No, No God has Name
Mar11

No, No God has Name

Vedavyasa : He says from the Old Testament that Jesus said, "Hallowed be Thy name," so he didn't say a particular name because, he says, God has actually no name because if we… Srila Prabhupada : So how He can be no name? He says, "Hallowed be Thy name." He has name. Therefore he says like that. Vedavyasa : But there's no name in the Bible… Srila Prabhupada : That doesn't mean… He...

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Top Most Yoga
Mar09

Top Most Yoga

It is an offense to consider the holy name to be an ordinary pious activity: One who says that ten million asvamedha sacrifices are equal to the chanting of the holy name of Lord Krsna is undoubtedly an atheist. He is sure to be punished by Yamaraja. In the list of the ten kinds of offenses in chanting the holy name of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Hare Krsna, the eighth offense is...

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Suffering all around – only way out is Hare Krishna
Mar08

Suffering all around – only way out is Hare Krishna

So this age… Therefore sastra says, prayena alpa ayusah. Generally, almost everyone is short-living. Prayena alpa ayusah kalau asmin yuge janah. Asmin yuge, kalau, they are very short-living. Then again, mandah: all rascals. Mandah, third class; no first-class men. Practically no brahminical qualification. All sudra qualification. Therefore mandah. Sumanda-matayah. And if one comes forward to be spiritually enlightened, he...

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Chant seriously
Mar07

Chant seriously

Devotee (2) : Would you say something about the mercy of Lord Caitanya's sankirtana movement?   Srila Prabhupada : Yes, He says, param vijayate sri-krsna-sankirtanam. So you follow His advice and you will get, become victorious. So I will advise you not to make research in that way. [laughter]   Indian woman : Well, I got my degree doing that research.   Srila Prabhupada : Yes, that degree is...

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Each Word of Maha Mantra is a Jewel
Mar06

Each Word of Maha Mantra is a Jewel

Srila Prabhupada once stated: "You must hear every word of the mantra, because chanting is the essence of our philosophy." Why did he say this?  Srila Prabhupada's main intent was to get all his disciples to remember and serve Krishna.  By chanting sincerely, the objective of remembering Krishna is achieved.  All nine processes of Bhakti are contained within chanting and so, it is the chief means of...

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