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About Collected Works of Sri Bhakti Ananda Goswami

This site is a repository of the written work of Bhakti Ananda Goswami managed by one of his students, Vrndavan Brannon Parker. Bhakti Ananda Goswami is a practicing Catholic Hermit under private vows, and a Vedic Monk in the Brahma-Madhva-Gaudiya-Vaishnava Lineage Tridanda Sannyasi and Siksha (Instructing) Master. His research provides the evidence proving that at the ultimate source there is only One Religion and Divinity yet there are multiple expressions of that religion and Divinity. Read the various collected articles on this site revealing that ancient Humanity was highly evolved and motivated by transcendent and life affirming impulses leading to High Civilization. (Please Note that this site is not maintained and updated by Bhakti Ananda Goswami himself but is managed by one of his students. Though he does scan the site he is not always able to respond to messages or comments.)

Scholarly Recommendation of Bhakti Ananda Goswami’s Research

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388349_10150444744844828_1603084302_nA Personal Academic Reference Letter Regarding Bhakti Ananda Goswami’s Academic Accomplishments and Qualifications in 1983…

The following is a quote from Professor Janet Bennett, the Department Chairperson of the Catholic Marylhurst College (University) where I received my Bachelor’s Degree. It is from a master’s degree program recommendation letter that she wrote for me in 1983.

So, while Satyaraja Dasa and other scholar-Disciples of Srila Prabhupada’s have received encouragement, promotion and support from ISKCON, my own contributions have been completely suppressed and censored by the fanatical ISKCON Aryanist Leadership that cannot tolerate hearing or reading the historical truth about the primal Radha-Krishna and Baladeva worship of ALL of Humanity. Somehow these Leaders apparently feel that they must suppress the truth that the AFRICANS, Biblical SEMITES, ‘degraded Yavana’ EUROPEANS, ASIANS and other ‘non-Aryan races’ originally worshiped the Supreme Personality of Godhead and Radha-Shakti. These ISKCON Leaders will apparently only admit that some RACIAL Class of “ARYANS” once worshiped their Vedic God. Of course not all ISKCON Leaders are Aryanist Racists, but SOME ARE, and these have succeeded in suppressing the truth that Radha-Krishna and Baladeva were originally worshiped by ALL of the Tribes of HUMANITY.

Thus I am deeply grateful to Gauragopala Dasa for continuing to allow me to post here on his Facebook Page.

A Quotation From Prof. Bennett’s 1983 Letter regarding David Sherman (Bhakti Ananda Goswami) as a “doctoral level ability” expert scholar:

“To Whom It May Concern:

This letter is an endorsement of David Sherman’s application to the graduate program at Goddard. I have known Dave for three years in the capacity of teacher, advisor and academic evaluator for his prior learning experience portfolio. I have spent countless hours with him discussing his academic interests, professional and personal aspirations and ethical concerns.

My conclusion is that David is unique. Never in my experience have I encountered a student at the undergraduate level with the scholarly discipline and curiosity that this man has. His knowledge of eastern religions, literature and philosophy is stunning, and has been largely completed through personal research and independent study. His single-minded diligence to his work is astonishing and the results are unassailable: Dave is an expert, operating with doctoral level ability at the undergraduate level. He has taught himself Sanskrit, and can sing, read and write it, and even teach it to others; he has acquired an ability to trace various scriptural threads through Greek and Latin as well as Sanskrit Documents. He has traveled on invitational speaking tours through India, Sri Lanka and Nepal, speaking on theistic unity. His knowledge of Asian philosophy and world religions is scholarly; he focuses frequently on developing complex interrelationships through art, symbolism, religious philosophy and iconography among various religions, referring to assorted pantheons of gods with remarkable familiarity.

In short, for those of us who believe in self-taught learners and nontraditional education, Dave is the epitome of the quality that can be achieved. ”

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Closer US-India Ties are Something to Celebrate

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10929148_10152742087342858_1626107631959599264_nDivide and conquer has been the strategy that militant atheistic Communism as a global force has used to back Islamists in India and elsewhere to agitate and destabilize the free theistic and non-Islamic Nations that it wanted to overthrow. Communism and its hidden support for the Islamists and atheistic Sri Lankan Theravadin Buddhists in India has been disasterous for India. That this occult alliance between militantly atheistic Communism, militant Islam and Atheistic Theravadin Buddhism exists may amaze some, but the fact is that one of the first rules in warfare is that ‘My enemy’s enemy is my friend’. Both Communism and Sri Lankan Theravadin Buddhism are militantly atheistic. Militant Islam is violently iconoclastic and thus more compatible with atheism and extreme iconoclastic ‘Hindu’ Impersonalism than it is with any form of INCARNATIONAL or Icon-venerating Bhakti Tradition Hinduism, Mahayana Buddhism or cCatholic Apostolic Christianity.

