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  • The following is the preface to the Upadeśāmṛta of Śrī Rūpa Gosvāmī with the illuminations of Śrīla Śrīdhara Deva Gosvāmī Mahārāja by Śrīpāda Bhakti kiśora Āraṇya Mahārāja.

    By Published On: September 30, 20223.6 min read
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  • In this week's commentary to Prema Dhāma Deva Stotram, the transcendental beauty of Śrīman Mahāprabhu is discussed, the beginning of His travels to South India, and His meeting with Śrī Rāmānanda Rāya on the banks of the Godāvarī River.

    By Published On: September 23, 202219.8 min read
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  • The following Bengali poem, in glorification of Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda, was composed by Śrīla Śrīdhara Deva Gosvāmī Mahārāja prior to his acceptance of sannyāsa, and first published in the Dainika Nadīya Prakaśa on Sunday, 11th June, 1927. This poem was translated into English by Sanātana Dāsa and edited by Swami B.V. Giri.

    By Published On: September 16, 20226.5 min read
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  • In 'Śrīla Prabhupāda – A Second Generation Devotee's Perspective', Gaura Gopāla Dāsa Brahmacārī shares his realisations about Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda as a second generation devotee in the Kṛṣṇa Consciousness movement. He discusses how, due to institutionalization, the perception of His Divine Grace can become two-dimensional, especially when there is no substantial connection through a living representative of Śrīla Prabhupāda.

    By Published On: September 9, 20229.3 min read
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  • The following is an informal talk between Śrīpāda Bhakti Kiśora Āraṇya Mahārāja and devotees at Śrī Rūpanuga Bhajana Āśrama, Vṛndāvana given on the appearance day of Śrīla Bhakti Gaurava Narasiṅgha Mahārāja on August 23rd 2022

    By Published On: September 2, 202212.8 min read
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  • In this article, Swami B.V. Giri describes in detail the characteristics of the three types of offenders to Śrī Guru - the guru-tyāgī, guru-bhogī and guru-drohī, and cites the previous ācāryas in explaining the serious offence of guru-avajñā, disobeying the order of the spiritual master.

    By Published On: August 26, 202214.6 min read
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  • ‘The Golden Age of the Saṅkīrtana Movement’ was written by Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja in 1999 in response to over-zealous devotees claiming that Śrīla Prabhupāda had been predicted in the Vedic literature and in particular, in Caitanya-maṅgala by Locana Dāsa Ṭhākura. This article was later published in the books ‘Prākṛta-rasa Āraṇya-chediṇī’ and ‘Prabhupāda Vijaya’.

    By Published On: August 19, 202215.4 min read
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  • This week's commentary to Prema Dhāma Deva Stotram by Śrīla Bhakti Rakṣaka Śrīdhara Deva Gosvāmī narrates Mahāprabhu's travels to Rāḍha-deśa, His residing in Jagannātha Purī, and His meeting with the great scholar, Vāsudeva Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya.

    By Published On: August 12, 202220 min read
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  • “Gīta Govinda Revisited” is an unpublished article written in 2010 by Śrīla B.G. Narasiṅgha Mahārāja. In this essay, Narasiṅgha Mahārāja answers a devotee’s questions concerning Jayadeva Gosvāmī’s work who asks if the warnings given by Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja and other ācāryas concerning higher literature are still relevant today. This follows another article on the same topic Gītā-Govinda of Jayadeva Gosvāmī

    By Published On: August 5, 20229.8 min read
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  • In this weeks commentary to Prema Dhāma Deva Stotram by Śrīla Bhakti Rakṣaka Śrīdhara Deva Gosvāmī, Giri Mahārāja discusses the conclusion of Mahāprabhu's vidyā-vilāsa (scholastic pastimes), His inauguration of saṅkīrtana in Navadvīpa, His defeat of the Kazi and His acceptance of sannyāsa.

    By Published On: July 29, 202221.6 min read
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Books by or with commentary Śrīla B.G. Narasiṅgha Mahārāja and Śrīla Bhakti Rakṣaka Śrīdhara Deva Gosvāmī

The Meaning of the Sannyasa Ashram - Swami B.G. Narasingha Maharaja
When Wise Men Speak Wise Men Listen - Swami B.G. Narasingha Maharaja
Prakrta-rasa Aranya Chedini - Cutting the Jungle of Misconception - Swami B.G. Narasingha Maharaja
The Authorized Sri Caitanya Saraswata Parampara Book
Bhagavad Gita
Evolution of Theism
Prākṛta-rasa Śata-dūṣaṇī (100 Condemnations of Material Rasa) - Commentary by Śrīla Bhakti Gaurava Narasiṅgha Mahārāja
Śrī Dāmodara Kathā - Swami B.G. Narasingha
Prabhupāda Vijaya
Yoga Vichar
Upadesamrta