Month: August 2011

Maunam

“Chaitanya Mahaprabhu recommends, kirtaniyah sada harih: one should go on chanting the glories of the Lord twenty-four hours a day. There is no question of becoming mauna, or silent.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad Bhagavatam, 7.9.46 Purport) The prescription given by Lord… Read More ›

Parabrahman

“Shri Rama’s name is greater than Brahman, and it grants boons to even those who are capable of giving boons. Lord Shiva knowingly selected it out of the one hundred crore verses describing Rama’s acts.” (Dohavali, 31) brahma rāma teṃ… Read More ›

During Chanting

“While chanting and dancing or hearing the holy name of the Lord, one automatically remembers the Supreme Personality of Godhead, and because there is no difference between the holy name and Krishna, the chanter is immediately linked with Krishna.” (Shrila… Read More ›

The Sun Will Shine

“But Hanuman did not see Sita, who had the highest family lineage, took birth in a royal family always situated in the virtuous path, resembled a fully blossoming and well brought up creeper, and had a form seemingly sprung from… Read More ›

This Thorn In My Side

“Your business is to elevate yourself to perfect Krishna consciousness and nothing more. If you deviate from this law, if you don’t accept this principle, if you want to enjoy more, then you have to suffer more.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Krishna… Read More ›

With Your Heart

“For those who have merged in the transcendental mellow of devotion to Shri Rama, being free of all material desires, their minds are like fish that swim in the nectar made of supreme love for the holy name that rests… Read More ›

Get Out of Jail

“We are searching for a friend to give us peace and tranquility. That friend is Krishna, God. Just make friendship with Him; you’ll find everyone to be your friend. Because God is situated in everyone’s heart, if you make friendship… Read More ›

A Happy Fish

“For those who have merged in the transcendental mellow of devotion to Shri Rama, being free of all material desires, their minds are like fish that swim in the nectar made of supreme love for the holy name that rests… Read More ›

Say It Loud

“…O son of Kunti, declare it boldly that My devotee never perishes.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 9.31) In the Bhagavad-gita, one of the most famous discourses on spirituality ever to take place, Lord Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, encourages Arjuna,… Read More ›