Thus Communism, Atheistic so-called ‘Hinduism’, Atheistic Buddhism and fanatical Iconoclastic Islam are natural allies against all of the Great Bhakti Traditions of Humanity that all “Love the Lord’s Appearing”. That these anti-Incarnation groups all historically have utter disdain and contempt for the Bhakti Traditions that all have various doctrines of INCARNATION and PRASADAM, should not surprise anyone. The 5th of these aggressive Global Hostile Forces attacking the Great Bhakti Incarnational Traditions is far-right ICONOCLASTIC ‘Idol-Smashing’ anti-cCatholic Protestantism. ALL of these groups, the ‘Idol’ hating Protestants and Muslims, the atheistic Communists and Buddhists and yes the Atheistic ‘idol hating’ ‘Hindus’ too, are the historical Global Adversaries of their hated ‘idol-worshiping’ Enemies which are the Incarnation-Loving Great Bhakti Traditions, including those of ‘Hindu’ India and elsewhere. Read the rest of this entry

About Srila Prabhupada’s Original Books

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Original 1962-1964 Delhi Srimad Bhagavatam

Original 1962-1964 Delhi Srimad Bhagavatam

Due to the transcendental activity of Srila Prabhupada, I was blessed to have the association of Dr. Acharya Prabhakar Mishra, who was un-rivaled as a great academically honored Sanskritist and Vaishnava Acharya of the Sanskrit Bhakti Shastras. Dr. Mishra was Srila Prabhupada’s intimate friend and devoted first Disciple and Srila Prabhupada’s Sanskrit Guru. They lived together in Jhansi for over 5 years, and after Srila Prabhupada moved away from Jhansi, Dr. Mishra continued to try to help him, and supported him at various times, for years. Once, when I asked Hansadutta ‘Swami’ if Srila Prabhupada ever said anything about Dr. Mishra, he replied that Srila Prabhupada said that “He is the best”.
When I was in Sri Lanka, India and Nepal, in the association of both Hindu academic and government leaders, I personally saw for myself the profound esteem which these leaders had for Dr. Mishra as possibly the World’s greatest living Master of the Sanskrit Bhakti Shastras and a Great Saintly Vaishnava.
Why should this be of any significance to the other disciples of Srila Prabhupada? Why should we care about Dr. Mishra’s extraordinary academic credentials or his personal character, or what Dr. Mishra had to say to me about Srila Prabhupada’s Books?
We should care, because there can be NO comparison between the Sanskrit mastery of any other of Srila Prabhupada’s disciples and that of Dr. Mishra. However when I questioned him about Srila Prabhupada’s Books, Dr. Mishra immediately took the humble position of refusing to make ANY mundane criticism of them! In fact when we discussed the years that Srila Prabhupada studied Sanskrit under Dr. Mishra’s guidance, Dr. Mishra again took a most humble position, saying only that he was only helping Srila Prabhupada with some of the finer points of Sanskrit grammar, not not with the root meanings of the words.
Non-linguists often do not realize that in a language like Sanskrit, the same word root can have various meanings. It is the Tradition of Guru, Shastra and Sadhu that INSURES that the correct meanings are passed-down from generation to generation through what Srila Prabhupada rightly called the ‘disciplic succession’. Note that he used the ‘improper’ word DISCIPLIC, but that his use of this grammatically ‘incorrect’ word WAS more importantly historically and theologically accurate!
In this way, I could give HUNDREDS of examples of how Srila Prabhupada’s profound knowledge and realization of the Sanskrit and Bengali Vaishnava Bhakti Shastra, and his unique ability to translate this into Modern English OPENED UP these Shastras to the Global English reading and speaking peoples, and through the international language of English to the rest of Humanity. NO merely accurate but un-inspired Sanskritist could ever have done what Srila Prabhupada did, which was of an entirely OTHER ORDER of divinely inspired genius! To therefore make some mundane criticism of his Books, or to even insult them as being “full of warts” is certainly to miss the point of his Divinely Inspired Contribution entirely.
If ANYONE was academically qualified to criticize Srila Prabhupada’s Books from a mundane academic perspective, it would have been Dr. Mishra, who was the HEAD of the Sanskrit Department of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Mumbai, India. However, he chose NOT TO CRITICIZE THEM. I saw for myself that within the Native Indian Academic Community among Vaishnava DEVOTEES this non-critical stance of Dr. Mishra was RESPECTED because Srila Prabhupada’s Spiritual Genius, ‘Realization’ and Divine Empowerment was his supreme qualification, NOT his strict adherence to the academic grammatical rules of Sanskrit word-jugglery.
By refusing to insult his Spiritual Master over the so-called defects in his Books, Acharyaji (Dr. Mishra) honored BOTH Srila Prabhupada and himself, showing by his own humble behavior the proper way to treat someone who is both one’s SPIRITUAL SUPERIOR and DISCIPLIC TRADITION MASTER.
DISCIPLE: See root of DIKSHA in Sanskrit.
A DOCtor DISCiplines DISCiples, teaching them DOCtrine from a DOCument, and inDOCtrinating them in the DOCtrines of their “DISCIplic succession”!
Given the choice of a grammatically (etc.) perfect manuscript edited by a non-saint and a transcendentally inspired one written and edited by a true SAINT, I will chose the inspired one approved by the self-realized Saint, every time!
All glories to our spotless Spiritual Master, Srila Prabhupada, whose Divinely Inspired Books can deliver humanity from the Modern Era plague of atheistic impersonalism and voidism!

