Not acquainted with Lord Gauranga are doomed
Sep30

Not acquainted with Lord Gauranga are doomed

Verse 43: Not acquainted with Lord Gauranga are doomed… dhig astu kulam ujjvalam dhig api vagmitam dhig yasho dhig adhyayanam akritim nava-vayah shriyam castu dhik dvijatvam api dhik param vimalam ashramadyam ca dhik na cet paricitah kalau prakata-gaura-gopi-patih (43) Verse 43: "Condemned is his noble birth and high lineage! Doomed is his eloquence and artistic abilities! Pathetic is his fame and reputation! Denounced is...

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Killing Some Time While Chanting
Sep29

Killing Some Time While Chanting

My mind derives great pleasure from thinking. So I have a problem when I chant because while I am chanting my mind goes pleasure hunting and wants to contemplate so many interesting thoughts and not listen to the holy name. This happens most often when I am bored with chanting. It is sometimes really difficult to just hear the mantra because my mind says, “This is not interesting. Think of something interesting, like, what you...

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A Further Meditation In three Steps by His Holiness Sacinandana Swami
Sep29

A Further Meditation In three Steps by His Holiness Sacinandana Swami

1. Become aware that the holy name is non-different from Sri Sri Radha Krishna.   nama cintamanih krsnas, caitanya-rasa-vigrahah purnah suddho nitya-mukto, 'bhinnatvan nama-naminoh   The holy name of Krishna is transcendentally blissful. It bestows all spiritual benedictions, for it is Krishna himself, the reservoir of all pleasure. Krishna’s name is complete, and it is the form of all transcendental mellows. It is...

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Divine Name – The sole remedy for all ills
Sep28

Divine Name – The sole remedy for all ills

In the age of Kali, Sri Krishna Manifests Himself as the Holy Name. The whole world is liberated by the chanting of this Holy Name. In the above Sloka Sri Hari's Name is repeated thrice for the purpose of emphasis. The use of the article 'Eva' in the verse is to convince those ignorant of the efficacy of Sri Hari-Nama by positive assertion. The idea is strengthened further by the addition of the word 'Kevala'. It...

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See Krishna by Chanting Krishna
Sep28

See Krishna by Chanting Krishna

by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada The Supreme Lord has nothing to do, and no one is equal to Him or greater than Him. He hasn't got to do anything, because He has so many energies. Svabhaviki jnana-bala-kriya ca. Everything is being done by His energy perfectly. The Supreme Lord's energy is working even in the water, so you can perceive His energy within the water. We are daily using water. We...

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