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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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Gauranga Glorifies Harinama

Mahanidhi Swami When Mahaprabhu came to Benares, a local Brahmin narrated His transcendental glories to Sri Prakashananda, a famous Advaitin acharya. The Advaitin then laughed very much (bahuta hasila) and criticized Mahaprabhu: “Yes,…
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Doing Sadhana: Me or Krishna?

Mahanidhi Swami Who is performing our daily sadhana of chanting Hare Krishna japa, dhyana, Thakuraji puja, and other sevas? Is it me, or is Krishna Himself actually doing everything? It’s Krishna Himself who is permitting and empowering…
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Are You a Vaisnava?

Mahanidhi Swami   About anyone who is even slightly inclined to Krishna bhakti, we often hear people say, “O, this person is a good devotee, a nice Vaisnava!” But exactly how does one define who is and who is not a Vaisnava,…
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Japa & Ego

Mahanidhi Swami While discussing japa, Sri Sanatana Goswami does not distinguish between harinama japa and diksha mantra japa. For both he gives the following important rules which all devotees should follow. First of all, he defines…
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Chakra Japa Revealed

Mahanidhi Swami In Bhagavad-gita, Sri Krishna describes the “third eye” or Ajna Chakra Meditation Method. In verses (5.27 & 8.10) Sri Krishna says, “A sadhaka should fix his vision and attention on the point between the…
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The Japa Cave part three

Mahanidhi Swami Create a Japa Cave Having described the three salient features of a cave (darkness, solitude, silence), we will now explain how to make one. To obtain the positive effects of the Goswamis’ japa caves, we must try…
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The Japa Cave-part two

Mahanidhi Swami How do solitude, silence and darkness bring success in Nama japa? The Japa Space Solitude Two bangles make noise, one makes none. One chanter alone is quiet, affording a chance for concentration. But two chanters…
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The Japa Cave part one

Mahanidhi Swami Every day, we spend time chanting japa of the Hare Krishna Maha Mantra. But why don’t we feel anything from our japa—no experiences, no emotions and no revelations? What to speak of tears, trembling and darshana of Krishna? We…