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Tue, 4 October 2022

Are You Drawn to Service?
"Do you feel drawn towards service? Do you feel drawn towards the Lord? Do you feel drawn to Hari-katha? Look within yourself and see how you feel when the service to the Lord is obstructed. Is this kind of love coming to you or not?"
Download / listen to the lecture (17.2 Mb, 41 min | 18 January 2020 | Bengali)

 

—{ "Sri Gurupadpadma's Worldwide Address" }—

Festival of Sheltered Souls
"What is our goal in the age of Kali? We worship Radha-Krishna's combined form that comes in Kali-yuga as Gauranga Mahaprabhu. However, first, before worshipping Gauranga Mahaprabhu, we are to take shelter of Gurudev. First we must take shelter of Gurudev, only then will we worship Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu."
Download / listen to the audio (2.1 Mb, 5 min | 9 August 2020)

Mon, 3 October 2022

Serve with Heart and Soul
"I know these are harsh words, and you may feel upset to hear this, but I always speak straight and I have always spoken straight all my life. There is nothing for you to feel upset about. What I am saying is for your own good."
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—{ "Sri Gurupadpadma's Worldwide Address" }—

Ideal Service Mood
"In this world, there are all sorts of misconceptions prominent all over the world, but you must establish the conception of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, the conception of Srila Sridhar Maharaj, Prabhupad Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur. When you get some pleasure in your heart through service, then no matter how much disturbance comes, nothing will be able to stop you—you will still feel more and more enthusiasm, attachment and enjoyment through that service."
Download / listen to the audio (3.4 Mb, 9 min | 2 August 2020)

Sun, 2 October 2022

Exclusive Devotees Have No Complaints
"The more one serves the Lord, the more service they receive, and if somebody tries to keep away from service (if somebody shrinks from service), service gradually runs away from them."
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—{ "Sri Gurupadpadma's Worldwide Address" }—

Clear Conception
"You can read Srila Sridhar Maharaj's book Sri Sri Prapanna-jivanamritam and remind yourself of many good things (practise smaran). I have also given you books—Guidance 4, Guidance 3. You can read all these books and you can get everything in them."
Download / listen to the audio (3.4 Mb, 8 min | 2 August 2020)

Sat, 1 October 2022

Symptoms of Spiritual Practitioner
"You must understand what spiritual practice is. You must use all your senses in the service of the Lord and in the service of your Guru and Vaishnavs. If you do not do this, you will not get any result. You must try and practise very hard."
Download / listen to the lecture (17.2 Mb, 41 min | 18 January 2020 | Bengali)

 

—{ "Sri Gurupadpadma's Worldwide Address" }—

Prasadam—Pivot of Practising
"You are not to take what is not offered to the Lord. Always take prasadam, then all your diseases will be removed. Always cook with care and always make sure what you have cooked is edible. If the cook is not good, then neither Krishna, nor Gurudev will be happy."
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Fri, 30 September 2022

Eradicating Aversion
"We do not like to read, we do not get any energy—we have no enthusiasm or eagerness for service! We took initiation and received the Holy Name many years ago, but our spiritual practice is gradually diminishing. First, surrender must come. Spiritual life cannot begin without surrender."
Download / listen to the lecture (17.2 Mb, 41 min | 18 January 2020 | Bengali)

 

—{ "Sri Gurupadpadma's Worldwide Address" }—

Sweeter Than the Sweetest
"Krishna's pastimes are very sweet. Krishna's beauty, Krishna's pastimes, Krishna's love, Krishna's smile, everything about Him is sweet, sweeter, and sweeter than the sweetest..."
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Thu, 29 September 2022

Acquire Transcendental Vision
"We come here just for one day to chant some kirtan and take prasad, but it is not so simple. Taking prasad is also Krishna consciousness, but Prabhupad Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur said that if, when you take prasad, you think, 'Oh, he did not give me fried aubergine!' then this is not honouring prasad—it is only eating aubergine."
Download / listen to the lecture (17.2 Mb, 41 min | 18 January 2020 | Bengali)

 

—{ "Sri Gurupadpadma's Worldwide Address" }—

On Cows and Baladev-Tattva
"(1) Krishna likes cows, and if we can make cows happy, Krishna will always be happy. (2) Sachi Mata understood that Nityananda Prabhu was non-different from Baladev—that Baladev Himself had come as Nityananda Prabhu."
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Today in the calendar: Gaura Chaturthi. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Sripad Bhakti Dayita Damodar Maharaj (a disciple of Srila B.R. Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj and a sannyas disciple of Srila B.S. Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj).

