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 A.C. Bhaktivendanta Swami “Do Not Speculate, Hear From The Perfect Person”

Here is the Full Audio Recording for This Conversation:

Do Not Speculate, Hear From The Perfect Person

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Note: The translation of the Professors from Spanish to English, and Srila Prabhupada from English to Spanish was done by His Holiness Hrdayananda Maharaja.

Prabhupada: At the present moment it is required that the leading men should understand the aims of life and introduce it in the society for the general benefit of the human [Read More...]

Srila Sridhar Maharaja & Srila Prabhupada “Mayapur 1973”

Inauguration of Mayapur Mandir 1973

This lecture by Srila Sridhar Maharaja and Srila Prabhupada was delivered in Mayapur, for the Inauguration of Mayapur Candrodaya Mandir (3/17/73). The sound quality and age of this recording are evident, but we present it here for your benefit.

Srila Sridhar Maharaja & Srila Prabhupada “2 Different Discussions in One Audio File”

2 Different Discussions in 1 Audio File

To the best of our knowledge this file contains two separate talks with Srila Sridhar Maharaja and Srila Bhakti Vedanta Swami which occurred in Oct. ’72 and Mar. ’73. The first on Srila Sridhar Maharaja’s appearance day and the 2nd. at the inauguration of ISKCON’s Candrodaya Mandir. We are uncertain of the exact circumstances of this audio file. We invite the comments of anyone with certain knowledge of these events.”