Srila Govinda Maharaja “Kolkata Morning Talk (12/27/92)”

Kolkata Morning Talk (12/27/92)

This recording of Srila Govinda Maharaja was made on 12/27/92 in Kolkata, India. Includes a lengthy discussion about Srila Narottama Dasa Thakura’s initiation from Sri Lokanatha Goswami after pleading with him 17 times to be accepted as his disciple. Narottama being invested with Mahaprabhu’s Prema which he left on the bank of the Padma river across from Narottama’s house when calling him, “Narottama, Narottama, Narottama”. The origin (Jiva Goswami) of the titles for Srinivasa, Shyamananda and Narottama, Acharya, Prabhu and Thakura respectively and the story of their taking the writings of the Goswamis by bullock cart from Vrndavana to Bengal after being stolen in Bengal by a king Viram Vhir, outwardly a devotee of Krishna, inwardly Read More...

Srila Govinda Maharaja “Miami 1992″ Part 1 – Arrival

“Miami 1992″ Part 1

This lecture was recorded in Miami on the evening of July 16, 1992 during Srila Govinda Maharaja’s first world tour. At file position 45m30s-47m05s Includes discussion of how a person with material tongue and senses can chant the transcendental Maha Mantra. “Mahaprabhu said, ‘Service to the Vaishnava, service to Guru can give you that transcendental form and, through that you can chant Hare Krishna Maha Mantra and you can do seva.

Then the first necessity is to do service, to give your service to Guru Vaishnava. And through that you will get everything. Your form must become transcendental. And, another way you can see in the scripture, in Chaitanya Charitamrta, “diksa-kale bhakta kare atma-samarpana, sei-kale krsna tare kare atma-sama sei deha Read More...