A phrase commonly heard from 2nd Amendment proponents/gun owners regarding the government taking their guns is “They’ll have to pry it from my cold dead hands.” It sounds good but the prying loose of guns from the hands has been going on for decades while the hands are still warm. As you know, in my opinion it will continue. So long as the guns are removed incrementally the government will get its way. In the end those who would resist to the point of death are few and far between, on the high side I would guess less than 5% of gun owners would fight to their… Read More... “Srila Giri Maharaja – “Dealing with the modern day Kamsas, Putanas, Kaliyas, etc.””
I want to share these photos with you. They are not perfect, far from it, but the devotional mood — of Srimati Lila Sundari Devi — reflected in them, as she is offering gifts to Srila Govinda Maharaja on his appearance day, is perfect.
“She is my guru. Her devotional mood is worshipable by me.” — Srila Govinda Maharaja
Please accept my humble dandavat pranamas in remembrance of our Divine Masters.
I received both your recent emails with 62 new transcripts & quoted slokas.
I forwarded all to Sriman Gokulananda to post on our website.
Srila Sridhara Maharaja produced an amazing body of work in both quality and quantity.
Srila Bhakti Vinoda Thakura mentioned the theory that the Bhagavatam was the work of several “Vyasadevas” who each added to the text in succession rather than just one original Vyasa of 5,000 yrs. ago producing the entire work.
Please accept my blessings and well wishes in remembrance of my Divine Masters.
After some time, I listened to your lectures and distributed them. Then my friends attacked me, threatened hell, etc.
We must follow the Absolute Truth wherever He leads us. He wants and demands that His devotees will not compromise their surrender to Him in any way. This often means, as Srila Sridhara Maharaja stated it, “By His will, friends may turn into foes, and foes may turn into friends.”:
To inspire interest in thoughtful analysis of ideas presented as Gaudiya siddhanta but are actually antithetical to it, which we must identify and confront on a regular basis during our preaching activities, I am introducing what Srila Prabhupada Swami Maharaja termed a “transcendental competition.”
“I understand from Karandhara that you will be setting up another ISKCON Press in Los Angeles to engage our New York Press in transcendental competition for printing my books. Competition and profiteering spirit are always there in the living entity. It is not that they can be artificially… Read More... “Srila Giri Maharaja “A Transcendental Competition””
Please accept my humble obeisances in remembrance of my Divine Masters.
I am a researcher, doing religion studies at the Ukrainian Catholic University, so the first interest is of this intention.
Prabhu, in Christian theology what is the term for a person who, once a Christian, turns away from Christ? Is the term not “heretic” or, perhaps, apostate? A heretic is one that believes in or practices heresy, which is defined as follows:
(Srila AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaja Prabhupada in Melbourne)
To my friends in the grhasta-ashrama.
My dandavats Sriman Uddharan.
By chance after advising you not to take advantage of your gentle wife’s no fighting stance I happened to read this demand of Srila Prabhupada upon a bride to be (“I do promise to always serve and obey my husband . . . ”):