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Talking About Experts

“The Vedic scriptures and the acharyas, or saintly teachers, are compared to expert boatmen, and the facilities of the human body are compared to favorable breezes that help the boat ply smoothly to its desired destination.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shri Ishopanishad,… Read More ›

Talking About Sadhana

“The process of devotional service – beginning with chanting and hearing – is called sadhana-bhakti. This includes the regulative principles that are intended to awaken one to devotional service. Devotional service is always dormant in everyone’s heart, and by the… Read More ›

Talking About A Slow News Day

“Descriptions of Krishna’s eternal pastimes are in all revealed scriptures. But one cannot understand how they are continuing eternally.” (Chaitanya Charitamrita, Madhya 20.385) Download this episode (right click and save) nitya-līlā’ kṛṣṇera sarva-śāstre kaya bujhite nā pāre līlā kemane ‘nitya’… Read More ›

Talking About Inventions

“By hearing only can we make proper use of that which already exists. The principle of hearing to properly utilize preconceived materials is applicable to spiritual paraphernalia as well. We must hear from the proper spiritual source.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad… Read More ›