Guru is Always There

This is from a Srimad Bhagavatam class at New Talavan in USA on 17 June 1994 Devotee: Seeing as Guru’s discipline is required to control the stupid mind what should the disciple do when the Guru passes away (to get that instruction)? Srila Gour Govinda Swami: Are! You are a fool!! (To think Guru passes […]

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Mahaprabhu and Peacock Feather Explained

(from The Embankment of Separation; Gopal Jiu Publications, reg. Netherlands) Can you put a flute on Gaura? Although He is Krsna, you cannot put a flute on Gaura. Similarly, how can you put a peacock feather on He who is crying for Krsna, like Radharani? His mood will be disturbed. Although He is Krsna, Gaura’s […]

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The Origin of the Jiva

(In 1994 HH Rasananda Swami wrote to Srila Gour Govinda Maharaja asking about his own understanding on the subject of the Origin of the Jiva.) His Divine Grace replied to his letter, “The resolution that you have quoted has been passed by our GBC, and as such it is meant for all of the members […]

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