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Sacred Poetry of Devotion

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31 pages of Bhakti Ananda Goswami’s Poetry Dedicated to God and Goddess Who are Love Itself

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Pure Land Buddhism as Vaishnavism Part Nine: Exposing the Historical Emptiness of Theravadin Buddhist Claims

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So far I have stated that the Buddhist iconography of both the
Northern or Mahayana (with the Pure Land devotional tradition at its
core) and Southern or Hinayana (Theravadin or atheistic) schools is
the same. I have described seeing examples of this canon of sacred
forms from the earliest known Buddhist sites from Japan and Angkor Wat
Cambodia to Nepal and Sri Lanka, the proud `capital’ of Buddhist
atheism. Furthermore I have stated that this symbology and
iconography is easily recognizable as deriving from Krishna-centric
Vaishnavism, as exemplified by the devotional cultus of Sri Krishna
(Hari = HRIH Dharma Kaya Amitabha) and Sri Baladeva (Sankarshan Vishnu
= Sambhogya Kaya Amitayus-Lokeshvara) at Their ancient Indian Center
of devotion in Vrindavana-Mathura. I have explained that authentic
(pure Pure Land) early Buddhism was a form of Krishna-centric
Vaishnavism, but that atheistic Buddhism has misrepresented itself to
the world as the original form of Buddhism. Because the Theravadin
Buddhist elite of Sri Lanka proudly proclaim Sri Lanka to be the
historical capital of Buddhist atheism (Theravada), and this claim is
not disputed in the Theravadin Buddhist world, I have very carefully
sought evidence to support this claim. Since the Sri Lankan
Theravadins themselves assert that their Buddhism first came to Sri
Lanka as part of the Indian Emperor Ashoka the Great’s Buddhist
missionary effort, logically one should be able to understand the
`original’ Buddhism of the island from gaining an accurate
understanding of the Buddhism promoted by Ashoka’s missionaries. So I
carefully investigated the Buddhism of Emperor Ashoka, and here is
what I found. Read the rest of this entry

Good Planets, the Heavenly Jerusalem and Paradise in the Judeo- Catholic Tradition

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THE DANCE OF THE BLESSED. Above from the heavenly Jerusalem stream rays of golden light, and two angels who are passing into the portal, are aerial and luminous, as bright and splendid spirits.Light intellectual replete with love, Love of true happiness, replete with joy, Joy, that transcends all sweetness of delight. Heavenly Jerusalem Beckons.

Unfortunately many Vaishnavas have been influenced by the confused
speculations of modern esotericists, like those doctrines
regarding ‘heaven’ taught by Theosophists, and in the related New Age
Movement. Thus the related erroneous teachings of Gnosticism and the
equally erroneous pseudo-Jewish and pseudo-Christian teachings of
Mohammedanism have pervaded the thought of many devotees when it
comes to their misunderstanding of ‘heaven’ in the authentic Judeo-
Christian Tradition.

In authentic Judaism and Catholic Apostolic Christianity, there is an
absolute distinction between the 1. Planets of the material cosmos,
2. the self-effulgent Heaven where the Heavenly Jerusalem (City of
God) is, 3. and the Garden of Paradise where the Hora / Chorus or
Circle Dance of Divine Love, the Rasa Dance of God the Choreagos and
Choruales is !
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When Yahu was Bal, and Eli/ Hari/Heru Was Still Supreme, Part 1

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Baal standing with a club in his raised right hand

HOW DID YAHU-BAAL, THE SECOND PERSON OF THE GODHEAD IN THE JUDAIC TRADITION BECOME BAAL THE SYMBOL OF FALSE WORSHIP AS SHOWN IN THE ‘SHOWDOWN’ BETWEEN ELIJAH THE PROPHET OF YAHWEH AND THE PROPHETS OF THE FALSE GOD BAAL, WHICH ESTABLISHED YAHWEH AS THE TRUE GOD OF ISRAEL?

IS THERE SOME ERROR IN THE TRANSLATIONS OR SOMETHING?

The story about Elijah is commonly misunderstood, because we have not been taught the true historical context for it, and we have not been told that YHVH himself was also originally called Baal.  At one time in that region, the Western Semites worshiped their Supreme God ELI and His savior alter-form ‘Brother’ or ‘Son’ Baal.  Each place also had a presiding form of the Lord there, with the title Baal ‘Lord” or ‘determinitive’ BL compounded with the Deity’s Name.  Although the personal name Baal or BL was first used exclusively for the Savior Deity BL in His multi-form, after the disintegration of the regional Eli-Baal Tradition, this name became the generic title equivalent to ‘lord’.  So people commonly spoke of plural balls or lords, or ‘The Baal’ or lord of this place or that, this shrine, people, village, nation or that one.

