25 A Devotee can be satisfied in any condition of life simply by chanting
May24

25 A Devotee can be satisfied in any condition of life simply by chanting

A pure devotee can be satisfied in any condition of life simply by chanting Hare Krsna: For the spiritual master, a pure devotee, heaven and hell are both the same if there is no Krsna consciousness. In hell people are suffering in so many ways, and in heaven they are enjoying their senses in so many ways, but a devotee of the Lord can live any place where there is Krsna consciousness, and since he brings this...

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21 The holy name evokes ecstasy
May22

21 The holy name evokes ecstasy

Offenseless chanting of the holy name brings ecstasy: [Lord Caitanya to Prakasananda Sarasvati]: "After describing the potency of the Hare Krsna maha mantra, My spiritual master taught Me another verse, advising Me to always keep the name within My throat. 'In this age of Kali there is no alternative, there is no alternative, there is no alternative for spiritual progress than the holy name, the holy name,...

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06 By chanting, one develops forbearance
May04

06 By chanting, one develops forbearance

By chanting the Hare Krsna mantra, the quality of forbearance automatically develops: A devotee engaged in chanting the holy name of the Lord should practice forbearance like that of a tree. Even if rebuked or chastised, he should not say anything to others to retaliate.For even if one cuts a tree, it never protests, nor even if it is drying up and dying does it ask anyone for water. This practice of forbearance (trnad api...

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01 The Holy Name revives one’s dormant, eternal krsna consciousness
May02

01 The Holy Name revives one’s dormant, eternal krsna consciousness

As a snake bitten man is brought back to consciousness by the chanting of certain mantras, so one in the unconscious state of material life can be revived by hearing the maha mantra: As a snake bitten man is brought back to consciousness by the chanting of certain mantras, so one in the unconscious state of material life can be revived by hearing the maha mantra: In the Garuda Purana the stress on hearing is...

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13 Krsna helps the sincere chanter
Jan30

13 Krsna helps the sincere chanter

If Krsna sees that one is chanting Hare Krsna sincerely, He helps internally and externally: We should try to avoid the ten offenses in chanting the holy name, but anyone who chants Hare Krsna sincerely is purified. Ceto−darpana−marjanam bhava−maha−davagni−nirvapanam [Cc. Antya 20.12] (Siksastaka 1). This is the easiest process by which the mirror of the mind can be cleansed. If Krsna sees...

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12 If one chants his holy name, Krsna becomes pleased and obliged
Jan27

12 If one chants his holy name, Krsna becomes pleased and obliged

Krsna is pleased when one chants His holy name: The Supreme Personality of Godhead exists everywhere (andantara−stha−paramanu−cayantara−stham). Therefore when one chants His transcendental names  Hare Krsna Hare Krsna Krsna Krsna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare the Supreme Personality of Godhead is automatically pleased by such sankirtana. It is not that the Supreme...

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