19 March 2014At Stake
"If you take initiation but do not understand properly how to practise, then your initiation is nothing. Gurudev gives the Holy Name to your heart, but if that Holy Name is not dancing in your mouth, then you can understand whether your bhajan is going forward or backward."
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26 July 2014 (Disappearance of Srila B.R. Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj)Exalted, Esteemed, and Inimitable
"We have no quality or qualification to glorify Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj. He is a super personality. Srila Sridhar Maharaj conquered, possessed the heart of Srila Prabhupad Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur through his service and devotion."
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Importance of True Guru
? July 2014The Bond with the Guru
"If you have a very strong relationship with the Guru, offences and undesirable things will gradually go away. If you have some material desire and do not want to remove it, and instead you want more and more, you will never get relief from that desire."
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to Guru's Heart
3 August 2014The day has come!
Online darshan of joy and guidance, spoken to the London devotees: "I am proud, I am happy because today with the devotees' help and strongest desire, one of the desires of Srila Gurudev is going to be fulfilled! Today is a very great day for us."
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9 August 2014Devotion Conquers—Ego Repels
Lord Balaram, Kaliya-daman Lila, Saubhari Muni, Sudama Vipra, the sun, a vessel, a drum, a pig, and a drop of water—all these are woven together to guide us towards perfect devotion.
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10 August 2015 (Sri Baladev Purnima)Asraya Vigraha Sri Baladev
"Without the shelter of Nityananda Prabhu, without the shelter of Baladev Prabhu, we cannot think about Krishna. We must understand how to serve, how to give nourishment to Baladev."
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18 August 2014 (Sri Krishna Janmastami)Sri Krishna Janmastami: Surrender and Practise Daily
Morning Skype darshan to Mauritius: "We have to understand Krishna's Pastimes. We have to be niskama bhakta: we must have no material desire, and we must not ask Krishna for anything."
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Krishna Janmastami: Path Back to Home
Sri Janmastami Programme Kirtans
Sri Janmastami Programme Kirtans
7 September 2014 (Appearance day of Srila Bhakti Vinod Thakur)Appearance Day of Srila Sachchidananda Bhakti Vinod Thakur
Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj's online darshan for the Brazilian devotees glorifying the great, outstanding Acharya of our Sampradaya: "He who increases devotion, beauty, charm, who is giving us everything—he is Bhakti Vinod Thakur!"
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Appearance Day of Srila Bhakti Vinod Thakur:
Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj's Bengali and English lecture at Sri Nabadwip Dham glorifying the grand and inconceivable contribution and personality of Sri Bhakti Vinod Thakur:
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7 September 2014 (Appearance of Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur, Bengali class)Glories of Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur
"Unless you have no ego, unless you reject jealousy, you cannot understand what Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur has given to us. Only a rupanuga (follower of Srila Rupa Goswami) can understand the glories of Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur, otherwise it is impossible."
Glories of Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur
7 September 2014 (Appearance of Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur, skype to Brazil)Extraordinary Glories of Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur
"Devotion is akinchana-guhya-vidya (sacred education, para-vidya, suddha-saraswati), and he who enhances devotion, its beauty and charm and distributes it to us is called Bhaktivinod Thakur. It is his appearance day that we are celebrating today."
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Practise with Heart
25 September 2014 (Sri Vyasa Puja of Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj)Part 1: How to See the Guru: Mercy
Clear guidance on how to understand who the Guru is, and how a sincere disciple should see the Guru: the Guru is not only a mahabhagavata (a great devotee), he is nondifferent from Krishna Himself.
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How to See the Guru: Chastity
2 October 2014(Speaking online to the devotees in Colombia)
How to get rid of bad feelings? How to know what association is bad and what association is good? And how can we become attached to service?
