To understand Krishna, Chant Hare Krishna
Aug10

To understand Krishna, Chant Hare Krishna

Unless one is advanced in krsna-prema, love of Krsna, he cannot see or understand. By the blunt material senses, we cannot even understand the name of Krsna. People are always asking, "Why are these people chanting Hare Krsna?" They cannot understand, although Krsna realization begins with the name. The name of Krsna and Krsna are nondifferent, but we cannot realize this intellectually. Krsna is within the heart, and the...

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The short cut way
Aug09

The short cut way

So to make our life perfect is not at all difficult. We are simply neglecting. That is our misfortune. Mandah sumanda-matayo manda-bhagyah [SB 1.1.10]. Because we are manda, manda-matah, we have accept some bogus logic, bogus "ism," and wasting our time. We should take from the sastra the real path. Then we shall become intelligent. Su-medhasah. Yajnaih sankirtana-prayair yajanti hi su-medhasah [SB 11.5.32]. The short-cut...

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Six Goswami’s Business
Aug07

Six Goswami’s Business

So the six Gosvamis were, some of them were very prominent government officers. Just like Rupa Gosvami and Sanatana Gosvami, they were two important ministers in the (indistinct) Muhammadan government, Nawab Hussein Shah, his government. They resigned their ministerial post and joined Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu for propagating His mission of Krsna consciousness. So rupa-sanatanau, they are very responsible government officers, and...

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The Power of the Holy Name
Aug06

The Power of the Holy Name

Hare Krsna to all devotees.  Please accept our humble obeisances.  All glories to Srila Prabhupada. The power of the Holy Name is legend.  Everyone knows how the Ram Setu was constructed by the Vanaras writing Rama's name on the rock.  The bridge was held afloat by the power of Rama's name.  There is a lesser known story on the power of Rama's name.  After the passing of Ravana, one of...

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Attention
Aug04

Attention

Attention-means steady application of the mind, or focusing the consciousness on a particular subject. Whatever one focuses his attention on becomes deeply impressed in the mind. Although the mind can move from one object to another with fantastic speed, Vedic sastras and modern science concur that the mind can only do one thing at a time. This is called the "single idea" principle of the mind. For example, if one is reading...

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The Best Advice
Aug03

The Best Advice

…Lord Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the incarnation of Godhead in this age has delivered the medicine for all problems of the world by his introducing the Sankirtan movement. The chanting is a process of purification. Just like we use soap to cleanse the body, this is material, but the chanting is spiritual cleansing. …one should learn the art of chanting the Holy name of Krishna 24 hours a day and that alone is the remedy...

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