Month: October 2012

When To Approach God

“Thus seeing Sita at that time, the son of the wind God, in great delight, approached Rama in his mind and offered praise unto the Lord.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 15.54) evam sītām tadā dṛṣṭvā hṛṣṭaḥ pavana sambhavaḥ | jagāma… Read More ›

The Highest Compliment

“Indeed, the mighty-armed Rama has done a most impossible task in being able to live for even a moment being separated from this intoxicating lady, Sita.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 15.53) duṣkaram kurute rāmo imām matta kāśinīm | sītām… Read More ›

Living In Separation

“This divine lady’s mind is situated in His and His in hers. It is for this reason alone that she and that righteous-souled man are able to live for even a moment.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 15.52) asyā devyā… Read More ›

Nishkami

“A living entity, by his constitutional position, cannot be void of all desires (the bhukti-kami, mukti-kami and siddhi-kami all desire something for personal satisfaction), but the nishkami devotees of the Lord desire everything for the satisfaction of the Lord. They… Read More ›

A Science to Tweak

“The perfection of human life is based on knowledge and renunciation, but it is very difficult to attempt to reach the stage of knowledge and renunciation while in family life. Krishna conscious persons therefore take shelter of the association of… Read More ›

Staying Afloat

“But those who worship Me with devotion, meditating on My transcendental form – to them I carry what they lack and preserve what they have.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 9.22) Work hard all day, come home at night to eat something… Read More ›

Divine Unity

“For those whose minds are attached to the unmanifested, impersonal feature of the Supreme, advancement is very troublesome. To make progress in that discipline is always difficult for those who are embodied.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 12.5) Question: “Do you think… Read More ›

Brought To You By

“Being prayed for by the demigods, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the Absolute Truth Himself, directly appeared with His expansion and expansions of the expansion. Their holy names were Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata and Shatrughna. These celebrated incarnations thus appeared in… Read More ›

Research Scholars

“The research scholar finds out the cause and the effect of everything, but research scholars as great as Brahma, Shiva, Indra and many other demigods are sometimes bewildered by seeing the wonderful creative energy of the Lord, so what to… Read More ›