devotional service

Repeat Opportunities

“By the grace of the Lord the transcendentalist gets repeated opportunities for complete perfection in Krishna consciousness.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Bhagavad-gita, 6.43 Purport) Download this episode (right click and save) Is the door to the spiritual world ever permanently closed? If… Read More ›

Incidental Advancement

“A man must elevate himself by his own mind, not degrade himself. The mind is the friend of the conditioned soul, and his enemy as well.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 6.5) Download this episode (right click and save) uddhared ātmanātmānaṁ nātmānam… Read More ›

Reciprocal Agreements

“My dear Arjuna, one who is engaged in My pure devotional service, free from the contaminations of previous activities and from mental speculation, who is friendly to every living entity, certainly comes to Me.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 11.55) Download this… Read More ›

Calculating Happiness

“As long as one has the material body, the demands of the body for sense gratification will continue. The devotee, however, is not disturbed by such desires because of his fullness. A Krishna conscious man is not in need of… Read More ›

Understanding Pure Devotion

“Even the most learned man cannot understand the words, activities and symptoms of a person situated in love of Godhead.” (Chaitanya Charitamrita, Madhya 23.39) Download this episode (right click and save) yāṅra citte kṛṣṇa-premā karaye udaya tāṅra vākya, kriyā, mudrā… Read More ›

Learning From The Non-Devotees

“In the Hari-bhakti-sudhodaya there is a conversation between Prahlada Maharaja and his father, Hiranyakashipu, in which Hiranyakashipu addresses Prahlada in this way: ‘My dear son, association is very important. It acts just like a crystal-stone which will reflect anything which… Read More ›

How To Enjoy Life

“Arjuna said: You are the Supreme Brahman, the ultimate, the supreme abode and purifier, the Absolute Truth and the eternal divine person. You are the primal God, transcendental and original, and You are the unborn and all-pervading beauty.” (Bhagavad-gita, 10.12)… Read More ›

A Validated Life

“And whoever, at the time of death, quits his body, remembering Me alone, at once attains My nature. Of this there is no doubt.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 8.5) Download this episode (right click and save) Have you ever done something… Read More ›