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  • Topic
    Glories of Vedic Culture
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    Sajjanapriya Krishna das
    The following is a humble effort to transcribe the class given by our beloved Gurudev HH Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj in New Vrindavana, USA on the glories of Vedic culture.

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    Glories of Vedic Culture
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    Sajjanapriya Krishna das
    This is in conclusion of the transcription of the wonderful nectarean class given by our beloved Gurudev HH Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj in New Vrindavana, USA on the topic of Vedic culture. Please forgive me for my incompetency in not able to transcribe in the mood of Gurudev's devotion.

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    Devotee Accepts ; Demon Expects
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    5. A devotee is dhira – sober: Thus the devotee becomes dhira – sober. Dhira means in any difficulty we do not meditate on the difficulty but we meditate on Krishna who is the cause of all causes instead of thinking and meditating on that person who harassed us.

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    Devotee Accepts ; Demon Expects
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    In the previous offering we saw that  1. The cow representing Mother earth and the bull representing the principle of religion were being beaten by the personality of Kali.  2. The behaviour of the Vaishnavas should be pucca. 3. When the Vaishnavas meet, they discuss the glories of Krishna.

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    Devotee Accepts ; Demon Expects
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    The following is a humble effort to transcribe the class by HG Devakinandan prabhuji in Rajkot on Srimad Bhagavatam verse 1.17.18 

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    Lord's Lotus Feet is the Safest Shelter
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    Tushta Krsna Das and Suniti Devi Dasi,
    Miseries are like uninvited guests at home. They keep coming and going in our lives. Srila Prabhupada very nicely mention in his book Science of Self realisation very nicely mentions that, "In this material world no one wants misery, but it comes.

  • Topic
    Bhagavatam Way - The Key to Ramrajya
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    Sudarshana devi dasi
    5. Chant Hare Krishna and be free from disease (vyaadhi): After aadhi, it is mentioned about vyaadhi. Vyaadhi means disease. Disease is perverted condition of the body. And what is perverted condition?

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    Bhagavatam Way - The Key to Ramrajya
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    Sudarshana devi dasi
    Now let us continue to hear more nectar from Maharaj. h. Associate with Srila Prabhupada through his books: Verse 9.10.53 of Srimad Bhagavatam says in raame raajani adhoksaje, Ram who is Adhokshaja, beyond our experimental knowledge,

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    Bhagavatam Way - The Key to Ramrajya
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    Sudarshana devi dasi
    Maharaj began explaining the first word "na aadhi" in that verse. In the previous offering we heard from Maharaj that we must   1. Regulate our sleep. 2. Let Krishna manage our worries. 3. Say No to Envy 4. Srimad Bhagavatam verse 7.15.24 is remedial verse for aadhi.

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    Bhagavatam Way - The Key to Ramrajya
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    Author
    Sudarshana devi dasi
    This is in continuation of partial transcription of the nectarean Bhagavatam class given by our beloved spiritual master H H Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj in Dwarka on Srimad Bhagavatam verse 9.10.53 in January 2003, wherein Maharaj explains how the Bhagavatam way is the key to Ramrajya.

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    Bhagavatam Way - The Key to Ramrajya
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    Sudarshana devi dasi
    The following is a humble effort to partially transcribe one of the nectarean Bhagavatam class given by our beloved spiritual master H H Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj in Dwarka on Srimad Bhagavatam verse 9.10.53 in January 2003.

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    Way to Peaceful Family Life
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    Kalacakra Krsna das and Sudarshana devi dasi
    Here are some of the beautiful realizations of our spiritual master H H Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj that we noted down from his Bhagavatam class in Rajkot. Maharaj spoke these points for leading a peaceful and successful family life, however these principles can be universally applied in all our day-day dealings.

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    Following Scriptural Injunctions
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    Author
    Sudarshana devi dasi
    Yesterday HG Narahari Prabhuji had written a nice offering on "The Proper Utilisation of Our Tongue", wherein he had mentioned about the importance of utilising this rare and valuable gift of devotional service.

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    The Proper Utilization of Tongue
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    Author
    Narahari Krishna Dasa,
    Recently when I went to a small grocery shop, there was another buyer asking the shop keeper to give a packet of cigarette. The shopkeeper gave one packet and said,"The price is Rupees 20".

