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Narasimha Jayanti

19 May 2024
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Narasimha Jayanti, The secret behind the Avatar of Narsingh Bhagwan) | Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat

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Importance of Sita Navami

15 May 2024
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Sita Navami, also known  as Sita Jayanti is an auspicious festival which marks the birth anniversary of Sita Maiya, the divine consort of Lord Rama. Sita Navami is celebrated to observe the values and ethics that Goddess Sita set for her devotees.   She is believed to be the embodiment of purity and chastity.  On […]

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Importance of Mother’s Day

13 May 2024
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(Speech given by Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj on Mother’s Day on 13 May 2001) The whole world is celebrating Mother’s Day today. The true meaning of celebrating Mother’s day i.e. a day to honour mothers.  In other words, it is a day to understand the importance of a mother.  Who is a mother?  And […]

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The Significance of Akshaya Tritiya

9 May 2024
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(Lecture given by Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj on the occasion of Akshya Tritiya) A devotee has asked me the significance of Akshaya Tritiya.  This is a festival pertaining to Lord Krishna and the significance of all the days pertaining to Lord Krishna is only that by surrendering ourselves physically, financially and mentally to Lord […]

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Lord Ram is our only True Relative

3 April 2024
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(A discourse given by Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj on the occasion of  Ram Navmi) “The Vedas have said this about God: Lord Ram alone is the father, mother, brother,  well-wisher and everything for a soul.  Other than him, we have no other real relation with anybody in this world at all.   For example, millions […]

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Shri Guru Dham, Bhakti Mandir – A Divine Resolve

27 March 2024
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To express gratitude for the countless deeds of their Guru and father Jagadguruttam Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj, the Presidents of Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat (JKP, ) H. H. Sushri Dr Vishakha Tripathi Ji, H. H. Sushri Dr Shyama Tripathi Ji and H. H. Sushri Dr Krishna Tripathi Ji, Kripalu Dham, made an auspicious resolution in January […]

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The Festival Holi

25 March 2024
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Do we really celebrate Holi? In celebrating Holi we highlight the omnipresence of God.  Unfortunately, most people fail to realise the true significance of this festival, and instead just play with colours and make merry.  The real aim of celebrating Holi is to follow the teachings and example of Bhakt Prahlada by developing unflinching faith […]

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Bhakti of Lord Shankar Ji

7 March 2024
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(An excerpt of a speech made by Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj on Shivratri ) In the Ramayana, Tulsidas has written some verses and raised a question. Is there a principle that devotion to God can’t be attained without worshipping Lord Shankar ji?  Is it compulsory to worship Lord Shankarji?   The answer to this is […]

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12th Anniversary of Prem Mandir

6 March 2024
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(Temple of Divine Love) Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj, the Rasik Saint, who remained ever immersed in the bliss of Shri Radha Krishna’s most sublime divine love pastimes, offered a transcendental gift of this Supreme Love to Shri Vrindavan Dham – ‘PREM MANDIR’  (Temple of Divine Love). Generally temples are named after various descensions of […]

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Gopi Prem

13 February 2024
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(Romance with the Divine) Valentine’s day is being celebrated all over the world today on  14 February.  It however, has nothing to do with the scriptures, according to Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj.  It was a tradition started by people to have some fun and frolic. Since everyone was keen to celebrate this day, our […]

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A Tale of Shabari

22 January 2024
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(Mere Ram Ayenge – My Ram will come) Shabari was a disciple of Matanga Rishi.  Although she was uneducated, she had an immense amount of faith and devotion and firm belief in her Guru.  When Rishi Matanga became old and realised that his time on earth was coming to an end, he asked Shabri to […]

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Guru Dispels Darkness

14 January 2024
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If you want to attain Divine Grace, you have to seek the guidance of a Guru who is well-versed in the Vedas and all other scriptures, and who has realised God. You have to surrender to him alone; there is no other way. This has been ordained by God Himself. Why? God alone knows! He […]

