Shri Krishna is the Supreme Personality of Godhead. It is stated in the Svetasvatara Upanishad (6.8) “The Supreme Lord has multipotencies, which act so perfectly that all consciousness, strength and activity are being directed solely by His will”. The material world, where we are now living, is called bahir-anga-sakti, the
First of all, Wish you a very Happy Krishna Janmashtami – The Appearance day of Lord Sri Krishna Many residents of Mathura believe that Lord Krishna appeared in Mathura, but the residents of Vrindavan know that He was born in Vraja, in Gokula. Yet Srimad-Bhagavatam states that Lord Krishna appeared in
Prayer to Lord Nrsimha (from Shri Dasavatara-stotra, p. 97) tava kara-kamala-vare nakham adbhuta-srngam dalita-hiranyakasipu-tanu-bhrngam keshava dhrta-narahari-rupa jaya jagadisa hare “O Keshava! O Lord of the universe! O Lord Hari, who have assumed the form of half-man, half-lion! All glories to You! Just as one can easily crush a wasp between
The following quotes are from His Divine Grace Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada on Lord Rama’s Appearance day. There is also a lecture (below this) by Srila Prabhupada given in Hawaii, March 27, 1969 on Lord Ramachandra’s appearance. Lectures So this process should be adopted, how to become sukrtina. Sukrti
asyaartho vivrtas tair yah sa sankshipyaa vilikhyate bhakta-rupo gaurachandro yato ‘sau nandanandanah bhakta-swarupo nityanando vraje yah sri-halayudhah bhaktaavatara acaryo ‘dvaito yah sri-sadaasivah bhaktaakhyaah srinivaasaadyaa yatas te bhakta-rupinah bhakta-shaktir dvi jaagranyah sri-gadaadhara-panditah “I shall now summarily explain the meaning of these words. In this Pancha-tattwa, the bhakta-rupa (form of a devotee)
Dear Devotees, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. ISKCON Bhagavat Mahavidyalaya wishes to invite all interested ISKCON devotees and preachers to come and experience this wonderful opportunity for sadhu-sanga in the holy land of Vrindavana, under the shelter of Govardhana. Dates: 21 – 24 August 2020
Prabhupada:Shri Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Gosvami Maharaja, my spiritual master, his advent day today. In 1922, I was at that time very much engaged in Congress activity. I was very much devout follower of Mahatma Gandhi, and at that time, I was manager also in a very big chemical concern in Calcutta.
After describing the appearance of the white Boar Incarnation that had appeared during the Svayambhuva devastation, Maitreya next described the red Boar Incarnation that had appeared during the Chakshusha devastation. Maitreya related these pastimes to Vidura in the same manner in which he had heard them long ago when Lord