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    Living the Bhagavatam Way
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    Kalacakra Krsna das
    We have been looking at the episode of Parikshit Maharaj cursed by the Brahmana boy and were learning a few lessons from this pastime in the series of offerings titled "Living the Bhagavatam Way". Out of the three questions, we were looking at the last one in the previous offering: Why should Parikshit Maharaj accept the message of death as good news? We saw that Parikshit Maharaj.

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    Drink Nectar and not Poison
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    Parameshwaran
    This is in conclusion of the offering titled "Drink Nectar and not Poison" sung by Narottama das Thakur. In the previous offering we saw that 1. Human birth should be used for serving Radha-Krishna. 2. Harinaam is the remedy for the poison of worldiness. 3. Harinaam can deliver even the most sinful persons. 

  • Topic
    Drink Nectar and not Poison
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    Parameshwaran
    This is in continuation of the offering titled "Drink Nectar and not Poison" sung by Narottama das Thakur. In the previous offering we saw that: Human birth should be used for serving Sri Sri Radha-Krishna.  Harinaam is the remedy for the poison of worldiness. 

  • Topic
    Drink Nectar and not Poison
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    Parameshwaran
    This is in continuation of the offering titled "Drink Nectar and not Poison" sung by Narottama das Thakur. In the previous offering we saw that: Human birth should be used for serving Sri Sri Radha-Krishna. 

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    Drink Nectar and not Poison
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    Parameshwaran
    Most of us have heard the melodious bhajan "Hari Hari Bifale" composed by Narottama dasa Thakura, very stalwart acarya in the line of Caitanya Mahaprabhu's sampradaya. He has sung many important songs and Srila Prabhupada writes that his songs are accepted as Vedic conclusion.

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    Lessons from Mother Yashoda
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    Sajjanapriya Krishna das
    This is in conclusion of the previous topic, "Lessons from Mother Yashoda" wherein we were meditating some of the lessons we could learn from Srimad Bhagavatam verses 10.9.1 through 10 . In the previous offering we saw the following points. Swiftly run after Krishna. Art of dealing with the children.

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    Lessons from Mother Yashoda
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    Sajjanapriya Krishna das
    This is in continuation of the previous topic, "Lessons from Mother Yashoda" wherein we were meditating some of the lessons we could learn from Srimad Bhagavatam verses 10.9.1 through 3. In the previous offering we saw the following points. Perspire for Krishna..

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    Lessons from Mother Yashoda
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    Sajjanapriya Krishna das
    This is in continuation of the previous topic, "Lessons from Mother Yashoda" wherein we were meditating some of the lessons we could learn from Srimad Bhagavatam verses 10.9.1 and 2.In the previous offering we saw the following points. 1. Personal endeavour in devotional service.  2. Never forget Krishna. Always remember Krishna by singing His glories.

  • Topic
    Lessons from Mother Yashoda
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    Sajjanapriya Krishna das
    This is in continuation of the previous topic, "Lessons from Mother Yashoda" wherein we were meditating some of the lessons we could learn from Srimad Bhagavatam verses 10.9.1 and 2.In the previous offering we saw the importance of personal endeavour in devotional service. Now let us continue to learn other lessons.

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    Lessons from Mother Yashoda
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    Sajjanapriya Krishna das
    Few days ago the festival of Deepavali was celebrated. It is the day wherein Lord Sri Krishna was tied in the wooden mortar by Yashoda mata. Also this is the day of victorious entry of Lord Rama into Ayodhya after the war with Ravana.

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    Uninterrupted and Unmotivated Service
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    Murlidhara Krsna das
    While studying the first canto, I came across this simply wonderful verse always worth remembering (SB 1.2.6). Best practical living example of the above verse which we experience daily are parents

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    Nondeceptive Penance
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    This is in conclusion of the previous offerings transcribing the class by our beloved God brother HG Devakinandan prabhuji on Srimad Bhagavatam verse 2.9.4. Bhakti makes things easy. Devotional service is to be performed with full honesty

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    Nondeceptive Penance
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    This is in continuation of the previous offerings transcribing the class by our beloved God brother HG Devakinandan prabhuji on Srimad Bhgavatam verse 2.9.4. Turn towards the Lord to be peaceful. Avoid Attachment, Aversion and Deception

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    Nondeceptive Penance
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    This is in continuation of the previous offerings transcribing the class by our beloved God brother HG Devakinandan Prabhuji in Chennai on Srimad Bhagavatam 2.9.4. Accept what Krishna gives and do not expect: One who follows the instructions of the Lord and the pure devotee, he is safe.

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    Chew, Digest and Preach
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    Amogha-drk Krishna dasa
    This is in conclusion of notes from the nectarean Bhagavatam class given by my beloved spiritual master His Holiness Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj on verse 1.5.10 and 1.5.14 given in London on October 28, 2007. Constant chanting of verses and translation will help us in meditating on the verses and in preaching.Our anchor is Krishna and His Holy Names and so we should lovingly chant His names on our japa beads.