His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj: "Even if you do not know anything about the Vaishnav mentioned in the calendar, you must still give them 'jay' on this day. We must always remember disappearance and appearance days of all Vaishnavs. If we can remember such personalities, such great souls, it will bring a great benefit to our spiritual life."

"We should always check the calendar, and when we see some dates mentioned there, even if we do not know anything about the Vaishnav or events mentioned there, we can at least give 'jay' to them—that also brings some good sukriti, some purification to us. Seeing the calendar and taking devotees' names early in the morning, from the beginning of the day, is very good for all devotees."

"Wake up, look into the calendar and give 'jay' to your Guru and Vaishnavs. Always pay obeisance to your Guru and Vaishnavs when you wake up in the morning, always give them 'jay'. Always keep faith and show respect to them. Always see the calendar—whose appearance day it is, whose disappearance day it is. Even if you cannot make a festival, at least you can give them 'jay', it will bring you benefit. When you give 'jay' to your Guru and Vaishnavs, it brings you sukriti. For example, today is the disappearance day of a Vaishnav—give 'jay' to him, remember him. We must always remember the words of Vaishnavs. If I remember the words of Vaishnavs, I get some benefit, some deposit through that."


 

Wed, 28 September 2022

Remember Where You Belong
"You must remember this line: this is the line of Sri Rupanuga. Those who practise this line in strict adherence to their Guru cannot be obstructed by anything. We must follow the Rupanuga line of Gaudiya Vaishnavs—if we step outside this line, we will not be able to attain anything."
Download / listen to the lecture (17.2 Mb, 41 min | 18 January 2020 | Bengali)

 

—{ "Sri Gurupadpadma's Worldwide Address" }—

Disciple's Core Quality
"To receive and digest chastisement, it is necessary to have tolerance. How many devotees can tolerate chastisement? Very few. When Gurudev chastises you, you must be quiet—you have no right to say a single word."
Download / listen to the audio (1.4 Mb, 4 min | 2 August 2020)

 


Today in the calendar: Gaura Tritiya. Disappearance of Sriyukta Radharani Devi Chaudurani.

His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Srila B.N. Acharya Maharaj: "Even if you do not know anything about the Vaishnav mentioned in the calendar, you must still give them 'jay' on this day. We must always remember disappearance and appearance days of all Vaishnavs. If we can remember such personalities, such great souls, it will bring a great benefit to our spiritual life."

"We should always check the calendar, and when we see some dates mentioned there, even if we do not know anything about the Vaishnav or events mentioned there, we can at least give 'jay' to them—that also brings some good sukriti, some purification to us. Seeing the calendar and taking devotees' names early in the morning, from the beginning of the day, is very good for all devotees."

"Wake up, look into the calendar and give 'jay' to your Guru and Vaishnavs. Always pay obeisance to your Guru and Vaishnavs when you wake up in the morning, always give them 'jay'. Always keep faith and show respect to them. Always see the calendar—whose appearance day it is, whose disappearance day it is. Even if you cannot make a festival, at least you can give them 'jay', it will bring you benefit. When you give 'jay' to your Guru and Vaishnavs, it brings you sukriti. For example, today is the disappearance day of a Vaishnav—give 'jay' to him, remember him. We must always remember the words of Vaishnavs. If I remember the words of Vaishnavs, I get some benefit, some deposit through that."