Rama’s wounding Crown of Arrows in relation to the Crown of Thorns of Jesus Christ

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10615376_10152588720438640_6257324977204245254_nRavana Gives Rama a ‘Crown of Thorns’

“Then Ravana, who caused people to cry, used his hands to shoot a wreath of steel arrows into Rama’s forehead. Rama bore on His head that wreath released from Ravana’s dreadful bow. It shone like a blue lotus flower and Rama was undisturbed by it.” Valmiki Ramayana Yuddha Kanda, Ch 99

Above Vrndavan Brannon Parker has made a Post about a Vaishnava Scriptural Source for HARI as Rama being depicted as having a crown of arrows. In light of the MANY Eastern Vaishnavism related Scriptural and Iconographic Traditions in the Mediterranean Bhakti Traditions, a connection between this description of RAMA with a wounding Crown of Arrows shot by His Adversary SHOULD be studied in relationship to the Crown of Thorns on Jesus Christ’s Head.

In fact there are several traditions regarding Jesus Christ’s Crown of Thorns that I have already researched (decades ago) and written about in depth (elsewhere). In one His Crown of Thorns is made of Acacias or pseudo-Acacius thorns and in another it is made of Bram-Bolos. Both of these plants are very sacred to Krishna-Vishnu! Elsewhere I have written a lot about the family of the SAL TREE being very sacred to Krishna-Vishnu and the Buddha of the Pure Land Buddhist Tradition, WHO IS HARI, BHAGAVAN, ADI PURUSHA, PUROSOTTAMA etc.

Helios / HERU-AUSU / HARI-VASU with His Radiant Crown, on the Rhodon coin of RHODA / RADHA of Rhodes.

Helios / HERU-AUSU / HARI-VASU with His Radiant Crown, on the Rhodon coin of RHODA / RADHA of Rhodes.

I have also written extensively about the family of the BRAM-BOLOS or ‘Brambles’, the BLACKBERRIES that were used to DYE THE SKIN OF THE CHOSEN YOUTH or ANOINTED KING REPRESENTING THE SUPREME LORD HELIOS KOUROS IN ANCIENT FESTIVALS. By some Ancients the Bramble BLACKBERRY BUSH was considered TABOO in Europe. By Jews it was thought to be the Burning Bush of EXODUS that the Supreme Lord chose for His OWN Revelation! In the East it has been called the KRISHNA berry, because it is the BLACK berry Bush sacred to HARI as KRISHNA.

A third ‘Crown of Thorns’ Tradition is due to HARI’s Icon or Murti wearing His RADIANT CROWN. This RADIANT Crown is uniquely HIS and was generally not seen on ANY OTHER ‘DEITY’ except HARI-VASU / HELI-OS / HERU-AUSU or ELI-YAHU. The ‘Solar’ SURYAS / SOLEUS is a Variant Form of HELIOS / HR-AUS ‘HORUS’. The RAYS of the Radiant Crown were drawn or actually molded or cast of golden metal and sometimes inserted into the Head of the Stone Murti of the Lord. Murti’s of HELIOS have been found with the holes where His Golden Rays projected from His Head. Whatever metal His Rays were made of in such Murtis, iconoclasts or just robbers have removed from these ancient Murtis. However because of His picture on coins, amulets and in stone reliefs and paintings, we know what His Radiant Crowns looked like. Perhaps to someone these might have even looked like a ring of arrows around His Head!

None Come to the Father Hari Except thru the Grace of Balarama – Bal-Yahu

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ScreenHunter_16-Aug.-02-19.36Prabhupad says that Maha-Visnu comes from Baladev/Balarama in TLC Introduction:

“[…]The manifestations of the Supreme are also explained in Caitanya-caritāmṛta. After offering respects to Lord Caitanya, Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja next offers them to Nityānanda. He explains that Nityānanda is a manifestation of Saṅkarṣaṇa, who is the origin of the Mahā-Viṣṇu. Kṛṣṇa’s first manifestation is as Balarāma and then Saṅkarṣaṇa, and after Saṅkarṣaṇa He is manifest as Pradyumna. In this way so many expansions take place. Although there are many expansions, Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa is the origin, as confirmed in Brahma-saṁhitā. […]”http://causelessmercy.com/?P=TLCIntoduction

Thankyou Bhakta Peter for this Quote. Although Lord Balarama was originally worshiped by all of Humanity, with the onset of Kali Yuga (Age = Yuga) proper information and realization of His Self Revelation became distorted and then forgotten by much of the Human family. However, the ancient Sanskrit Vedic-Vaishnava Shastras (Scriptures) and Their AUTHORIZED COMMENTARIES are like a ‘time machine’ that can take us all of the way back to the Original Revelation, to MEET the Divine Revelator and Master of Mysteries, Lord Balarama HIMSELF!

