Month: February 2012

Problem Solving

“If one adopts the principles enunciated in Bhagavad-gita, he can make his life perfect and make a perfect solution to all the problems of life which arise out of the transient nature of material existence.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Bhagavad-gita, Introduction) As… Read More ›

No Picnic

“Therefore I shall certainly reside here, controlling my eating and my senses. Let not all the men and Vanaras be destroyed on account of me.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 13.54) iha eva niyata āhāro vatsyāmi niyata indriyaḥ || na… Read More ›

Tear Down This Wall

“Prahlada Maharaja said: One who is sufficiently intelligent should use the human form of body from the very beginning of life — in other words, from the tender age of childhood — to practice the activities of devotional service, giving… Read More ›

The Guardian

“The king said these words to the muni in a very humble and polite way. He presented Rama and Lakshmana to the muni and then touched his lotus feet.” (Janaki Mangala, 26) dīna bacana bahu bhām̐ti bhūpa muni sana kahe… Read More ›

Win Win Win

“’Unless I agree,’ Krishna desired to show, ‘you cannot bind Me.’ Thus although mother Yashoda, in her attempt to bind Krishna, added one rope after another, ultimately she was a failure. When Krishna agreed, however, she was successful.” (Shrila Prabhupada,… Read More ›

A Potent Combination

“If, based on Sampati’s words, I bring Rama here, Raghava, not seeing His wife, will burn all of the monkeys.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 13.53) sampāti vacanāc ca api rāmam yadi ānayāmi aham || apaśyan rāghavo bhāryām nirdahet sarva… Read More ›

Always In Stock

“The Personality of Godhead is perfect and complete, and because He is completely perfect, all emanations from Him, such as this phenomenal world, are perfectly equipped as complete wholes. Whatever is produced of the Complete Whole is also complete in… Read More ›

The Sage’s Favor

“Dear Sir, my children, relatives and citizens are protected by your blessings, either at home or in the jungle.” (Dasharatha speaking to Vishvamitra, Janaki Mangala, 25) nātha mohi bālakanha sahita pura parijana | rākhanihāra tumhāra anugraha dhara bana || It’s… Read More ›

Heart and Soul

“Those with the vision of eternity can see that the soul is transcendental, eternal, and beyond the modes of nature. Despite contact with the material body, O Arjuna, the soul neither does anything nor is entangled.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 13.32)… Read More ›