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Can Sri Advaita Prabhu (Maha-Visnu) Give Madhurya Rasa?

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Sometimes people challenge devotees in the Advaita Parivar saying: “Since Gaura-ganoddesa dipika identifies Advaita Prabhu only as Maha-Visnu, how can He or His guru parampara give madhurya rasa?" “It is clearly…
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Siddha Pranali: The Truth

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The practice of receiving details about one’s eternal, spiritual body or siddha deha i.e. siddha pranali from the spiritual master began 500 years ago in the beginning of the Gaudiya Vaisnava sampradaya. Sri Caitanya’s…
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Glories of Vilapa Kusumanjali

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Without any shade of a doubt Vilapa Kusumanjali, “A Flower Bouquet of Lamentations”, is the most important and essential book for any serious sadhaka practicing raganuga-bhakti in manjari-bhava, craving to attain…
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See Your Self as Radha’s Manjari

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das After becoming established in one’s siddha svarupa by the mercy of Sri Guru and Sri Krishna, a sadhaka will contemplate his/her personal form, qualities and seva while mentally remembering and serving within Radha-Madhava’s…
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Is Manjari Bhava in Goswami Books?

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das The answer is YES! But it is also true that the specific word manjari or the phrase “manjari bhava” IS NOT FOUND in Chaitanya Caritamrta, Bhakti Rasamrita Sindhu, Brhad-bhagavatamrita, or the Srimad Bhagavatam. Why…
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Glories of Vilapa Kusumanjali

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Without any shade of a doubt Vilapa Kusumanjali, “A Flower Bouquet of Lamentations”, is the most important and essential book for any serious sadhaka practicing raganuga-bhakti in manjari-bhava, craving to attain…
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Identity of a Radha Dasi

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Abhimana means the mentality, attitude, thought, self-conception, inner feeling, or the innate sense of knowing who or what I am and what I want. Abhimana can be either material or spiritual. Possessing the right…
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Why Always Gopi Bhava?

Mahanidhi Swami Devotees often ask the question, “Why does it always have to be gopi-bhava? Why can’t one become a servant, cowherd boy or parent of Bhagavan Sri Krishna?” Theoretically such attainments are possible, but factually…
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Raganuga Bhakti: Proof & Facts

Mahanidhi Swami Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu personally taught sadhana bhakti and its two divisions, vaidhi and raganuga, to his chief followers Sri Ramananda Raya, Sri Sanatana Goswami and Sri Rupa Goswamipada. Raganuga-bhakti means having a…
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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…