Although the revelatory theology of Lord Balarama, Sri Krishna’s Second Self, is spread throughout ALL of the Vedic-Vaishnava Scriptures, in the Gaudiya Vaishnava Tradition of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the traditional ancient Brahma Lineage Theology of Lord Balarama is especially preserved and elaborated-on in the context of describing the attributes, activities and theology of Sri Nityanananda-Balarama, Who is considered to be Lord Balarama’s Avatara in the Divine Lila of Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai.

Thus to understand Lord Balarama from the Gaudiya-related perspective of the Brahma Sampradaya (Lineage) of Vaishnavism, which is historically and theologically related to the Afro-Helleno-Semitic Judeo-cCatholic Tradition of the ancient Mediterranean, one should carefully study the Vaishnava Scriptural Translations and Traditional Gaudiya Vaishnava Commentaries of the Modern Era Gaudiya Vaishnava Master, Srila Prabhupada. Read the rest of this entry

Shastric References for Charaka being Balarama

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s7charaka_bigThroughout the East, Lord Balarama in His various Forms is associated with the Life Sciences of preventative medicine, physical culture (various yogic and martial arts disciplines), pharmacopia and healing. The wandering mendicant healers known a CARAKAS may have been associated with the Atharva Veda and Ayur Veda long before the Era of the Court Physician Charaka. In any event, Lord Baladeva is known to be the Serpentine Mount of God called Sesha. Since Baladeva IS SESHA, and SESHA IS CHARAKA, then BALADEVA is CHARAKA. If A=B and B=C then A=C.

http://www.sanskrit-lexicon.uni-koeln.de/monier/

citation: caraka

चरक
(H2) चरक [p= 389,2] [L=72210] m. a wanderer , wandering religious student S3Br. xiv Pa1n2. 5-1 , 11 Lalit. i , 28
[L=72211] a spy Naish. iv , 116
[L=72212] a kind of ascetic VarBr2. xv , 1
[L=72213] a kind of medicinal plant L.
[L=72214] N. of a मुनि and physician (the Serpent-king शेष , who was the recipient of the आयुर्-वेद ; once on visiting the earth and finding it full of sickness he became moved with pity and determined to become incarnate as the son of a मुनि for alleviating disease ; he was called चरक because he had visited the earth as a kind of spy or चर ; he then composed a new book on medicine , based on older works of अग्नि-वेश and other pupils of आत्रेय Bhpr. )
[L=72215] N. of a lexicographer
(H2B) चरक [L=72216] m. pl. (cf. Pa1n2. 4-3 , 107) N. of a branch of the black यजुर्-वेद (the practises and rites-enjoined by which are different in some respects from those in S3Br. ) S3Br. iv La1t2y. v , 4 , 20 Sch. on VS. and S3Br. Va1yuP. i , 61 , 10

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charaka

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayurveda

The oldest known Ayurvedic texts are the Suśrutha Saṃhitā and the Charaka Saṃhitā. These Classical Sanskrit texts are among the foundational and formally compiled works of Ayurveda.
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Balarama, Khonsu and the Moon

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10644806_10152403302972858_1937590574603549027_nTo begin to understand this complicated subject, we can start with what is mentioned in this wiki article.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khonsu

“Khonsu (alternately Chonsu, Khensu, Khons, Chons or Khonshu) is an Ancient Egyptian god whose main role was associated with the moon. His name means “traveller” and this may relate to the nightly travel of the moon across the sky. Along with Thoth he marked the passage of time. Khonsu was instrumental in the creation of new life in all living creatures. At Thebes he formed part of a family triad with Mut as his mother and Amun his father. At Kom Ombo he was worshipped as son of Sobek and Hathor.[1]”

The Lunar-related regional CHN or KHN Name of the Supreme Lord YAHU-SM/N YAHU-SOMA (Egyptian IAH, Sumerian EA, Vedic-Vaishnava YA, AH, AS, VAS, VISH, USH etc.) was cognate with the CHANdra of the East. The words CANDLE and CHANDRA are linguistically related or ‘cognates’. As the Golden SUN HARI lights up the external world of the DAY, the White or Silver MOON lights up the otherwise dark Night and the INTERNAL WORLD of the MIND. Thus BL-YAHU-SM/N (Baladeva Vasudeva as SOMA) is both the Lord Who Lights up the Dark Night of the external World, and He is also the Lord Who ENLIGHTENS THE INTERNAL MIND AND SOUL-SELF OF HUMANITY. In this capacity HE is the Original and only Internal Enlightener and Spiritual Master of Humanity. It is HE Who gives us INTERNAL VISION and WISDOM, behind our eyelids, inside of our minds where the light of the SUN cannot shine! He is thus the Lord of memory and imagination, of reason and of all mental processes.

