Talks With Dad
Oct15

Talks With Dad

I once read a book in which a woman said that the walks she took with her dad when she was young were the most valuable moments in her life because she learned so much from him during those walks. I have always felt the same way about japa. My time with the holy name is the most valuable time of my day. Good chanting always gives me realization, strength, determination, and taste. Those two hours with the holy name is the most...

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Chanting Controls Mind
Oct15

Chanting Controls Mind

When the mind is finally trained to the point where it will think of nothing but Krsna, it will attain peace and will become very tranquil. "The yogi whose mind is fixed on Me verily attains the highest happiness. By virtue of his identity with Brahman, he is liberated; his mind is peaceful, his passions are quieted, and he is freed from sin." (Bg. 6.27) The mind is always concocting objects for...

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Why is the most attractive holy name “Krishna” supremely unique
Oct15

Why is the most attractive holy name “Krishna” supremely unique

Keeping a great quality of the Lord in mind, the devotees have awarded a name to the Lord. Names such as Brahman, Paramatma, and Narayana indicate the Lord’s great qualities, but these qualities do not establish the relationship between the Supreme Lord and the living entities. A transcendental rope in the form of relationship connects the Lord and His devotees....

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How is it Possible to Constantly Chant The Holy Names?
Oct15

How is it Possible to Constantly Chant The Holy Names?

As we prayerfully chant in a mood of humility and tolerance daily, over a period of time we become conscious of Krishna and recognize Him as our Supreme Father & we begin to appreciate all other living entities also as children of the same God. We realise that we are a tiny spark in this unlimited material world with practically very minute independence. There is nothing that we have that we can be proud about. At the...

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Krishna – the most Supreme Name
Oct14

Krishna – the most Supreme Name

Vijaya: Which name is the sweetest of all the primary holy names?   Babaji: The Sata-nama-stotra says,   visnor ekaikam namapi sarva-vedadhikam matam tadrk-nama sahasrena rama-nama-samam smrtam   Chanting one name of Vishnu gives more benefit than studying all the Vedas, and one name of Rama is equal to a thousand names (sahasra-nama) of Vishnu.   Again, it is stated in the Brahmanda Purana,   sahasra-namnam...

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