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Manjari: Sadhana and Perfection

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Sri Vilapa Kusumanjali by Sri Raghunatha Dasa Goswamipada is the best bhajana guidebook for raganuga sadhakas pursing manjari bhava. However, this is not really a book. Rather here in a tangible and approachable…
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How to Serve Radha Kunda?

Mahanidhi Swami The Puranas, the Gaudiya Vaisnava sastras and acaryas like Sri Rupa Goswamipada, Sri Sanatana Goswami, Sri Jiva Goswamipada, Sri Raghunatha Dasa Goswami, Sri Visvanatha Cakravarti and Srila Prabhupada all mention the magnificent,…
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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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70 Obstacles to Vraja Bhajan

Mahanidhi Swami The following list of obstacles to Vraja-bhajana comes from Bhaktivinoda Thakura's 'Caitanya Siksastakam' which says, "The demons manifesting in Vraja Gokula on earth have symbolic significance. They are not found in the spiritual…
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How Krishna Ignites Devotees’ Love?

Mahanidhi Swami With His beautiful form, fragrance, features, ages, dress, ornaments, hair styles, footmarks, flute and pastimes Sri Krishnachandra ignites, nourishes and excites love in the soft and sweet hearts of His devotees (bhava uddipana:Bhakti-rasamrita…
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Beginnings of Love

Mahanidhi Swami   Radha and Krishna are eternally connected in a loving bond of sweet intimacy. Yet to relish the rich flavor arising from the curious and tender moments of first falling in love, the Divine Couple appear to fall in…
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The Truth of Manjari Sadhana part six

Mahanidhi Swami   Vrnda-devi’s asta-kaliya-lila narration to Lord Shiva continued. Note: The following entries are unedited, presented as it is, downloaded from Net. Pradosh Lila 8:36-10:48 p.m. Vrinda said, “O Muniji!…
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The Truth of Manjari Sadhana part five

Mahanidhi Swami   Vrnda-devi’s asta-kaliya-lila narration to Lord Shiva continued. Note: The following entries are unedited, presented as it is, downloaded from Net. Aparahna Lila 3:36-6 p.m. Vrinda-devi said, “O Naradaji!…
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The Truth of Manjari Sadhana part four

Mahanidhi Swami   Vrnda-devi’s asta-kaliya-lila narration to Lord Shiva continued. Note: The following entries are unedited, presented as it is, downloaded from Net. Madhyahna Lila 10:48 a.m. to 3:36 p.m. Vrinda-devi said, “O…