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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15 By chanting, one associates with the Lord directly
Jun17

15 By chanting, one associates with the Lord directly

We can associate with Krsna through His vibrational presence: Some people complain that when they pray to God they do not feel His presence. We should know that this is due to our incapacities, not God's. There are two conceptions of presence−the physical conception and the vibrational conception. The physical conception is temporary, whereas the vibrational conception is eternal. When we enjoy or relish...

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01 The prime religious practice for the kali yuga is the chanting of the holy name
Jun12

01 The prime religious practice for the kali yuga is the chanting of the holy name

The Hare Krsna mantra is specifically mentioned in many Upanisads, such as the Kali−santarana Upanisad, where it is said: hare krsna hare krsna krsna krsna hare hare hare rama hare rama rama rama hare hare itisodasakam namnam kali −kalmasa−nasanam natah parataropayah sarva−vedesu drsyate "After searching through all the Vedic literature one cannot find a method of religion more sublime...

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