Inattentive Chanting
Dec02

Inattentive Chanting

Inattention is a serious problem in chanting. As the nondevotee does not understand the value of human life or the urgency to be Krishna conscious, so a devotee sometimes does not fully understand the urgency and necessity of calling on the holy name. Then despite his theoretical acceptance of the principle of chanting Hare Krishna, he stubbornly deliberates on other things while uttering the holy name. Inattention then explains why,...

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Govinda
Dec01

Govinda

kim no rajyena govinda kim bhogair jivitena va yesam arthe kanksitam no rajyam bhogah sukhani ca ta ime ’vasthita yuddhe praṇams tyaktva dhanani ca acaryah pitarah putras tathaiva ca pitamahah matulah svasurah pautrah syalah sambandhinas tatha etan na hantum icchami ghnato ’pi madhusudana api trailokya-rajyasya hetoh kim nu mahi-krte nihatya dhartarastran nah ka pritih syaj janardana (Bhagavad Gita 01.32 – 01.35)...

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We become free
Nov30

We become free

Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare …is the sublime method for reviving our transcendental consciousness, or Krishna consciousness. As living spiritual souls, we are all originally Krishna conscious entities, but due to our association with matter from time immemorial, our consciousness is now polluted by the material atmosphere, called maya, or illusion. And what is...

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Footnotes by Shrila Bhaktivinoda Thakura
Nov29

Footnotes by Shrila Bhaktivinoda Thakura

(1) Anyone who thinks Lord Krishna'S holy name is made of maya, the dull and inert material energy, will suffer in hell for a long time. If one sees the face of such a person one must immediately remember Lord Vishnu and bathe, still wearing one's clothing. (2) People possess different levels of qualification to attain Lord Krishna. The primary levels are karma, jnana, and bhakti (devotional service). This the scriptures say....

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Again & Again
Nov28

Again & Again

bhuta-gramaḥ sa evayam bhutva bhutva pralīyate ratry-agame ’vasaḥ partha prabhavaty ahar-agame (Bhagavad Gita 8.19) Translation:  Again and again, when Brahma’s day arrives, all living entities come into being, and with the arrival of Brahma’s night they are helplessly annihilated. Purport: The less intelligent, who try to remain within this material world, may be elevated to higher planets and then again...

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Chanters are honored
Nov27

Chanters are honored

Nana-sastra-vicaranaika-nipunau sad-dharma-samsthapakaulokanamhita-karinau The Gosvamis were very much fond of doing welfare activities for the general people, just like this movement. This movement is the greatest welfare activities in this world. Lokanamhita-karinau. It is beneficial for all kinds of human being. Nana-sastra-vicaranaika-nipunau sad-dharma-samsthapakaulokanamhita-karinau tri-bhuvanemanyau. So if we execute this Krsna...

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