The Phenomenon of Srila Narottama Dasa Thakura

Narottama Das Thakur

Narottam Das Thakur was the embodiment of the teachings of Gaudiya. He conveyed the love of God through his poetry, known to us, and lived with this love also poetically. He was a perfect devotee, an archetype of the messenger of the Divine, whose features are described by the Six Gosvamis every time their feather touched palm leaves. Even more than More...

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By VNN Staff On Friday, February 3rd, 2023

Appearance Day Of Sri Nityananda Prabhu

Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja, Cessnock, Australia, February 25, 2002. [Devotees sing the bhajana, ‘Nitai Guna Mani Amara’] Srila Gurudeva: What is the meaning of abaddha karuna-sindhu More...

By VNN Staff On Thursday, February 2nd, 2023

The Appearance of Lord Varaha

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 3, Chapter 13 Text 1: Śrī Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: O King, after hearing all these most virtuous topics from the sage Maitreya, Vidura inquired further on the topics of the Supreme Personality More...

By VNN Staff On Friday, November 4th, 2022

Gaurakishore Das Babaji

niskincanasya bhagavan-bhajanon-mukhasya param param jigamisor-bhava-sagarasya sandarsanam visayinam-atha yostams ca ha hanta hanta vis-bhaksanato’py asadhu      “For one who really wants to cross the More...

By VNN Staff On Monday, October 17th, 2022

Biography Srila Krishna Das Babaji Maharaj

(VNN) – Richard Shaw Brown He was the delight of all the associates of the great PRABHUPADA Sarasvati Thakura. He was the favorite of his Godbrothers and he gave them all his laughing Hare Krsna! In 1968 paramahamsa More...

By VNN Staff On Sunday, October 2nd, 2022

Sri Aisvarya-kadambini

Srila Baladeva Vidyabhusana The Monsoon of Lord Krishna’s Opulence Fifth Shower Description of the Festival of the Births of the Supreme Personality of Godhead and His Associates. Text 1 Lotus-eyed Lord Krishna, More...

Bhaktivinoda Thakur
By VNN Staff On Thursday, September 8th, 2022

Bhaktivinode Thakur – Tattva Viveka Chapter One

Tattva Viveka – Chapter One Prathamānubhavaḥ (First Realization) Text 1 jayati sāc-cid-ānanda-rasānubhava-vigrahaḥ procyate sac-cid-ānandānubhūtir yat prasādataḥ ||1|| The form of eternity, knowledge More...

By VNN Staff On Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

Srila Jiva Gosvami

Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja – 1998 – Perth, Australia All jivas (spirit souls) have a special relationship with Sri Krsna. Some are related with Him in the mood of friendship. Others More...

Radha Krishna
By VNN Staff On Saturday, September 3rd, 2022

Srimati Radharani in Vedic Scriptures

Sri Krishna is Swayam Bhagavan; hence He is absolutely powerful. Srimati Radharani is the crest-jewel of all His beloveds – therefore She is the absolute Shakti. She is the greatest and the source of all shaktis. More...

Bhaktivinoda Thakur
By VNN Staff On Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Śrī Vaiṣṇavera Varṇāśrama (‘The Varṇāśrama of a Pure Vaiṣṉava’)

by Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura (translated by Sanātana Dāsa) The four varṇas of the Āryan people of Bhārata-varṣa are situated within four āśramas. These divisions of āśrama have originated with More...