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GOD and GURU

14 January 2024
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God and Guru can only shower grace and nothing else. Let us consider the case of a Saint. Prior to the attainment of God-realisation, a Saint performs all kinds of actions, both good and bad and bears the fruits. However, upon becoming God-realised, he ceases to work. तस्य कार्य न विद्यते । (Gita 3.17) The […]

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Jagadguruttam Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj

14 January 2024
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Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj is the only Saint of this age to be honoured with the title of Jagadguru, the highest authority among all Hindu Vedic Saints and scholars. This title is only given to that Saint who brings about a spiritual revolution in the world through his divine teachings. Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji […]

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New Year Message by Jagadguru Shri Kripalu JI Maharaj

30 December 2023
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New Year Message by Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj

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The Supremacy of Divine Name ‘RADHE’

30 December 2023
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The Supremacy of Divine Name ‘RADHE’ by Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj

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Akshay Navami

21 November 2023
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Beautiful Lecture given by Jagadguru Shree Kripalu Ji Maharaj on the occasion of Akshay Navami explaining the kirtan – ‘‘Man Karu Sumiran Radha Rani Ke Charan.’ Man Karu Sumiran Radhey Rani ke charan मन करु सुमिरन, राधे रानी के चरन। Man karu sumiran, Radhey Rani ke charan.. O, my mind! Remember the lotus feet of […]

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Significance of Govardhan Pooja

13 November 2023
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(Lecture given by Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj during Govardhan Pooja celebrations) Today is the day of Govardhan Pooja. The day we worship Giridhari.  Why do we observe this festival?  It has great significance and we need to understand. Throughout the Vedas, Puranas, and scriptures, God and Saints have instructed us to love God alone. […]

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The Significance of Diwali

9 November 2023
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Diwali is a special Hindu festival that is observed by Indians all over the world.  The tradition of Diwali began many millennia ago when on this day Lord Ram returned to his kingdom in Ayodhya with his wife Sita and his brother Lakshman after defeating the demon king Ravana.  The residents of Ayodhya celebrated by […]

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Meaning of Karwa Chauth

31 October 2023
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(A speech given by Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaji on the occasion of Karwa Chauth) Today is the festival of Karwa Chauth.  Many ladies fast for the welfare of their husbands today. They worship Lord Shiva and his consort, Parvati.  Some are observing this fast for their husband’s long life.  But what has this got […]

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Sharat Purnima has come once again…

27 October 2023
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A beautiful pad or devotional song from ‘Prema Rasa Madira,’ depicting a Gopi’s viraha state (separation) from Lord Krishna during Sharat Purnima.  Prem Ras Madira is a principal composition of 1008 pads of Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj’s and arguably his greatest contribution to the spiritual and material world. Puni Sharata-Purnima a Gai पुनि शरत-पूर्णिमा […]

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Sharat Purnima

27 October 2023
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TONIGHT IS SHARAT PURNIMA –  The full moon night is in all its glory.  The Divine Couple Shyama Shyam are showering the nectarean bliss of Divine love in Their abode of love, Vrindavan. The Supreme Personification of Divine Love, Shri Radha and the Crest Jewel of Rasikas, Shyamasundara both look like the embodiment of ADORNMENT […]

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How to find true peace and happiness?

13 October 2023
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Happiness is the one and only thing every living being desires, and yet there is such variation and variety found everywhere else in this world. There are 8.4 million forms that a soul can enter and they are all unique. Some reside in water, some in the air, and some on the earth. Some are […]

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What is my relationship with God?

13 October 2023
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The God that people worship is the Supreme Almighty God himself, the all-knowing, all-powerful and all-majestic. He is the Governor, Creator and Sustainer of the entire universe. Everything about Him is infinite. He is omnipotent and omnipresent and there is nothing or no one greater than Him. How is it possible for us ignorant, insignificant […]

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Who is Shri Radha?

