Fri, 23 March 2018:
Discipline Yourself (2)
"If think you are a devotee of Gauranga, it is not correct—you must practise what Mahaprabhu tells us. You must think what our main conception is, then you can get relief, and you will yourself feel pleased through your service."
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Thu, 22 March 2018: (Appearance of Sripad Ramanuja Acharya and Srimad Bhakti Hriday Bon Maharaj)
Discipline Yourself (1)
"'I do not want any dhana, jana, kavita for my enjoyment—I do not want anything for my enjoyment. Krishna is the enjoyer, and my only prayer is I want some devotion.' If you want to get Krishna, how is it possible to get Him?"
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Wed, 21 March 2018:
Exclusive Remedy for Sins
"Think how many hours of your time you spend on service of the Lord, how many hours you do service. We always commit some sin in our life... What is the remedy for our sinful actions?"
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Tue, 20 March 2018:
Just What the Doctor Ordered?
"Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Gurudev send sadhus door to door, house to house to rescue you from the illusory environment and to send you for the service of Radha-Krishna in your proper place, but there are so many other misconceptions going on in this world..."
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Mon, 19 March 2018:
Perfection and Profanation
"You think you will do kirtan for one day and everything will be perfect. No, it is completely not like that. Nama and Nama-aparadh look the same, but one will give you devotion, and another will remove devotion from you and give you something else (emotion)."
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Sun, 18 March 2018:
Kirtan Business
"There was one kirtaniya in Nabadwip, her name was Radharani. One day, she came to see Gurudev, but Gurudev was out of India at that time, preaching in the West. I said, 'Devi, can I ask you one question?'..."
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Sat, 17 March 2018:
Fighting Against Misconception
"It is very difficult to preach in India. This year my preaching was actually against what Narottam Das Thakur told because Narottam Das Thakur told in one way and people use it in another way, they do Nama-aparadh..."
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Fri, 16 March 2018:
Deserve, Then Desire
"For service, you can accept anything, and anything can happen, but a fellow came and said, 'I want to be a trustee right now!' I told him, 'Prabhu, is it necessary to be a trustee to serve the temple?!'"
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Thu, 15 March 2018:
"I am not a politician, I am a straight person. Telling one thing and doing another thing behind—I cannot do that. If your enemy is in front of you, it is OK, you know he is your enemy, you can fight; but if it is like Vibhisan, or like Mir Jafar, then it is very difficult."
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Wed, 14 March 2018: (Sri Papa Vimochani Ekadasi paran is between 5:53-9:49 a.m.)
No Compromise
"I do not know any other conception, but my conception is very easy. If somebody is my godbrother and they are against me, that is not a problem, I can tolerate it, but if somebody is against my Guru, how shall I compromise with them?"
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Invitation to Festival
in Honour of Disappearance of
Om Vishnupad Jagad Guru Sri Srimad
Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj

Dear respected Devotees, Friends and Well-Wishers,

We are offering obeisance at your holy lotus feet and on behalf of His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj humbly extend an invitation to you to join our Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math in the devotional programme in honour of the disappearance of our most worshippable and beloved Om Vishnupad Jagad Guru Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj which manifests on 28 March this year. We kindly invite you to participate in the special programme of glorification, worship, kirtan, prasad distribution, and other devotional activities to be held on this auspicious day.

We shall feel blessed to have your association and presence at the festival in India or at any of our affiliated centres worldwide.

For enquiries
Phone: +91 97-3211-3285


Tue, 13 March 2018: (Sri Papa Vimochani Ekadasi)
"Sometimes I am lying down and thinking what does Kali Maharaj want? What does Gurudev want? What does Guru Maharaj want?"
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Sri Ekadasi Guidance
Guidelines on how to observe and honour this holy day: Ekadasi takes an indispensible part in the life of a sincere practitioner. At Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Ekadasi and paran are observed with affection and without fail according to the dates given in the Calendar.

"Sri Ekadasi" (Sri Sri Prema Vivarta)
"One day, Gaurahari left the Gundicha Temple and sat in the Jagannath Vallabha garden. It was pure Ekadasi, and the Lord spent the whole day and night chanting the Name of Krishna..."

