Chanting Hare Krishna VS Reading Vedanta – sutra
Jul31

Chanting Hare Krishna VS Reading Vedanta – sutra

“My dear sir, My spiritual master considered Me a great fool,” Lord Caitanya replied. “Therefore he has more or less punished me by saying that because I am such a fool I have no capacity to study Vedānta. So in turn he gave me the chanting of Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare/ Hare Rāma, Hare Rāma, Rāma Rāma, Hare Hare. My spiritual master told me, ‘Just go on chanting this Hare Krishna...

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Krishna will give, do not worry but chant
Jul30

Krishna will give, do not worry but chant

Power of Holy Names etenaiva hy aghono 'sya krtam syaad agha-nishkrtam yadaa naaraayanaayeti jagaada catur-aksharam "The Vishnudutas continued: Even previously, while eating and at other times, this Ajaamila would call his son, saying, "My dear Narayana, please come here." Although calling the name of his son, he nevertheless uttered the four syllables naa-raa-ya-na. Simply by chanting the name of Narayana in this...

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No other way – Only Name
Jul29

No other way – Only Name

harernamaharernamaharernamaevakevalam kalau nasty eva nasty eva nasty evagatiranyatha [Cc. Adi 17.21] For your perfection you simply chant the name of the Lord harernama, harer. Harer means of the Lord and nama means name. Thrice. Just like we give stress three times, "You do it. You do it. You do it." This is a good stress. Similarly, the sastra says harernamaharernamaharernama, namaevakevalam, simply chant the Lord's...

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Holy Name Resembles fire
Jul28

Holy Name Resembles fire

Question : WHAT IS THE POWER OF THE HOLY NAME ? Answer : BY  SRILA  PRABHUPADA. ajñānād athavā jñānād uttamaśloka-nāma yat sańkīrtitam aghaḿ puḿso dahed edho yathānalaḥ Translation :  As a fire burns dry grass to ashes, so the holy name of the Lord, whether chanted knowingly or unknowingly, burns to ashes, without fail, all the reactions of one's sinful activities. (Srimad Bhagavatam). Purport: ...

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A Simple pious activity to attend perfection
Jul27

A Simple pious activity to attend perfection

People actually waste their time talking politics, sociology, anthropology, and so on. They read many literatures that do not glorify the Supreme Lord Hari, and thus they waste their time. This Krsna consciousness movement is giving everyone a chance to become pious. punya-sravana-kirtanah. It is not necessary to give money or bathe in the Ganges. There are many pious activities and many processes recommended in the sastras for...

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