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The Beauty of Bhakti

Gurudeva and Dhanurdhara Swami together spoke on Ramananda Samvada, the famous conversion between Lord Caitanya and Ramananda Raya in Caitanya Caritamrta Madhya Lila Chapter 8.
TITLES: "Overcome 'Skin Disease'", "Krsna's Vacation within a Vacation", "Vaiddhi & Raganuga Sadhana Bhakti", "Relationships During Srila Prabhupada's Final Pastimes", "Glories of Srimati Radharani"
Houston, 1999 - 5 TAPES

The Nectar of Instruction

Learn all about the do's and don'ts of spiritual life. How to enter the spiritual path and stay on it. How to control the senses, how to uproot the enjoying mood once and for all, how to develop taste for the holy name and become absorbed in devotional service, the secrets of associating with devotees, these classes reveal it all. "Can save you a lot of struggle".
1988 - 8 TAPES

Nectar of Devotion Overview

A veritable steam course, discussing the main points of this very important scripture, all the way up to the end of the book. Recorded in Auckland, New Zealand, during August 1992. Find out the exact meaning of rasa, the characteristics of devotional service and pure devotees, the difference between sadhana-bhakti and raganuga-bhakti etc. etc. Useful to refresh your memory of what you read or heard before, or to become familiar with it before you start reading this devotional classic.
1992 - 4 TAPES with VINYL ALBUM

The Nectar of Devotion - V.I.H.E. course

Srila Prabhupada said that this 'law book of ISKCON' describes the complete science of bhakti. Through detailed discussion these already famous lectures will take the listener from understanding the first stages of devotion, all the way up to appreciating ecstatic love of God in the varieties of relationships that pure devotees can have with Lord Krishna. Also included are a summary of Harinama-Cintamani and many Prabhupada nectar stories. "Very relishable and instructive."
1987 - 9 TAPES with VINYL ALBUM

Sri-Brahma-samhita - V.I.H.E. - course

The entire Vaisnava-philosophy in 62 verses. Always been attracted to this book, but afraid it was too difficult? Here's your chance! Recorded in Mayapura Dhama in 1990, this 'giant-among-courses' took 1000 study hours to prepare and offers innumerable reference quotes. After carefully hearing these tapes, now you can also understand -and explain! - the intricacies of creation, the inner meaning of Gayatri-mantra, the dasa-mula-tattva, and much, much more. Despite the sometimes 'Indian quality' recordings, this series is a must for preachers.
1990 - 15 TAPES with VINYL ALBUM

How to Improve Your Chanting - Harinama Cintamani

Despite the buzzing background sound, a popular, lively seminar on Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura's Harinama-Cintamani. If everything in spiritual life depends on the quality of our chanting, then how important it is to always try to improve! These evening lectures to the devotee community in Houston will help us to gain a deeper insight into the nature of the Holy Name. They address the common obstacles like inattentive chanting, vaisnava-aparadha etc. and discuss the means to overcome them.
1987 - 8 TAPES

Brhad-Bhagavatamrta Series

Come and read Srila Sanatana Goswami's Brhad-Bhagavatamrta together with Tamal Krishna Maharaja. The book is translated by Gopiparanadhana Prabhu and edited by Kesava Bharati Prabhu, with commentary by Gopiparanadhana Prabhu based on the commentary of Srila Visvanatha Cakravati Thakura. Part one of Brhad-Bhagavatamrta narates the story of Narada Muni travelling through the universe trying to find out who receives the most mercy from Krsna. In Volume One of this series His Holiness read and lectured on the last two chapters of part one where Narada got the answer. In Volume Two of this series His Holiness lectured on chapter one, the auspicious invocations, and part of chapter five.
Volume One -- Fiji, 2000 -- 14 tapes with VINYL ALBUM
Volume Two -- New Zealand and Australia, 2001 -- 11 tapes with VINYL ALBUM

Prema Bhakti Candrika Series

His Holiness lectured on Prema Bhatkti-candrika - The Moonrays of Loving Devotion by Narottama Dasa Thakura. He spoke on each verse of Gurvastaka, Sri Rupa Sanatana Mahima, Suddha Bhakti Tattva and Ekanta Bhakti.
Dallas and Houston, 2000 - 11 TAPES with VINYL ALBUM

MADURYA-KADAMBINI - A Cloud Bank of Nectar

Based on Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura's important work, these enlivening lectures given during the Mayapura festival discuss the first chapters of the book. They contain several favorite devotee-topics such as the unparalleled mercy of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu, the cause of bhakti, a thorough analysis of the various obstacles on the path of devotional service and how to remove them, and achieve steadiness and taste.
1993 - 4 TAPES with VINYL ALBUM