Chanting is the Foundation of a Worthwhile Life
Jul13

Chanting is the Foundation of a Worthwhile Life

Chanting is the foundation of a worthwhile life.  It is the foundation of true success.  Nothing in this world or the next can be had without work.  One cannot work without energy and enthusiasm.  Chanting, when properly done (without the ten offenses), generates such enthusiasm, courage, and energy.  Therefore it forms the foundation from which a skyscraper of life is built. There are numerous examples in our...

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Chanting With Sambandha
Jul12

Chanting With Sambandha

Sambandha means to be connected to Krishna. Chanting with sambandha means to chant with a feeling of a relationship to Krishna. It means to chant prayerfully, from the heart “Please accept me in your service.” Without a conscious connection,  chanting is just lip service. Krishna wants to see that we are connected, he wants heart-deep chanting. He can read our minds and knows where we are. If you chant and think...

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Shelter and Surrender
Jul12

Shelter and Surrender

Shelter and Surrender In "Arundaya-kirtana" Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura explains that the nectar-filled names of Krsna are the sole shelter within the universe: krsna-nama-sudhd koriya pan, jurdo… In "Arundaya-kirtana" Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura explains that the nectar-filled names of Krsna are the sole shelter within the universe:  krsna-nama-sudhd koriya pan, jurdo bhakativinoda-pran, nama bind kichu...

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Attraction
Jul12

Attraction

The inestimable power of Krsna's attraction acts everywhere in creation from the atoms to the cosmos. From the invisible movements of neutrons and electrons to the vast stellar orbits of huge planets and galaxies, Krsna exerts His influence through His powers of gravity and attraction. Krsna is the most beautiful and attractive person in all the worlds. In the spiritual realm every man, woman, child, bird, beast, insect, tree,...

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Six Goswami’s Business
Jul11

Six Goswami’s Business

So the six Gosvamis were, some of them were very prominent government officers. Just like Rupa Gosvami and Sanatana Gosvami, they were two important ministers in the (indistinct) Muhammadan government, Nawab Hussein Shah, his government. They resigned their ministerial post and joined Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu for propagating His mission of Krsna consciousness. So rupa-sanatanau, they are very responsible government officers, and...

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