 

Tue, 27 September 2022

Appreciate Service
"You must do everything—every single thing is service. When it is necessary to do something and the opportunity comes to you, you should do it immediately—do not wait for others to do it. You must understand this because this is very important for our spiritual life."
Download / listen to the lecture (9.2 Mb, 19 min | 6 January 2020)

 

—{ "Sri Gurupadpadma's Worldwide Address" }—

Step Up Your Service
"We should not waste our time on our own enjoyment, we must give our time for the enjoyment and happiness of our Lord, our Gurudev. I know everybody will be working, it is Monday, the first day of the week days, but we must still do some service for Baladev Prabhu's appearance day. Remember this. If you only fast and give some flower to Gurudev, that is not sufficient."
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Guidance Vol 1
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Guidance Vol 2
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Guidance Vol 3
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Guidance Vol 4
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Sri Upadesh 1
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Sri Upadesh 2
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Sri Upadesh 3
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Sri Upadesh 4
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Sri Puri Dham
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Sri Nabadwip Dham
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Sri Nabadwip Dham Mahatmya-Mukta-Mala (English)
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Discard Your Mind
'Whether happiness comes or sadness comes, it is the same; whether your enemy comes or your friend comes it is also the same. It is not even necessary to think who is your enemy and who is your friend.'

      

 

CALENDAR FOR 09/2022

26 September (Mon). Gaura Pratipad. Appearance festival of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math's Successor Sevaite President Acharya, Ananta-sri-vibhusita Om Visnupad Paramahamsa-kula-chudamani Visva-varenya Sri Srimad Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj.

28 September (Wed). Gaura Tritiya. Disappearance of Sriyukta Radharani Devi Chaudurani.

29 September (Thu). Gaura Chaturthi. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Sripad Bhakti Dayita Damodar Maharaj.

 

CALENDAR FOR 10/2022

5 October (Wed). Gaura Dasami. Vijay Utsav of Sri Ramachandra. Appearance of Sri Madhva Acharya.

6 October (Thu). Gaura Ekadasi. Papankusha Ekadasi.

7 October (Fri). Gaura Dvadasi. Paran is at 5:34–6:49. Disappearance of Srila Raghunath Das Goswami. Disappearance of Srila Raghunath Bhatta Goswami. Disappearance of Srila Krishnadas Kaviraj Goswami.

9 October (Sun). Purnima. Sharadiya Rasa Yatra of Sri Krishna. Disappearance of Srila Murari Gupta. Beginning of Urja Vrata, Damodar Vrata, Kartik Vrata and Niyom-seva Vrata.

DAMODAR

12 October (Wed). Krishna Tritiya. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Srirup Puri Maharaj.

14 October (Fri). Krishna Panchami. Disappearance of Srila Narottam Das Thakur.

15 October (Sat). Krishna Sasthi. Disappearance of Srila Bhakti Vichar Jajavar Maharaj.

18 October (Tue). Krishna Astami. Bahulastami. Manifestation day of Sri Radha Kunda. Sannyas day of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj.

19 October (Wed). Krishna Navami. The grand 126th appearance day celebration of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math's Founder-President-Acharya, Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Ashtottara-shata-sri Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj. Appearance of Srila Virachandra Prabhu. Disappearance of Sripad Sakhi Charan Das Babaji Maharaj.

21 October (Fri). Krishna Ekadasi. Sri Rama Ekadasi.

22 October (Sat). Krishna Dvadasi. Paran is at 5:41–9:28. Festival in honour of Sri Gauranga Mahaprabhu's auspicious arrival at Sripat Panihati.

24 October (Mon). Krishna Chaturdasi. Offering and placing of lamps (or candles) on Vishnu Mandirs.

25 October (Tue). Amavasya. Dipavali. Offering and placing of lamps (or candles) on Vishnu Mandirs.

26 October (Wed). Gaura Pratipad. Sri Govardhan Puja. Grand Annakut Mahotsav ('Rice Mountain Festival') at Srila Sridhar Swami Seva Ashram (Sri Govardhan) and Sri Giriraj Govardhan Temple in Sri Gupta Govardhan (Nabadwip). Go Puja (cow-worship) and Go Krida (the pleasure of the cows).

27 October (Thu). Gaura Dvitiya. Disappearance of Srila Vasudev Ghosh Thakur. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Sarvasva Giri Maharaj. Bhratri Dvitiya krityam (festival where brothers and sisters honour each other).

29 October (Sat). Gaura Chaturthi. Disappearance of Vishva-varenya Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaj Prabhupad.

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THE TEN OFFENCES TO
THE HOLY NAME:
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.


 

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