The Power of the Holy Name
Oct30

The Power of the Holy Name

Hare Krsna to all devotees.  Please accept our humble obeisances.  All glories to Srila Prabhupada. The power of the Holy Name is legend.  Everyone knows how the Ram Setu was constructed by the Vanaras writing Rama's name on the rock.  The bridge was held afloat by the power of Rama's name.  There is a lesser known story on the power of Rama's name.  After the passing of Ravana, one of...

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Six Goswami’s Business
Oct30

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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Accident
Oct30

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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The short cut way
Oct29

The short cut way

So to make our life perfect is not at all difficult. We are simply neglecting. That is our misfortune. Mandah sumanda-matayo manda-bhagyah [SB 1.1.10]. Because we are manda, manda-matah, we have accept some bogus logic, bogus "ism," and wasting our time. We should take from the sastra the real path. Then we shall become intelligent. Su-medhasah. Yajnaih sankirtana-prayair yajanti hi su-medhasah [SB 11.5.32]. The short-cut...

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To understand Krishna, Chant Hare Krishna
Oct29

To understand Krishna, Chant Hare Krishna

Unless one is advanced in krsna-prema, love of Krsna, he cannot see or understand. By the blunt material senses, we cannot even understand the name of Krsna. People are always asking, "Why are these people chanting Hare Krsna?" They cannot understand, although Krsna realization begins with the name. The name of Krsna and Krsna are nondifferent, but we cannot realize this intellectually. Krsna is within the heart, and the...

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Holy Name can save even dog eaters
Oct29

Holy Name can save even dog eaters

yavan artha uda-pane sarvatah samplutodake tavan sarvesu vedesu brahmanasya vijanatah (Bhagavad gita 02.46) Translation:  All purposes served by a small well can at once be served by a great reservoir of water. Similarly, all the purposes of the Vedas can be served to one who knows the purpose behind them. Purport:  The rituals and sacrifices mentioned in the karma-kanda division of the Vedic literature are meant to...

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