THE VIKARAS OF BHAJAN BY Shri Vinod Bihari Das Babaji Maharaj

The attraction to worldly pleasures is not a fault, but nature of jivatma. Through the association of elevated sadhus, when the sadhak starts realizing that there is a higher reason to take birth as humans than living for food and mating like animals, they worship…

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GURU TATVA By Shri Vinod Bihari Das Babaji Maharaj

Shri Guru charana padma, kevala bhakati sadma, Bando mui savdhan mate. Jahaar prasade bhai, ei bhava torita jayi, Krishna prapti hoy jaha haite. Meaning: I bow down respectfully to the lotus feet of Sri Gurudev which are abode of spiritual devotion. O…

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WHAT REALLY INHIBITS OUR PROGRESS? BY SRISRI VINOD BABA

Yes, we all have bad samskaras, the materialistic inclinations that we have acquired through several lives. But do you think those bhaktas you read about in Bhaktamaal and even Shrimad Bhagvatam didn't have such samskaras? From those who were proud of their …

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MEETING A SADGURU AND YOGIRAJ SHYAMACHARAN LAHIRI MAHASAY - SRISRI BABA MAHARAJ

A deep commitment to spiritualism is a result of spiritual practice of several lives. Similarly, one is attracted to a Guru he has relation with through several lives. Through several lives, one forms a samskara (a subconscious impression) of what kind of Guru h…

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HARINAAM, RADHA NAAM AND GURU BY SRISRI VINOD BABA

Piteous state. Slackened mind, intellect and thought processes. Consistently surrounded by problems. Adhi (natural disasters), Vyadhi (illness) and Upadhi (social propreity that come with name and fame) eating away one's mental peace. Sunk in bad associati…

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Manjaris and Radharani By SriSri Vinod Bihari Das BabaJi Maharaj

Manjaris and Radharani share the same soul. They are so dear to Srimati Radharani that even if they become little happy, the happiness multiplies in Radharani. Automatically, Radharani becomes extremely happy and starts celebrating, as they are the same entity, …

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SADHU SEVA AND CHARITY BY SRISRI VINOD BIHARI DAS BABAJI MAHARAJ

Service to God or vaishnava should be selfless in nature. Even if your intention is to acquire bhakti in return to the service done, you are not being really selfless. Since you are interested in your own spiritual advancement, you can easily fail to see if yo…

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Samata is the Foundation of Sanatan Dharma By SriSri Baba Maharaj

Our behaviour speaks about our personality. And whatever we get back from others is really a reaction of our own behaviour. If our behaviour is positive, we get positive reaction from others. If our behaviour is negative, we get negative reaction from others. …

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BALANCING THE INTELLECTUAL WITH THE PRACTICAL

We have all heard about the superiority and spiritual quality of Shri Braj Dham. All the creatures and trees, the roads and temples, forests and gardens are unworldly, purely spiritual, and part of the pastimes of Radha Krishna. The vrajwasis we see through ou…

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RadhaRani is Compassion - Satsang By SriSri Vinod Bihari Das Baba Ji Maharaj

Kshama (forbearance) and Karuna (compassion) are the same. Compassion is the quality of understanding others' sufferings and the willingness of doing something about it. But the sympathy for only your own child observing his sufferings, whether he is righ…

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