Don’t Listen To The Mind
Jul19

Don’t Listen To The Mind

Hare Krishna my dear devotees, I hope your weekend is being blessed by the Lord in all aspects. Today I was listening to a lecture from H.H. Sacinandana Swami on his Japa Retreat and he was talking about the method so you cannot listen to your mind. He made an exercise like that: devotees were chanting and he was trying to interrupt them saying things or making noise, pretending he was their mind and they had to continue...

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Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Prabhupada About Chanting
Jul18

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Prabhupada About Chanting

“Bhagavan will not accept anything which is offered by a person who doesn’t chant Harinama one-hundred thousand times daily and such a person is considered a ‘patita’. By sincerely endeavoring to chant Harinama without offenses and remaining fixed in chanting constantly, one’s offenses will fade and pure Harinama will arise on the tongue.” Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur in an article in The Gaudiya,...

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Declare Boldly
Jul17

Declare Boldly

ksipram bhavati dharmatma sasvac-chantim nigacchati kaunteya pratijanihi na me bhaktah pranasyati (Bhagavad Gita 09.31) Translation: He quickly becomes righteous and attains lasting peace. O son of Kunti, declare it boldly that My devotee never perishes. Purport: This should not be misunderstood. In the Seventh Chapter the Lord says that one who is engaged in mischievous activities cannot become a devotee of the Lord. One...

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Is Chanting a Prayer or a Meditation?
Jul16

Is Chanting a Prayer or a Meditation?

It is both because it enables us to fulfill the purpose of prayer, speaking to God, and the purpose of meditation, listening to God. How chanting is the best prayer Prayer is a universal practice by which people all over the world and through the ages have connected with God. By praying, they speak their heart to God and seek his blessings for solving their problems and fulfilling their desires. Vedic wisdom reveals God in his highest...

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Supreme virtues of Lord Gauranga’s devotees
Jul15

Supreme virtues of Lord Gauranga’s devotees

Supreme virtues of Lord Gauranga's devotees… trinad api nicata sahaja-saumya-mugdhakritih sudha-madhura-bhashita vishaya-gandha-thuthutkritih hari-pranaya-vihvala kim api dhiranalambhita bhavanti kila sad-guna jagati gaura-bhajam ami (24) Verse 24: "Humbly thinking oneself more fallen than a blade of straw; natural, spontaneous, charming and gentle bodily features; sweet speech full of relishable nectar; repeatedly...

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