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Taking Care of Bhakti-Lata

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 […]

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Disappearance Day Gour Govinda Swami

The Holy Disappearance Day of Śrī Śrīmad Gour Govinda Swami As a humble offering for this most auspicious occasion Tattva Vicara Publications is offering two publications.  The first publication, Guru-sevā is Everything, is a wonderful lecture by Śrī Śrīmad Gour Govinda Swami about the importance of the service to a bona fide Vaiṣṇava guru. Below is […]

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Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda Appearance Day

Today we celebrate the holy appearance day of our great-grand spiritual master,  His Divine Grace Oṁ Viṣṇupāda Paramahaṁsa Parivrājakācārya 108 Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda   Phenomenal Dissociation by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda  When we keep eternal, blissful knowledge (sat-cit-ānanda) in the forefront of our perception, dissociation from undesirable things will serve a great purpose […]

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Sri Advaita Acarya’s Roaring Call

Advaita Ācārya’s Roaring Call A lecture delivered by Śrī Śrīmad Gour Govinda Swami Mahārāja  on 25th January 1996 in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa.   Today we are observing Advaita Ācārya’s appearance day, which is on saptami tithi in the month of Māgha. Advaita Ācārya appeared first, then He made Mahāprabhu, Kṛṣṇa, appear. By Advaita Ācārya’s calling […]

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Bhaktivinoda Thakur’s Radha-Madhava Reappear

 The Reappearance of  Śrī Śrī Rādhā – Mādhava  The Discovery of the Ancestral Deities of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Click here:07 Track 07 Jaya Radha-Madhava The song “Jaya Radha-Madhava” written by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura was a favourite of Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, who would sing it every day just before his public lectures. A Brief History Five hundred […]

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Śrīla Prabhupāda’s Society without Envy

Śrīla Prabhupāda’s Society without Envy As a humble offering for the disappearance day festival of His Divine Grace Śrīla AC Bhaktivendanta Swami Prabhupāda Founder-Acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Tattva Vicara Publications is presenting a booklet with a lecture on Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 4.8.34, given by Śrī Śrīmad Gour Govinda Swami Mahārāja on 21 February 1995, in Śrīdhāma Māyāpur. […]

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Radhastami

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 […]

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Sri Vyasa-puja Mahotsava 2016

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.

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Srila Prabhupada’s Appearance Day

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, […]

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