Rādhāṣṭamī-Mahā-Mahotsava The Appearance of Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī A lecture delivered by Śrī Śrīmad Gour Govinda Swami Mahārāja on the 2nd September 1995, Gadai- Giri, India. Pārvati again inquired at the lotus feet of Śivajī, “Why is Rādhārāṇī not opening Her eyes?” Śivajī said, “O Devī, that is a very wonderful story. When Lord Hari wanted to […]
Sri Vyasa–Puja Mahotsava The holy appearance day festival of His Divine Grace Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja As a humble offering Tattva Vicara Publications presents a small booklet that gives an appraisal on the symptoms of a pure devotee through the wisdom of the ancient Vedic Arts.
The Holy Appearance Day of His Divine Grace Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda Mahārāja When Nanda Maharaja is observing a great festival for the appearance day of his beloved son, Śrī Kṛṣṇa, that very day Kṛṣṇa’s very dear devotee, very intimate devotee, His own man, has appeared. What is the necessity of the Vaiṣṇavas coming here? Sādhu-vaiṣṇavas, […]
Śrī Kṛṣṇa Janmāṣṭami (A lecture delivered by Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja on Śrī Kṛṣṇa Janmāṣṭami 18th August 1995 in Bhubaneswar, India.) The Bhāgavata says, to hear this transcendental līlā-kāhāṇī of Bhagavān Kṛṣṇa is all-auspicious. If you hear with full faith and concentrated attention, all of the material contamination in your heart will be […]
Taking Care of Bhakti-Latā A brilliant lecture on Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 8.50-57 by Śrī Śrīmad Gour Govinda Swami Mahārāja. Given on the 5th December, 1991 in Bhubaneswar, India. The significance of Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma – plough and flute – is cultivation and attraction. First Lord Balarāma will use His plough and repeatedly cultivate the land. Only […]
Painting © Vrindavan Das. Used with permission. Lord Balarāma The Original Bhakta-Avatāra Evening lecture delivered by Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja 21st August, 1994 in Barcelona, Spain Today is a most auspicious day, the day that Lord Balarāma appeared. This morning we already discussed something about Lord Balarāma however I did not finish, […]
In 1991 Śrī Śrīmad Gour Govinda Swami Mahārāja established the annual Ratha-yātrā in Bhubaneswar, which is held at the same time and date as the Jagannātha Purī Ratha-yātrā. The locals come in the 10’s of thousands each year to attend this festival. He also fulfilled Srila Prabhupada’s desire for a magnificent Temple in Bhubaneswar where lord Śrī Śrī Jagannātha, Baladeva, and Subhadrā-devī give darshan to […]
The Mystery Behind Gundica-Marjana-Lila A lecture delivered by His Divine Grace Śrīla Gour Govinda Swami Mahārāja on 1st July 1992, Bhubaneswar, India. Today is the day Śrīmān Mahāprabhu exhibited His līlā of guṇḍicā-mārjana, the cleaning of Guṇḍicā Temple, and tomorrow is Ratha-yātrā. When Mahāprabhu was in Purī, He would clean the inside and outside […]
In the Association of Pure Devotees In the Association of Pure Devotees, a new book from Tattva Vicara Publications is now available as a free down load. The book is 320 pages from cover to cover. As the title explains, it is on the subject of the glories of the association of pure devotees. Some […]
Blessing in Disguise Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami speaking on Srimad-Bhagavatam 8.23.11 at Iskcon Bhubaneswar, 20th of March 1993.
Jaya Radha-Madhava Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami singing Jaya Radha-Madhava before class on 20 March 1993 in Bhubaneswar, India.