Srila Giri Maharaja – One Class, Twenty-seven Minutes, Twenty-one Topics, All Problems Solved: Zero Doubts

What follows below is an excerpt from a class on Bhagavad-gita chapter 9, verse 34. It was delivered by His Divine Grace Srila Bhativedanta Swami Prabhupada on August 3, 1976 at his New Mayapura farm in France.

The following twenty-one topics were covered in their entirety in the short span of twenty-seven minutes.

Material happiness v. real happiness, love of Krishna v. mundane love, the “process” of Krishna consciousness, fall down, factory work, Krishna maintains His devotees, personal endeavor, no service is beyond your means, doing business, how to become free from material desires, “Does Krishna punish the impure?”, you cannot violate ‘nature’s law’, scientists’ endeavor=foolishness-rascaldom, one Read More...

Srila Giri Maharaja “Where is Mr. Gosh?”

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To: Kamala Krishna das
From: B.K. Giri
Date: Jan 21, 2009

Dear Prabhu Kamal Krishna,

My dandavat pranams.

Listening to the recordings of Srila Sridhara Maharaja today this appeared:

82.11.05.C_82.11.06.A @ 15:45

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Srila Sridhara Maharaja – “One day Achyutananda interviewed with me and asked some question about the Holy Name, Divine Name, and I replied; and he took notes and “Back to Godhead” sent an article that there is mention of Charaka, Charaka Rshi, the ancient doctor; the medicine of Charaka. His example I quoted there… His opinion about epedemic. He has written a book, that when, in the name of justice, the court pleaders, advocates, they are supposed to help the justice. But when they, themselves, do injustice, Read More...

Srila Giri Maharaja: “If We Take Srila Swami Maharaja’s Name, That is Enough for Us”

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Today, in remembrance of Srila Govinda Maharaja’s disappearance, I wanted to hear how he described the disappearance of a Vaishnava Acharya. I chose the following recording for us to listen to:
SGM on SP Disappearance 1995
The first ten minutes or so of the recording have some distracting noise, but Srila Gurudeva’s voice can still be heard and his message is loud and clear.

@7:25
… Swami Maharaja was taking me for preaching and he is sitting down [lower] and giving me the chair of the Vyasasana … I am reading Sanskrit slokas and Swami Maharaja is giving a lecture over that commentary. In this way he is preaching. Any instrument he is getting, like me, he is using for his preaching purpose. This is my feeling. He is using me, he used Guru Maharaja Read More...

2/26/14: Srila Giri Maharaja Audio – Odessa Public Lecture (Шрила Гири Махарадж Аудио – Одесса Публичная лекция)

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Odessa Lecture 2/26/14

Srila Giri Maharaja meets with local devotees and guests in Odessa, Ukraine. Recorded February 26, 2014.

Шрила Гири Махарадж встретился с местными преданными и гостей в Одессе, Украина. Записи 26 февраля 2014.

2/23/14: Srila Giri Maharaja Audio – Odessa Public Lecture (Шрила Гири Махарадж Аудио – Одесса Публичная лекция)

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Odessa Lecture 2/23/14

Srila Giri Maharaja meets with local devotees and guests in Odessa, Ukraine. Recorded February 23, 2014.

Шрила Гири Махарадж встретился с местными преданными и гостей в Одессе, Украина. Записи 23 февраля 2014.

2/22/14: Srila Giri Maharaja Audio – Odessa Public Lecture (Шрила Гири Махарадж Аудио – Одесса Публичная лекция)

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Odessa Lecture 2/22/14

Srila Giri Maharaja meets with local devotees and guests in Odessa, Ukraine. Recorded February 22, 2014.

Шрила Гири Махарадж встретился с местными преданными и гостей в Одессе, Украина. Записи 22 февраля 2014.

2/20/14: Srila Giri Maharaja Audio – Odessa Public Lecture (Шрила Гири Махарадж Аудио – Одесса Публичная лекция)

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Odessa Lecture 2/20/14

Srila Giri Maharaja meets with local devotees and guests in Odessa, Ukraine. Recorded February 20, 2014.

Шрила Гири Махарадж встретился с местными преданными и гостей в Одессе, Украина. Записи 20 февраля 2014.

2/15/14: Srila Giri Maharaja Audio – Odessa Public Lecture (Шрила Гири Махарадж Аудио – Одесса Публичная лекция)

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Odessa Lecture 2/15/14

Srila Giri Maharaja meets with local devotees and guests in Odessa, Ukraine. Recorded February 15, 2014.

Шрила Гири Махарадж встретился с местными преданными и гостей в Одессе, Украина. Записи 15 февраля 2014.