Try to understand the difference.  To the monotheists the ORIGINAL BL was present in His many temples, shrines and other consecrated places.  To the polytheists, these were all different and often hostile or competing ‘baals’ or lords.  The monotheists’ vision was of one Lord and one God in many places and forms, worshiped by all humanity.  But the polytheists’ view was of many competing demi ‘gods’ who were only the planetary, animistic, totem or race patron protectors of distinct tribes or races. By the monotheists, Eli, Yahu and Baal were Names used interchangably for the same Supreme Deity, or sometimes Yahu-Baal was distinquished as the alter-form, brother or son of the Supreme Father God ELI (HERU in Egypt, OLU in the Niger-Khordofanian complex, HELI / SOLE among the Greeks and Romans, and HARI / SURA etc. in the East).  This Deity was the Father God of ALL RACES.  In fact the Hebrews, Israelites and Jews (before the anti-Hellenism purge) and other HELIOS / ELIYAHU / HORUS
WORSHIPERS WERE ALWAYS MIXED RACE PEOPLES.  Today people fail to grasp the importance of MONOTHEISM IN THE HISTORY OF HUMAN EQUALITY AND UNITY.  Polytheism did not mean tolerance, it meant the social strife of countless little warring ETHNIC theocracies.  It took the Monotheism of Heli-Os / Eli-Yahu / Heru-Asu / HRIH to unify humanity. Read the rest of this entry

Nityananda, Balarama, Ananta Shesha, Jesus and Shiva

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THE GLORIES OF SRI NITYANANDA BALARAMA AS THE SECOND PERSON OF THE SUPREME PERSONALITY OF GODHEAD!
HARE KRISHNA ! SRI SRI GURU AND GAURANGA KI JAYA !

NITYANANADA TRAYODASI OFFERING…THE GAUDIYA VAISHNAVA THEOLOGY OF SRI NITAI-BALARAMA AS THE SECOND PERSON OF THE GODHEAD, THE ORIGIN OF INCARNATION, THE ORIGINAL SPIRITUAL MASTER, THE SAVIOR OF ALL WORLDS …AND THE SECOND PERSON OF THE CATHOLIC GODHEAD

1)THE THEOLOGICAL REVELATION OF LORD BALARAMA-SANKARSHANA

“Let me offer my obeisances to Lord Nityananda. the Supreme Personality of Godhead, whose opulence is wonderful and unlimited. By His will, even a fool can understand His identity.” “Sri Caitanya-caritamrta”, Adi-Lila Chapter 5, Text 1

The following quotations are from “SRI CAITANYA-CARITAMRTA” by Krsnadasa KavirajaGoswami, translated into English, with elaborate purports given by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Page numbers, when given, are from the Bhaktivedanta Books One Volume Edition. The same chapters and text numbers can be found in the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) Multi Volume Edition of the “SRI CAITANYA-CARITAMRTA”.

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The Name Jesus and the Name Vishnu

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“In The Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ According to Saint Matthew Chapter 1 Mary was instructed to name her Divine Son of ELI “YEHO-SHUA” (“JESUS”).
In Hebrew the various forms of this name meant YAHU SAVES or YAHU IS SALVATION. ”

The root meaning of YA, and the root meaning of VISHNU is to BE, EXIST, DWELL or ENDURE. The IS, ESSE, OUSIOS, YAHU or ’BEING’ name of God also has Masculine Forms in the First Person Singular. He is the PURUSHA AS THE GREAT I AM or YA, IAS, or IUS, IOS, OS and various related masculine prefixes and suffixes on Sanskrit, Greek, Roman, Hebrew and Egyptian theophoric names refer to the masculine Supreme Being Who Is.

Now let us consider the second part of the holy name YAHU-SHUA. In Egyptian the determinative symbol for the Savior God was a White Plume (feather) with the sound-value SHU, which was the DEITY’S NAME. The Hebrew word SHUA means to SAVE or DELIVER and the Sanskrit SHU means to SAVE, REDEEM, AQUIT, BUY BACK FROM CONDEMNATION, PURIFY BY SACRIFICE, CLEAN, SANCTIFY, and it is found in words like SUKRA and SUKLA. SUKRA BALA or SUKLA BALA is a name of BALA DEVA. By this name he is snow-white in color, and is associated with purification by sacrifice. Now if we look at the cult of BAL-YAHU or SKR-ASU in Egypt, we see that the Second Person of the ELI-YAHU Godhead is associated with salvific intercession and every kind of purifactory sacrifice or sacrament. Read the rest of this entry

The Entire Religion of the Gita/Bhagavatam, Its God, Holy Names-Forms, Sacraments at the Religious Epicenter of the Proto-Catholic Mediterranean Inter-Racial Heliopolitan Asyla Federations

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1) It is extremely important for you to realize that the Srimad Bhagavatam,
Gita etc. CANNOT be accurately ‘dated’ by reference to available Indian or
Hindu sources alone. When we talk about dating, are we speaking of the stories
or philosophy, or of a particular form of these, or of a specific text or
edition, translation or tradition of a literature? Some ancient texts are
collections, and like ancient temples still in use, have cores unimaginably
old, with later structures built onto them Thus ‘dating’ ancient literatures,
and especially religious texts, may be extremely problematic . However, the
main problem with our current approach to dating Indic Traditions, is the very
idea that they are only Indic Traditions. We begin with a myopic premise,
looking only in India, nearby, or perhaps in Europe for our evidence, when
there is a VAST amount of information IN PLAIN SIGHT and easily accessible
outside of these areas. Sometimes a great amount of valuable relevant
information is available in other areas, which may not be not as available for
the same period in India for a variety of reasons. For instance, the arid
climate and use of stone in other regions has preserved the histories of entire
civilizations, whereas in India, the humidity and use of wood has resulted in
huge losses, with the evidence of entire civilizations almost entirely decaying
back into the Earth.
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