Month: August 2013

Crediting Others

“Brahma, who is only an assistant in the modes of creation, wanted to remain in his actual position as an instrument of the Lord instead of becoming puffed up by the false prestige of thinking himself the creator. That is… Read More ›

Vyasa Puja 2013

“The literal meaning of the word guru is ‘heavy’ – heavy with knowledge and authority, because his knowledge and authority come from Krishna. You cannot utilize the guru for satisfying your whims.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Journey of Self-Discovery, Ch 2.2) Download… Read More ›

The Two Fathers

“In the three worlds, nothing could compare to the two. Dasharatha was equal to Janaka and Janaka equal to Dasharatha.” (Janaki Mangala, 129) tīni loka avalokahiṃ nahiṃ upamā kou | dasaratha janaka samāna janaka dasaratha dou || Download this episode… Read More ›

All Glories

“Full of all good qualities and equal in all respects in the relationship were the two fathers. When they met they felt tremendous happiness. Looking at them, the demigods, men and sages kept saying, ‘All glories!’ and ‘Wonderful!’” (Janaki Mangala,… Read More ›