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March 29, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 41

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 41

laghu-bhagavatamrtadi ke karu ganana
sarvatra karila vraja-vilasa varnana

TRANSLATION
Who can count the rest of the books (headed by the Laghu-bhagavatamrta) written by Srila Rupa Gosvami? He has described the pastimes of Vrndavana in all of them.



March 26, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 35-38

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 35

hari-bhakti-vilasa, ara bhagavatamrta
dasama-tippani, ara dasama-carita

TRANSLATION
Some of the books compiled by Srila Sanatana Gosvami were the Hari-bhakti-vilasa, Brhad-bhagavatamrta, Dasama-tippani and Dasama-carita.

Text 36

ei saba grantha kaila gosani sanatana
rupa-gosani kaila yata, ke karu ganana

TRANSLATION
We have already given the names of four books compiled by Sanatana Gosvami. Similarly, Srila Rupa Gosvami has also compiled many books, which no one can even count.

Text 37

pradhana pradhana kichu kariye ganana
laksa granthe kaila vraja-vilasa varnana

TRANSLATION
I shall therefore enumerate the chief books compiled by Srila Rupa Gosvami. He has described the pastimes of Vrndavana in 100,000 verses.

Text 38

rasamrta-sindhu, ara vidagdha-madhava
ujjvala-nilamani, ara lalita-madhava

TRANSLATION
The books compiled by Sri Rupa Gosvami include the Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu, Vidagdha-madhava, Ujjvala-nilamani and Lalita-madhava.



March 23, 2006

Srimad Bhagavatam 10.13.1-2

The Stealing of the Boys and Calves by Brahma
Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 13

Text 1

sri-suka uvaca
sadhu prstam maha-bhaga
tvaya bhagavatottama
yan nutanayasisasya
srnvann api katham muhuh

TRANSLATION
Srila Sukadeva Gosvami said: O best of devotees, most fortunate Pariksit, you have inquired very nicely, for although constantly hearing the pastimes of the Lord, you are perceiving His activities to be newer and newer.

Text 2

satam ayam sara-bhrtam nisargo
yad-artha-vani-sruti-cetasam api
prati-ksanam navya-vad acyutasya yat
striya vitanam iva sadhu varta

TRANSLATION
Paramahamsas, devotees who have accepted the essence of life, are attached to Krsna in the core of their hearts, and He is the aim of their lives. It is their nature to talk only of Krsna at every moment, as if such topics were newer and newer. They are attached to such topics, just as materialists are attached to topics of women and sex.



March 22, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 31-34

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 31

tabe prabhu vraje pathaila rupa-sanatana
prabhu-ajnaya dui bhai aila vrndavana

TRANSLATION
Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu then sent the two brothers Srila Rupa Gosvami and Srila Sanatana Gosvami to Vraja. By His order, they went to Sri Vrndavana-dhama

Text 32

bhakti pracariya sarva-tirtha prakasila
madana-gopala-govindera seva pracarila

TRANSLATION
After going to Vrndavana, the brothers preached devotional service and discovered many places of pilgrimage. They specifically initiated the service of Madana-mohana and Govindaji.

Text 33

nana sastra ani' kaila bhakti-grantha sara
mudha adhama-janere tenho karila nistara

TRANSLATION
Both Rupa Gosvami and Sanatana Gosvami brought various scriptures to Vrndavana and collected the essence of these by compiling many scriptures on devotional service. In this way they delivered all rascals and fallen souls.

Text 34

prabhu ajnaya kaila saba sastrera vicara
vrajera nigudha bhakti karila pracara

TRANSLATION
The Gosvamis carried out the preaching work of devotional service on the basis of an analytical study of all confidential Vedic literatures. This was in compliance with the order of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Thus one can understand the most confidential devotional service of Vrndavana.


Unfortunately, I had another problem recording today's class. My apologies.

March 19, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 25

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 25

sahajei nityananda -- krsna-premoddama
prabhu-ajnaya kaila yahan tahan prema-dana

TRANSLATION
Sri Nityananda Prabhu is by nature very much inspired in rendering transcendental loving service to Lord Krsna. Now, being ordered by Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, He distributed this loving service anywhere and everywhere.

Unfortunately I had some technical problems recording today's class. I am currently in the process of salvaging the recording. My apologies for the inconvenience.

March 15, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 14

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 14

bhakti kari' sire dhari tanhara carana
sesa-lilara sutra-gana kariye varnana

TRANSLATION
Placing his lotus feet upon my head in great devotion, I shall now describe in summary the Lord's final pastimes.



March 13, 2006

Preparing For Gaura Purnima

Today's class was given on Friday, March 10, 2006, when Srila Dhanurdhara Swami spoke about preparing for Gaura Purnima at 26 Second Avenue in New York City.


March 12, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 6

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 6

jaya jaya gauracandra jaya krpa-sindhu
jaya jaya saci-suta jaya dina-bandhu

TRANSLATION
All glories unto Sri Gaurahari, who is an ocean of mercy! All glories unto You, the son of Sacidevi, for You are the only friend of all fallen souls!



