history

Standing Before Kings

“In the Shrimad-Bhagavatam it is stated that even the lowest, who are called chandalas (dog-eaters), can be elevated by association with a pure devotee. Therefore devotional service and guidance of a pure devotee are so strong that there is no… Read More ›

The Elephant and the Rabbit

“Like a proud elephant meeting a rabbit in the forest, Rama is like the elephant and you, O vile one, are like the rabbit.” (Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 22.16) yathā dṛptaśca mātaṅgaḥ śaśaśca sahitau vane | tathā dviradavadrāmastvaṃ… Read More ›

Perfect Inventions

“Because Krishna says so, we immediately know that the cosmic machine, of which the earth is part, is working so nicely and wonderfully because behind this machine is a driver – Krishna. Exactly as behind any machine there is a… Read More ›

Doomed To Repeat It

“Modern stories, fiction and histories are different from the transcendental pastimes of the Lord in that one will tire of hearing mundane stories, but one never tires of hearing about Krishna. It is for this reason only that the history… Read More ›