For some of His other attributes, let us consider His Icon above…

He is FIRST the Eternally KOUROS ‘HUMAN’ YOUTH. Thus He has His Youthful Form with His long KOUROS sidelock of hair. See my Tonsure Album here on facebook for more on this ‘Side lock of Youth’. The tied-on symbolic Beard that He is wearing identifies Him with the ‘Ancient of Days’ and Prajapati FATHER of Creation. The Lunar Determinative ‘crown’ on His Head is the Bouvine ‘Horns of the Moon’ that identifies Him with YAHU-BL as the BL-SOMA Lunar Lord of Jericho, and the Egyptian HAP-AUSAR-PTAH APIS BULL of Heliopolis and Memphis. This Lunar Crown also identifies Him with His Lunar-related Shakti (HEXAD / Hekate / Sekhet / SHEKINAH) as HET-HERU (HAT-HOR / Hathor) as BETH-EL (Mary as the ‘House of God’). His Green, Blue or Blackish etc. Bodily Colors variously identify Him with His Water, Day and Night Sky, Vegetal and Earth Manifestations. His decorated HERU Eyes often invoke His EKA / ECHAD ‘Uchat’ Eye Symbols of Oneness and Emanation. To understand these Symbols, see how the Symbol for EKA is incorporated into the IMMANENT OMNIPRESENT ALL-SEEING EYES of HARI as AVALOKITESHVARA in Pure Land and related Tantric Buddhism in Nepal and Tibet (See my photos of the famous Swyambhunatha and Bodhinatha Stupas in Nepal).
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Bhakti Ananda Goswami’s Unique Contribution To The Field of Biblical Studies of the “Song of Songs” of Solomon

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The Visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon, Edward John Poynter 1884-1890

The Visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon, Edward John Poynter 1884-1890

Pope and Rabin are considered two of the most important scholars to specialize in studying the “Song of Songs”.  I DO NOT AGREE with either of their interpretations, but both of them provide a strong rational for my Thesis, because they discuss some of the SAME issues that are important in my work.  Thus their research legitimatizes my own by raising the same or closely related questions.   In this article I first introduced the subject of the Divine and Earthly Gokula / Goloka.  Then I pointed-out that the scholar of Protestant Christianity, Pope and the Jewish Scholar Rabin raised some extremely important questions.  Then I gave some links.  Finally I showed how my work ‘Contribution’ identified the specific Bridal Mysticism SOURCE in the ancient Mediterranean, namely the Bucolic Paradise Island of Rhodes. The BOUKOLION was the Place where the Bridal Mysticism Rites of the HieroGamos or Monogamos Sacred Wedding took place.  The Divine Lovers of the Song of Songs are called the (plural) DODANIM and elsewhere in the Bible we  see RODANIM the plural for of RHODES.  The Hebrew Letters Daleth and Rosh are almost identical, thus it is clear that the DODANIM of the “Song” were the RODANIM Divine Lovers of Rhodes!

What I contributed was the HISTORICAL and THEOLOGICAL IDENTITY of the SPECIFIC and ORIGINAL Mediterranean REGIONAL ‘HIEROGAMOS” Rhoda-Kouros / Radha-Krishna Bridal Mysticism Tradition that all of the other Mediterranean REGIONAL TRADITIONS including the BIBLICAL TRADITION were derived from. As a Vaishnava disciple of Srila Prabhupada’s, I naturally offered the fruits of my labors TO THE VAISHNAVA COMMUNITY. Perhapes if I had NOT made this sacrifice of my life’s work, my life would have been entirely different, and I would not ‘be here’ today, still struggling to get even a few of my Godbrothers and Godsisters to accept my devotional service offerings and ‘take my work seriously’.

This major discovery of the Rhoda-Kouros and BALAdeva Bridal Mysticism Core of the Judeo-Catholic Tradition could have been used by the leaders of the Hare Krishna Movement to unify all of Humanity in the NON-SECTARIAN HARI NAMA SANKIRTAN Mission of Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai! Instead those leaders chose to ally ISKCON and the Movement to the anti-Judeo-Catholic and anti-Semitic Aryanist and Occult Neo-Gnostic ‘New Age Movement’, and their hyper-sectarian version of exclusivistic Gaudiya Vaishnavism. Thus they could only reject and suppress any and all of my research ‘discoveries’, because they were entirely invested in their own profoundly prejudicial and exclusivistically sectarian World-view. The anti-Jewish and Anti-Christian Vaishnava Leaders did not want anyone to know that the ORIGINAL REGIONAL MEDITERRANEAN Bhakti Tradition was the Cultus of Radha-Krishna / Rhoda-Kouros and Their Supreme Hierophant, Yahu-BAL (Dionysos) on Their BUCOLIC / GOKULA Cow-Paradise Nymphia Lotus-ISLE of Rhodes.

