We are very happy to present here ebook editions of the first Sri Vaishnava Toshani magazine, produced by Sripad Vaishnav Maharaj during the 1990s.
“O my brother! O my brother! No one has told you the glories of Lord Gaura. How great is Lord Brahmā? How great is Lord Śeṣa? They cannot eclipse the greatness of Lord Gaura.”
“When Mahaprabhu said that there is no alternative other than chanting the Holy Name of the Lord, then it is not necessary to go left or right or anywhere else. Be steady, be faithful, and try, and success must come to you.”
“If you read this book carefully, you will get everything.”
A rare, beautiful recording of Srila Gurudev chanting the verses of chapter two of the Madhya-lila of Sri Chaitanya-charitamrta, describing Sriman Mahaprabhu’s depth of divine love.
“One whose wealth is Śrī Gaurāṅga’s feet knows the essence of devotion’s rasa. The heart of one who hears Śrī Gaurāṅga’s sweet Pastimes becomes pure.”
Facing our shortcomings with hope and determination: words of love and wisdom from His Divine Grace.
“The mallika plant is a small plant, and when the sun rises he thinks, “Oh, if my flower will come like that in a bigger form then I shall be very happy. When will my flower be like the sun?’ That kind of hankering is good ... but if you do not get it then no enviousness will come.”
“The anger-less, prideless, supremely joyful Nityānanda Rāy wanders throughout the towns. Going from door to door to the homes of the lowly and fallen souls, He distributes the Hare Krishna mahāmantra.”
“Krishna consciousness is a very easy thing because it is everybody's religion.”