A gift from HH Nirañjana Swami

Today, I received from Indulekhā devī dāsī, a gift sent by my dear Godbrother HH Nirañjana Swami. He sent me his new book entitled, “The Nectar of Lock down”    

Sri Krsna Caitanya Lila Class – 09 Feb 2021

Today we continued the chapter entitled – “Veṅkaṭa Bhaṭṭa of Śrīraṅga Kṣetra invites Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu to his house”. Veṅkaṭa Bhaṭṭa begged Lord Caitanya for His mercy to stay at his house for the four months of the rainy season, Cāturmāsya. Lord Caitanya being...

Question: I am in Mayapur and we hear that some of our god sisters are leaving Iskcon, they are becoming babaji, going to Radha Kunda. Very painful to hear that. So how to understand this? Is this their free will, maya or ? Some devotees tried to stop them, preach to them.

Jayapataka Swami:  Bababjinis? Male or female? Females becoming babajinis. I don’t know about them. Why didn’t they tell before they leave? This is in Vrndavana. Even some old ladies 70 old lady they are living alone in Radha Kunda, very dangerous. 16-FEBRUARY-2020...

Question: It is said that in Kali yuga there is no other means, no other means, no other means, other than chanting the holy names of Krsna and also we need to chant without committing the ten offences and one of the offences to the holy name not to preach the glories of the holy name in front of the people who do not have any faith in the holy name. So my question is, should we preach to those who do not have any faith in Krsna or His holy name?

Jayapataka Swami: It says in the ten offences, to not preach the glories of the holy name to the faithless. So we do not preach the glories of the holy name to the faithless, we tell them chant Hare Krsna and be happy, Be Happy! HAPPPY! We invite everyone to chant. We...