The First Love Letter & The First Queen

The First Love Letter & The First Queen Gauranga Darshan Das Princess Rukmiṇī was the young daughter of Bhīṣmaka, King of Vidarbha. She had heard of Kṛṣṇa's beauty and other attractive qualities from sages like Nārada Muni, and thus desired Him as her husband. Lord Kṛṣṇa also wanted to marry her. Rukmiṇī’s brother Rukmī was envious of Kṛṣṇa and wanted…

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Dealings In Divine Discourses

Dealings In Divine Discourses Six Qualities exhibited by Naimiṣāraṇya sages in their hearing of Śrimad Bhāgavatam by Gauranga Darshan Das Śrīmad Bhāgavatam is a literary masterpiece like no other. It is rich with sacred wisdom and is presented as an amalgamation of intriguing spiritual conversations. Thus, Śrīmad Bhāgavatam reigns supreme in genres of spirituality, philosophy and devotion. While Śukadeva Gosvāmī…

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The Two Divine Boars

THE TWO DIVINE BOARS by Gauranga Darshan Das (Varāha Dvādasi Special) Boar is a wild animal, probably not known for its beauty or great work. But when God appears in the form of a boar, He looks extremely beautiful and performs the most wonderful deeds. Just as the Supreme Lord appears in the human society as Lord Rāma and Lord…

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Devatas Bathe Giridhari 

Devatas Bathe Giridhari by Gauranga Darshan Das Holy scriptures glorify the Supreme Lord as atma-rama – self-satisfied, who does not need to seek happiness from anything beyond Himself. He is the source of everything that exists in the entire cosmic manifestation. Offering anything to Him may be compared to the offering of a small lamp to the Sun God who…

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DEEPAVALI: A Warm Welcome with Lamps of Love

DEEPAVALI: A Warm Welcome with Lamps of Love By Gauranga Darshan Das Just as the Ayodhya-vasis welcomed Lord Rama back to Ayodhya with the lamps of this love on the Dipavali day, after fourteen years of separation, let us all welcome the Lord back into our hearts, with the lamps of our love, after many lifetimes of separation. Although the…

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