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Welcome to the Hare Krishna Community Radio, bringing you periodic podcasts rich with devotional song, , interviews, discussions, meditations and more. Hosted by Sudharma Devi Dasi. Click on episode titles to listen to the MP3 audio files. (If you’re looking for the temple live sound, click here.)

 

 

Govardhana Puja  (Episode 14, Part 1)

Hear the “Wives of the Brahmanas” and the entire story of Govardhana Puja from Krishna’s inquiry to Nanda Maharaja all the way through the Prayers of King Indra.  Narrations by Rangavati dd and young Gopal.  Govardhana songs by Anapayani dd. You’ll also hear additional narration by Krishnarupa dd and Damodara das, as well as music by Dhanya, Havi, and Prahlada.  This episode is dedicated to the women and children of the New Raman Reti Community.

 

Nectar Talks   Intro (Episode 14, Part 2)

Through an ongoing series of live interviews, Nectar Talks gives a unique insight into the lives of Bhakti Yoga practitioners while allowing us to deepen our spiritual connection with Krishna and each other. Like bees searching for nectar, we seek to extract pearls of wisdom from how they live their lives, and lessons they can impart to us, and our listeners.  

The topics you can expect to hear about are Jivas of Alachua – interviews with personalities of all ages from the youth to our most senior devotees; NRR Couples – a deeper look into the dynamic duos that make up some of Alachua’s colorful devotional families; Exploring the Bhakti / Career Balance – hear from professionals from all walks of life; Walk Down Memory Lane – hearing from senior devotees what it was like to be part of a fledgling ISKCON; Health – maintaining health, living with chronic and terminal illnesses; Guest Speakers / Topics – dealing with addiction, spiritual doubts, raising children in Krishna Consciousness, plugging  into service, navigating personal upheavals, and anything else you want to hear about.

 

Remembering Krishnadas Kaviraja, Raghunatha Bhatta, and Raghunatha das Goswamis

Krishnadas Kaviraja Goes to Vrindavana and Stories of the Six Goswamis.  Narrated by Madhumati dasi, Tadhanatha Swami, Bhakti Charu Swami and Sudharma dasi.  Bhajans from Nilacala Mahaprabhu (1956), Agnideva prabhu, Kripamoya w/Cakrini, Badahari dasa, Prapannam dasa, and more as well as ecstatic kirtan!

 

Narada Muni, The Transcendental Musician

The story of Narada Muni’s awakening of love of God — from his birth as Upabarahana to his emergence as Narada Muni is narrated by Madhumati and her daughter Syama Darshini.  This classic tale has been set to music and culminates in a meditation on Narada’s teachings.   

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Krishna Book and Saranagati Meditations

In this episode, we are pleased to feature Rangavati dasi reading “Draupadi Meets the Queens of Krishna”  This beautiful and soothing narration is nestled between two bhajans from Bada Haridasa and followed by a meditation of the song of Bhaktivinoda Thuakura, featuring the Saranagati prayers.  Absorb yourself in the mood of the Vaisnava listening to Srila Prabhupada, Yamuna devi and friends, Bhakti Charu Swami‘s translation and other beloved devotees.  You’ll also hear the pastimes and passing of Haridasa Thakura and reflections on Srila Prabhupada’s arrival in America.

 

Sri Radhastami

Join Srila Prabhupada, Yamuna devi, Bhakti Charu Swami, Tarana dasa, Damodara prabhu from the Bhaktivedanta Vedic Library, Atmarama dasa, Rtavaja Swami, Giridhari Swami, Acyuta Gopi dasi, Bir Krishna ,Maharaja, Jahnavi Harrison, Dina Bandhu prabhu, Varsana Swami, Airndra prabhu, and of course more, for this heart warming all day Radhastami celebration.

 

Srila Prabhupada Vyasa Puja

Srila Prabhupada chants, Bhakti Charu recites Adore Ye All the Happy Day, Agnideva prabhu sings Srila Prabhupada’s prayers written on the Jaladuta, Jaladuta diary narration, devotees sing Yamuna devi’s offering to Srila Prabhupada, Mukunda Maharaja reads from Miracle at Second Avenue, and the earliest devotees share memories.  Become enriched and entranced.  All day listening.

 

Sri Krishna Janmastami (Episode 9, Part1)

Happy Janmasthami!  Join with devotees as they share beautiful pastimes, soothing song, and ecstatic kirtan.  This episodes includes (in order of presentation):  The Golden Avatara production of Krishna’s flute, Vrindavana pastimes with Damodara prabhu from the Bhaktivedanta Vedic Library, Aghasura with Chaitanya Caran, Brahma Steals the Cows with Sudharma dasi, the Advent of Sri Krishna from the Bhaktivedanta Players, Janmastami class with Srila Prabhupada, and more pastimes with Radhanatha Swami.  Plus this is all interspersed with really good music.  Turn it on and listen all day.  Eight hours of Krishna sharing for your listening pleasure.

 

Balarama Mahotsava (Episode 8, Part1)

Celebrate Balarama’s Appearance! Five hours of music and pastimes.  Features include:

Dhenakasura pastime and song; Prahlambasura presented by the children of Saranagati & directed by Carr and Radha Kund), all of Balarama’s pastimes with Bhakti Caru Swami and Radhanatha Swami.  dramatic readings with Damodara, Harinam, Mahadevi, and Parividha; and music from Yamini,  Jahnavi Harrison, Nadia Mani and Madhava, and Agnideva.  Tune in, it’s great, you won’t want to miss it.  Sri Balarama, ki jaya!

 

The Atma Paradigm (Episode 7 Part 1)

An Interview with Akhandadhi Prabhu on the Atma Paradigm.

