Story illustrating material existance

So here is a typical example of material life. Everything Kamsa wanted he got, but he lived in misery. – Radhanath Swami   He wanted to be the most powerful person in the world and he was. He wanted all the other Asuras to surrender to him and be his …

How to realize the Srimad Bhagavatam?

Today we are reading from Srimad Bhagavatam, Canto 10, Chapter 4 entitled ‘The Atrocities of King Kamsa’, text 21.  This verse, like so many in the Srimad Bhagavatam, has many layers of perceptions to learn from.  Srimad Bhagavatam is a literary incarnation of Krishna.  When Krishna left this world, he …

The deepest mystery

The gopis, their love is such they don’t… whether Krishna is God or not doesn’t make any difference. They love Krishna because he is Krishna, because he is so beautiful, because he is so merciful, because he is so playful and because his love is so sweet.

Go deep, connect to your real self

Yesterday I was visiting a friend, and his room had a big window, just looking out at the Arabian Sea – it was just over the sea – and I was reflecting on this verse. The Gita tells that because the sea has so much volume of water – it’s …

Krishna Bhakti in Vrindavan

For those who are follower’s of Krishna Bhakti this the holiest of all holy places in all of the universe. Sri vrindavan dham it is my great owner and my great fortune that you are giving me this opportunity to serve you by speaking something on behalf of my guru …

Krishna reciprocates with everyone

Krishna wants to reciprocate with the love of all his devotees, because he is unlimited. The first boy comes to touch Krishna and Krishna open his arms and embraces that boy and Krishna feels the ecstasy of the love of his friend and friend experience the ecstasy of the touch …

Attachment to devotees

Krishna’s special grace within this world is He sends His devotees and those devotees are places of pilgrimage: bhavat vidha bhagvat Tirtha bhutah svayam, because they carry Krishna in their heart. And someone who is attached to Krishna, if we become attached to them it’s the same as being attached …

“Yet, we want to be a master!”

Here we find the Krishna the supreme absolute truth is humbly serving his friends. even Krishna wants to be a servant and yet we want to be a master that is completely artificial, unnatural and unfavorable situation – Radhanath Swami. It’s natural to want to be the boss. But from …

Kirtan!

The taste of the ecstasy of Kirtan is the greatest satisfaction of soul – Radhanath Swami. The ecstasy of kirtan……….

I will touch Krishna first ….

In this clipping radhanath swami is explaining how Gopas would enjoy daily different games with krishna and balaram in the beautiful forest of vrindavan… and these pastimes were not ordinary… “Krishna loved to see the beauty of the vrindavan forest and because vrindavan is non different than Krishna it is …