Poems by Govinda Dasa

with 1 Comment

Govinda Dasa was a Bengali Vaishnava poet from the 16th century. He wrote many devotional songs addressed to Krishna. His most famous song is probably Bhajahu Re Mana. Bhajahu Re Mana (1)bhajahū re mana śrī-nanda-nandanaabhaya-caraṇāravinda redurlabha mānava-janama sat-sańgetaroho e bhava-sindhu … Read More

Poems by Narottama Dasa Thakura

with No Comments

Narottama Dasa Thakura was a pure bhakta who wrote many devotional songs about the spiritual master, the devotees, devotional service, the six Goswamis, Gaura-Nitai and Radha-Krishna. His songs are composed with sweet melodies in simple Bengali language. Narottama Dasa Thakura … Read More

Poems by Bhaktivinoda Thakura

with 1 Comment

Bhaktivinoda Thakura was a pioneering spiritual leader, writer and poet in the bhakti tradition. He wrote many books and devotional songs reintroducing the pure teachings of bhakti at a time when those teachings had almost become lost. His poems express … Read More

Dhruva Maharaja

with 4 Comments

Dhruva Maharaja – a small boy who leaves his home and goes to the forest to find God King Uttanapada had two queens, named Suniti and Suruci. Suruci was much more dear to the king; Suniti, who had a son … Read More

Sravanam – hearing about God

with 3 Comments

Sravanam means hearing about God. Hearing or reading stories full of bhakti is very pleasing to the heart and strengthens our love and devotion. In order to enter into deeper stages of bhakti we require a profound understanding about the … Read More

How do we practice bhakti-yoga?

with 4 Comments

Bhakti-yoga means to connect ourselves with the supreme being or God with attention, feeling and a loving heart. Because God is beyond our sense perception we have to use authentic methods that have the propensity to touch the innermost of … Read More