Killing Some Time While Chanting
Sep29

Killing Some Time While Chanting

My mind derives great pleasure from thinking. So I have a problem when I chant because while I am chanting my mind goes pleasure hunting and wants to contemplate so many interesting thoughts and not listen to the holy name. This happens most often when I am bored with chanting. It is sometimes really difficult to just hear the mantra because my mind says, “This is not interesting. Think of something interesting, like, what you...

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A Further Meditation In three Steps by His Holiness Sacinandana Swami
Sep29

A Further Meditation In three Steps by His Holiness Sacinandana Swami

1. Become aware that the holy name is non-different from Sri Sri Radha Krishna.   nama cintamanih krsnas, caitanya-rasa-vigrahah purnah suddho nitya-mukto, 'bhinnatvan nama-naminoh   The holy name of Krishna is transcendentally blissful. It bestows all spiritual benedictions, for it is Krishna himself, the reservoir of all pleasure. Krishna’s name is complete, and it is the form of all transcendental mellows. It is...

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Divine Name – The sole remedy for all ills
Sep28

Divine Name – The sole remedy for all ills

In the age of Kali, Sri Krishna Manifests Himself as the Holy Name. The whole world is liberated by the chanting of this Holy Name. In the above Sloka Sri Hari's Name is repeated thrice for the purpose of emphasis. The use of the article 'Eva' in the verse is to convince those ignorant of the efficacy of Sri Hari-Nama by positive assertion. The idea is strengthened further by the addition of the word 'Kevala'. It...

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See Krishna by Chanting Krishna
Sep28

See Krishna by Chanting Krishna

by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada The Supreme Lord has nothing to do, and no one is equal to Him or greater than Him. He hasn't got to do anything, because He has so many energies. Svabhaviki jnana-bala-kriya ca. Everything is being done by His energy perfectly. The Supreme Lord's energy is working even in the water, so you can perceive His energy within the water. We are daily using water. We...

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Vedic verses glorifying the holy names
Sep27

Vedic verses glorifying the holy names

• "By once chanting the holy name of the Lord, which consists of the two syllables hari, one guarantees his path to liberation." (Skanda Purana) • "Simply by chanting one holy name of Hari, a sinful man can counteract the reactions to more sins than he is able to commit." (Brhad-Vishnu Purana) • "If one chants the holy name of the Lord, even in a helpless condition or without desiring to do so,...

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Name and Form Identical
Sep27

Name and Form Identical

"The Name of Sri Krishna and the Transcendental Form of Sri Krishna are identical. The Name, Form, the Holy Image, all the three are exactly the same. All these three are Transcendental by nature and hence there is not the least difference between Them. Sri Krishna's Body is Sri Krishna Himself. There is no categorical difference between the Body and the Being in the Transcendental Plane. So also with respect to the Name and...

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