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    Recognising Supremacy of Lord
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    Sudarshana devi dasi
    By Krishna's arrangement, Mahatma Vidura did not participate in the battle of Kurukshetra and instead he had the wonderful opportunity to travel to various pilgrim places during that time.

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    Faith
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    Shyam Sundar Das 
    In our day to day normal life, we have faith on our wife, sons, servant and friends etc. When we have even a tinge of doubt in these material relationships, then we have lot of quarrels with them, lose our peace of mind and ultimately it affects our physical health as well.

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    "This too shall pass!"
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    Sudarshana devi dasi
    Recently we came across a nice thought provoking story. Once there lived a poor man Ramu who was serving a saint. Pleased by his service, the saint gave him a gift and asked him to open it whenever he is in utmost difficult situation.

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    Controller of the Senses
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    4. Uncontrolled senses lead us to destruction: The best example of uncontrolled senses is Ravana.

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    Controller of the Senses - Part 1
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    1. Krishna is the director of our senses: This is the beauty of Krishna's mercy on a devotee.

  • Topic
    Association, Cooperation and Participation
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    Shyam charan das
    In the introduction of Srimad Bhagavat Gita Srila Prabhupada writes: "The Lord is perpetually happy, and if the living entities associate with the Lord, co-operate with Him and take part in His association, then they also become happy."

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    Blessing in Disguise
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    Kalacakra Krsna das
    What is normally seen as 'good' from a spiritual perspective is seen by common people as 'bad' from a material perspective and vice-versa

  • Topic
    108 Ways of Glorifying the Lord
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    Anand Patil
    Glorification 27 - Hrshikesha, the controller of the senses: In Bhagavad Gita verse 1.15 the Lord is referred as Hrshikesha. Hrshika means senses and isha means ruler or master.

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    Association of Devotees
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    Kalacakra Krsna das
    One of the most often used phrase among devotees is 'Devotee association'. There is a lot of emphasis given in devotional service to this aspect called 'sadhu sanga', usually refered to as 'Association of devotees'.

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    Way to Receive Bhagavatam
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    Kalacakra Krsna das
    When Parikshit Maharaj was cursed by Shrngi and he is conveyed the message that he would be killed by a snake-bite in 7 days, he decided to accept the curse as it is and utilize the remaining time in the best possible way.

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    Devotional Service or Mental Service?
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    Lord Krishna is often referred to as Hrishikesha because He is the owner of all our senses. It is a very important point to reflect and meditate upon.

  • Topic
    Borrowed Plumes
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    Prahlad, Abu Dhabi.
    Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura commented once, "Without being empowered by the direct potency of Lord Krishna to fulfill His desire and without being specifically favoured by the Lord, no human being can become the spiritual master of the world

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    Evaporate Your Miseries
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    Sudarshana devi dasi
    his is in conclusion of the transcription of Bhagavad Gita class given by our beloved spiritual master H H Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj on verse 2.56 on how we can evaporate our miseries. In the previous offering we heard from Maharaj the below points.

  • Topic
    Evaporate Your Miseries
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    Author
    Sudarshana devi dasi
    The following is humble effort to transcribe an instructive class given by H H Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj on Bhagavad Gita verse 2.56:

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    Practice Makes Preaching Perfect
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    Prabhupadananda das,
    In his purport to the above verse Srila Prabhupada very nicely explained, "This example of Dhruva Maharaja's closing the holes of his personal body and thereby closing the breathing holes of the total universe clearly indicates that a devotee, by his personal devotional service, can influence all the people of the whole world to become devotees of the Lord.

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    Simple but not Easy
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    Pranataatma Bandhu Krishna das,
    People talk a lot about the advancements in today’s world. The world which was once so huge, today thanks to 'technological advancements' seems to be getting smaller and smaller.

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    Do Not Judge
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    Author
    Sudarshana devi dasi
    Sometime ago we came across the following nice article which insists on the importance of not passing comments or judging people.

  • Topic
    The Attentive Lord
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    1.Humility to accept our fallen condition: In Srimad Bhagavatam 6.2.34 Ajamila laments desperately