Month: May 2013

Is It Really Me

“When I say ‘my book,’ this, indicates that the book is different from me. Similarly, it is ‘my table,’ ‘my eye,’ ‘my leg’, ‘my this,’ ‘my that’ — but where am I? Searching out the answer to this question is… Read More ›

Burdens of Love

“Shrila Vishvanatha Chakravarti describes the burden of love very practically. He says that the burden of the husband on the young wife, the burden of the child on the lap of the mother, and the burden of wealth on the… Read More ›

Making Friends

“Krishna’s age, His beauty, His bugle, His flute, His conchshell and His pleasing attitude all provoke love in friendship for Him. His exceptional joking abilities, exhibited sometimes by His pretending to be a royal prince, or even the Supreme Personality… Read More ›

Blame Birth

“The miseries of life, namely birth, death, old age and diseases, are present everywhere within the material world. But one who understands his real constitutional position as the eternal servitor of the Lord, and thus knows the position of the… Read More ›

Lawyered

“Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reaction. Do not fear.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 18.66) Download this episode (right click and save) The Vedas say that the present age of… Read More ›

Spontaneous Devotion

“Sita put the garland on Rama and then her friends took her away, like the kairava flower happily blooming from the bud at the sight of the moon.” (Janaki Mangala, 111) prabhuhi bhāla pahirāi jānakihi lai calīn | sakhīṃ manahum̐… Read More ›

Nirupama

“Both the picture of Sita and Rama and the day were incomparable. In happiness, the society and the queen look at them and receive bliss moment after moment.” (Janaki Mangala, 110) rāma sīya chabi nirūpama nirūpama so dinu | sukha… Read More ›

Garland of Love

“With her beautiful, lotus-like hands she is putting on the garland, like Kamadeva placing the moon in a noose of lotuses.” (Janaki Mangala, 109) lasata lalita kara kamala māla pahirāvata | kāma phanda janu candahiṃ banaja phansāvata || Download this… Read More ›