karma

Samsara Chakra

“O most powerful, insurmountable Lord, who are kind to the fallen souls, I have been put into the association of demons as a result of my activities, and therefore I am very much afraid of my condition of life within… Read More ›

Groundhog Day

“From the highest planet in the material world down to the lowest, all are places of misery wherein repeated birth and death take place. But one who attains to My abode, O son of Kunti, never takes birth again.” (Lord… Read More ›

A Long Life

“In this endeavor (Krishna consciousness) there is no loss or diminution, and a little advancement on this path can protect one from the most dangerous type of fear.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 2.40) It is a widely accepted fact that the… Read More ›

A New Beginning

“Those who are not faithful on the path of devotional service cannot attain Me, O conqueror of foes, but return to birth and death in this material world.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 9.3) There are four things that are guaranteed in… Read More ›

What Goes Up Must Come Down

“Whatever is piled up, finally disburses. Whatever rises, must eventually fall. Those that come together, separate in the end. Life eventually meets with death.” (Lord Rama speaking to Bharata, Valmiki Ramayana, Ayodhya Kand, Sec 105) This instruction given by Lord… Read More ›

Think Before You Act

“He that on the eve of beginning an action either relating to this world or the next, does not take into consideration the fact that actions entail consequences light or grave, disagreeable (or otherwise), is styled a child.” (King Dashratha… Read More ›

The Truth

“Great munis continue their yoga birth after birth, but at the time of death, they fail to utter the name of Rama. But now He, on the strength of whose name Lord Shiva grants liberation to all alike, has appeared… Read More ›

Washing The Car

“Those who are full of dirty things can take to the line of Krishna consciousness for a gradual cleansing process, following the regulative principles of devotional service.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Bhagavad-gita, 4.15 Purport) Men especially take a great interest in automobiles…. Read More ›