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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Lord Nrsimhadeva’s Appearance Day

  A lecture delivered by Srila Gour Govinda Swami in Bhubaneswar 14 May, 1995 on Lord Nrsimhadeva’s appearance day. It was appearing like a flower garland on the chest of Nrsimhadeva. It seems as if a lion had killed an elephant. So many of Hiranyakasipu’s soldiers came out to fight against the Lord, but the […]

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Srila Prabhupada Uvaca

Lord Nrsimhadeva appeared for the benefit of all human society, not only for Prahlada’s personal benefit. The fierce form of Lord Nrsimhadeva may appear most awful to a nondevotee, but to the devotee the Lord is always affectionate as He is in other forms. Conditioned life in the material world is actually extremely fearful; indeed, […]

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The Exalted Bhakta-bhagavata

Śrī Śrīmad Gour Govinda Swami Mahārāja The Exalted Bhakta-bhāgavata   This publication, The Exalted Bhakta-bhāgavata – a condensed version of his remarkable life – is a humble offering to our most beloved spiritual master Śrīla Gour Govinda Swami Mahārāja to commemorate twenty years (1997 – 2017) of publishing his divine words and glories by Tattva […]

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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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Remembering Sripad Fakir Mohan Prabhu

“This IS Krishna-Prem!” It was in the year 2006, ten years ago. I was serving Fakir Mohan Prabhu in the Srila Goura Govinda Maharaj Seva Asram near the Krishna-Balaram temple in Bhubaneswar. I remember how one pujari would sometimes bring prasadam from the temple and hand it over to me. One day the pujari visited […]

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Sripad Dr. Fakir Mohan Das Prabhu Passes Away

Professor Sripad Dr. Fakir Mohan Das Prabhu Passes Away A very wonderful Gaudiya Vaisnava, Sanskrit scholar and member of the spiritual family of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura His Grace Sripad Fakir Mohan Das Prabhu has left this world on 18 November 2016 in Bhubaneswar. He was the dear friend of our beloved Gurudeva His Divine Grace […]

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