Tears of call
Mar16

Tears of call

When the mantra is chanted by a pure devotee of the Lord, it has the greatest effect on hearers, and therefore this chanting should be heard from the lips of a pure devotee of the Lord, so that immediate effects can be achieved. As far as possible, chanting from the lips of non-devotees should be avoided, just as one would avoid milk touched by the lips of a serpent because it has poisonous effects The word Hara is a form of...

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Simple Chant – No Time
Mar15

Simple Chant – No Time

yaa nishaa sarva-bhutaanaam tasyaam jaagarti samyami yasyaam jaagrati bhutaani saa nishaa pashyato muneh "Simple lyric. Majority of verses in Bhagavad Gita are in this lyric. Now let us see the verse 6.2.8 from Srimad Bhagavatam etenaiva hy aghono 'sya krtam syaad agha-nishkrtam yadaa naaraayanaayeti jagaada catur-aksharam "The Vishnudutas continued: Even previously, while eating and at other times, this Ajaamila would...

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Mad After God
Mar13

Mad After God

Satsvarupa:  satatam kirtayanto mam  yatantas ca drdha-vratah  namasyantas ca mam bhaktya  nitya-yukta upasate  [Bg. 9.14] "Always chanting My glories, endeavouring with great determination, bowing down before Me, these great souls perpetually worship me with devotion." (German) [break] Dr. P. J. Saher: …and when I was in Africa I saw the people are looking for the name and chanting like you...

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One should first take shelter of Gaura-Nityananda
Mar12

One should first take shelter of Gaura-Nityananda

If one only chants, with some slight faith, the holy names of Lord Caitanya and Nityananda, very quickly he is cleansed of all offenses. Thus as soon as he chants the Hare Krsna maha-mantra, he feels the ecstasy of love for God. Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura remarks in this connection that if one takes shelter of Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and Nityananda, follows Their instructions to become more tolerant than the tree and...

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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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