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.
Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Texts 446 ei prabhu sei pāpa-karma saṅarite anukṣaṇa citta mora dahe sarva-mate TRANSLATION “O Lord, when I now remember those sinful activities my heart constantly burns with repentance.”
In addition to today’s class, Dhanurdhara Swami speaks on the passing of his mother, Doris Winiker. Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 434 ye prabhu dekhite sarva deve kāmya kare se prabhu nācaye sarva-gaṇera gocare TRANSLATION All the demigods desire to see the Lord who was now dancing before the eyes of one and all.
Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Texts 418-419 brahmaloka-śivaloka-ādi yata loka ye sukhera kaṇā-leśe sabei aśoka yogīndra munīndra matta ye sukhera leśe pṛthivīte kṛṣṇa prakāśila nyāsi-veśe TRANSLATION Even a particle of the happiness distributed in this world by Kṛṣṇa in the dress of a sannyāsi freed the inhabitants of planets headed by Brahmaloka and Śivaloka from...
Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami is joined by His Grace Brahma Tirtha Prabhu as they share their realizations and remembrances of Śrīla Prabhupāda on his Vyāsa-pūjā.
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 10 Chapter 3 Texts 1-5 śrī-śuka uvāca atha sarva-guṇopetaḥ kālaḥ parama-śobhanaḥ yarhy evājana-janmarkṣaṁ śāntarkṣa-graha-tārakam diśaḥ prasedur gaganaṁ nirmaloḍu-gaṇodayam mahī maṅgala-bhūyiṣṭha- pura-grāma-vrajākarā nadyaḥ prasanna-salilā hradā jalaruha-śriyaḥ dvijāli-kula-sannāda- stavakā vana-rājayaḥ vavau vāyuḥ sukha-sparśaḥ puṇya-gandhavahaḥ śuciḥ agnayaś ca dvijātīnāṁ śāntās tatra samindhata manāṁsy āsan prasannāni sādhūnām asura-druhām jāyamāne ’jane tasmin nedur dundubhayaḥ samam TRANSLATION Thereafter,...
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 10 Chapter 13 Text 45 tamyāṁ tamovan naihāraṁ khadyotārcir ivāhani mahatītara-māyaiśyaṁ nihanty ātmani yuñjataḥ TRANSLATION As the darkness of snow on a dark night and the light of a glowworm in the light of day have no value, the mystic power of an inferior person who tries to use it against a...
Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 403 viśārada-caraṇe āmāra namaskāra sārvabhauma vācaspati nandana yāṅhara TRANSLATION I offer my humble obeisances at the feet of Viśārada, who had Sārvabhauma and Vācaspati as his sons.
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 10 Chapter 13 Text 35 vrajasya rāmaḥ premardher vīkṣyautkaṇṭhyam anukṣaṇam mukta-staneṣv apatyeṣv apy ahetu-vid acintayat TRANSLATION Because of an increase of affection, the cows had constant attachment even to those calves that were grown up and had stopped sucking milk from their mothers. When Baladeva saw this attachment, He was unable to...
Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 393 anata arbuda loka kare hari-dhvani bāhira nā haya gupte āche nyāsi-maṇi TRANSLATION Unlimited millions of people chanted the name of Hari, yet the crest jewel of sannyāsīs stayed hidden and did not come out.
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 10 Chapter 13 Text 18 tataḥ kṛṣṇo mudaṁ kartuṁ tan-mātṝṇāṁ ca kasya ca ubhayāyitam ātmānaṁ cakre viśva-kṛd īśvaraḥ TRANSLATION Thereafter, just to create pleasure both for Brahmā and for the mothers of the calves and cowherd boys, Kṛṣṇa, the creator of the entire cosmic manifestation, expanded Himself as calves and boys.
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 10 Chapter 13 Text 8 kṛṣṇasya viṣvak puru-rāji-maṇḍalair abhyānanāḥ phulla-dṛśo vrajārbhakāḥ sahopaviṣṭā vipine virejuś chadā yathāmbhoruha-karṇikāyāḥ TRANSLATION Like the whorl of a lotus flower surrounded by its petals and leaves, Kṛṣṇa sat in the center, encircled by lines of His friends, who all looked very beautiful. Every one of them was trying...
Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 374 sabe cala yadi satya haya e vacana tabe se āmāre sabe baliha brāhmaṇa TRANSLATION “Let us all go. If this information is correct, you should accept me as a brāhmaṇa.”
Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 354 yata mate vācaspati kahena lokere pratīta kāhāro nāhi janmaye antare TRANSLATION In whatever way Vācaspati tried to explain, the people did not have trust in his words.
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 10 Chapter 13 Text 4 tathāgha-vadanān mṛtyo rakṣitvā vatsa-pālakān sarit-pulinam ānīya bhagavān idam abravīt TRANSLATION Then, after saving the boys and calves from the mouth of Aghāsura, who was death personified, Lord Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, brought them all to the bank of the river and spoke the following words.
Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 337 ei mate sarva-dike loke stuti kare hena raṅga karāyena gaurāṅga-sundare TRANSLATION In this way people offered prayers from all directions. Such are the pastimes of Lord Gaurāṅga!