“Staring again and again at their four sons and their wives, the mothers waved the arati lamps.” (Janaki Mangala, 185) badhuna sahita suta cāri’u mātu nihārahiṁ | bārahiṁ bāra āratī mudita utārahiṁ || Download this episode (right click and save)… Read More ›

A Happy Reception

“Planting auspicious trees, decorating with rice flour, filling the thalis with yogurt and grass for the arati, the lovely ladies looked beautiful with their fawn-like eyes.” (Janaki Mangala, Chand 23.1) maṅgala biṭapa man̄jula bipula dadhi dūba acchata rōcanā |  bhari… Read More ›

Not a Finite Pie

“Let there be all victory for the chanting of the holy name of Lord Krishna, which can cleanse the mirror of the heart and stop the miseries of the blazing fire of material existence. That chanting is the waxing moon… Read More ›

The Umbrella Solution

“One who knows the transcendental nature of My appearance and activities does not, upon leaving the body, take his birth again in this material world, but attains My eternal abode, O Arjuna.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 4.9) Download this episode (right… Read More ›

Feeling The Grace of God

“Lord Chaitanya recommended that the greatest achievement of human life is to achieve the grace of the Lord, love of God. He said, prema pumartho mahan: to achieve love of Godhead is the highest perfection of life.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad… Read More ›

My Big Payday

“Chanting Shri Rama’s holy name with love, faith and according to regulative principles will be beneficial for you from beginning to end, says Tulsi.” (Dohavali, 23) Download this episode (right click and save) There are two sides to the religiosity… Read More ›

The Gift of Reason

“Just try to learn the truth by approaching a spiritual master. Inquire from him submissively and render service unto him. The self-realized soul can impart knowledge unto you because he has seen the truth.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 4.34) Download this… Read More ›