Practicing Tolerance by Sacinandana Swami
May16

Practicing Tolerance by Sacinandana Swami

This famous verse form the Siksastaka (3) describes how one should chant to awaken one’s love for Krsna: trinad api sunicena taror api sahishnuna amanina manadena kirtaniyah sada harih Srila Bhaktivinoda thakura comments: “Although he is very exalted, he thinks himself lower than the grass on the ground, and like a tree, he tolerates everything in two ways. When a tree is cut down, it does not protest, and even when drying...

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Hare Krishna during life – will cause Hare Krishna in the end
May15

Hare Krishna during life – will cause Hare Krishna in the end

anta-kale ca mam eva smaran muktva kalevaram yah prayati sa mad-bhavam yati nasty atra samsayah (Bhagavad Gita 08.05) Translation:  And whoever, at the end of his life, quits his body remembering Me alone at once attains My nature. Of this there is no doubt. Purport:  In this verse the importance of Krishna consciousness is stressed. Anyone who quits his body in Krishna consciousness is at once transferred to the...

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Vedic verses glorifying the holy names
May15

Vedic verses glorifying the holy names

• "By once chanting the holy name of the Lord, which consists of the two syllables hari, one guarantees his path to liberation." (Skanda Purana) • "Simply by chanting one holy name of Hari, a sinful man can counteract the reactions to more sins than he is able to commit." (Brhad-Vishnu Purana) • "If one chants the holy name of the Lord, even in a helpless condition or without desiring to do so,...

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Hare Krishna is for Everyone
May14

Hare Krishna is for Everyone

by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada HARE KRSNA HARE KRSNA KRSNA KRSNA HARE HARE HARE RAMA HARE RAMA RAMA RAMA HARE HARE The Hare Krsna mantra is for everyone, regardless of one’s religious faith, nationality, race, creed or occupation. This sound vibration is transcendental to all boundaries because it cannot be affected by material conditions; therefore anyone can chant it...

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Name and Form Identical
May14

Name and Form Identical

"The Name of Sri Krishna and the Transcendental Form of Sri Krishna are identical. The Name, Form, the Holy Image, all the three are exactly the same. All these three are Transcendental by nature and hence there is not the least difference between Them. Sri Krishna's Body is Sri Krishna Himself. There is no categorical difference between the Body and the Being in the Transcendental Plane. So also with respect to the Name and...

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