Adhikaris (platforms) of a devoteee

26 January 2015 Morning Walk Devotee: There is uttama adhikari (devotee), madhyama adhikari and kanistha adhikari… Under or below kanistha adikary, is there also one level of devotee? Srila Gurudev: Devotees are of three categories in our vaisnava philosophy: kanistha, madhyama and uttama adhikari. Kanistha… Also three types of kanistha:

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Love who loves your guru

24 December 2015 (Christmas eve) Teresópolis/RJ, Brazil – Morning walk Question: How to love who loves your [own] guru? Srila Gurudev: As like Gurudev loves Bhaktivedanta Svami Maharaj, so all the disciples of Bhativedanta Svami Maharaj loves Gurudev. This is a simple way. Because everybody saw how he [SvamiMaharaj] loves

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Gaura Arati

16 January 2016 Santos/SP, Brazil – Morning Walk Listen the class here and here Question: What should we think at the time of Gaura-arati? Answer: Mangalarati is the arati of the end of night, nisanta-lila. And Gaur-arati is the time which Krsna is returning back from the herding of the

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Why has Mahaprabhu come?

07 January 2016 Santos/SP, Brazil – Morning walk Svarup Damodar mentions why Krsna has come in this kali-yuga in the form of Caitanya Mahaprabhu. There are here three reasons explained in this verse. In krsna-lila, Krsna relished all kinds of mellows from the heart of the brajbasis: santa, dasya, vatsalya

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