Divine Name – Its true Nature
Jan04

Divine Name – Its true Nature

"The Name 'Krishna' is Chintamani – the Bestower of all objects of desire. It is an Embodiment of Divine Intelligence, Spiritual Ecstatic Bliss, All-Pure, Ever-Perfect, absolutely free from any material nature and fully identical with the form or Svarupa, i.e. Bhagavan Himself." In the Transcendental Realm there is no difference between the Lord, His Body or His Name. They are one and the same in all respects....

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Japa Workshop: Process, Techniques, and Methodology
Jan03

Japa Workshop: Process, Techniques, and Methodology

Chanting, while mostly devotional, is also a technical process of meditation. This section will help you to understand more of what is involved and how to improve your japa meditation. The Proper use of Beads : • Start from bead no.1; turning at bead no.108  • Turn each bead in the fingers.  • Don’t chant on or cross the larger bead where you start  Pronunciation : One should note in this...

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Harinaama of Lord Chaitanya is only Solution
Jan02

Harinaama of Lord Chaitanya is only Solution

When Lord Caitanya was in Benares promulgating the chanting of Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare / Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare, thousands of people were following Him. Prakasananda Sarasvati, a very influential and learned scholar in Benares at that time, derided Lord Caitanya for being a sentimentalist. Sometimes Mayavadi philosophers criticize the devotees because they think that most of the...

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Am I the Lord
Jan01

Am I the Lord

The transcendental vibration established by the chanting of  HARE KRISHNA HARE KRISHNA KRISHNA KRISHNA HARE HARE, HARE RAMA HARE RAMA RAMA RAMA HARE HARE is the sublime method for reviving our transcendental consciousness. As living spiritual souls, we are all originally Krishna Conscious entities, but due to our association with matter—since time immemorial—our consciousness is now adulterated by the material...

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Chant Hare Krishna & Be Happy!
Nov30

Chant Hare Krishna & Be Happy!

Confidently following this conclusion of Acharyas like SrilViswanathChakravartiThakur ,SrilaPrabhupada asserts: “This is the advantage of chanting Hare Krishna Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna ,Hare Hare/ Hare Ram, Hare Ram, Ram Ram ,Hare Hare. One may be put in any condition, but god gives him the prerogative to chant Hare Krishna.” If in any condition of life if one goes on chanting he will never be unhappy.”(S.B....

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Footnotes by Shrila Bhaktivinoda Thakura
Nov29

Footnotes by Shrila Bhaktivinoda Thakura

(1) Anyone who thinks Lord Krishna'S holy name is made of maya, the dull and inert material energy, will suffer in hell for a long time. If one sees the face of such a person one must immediately remember Lord Vishnu and bathe, still wearing one's clothing. (2) People possess different levels of qualification to attain Lord Krishna. The primary levels are karma, jnana, and bhakti (devotional service). This the scriptures say....

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