Yearly Archives: 2015

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A new year to look forward to

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Another year has passed by! Life moves on, our bodies got older but our soul got wiser! And KKSBlog supplied you with a steady dose of spiritual tidbits from Kadamba Kanana…

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We belong in the Holy Dhama

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 2004) I always tell devotees that we should understand that Vrindavan or Mayapur is our home! This is where we live and now at one point, when…

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The cure for material desires?

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 20 October 2015, Chowpatty, India, Srimad Bhagavatam 10.69.41) Question: It happens, especially in household life, that the desires for sense gratification are many times taking over our…

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Sankirtan Festival in Simhachalam, 2015

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The European Sankirtan Festival in Simhachalam, Germany will take place from Wednesday, 30 December to Sunday, 03 January. This festival recognizes and honours the effort of those devotees who participated…

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Only love can set you free

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 12 September 2015, Durban, South Africa, BYS Retreat, Lecture at the Goshala) Who is free? You are free when you love what you do. You are not…

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Rasa Purnima, 2015

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Written by Rukmini dd An earthquake hit Sri Dhama Mayapur on Wednesday, November 25th, lasting approximately 90 minutes with tremors for at least half an hour before. Some call it…

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Honouring HH Jayadvaita Swami

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Written by Nandan After a full day of classes and meetings, in the evening Kadamba Kanana Swami attended the Appearance Day celebrations of his spiritual master HH Jayadvaita Swami (24 November).…

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Exchanges in Mayapur, November 2015

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Written by Nandan Thankfully, Maharaj was able to get a well-earned break on Wednesday, 18 November, and he pretty much spent the whole day delving into the magic of the…

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Arrival in Mayapur, November 2015

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Written by Nandan  Friday, 13 November Maharaj took his leave of Vraj and the sunburnt plains of North India and headed for the lush, tropical delta of Bengal in East India.…

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Video Interview: Part 2

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Here is Part 2 of the interview with Kadamba Kanana Swami where he answers many questions relevant to spiritual life. Why I love Kirtan? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdbKEsk1wE8 Why I love Krishna? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvWwwKAGN8c…

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Video Interview: Part 1

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During his visit to Vrindavan last month, Kadamba Kanana Swami was asked a series of pertinent questions during an interview. Below are video clips of his responses. What are the…

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Everyone should read!

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 16 April 2014, Durban, South Africa, Srimad Bhagavatam 1.7.34) One should not display anger in front of the deities; one should not cry in front of the…

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A state of emergency

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 16 April 2014, Durban, South Africa, Srimad Bhagavatam 1.7.34) Our strength is not brahman-tejas (brahminical power). Our strength is to carry the mercy of Sri Caintanya Mahaprabhu.…

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Extinguish the fire inside

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 16 April 2014, Durban, South Africa, Srimad Bhagavatam 1.7.34) The first and foremost quality of the brahminical order is kṣamā or forgiveness. This is the beginning of tolerance.…

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The willingness to change

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 16 April 2014, Durban, South Africa, Srimad Bhagavatam 1.7.34) It is interesting that in the purports of the Bhagavad-gita when Srila Prabhuapda describes the mode of goodness…

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Elusive ecstasy

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 09 September 2015, Randburg, South Africa, Youth Group Bhajans) (Kirtan ends)…That tune did not work. Last week, it did. I forgot what I did different. That is…

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What’s wrong with sex?

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 12 September 2015, Durban, South Africa, BYS Retreat – Lecture at the Goshala) I was at a university in Johannesburg and there was a girl who said,…

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India, November 2015: Recordings

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We have published numerous posts describing Kadamba Kanana Swami’s stay in Mumbai and Vrindavan. Here are recordings of lectures and kirtans from the various programs. To download, right-click on…

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Types of illicit sex

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 10 May 2013, Simhachalam, Germany, Srimad Bhagavatam 9.6.50) Transcribed by Jnana-samudra das Smaranam kirtanam kelih preksanam guhyam asanam (Srila Prabhupada Lecture, SB 6.1.11, 25 July 1971, NY). It is…

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Choose to be ecstatic

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 02 February 2005) There is only one adventure, the big adventure of crossing the ocean of nescience and going back to the spiritual world. But you do…

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Spiritual calculations

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 09 September 2015, Randburg, South Africa, Youth Group Bhajans) Srila Prabhupada said that five plus five is ten, two plus two is four, and everything plus Krsna…

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A book can do it!

