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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12 In this age, Krsna appears in his name in order to annihilate the demons and protect the devotees
May21

12 In this age, Krsna appears in his name in order to annihilate the demons and protect the devotees

Krsna has now appeared in His holy name through the Hare Krsna movement to annihilate the demons and protect the devotees: [Vasudeva to Lord Krsna]: O my Lord, proprietor of all creation, You have now appeared in my house, desiring to protect this world. I am sure that You will kill all the armies that are moving all over the world under the leadership of politicians who are dressed as ksatriya rulers but who...

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14 “Om” and “Hare Krsna”
May21

14 “Om” and “Hare Krsna”

This section includes only those instructions on omkara encountered while gathering references on the maha−mantra. Omkara was not separately researched. Omkara is a sound representation of the Supreme Lord: The principal word in the Vedas, pranava omkara, is the sound representation of the Supreme Lord. Therefore omkara should be considered the supreme sound.… Omkara is the reservoir of all the...

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09 The holy name of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu is all auspicious
May20

09 The holy name of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu is all auspicious

A brahmana tells Prakasananda Sarasvati that the name "Krsna Caitanya" is all−auspicious to the world: "His name, Krsna Caitanya, is all−auspicious to the world. Everything about Him−His name, form, and qualities−is unparalleled." – Sri Caitanya caritamrta Madhya lila 17.113 Simply by remembering or chanting Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu's holy name one can be delivered...

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04 Only one who is strictly following religious principles can propagate the holy name
May20

04 Only one who is strictly following religious principles can propagate the holy name

Only one who is strictly following religious principles can be successful in propagating the holy name: Lieutenant Mozee: There are many Christian organizations in the United States that give the holy communion. Why doesn't this work? Why is this not cleansing the heart? Srila Prabhupada: To speak frankly, I find it difficult to find even one real Christian. The so−called Christians do not abide by the Bible's order. One...

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