One should first take shelter of Gaura-Nityananda
Jun17

One should first take shelter of Gaura-Nityananda

If one only chants, with some slight faith, the holy names of Lord Caitanya and Nityananda, very quickly he is cleansed of all offenses. Thus as soon as he chants the Hare Krsna maha-mantra, he feels the ecstasy of love for God. Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura remarks in this connection that if one takes shelter of Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and Nityananda, follows Their instructions to become more tolerant than the tree and...

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Man bitten by snake
Jun17

Man bitten by snake

The beginning of Krishna consciousness and devotional service is hearing, in Sanskrit called sravanam. All people should be given the chance to come and join devotional parties so that they may hear. This hearing is very important for progressing in Krishna consciousness. When one links his ears to give aural reception to the transcendental vibrations, he can quickly become purified and cleansed in the heart. Lord Caitanya...

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No, No God has Name
Jun16

No, No God has Name

Vedavyasa : He says from the Old Testament that Jesus said, "Hallowed be Thy name," so he didn't say a particular name because, he says, God has actually no name because if we… Srila Prabhupada : So how He can be no name? He says, "Hallowed be Thy name." He has name. Therefore he says like that. Vedavyasa : But there's no name in the Bible… Srila Prabhupada : That doesn't mean… He...

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Top Most Yoga
Jun16

Top Most Yoga

It is an offense to consider the holy name to be an ordinary pious activity: One who says that ten million asvamedha sacrifices are equal to the chanting of the holy name of Lord Krsna is undoubtedly an atheist. He is sure to be punished by Yamaraja. In the list of the ten kinds of offenses in chanting the holy name of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Hare Krsna, the eighth offense is...

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Suffering all around – only way out is Hare Krishna
Jun16

Suffering all around – only way out is Hare Krishna

So this age… Therefore sastra says, prayena alpa ayusah. Generally, almost everyone is short-living. Prayena alpa ayusah kalau asmin yuge janah. Asmin yuge, kalau, they are very short-living. Then again, mandah: all rascals. Mandah, third class; no first-class men. Practically no brahminical qualification. All sudra qualification. Therefore mandah. Sumanda-matayah. And if one comes forward to be spiritually enlightened, he...

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