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Numerical Strength

“There is no difference between the holy name of the Lord and the Lord Himself. As such, the holy name is as perfect as the Lord Himself in fullness, purity and eternity. The holy name is no material sound vibration,… Read More ›

Sankirtana For The Ages

“In the age of Kali, intelligent persons perform congregational chanting to worship the incarnation of Godhead who constantly sings the names of Krishna. Although His complexion is not blackish, He is Krishna Himself. He is accompanied by His associates, servants,… Read More ›

Space Saver

“Always chanting My glories, endeavoring with great determination, bowing down before Me, these great souls perpetually worship Me with devotion.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 9.14) Download this episode (right click and save) Person 1: “I just can’t fit anything else in… Read More ›

It Is Good For You

“There is no possibility of one’s becoming a yogi, O Arjuna, if one eats too much, or eats too little, sleeps too much or does not sleep enough.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 6.16) Download this episode (right click and save) “A… Read More ›

Full Dependence

“In any condition, any man can live in a small cottage, plant a tulasi tree, water it in the morning, offer it prayers, and continuously chant the Hare Krishna maha-mantra. Thus one can make vigorous spiritual advancement.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Chaitanya… Read More ›

Keeping the Momentum

“The mahatma is always engaged in different activities of devotional service, as described in the Shrimad-Bhagavatam, hearing and chanting about Vishnu, not a demigod or human being.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Bhagavad-gita, 9.14 Purport) Vishno-smaranam is one of the processes of devotional… Read More ›

All Potencies

“The sound representation of the Lord is nondifferent from the Lord Himself because the Lord and His representation in sound are absolute knowledge. Lord Chaitanya has instructed us that in the holy name of the Lord, as sound representation of… Read More ›

Without Dependency

“The special qualification of the pure devotee is that he is always thinking of Krishna without considering the time or place. There should be no impediments. He should be able to carry out his service anywhere and at any time.”… Read More ›

Hallowed Are The Names

“Because people vary in their desires, You have distributed various holy names by Your mercy.” (Chaitanya Charitamrita, Antya 20.17) The Supreme Lord has different names assigned to Him by people who wish to connect with Him. The desires in each… Read More ›