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Jaya Prabhupada! During my preaching career, I have several times taken a break from giving classes. I have done this for two basic reasons: health and writing.
In fact, nothing gives me more pleasure than trying to serve Prabhupada and his devotees by teaching Krishna consciousness. Thank you Message – H.D.Goswami

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Today is H.D.Goswami’s Vyasa-Puja. 51 years in the movement, 50 years of taking initiation, 48 years of sannyasi – a lifetime of dedication and service to Srila Prabhupada. The 2020 Vyasa-Puja Book is here!

November 6th 2020 – Health

Jaya Prabhupada! During my preaching career, I have several times taken a break from giving classes. I have done this for two basic reasons: health and writing.
In fact, nothing gives me more pleasure than trying to serve Prabhupada and his devotees by teaching Krishna consciousness. November 6th 2020 – Health

Facebook and Youtube live tomorrow, Jan. 17th, at 7am PST/10am EST Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.9.29 #hdg #hdgoswami #srimadbhagavatam

Facebook and Youtube live tomorrow, Jan. 17th, at 7am PST/10am EST Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.9.29 #hdg #hdgoswami #srimadbhagavatam ...

We find many dharmas in each yuga. For example, in ISKCON we have yajñas, japa meditation, pūjā, and of course saṅkīrtana. I assume that in each age, the yuga-dharma is prominent, not exclusive. That is because there is an enduring sanātana-dharma which manifests in its various forms in each yuga.

Yuga-dharma specifically aims at Vaiṣṇava-mokṣa. Thus for example, Dvāparā witnesses grand sacrifices such as the Rāja-sūya, but these were NOT aimed at Vaiṣṇava-mokṣa. We must see that mantra, yajña, and dhyāna were effectively the technology and science of their times. All three were deployed constantly in each previous yuga for all kinds of practical effects. To look for yuga-dharma, we must search specifically for the most prominent means of Vaiṣṇava-mokṣa, and I think we find it in each yuga.

In this age, without question saṅkīrtana, broadly understood, is the yuga-dharma. 

#dharma #hdg #hdgoswami #sankirtana

We find many dharmas in each yuga. For example, in ISKCON we have yajñas, japa meditation, pūjā, and of course saṅkīrtana. I assume that in each age, the yuga-dharma is prominent, not exclusive. That is because there is an enduring sanātana-dharma which manifests in its various forms in each yuga.

Yuga-dharma specifically aims at Vaiṣṇava-mokṣa. Thus for example, Dvāparā witnesses grand sacrifices such as the Rāja-sūya, but these were NOT aimed at Vaiṣṇava-mokṣa. We must see that mantra, yajña, and dhyāna were effectively the technology and science of their times. All three were deployed constantly in each previous yuga for all kinds of practical effects. To look for yuga-dharma, we must search specifically for the most prominent means of Vaiṣṇava-mokṣa, and I think we find it in each yuga.

In this age, without question saṅkīrtana, broadly understood, is the yuga-dharma.

#dharma #hdg #hdgoswami #sankirtana
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This 2021 will be recharged with surprises, where I am going to transmit with you all the wisdom of the incredible culture of Bengali Krisnaism. Sign up with the link in the bio for more information.



#hdg #hdgoswami #literature #teaser #yoga #spirituality #meditation #harekrishna #mantra #2021
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“Causeless mercy” does not indicate that Krsna treats souls unfairly, rewarding one and punish another for no reason. As we know, He explicit rejects this notion in the Gita. The Bhagavatam also emphatically rejects this idea of divine partiality, often in the context of battles between the Devas and Asuras. Krsna often intervenes on the side of the Devas, and the Bhagavatam repeatedly reminds us not to misunderstand such divine interventions as a sign of partiality in God. Krsna always has good reasons for what He does.

“Causeless mercy” does not indicate that Krsna treats souls unfairly, rewarding one and punish another for no reason. As we know, He explicit rejects this notion in the Gita. The Bhagavatam also emphatically rejects this idea of divine partiality, often in the context of battles between the Devas and Asuras. Krsna often intervenes on the side of the Devas, and the Bhagavatam repeatedly reminds us not to misunderstand such divine interventions as a sign of partiality in God. Krsna always has good reasons for what He does. ...

Q&A live on Facebook and YouTube today, @11PST/2pm EST. “Krishna organizes the life of a sincere devotee so that we learn what we have to learn, and at the end, we return to Krishna.” #hdg #hdgoswami

Q&A live on Facebook and YouTube today, @11PST/2pm EST. “Krishna organizes the life of a sincere devotee so that we learn what we have to learn, and at the end, we return to Krishna.” #hdg #hdgoswami ...

Live on Facebook and YouTube tomorrow. As Krishna perfectly said in SB 10.24.6-7, "When people in this world perform activities, sometimes they understand what they are doing and sometimes they don’t. Those who know what they are doing achieve success in their work, whereas ignorant people do not. Such being the case, this ritualistic endeavor of yours should be clearly explained to Me. Is it a ceremony based on scriptural injunction, or simply a custom of ordinary society?"
If you have questions, send them in the comments or to hdgoswami.media@gmail.com. H.D.Goswami will try to answer as many as  he can during this live stream. Live on Jan. 9th, Saturday, at 11am PST/2pm EST

Live on Facebook and YouTube tomorrow. As Krishna perfectly said in SB 10.24.6-7, "When people in this world perform activities, sometimes they understand what they are doing and sometimes they don’t. Those who know what they are doing achieve success in their work, whereas ignorant people do not. Such being the case, this ritualistic endeavor of yours should be clearly explained to Me. Is it a ceremony based on scriptural injunction, or simply a custom of ordinary society?"
If you have questions, send them in the comments or to [email protected] H.D.Goswami will try to answer as many as  he can during this live stream. Live on Jan. 9th, Saturday, at 11am PST/2pm EST
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