What Feeling Should We Have in Mind While Chanting The Maha Mantra
Jun13

What Feeling Should We Have in Mind While Chanting The Maha Mantra

One should chant the holy name of the Lord in a humble state of mind, thinking oneself lower than the straw in the street; one should be more tolerant than a tree, devoid of all sense of false prestige and should be ready to offer all respect to others. In such a state of mind one can chant the holy name of the Lord constantly. – Chaitanya Mahaprabhu siksastaka Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu , the inaugurator of the sankirtan...

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Even child can fell in love
Jun13

Even child can fell in love

When we hear and chant the transcendental vibration: Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare …this consciousness is revived. This simplest method of meditation is recommended by learned authorities for this age. By practical experience also, one can perceive that by chanting this maha-mantra, or the great chant for deliverance, one at once feels transcendental ecstasy...

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Chanting leads to Transcendental ecstasies
Jun13

Chanting leads to Transcendental ecstasies

In the beginning, there may not be the presence of all transcendental ecstasies, which are eight in number. These are: (1) being stopped as though dumb, (2) perspiration, (3) standing up of hairs on the body, (4) dislocation of voice, (5) trembling, (6) fading of the body, (7) crying in ecstasy, (8) trance. But there is no doubt that chanting for a while takes one immediately to the spiritual platform, and one shows the first symptom...

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Really Intelligent People will….
Jun13

Really Intelligent People will….

Bg 3.10 saha-yajnah prajah srstva purovaca prajapatih anena prasavisyadhvam esa vo ’stv ista-kama-dhuk   Word for word:  saha — along with; yajnah — sacrifices; prajah — generations; srstva — creating; pura — anciently; uvaca — said; praja-patih — the Lord of creatures; anena — by this; prasavisyadhvam — be more and more prosperous;esah — this; vah —...

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Loud Chanting
Jun13

Loud Chanting

There are three ways of chanting the Mahamantra – chanting within the mind, chanting softly and chanting loudly. But unless we are very steady and fixed in devotional service, it is very difficult for us to chant within the mind or even to chant softly. We are bombarded with so many external noises as well as internal noise from our own mind so much that some times, the lips keeps chanting Krishna's names, but mind keeps...

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Inattentive Chanting
Jun12

Inattentive Chanting

Inattention is a serious problem in chanting. As the nondevotee does not understand the value of human life or the urgency to be Krishna conscious, so a devotee sometimes does not fully understand the urgency and necessity of calling on the holy name. Then despite his theoretical acceptance of the principle of chanting Hare Krishna, he stubbornly deliberates on other things while uttering the holy name. Inattention then explains why,...

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