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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.…
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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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Mahaprabhu & Madness part one

Mahanidhi Swami It was summer 1975, a Saturday night Harinama Sankirtana party, 100 saints strong on the streets of Los Angeles, U.S.A. Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare Being a new…
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Mahaprabhu & Madness part two

Mahanidhi Swami Divine Madness of Mahaprabhu Worried over Nimai’s apparent mental health, mother Shachi showed Him to a doctor. The doctor examined and said, “Nimai is exhibiting madness, so you must tie His legs together and keep Him…
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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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Simple Vaishakha Vrata 2018 April

Mahanidhi Swami Many Puranas and Hari Bhakti Vilasa by Sri Sanatana Goswami describe the fantastic benefits and blessings accrued by observing the Vaishakha Month Vrata (April 1-30, 2018). It’s said among sadhus: “In material life more…