The Sevaites of Sri Rupanuga Bhajan Ashram

Rupanuga Bhajan Ashram

The Rūpānuga Bhajana Āśrama was first inaugeratated by Śrīla B.G. Narasiṅgha Mahārāja in Vṛndāvana-dhāma in 1990, and was reestablished again by his godbrother, Śrīla Bhakti Kiśora Āraṇya Mahārāja, and disciples of Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja in 2020.

The Rūpānuga Bhajana Āśrama is situated in Madana-mohana Ghera in Vṛndāvana under the benign shelter of the āśrama Deities, Śrī Śrī Guru-Gaurāṅga Gāndhārvikā-Govindasundara and Śrī Girirāja who are worshipped by the devotees here. Read more…

Essays on Gauḍīya siddhānta and more

  • This important article from 1939, published in the Gauḍīya magazine after the disappearance of Sarasvatī Ṭhākura, consists of a series of questions and answers between a householder disciple of Sarasvatī Ṭhākura and Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja concerning guru-godbrother relations, succession, and guru-tattva. In the original Bengali, some sections of the article were given emphasis with bold text and we have maintained the same formatting in the English version. This article was translated into English by Swami B.V. Giri and Sanātana Dāsa. (Note: The title ‘Prabhupāda’ in this article refers to Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura)

    By Published On: January 27, 202349.2 min read
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  • In 'Lost Ancient Technology' Kalki Dasa argues that the technology of ancient civilisations such as Vedic India may have been more advanced than is currently believed, and that this idea has been dismissed by establishment science due to biases and a belief in linear evolution under the sway of Eurocentricism.

    By Published On: January 20, 202313.7 min read
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  • In verses 37 to 40 of Prema Dhāma Deva Stotram by Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja, Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu's travels to Prayāga and Vraja are described. In particular, His feelings of separation and the famous verse of Śri Mādhavendra Purīpāda are explained in detail by Swami B.V. Giri.

    By Published On: January 13, 202317 min read
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  • In this short article, ‘The Colour for Sannyāsīs’ from December 2010, Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja describes the original colour of the cloth used by sannyāsīs in the line of Sarasvatī Ṭhākura and how in modern times, this has become obsolete.

    By Published On: January 6, 20232.7 min read
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  • 'Śrī Guru-viraha Ṣaṭakam - Six Verses in Separation from Śrī Guru' is a composition written in sanskrit by Swami B.V. Giri on the day of Śrīla Bhakti Gaurava Narasiṅgha Mahārāja's disappearance.

    By Published On: December 30, 20221.9 min read
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From Rupanuga Bhajan Ashram

  • Pictures of two new calves in the Rupanuga Bhajan Ashram Goshala. One bull-calf named Rudra was born on Ṣaṭ-tilā Ekādāśī this month to our cow Sunadā, and a girl-calf named Dutī was born on Vasanta Pañcamī to our cow Bahulā.

    Published On: January 30, 2023
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  • Pictures of Vasanta Pañcamī (Spring Season) Deity Darshan in Rupanuga Bhajan Ashram. Their lordships Gaura Gāndharvikā-Govindasundara

    Published On: January 27, 2023
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  • This Audiobook rendition of Śrī Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Upadeśāmṛta (The Nectar of Instruction) is presented along with the illuminations (commentary) of Śrīla B.R. Śrīdhara Mahārāja. It includes narration of the original Devanāgarī and translations of each verse, the illuminations by Śrīla B.R. Śrīdhara Deva Gosvāmī Mahārāja, an extensive introduction delineating the history of the Upadeśāmṛta, and brief biographies of Śrī Rūpa Gosvāmī and Śrīla Śridhara Mahārāja.

    Published On: January 2, 2023
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  • Photos from the tirobhava-tithi (disappearance observance) of Śrīla Bhakti Gaurava Narasiṅgha Mahārāja at Rupanuga Bhajan Ashram. Devotees were fortunate to hear remembrances of Guru Mahārāja and discussions on guru-tattva from Śrīpāda Vana Mahārāja, Śrīpāda Āraṇya Mahārāja and Dhīra-Lalitā Mātājī.

    Published On: December 31, 2022
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  • Gauranga Vani Publishers is happy to announce the publication of 'Prākṛta-rasa Śata-Dūṣaṇī - One Hundred Condemnations of Material Rasa' by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswatī Ṭhākura with the commentary of Śrīla Bhakti Gaurava Narasiṅgha Mahārāja. This book includes the original Bengali verses and word for word translation of each verse, and brief biographies of Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda and Śrīla Bhakti Gaurava Narasiṅgha Mahārāja.

    Published On: December 29, 2022
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