March 8, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 3-5

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 3-5

jayatam suratau pangor
mama manda-mater gati
mat-sarvasva-padambhojau
radha-madana-mohanau

TRANSLATION
Glory to the all-merciful Radha and Madana-mohana! I am lame and ill advised, yet They are my directors, and Their lotus feet are everything to me.


divyad-vrndaranya-kalpa-drumadhah-
srimad-ratnagara-simhasana-sthau
srimad-radha-srila-govinda-devau
presthalibhih sevyamanau smarami


TRANSLATION
In a temple of jewels in Vrndavana, underneath a desire tree, Sri Sri Radha-Govinda, served by Their most confidential associates, sit upon an effulgent throne. I offer my humble obeisances unto Them.

sriman rasa-rasarambhi vamsi-vata-tata-sthitah karsan venu-svanair gopir gopinathah sriye 'stu nah

TRANSLATION
May Gopinathaji, who attracts all the gopis with the song of His flute and who has begun the most melodious rasa dace on the bank of the Yamuna in Vamsivata, be merciful upon us.



March 1, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 2

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 2

vande sri-krsna-caitanya-
nityanandau sahoditau
gaudodaye puspavantau
citrau san-dau tamo-nudau

TRANSLATION
I offer my respectful obeisances unto Sri Krsna Caitanya and Lord Nityananda, who are like the sun and moon. They have arisen simultaneously on the horizon of Gauda to dissipate the darkness of ignorance and thus wonderfully bestow benediction upon all.


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March 29, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 41

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 41

laghu-bhagavatamrtadi ke karu ganana
sarvatra karila vraja-vilasa varnana

TRANSLATION
Who can count the rest of the books (headed by the Laghu-bhagavatamrta) written by Srila Rupa Gosvami? He has described the pastimes of Vrndavana in all of them.



March 26, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 35-38

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 35

hari-bhakti-vilasa, ara bhagavatamrta
dasama-tippani, ara dasama-carita

TRANSLATION
Some of the books compiled by Srila Sanatana Gosvami were the Hari-bhakti-vilasa, Brhad-bhagavatamrta, Dasama-tippani and Dasama-carita.

Text 36

ei saba grantha kaila gosani sanatana
rupa-gosani kaila yata, ke karu ganana

TRANSLATION
We have already given the names of four books compiled by Sanatana Gosvami. Similarly, Srila Rupa Gosvami has also compiled many books, which no one can even count.

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March 23, 2006

Srimad Bhagavatam 10.13.1-2

The Stealing of the Boys and Calves by Brahma
Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 13

Text 1

sri-suka uvaca
sadhu prstam maha-bhaga
tvaya bhagavatottama
yan nutanayasisasya
srnvann api katham muhuh

TRANSLATION
Srila Sukadeva Gosvami said: O best of devotees, most fortunate Pariksit, you have inquired very nicely, for although constantly hearing the pastimes of the Lord, you are perceiving His activities to be newer and newer.

Text 2

satam ayam sara-bhrtam nisargo
yad-artha-vani-sruti-cetasam api
prati-ksanam navya-vad acyutasya yat
striya vitanam iva sadhu varta

TRANSLATION
Paramahamsas, devotees who have accepted the essence of life, are attached to Krsna in the core of their hearts, and He is the aim of their lives. It is their nature to talk only of Krsna at every moment, as if such topics were newer and newer. They are attached to such topics, just as materialists are attached to topics of women and sex.



March 22, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 31-34

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 31

tabe prabhu vraje pathaila rupa-sanatana
prabhu-ajnaya dui bhai aila vrndavana

TRANSLATION
Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu then sent the two brothers Srila Rupa Gosvami and Srila Sanatana Gosvami to Vraja. By His order, they went to Sri Vrndavana-dhama

Text 32

bhakti pracariya sarva-tirtha prakasila
madana-gopala-govindera seva pracarila

TRANSLATION
After going to Vrndavana, the brothers preached devotional service and discovered many places of pilgrimage. They specifically initiated the service of Madana-mohana and Govindaji.

Continue reading "Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 31-34" »

March 19, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 25

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 25

sahajei nityananda -- krsna-premoddama
prabhu-ajnaya kaila yahan tahan prema-dana

TRANSLATION
Sri Nityananda Prabhu is by nature very much inspired in rendering transcendental loving service to Lord Krsna. Now, being ordered by Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, He distributed this loving service anywhere and everywhere.

Unfortunately I had some technical problems recording today's class. I am currently in the process of salvaging the recording. My apologies for the inconvenience.

March 15, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 14

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 14

bhakti kari' sire dhari tanhara carana
sesa-lilara sutra-gana kariye varnana

TRANSLATION
Placing his lotus feet upon my head in great devotion, I shall now describe in summary the Lord's final pastimes.



March 13, 2006

Preparing For Gaura Purnima

Today's class was given on Friday, March 10, 2006, when Srila Dhanurdhara Swami spoke about preparing for Gaura Purnima at 26 Second Avenue in New York City.


March 12, 2006

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 6

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila
Chapter 1 Text 6

jaya jaya gauracandra jaya krpa-sindhu
jaya jaya saci-suta jaya dina-bandhu

TRANSLATION
All glories unto Sri Gaurahari, who is an ocean of mercy! All glories unto You, the son of Sacidevi, for You are the only friend of all fallen souls!



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