Krishna por Srila Prabhupada

Krishna explicou pessoalmente no Bhagavad-gita que Ele é a Suprema Personalidade de Deus. Sempre que há discrepâncias nos princípios reguladores da vida religiosa das pessoas e uma proeminência de atividades irreligiosas, Ele aparece neste planeta Terra. Em outras palavras, quando o Senhor Sri Krishna apareceu, havia uma necessidade de diminuir a carga de atividades pecaminosas … Continuar lendo Krishna por Srila Prabhupada

Krishna e a Colina de Govardhana

Govardhana é o nome de uma montanha sagrada que está intimamente ligada à história de Krishna. Certa vez, Indra, o rei dos deuses, que comanda os raios e as tempestades, duvidando do caráter divino do menino Krishna, convocou as nuvens da destruição universal em direção à vila de Vrindávana, onde Krishna morava e divertia-se com … Continuar lendo Krishna e a Colina de Govardhana

Mother Yasoda Binding Lord Krishna

Once upon a time, seeing that her maidservant was engaged in different household duties, mother Yaśodā personally took charge of churning butter. And while she churned butter, she sang the childhood pastimes of Kṛṣṇa and enjoyed thinking of her son. The end of her sari was tightly wrapped while she churned, and on account of … Continuar lendo Mother Yasoda Binding Lord Krishna

Birth of Lord Krishna

As stated in the Bhagavad-gita, the Lord says that His appearance, birth, and activities, are all transcendental, and one who understands them factually becomes immediately eligible to be transferred to the spiritual world. The Lord’s appearance or birth is not like that of an ordinary man who is forced to accept a material body according … Continuar lendo Birth of Lord Krishna

The Gopīs Attracted by the Flute

Kṛṣṇa was very pleased with the atmosphere of the forest where flowers bloomed and bees and drones hummed very jubilantly. While the birds, trees and branches were all looking very happy, Kṛṣṇa, tending the cows, accompanied by Śrī Balarāma and the cowherd boys, began to vibrate His transcendental flute. After hearing the vibration of the … Continuar lendo The Gopīs Attracted by the Flute

Description of Autumn

The killing of Pralambāsura and the devouring of the devastating forest fire by Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma became household topics in Vṛndāvana. The cowherd men described these wonderful activities to their wives and to everyone else, and all were struck with wonder. They concluded that Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma were demigods who had kindly come to Vṛndāvana … Continuar lendo Description of Autumn

Devouring the Forest Fire

While Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma and Their friends were engaged in the pastimes described above, the cows, being unobserved, began to wander off on their own, entering farther and farther into the deepest part of the forest, allured by fresh grasses. The goats, cows and buffalo traveled from one forest to another and entered the forest … Continuar lendo Devouring the Forest Fire

Killing the Demon Pralambāsura

After extinguishing the devastating fire, Kṛṣṇa, surrounded by His relatives, friends, cows, calves and bulls and glorified by their singing, again entered Vṛndāvana, which is always full of cows. While Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma were enjoying life in Vṛndāvana, in the midst of the cowherd boys and girls, the season gradually changed to summer. The summer … Continuar lendo Killing the Demon Pralambāsura

Extinguishing the Forest Fire

King Parīkṣit, after hearing of the chastisement of Kāliya, inquired from Śukadeva Gosvāmī as to why Kāliya left his beautiful land and why Garuḍa was so antagonistic to him. Śukadeva Gosvāmī informed the King that the island known as Nāgālaya was inhabited by serpents and that Kāliya was one of the chief serpents there. Being … Continuar lendo Extinguishing the Forest Fire

Subduing Kāliya

When He understood that the water of the Yamunā was being polluted by the black serpent Kāliya, Lord Kṛṣṇa took action against him and made him leave the Yamunā and go elsewhere, and thus the water became purified. When this story was being narrated by Śukadeva Gosvāmī, Mahārāja Parīkṣit became eager to hear more about … Continuar lendo Subduing Kāliya