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See the Guru with Your
2 October 2014(Speaking online to the devotees in Ukraine)
Sri Guru: Mercy, Heart, and Service
"Through sastra, through knowledge you can understand many things, but without the mercy of the Guru you cannot observe the Guru—you cannot realise, cannot understand who the Guru is, what the Guru's position is."
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Sri Guru: Dedication
Preaching Mood and Service
5 October 2014(Speaking online to the devotees in Bogota)
The Gift of Vision
"We can observe and understand the Guru and Vaishnavs by the mercy of the Guru and Vaishnavs; otherwise just by their external appearance and external activities we cannot see who is a Vaishnav, or who is the Guru."
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Two Oceans of Pastimes
14 October 2014"Take Care of My Property"
"We are not enjoyers, we are not renunciants. When you surrender to your guru, you give this body to your Guru to serve the Lord, that is why you have no right to leave this body without food."
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16 November 2014Make a Temple in Your Heart
"You must give shelter to Radha-Krishna, Gurudev within your heart, and you can understand how wide you must open your heart to do that... You must throw your own happiness, your own life into the Ganges for the benefit of others."
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22 November 2014'Practice Makes Happy'
"You chant the Holy Name, you always remember Krishna, remember Gurudev, you always practise properly and engage yourself in service to the Lord, so Krishna always makes you happy."
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Preachers: No Free Mixing
23 November 2014Proceed Smoothly
"Try to always serve Gurudev, always keep connection with Gurudev, and always remember him and his pastimes, then everything will go smooth."
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2 December 2014Success, Attachment, Fearlessness
"Maya Devi always takes our time to engage us for herself. Success in our spiritual life depends upon the devotee—how many percent can you give to your Guru, to the Lord?"
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Chastity Is Not
3 December 2014Fulfilment of Life
"We are swimming in an ocean, and somebody throws some log into the ocean to help us reach the shore, then we must try to get there. We can try to practise—this is what Guru Maharaj, Gurudev established this Math for."
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Jagadananda Pandit's Chastity
4 December 2014Pure Line: Disciples, Quarrels, and Prasadam
"We joined the Krishna consciousness line, and our line must be very pure—we will be most humble, most tolerant, and give all honour to others. It is very important."
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5 December 2014The Guard and the Guardian
The guard: "I will keep those who are against you far away from your zone; I will not allow them to enter."
The guardian: "It is not necessary to be a very big scholar, or to be Rupa Goswami or Sanatan Goswami. It is sufficient to be a gentleman..."
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6 December 2014Service: Proof of Love
"Every year we make this festival together, and we must promise on this day: Gurudev is giving us life for one more year, and for one more year we will engage ourselves in service to our Guru."
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6 December 2014 (Bengali class)(This Bengali class can be listened to/downloaded here as a single file:)
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Rare Sincere Mood
Through Heart and Mercy
Do Not Get Drifted
Source of Our Sustenance
Understand Your Duty
7 December 2014 (Srila B.S. Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj's Vaysa Puja Adhivas)Love for Guru: Service and Commitment
"We are always busy with our own interest, with our own enjoyment, but we must understand: who do we love more, our Guru or ourselves? We must realise it for ourselves in our heart. If we love our Guru more, then we must serve more—we must give more time for our Guru."
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8 December 2014 (Srila B.S. Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj's Vaysa Puja)
Mercy Is All in All
Gurudev: His Example and Teachings
9 December 2014Sri Nadan Ghat
"This is a very auspicious place, a place of Gurudev's childhood. Here, Gurudev played and worked for a short time at the charitable dispensary. Remembering Gurudev, we come here every year on the day after his Vyasa Puja..."
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27 December 2014Strive for Your Benefit
"Chant always, day and night. As long as we do not strive for Krishna, do not strive for service, our tongue will never be able to chant. Make your tongue right first, then the Name of Krishna will dance on it."
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31 December 2014New Year Message
"It is necessary to preach, follow, and practise Krishna consciousness more. Next year, with a good heart and good health, continue your service to Gurudev."
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