Potency of The Holy Names
Sep05

Potency of The Holy Names

Inspirational story. Evidence of the potency of the Holy Names. And the we are not these bodies. I just visited one mataji, Gaurangi Devi Dasi, in the hospital. Four years ago she had some surgery that was done wrongly. That caused "irreparable" kidney damage and they said she could not l live very long. I last saw her two years ago. At that time she had not slept or eaten for more than one year. She could not even lie down....

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Chanting is Boring
Sep04

Chanting is Boring

When I commit offences to the Holy Name, chanting becomes boring. In this consciousness chanting is tasteless, troublesome, and outright uninteresting, and it’s the last thing I want to do. Thus I do it only out of duty while my mind is totally disengaged from chanting. My mood is simply to get my rounds finished as soon as possible. This is a sign to me that my spiritual life is lacking. When I don’t do something to...

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How to perform Tapasya
Sep03

How to perform Tapasya

Question : WHAT IS THE MOST PERFECT PROCESS OF ATONEMENT ? Answer : BY  SRILA  PRABHUPADA.   naikāntikaḿ tad dhi kṛte 'pi niṣkṛte manaḥ punar dhāvati ced asat-pathe tat karma-nirhāram abhīpsatāḿ harer guṇānuvādaḥ khalu sattva-bhāvanaḥ   Translation :  The ritualistic ceremonies of atonement recommended in the religious scriptures are insufficient to cleanse the heart absolutely because after atonement...

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Perfection without delay
Sep01

Perfection without delay

Bg 4.39 sraddhaval labhate jnanaṁ tat-parah saṁyatendriyah jnanaṁ labdhva paraṁ santim acirenadhigacchati   Word for word:  sraddha-van — a faithful man; labhate — achieves; jnanam — knowledge; tat-parah — very much attached to it;saṁyata — controlled; indriyah — senses; jnanam — knowledge; labdhva — having achieved; param — transcendental; santim — peace; acirena...

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Suffering all around – only way out is Hare Krishna
Aug31

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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Krsna’s Blessings In the Chanting of His Name
Aug30

Krsna’s Blessings In the Chanting of His Name

by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada The Hare Krsna movement has just arrived in Great Britain. And a gathering of Londoners interested in the movement listens to this message recorded for them Ladies and gentlemen: Please accept my greetings for the happy new year of 1969. and please accept the blessings of Sri Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, for your kindly participating in this happy meeting of Krsna...

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