16 The holy name attracts one to Krsna
May25

16 The holy name attracts one to Krsna

By hearing the holy name, one becomes attracted to Krsna: From the Srimad−Bhagavatam, Lord Caitanya gives an example of pure devotion: it is said in the Bhagavatam that Krsna is situated in everyone's heart. Therefore, just as rivers flow and their natural tendency is to reach the sea, so as soon as one hears the glories of the Lord, his soul is at once attracted toward the Supreme Lord. This is the beginning of...

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20 The holy name benefits all human society
May25

20 The holy name benefits all human society

It creates a spiritual atmosphere in the world Chanting of the holy name evokes the Vaikuntha atmosphere, freeing the world from material hankering, envy and anxiety: [Pracetas to Lord Visnu]: Whenever pure topics of the transcendental world are discussed, the members of the audience forget all kinds of material hankerings, at least for the time being. Not only that, but they are no longer envious of one another,...

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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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16 Other instructions
May24

16 Other instructions

The Lord as nama−dheya, one whose holy name is worth chanting: [Gajendra to Lord Visnu]: "All are purified simply by hearing Your holy name, which is worthy to be chanted." The holy name of the Lord and topics in relation with Him are always worth hearing, and therefore He is called here in this verse nama−dheya, or one whose holy name is worth chanting. – Srimad Bhagavatam 2.7.15 One who has taken to...

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03 The yuga dharma is personally introduced by Lord Krsna in his incarnation as Lord Caitanya
May23

03 The yuga dharma is personally introduced by Lord Krsna in his incarnation as Lord Caitanya

Krsna personally inaugurates the religion of the age nama sankirtana as Lord Caltanya: [Lord Krsna, thinking to Himself]: "I shall personally inaugurate the religion of the age nama sankirtana, the congregational chanting of the holy name. I shall make the world dance in ecstasy, realizing the four mellows of loving devotional service." – Sri Caitanya caritamrta Adi lila 3.19 The Kali yuga dharma,...

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