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Beautiful Truths of Bhagavata 002

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Srimad Bhagavatam is called the “king of all spiritual books” (Grantha Raja) for good reason. Within this tri-guna-free, immaculate and divine spiritual sastra, the amala purana, one will find all the sweet, majestic…
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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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Gems of Cakravartipada  001

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das From the sweet ocean of Srila Visvanatha Cakravartipada’s tikas on Srimad Bhagavatam, we have collected some of the most rare and incredibly amazing jewels—each one glittering with a uniquely soothing and enlightening…
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Gems of Cakravartipada

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das From the sweet ocean of Srila Visvanatha Cakravartipada’s tikas on Srimad Bhagavatam, we have collected some of the most rare and incredibly amazing jewels—each one glittering with a uniquely soothing and enlightening…
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Scripture, Free Will and Me

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Someone asked, “If we have no free will, then why do scriptures prescribe dos and don’ts? Scriptures say, ‘Do this—it’s good, don’t do this—it’s bad. If we have no free will, then why do scriptures…
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Srila Prabhupada Glorifies Gita

Mahanidhi Swami By Priya-Priyatama’s merciful plan, the BHAGAVAD GITA AS IT IS, Srila Prabhupada’s pure Krishna devotional edition, is the most popular and widely distributed multi-lingual edition of Gita in the whole world! Unlike other…
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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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Rasika Tilaka Meanings

Mahanidhi Swami Puranas and Goswami granthas say that the Bhagavan nama chanted while marking each part of the body with gopi-chanda are different forms of Sri Vishnu. With their rasika vision, however, Gaudiya Vaisnava’s see Vrindavana Sri…
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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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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.…