A Bhaktivedanta Institute Podcast presentation

 

A Tribute to a Beautiful Devotee — Krishnanandini (Episode 6 Part 1)

Krishnanandini speaks of her devotion to Srimate Radharani, her story of coming to Krishna cosciousness, her thoughts on interdenominational sharing and more.  She also sings a song she wrote to honor Srila Prabhupada and shares with us today.

Also, kirtan and memberance for Bhaktitirtha Swami in honor of the recent anniversary of his passing.

 

East Meets West In Devotional Song (Episode 5 Part 1)

Jahnavi and Ananda Monet perform Om Namo Bhagavate at Mantra Fest Moscow Jan. 2019

Jahnavi performs Namo Namah, Give Me Love (George Harrison Cover) and Sri Krishna Sharanam at the Shaw Theatre in London< October 2019

An interview w/ Jahnavi on Mindrolling (interview includes Madhava’s Lullaby)

Mayapuris perform Nityananda and Shyama’s Party from their Nine Islands Album, as well as Hari Haraye with Sri Kala

Chatamayee family and friends’ Dance with the Sun, Dub with the Moon, a tribute to Lord Caitanya and Lord Nityananda

Awakening of the Soul: Jiv Jago by Nilambary (and Sundara Govinda) Krishna Keshava (Oh What Am I to Do), Chant the Names of the Lord  and Surrender by Gauravani and Gurudeva, Oh My Love, and My Sweet Lord by Dhanya

Beautiful Hare Krishna Kirtan by Amrita dasi

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Talk Shows (Episode 5 Part 2)

Wisdom of the Sages; Develop a Relationship With the Mantra w/ Visvambhara Sheth

The Late Morning Program; Guest Speaker is Chaturatma

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Inspiration (Episode 5 Part 3)

Affection, a lecture delivered by Ramabharu

Gratitude (Mangalacaranam), a bhajan by Nilambary

Freeing Oneself From Envy, a presentation on Towaco Live with guest Radha dasi

 


Dramatic reading of the Nrisim1hadeva pastime from Srimad-Bhagavatam, by Chaitanya Nitai D. and Ksamesvari D.D.

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Nrisimha Chaturdasi Special

Part 1
Nrisimha kirtan from Nrisimha Ksetra, Germany
Srila Prabhupada translates Nrisimha prayers
Lord Vishnu kills Hiranyaksha and saves the Earth from the Causal Ocean
Hiranyakashipu terrorizes the universe
Bhajans include Jayadeva Goswami’s Das Avatar Stotram (kirtan artist unknown) and Anandambudhi Vardam by Bada Haridas

Part 2
Hiranyakashipu terrorizes the universe (cont.)
The story of Prahlad and Lord Nrisimhadeva
Bhajans by Havi, Madhava’s Rock Band and more

Part 3
Nrisimhadeva lecture by Varshana Swami

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Episode 4, Part 1
ISKCON News World & Local
Readings from Samapriya’s new book Divine Love Trip
Inspiration: “Please accept my humble obeisances”; Stories and reflections of humility. And more beautiful bhajan

Episode 4, Part 2
Wisdom of the Sages
Podcast by Raghunatha and Kaustubha, featuring Gauravani

Episode 4, Part 3
The Late Morning Program with Namarasa
Guest: Kripamoya Dasa

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Episode 3, Part 1
Vrindavana through the Eyes of the Goswamis
Drums, Prayers to Govardhana, Stories: Rupa, Sanatana, and Jiva Goswami
Music by Mayapuris, Havi, Kripamoya and more

Episode 3, Part 2
Stories: Radha Raman, Raghunatha Bhatta, Raghunatha dasa, Damodara and some beautiful bhajans

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Episode 2, Part 1
Stay-at-Home Morning Program
Srila Prabhupada, Vishnujana Swami, Krishna Premi, Morning Walk Meditation, Yamuna Devi, Vaisesika Prabhu.

Episode 2, Part 2
The Late Morning Program with Namarasa, interviewing Dina Bandhu about his spiritual journey, his views on the future of ISKCON in North America, and his career as a chaplain.

Episode 2, Part 3
Inspiration: Stories worth pondering by Yamuna Devi, Sankirtan Das and Srila Prabhupada.
Reflection on Love: Jahnavi, Rukmini Devi, Gauravani.
Also: Indradyumna Swami sings bhajans, Jahnavi sings Krishna He, Krishnarupa reads Krishna Book and Dhanya sings My Sweet Lord.

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Episode 1, Part 1
Invocation, Meditations & Bhajans
Invocation by Srila Prabhupada and Gauravani. Srimad Bhagavatam reading in English, first canto, chapter one, verse by verse translations only. Bhajans and meditations: Mangalananda, Jahnavi, Mayapuris, Agnideva, and more.

Episode 1, Part 2
Readings
Bhagavad-gita As It Is, chapter one, by Dravida Dasa. Vishnujana Swami sings. Krishna Book reading, chapter 26, Wonderful Krishna, by Krishnarupa Devi Dasi. Srila Prabhupada, Bhagavatam class 1.1.1.

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Rama Navami Special: Five hours of Rama Lila for your stay-at-home celebration.

Part One:  Bharat’s Devotion, by Radhanatha Swami. Rama Bhajan. The Adventures of the Great King Rama.

Part Two:  Rama bhajan by Chakrini. Rama memories and song by Gaura Vani.

Part Three:  Monkey Warriors & Rama Saves Sita, by Radhanatha Swami.

Part Four:  Rama bhajans by various devotees, including Madhava and Vaiyasaki.

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Stay tuned. New episodes will be posted regularly.