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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Mini Biography of the World's Greatest Saint

Mahanidhi Swami His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada appeared in a family of pure Gaudiya Vaisnavas in 1896 in Calcutta. From early childhood he showed signs of pure devotion to Lord Sri Krsna. At the tender age of five,…
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Prabhupada’s Books & Me

Mahanidhi Swami I took birth in an exciting life of Krishna consciousness 43 years ago from the mother of Srila Prabhupada’s wonderful transcendental books: Krsna Book, Nectar of Devotion and Bhagavad-gita As It Is. For one year, I did…
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Sri Krishna RASA LILA: Astonishing Benefits

Mahanidhi Swami The benefits of reading, hearing or speaking Sri Krishna’s Rasa Lila portrayed in the Bhagavata are stupendous and absolutely astonishing. As Gaudiya Vaisnavas, we will find great encouragement to study this subject by hearing…
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Raganuga Bhakti: Clearing Misconceptions

Mahanidhi Swami For the last thirty years, we have often heard the following false statements and misconceptions regarding the topic of raganuga-bhakti from the leaders and followers of various spiritual missions. By quoting Gaudiya Vaisnava…
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Srimad Bhagavatam & Seven Siddha Dehas

Mahanidhi Swami Did you know that not less than 7 siddha dehas are clearly described in the SrimadBhagavatam? Yes, it’s absolutely true—confirmed by the highest authority: the Bhagavata, which is the topmost, perfect shastra pramanam, amala…
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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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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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PURUSOTTAMA MONTH VRATA (ADHIKA MAS) 2018 16TH MAY—13TH JUNE

Mahanidhi Swami INTRODUCTION TO PURUSOTTAMA MONTH: Purusottama month or adhika masa (extra month) is also called mala masa, which means the dirty or useless month. In India, the sadhus, sadhakas and pious people of all sampradayas undertake…
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70 Obstacles to Vraja Bhajan

Mahanidhi Swami The following list of obstacles to Vraja-bhajana comes from Bhaktivinoda Thakura's 'Caitanya Siksastakam' which says, "The demons manifesting in Vraja Gokula on earth have symbolic significance. They are not found in the spiritual…
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11 Suggestions for Leaders

Mahanidhi Swami Once the members of a huge world-wide preaching mission were asked to list 11 points of behavior that they would “like to see in their spiritual mentors”. Many talk devotion, but way too few show devotion! Here's the…