02 “Krsna” is the principal name of God
Jul04

02 “Krsna” is the principal name of God

"Krsna" is the principal name of the Supreme Lord: In his prayer, the author of Srimad−Bhagavatam first proposes that Lord Sri Krsna is the primeval Lord and that if any transcendental nomenclature for the Absolute Personality of Godhead is to be accepted, it should be the name Krsna, the all−attractive.… In Padma Purana it is also stated that of the innumerable names of the Lord, the name...

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07 The Lord and his holy name are nondifferent
Jun30

07 The Lord and his holy name are nondifferent

The holy name is identical with Krsna: "'The holy name of Krsna … is identical with Krsna …'" – Padyavali (24), by Rupa Gosvami – [cited: Sri Caitanya caritamrta Madhya lila 15.110] The Hare Krsna mantra is nondifferent from Krsna: [Lord Sankarsana to King Citraketu] All living entities, moving and nonmoving, are My expansions and are separate from Me. I am the Supersoul of all...

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04 The meaning of the name “Rama”
Jun29

04 The meaning of the name “Rama”

"Rama" means spiritual enjoyment: Those who are actually yogis truly enjoy, but how do they enjoy? Ramante yogino 'nante−their enjoyment is unlimited, that unlimited enjoyment is real happiness, and such happiness is spiritual, not material. This is the real meaning of Rama, as in the chant Hare Rama. Rama means enjoyment through spiritual life. Spiritual life is all pleasure, and Krsna is all...

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05 The meaning of the name “Hare”
Jun21

05 The meaning of the name “Hare”

"Hare is the vocative form of "Hara," the supreme pleasure energy of the Lord: The word Hara is the form of addressing the energy of the Lord, and the words Krsna and Rama are forms of addressing the Lord Himself. Both Krsna and Rama mean "the supreme pleasure,".and Hara is the supreme pleasure energy of the Lord, changed to Hare in the vocative. The supreme pleasure energy of the Lord helps us...

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08 The holy name is all auspicious
Mar18

08 The holy name is all auspicious

The sankirtana movement of chanting the holy name is the most auspicious activity in the universe: [Sukadeva Gosvami to King Pariksit]: Sukadeva Gosvami continued: My dear King; the chanting of the holy name of the Lord is able to uproot even the reactions of the greatest sins. Therefore the chanting of the sankirtana movement is the most auspicious activity in the entire universe. Please try to understand...

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03 The meaning of the name “Krsna”
Mar08

03 The meaning of the name “Krsna”

The meaning of the name "Krsna": The name Krsna means "all−attractive." God attracts everyone; that is the definition of "God." We have seen many pictures of Krsna, and we see that He attracts the cows, calves, birds, beasts, trees, plants, and even the water in Vrndavana. He is attractive to the cowherd boys, to the gopis, to Nanda Maharaja, to the Pandavas, and to all human society....

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