Swami B.R. Sridhar

Sri Lalita-devi and Srimati Radharani

Whoever Lalita-devi meets in Vraja-dhama, she requests them to join her own party. And when they come, “Yes, come with me.” At once she is giving admission. “Come! Join the service of Radharani.” She is canvassing to look after the interests of Radharani. Such intense attention to the service of Radharani is never found anywhere else. Lalita-devi sometimes even chastises Krsna boldly. She takes risks by reproaching Krsna, “You do not know the dignity of my Mistress.”Sometimes Radharani feels ashamed within Her mind. She thinks, “What does He say about Me?” Lalita-devi replies, “This shame is very bad. You just sit quietly. You do not know Your own interest. I know what is Your interest, Your position.

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SIKSASTAKAM VERSE 3

Through Krishna consciousness we have connected with the highest object of life, the highest fulfillment of life—what price are we ready to pay for that? It is inconceivable. Whatever little demands may be expected from us, we must accept with a smiling face, considering the highest goal. If we are really confident, if we have faith in our bright future, then we can gladly pay what little price nature wants to take from us.

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Oh Baba! Bolacche-re!

In spite of daily hearing the warning bells of the thunderous declarations from Sri Gaudiya Matha and witnessing all kinds of endeavors by the matha residents to instill and nurture within our hapless sick minds the seeds of nectarean hari-katha, and endeavoring to establish a loving connection with God – still there is a gulf of difference between that which we are knowingly rejecting in favor of some other illusory charm!

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Slow and Steady

amāninā mānadena kīrtanīyaḥ sadā hariḥ We should take resort to kīrtan always, but Mahāprabhu recommends that our attitude should be such: tṛṇād api sunīcha, taror api sahiṣṇu, amānī mānada. It is generally upwards, all towards high. Our attitude will be humble,...

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Levels of God Realisation

The gradation of transcendental realisation has been explained by Srila Sanatan Goswami in his book Brhad Bhagavatamrta. There we find that in the course of the realisation of suddha-bhakti, pure devotional service, the great sage Narad Muni is visiting different places. First, he encounters karma-misra bhakti, or devotional service mixed with fruitive activities.

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SRI SRI PREMA DHAMA DEVA STOTRAM

by Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj A unique compilation of Sanskrit verses that contain most Pastimes of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, written by Om Vishnupad Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj. Sri Sri Prema Dhama Deva Stotram has...

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FORBEARANCE

By His Divine Grace Srila B.R. Sridhara Dev Gosvami Maharaja, We should not think that our path will be very smooth. So many troubles may come from outside. In India, when you go out in the streets with the kirtana party, so many may come and say, “You monkeys!...

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TAKING THE NAME OF RADHARANI

Even when taking the Holy Name of Radharani, we give some pranama . “Oh, please forgive me, I am not qualified to take Your Holy Name, I am not qualified. I am trying to say so much. With my small tongue, I am taking Your Holy Name. Forgive me, forgive me, I have got...

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I do not make any show of Jhulana-Yatra

 by Srilla B.R. Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj Excerpt from the article: Fools Rush In Where Angels Fear To Tread (Referring to Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur:) So, for us, such strict behavior he has shown. And we also do that, especially myself. At so many...

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Srila B.R. Sridhar Remembers

Before this, Prabhupad had wanted me to go for preaching to
London, but I said, “I am not fit for this—I can’t follow their accent,
and I don’t have the tendency to mix with them very closely. So you
will spend money to send me, but I won’t be able to show any satisfactory result.

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