25 Chanting at the time of death
Oct20

25 Chanting at the time of death

One should pray to the Lord to be able to chant His holy name at the time of death: [The priests at King Nabhi's sacrifice to Lord Visnu]: Dear Lord, we may not be able to remember Your name, form and qualities, due to stumbling, hunger, falling down, yawning or being in a miserable diseased condition at the time of death when there is a high fever. We therefore pray unto You, O Lord, for You are very affectionate to Your...

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Greatest Mediator
Oct19

Greatest Mediator

yat karosi yad asnasi yaj juhosi dadasi yat yat tapasyasi kaunteya tat kurusva mad-arpanam (Bhagavad Gita 09.27) Translation: Whatever you do, whatever you eat, whatever you offer or give away, and whatever austerities you perform – do that, O son of Kunti, as an offering to Me. Purport: Thus, it is the duty of everyone to mold his life in such a way that he will not forget Krishna in any circumstance. Everyone has to...

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The Glories of the Holy Names (Hare Krishna Mantra)
Oct18

The Glories of the Holy Names (Hare Krishna Mantra)

• Krishna and His name are non-different (Namo namino abhinatwa) • The Lord's name has descended from Goloka (Goloker premadhana harinaam sankitan) • Invested with the Lord's spiritual potency • Purifies the heart and mind • The chanting process is simple, sublime, and all-auspicious; even a child can take part • Frees one from sinful reaction and material bondage; • Chanting "Rama"...

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24 Results of giving up chanting
Oct17

24 Results of giving up chanting

The attraction of chanting the holy name is so powerful that only an animal can give it up: [King Prthu to Lord Visnu]: My dear highly glorified Lord, if one, in the association of pure devotees, hears even once the glories of Your activities, he does not, unless he is nothing but an animal, give up the association of devotees, for no intelligent person would be so careless as to leave their association. The perfection of chanting and...

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23 One should not concoct chants and mantras
Oct16

23 One should not concoct chants and mantras

One does not have to search for or concoct a name of God to chant. The sastras recommend particular names such as the Hare Krsna mantra: [Svayambhuva Manu said, in trance]: The entire cosmic manifestation is the body of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the Absolute Truth, who has millions of names and unlimited potencies. He is self-effulgent, unborn and changeless. He is the beginning of everything, but He has no beginning....

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