The Miracle of Chanting Part 04: Srila Prabhupada
Sep03

The Miracle of Chanting Part 04: Srila Prabhupada

Lord Krsna states in the Bhagavad Gita that no one can be happy in this world without sacrifice.  Our duty as human beings is to perform sacrifices to the Lord.  We should simplify our material lives to maximize the time we spend in sacrificing to the Lord.  When we make this adjustment, we will never need to worry about our livelihood.  The recommended sacrifice for the age of kali is to chant the holy names of...

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Allah, Yahova or Krishna-Need Is To Chant
Sep02

Allah, Yahova or Krishna-Need Is To Chant

Chanting the Lord's name purifies our polluted consciousness, the source of all over problems. Ladies and gentleman, this Krsna consciousness movement is meant for reviving our original consciousness. At present, owing to our long association with matter, our consciousness has become contaminated, just as rain water contaminated when it falls from a cloud. Originally the water is pure, distilled, but as soon as it falls onto the...

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Give It All I Got
Sep01

Give It All I Got

To the degree that I give my all and all to my chanting, to that degree Krishna reciprocates and thus bhakti increases in my heart. As one popular song of the sixties said, “The love you give is equal to the love you take.” What I put into my japa is what I get back. Devotion doesn’t come back where devotion is not put out (garbage in, garbage out). My daughter is learning to play violin and to inspire her we watched...

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Bhakti starts with hearing
Aug31

Bhakti starts with hearing

Dr. P. J. Saher: Will you please be so kind as to further elucidate your technique of that one chants the name of God and will you please be so kind as to elucidate further in some particular way or what comes (German) what should be done in relation to that or how it is, how it is formulated in that, in that total, in that complete system of your reverent teachings? Prabhupada: Yes. This is the bhakti-marga, means, the first thing is...

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Divine Name – The Elixir of Life
Aug30

Divine Name – The Elixir of Life

The Holy Name of Sri Hari is the only refuge for all types of persons, be he a follower of the path of Karma, Jnan, Yoga, Tapasya or Bhakti. For those practicing devotion or Bhakti, it is the most potential factor, the main source of inspiration. To devotees who have advanced in this path, it is the life of their lives, the most coveted object, the very pith and marrow of their existence. The Divine Name has a unique position. It is...

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God has Name
Aug29

God has Name

Srila Prabhupada :  If you don't like to chant Krsna you chant in your own way. Chant the name of God. If you know the name of God chant it. If you do not know then take it from me. (laughter) We are recommending to chant the holy name of God. If you know, you chant that name and if you don't know then take it from me. (German) [break] …explained by Caitanya Mahaprabhu that God has many thousands of names or God has...

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