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Raya Ramananda Samvada (1): Sriman Mahaprabhu Empowered Sri Ramananada Raya, CC Madhya 8.1-46

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This audio is included in the following series of lectures:


  • Sri Caitanya Caritamrta is the remnant of many devotees.
  • Sriman Mahaprabhu is a boundless, nectarean ocean of the established conclusions of devotion (bhakti-siddhäntas), and His devotee Sri Ramananda Raya is the cloud whom He filled with these conclusions about devotion to Him.
  • Sriman Mahaprabhu experienced the rain of bhakti-tattvas that the Ramananda cloud showered upon Him, He was transformed into an ocean of jewels.
  • Reasons for Sriman Mahaprabhu's advent.
  • Krsna got jnana (knowledge) but not vijnana (science) eg Radha teaching Krsna how to do mana.
  • Story of Lord Rama - purifying the well water used by risis - wash Sabri's feet.
  • Meeting with Sri Ramananda Raya and accepting prasadam with a Brahmana.
  • When you have prema you will have humility.
  • Why did Sri Ramananda Raya address Sriman Mahaprabhu as Narayana?
  • Bhakti has no consideration for caste.
  • Nanda Maharaja's meeting with Sri Gargacarya.
  • Always honor a sadhu.