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18 Glories of Radha Kunda

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das In his comments on Sri Rupa Goswamipada’s “Upadesamrta”, Srila Prabhupada reveals the unique identity of Sri Radha-kunda and the glories of visiting, living, and bathing there. To more deeply understand Srila…
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Who Can Speak or Hear Rasa Lila?

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Why do we speak on rasa lila? We discuss rasa lila to please Srila Prabhupada, purify our heart, increase our devotion, dedicate our life to the Bhagavata (nityam bhagavata sevaya), deepen our love and attachment for…
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Siddha Pranali in ISKCON

Mahanidhi Swami In 1973, Srila Prabhupada and his learned disciple Sri Hrsikesananda dasji worked together to produce an English edition of Sri Rupa Gosvami’s Upadeshamrita (Nectar of Instruction). Before meeting Srila Prabhupada in Mayapur,…
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Prabhupada’s Karttika Vrata

Mahanidhi  Swami The Karttika Vrata means, “Don’t eat, don’t sleep; just chant Hare Krishna 24/7!” In 1972, Srila Prabhupada once observed Karttika month in Sri Vrindavana beginning on Ashwina Shukla Ekadasi, [Hari Bhakti Vilasa…
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Prabhupada’s Karttika Vrata

Mahanidhi Swami In every possible way, our Srila Prabhupada was a strict disciple and follower of his beloved Gurudeva, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Prabhupada. On two different occasions Srila Prabhupada’s Guru observed a Karttika Vrata…
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Srila Prabhupada Reveals Radha Kunda

Mahanidhi Swami In the following dialogue with a disciple, Srila Prabhupada personally reveals the unique identity and the glories of visiting, living in and bathing in Sri Radha-kunda. Dasa: Srila Prabhupada, of the many holy…
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Srila Prabhupada: Do We Have Independence?

Mahanidhi Swami Devotee: Srila Prabhupada, people have a choice within maya, isn't that a fact? They can choose what they want to do in the material world. People say that they can do this or that. Srila Prabhupada: "What they can…
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Nandotsava and Srila Prabhupada

Mahanidhi Swami My Friend You Begot a Son! Srila Prabhupada said, “This date of Nandotsava is a very fortunate occasion. After Krishna's birth, Maharaja Nanda celebrated a ceremony and this day is called Nandotsava. Nanda Maharaja…
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Biography of Srila Prabhupada (1896-1977)

Mahanidhi Swami Birth and Childhood His Divine Grace Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada appeared in a family of pure Gaudiya Vaisnavas in 1896 in Calcutta. From early childhood, Srila Prabhupada showed clear signs of pure devotion…
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Nandotsava and Srila Prabhupada

Mahanidhi Swami My Friend You Begot a Son! Srila Prabhupada said, “This date of Nandotsava is a very fortunate occasion. After Krishna's birth, Maharaja Nanda celebrated a ceremony and this day is called Nandotsava. Nanda Maharaja…