SONG: Suddha-bhakata | শুদ্ধ ভকত-চরণ-রেণু
"I carefully observe the holy days related to Madhava, they are the mother of devotion."

SONG: Sri hari-vasare | শ্রীহরি-বাসরে হরি
"On the holy day of Sri Hari, Sriman Mahaprabhu, the life and soul of the universe, began dancing..."


"Observing Ekadasi" (by Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj)
"Ekadasi Vrata: Make Your Guru Happy" (by Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj)
"No Other Shelter" (by Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj)
"Mahadvadasi" (by Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj)
"Ekadasi and liberation" (by Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj)
"Ekadasi Tithi: One of the Practices" (by Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj)





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Sri Sri Prema-Vivarta
“Every human being—if they have faith—is qualified to chant the Name.”


Step Forward
'Krishna is always waiting for our service, but the main thing that we must understand is that we must not only say we are disciples of Mahaprabhu, you will get the result when you follow His instruction, follow His advice.'




22. (Thu) Appearance of Sripad Ramanuja Acharya and Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Hriday Bon Maharaj.

24. (Sat) Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vilas Tirtha Maharaj.

25. (Sun) Sri Rama Navami. Fast until noon. Appearance at noon of Sri Ramachandra.

27. (Tue) Kamada Ekadashi. Fast.

28. (Wed) Paran between 5:48 and 9:42 a.m. Festival in honour of the disappearance of Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Ashtottara-shata-sri Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj.

31. (Sat) Purnima. Vasanta Rasa of Sri Krishna. Rasa Yatra of Sri Balaram. Appearance of Srila Vamshi Vadanananda Thakur and Srila Shyamananda Prabhu.



5. (Thu) Disappearance of Sripad Krishnadas Babaji Maharaj.

7. (Sat) Disappearance of Srila Abhiram Thakur.

10. (Tue) Disappearance of Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur.

11. (Wed) Disappearance of Sriyukta Saurindranath Bhakti Varidhi Prabhu.

12. (Thu) Varuthini Ekadashi. Fast.

13. (Fri) Paran between 5:24 and 9:20 a.m.

16. (Mon) Amavasya. Appearance of Srila Gadadhar Pandit Goswami.

17. (Tue) Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Aloka Paramahamsa Maharaj.

18. (Wed) Gaura Tritiya. Beginning of 21 days Chandan Yatra of Sri Sri Jagannathdev. Aksaya Tritiya: a good day to start some works. Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vichar Jajavar Maharaj.

20. (Fri) Appearance of Sripad Shankar Acharya. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vilas Gabhastinemi Maharaj.

22. (Sun) Jahnu Saptami. Sri Jahnavi Puja (Sri Ganga Puja).

24. (Tue) Gaura Navami. Appearance of Sri Nityananda-shakti, Sri Jahnava Devi, and Sri Rama-shakti, Sri Sita Devi.

26. (Thu) Mohini Ekadashi. Fast.

27. (Fri) Paran between 5:12 and 7:55 a.m.

29. (Sun) Sri Nrisimha Chaturdashi: appearance day of Sri Nrisimhadev. Full fast until after sunset, then no grains (anukalpa).

30. (Mon) Purnima. Sri Nrisimha Chaturdashi paran between 5:10 and 5:49 a.m. Sri Krishna's Phul Dol and Salila Bihar. Buddha Purnima: appearance day of Lord Buddha. Disappearance of Srila Parameshvari Das Thakur. Appearance of Srila Srinivas Acharya.



1) Criticise sadhus, Vaishnavs
2) Consider Lord Siva and gods to be independent of Lord Krishna
3) Consider Guru to be an ordinary mortal man
4) Criticise scriptures
5) Interpret the Name with the help of a dictionary, etc.
6) Consider the Name imaginary.
7) Sin and chant to remove the sin.
8) Consider chanting equal to pious activities.
9) Instruct faithless people in chanting, inattentive chanting.
10) Remain attached to things, your body, etc.


'He is the eternal shelter of the souls surrendered unto Sri Gaura and the Guru of the world. He is dedicated to the service of his Guru, Srila Gaura Kisor, and completely devoted to Srila Bhakti Vinod. Eternally I offer my obeisance to my master's feet.'


All paraphernalia, even the temple itself, is Nityananda Prabhu, the Lord Himself.