Month: November 2013

Still I Stand

“Applying the sindura, performing the homa, offering rice, circumambulating the fire, touching the stone – in doing all of this the enchanting murti of the dark-skinned groom stole the mind.” (Janaki Mangala, Chand 18.2) Download this episode (right click and… Read More ›

As Fire As My Witness

“Going in front of the fire, King Janaka took kusha grass and water. According to ritual, he made the oath and gave away his daughter.” (Janaki Mangala, 144) Download this episode (right click and save) agini thāpi mithilesa kusodaka līnheu… Read More ›

Balance In Reserve

“The temporary comforts of the body are not the goal of life, and it is due only to darkest ignorance that people become enamored of the glimmering advancement of material comforts.” (Shrila Prabhupada, The Nectar of Devotion, Ch 1) Download… Read More ›

Always Something New

“Krishna is always remembered, and His name is always chanted by millions of devotees, but the devotees never become saturated. Instead of becoming disinterested in thinking of Krishna and in chanting His holy name, the devotees get newer and newer… Read More ›

Keeping Family Traditions

“Due to the evil deeds of the destroyers of family tradition, all kinds of community projects and family welfare activities are devastated.” (Arjuna, Bhagavad-gita, 1.42) Download this episode (right click and save) One of the many virtuous qualities of a… Read More ›

Differences in Eating

“The four principal bodily demands – eating, sleeping, mating and defending – can be satisfied under any circumstances, whether one is born in an impious condition or in a pious condition. The problem, however, is how to become free from… Read More ›

Anartha Nivritti

“The work of a man who is unattached to the modes of material nature and who is fully situated in transcendental knowledge merges entirely into transcendence.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 4.23) Download this episode (right click and save) It is said… Read More ›

Right From the Start

“No human being or demigod can enact laws like those of the Vedic literature because the Vedic regulations are prescribed by the Supreme Lord.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad Bhagavatam, 3.15.8 Purport) Download this episode (right click and save) An intelligentsia in… Read More ›