Is There Any Transcendental Power in This Mantra?
Dec31

Is There Any Transcendental Power in This Mantra?

It may be somewhat surprising for the average Westerner to hear about the power within the vibrations of mantras, but the potency is real. For example, any numerologist will tell you that by associating with particular sound vibrations one becomes influenced by them. According to the predominant types of sound vibration people associate with through T.V. and radio, or in reading articles in magazines and newspapers, they become...

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Why Chanting Does Not Make Me Happy?
Dec30

Why Chanting Does Not Make Me Happy?

Kindly note that if we try to be the enjoyers, we cannot be happy. It is only when we acknowledge that only Krishna is the actual enjoyer and do everything for His pleasure that we will taste genuine happiness. So instead of trying to taste happiness from your chanting try to chant like a child crying out for its mother to invoke the merciful blessings of Krishna. In this way Krishna will be very pleased with your chanting, and you...

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What Feeling Should we Have in Mind While Chanting Maha Mantra?
Dec29

What Feeling Should we Have in Mind While Chanting Maha Mantra?

Hare Krishna! Thanks for your question. Actually the most important thing when chanting the maha mantra is to hear the mantra. Other feelings and thoughts will come naturally as we begin to hear the Mantra and relate deeply to the Lord as He appears in His Holy Name. It is not necessary to try to feel or think about anything. Just chant and hear. According to Lord Chaitanya the most important feeling...

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What is the benefit of mantra meditation?
Dec28

What is the benefit of mantra meditation?

Answer Summary: Its principal benefits can be summarized as three ‘p’s: peace, purity and pleasure. Answer: Sonic spirituality – or approaching the spiritual level of reality through sanctified sound – is an integral part of most world traditions. The Vedic wisdom-tradition takes sonic spirituality to the level of a sophisticated science involving theoretical analysis and experimental experiences that center on...

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07 Where and When one should chant
Dec27

07 Where and When one should chant

One can chant anywhere and anytime The Lord's holy name must be heard, glorified, and remembered always and everywhere: [Sukadeva Gosvami to King Pariksit]: O King, it is therefore essential that every human being hear about, glorify and remember the Supreme Lord, the Personality of Godhead, always and everywhere. All the great acaryas, like Ramanuja, Madhva, Caitanya, Sarasvati thakura or even, in other countries, Muhammad,...

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