Chanting – An Art of Praying
Aug11

Chanting – An Art of Praying

Caitanya Mahaprabhu teaches us that we should only beg God for His service life after life. This is the actual meaning of the Hare Krsna maha-mantra. When we are chanting Hare Krsna, Hare Krsna, Krsna Krsna, Hare Hare/ Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama, Rama, Hare Hare, we are actually addressing God and His energy, Hara. Hara is Krsna's internal potency, Srimati Radharani or Laksmi. Jaya radhe! This is daivi prakrti, and the devotees...

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Krishna is called in different ways
Aug10

Krishna is called in different ways

Lord Krishna is referred to as Hrishikesha in this verse because He is the owner of all senses. The living entities are part and parcel of Him, and therefore the senses of the living entities are also part and parcel of His senses. The impersonalists cannot account for the senses of the living entities, and therefore they are always anxious to describe all living entities as senseless, or impersonal. The Lord, situated in the hearts...

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Chanters are honored
Aug09

Chanters are honored

Nana-sastra-vicaranaika-nipunau sad-dharma-samsthapakaulokanamhita-karinau The Gosvamis were very much fond of doing welfare activities for the general people, just like this movement. This movement is the greatest welfare activities in this world. Lokanamhita-karinau. It is beneficial for all kinds of human being. Nana-sastra-vicaranaika-nipunau sad-dharma-samsthapakaulokanamhita-karinau tri-bhuvanemanyau. So if we execute this Krsna...

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Again & Again
Aug08

Again & Again

bhuta-gramaḥ sa evayam bhutva bhutva pralīyate ratry-agame ’vasaḥ partha prabhavaty ahar-agame (Bhagavad Gita 8.19) Translation:  Again and again, when Brahma’s day arrives, all living entities come into being, and with the arrival of Brahma’s night they are helplessly annihilated. Purport: The less intelligent, who try to remain within this material world, may be elevated to higher planets and then again...

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The Best Advice
Aug07

The Best Advice

…Lord Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the incarnation of Godhead in this age has delivered the medicine for all problems of the world by his introducing the Sankirtan movement. The chanting is a process of purification. Just like we use soap to cleanse the body, this is material, but the chanting is spiritual cleansing. …one should learn the art of chanting the Holy name of Krishna 24 hours a day and that alone is the remedy...

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Accident
Aug06

Accident

Bg 9.30 api cet su-durācāro bhajate mām ananya-bhāk sādhur eva sa mantavyaḥ samyag vyavasito hi saḥ Translation:  Even if one commits the most abominable action, if he is engaged in devotional service he is to be considered saintly because he is properly situated in his determination. Purport:  The word su-durācāraḥ used in this verse is very significant, and we should understand it properly. When a living entity is...

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