Suffering all around – only way out is Hare Krishna
Mar19

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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Loud Chanting
Mar17

Loud Chanting

There are three ways of chanting the Mahamantra – chanting within the mind, chanting softly and chanting loudly. But unless we are very steady and fixed in devotional service, it is very difficult for us to chant within the mind or even to chant softly. We are bombarded with so many external noises as well as internal noise from our own mind so much that some times, the lips keeps chanting Krishna's names, but mind keeps...

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The process of chanting is very simple
Mar14

The process of chanting is very simple

“This process of hari-kirtana is very simple: Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare/ Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare. Actually there are only three words: Hare, Krishna, and Rama. But they are very nicely arranged for chanting so that everyone can take the mantra and chant Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare. Since we have started this movement in the Western countries, Europeans,...

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Chanting with Humility by Sacinandana Swami
Mar10

Chanting with Humility by Sacinandana Swami

The holy name has unlimited energies, but it reserves them for those who chant without offenses. Chanting without offenses becomes easy in a humble state of mind. All offenses come from the false ego, no offenses come from a humble heart. The false ego needs to be dissolved by humility.   According to Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura real humility is based on the understanding “I’m not the body, but I’m a spiritual...

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Quote from the Bhagavata Purana
Mar08

Quote from the Bhagavata Purana

"The chanting of the holy name of Lord Visnu is the best process of atonement for a thief of gold or other valuables, for a drunkard, for one who betrays a friend or relative, for one who kills a brahmana, or for one who indulges in sex with the wife of his guru or another superior. It is also the best method of atonement for one who murders women, the king or his father, for one who slaughters cows, and for all other sinful men....

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