Month: January 2012

For The Team

“Or what will Sugriva or the assembled monkeys or the two sons of Dasharatha say to me when I return to Kishkindha? If going there, I say to Kakutstha [Rama] the supremely detestable news that I have not found Sita,… Read More ›

Daily Reminder

“The fallen souls are very eager to receive novel information every day, and the transcendentalists like Vyasadeva or Narada can supply such eager people in general with unlimited news from the spiritual world. In the Bhagavad-gita it is said that… Read More ›

Showering Nectar

“Vishvamitra gave them his blessing and they all became happy, like a new kalpa creeper being watered with pure nectar.” (Janaki Mangala, 17) kausika dīnhi asīsa sakala pramudita bhaī | sīncīṃ manahum̐ sudhā rasa kalapa latā naīṃ || Picture a… Read More ›

Binding In Love

“Mother Yashoda wanted to bind Krishna not in order to chastise Him but because she thought that the child was so restless that He might leave the house in fear. That would be another disturbance. Therefore, because of full affection,… Read More ›

A Cultured Upbringing

“The unsuccessful yogi, after many, many years of enjoyment on the planets of the pious living entities, is born into a family of righteous people, or into a family of rich aristocracy.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 6.41) It is stated in… Read More ›

Joyful Respect

“Possessing love, fortune, good luck, humility, beauty and wearing so many ornaments, with happiness in their hearts the queens, along with their sons, all came and offered their obeisances to the feet of the rishi.” (Janaki Mangala, Chand 2.2) anurāga… Read More ›

Krishna The Person

“Always think of Me and become My devotee. Worship Me and offer your homage unto Me. Thus you will come to Me without fail. I promise you this because you are My very dear friend.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 18.65) Question:… Read More ›

The Time Is Now

“The situation has come to this and I am at an impasse. What course of action is appropriate and timely for achieving my objective?’ Thus Hanuman thought the matter over and over again in his mind.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand,… Read More ›

Pushing The Rock

“Fruitive work, in which almost all people in general are engaged, is always painful either in the beginning or at the end. It can be fruitful only when made subservient to the devotional service of the Lord. In the Bhagavad-gita… Read More ›