Month: January 2013

A Worthy Rebuke

“The Supreme Person [Bhagavan] said: My dear Arjuna, how have these impurities come upon you? They are not at all befitting a man who knows the progressive values of life. They do not lead to higher planets, but to infamy…. Read More ›

No Distractions

“Yoga means concentration of the mind detached from all other subject matter. And actually such concentration is samadhi, or cent percent engagement in the service of the Lord. And one who concentrates his attention in that manner is called a… Read More ›

Krishna Is the Best

“The Supreme Personality of Godhead is always inclined toward His pure devotees, and by His action it is clear that liberation is not very important for the devotees. Lord Krishna easily gives one liberation, but He does not so easily… Read More ›

Why Ask For Surrender

“Undoubtedly there is oneness of the living entity with the Lord in many respects, but ultimately the living entity is subordinate to the Lord, and he is constitutionally meant for satisfying the senses of the Lord. The Lord therefore asks… Read More ›

I and Mine

“The karmi thinks of this world as ‘mine,’ and the jnani thinks ‘I am’ everything. The whole material conception of politics, sociology, philanthropy, altruism, etc., conceived by the conditioned souls is on the basis of this misconceived ‘I’ and ‘mine,’… Read More ›

On Your Best Behavior

“The verdict of all revealed scriptures is that by even a moment’s association with a pure devotee, one can attain all success.” (Chaitanya Charitamrita, Madhya 22.54) Download this episode (right click and save) “I’m in the clear. The boss just… Read More ›

Eyes For Each Other

“When Rama looks at Sita, Sita sees Rama. Looking at both of them, Kamadeva sharpens his arrows.” (Janaki Mangala, 84) rāma dīkha jaba sīya sīya raghunāyaka | dou tana taki taki mayana sudhārata sāyaka || There was no need for… Read More ›

A Unique Combination

“Sometimes the people are looking at Sita and sometimes at Rama. Having beauty and respected ancestries, the people are praising the unique combination.” (Janaki Mangala, 83) chinu sītahiṃ chinu rāmahi purajana dekhahiṃ | rūpa sīla baya bansa biseṣa biseṣahiṃ ||… Read More ›