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Articles tagged as Lord-nityananda

  • Nityanandashtakam

    Lord Nityananda is the most ecstatically merciful, dearest brother of Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.

  • More Merciful than the Most Merciful

    Lord Caitanya is the most merciful incarnation of the Lord – yet there is someone who is even more merciful than Him.

  • Nityananda Mahajana by Gaurangi

    Lord Nityananda appeared as Lord Caitanya's principal associate for spreading the congregational chanting of the holy names of the Lord.

  • Glorifying Nityananda Mahajan by Gaurangi Dasi

    A devotional bhakti art slideshow featuring artwork depicting the transcendental pastimes of Lord Nityananda. Lord Nityananda appeared as Lord Caitanya's principal associate for spreading the congregational chanting of the holy names of the Lord. He especially spread the holy name of the Lord throughout Bengal. He was born in Ekacakra in 1473 in the month of Magha (January-February).

  • The Dancing God
    Frederick Nietzsche is famous for his audacious proclamation “God is Dead”. Interestingly, the German philosopher did say something further, albeit in jest. Walter Kaufman translates Nietzsche’s quip - “I should believe only in a God who understood how to dance.”
  • Nityananda Prabhu: The Embodiment of Compassion
    Lord Nityananda is that sun. As the saint Srila Narottama Dasa Thakura writes, “Sri Nityananda Prabhu is the sum total of all gurus. Without his mercy, no one can attain Sri Sri Radha and Krishna.
  • Lord Nityananda Enacts Krishna's Childhood Pastimes
    Curiously, there is no authoritative biography of Nityananda Prabhu; and while Rupa, Jiva, and Raghunatha [Gosvamis] do not even mention him once in their collective writings, Sanatana Gosvami refers to him only briefly in the invocation of his Vaisnava-tosani. Nonetheless, the world is fortunate that Mahaprabhu's biographers have devoted large sections of their work to Nityananda's life, which can be pieced together from this massive literature, and also from later medieval Vaisnava texts, such as Bhakti-ratnakara and Prema-vilasa.