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By VNN Staff On Monday, October 25th, 2021

The Glories of Srila Narottama dasa Ṭhakur

Srila Bhakivedanta Swami on SrilaNarottama dāsa Ṭhākura: “One devotional song by Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura states: ‘My dear Lord Caitanya, please have mercy upon me. There is no one who is as merciful More...

Bhaktiprajnana Keshava Maharaja
By VNN Staff On Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Disappearance Day of Srila Bhakti Prajnana Kesava Gosvami Maharaja

Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja (An excerpt) – October 10, 2003 Which is greater – puja (worship) or stuti (making our offerings full of love). Simply ringing bells and performing arati is not More...

By VNN Staff On Monday, October 18th, 2021

Srila Raghunatha Dasa Goswami Sochaka

In the second edition of Sri Chaitanya Saraswata Maṭh’s Sri Gaudiya-gitanjali, Srila Bhakti Sundara Govinda Deva Goswami added a series of kirtanas meant to be sung on the disappearance days of the six goswamis. More...

By VNN Staff On Sunday, October 17th, 2021

Krishna Dasa Kaviraja Goswami

Krishna Dasa Kaviraja Goswami was the author of the Chaitanya Charitamrita. There is scant information about the life of Krishna Dasa Kaviraja Goswami. Krishna Dasa was born in 1496 CE in a family of physicians More...

By VNN Staff On Friday, October 15th, 2021

Sri Madhvacharya – Dvaita School Of Philosophy

Dvaita, Advaita and Vishishtadvaita are the principal schools of Vedanta, each with its own community of followers, religious institutions and extensive philosophical literature in Sanskrit, and regional languages More...

By VNN Staff On Monday, October 11th, 2021

Sanskrit Pronunciation for ISKCON – online course

by Nityananda Dasa Hare Krishna dear devotees, please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. ISKCON has become a huge worldwide movement that consists of people from every possible country More...

By VNN Staff On Monday, September 20th, 2021

Sannyasa of Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaja

On September 17, 1959, on the second floor of the Keshavaji Math, before the Deities of Radha-Krishna and Lord Chaitanya, Srila Prabhupada, then called as Abhay Charanaravinda Dasa (after taking initiation from More...

By VNN Staff On Sunday, September 19th, 2021

The Glories of Haridas Thakur

Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja A lecture given by Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja in Florida in 2001. Come with me to Jagannatha Puri, near  to Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and Srila Haridasa Thakura. More...

Bhaktivinoda Thakur
By VNN Staff On Saturday, September 18th, 2021

Behind all Religion, Lies the Desire for Honour

by Bhaktivinode Thakur from Tattva Viveka In the depths of jnana, vairagya and so on, and behind all religion, lies the desire for honour, name fame distinction and adoration. To the degree that we endeavour to More...

By VNN Staff On Friday, September 17th, 2021

Srila Jiva Gosvami’s Appearance Day

Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja For almost a week in Mathura, in 2004, Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja was giving nightly classes on Bhakti-rasayana, which is the last part of Srila Sanatana Gosvami’s More...