HOW CAN ONE BE FREE FROM MATERIAL BONDAGE
Oct17

HOW CAN ONE BE FREE FROM MATERIAL BONDAGE

Question : HOW CAN ONE BE FREE FROM MATERIAL BONDAGE ?   Answer : BY  SRILA  PRABHUPADA.   nātaḥ paraḿ karma-nibandha-kṛntanaḿ mumukṣatāḿ tīrtha-padānukīrtanāt na yat punaḥ karmasu sajjate mano rajas-tamobhyāḿ kalilaḿ tato 'nyathā   Translation :  Therefore one who desires freedom from material bondage should adopt the process of chanting and glorifying the name, fame, form and pastimes of the Supreme...

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8th Offence
Oct17

8th Offence

To Consider the Chanting of Hare krishna One of the Auspicious Ritualistic Activities Offered in the Vedas as Fruitive Activities. (karma-kanda) What is the difference between chanting the holy name and pious activities? The holy name is directly krishna; the way and the goal are identical. The holy name is the process and simultaneously the goal; it is full of spiritual bliss and bestows highest perfection. As for ordinary pious...

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Krsna’s Blessings In the Chanting of His Name
Oct17

Krsna’s Blessings In the Chanting of His Name

by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada The Hare Krsna movement has just arrived in Great Britain. And a gathering of Londoners interested in the movement listens to this message recorded for them Ladies and gentlemen: Please accept my greetings for the happy new year of 1969. and please accept the blessings of Sri Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, for your kindly participating in this happy meeting of Krsna...

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Suffering all around – only way out is Hare Krishna
Oct17

Suffering all around – only way out is Hare Krishna

So this age… Therefore sastra says, prayena alpa ayusah. Generally, almost everyone is short-living. Prayena alpa ayusah kalau asmin yuge janah. Asmin yuge, kalau, they are very short-living. Then again, mandah: all rascals. Mandah, third class; no first-class men. Practically no brahminical qualification. All sudra qualification. Therefore mandah. Sumanda-matayah. And if one comes forward to be spiritually enlightened, he...

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How Chanting Helps us Defeat Maya
Oct16

How Chanting Helps us Defeat Maya

Hare Krsna to all devotees.  Please accept our humble obeisances.  All glories to Srila Prabhupada. Many of us who have listened to Prabhupada’s lectures are familiar with the analogy of the donkey chasing after a carrot on a stick placed by his master who wants the donkey to carry a burden. The foolish donkey, not being cognizant of the freely available grass around him continues chasing after the carrot while...

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How to perform Tapasya
Oct16

How to perform Tapasya

Question : WHAT IS THE MOST PERFECT PROCESS OF ATONEMENT ? Answer : BY  SRILA  PRABHUPADA.   naikāntikaḿ tad dhi kṛte 'pi niṣkṛte manaḥ punar dhāvati ced asat-pathe tat karma-nirhāram abhīpsatāḿ harer guṇānuvādaḥ khalu sattva-bhāvanaḥ   Translation :  The ritualistic ceremonies of atonement recommended in the religious scriptures are insufficient to cleanse the heart absolutely because after atonement...

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