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.

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… 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...

Thursday 5th March 2015. Sri Gaura-Purnima. Divine Appearance of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.

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Sri Gaura-Purnima. Fast all day until moonrise then no grains.
We humbly invite you to participate in the grand festival of Sri Gaura-Purnima & the start of the 530th Gaurabda year.
Celebrations will take place at SCSM Global Headquarters in New Jersey, USA and at the SCSM Global Centers in the UK and Odessa, Ukraine.
Festivities include sankirtana, readings from Chaitanya-caritamrta, discourses and anukalpa.

Please RSVP via our contact page.

Our Divine Aspiration from Beginning to Beginning, Ad Infinitum

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Subject: Re: Подношение Гуру Махараджу в День Вьяса Пуджи (Offering to Guru Maharaj Vyasa Puja Day)

Date: February 22, 2014

Dear Srimati Lakshmipriya Devi dasi,

Please accept my blessings and well-wishes.

I just finished reading your beautiful words written in glorification of Sri Guru. I was especially pleased to see your use of many authoritative references; particularly namasrestham… which covers the entire field of our divine aspiration from beginning to beginning, ad infinitum.

Srila Sridhara Maharaja has mercifully given us a very wonderful explanation of that verse which may be found in Sri Guru and His Grace:

Srila Raghunatha Dasa Goswami prays, “I only aspire after one thing. I cherish the hope that one day I may be welcomed into Read More...

Vrajanath’s Request for Secrecy…DENIED!

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Date: February 21, 2015.

Dear Sriman Vrajanath Prabhu,

Please accept my humble obeisances.

I received your most recent email which also included the previous one that I had not until now posted on our website as I was awaiting your permission to do so.

By sending this current email in full knowledge of the stipulation set out in my last email to you:

“*RESPONDING TO THIS EMAIL IN ANY WAY WILL BE ACCEPTED BY ME AS PERMISSION TO PUBLISH YOUR RESPONSE AND ALL FUTURE RESPONSES ON OUR WEBSITE.”

I understand you to have given me permission to post the entire content of this current email you just sent to me. As such, you may now see both of your most recent letters posted on our website along with a nice photo of you from one of the encampments we both attended in Zirahuen, Mexico.

I am happy Read More...

Sriman Vrajanath’s response #2 to Srila Giri Maharaja

In the letter below, Sriman Vrajanath presents his response to Srila Giri Maharaja’s letter to him dated 12/30/14 published on this website as Srila Giri Maharaja: “Setting the Terms for the Discussion

Published by permission of the author.

Subject: RE: Evidencias que demuestran que hay un solo Acharya del Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math

Date: February 20, 2015

Dear Sripad Bhakti Kiran Giri Maharaja,  please accept my dandavats.

Since my last email correspondence with you, you sent me a reply I never answered because I didn´t  agree with your demanding condition:

“*RESPONDING TO THIS EMAIL IN ANY WAY WILL BE ACCEPTED BY ME AS PERMISSION TO PUBLISH YOUR RESPONSE AND ALL FUTURE RESPONSES ON OUR WEBSITE.”

Since I never answered to this email, you have not right to publish on your website, Read More...

Sriman Vrajanath’s response #1 to Srila Giri Maharaja

In the letter below, Sriman Vrajanath presents his response to Srila Giri Maharaja’s letter to him dated 12/29/14 published on this website as One Worldwide Acharya? Sriman Vrajanatha Seeks Clarity: Srila Giri Maharaja Responds

Published by permission of the author.

On Dec 30, 2014, Asesor Tecnico  wrote:

Dear Sripad Bhakti Kiran Giri Maharaja,  please accept my dandavats.

Thanks for your answer, help and information.

Respectfully I have to say that Srila Gurudeva didn´t named six acharyas to succeed him, He named six Acharyas to cooperate and Help Nirmal Acharya M. , For me is very clear the administrative issues stated by Gurudev Govinda Maharaja on His “Last Will”, related to the Trust and their members, on Govinda´s Maharaja own words: “They have to help and cooperate with Read More...

Sunday 22nd February 2015 – The Appearance Day Celebration of Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Astottara-sata Sri Srila Bhakti Kanan Giri Maharaja.

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Dear devotees and friends, we humbly invite you to participate in the festival for the Grand Appearance Day Celebration of the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math Global President Acharya Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Astottara-sata Sri Srila Bhakti Kanan Giri Maharaj who was personally selected as an acharya of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math by his Divine Grace Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Astottara-sata Sri Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj.

Celebrations will take place at SCSM Global Headquarters in New Jersey, USA and at the SCSM Global Centers in the UK and Odessa, Ukraine.
This festival will include kirtana, discourses and other all-auspicious activities.
Please RSVP using one of the methods available.

Srila Giri Maharaja “The Mystery of Transcendental Form… “

To: Gokulananda das

From: Srila BK Giri

Date: 1/13/15

Dear Sriman Gokulananda,

Please accept my humble obeisances.

I read the wonderful report of your work with our website with great pleasure and pride.

Sometimes the Deity of Lord Jagannatha in Puri is hidden from public view and given some “nourishment” by touching up or repainting his features. When His devotees see Him again they are very happy. He, in turn, also becomes very happy.

It is a little difficult for me to describe a digital website as a Deity, a Deity must have form. The server housing the website has form, but it is not the form of the website itself. The Bhagavatam is a similar thing. It is worshiped as a Diety, but what is its actual form? It is a compendium of transcendental words and images, most of which were Read More...

Srila Giri Maharaja “A Study of Naradhamaologists, Asuraologists, and other Scientists”

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Date: 1/26/15

Dear Sriman Vrndavan,

Please accept my humble obeisances.

I am still struggling to find the time to reply to your last email regarding various means of acquiring knowledge.

From our talks in Odessa I got the impression that you have a good grasp of these subjects yourself. I think you have the capacity to provide satisfactory answers to most of the questions that arise on these topics.

In the final analysis, perfect knowledge can only be gained from a perfect man of knowledge by a perfect student in pursuit of perfect answers. That is the only viable process and it is one that ultimately entirely excludes the material senses, including the mind and intellect, as means by which to acquire perfect knowledge, of anything; be it material or spiritual.

All these subjects can be explained, Read More...