There are countless historical and theological connections between the Bucolic Boukolion (GO-KULA) Hiero-Gamos Bhakti Tradition of Rhoda and Kouros of Rhodes and the Bucolic GOKULA / GO-LOKA Tradition of Radha-Krishna worship in the Vrndavan-Mathura Region of India. These connections evidence that the CORE of both of the Judeo-Catholic and the Eastern Bhakti Divine Love Traditions has ALWAYS BEEN the worship of Radha-Krishna and Balarama as Their Supreme Master of Mysteries and the Spiritual Master and Savior of ALL WORLDS. Read the rest of this entry

Krishna & Balarama and the So-called Solar-Lunar ‘Aspects’ of Religion

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Indonesian Ramayana Reenactment at the ancient Prambanan Temple Complex.   All Vaishnavas recognize that Rama and Lakshman are Krishna and Balaram Despite differences in their roles and lila based activities, they remain the same divine beings.  In the same way Apollo and Dionysus are in fact ancient forms of these same divinities whose worship is found at the root primal level of all Religion.

Indonesian Ramayana Reenactment at the ancient Prambanan Temple Complex. All Vaishnavas recognize that Rama and Lakshman are Krishna and Balaram Despite differences in their roles and lila based activities, they remain the same divine beings. In the same way Apollo and Dionysus are in fact ancient forms of these same divinities whose worship is found at the root primal level of all Religion.

There were 2 Traditions of Helios Kouros and Dionysos associated with Both Krishna and Balarama’s daytime and nightime ‘Solar’ and ‘Lunar’ Cycle Lilas. Thus Helios Kouros and Dionysos and Their Kouroi Friends (Expansions) herding Companions herded Their 365 Sacred White Cows during the Day and Their Sacred White Sheep during the Night. 
To understand this one should consider that secular academic scholars of ‘Hinduism’ have long identified Lord Baladeva with the Moon and Nightime (which infers protective Shepherding), the Lunar Calendar, Water (Narayana), Silver, the Ambrosia (Nectar of Immortality) Soma Rasa and Mead / Madhu and the Lunar-related ‘Dionysian’ Night Revels of the Rasa Dance, etc. while associating Krishna with the Solar Calendar, the ‘class of supreme solar divinities’, Daytime, Cow herding (pasturing in the daytime), HARI and Agni Hotra Fire Sacrifices, Gold, Bread etc

Thus between Them the ‘Wine’ and the ‘Bread’ Maha Prasadam of Their respective Sacrificial Rites was comprehended along with Their so-called Solar and Lunar ‘Aspects’ of Culture and Religion, of Their Dionysian Lunar Reveling and Their ‘Apollonian’ religious daylight conservativeness. Since THEY were two Persons of the SAME DEITY, THEY were worshiped in the Mediterranean often as BROTHERS, with ‘Apollo’ (Gopala) and Dionysos being worshiped in the same Temple or Sanctuary. Western Scholars have long been interested in the relationship between Apollo and Dionysos as two different ‘aspects’ of the same deity.

However such scholars have made very serious errors by focusing their studies on the later Maenad and Bacchant-related orgiastic and cannibalistic traditions of the corrupt PSEUDO-Dionysians of the Mediterranean Region. These cannibalistic so-called ‘Dionysian’ Maenad / Bacchant groups were in fact related-to the most vile of the tamasic (and worse, demonic) ‘5Ms’ criminal Pseudo-‘Kali’ groups in India. So the recent 5Ms ‘Left Hand Tantric’ Advocates of a return to human sacrifice and cannibalism have made much of the historical connections that they have found between the late, corrupt Maenad worship of ‘Dionysos’ and the THAG-related 5Ms Tantric groups in India and the Orient.

The Jewish and Christian Scholars of the Sattvic-tending Western Bhakti Traditions, which reject such things as human sacrifice, cannibalism and drug-induced violent murderous ‘religious’ sex orgies, have been unable to understand that this late corrupted form of pseudo-‘Dionysian’ religion was just that. Thus they have confused the Original Christ-Dionysos (Baladeva) with the later abominable Anti-Christ pseudo-Dionysos of the Bacchants / Maenads. Thus one of the greatest challenges that I have faced in my work is that of clearly differentiating the Original Baladeva Dionysos-Christ from all of the false Anti-Christs of the past AND present.
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The Hierogamos Mystery Traditions are Ancient Mediterranean Vaishnavism

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Tanabata means “evening of the seventh” and originates from the Chinese Qixi Festival, celebrating the yearly reunion of the cowherd and the weaving maiden, or in this case, Hikoboshi and Orihime. According to the legend, weaving maiden Orihime, the daughter of the Heavenly King, married Hikoboshi the cowherd and both subsequently neglected their duties.  This festival is directly related to the ancient Radha Krsna Vaishnava Tradition.

Tanabata means “evening of the seventh” and originates from the Chinese Qixi Festival, celebrating the yearly reunion of the cowherd and the weaving maiden, or in this case, Hikoboshi and Orihime. According to the legend, weaving maiden Orihime, the daughter of the Heavenly King, married Hikoboshi the cowherd and both subsequently neglected their duties. This festival is directly related to the ancient Radha Krsna Vaishnava Tradition as well.

Goloka and/or Gokula?

