Srila Prabhupada introduced Caitanya Mahaprabhu to the whole world


Srila Prabhupada introduced Caitanya Mahaprabhu to the whole world

Venue : Mayapur

Dated :  December 31, 2018

By establishing ISKCON Srila Prabhupada has done a great welfare work for this world. Like Mayapur dhama was revealed to the world only because of  him. Srila Prabhupada brought the devotees from all over the world to Mayapur. This is a great achievement. Srila Prabhupada has given us this Mayapur dhama.

First of all Srila Prabhupada gave Caitanya Mahaprabhu to the world. But the world was not  understanding that Caitanya Mahaprabhu is Lord Himself. People used to take Him as a saint like Tukaram in Maharashtra, Narsingh Mehta and Tulsi Dasa.

That is also not wrong concept. He was playing a role of a devotee, but He was not only devotee. We all should know His tattva. There are many sastras which give reference of appearance of Caitanya Mahaprabhu. He is Krsna only, just the name is different. Srila Prabhupada gave the real introduction of Caitanya Mahaprabhu to the whole world. This is debt of Srila Prabhupada on all of us. He also ordered his devotees to print Caitanya Caritamrita and distribute it.

Caitanya Caritamrita gives us all details of Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s teachings and pastimes. Now Caitanya Caritamrita is also printed in Chiness and Chinese are also reading it. Initially only Bengali people could read it, but Prabhupada printed the copies in all the languages and made it available to the whole world. What else he gave us?

anarpita-carim cirat karunayavatirnah kalau
samarpayitum unnatojjvala-rasam sva-bhakti-sriyam (CC Adi 9.37)

There were many previous incarnations of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, but none were so generous, kind and magnanimous as Caitanya Mahaprabhu, for He distributed the most confidential aspect of devotional service, namely, the conjugal love of Radha and Krsna.

Madhurya rasa and madhura pastimes and Krsna prema Caitanya Mahaprabhu relished Himself and He became magnanimous and distributed it to the whole world.  So Mayapur is audarya dhama. Caitanya Mahaprabhu gave us unnat ujjwal rasa. The best mellow that’s visrambha was given by Caitanya Mahaprabhu.

What else did Srila Prabhupada give you? Whatever Caitanya Mahaprabhu gave us the same thing Prabhupada gave us.

emona doyala data

Who is so merciful as him. That merciful Caitanya Mahaprabhu wanted this wealth of Goloka which He brought to be given to the whole world.

sarvatra prachar hoi be mora nama

That was the will of Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Srila Prabhupada executed the will of the Supreme father. And he made plans to distribute it to the cities and villages. He also gave us ratha yatra. Srila Prabhupada liked ratha yatra the most. The work of ISKCON will go on till 10,000 years. So in only 50 years ratha yatra is being organized in more than 100 countries and more than 600 cities. This is going to multiply in the coming years.

The way Caitanya Mahaprabhu performed devotional service it is only to teach others.

yad yada acharti srestha

So who is the most superior?? The Lord. Caitanya Mahaprabhu was a great example. The same things were repeated by Srila Prabhupada. He followed the teachings of Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Prabhupada also instructed to teach it to the whole world. Caitanya Mahaprabhu did not just appear for Hindus but for all.

Caitanya Mahaprabhu also said,

“amara ajnaya guru hana tara’ ei desa”
y?re dekhatare kaha ‘krsna‘-upadesa

“Whomever you meet, simply talk with him about the instructions given by Krsna or tell him of narrations about Krsna. And Prabhupada said preaching is the essence.  The best welfare activity for the world is giving them harinama and that’s the fulfillment of this life.

If there is a boy who is lost, the best welfare work for him is taking him to his original parents. Many leaders say always chalo Delhi but Prabhupada said, “Chalo Goloka.”

A servant had a picture of Krsna in his purse.

First I kept pictures of my mother and father but they left me. Then when I got married I kept picture of my wife then she also left me then I thought whatever picture I keep that person leaves me. Why  not I keep picture of a person who will never leave me. So I kept picture of Lord Krsna.

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