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Temple Mantra Guide

Temple Mantra Guide Table of Contents 1. Putting on Tilaka 2. Śrī Guru Praṇāma 3. Śrīla Prabhupāda Praṇati 4. Śrī Pañca-tattva Praṇāma 5. Hare Kṛṣṇa Mahā-mantra, the Great Chanting for Deliverance 6. Śrī Śrī Gurv-aṣṭaka 7. Prema-dhvani Prayers 8. Śrī Nṛsiṁha Praṇāma 9. Śrī Tulasī-praṇāma 10. Śrī Tulasī-pūjā-kīrtana 11. Śrī Tulasī Pradakṣiṇa Mantra 12. The […]

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 11, Verse 43

Chapter 11: The Universal Form Verse: 43pitasi lokasya caracarasya tvam asya pujyas ca gurur gariyan na tvat-samo 'sty abhyadhikah kuto 'nyo loka-traye 'py apratima-prabhava Translation: You are the father of this complete cosmic manifestation, of the moving and the nonmoving. You are its worshipable chief, the supreme spiritual master. No one is equal to You, […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on November 30

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "If you do not understand somebody, how you can love him? Love is far, far away. But Caitanya Mahaprabhu is so kind that He is distributing Krishna-prema: "Take, anyone. Come on." " Bombay, November 30, 1974 –

Holy Names – Our Precious Gift

Hare Krsna dear devotees, I hope your week of chanting has been focused and dedicated to the holy names of the Lord. Here in Brazil it's Spring with hot weather and rain all the time, looking outside the window I can see grey sky and a cool breeze coming. Reminds me of the farm temple […]

TwoTraps of Maya!

"Remembering the instructions of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu to always be engaged in propagating the glories of Krishna's holy names for the upliftment of the fallen souls, is the only shelter for the fallen soul aspiring perfection in this present Age. The alternative passages are actually traps of Maya which will lead one to fall: 1. […]

BBC Radio 4’s – “40 years of the Hare Krishna movement in the UK”

Dear devotees, Please accept my humble obeisances.All glories to Srila Prabhupada. On Sunday 22 November 2009, the fortieth anniversary of installation of Sri Sri Radha-Londonisvara, BBC Radio 4 who have an estimated audience of overone million listeners in the United Kingdom and the British Isles aired thenews of "40 years of the Hare Krishna movement […]

Abhimanyu and the Battle of Kurukshetra

Abhimanyu, Hunting Abhimanyu is a key personality featured in the epic Mahabharata. The son of Arjuna and Subhadra, half-sister of Lord Krishna, Abhimanyu is a partial incarnation of Chandra. An unparalleled archer, he was considered equal to his father in prowess with the bow and arrow. As an unborn child in his mother's womb, Abhimanyu […]

Abhimanyu and the Battle of Kurukshetra

Abhimanyu and the Battle of Kurukshetra

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 11, Verse 41-42

Chapter 11: The Universal Form Verse: 41 Verses 41-42 sakheti matva prasabham yad uktam he krsna he yadava he sakheti  ajanata mahimanam tavedam maya pramadat pranayena vapi  yac cavahasartham asat-krto 'si vihara-sayyasana-bhojanesu eko 'tha vapy acyuta tat-samaksam tat ksamaye tvam aham aprameyam  Translation: Thinking of You as my friend, I have rashly addressed You "O Krishna," "O Yadava," "O my friend," not knowing Your glories. […]