I am compelled by the truth to point out that the GOKULA / BUCOLIC BOUKOLION of the COW (GAU, GO) BOU (BHUMI) Lotus PARADISE ISLE of Rhoda-Kouros RADHA-KRISHNA was the Supreme Heavenly and Earthly Abode of Kouros Helios KRISHNA and Kore Rhoda RADHA of the primal and Supreme Bridal Mysticism Tradition of prehistoric Rhodes in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Modern scholars of Judaism and the “Song of Songs” related Biblical Judeo-Catholic Bridal Mysticism Tradition have long recognized that this Biblical Divine Love Tradition had to be somehow related to the HIEROGAMOS MYSTERY TRADITIONS of the ancient Medterranean Region. Such Sacred Marriage Mystery Schools were NOT originally identified-with the abominable corrupted ‘Hinduism’-related ‘5Ms’ Mediterranean Pseudo-Dionysian Maenad or Bacchant Traditions.

 

However the desire of the Sattvic Devotees to prevent their Sacred Marriage Traditions from being desecrated by the orgiastic and cannibalistic revels of the Bacchants / 5Ms practitioners drove them to increasingly isolate themselves and their Sacred Traditions, both for the preservation of their Holy Traditions and for the preservation of their own lives. Thus such Bridal Mysticism Traditions became increasingly esoteric over time, with both the Original Sattvic and Metaphysical Traditions and the later corrupted 5Ms related Traditions perservering as initiates-only ‘Mystery Schools’ throughout the Mediterranean Region.

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The Red Rose of Rhoda

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Rhodos, Islands off Caria, c. 350 - 300 B.C. Rhodos was the goddess of the island of Rhodes, the wife of Helios, and the daughter of Aphrodite and Poseidon, Just as Lakshmi is the daughter of Ocean as well.

Rhodos, Islands off Caria, c. 350 – 300 B.C. Rhoda was the goddess of the island of Rhodes, the wife of Helios, and the daughter of Aphrodite and Poseidon, Just as Lakshmi is the daughter of Ocean as well.

On Their Sacred Isle of Rhodes They were called RHODA and RHOD-OS, HALIA and HELI-OS, KORE and KOUR-OS, ASTERIA and ASTER-OS , NYMPHIA and NYMPHOS. These ‘gendered’ Name elements are very important in many languages. The -A masculine or -I feminine (Gopa or Gopi) endings in Sankrit Names have equivalents in Greek and Latin. All Greek MASCULINE NAMES like HELI-OS, KOUR-OS, RHOD-OS etc. should end in OS, meaning God Who IS the Primal Pur-Usha / POLIEUS / Egyptian PER-AUSU. Most of the Male Greek and Roman ‘gods’ Names end in -OS or -US identifying Them ALL as FORMS of AUSAR / OSiris!

HELI-OS is HERU-AUSU / ELI-YAHU / HARI-VASU the OS / OSIRIS NAME MEANS to BE, to EXIST, WHO IS, OUSIOS ‘BEING’, IS, WAS, AS, ASHURA the SOUL OF THE UNIVERSE, VISH, VAS, ASH, USH, Theban WASU… ALL of the -US, -OS, -AS, AH, -A, YA etc.
MASCULINE ‘BEING-WHO-IS’ SUFFIXES on the ends of compound Deity and Theophoric Names identify YAHU / VASU-DEVA AS THE (masculine) BEING-WHO-IS. Thus the HERU-AUSU Holy Name compounds God’s Primal LOVE / HR Name, with His Revelatory BEING NAME to give us the Holy Names of GOD-WHO-IS_ LOVE …ELI-YAHU, ELOAH, ALLAH, HARIH, HAREYAH, HELIOS, KOUR-OS, HERU-AUSU / HORUS etc. “Rhodos, Islands off Caria, c. 350 – 300 B.C. Rhoda was the goddess of the island of Rhodes, the wife of Helios, and the daughter of Aphrodite and Poseidon, Just as Lakshmi is the wife of Hari (Helios) and daughter of the Ocean God (Poseidon) as well.

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Radha & Krishna as Rhoda-Kore & Rhodos-Kouros of the Greek Isle of Rhodes

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 UNIQUE MEDALLION OF GODDESS KORE! UNCERTAIN MINT, Asia Minor, c. 2nd century BC/AD. AE19 uniface medallion honoring the Goddess Kore. Obverse: ΚΟΡΗ, bust of the goddess r./Reverse: Blank. VF. Extremely rare, likely unique. Choice glossy forest green patina.

UNIQUE MEDALLION OF GODDESS KORE!
UNCERTAIN MINT, Asia Minor, c. 2nd century BC/AD. AE19 uniface medallion honoring the Goddess Kore. Obverse: ΚΟΡΗ, bust of the goddess r./Reverse: Blank. VF. Extremely rare, likely unique. Choice glossy forest green patina.

