Attachment
Oct10

Attachment

Attachment-is a precursor to bhava or preliminary love of God. Upon reaching the threshold of bhava-bhakti, an advanced devotee becomes extremely attached to hearing and chanting about Krsna with great joy and enthusiasm. A prayer for developing attachment to chanting: "O Krsna! By nature I am attached to so many wrong things. Please help me to transfer all my attachments to Your lotus feet. O my Lord! May chanting Hare Krsna...

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Greatest Mediator
Oct09

Greatest Mediator

yat karosi yad asnasi yaj juhosi dadasi yat yat tapasyasi kaunteya tat kurusva mad-arpanam (Bhagavad Gita 09.27) Translation: Whatever you do, whatever you eat, whatever you offer or give away, and whatever austerities you perform – do that, O son of Kunti, as an offering to Me. Purport: Thus, it is the duty of everyone to mold his life in such a way that he will not forget Krishna in any circumstance. Everyone has to...

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Animal Sacrifice Yajna VS Sankirtana Yajna
Oct09

Animal Sacrifice Yajna VS Sankirtana Yajna

Lord Buddha defied Vedic authority, but His mission was to stop animal killing. In the Vedas there are recommendations for animal sacrifice, and therefore to prevent the killing of animals, Lord Buddha rejected the Vedas. Such sacrifice is not possible in this age because there is no brahmana qualified to carry it out. Those who are intelligent know that such a sacrifice cannot be successful in this age because no one knows the proper...

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The Glories of the Holy Names (Hare Krishna Mantra)
Oct08

The Glories of the Holy Names (Hare Krishna Mantra)

• Krishna and His name are non-different (Namo namino abhinatwa) • The Lord's name has descended from Goloka (Goloker premadhana harinaam sankitan) • Invested with the Lord's spiritual potency • Purifies the heart and mind • The chanting process is simple, sublime, and all-auspicious; even a child can take part • Frees one from sinful reaction and material bondage; • Chanting "Rama"...

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Shelter and Surrender
Oct08

Shelter and Surrender

Shelter and Surrender In "Arundaya-kirtana" Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura explains that the nectar-filled names of Krsna are the sole shelter within the universe: krsna-nama-sudhd koriya pan, jurdo… In "Arundaya-kirtana" Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura explains that the nectar-filled names of Krsna are the sole shelter within the universe:  krsna-nama-sudhd koriya pan, jurdo bhakativinoda-pran, nama bind kichu...

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Six Goswami’s Business
Oct07

Six Goswami’s Business

So the six Gosvamis were, some of them were very prominent government officers. Just like Rupa Gosvami and Sanatana Gosvami, they were two important ministers in the (indistinct) Muhammadan government, Nawab Hussein Shah, his government. They resigned their ministerial post and joined Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu for propagating His mission of Krsna consciousness. So rupa-sanatanau, they are very responsible government officers, and...

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