Summary: Twice a week Srila Dhanurdhara Swami shares his thoughts and realizations on sacred texts such as Bhagavad-gita, Srimad Bhagavatam, Caitanya-caritamrta and more.
In today’s sanga, Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami shares his realizations from his recent studies and activities.
The following is a talk by Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami given on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at an initiation ceremony.
The following is a talk by Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami given on Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Yardley, Pennsylvania.
The following is a talk by Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami given on Sunday, July 28, 2019, in Brooklyn. Link: https://youtu.be/1arv7vRjMY0
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 1 Chapter 7 Text 12 parīkṣito ’tha rājarṣer janma-karma-vilāpanam saṁsthāṁ ca pāṇḍu-putrāṇāṁ vakṣye kṛṣṇa-kathodayam TRANSLATION Sūta Gosvāmī thus addressed the ṛṣis headed by Śaunaka: Now I shall begin the transcendental narration of the Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa and topics of the birth, activities and deliverance of King Parīkṣit, the sage amongst kings,...
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 1 Chapter 7 Text 11 harer guṇākṣipta-matir bhagavān bādarāyaṇiḥ adhyagān mahad ākhyānaṁ nityaṁ viṣṇu-jana-priyaḥ TRANSLATION Śrīla Śukadeva Gosvāmī, son of Śrīla Vyāsadeva, was not only transcendentally powerful. He was also very dear to the devotees of the Lord. Thus he underwent the study of this great narration [Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam].
The following is a talk by Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami given on Sunday, July 14, 2019, in New Jersey. Link: https://youtu.be/saiV1WExQmA
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 1 Chapter 7 Text 10 sūta uvāca ātmārāmāś ca munayo nirgranthā apy urukrame kurvanty ahaitukīṁ bhaktim ittham-bhūta-guṇo hariḥ TRANSLATION Sūta Gosvāmī said: All different varieties of ātmārāmas [those who take pleasure in the ātmā, or spirit self], especially those established on the path of self-realization, though freed from all kinds of...
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 1 Chapter 7 Text 8 sa saṁhitāṁ bhāgavatīṁ kṛtvānukramya cātma-jam śukam adhyāpayām āsa nivṛtti-nirataṁ muniḥ TRANSLATION The great sage Vyāsadeva, after compiling the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam and revising it, taught it to his own son, Śrī Śukadeva Gosvāmī, who was already engaged in self-realization.
In today’s sanga, Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami shares his realizations from his recent studies about Kṛṣṇa Chastises the Serpent Kāliya pastime from the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam.
The following is a home program entitled Perfect Questions Perfect Answers with Srila Jayadvaita Swami and Srila Dhanurdhara Swami on Friday, May 31, 2019, in Brooklyn, New York. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfuSCgZk_fs
The following is a home program with author Simon Haas and Srila Dhanurdhara Swami on Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Brooklyn, New York. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wqca_-O4fuU
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 1 Chapter 7 Text 7 yasyāṁ vai śrūyamāṇāyāṁ kṛṣṇe parama-pūruṣe bhaktir utpadyate puṁsaḥ śoka-moha-bhayāpahā TRANSLATION Simply by giving aural reception to this Vedic literature, the feeling for loving devotional service to Lord Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, sprouts up at once to extinguish the fire of lamentation, illusion and fearfulness....
Caitanya-caritāmṛta Antya-līlā Chapter 6 text 1 kṛpā-guṇair yaḥ kugṛhāndha-kūpād uddhṛtya bhaṅgyā raghunātha-dāsam nyasya svarūpe vidadhe ’ntar-aṅgaṁ śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanyam amuṁ prapadye TRANSLATION With the ropes of His causeless mercy, Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Mahāprabhu employed a trick to deliver Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī from the blind well of contemptible family life. He made Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī one...
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 1 Chapter 7 Text 6 anarthopaśamaṁ sākṣād bhakti-yogam adhokṣaje lokasyājānato vidvāṁś cakre sātvata-saṁhitām TRANSLATION The material miseries of the living entity, which are superfluous to him, can be directly mitigated by the linking process of devotional service. But the mass of people do not know this, and therefore the learned Vyāsadeva...