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Gaudiya Touchstone Issue No.10: Sep 2015
Gaudiya Touchstone Issue No.9: Mar 2015
Rasaraja-Mahabhava
Swami Narasingha
The general meaning of Mahaprabhu is given as ‘Great Master.’ No doubt Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu is the ‘Great Master.’ Maha means great and prabhu means ‘Lord’ or ‘Master’. Unfortunately it is sometimes the tendency of the conditioned souls in material existence to bestow the title ‘... Read More
Sri Sri Gaura-Gopala Prashasti
Swami B P Puri Goswami
(1) vrajendra-nandana hari, radha-bhava kanti dhari mayapure janama labhila antah-krishna bahir-gaura, nama laila ‘vishvambhara’ prema diya bhuvana bharila Lord Hari, the sone of the king of Vraja, accepting the mood and beauty of Radharani, took birth in Mayapura. Inside He was Krishna (black)... Read More
History of Sri Radha-Damodara Temple
he history of the Radha-Damodara Mandira begins when Sri Rupa Goswami (born 1493) and Sri Sanatana Goswami (born 1488), the gurus of Sri Jiva Goswami (born 1523), came to Vrindavana in 1516 (1439 Shakabda) under the order of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu to uncover the pastime places (lila-sthanas) of... Read More
Maha-mantra
Swami Narasingha
Question: Is there a difference between the Gaudiya Vaishnava conception of the maha-mantra and the conception of the maha-mantra found in other sampradayas, such as the Ramanujas, Madhvas, Nimbarkas and Vallabhas? Swami Narasingha: Yes. In fact the Gaudiya conception of the maha-mantra is... Read More
Sri Guru Tattva - part 3
Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati
Questions and Answers Between Sri Rajendranath Pal Chaudhuri Mahashaya and Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura Prabhupada (From Dainik Nadiya Prakasa, Janmastami Edition, 1934) Rajen Babu: Isn't the kanistha-adhikari qualified to give initiation into the mantra? Srila Sarasvati Prabhupada:... Read More
krishna in Tanjore Art
Dominique Amendola
The Tanjore School of art was born on the banks of the river Kaveri in South India. The Tanjore style of painting is a peculiar, ancient, miniature type of painting. Tanjore painting is a key form of classical South Indian art native to the town of Thanjavur or Thanjavoor (Anglicized as Tanjore)... Read More
Vedic Monotheism
Swami Narasingha
Excerpted from Chapter Three of Bhagavad-gita, with the Anuvrtti Commentary of Swami B.G. Narasingha VERSE 10 saha-yajnah prajah srishtva purovacha prajapatih anena prasavishyadhvam esha vo’stv ishta kamadhuk In the beginning of creation, Brahma created mankind along with the system of sacrifice... Read More

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