The Materialistic Demeanor Collides with the Spiritual Mountain

The materialistic demeanor cannot possibly stretch to the transcendental autocrat who is ever inviting the fallen conditioned souls to associate with Him through devotion or eternal serving mood. The phenomenal attractions are often found to tempt sentient beings to enjoy the variegated position which is opposed to undifferenced monism. People are so much apt to indulge in transitory speculations even when they are to educate themselves [Read More...]

Srila Giri Maharaja – One Class, Twenty-seven Minutes, Twenty-one Topics, All Problems Solved: Zero Doubts

What follows below is an excerpt from a class on Bhagavad-gita chapter 9, verse 34. It was delivered by His Divine Grace Srila Bhativedanta Swami Prabhupada on August 3, 1976 at his New Mayapura farm in France.

Audio file of excerpt:

Srila Swami Maharaja BG 09-34 Partial

The following twenty-one topics were covered in their entirety in the short span of twenty-seven minutes.

Material happiness v. real happiness, love of Krishna v. mundane [Read More...]

Srila Giri Maharaja “Where is Mr. Gosh?”

SSM - BKG Sannyasa

To: Kamala Krishna das
From: B.K. Giri
Date: Jan 21, 2009

Dear Prabhu Kamal Krishna,

My dandavat pranams.

Listening to the recordings of Srila Sridhara Maharaja today this appeared:

82.11.05.C_82.11.06.A @ 15:45

82.11.05.C_82.11.06.A

Srila Sridhara Maharaja – “One day Achyutananda interviewed with me and asked some question about the Holy Name, Divine Name, and I replied; and he took notes and “Back to Godhead” sent an article that there is mention [Read More...]

Srila Giri Maharaja: “If We Take Srila Swami Maharaja’s Name, That is Enough for Us”

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.

@7:25
… Swami Maharaja was taking me for preaching and he is sitting down [lower] [Read More...]

2/26/14: Srila Giri Maharaja Audio – Odessa Public Lecture (Шрила Гири Махарадж Аудио – Одесса Публичная лекция)

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Odessa Lecture 2/26/14

Srila Giri Maharaja meets with local devotees and guests in Odessa, Ukraine. Recorded February 26, 2014.

Шрила Гири Махарадж встретился с местными преданными и гостей в Одессе, Украина. Записи 26 февраля 2014.

2/23/14: Srila Giri Maharaja Audio – Odessa Public Lecture (Шрила Гири Махарадж Аудио – Одесса Публичная лекция)

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Odessa Lecture 2/23/14

Srila Giri Maharaja meets with local devotees and guests in Odessa, Ukraine. Recorded February 23, 2014.

Шрила Гири Махарадж встретился с местными преданными и гостей в Одессе, Украина. Записи 23 февраля 2014.

2/22/14: Srila Giri Maharaja Audio – Odessa Public Lecture (Шрила Гири Махарадж Аудио – Одесса Публичная лекция)

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Odessa Lecture 2/22/14

Srila Giri Maharaja meets with local devotees and guests in Odessa, Ukraine. Recorded February 22, 2014.

Шрила Гири Махарадж встретился с местными преданными и гостей в Одессе, Украина. Записи 22 февраля 2014.

2/20/14: Srila Giri Maharaja Audio – Odessa Public Lecture (Шрила Гири Махарадж Аудио – Одесса Публичная лекция)

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Odessa Lecture 2/20/14

Srila Giri Maharaja meets with local devotees and guests in Odessa, Ukraine. Recorded February 20, 2014.

Шрила Гири Махарадж встретился с местными преданными и гостей в Одессе, Украина. Записи 20 февраля 2014.

2/15/14: Srila Giri Maharaja Audio – Odessa Public Lecture (Шрила Гири Махарадж Аудио – Одесса Публичная лекция)

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Odessa Lecture 2/15/14

Srila Giri Maharaja meets with local devotees and guests in Odessa, Ukraine. Recorded February 15, 2014.

Шрила Гири Махарадж встретился с местными преданными и гостей в Одессе, Украина. Записи 15 февраля 2014.