We become free
May26

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
May25

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
May24

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
May23

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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Chanting – An Art of Praying
May22

Chanting – An Art of Praying

Caitanya Mahaprabhu teaches us that we should only beg God for His service life after life. This is the actual meaning of the Hare Krsna maha-mantra. When we are chanting Hare Krsna, Hare Krsna, Krsna Krsna, Hare Hare/ Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama, Rama, Hare Hare, we are actually addressing God and His energy, Hara. Hara is Krsna's internal potency, Srimati Radharani or Laksmi. Jaya radhe! This is daivi prakrti, and the devotees...

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Clear recommendation
May21

Clear recommendation

om ity ekaksaram brahma vyaharan mam anusmaran yah prayati tyajan deham sa yati paramam gatim (Bhagavad Gita 08.13) Translation: After being situated in this yoga practice and vibrating the sacred syllable om, the supreme combination of letters, if one thinks of the Supreme Personality of Godhead and quits his body, he will certainly reach the spiritual planets. Purport: It is clearly stated here that om, Brahman and Lord Krishna are...

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