Blind Man Philosophy A class on Srimad-Bhagavatam 8.23.29 given by Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja on 23 March 1993 in Bhubaneswar, India.
Suddha-Nama Bhajana Reprinted by Popular Demand! The publication Suddha-Nama Bhajan, by our beloved Gurudeva, Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja has been reprinted by popular demand and is now available for sale in India. Suddha-Nama Bhajan, a must read for aspiring Vaisnavas, takes the reader through the three stages of chanting. The first chapter nama-aparadha […]
The Only Prayer that Everyone Should Offer yadi dāsyasi me kāmān varāṁs tvaṁ varadarṣabha kāmānāṁ hṛdy asaṁrohaṁ bhavatas tu vṛṇe varam “O my Lord, best of the givers of benediction, if You at all want to bestow a desirable benediction upon me, then I pray from Your Lordship that within the core of […]
Lord Rāma Is Ideal In All Respect A lecture on the glories of Lord Rāmacandra given by Śrī Śrīmad Gour Govinda Swami Mahārāja on 1 April 1993, in Bhubaneswar, India.
Śrī Rāma-Navamī Today is Śrī Rāma-navamī, the appearance day of Lord Rāmacandra, who appeared in the Raghu dynasty. Lord Rāmacandra was the Personality of Godhead; He exhibited superhuman activities, which no human being, including the materially advanced Rāvaṇa, could perform. Lord Rāmacandra prepared a royal road on the Indian Ocean with stones that floated on […]
The Garland of Prema-Nāma “Prema-bhakti is the essence of bhakti. If we prepare a garland of flowers, one thread is required and it is woven together. Similarly, when the question of nāma-prema-mālā comes, what is the thread of that garland? That thread is prema. The mālā is woven together with the thread of prema. It […]
Anniversary of the 20th Disappearance Day ‘duḥkha-madhye kona duḥkha haya gurutara?’ ‘kṛṣṇa-bhakta-viraha vinā duḥkha nāhi dekhi para’ Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu asked, “Of all kinds of distress, what is the most painful?” Śrī Rāmānanda Rāya replied, “Apart from separation from the devotee of Kṛṣṇa, I know of no unbearable unhappiness.” On the Holy Appearance day of […]
Inauguration ISKCON Temple Bhubaneswar Inauguration of the Deities at the Sri Sri Krishna Balarama Mandir on Nityananda Trayodasi 1991, in Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India.
Srila Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja glorifying Sri Nityananda Prabhu on His holy appearance day on 2nd of February 1996. Just a few days afterwards Maharaja went to Mayapur where he left his body and disappeared from our mortal vision.
Lord Nityānanda Trayodaśī Nityānanda Prabhu offers this pure love of Godhead, indiscriminately. It is pure love of Kṛṣṇa that is rarely obtained. He distributes this prema with two hands! Two hands! He never discriminates whether one is patita or pāmara, most degraded, qualified or not qualified. Brahmār durlabha prema, it is very difficult even on […]
The Appearance of Lord Varāha [A lecture by Śrī Śrīmad Gour Govinda Swami could not be found for this most auspicious day. Therefore we have posted the verses 3.13.15 – 51 from the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam on the appearance of Lord Varāha, with the translations and some of the purports by His Divine Grace Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami […]