Archive | July, 2011


Obstacles on the Path of Devotion

In this lecture extracted from his darshan on 7th September, 2010, Srila Acharya Maharaj systematically explains the varieties of obstacles practitioners face on the path of pure devotion and resoundingly underscores the essential principles and realisations practitioners need in order to persevere over these obstacles. Within this lecture he cites a number of the verses […]


Sri Gundicha Marjan Lila

The cleansing of the Guṇḍichā Temple is summarised by Śrīla Kṛṣṇadās Kavirāj Goswāmī in Śrī Chaitanya-charitāmṛta. sri-gundicha-mandiram atma-vrindaih sammarjayan kshalanatah sa gaurah sva-chitta-vach chhitalam ujjvalam cha krishnopavesaupayikam chakara (Sri Chaitanya-charitamrita: Madhya-lila, 12.1) “Sri Gaurasundar swept and cleansed the Gundicha temple with His devotees, making it as cool and bright as His own Heart and a befitting […]