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Sankirtan — Chanting the Hare Krishna Mantra in Public

Devotees of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness performing sankirtana, congregational chanting of the holy names of Lord Krishna, in New York City. In the evening Lord Gaurasundara went out and formed three parties to perform kirtana. (Adi-lila 3, p. 330)

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Sridhama Mayapur

Sridhama Mayapur — The birthplace of the Supreme Lord Sri Krsna Caitanya in the province of Gauda in Bengal. The ISKCON International Center at Lord Caitanya’s birthplace in Mayapur, West Bengal. Distribution of prasada (food offered to Krishna) in West Bengal, India. In 1885, Srila Thakura Bhaktivinoda wrote: “Oh, for…

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The Six Gosvamis

Lord Caitanya embraced Sanatana Gosvami, accepting his body as spiritual. (Adi-lila, p. 305) The place of worship and chanting beads of Srila Rupa Gosvami, the recipient of the special mercy of Lord Caitanya. Being empowered by the Lord, he wrote many transcendental literatures on the science of devotional service. The…

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Haridasa Thakura

While chanting the Hare Krishna mantra in Benapola, Haridasa Thakura was personally tested by Mayadevi herself. (Adi-lila 2, p. 276) After the passing of Haridasa Thakura, Lord Caitanya took his body and danced with it in great ecstasy. (Adi-lila 2, p. 277) “After thus instructing the prostitute about the process…

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 In the temple of Govindaji, thousands of servitors always render service to the Lord, who is seated on a golden throne bedecked with jewels. (Adi-lila 2, p. 196) After seeing Madana-mohana, Krsnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami accepted the garland of order from the temple priest. (Adi-lila 2, p. 208) The Deities and temple…

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Caitanya Mahaprabhu Performs Kirtan

Whenever the crowds were too great, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu stood up, raised His hands and chanted, “Hari! Hari!” to which all the people again responded, filling both the land and sky with the vibration. (Adi-lila 2, p. 149)

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Caitanya Mahaprabhu Preaches to Mayavadis

Prakasananda Sarasvati, seeing Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu in an unclean place, caught Him by the hand and seated Him with great respect in the midst of the assembly. (Adi-lila 2, p. 47) After the Mayavadi sannyasis heard Lord Caitanya, their minds changed, and they began to chant the holy name of…

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Krsnadasa Kaviraja Goswami — Author of Sri Caitanya-caritamrta

 “O my dear Krsnadasa, go to Vrndavana, for there you will attain all things.” (p. 494) The historic site where Sri Caitanya-caritamrta was completed in the year 1616 by Srila Krsnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami.

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