Kartik Maas Vrat
Kartik also known as Damodar, is the best, the purest of purifiers, and most glorious of all months. Sree Chaitanya Gaudiya Math devotees observe the intense sadhana of eight period of devotional service as mentioned in Bhajan Rahasya. Eight verses ofSikshastak of Sri Gauranga Mahaprabhu are in conformity with the pastimes of SriKrishna of the eight periods (Astayama). Pastimes of Radha-Krishna will be gradually manifested by incessantly thinking, remembering and singing of the eight verses ofSikshastak. This collection features the videos of all the sikshastak shloka explanation by Srila Gurudev followed by narration of Radha-Krishna’s divine pastimes for all the eight periods.
His Divine Grace, Most Revered Śrīla Gurudev Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Dayita Mādhav Goswāmī Mahārāj, (Founder-President of Śrī Chaitanya Gauḍīya Maṭh, Registered Institution), on the auspicious day of the holy advent of Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu, 13th February, 1965, while He was on a preaching tour in North-East Assam, from Hailakandi, Kachhar,... Read
There will be no path to attain auspiciousness and bhagavat-priti, if one becomes indifferent towards sadhu-sanga and sadhu-seva. Although sadhu-sanga is extremely rare, it is not completely unattainable for one who prays for it without duplicity, with sincerity, and with the knowledge that it is very difficult to receive the association of a sadhu in this world of asadhus (non-devotees). Bhagavan mercifully appears in this world to give His sanga, and sometimes He sends His dear associates.
t was my greatest fortune that Most Revered Gurudev gave me the golden opportunity of being in His company during Kartik from the year 1983 onwards. In 2002, Brajamandal Parikrama, I had published few pastimes in www.vnn.org and other websites. I am quoting here as follows:
His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti... Read
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Srirup Puri Maharaj.
Disappearance of Srila Narottam Thakur.
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vichar Yayavar Maharaj.
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The dust from the lotus feet of pure devotees is conducive to devotional service, and service to the Vaiṣṇavas is itself the supreme perfection and the root of the tender creeper of divine love.... Download