Chira-Dadhi-Mahotsava: Lord Nitai's Flat Rice and Yoghurt Festival at Sripat Panihati
The qualities, the ropes of Mahaprabhu's mercy. – The role of separation in the pastimes. - Raghunath Das Goswami's attempts to leave material life. - Krishna cancels your destiny, if you surrender to Him. - The single focus of a devotee. - By the mercy of Nityananda Prabhu everything is possible. - Who can see the spiritual illumination? - Nityananda Prabhu’s “punishment” of Raghunath Das Goswami: “Feed Me and my associates.” – Flat rice and yogurt – a cowboy picnic. - By Nityananda’s meditation Mahaprabhu appears. - 4 occasions when Mahaprabhu appears. - Why does Radharani cook for Krishna? – Raghava-bhavan. - Raghunath Das Goswami's successful escape and his life in Puri. - Progress: what was acceptable before, now is not acceptable. – Vairagya, renunciation is a result of inner evolution, not vice versa. – Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita comes from Raghunath Das Goswami. - Inner joy. - Mahaprabhu says, “What I don’t know, Swarup Damodar knows fully.” – Govardhan-shila is Krishna’s body – no installation needed, He is Krisnha. – Braja-gopis’ praise of Govardhan. – Mahaprabhu’s personal Govardhan-shila and gunja-mala He gave to Raghunath Das Goswami. – “Govardhan, please, give me shelter nearby!” - Raghunath Das Goswami's prayers: life's purpose is the service to Radharani. - Aparadha: service without Radharani is a hallucination. - A speck of dust or a super-servitor? – Sri Chaitanya-charitamrita: the greatest literature of the day.