Jan 052016
 

Uddharana Datta Thakura, a dvadasa gopala, lived in Saptagrama, a cluster of seven villges (Krishnapura, Nityanandapura, Vasudevapura, Sivapura, Bansabediya, Sahanagara, Saptagrama.). Raised in luxury within a family of gold merchants, he later married and worked as a wealthy state minister. The place where he once held office is today called Uddharanapura in his honor.   […more]

Jan 052016
 

  mahesha-panòitah shriman-mahabahur vraje sakha /   In Vraja, Mahesh Pandit was Krishna’s cowherd friend, Mahabahu. (Gaura-ganoddesha-dipika 129)   Mahesh Pandit was one of the Dvadasha-gopala, or twelve cowherd boys. His home (Shripat) was first situated in Masipura across the river from Jirat on the eastern bank of the Ganges. When Masipura fell into the […more]

Jan 032016
 
Sri Baladeva pranama

  namas te halagraha namas te musalayudha namas te revati-kanta namas te bhakta-vatsala namas te dharani-dhara namas te balanam srestha pralambare namas te ‘stu ehi mam krishna-purvaja       Omaggi a Te che reggi la piccozza, omaggi a Te che reggi la mazza, omaggi a Te che sei caro a Revati. Omaggi a Te, […more]

Dec 272015
 
Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Goswami Prabhupada

Appearance day lectures by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada – Gorakpur, Feb 15 1971 – Atlanta, March 2, 1975 – Mayapur, February 21, 1976 – Mayapur, February 8, 1977 Life and Disappearance Article by H.H. Sivarama Swami – A Ray of Vishnu —- His Divine Grace Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Gosvami Prabhupada’s Appearance Day, Evening – Gorakhpur, […more]

Dec 262015
 
Vidyavacaspati

He was the son of Mahesvara (Narahari Visarada) and the brother of the famous Vasudeva Sarvabhauma.  His origin name was Vishnudasa and he migrated from Navadvipa and built his Shripata at Kumarahatta. He wrote the commentary on Tattvacintamani. During Lord Chaitanya’s first visit from Puri to Gauda, He came to Vishnudasa’s house at Vidyanagara but […more]

Dec 262015
 
Yadavacarya

Yadavacharya Goswami or Yadav Mishra He was the brother of Vishnupriya Devi.    He was a resident of Vrindavana & a disciple of Rupa Goswami. He was one of the improtant Vaishnavas who requested Krishnadasa Kaviraja Goswami to write Shri Chaitanya Charitamrita. Yadavacharya gosani Shri-rupera sangi Chaitanya-carite tenho ati bada rangi (C.C. 1.8.67)    Shri Yadavacharya […more]

Dec 262015
 
Yadunandana dasa

   Yadunandana dasa or Thakura was a Vaidya by caste and a disciple of Hemalata, the daughter of Shrinivasa Acharya.    His Shripata was at Malihati village (or Meleti) to the north of Katoa. He wrote the book which contains a biography of Shrinivasa Acharya. In his book Karnananda, Shri Yadunandana dasa mentions the name […more]

Dec 262015
 
Yadunandanacarya

   Yadunandanacharya was a brahmana residing in a village called Jhamatapura, near Rajabol Hatta in the district of Hugali.    He was a disciple of Virchandra Prabhu.    He had two daughters – his own daughter by birth, Shrimati, and a foster daughter named Narayani.    Both these daughters married Birchandra.    The marriage of […more]

Dec 262015
 
Ranga Puri

   There Mahaprabhu met Shri Ranga Puri and ended the sufferings of Rama Das. (Chaitanya Charitamrita 2.1.113)    During His travels through South India, Mahaprabhu came to the town Pandharpur on the banks of the Bhima River. Pandharpur is the home of the Vitthaladeva Deity in the Sholapur district of Maharashtra. It is also well-known […more]

Dec 262015
 
Some information on Balarama

Gaura lila – Nityananda Father: Vasudeva; Mother: Rohini devi; Brother: (younger) Sri Krsna; Sister: Subhadra; Wife: Srimati Varuni devi; Wife: Srimati Revati devi; Other names: Balabhadra, Haladhara. Balaram, is sixteen years old and full of the luster of youth; has a fair complexion the color of crystal; wears blue garments and a garland of forest […more]