21 September 2023
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(A Special Radhashtami Lecture by Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj) Today is the auspicious day of Shri Radha Rani’s Appearance. Hence you all must have a desire to know, what is Radha Tattva? Who is Radha? Let’s first understand the grammatical formation of the word ‘Radha.’ Radha is a root word in Sanskrit language. Its […]

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The Supremacy of the Divine Name, ‘RADHE’

19 September 2023
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Throughout His life, Shri Maharaj Ji gave all who came in contact with Him, be they an eminent scholar, skeptic, or everyday person, the opportunity to understand three essential truths: Shree Radha is the ultimate goal of every living being. Shree Radha is the essence of all scriptures. Shree Radha is the personification of the […]

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What is our relationship with Shri Krishna? Part 3

28 August 2023
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As explained, our relationship with Shri Krishna is not an ordinary relationship. It is a relationship with imbued Grace. It is like the relationship of a mother to her child. She always thinks of the child’s welfare. But there may be one doubt in your mind, when you are alone. Let’s resolve that also. This […]

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What is our relationship with Shri Krishna? Part 2

28 August 2023
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There is a story narrated by village folks which relates to this. Once a father scolded his son for a mistake and slapped him. The son felt so bad that he ran away from home. He was upset but then he found some work. And gradually, he became a millionaire. After attaining maturity, he thought […]

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What is our relationship with Shri Krishna? Part 1

28 August 2023
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What is our sambandh or relationship with Shree Krishna? Sambandh has ‘sam’ as the prefix and ‘bandh’ as the root word. That is samyak bandhan, all around, complete or 100% relationship. That is the meaning of sambandh. It’s just like your mother, father, brother, brother-in-law or son-in-law, whom you call your relations or relatives. Can […]

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The Significance of Naag Panchami

21 August 2023
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The Significance of
Naag Panchami | Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj | Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat

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The Profound Significance of Guru Purnima

30 June 2023
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The true celebration of Guru Purnima will only commence when you surrender completely unto the lotus feet of your Spiritual Master. On the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima, everyone would like to know what the real meaning of Guru Purnima is. It is the complete surrender by an individual soul under the bondage of maya […]

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THE GURU

30 June 2023
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Guru Brahma, Guru Vishnu, Guru MaheshwaraGuru Sakshat Param Brahma Tasmai Shri Gurave Namah The Guru performs the roles of Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh. Playing the role of Brahma, he gives us the jnana or knowledge. As Vishnu, he protects that knowledge, and as Shankar or Mahesh, he destroys or dispels ignorance. Only a Sadguru is […]

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Why do we have mood swings?

28 May 2023
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(The Philosophy of Sanatan Dharm) One day we wake up feeling on top of the world, and another day, we feel sad and dejected for no good reason. Why is this so? Observe the constantly fluctuating and unusual nature of the world. There is a predominance of the three gunas, or the modes of Maya, […]

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Discovering the True Mother on Mother’s Day

12 May 2023
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Shri Maharaj Ji’s Message on the occasion of Mother’s Day Radharani alone is everyone’s mother. Therefore the true meaning of celebrating Mother’s Day is to accept Radharani as your mother. Accept this from your heart. So once we come to know it and accept it with full faith that Radharani alone is our soul’s mother, […]

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A True Devotee

27 March 2024
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(An excerpt of a speech made by Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj on Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti) तृणादपि सुनीचेन तरोरपि सहिष्णुना । अमानिना मानदेन कीर्तनीयः सदा हरिः ॥ trinadapi sunichena tarorapi sahishnuna amanina manadena kirtaniyah sadah harih (Shikshashtak, Gaurang Mahaprabhu) Devotees on the path of bhakti need to fulfil the following conditions if they are to […]

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Holi Madhuri Leela

25 March 2024
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Ya kare ne, kare karataba kare Sunu gori hori khelana misa, haya! karora juluma dhare Malata gulala gala kahi ‘pyari’! Mohum kaha ‘tu kaha pyare’ Barabasa nainana naina milavata, puni taki-taki sainana mare Kahata lajata bata aurana sakhi, karata na ka, re daiya re Kaha ‘Kripalu’ tu to abala sakhi! ya te vidhi, hari, hara […]

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