagavatam: bhūta-preta-piśācāś…
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Vrajavasis: Krishna’s Promise

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das In the beginning of the rasa lila, Bhagavan Sri Krishna says something very special to Srimati Radharani. Krishna’s words are very inspiring and encouraging to all the fortunate devotees now living in Vrndavana Dhama…
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Puranic Rules for Prasadam

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das When describing grhastha life, the Vishnu Mahapuranam (3.11.76-98) mentions a few rules about how to properly take food/Krishna prasadam. Most of these verses are also quoted by Sri Sanatana Goswami in Hari Bhakti…
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Diksha Mantra Shows Krishna

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Diksha mantras are given for the purpose of worshiping, attaining, and seeing one’s desired istadevata, Radha-Krishna. The diksha mantras received from Sri Guru are so powerful that by chanting them a sadhaka can…
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Blasting Aparadhas

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das One often hears the question, “How to get free nama aparadhas? Nāma āparādha cannot be counteracted through some ritual or just by chanting some slokas. One needs to reform or change one’s faulty mentality…
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64 Rounds Japa & Perfection

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das After hearing that chanting 64 rounds a day gives spiritual perfection, some very sincere and well-meaning devotees begin chanting 64 rounds a day. However, they soon face problems in the form of maintaining the…
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Sri Rupa & Praying

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The word paddhati means a few verses or even a small book of mantras, prayers, pujas and instructions meant to guide a sadhaka in successful bhajana. Dhyana Chandra Goswami, a grand-disciple of Mahaprabhu parishad,…