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Learning By Example

“Whatever action is performed by a great man, common men follow in his footsteps. And whatever standards he sets by exemplary acts, all the world pursues.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 3.21) Vaishnavas, devotees of Lord Vishnu, are especially competent to teach… Read More ›

Hare Krishna

“After searching through all the Vedic literature one cannot find a method of religion more sublime for this age than the chanting of Hare Krishna.” (Kali-santarana Upanishad) Question: “May I know the meaning of Hare Krishna and Hare Rama please?”… Read More ›

A Defining Attribute

“(Those) who have established their reputation in the world for their knowledge of the rules of propriety – their soul is your excellent abode.” (Maharishi Valmiki speaking to Lord Rama, Ramacharitamansa) Brightness is the defining attribute of the moon. Being… Read More ›

Humility

“One who thinks himself lower than the grass, who is more tolerant than a tree, and who does not expect personal honor yet is always prepared to give all respect to others can very easily always chant the holy name… Read More ›

Steady Under Pressure

“Whoever knows Me as the Supreme Personality of Godhead, without doubting, is to be understood as the knower of everything, and he therefore engages himself in full devotional service, O son of Bharata” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 15.19) Lord Rama, the… Read More ›

Friend to All

“One who is not envious but who is a kind friend to all living entities, who does not think himself a proprietor, who is free from false ego and equal both in happiness and distress, who is always satisfied and… Read More ›

Attachment to Family

“The Supreme Personality of Godhead is situated in pure goodness. He illuminates the entire universe and bestows all benedictions upon His devotees…” (Shrimad Bhagavatam, 5.7.14) Homesickness is the feeling of distress that comes from being away from one’s home for… Read More ›