Bhavananda Raya - a glorious personality
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Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters reveal the qualities of this glorious personality as seen in the Vaniquotes Bhavananda Raya category. An introduction from his books is given below in the following 6 quotes.
Quotes from Srila Prabhupada's books
|Embracing Rāya Bhavānanda, the Lord declared to him, “You formerly appeared as Pāṇḍu, and your five sons appeared as the five Pāṇḍavas.” (Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 10.132)|
|You are Mahārāja Pāṇḍu himself, and your wife is Kuntīdevī herself. All your highly intellectual sons are representatives of the five Pāṇḍavas. (Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 10.53)|
|Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu then sent Bhavānanda Rāya back to his home, and He kept only Vāṇīnātha Paṭṭanāyaka in His personal service. (Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 10.61)|
|Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu told Bhavānanda Rāya, "Your five sons are all My dear devotees. Rāmānanda Rāya and I are one, although our bodies are different." (Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 10.134)|
Bhavananda Raya - explore more within this category.
Vanipedia has now over 215 introductory articles compiled from Srila Prabhupada's teachings under the series titled Glorious Personalities. All these articles can be seen in the Table of Content on the right side of this article and also here in this Umbrella Category. Browse through them to relish the breadth and depth of Srila Prabhupada's teachings - There is an attractive personality for everyone.