The book The Heart of Transcendental Book Distribution by Sripad Aindra Prabhu happens to be a spotless guide for sincere devotees who are desperate seekers of vraja-prema-bhakti and looking for realising the topmost perfectional state that a soul is yearning since thousands of lifetimes. This review might help few sincere devotees who aspire to achieve […]
Shall we “dive too deep” into devotional life?
We sometimes fear to not go “too much further in Krishna Consciousness.” To not go “too deep,” fearing insanity, fearing the unknown of what we might become. We fear to read Vrindavan Mahimamrta or any such transcendental books thinking it may pull us beyond our control. We fear to reside in Vrindavan Dham fearing it […]
Hare Krishna Mahamantra [Confidential Inner Meaning]
Hare Krishna Mahamantra is a 16 syllable mantra that is the tarak brahma mantra of Kali Yuga. As per various Vedic Scriptures including Padma Purana, Srimad Bhagavatam and Srimad Bhagavad Gita, Hare Krishna Mahamantra is the only means to completely revive the eternal constitutional position of the soul as a part of the Supreme Personality […]
What is the meaning of Vraj and Vrindavan?
Meaning of Vraj The meaning of Vraj as explained by vrajvasis and saints is that it is a path (rasta) which leads one to Paramatma within the heart, and this Paramatma is non-different from chaitya guru residing in the heart, who is Supreme Personality of Godhead, Sri Radha and Sri Krishna. The other meaning of […]
The story of Chanda (Moon) and Cakori bird – Radha & Krishna!
The love of Chakori bird for Chanda (Moon) caught my eyes when I was listening to a local folklore bhajan on our Divine Couple Sri Radha and Krishna. I didn’t have a clue about Chakori bird or the relationship between Chakori and Chanda (Moon) prior to listening to this folklore. The lyrics went like: Shyam […]
Radha Rani – Story, Birth, Prema, Eternal Position, Krishna’s Hladini Shakti
Krishna is the Lord of the entire universe, and His Lord is Srimati Radharani. Radha or Srimati Radharani, also known as Radhika, Kishori, Swamini, Ladli or Priya Ji is not an ordinary gopi but is most special. She is the non-different from Krishna Himself. They both are same. Srila Prabhupada also says that Sri Radha […]
Vaidhi Bhakti, Raganuga Bhakti and difference in gud tattva (essence) of quality of bhakti in both (Confidential)
Vaidhi Bhakti The vaidhi bhakti is the path of devotion with rules, regulations and formality as laid down by Vedic Scriptures and exalted saints. Just as how two new friends at the beginning of their friendship behave with caution, formality and respect for each other, similarly one approaches devotional life with formality in initial days. […]
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Sri Radha & How to approach them very easily?
Krishna wanted to experience the feeling and servitude mood of Srimati Radharani. Hence, He came in the form of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu 500 years in Mayapur (Near present-day Kolkata) as a hidden avatar (incarnation) of Himself to give the highest prayojana (goal) of madhurya prema bhakti in topmost vipralambha bhav to the fallen conditioned souls of […]
Why ISKCON Hare Krishna Movement is COMPLETE and why Srila Prabhupada has given ALL? Is diksha mandatory to get Sriji and Krishna? Why institutionalisation is necessary evil?
* This article is one amongst the most confidential chapters from the book Demystifying The Mystical Vrindavan. Today is 14th Novemeber ’22, and it is on Nov 14, 1977 that our beloved Srila Prabhupada took samadhi at Sri Vrindavan Dham. Just felt inspired by Sri Vrindavan Dham to put this chapter out for all sincere […]
Shall we give donations?
In Bhagavad Gita Chapter 9, Text 27, Krishna says to Arjuna to do anything that you are doing, or offering in charity for Me. Basically, whatever is to be done should done with bhav (mood) of service (seva) and offering to our Radharani and Krishna. As seen in fabric of society, donations can be to […]