I got a phone call at 4:00 PM ; from my once mentor in Bhakti from an erstwhile Gaudiya Mutt connection. When I started my bhakti path approximately a decade ago ; this mentor of mine had a great influence on me. He was (is now also) very passionate about Bhakti ; the movement of Lord Caitanya and the movement of Srila Prabhupada Bhaktisiddhanta and Srila A.C Bhaktivedanta Prabhupada. As I heard him on phone today I rolled back a decade ago when Continue reading “Distributing Love of Godhead”
Month: April 2016
Questions and Answers
So how to cleanse your heart and create conducive environment?
By restricting oneself…by having minimum interaction with the visible world around us. By accepting oneself as a sadhaka with only one desire “When will my desire to serve you Oh divine couple be fulfilled? “. This desire if stoked deeply in the heart will serve to reduce to ashes all that is non-conducive to Bhakti. Continue reading “Questions and Answers”
The original movement
Thanks to the great work carried out by Srila Bhakti Binode Thakhura , Srila Prabhupada Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakhura and above all A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. If these great masters had not carried out their work we would not have had this group. We all owe our allegiance to these great masters.
Our Ultimate destination
When we undertake Hari nama from a God-realized master of the Gaudiya Paramapara we have this surety that we are not orphans any more. That the Supreme Lord has designed for us eternal life from where there is no more fall. One who has taken Hari nama from such a master has to firmly bear this in mind and perform unabated Sadhana. When by divine arrangement ; Continue reading “Our Ultimate destination”
Realizations in Raganuga
As I sat in meditation during sadhana; certain realizations crept in , in connection with Bhakti. As we know the various stages in Bhakti are Shraddha, Sadhu Sanga, Bhajana Kriya, Anartha Nivritti, Nishta, Ruci, Asakti, Rati, Bhava, Prema
That shraddha in Sri Gurudeva is sufficient to transport one to the spiritual realm.
Sadhu Sanga: Continue reading “Realizations in Raganuga”