Dear Family and Friends, Please put aside any preconceived notions that you might have about who the mere astrological planetary regent Greco-Roman ‘sun god’ Helios-Apollo was, and try to understand that all such mundane polytheistic ideas were a very late devolution of unified humanity’s original, primal emanational and incarnational devotional Monotheism. In that Monotheism the Original Supreme Personality of Godhead was the 1. Transcendent, 2. Mediating (Emanating and Incarnating) and 3. Immanent HARI, Who as God-Who-Is-Love was HARI, the LORD OF ALL HEARTS, and the HEART OF THE COSMOS / CREATION. HARI dwelt in the CORE, HRID / HEART HRIDAYA/ HARI-DAYA of All BEINGS and THINGS! Thus HE was not just some mundane solar planetary regent or just the planetary ‘father’ of our local solar system.

He was the Source of ALL ‘Spiritual and Material Worlds’! As the Lord of LOVE / LOBHA, Rasa Raja, the REX, REGENT, Hebrew RAZAN, RAJA KING of all flavors of Holy Love, He was worshiped in His ‘Original Form’ as Meghistos Kouros, with His Supreme Shekinah (Shakti) Rhoda-Kore on Their Sacred Lotus Island of Rhoda-Nymphia-Asteria in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Thus the worship of Srimati Radha Rani, Sri Krishna and Their Supreme Hierophant Baladeva was at the historical and theological HEART of all human progress in the ancient World!

To understand this astounding truth, we must go back past the corrupted and degraded forms of mundane polytheism that devolved from the original Monotheistic Bhakti Yoga devotion to Radha-Krishna and Their Sole Master of Divine Love Mysteries, The World Savior, Lord Bala Deva. This means that we must clear our minds (and hearts) of the prejudicial nonsense that we have been taught, and re-examine the evidence of history and theological Revelation, from a new perspective, which is in fact the oldest ‘angle of vision’…that of our primal Human unity as One People of God, HARI, the Transcendent-Mediating-Immanent Loving Lord of All Hearts!

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Worship of Krishna-Balarama & Paramatma as Tri-Kaya of Mahayana Pure Land Buddhism

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Uddhava hears from Krsna “Krsna in Mathura – “Sri Uddhava said: Thereafter Lord Krsna went to Mathura City with Sri Baladeva, and to please Their parents They dragged Kamsa, the leader of public enemies, down from his throne and killed him, pulling him along the ground with great strength.” (SB 3.3.1)

“Since that time, the city of Mathura had been the capital of all the kings of the Yadu dynasty. The city and district of Mathura are very intimately connected with Krsna, for Lord Krsna lives there eternally.” (SB 10.1.28)”

All expert Mahayana Pure Land Buddhist Art Historians know that the canon of Mahayana Pure Land Buddhist sacred Art derives from and diffused from its two earliest main regional centers in Gandhara and Mathura. The Gandharan Forms were more Greek in style and the Mathuran Forms were more classically Indian and Oriental. In fact the Mathuran Forms are recognizable for a GAUDIYA VAISHNAVA as belonging to the Vrndavan-Mathuran cultus of Krishna-Balarama and Their Shaktis. Since it is known that the ‘Buddhist’ Emperor Asoka’s own ‘Buddhist’ Guru had a monastery IN MATHURA with about 10,000 monks in it, it should be OBVIOUS what kind of ‘Buddhism’ the Emperor was schooled-in and why ALL of Mahayana Pure Land Buddhism throughout its entire geographic range was spreading devotion to the Trinity / Trikaya of Krishna-Balarama and Their Omnipresent Holy Spirit, Paramatma.

Is it concievable that the central Northern Indian Royal Capital of Krishna-Balarama Worship would have an atheistic Theravadin ‘Buddhist’ Monastery with 10,000 monks in it? What does the historical evidence tell us about the presence of this Form of ‘Buddhism’ in Mathura, and why all of Asoka-related Mahayana Pure Land Buddhism is PERMEATED with the Holy Names, Forms, Doctrines and Practices of Krishna-centric Vaishnavism?

Take this one Wiki article for example, regarding the significance of Mathura in early Mahayana Buddhist Art… “…possibly dating back to the occupation of Mathura by the Indo-Greeks during the 2nd century BC.” My own studies have proven that the Rhodian Greek Tradition of Rhoda-Kouros and Dionysos (Radha-Krishna and Baladeva) was the specific connection between the Greco-Indian Gandharan and Mathuran Schools of Vaishnavism and the original Pure Land Tradition of the Vaishnava Brahma Sect / Sampradaya known as ‘Buddhism’. In the Mediterranean Region the Sect of Kouros Helios (Krishna) Worship known in the East as ‘Buddhism’ was the Afro-Helleno-Semitic Tradition of SOKAR-AUSAR-PTAH of Memphis. This was the Cultus of SUKRA-ASHURA-BUDH, Namely the Trinity of BALADEVA (SUKLA) – VISHNU (by His Vedic Name ASHURA) – BUDDHA (His Theophanies and Incarnations as the countless Buddhas and BODHI-sattvas of the Pure Land Tradition).  Read the rest of this entry