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 23 August 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Srimad Bhagavatam 4.29.55) People are hankering to be devotees! Yesterday, in the morning, I was going for a walk and there was this…

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Govardhana Puja 2015

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Written by Rukmini dd Giriraja – The giver of shelter “The main point for me in the Govardhana Lila,” said Kadamba Kanana Swami as he sat perched upon his bed…

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Australia, October 2015: Recordings Part 2

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Kadamba Kanana Swami toured Australia from 29 September-16 October. Below is the final batch of recordings from his various programs. You may find Part 1 by clicking here. To download, right-click on a title…

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Vrindavan, November 2015: Part 2

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Written by Rukmini dd Kirtan amongst the sages in Vrindavan Like the forest of Naimisaranya adorned with sages, Vrindavan, in the soft radiance of Kartik, blossoms with an impressive bouquet…

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Vrindavan, November 2015: Part 1

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Written by Nandan  Visit to Rama-Ghat and Chir-Ghat It was 8 am in the morning (Sunday, 1st November 2015) and everyone was getting ready to get on the bus outside…

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Vrindavan, October 2015: Part 2

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Written by Nandan The disappearance day of Narottama Das Thakur Maharaj sang the morning Guruvastakam prayers in Srila Prabhupada’s samadhi. It was gentle, soothing and perfectly in sync with the…

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Vrindavan, October 2015: Part 1

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Written by Nandan Arrival in the Holy Dhama Kartik month in Vrindavan was truly something to behold! Even if one hadn’t been there, most devotees would have heard the stories…

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Mumbai, October 2015

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Written by Nimai From Sydney, Kadamba Kanana Swami travelled to Mumbai and arrived at Chowpatty Temple in the evening of 17 October. Even though Maharaj was still recovering from the…

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Prabhupada

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, August 2006, Goloka-dhama, Germany, Lecture) Prabhupada was real, Prabhupada was genuine, Prabhupada loved Krsna, Prabhupada saw Krsna and because Prabhupada said God is blue, He is blue!…

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The subduer of Cupid

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 17 August 2014, Goloka-dhama, Germany, Janmastami Class, Srimad Bhagavatam 10.41.6-10) There are ten effects of Cupid mentioned by Srila Visvanath Cakravarti Thakur: first comes attraction expressed through…

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Shelter

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 09 October 2012, Melbourne, Australia, Srimad Bhagavatam 1.12.24) When a devotee is close to Krsna then Krsna is also close to the devotee. But if we think, “Yes,…

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Eternal pastimes in Vrindavan

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 19 September 2014, Cape Town, South Africa, Evening Lecture)   Nothing has changed. Everything is still the same as it was when Krsna was here 5000 years…

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“Wrong way, Prabhu!”

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, October 2010, Melbourne, Australia, Lecture) Question: How can we check if we are going in the wrong way in our spiritual lives? By not being independent and…

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Glorious devotees

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 20 March 2013, Cape Town, South Africa, Srimad Bhagavatam 8.12.6) When the disciples of Prabhupada saw him lying on his bed, in his final days, they said, ‘How…

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Affection based on service

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 03 October 2013, Melbourne, Australia, Srimad Bhagavatam 2.3.8) One should never think that we possess anything in this world, not even our children. Our children are independent…

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Czech Summer Camp, 2015: Recordings

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The Czech Summer Camp took place from 01-06 July. A detailed description of the event can be found by clicking here. Below are the recordings courtesy of Antardvip Das.…

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The senses, the senses

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, April 2010)  It takes some practice and willpower to just detach the mind from the senses. It can be done when one has no faith in sense…

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Swiss Retreat, July 2015

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We have a series of catch-up posts coming up on Kadamba Kanana Swami’s travels during July and August… Written by Nadia Karuna dd From the Radhadesh Summer Festival in Belgium,…

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Faultless

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 31 March 2012, Cape Town, South Africa, Srimad Bhagavatam 7.15.26) The spiritual master sees himself as a fallen soul, as trying to be a good instrument and…

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Household life

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 20 October 2015, Chowpatty, India, Srimad Bhagavatam 10.69.41) Krsna engages in his external duties of paritrāṇāya sādhūnāṁ vināśāya ca duṣkṛtām dharma-saṁsthāpanārthāya sambhavāmi yuge yuge (Bhagavad-gita 4.8) to establish…

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A saintly person

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 11 April 2010, Durban, South Africa, Lecture) Saintly people can touch the heart of all. In this day and age, as soon as we speak about a saintly…

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Capturing Krsna in the month of Kartik

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 04 October 2009, Durban, South Africa, Lecture) We cannot be on automatic pilot; we must capture Krsna by making a special sacrifice! Then, when we have captured…

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A favourable time to attract mercy!

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, October 2011, Melbourne, Australia, Lecture) In Kartik, we will try for pure devotional service. In this month, one can take vows to perform some special service because this…

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