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Vegan or Bhakta: Which Way to Go?

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The perfection of human life is to serve, love and please Bhagavan Sri Krishna with all of one’s thoughts, words and deeds. This is the ultimate Sanatana Dharma, eternal religious practice. Bhagavan Sri Krishna tosana…
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THREE Best Times to Chant Hare Krishna Japa

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Because they are the ideal periods for meditation and divine absorption, the three best times to chant Hare Krishna nama japa are: 1) Early Morning: 3 AM to 6 AM 2) Half Hour Before Sunrise: New Delhi today appx.…
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Gita: Essence of Essence

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das In two tikas, Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti describes the essence of Bhagavad Gita. While describing the first essence, Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti gives a beautiful blessing by saying, “These four famous verses…
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Boons of Bhagavad Gita

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The Padma Purana “Gita Mahatmya” describes many amazing stories to illustrate the astonishing spiritual power, benefits and results of reciting each chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, the quintessence of all Upanishadic…
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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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Is Our Bhakti Pure?

Mahanidhi Swami In Bhakti Rasamrita Sindhu (1.1.11), Sri Rupa Goswamipada gives the clearest, most perfect definition of suddha-bhakti or pure devotional, loving expression toward Bhagavan Sri Krishna. This verse is so crucial and important…
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Krishna Bhakti Includes Eating, Sleeping, Working & More - October 6, 2018

Mahanidhi Swami In Sri Gita, Sri Krishna describes devotees who are not yet niskincana pure devotees fully engaged in hearing and chanting about Sri Krishna. They are one class of bhaktas who can also please Sri Krishna by practicing bhakti…
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Boons of Bhagavad Gita

Mahanidhi Swami The Padma Purana “Gita Mahatmya” describes many amazing stories to illustrate the astonishing spiritual power, benefits and results of reciting each chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, the quintessence of all Upanishadic wisdom. To…
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Humility Meditation

Mahanidhi Swami In Sri Gita (13.8-12), Sri Krishna says, “The objective of all philosophies is to know the Absolute Truth (Bhagavan Sri Krishna), tattva jnana artha darshana.” Sri Krishna then explains how one can acquire this transcendental…