Srila Paramgurudev says, “Sadhusang does not mean simply remaining with the sadhu, or sleeping on the sadhu’s bed, etc. If this were so, then the lice in the sadhu’s hair or the bedbugs in the sadhu’s bed would also be associating with the sadhu. This is not real association; they are not following the sadhu but are there to suck the blood of the sadhu. The sadhu always thinks about the Supreme Lord while others always think about sense objects. Sadhusang means acting according to the order of the sadhu or according to the internal mood of the sadhu.”
Please explain the last line of the verse of Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 11.2.37 (bhaktyaikayeśaṁ guru-devatātmā) - to accept Śrīla Gurudev as our ātmā and our worshippable deity. It is not fully clear to me. Śrī Śrī Rādhā and Krishna are our worshipable deities and we should fully surrender to Them. But...Show Full
A genuine sādhu associates with a bhakta and becomes his servitor. The servitor of the bhakta will certainly get bhakti and realised status. A devotee of the Supreme Lord devises many ways to give scope of service to the votaries who want eternal welfare, according to their eligibility. This opportunity of service will gradually make them eligible to get bhagavad-prem. Service of bhakta is the surest and best way of attaining God.
His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Ballabh Tirtha Goswami Maharaj arrived at John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday, July 28th, 1999 at ll:00 AM. Immediately upon arriving at the Brooklyn home of Sriman Ramesh Naudiyal, (Bensonhurst, Brooklyn NY), a warm Sankirtan arati welcome was accorded to His Divine Grace. His arrival in...Show Full
Disappearance of Srila Raghunandan Thakur and Srila Vamsi Das Babaji Maharaj.
Fasting for Pavitraropani Ekadashi. Beginning of Jhulan Yatra Festival of Sri Sri Radha Govinda. Beginning of month long Hari-smaran festival at Sree Chaitanya Gaudiya Math, Kolkata.
Paran by 9.33 am. Disappearance of Srila Rupa Goswami and Srila Gauri Das Pandit Goswami.
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Nearly two decades ago, our Most Revered Gurudeva Sreela Bhakti Ballabh Tirtha Goswami Maharaj compiled an article on the subject of Guru Tattva and the absolute necessity of surrender to the preceptorial channel (parampara) on the highest path of spiritual welfare. The book consists of two articles on Guru Tattva....Download/Order