Krsna’s Blessings In the Chanting of His Name
Oct17

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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Suffering all around – only way out is Hare Krishna
Oct17

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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How Chanting Helps us Defeat Maya
Oct16

How Chanting Helps us Defeat Maya

Hare Krsna to all devotees.  Please accept our humble obeisances.  All glories to Srila Prabhupada. Many of us who have listened to Prabhupada’s lectures are familiar with the analogy of the donkey chasing after a carrot on a stick placed by his master who wants the donkey to carry a burden. The foolish donkey, not being cognizant of the freely available grass around him continues chasing after the carrot while...

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How to perform Tapasya
Oct16

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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Chanting is Boring
Oct16

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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Potency of The Holy Names
Oct16

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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