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    Nondeceptive Penance
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    This is in continuation of the previous offering transcribing the class by our beloved God brother HG Devakinandan Prabhuji in Chennai on Srimad Bhagavatam 2.9.4.All we have to do is to become connected to Krishna. We can only come to the point of atma tattva, we can only become happy, if we are connected to Krishna.

  • Topic
    Chew, Digest and Preach
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    Amogha-drk Krishna dasa
    The following is my notes from His Holiness Mahavishnu Gosvami Maharaj's Srimad Bhagavatam classes 1.5.10 and 1.5.14 given in London on October 28, 2007.

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    Nondeceptive Penance
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    This is in continuation of the previous offering transcribing the class by our beloved God brother HG Devakinandan Prabhuji in Chennai on Srimad Bhagavatam 2.9.4. Science of atma tattva and right behaviour. Be serious about the purpose of our existence. 

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    Nondeceptive Penance
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    This is in continuation of the previous offering transcribing the class by our beloved God brother HG Devakinandan Prabhuji in Chennai on Srimad Bhagavatam 2.9.4. In the previous offering we saw that  1. Our first and only business is to please Krishna  2. We have to serve Krishna without deceptive motive (avyalika) 

  • Topic
    Nondeceptive Penance
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    The following is a humble effort to transcribe the class by our beloved God brother HG Devakinandan Prabhuji in Chennai on Srimad Bhagavatam 2.9.4. Our first and only business is to please Krishna:

  • Topic
    Living the Bhagavatam Way
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    Kalacakra Krsna das
     We have been looking at the episode of Parikshit Maharaj cursed by the Brahmana boy and were learning a few lessons from this pastime in the series of offerings titled "Living the Bhagavatam Way". We had three questions from this episode:Why should Shrngi cry even after cursing Parikshit Maharaj? Why should Parikshit Maharaj accept the message of death as good news?

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    Service to Devotees is Service to Lord
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    Manohar Krishna Das
    In the pastime of Ambarish Maharaj and Durvasa muni, when Durvasa muni finally approaches Supreme Lord and asks for forgiveness for offending Maharaj Ambarish, an unalloyed devotee of the Lord, and protection from the life threatening Sudarshan chakra, Lord Krishna very nicely glorifies the greatness of His devotees through the following verses in Srimad Bhagavatam.

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    Be Misery-proof
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    Sudarshana devi dasi
      This is in conclusion of the transcription of one of the necatrean, powerful, thought provoking Bhagavatam class given by our beloved spiritual master, H H Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj in Alachua. Let us continue to hear another instructive answer given by Maharaj for adhibhautik problems.Have you heard of three fold miseries? adhyaatmic is the first one - arising out of our body and mind. And the second misery is adhibhautik misery, inflicted by other living entities.

  • Topic
    Be Misery-proof
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    Sudarshana devi dasi
    This is in continuation of the transcription of one of the necatrean, powerful, thought provoking Bhagavatam class given by our beloved spiritual master, H H Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj in Alachua. Let us continue to hear another instructive answer given by Maharaj for marital problems.In no way you should try to change your marital relationships and definitely not after children. After you have children, please forget about separation or divorce.

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    Be Misery-proof
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    Sudarshana devi dasi
    This is in continuation of the transcription of one of the necatrean, powerful, thought provoking Bhagavatam class given by our beloved spiritual master, H H Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj in Alachua. Let us continue to hear another instructive answer given by Maharaj for one more question by a devotee.

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    Be Misery-proof
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    Sudarshana devi dasi
    This is in continuation of the transcription of one of the necatrean, powerful, thought-provoking Bhagavatam class given by our beloved spiritual master, H H Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj in Alachua. In the previous offerings we heard from Maharaj that Do not ignore your sadhana.

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    Be Misery-proof
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    Sudarshana devi dasi
    This is in continuation of the transcription of one of the Bhagavatam class given by our beloved spiritual master, H H Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj in Alachua. In the previous offerings we heard from Maharaj that Practise what you preach. Soul to Soul Communication is possible through Krishna.

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    Be Misery-proof
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    Sudarshana devi dasi
    This is in continuation of the transcription of one of the Bhagavatam class given by our beloved spiritual master, H H Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj in Alachua. In the previous offerings we heard from Maharaj that With Krishna our life becomes easy. We are all alone and this loneliness should be utilised properly by taking shelter of Srila Prabhupada's book and by following his instructions.

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    Be Misery-proof
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    Sudarshana devi dasi 
     This is in continuation of the transcription of one of the Bhagavatam class given by our beloved spiritual master, H H Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj in Alachua. In the previous offerings we heard from Maharaj that  1. Bhakti is unconditional.  2. If we associate with Krishna, then we are misery-proof.

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    Taking Pleasure in Others' Progress
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    In his purport to Srimad Bhagavatam verse 1.15.8, Srila Prabhupada refers to the pastime with Maya Danava. Prabhupada writes "The demon Maya Danava was an inhabitant of the forest Khandava, and when the Khandava forest was set on fire, he asked protection from Arjuna.