From the new book Vedic Dharma and the Grhastha-ashrama by Srila Gour Govinda Swami […] A pure devotee is never agitated, kama krsnarpane, because he is completely engaged in the loving service of Krsna. He does not have the urge of lust. Haridas Thakura had developed krsna-prema and was engaged in giving pleasure to the […]
Installation of Srila Gour Govinda Swami’s Murti in Bali at his Vyasa-puja celebration, 2011.
by Nimai Pandit das – Suddha-nama Bhajan is a collection of lectures on chanting the holy name delivered by His Divine Grace Srila Gour Govinda Swami. It was first printed in 1997. While residing in Bhubaneswar and listening to Guru Maharaja speaking on different occasions on the topic of chanting the Maha-mantra, the idea came […]
30.08.2011 by Nimai Pandit dasa Before we left for Bali we heard that Gurudeva was always very happy while staying there, Gurudeva called Bali his second home. The Balinese people daily prepare many offerings, actually the whole island does puja, we named Bali Puja-loka. During our visit in Bali we noticed that the Balinese devotees have […]
Printed in the Vyasa Puja book offered to Srila Gour Govinda Swami in Bhubaneswar, 29th August, 2011. Srila Gour Govinda Swami gave this lecture on Caitanya Caritamrta on the subject of Sisyatva, discipleship, in Bhubaneswar on 18 March, 1993. (Fullscreen reading recommended) [scribd id=63571559 key=key-k4gwc9e7y8531csq7tl mode=list]
Bhubaneswar, India – 1995 This was a tape made by Nimai Pandit Prabhu of Gurudeva replying to some questions made by Anuradha dasi. She writes: “I asked him about his feeling pain and about eating devotees remnants.” Here is what was on the tape: Srila Gurudeva: Don’t take the remnants of someone who is not […]
Srila Gurudeva starts his delivery of the morning class by properly glorifying the Srimad Bhagavatam, citing many slokas and songs from our acaryas, which establish the ultimate goal of life and the process to attain it.
Encountering the Krsnalingita Vigraha is an intimate account by Nimai Pandit dasa, Srila Gour Govinda Swami’s personal secretary of several years. He speaks about the early years in Bhubaneswar and his first meeting with this pure devotee of the Lord, who later became his spiritual master. “… From what I can understand, the Babaji was […]
Krsnalingita Vigraha – “One who is always embraced by Krsna” The Authorised Life Story In this detailed account of the life of Srila Gour Govinda Swami, by his personal secretary of several years, the reader learns about the exalted nature of the pure devotee of the Lord; a life of devotion & prayer, and his […]
After returning from the GBC meetings at Sri Mayapur-dham, where it was voted that the jiva falls from Vaikuntha, Srila Gour Govinda Maharaja clarifies by explaining the verse: tarko ‘pratiṣṭhaḥ śrutayo vibhinnā nāsāv ṛṣir yasya mataḿ na bhinnam dharmasya tattvaḿ nihitaḿ guhāyāḿ mahājano yena gataḥ sa panthāḥ “‘Dry arguments are inconclusive. A great personality whose […]
Australia — 30 September, 1992 In this beautiful class, Srila Gour Govinda Swami explains the ultimate goal of human life, in his ever so unique delivery of the message of Gaura.
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 […]