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Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 12, Verse 6

Chapter 12: Devotional Service Verse: 6Verses 6-7 ye tu sarvani karmani mayi sannyasya mat-parah ananyenaiva yogena mam dhyayanta upasate tesam aham samuddharta mrtyu-samsara-sagarat bhavami na cirat partha mayy avesita-cetasam Translation: But those who worship Me, giving up all their activities unto Me and being devoted to Me without deviation, engaged in devotional service and always […]

The Proud Frog!

  The Proud Frog!   "Sometimes someone has a little knowledge, and they become very proud. Sometimes someone has a little wealth, they become very proud, they think nothing can disturb them. There is a story once, that there was a frog living in the pond. One day the frog, he jumped out on the […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on December 31

Today's Event: Sri Krsna Pusya abhiseka PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "In Vrndavana everyone is overwhelmed with love of Krishna. When they can not find Krishna, they become mad. Although they do not know that Krishna is God. This is pure love, without any knowledge of the supreme powerful, almighty. No contamination-pure love." Bombay, December […]

Happy Chanting In 2010

Hare Krsna my dear devotees. I hope your holidays have been blessed with many devotees association, devotional service, bhajans, kirtans and the concentrated chanting of the holy names. For a devotee this is happiness, once I heard a devotee saying that for a vaisnava he can live with some prasadam his beads and the Bhagavad […]

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 12, Verse 5

Chapter 12: Devotional Service Verse: 5kleso 'dhikataras tesam avyaktasakta-cetasam avyakta hi gatir duhkham dehavadbhir avapyate Translation: For those whose minds are attached to the unmanifested, impersonal feature of the Supreme, advancement is very troublesome. To make progress in that discipline is always difficult for those who are embodied. Explanation:This is an important verse since it […]

Emulate Coconut-Palm Trees!

    Emulate Coconut-Palm Trees!   "Srila Prabhupada said in Krishna consciousness we need to emulate the Coconut or Palm trees which can bend under the stormy weather, but after the wind stops they bounce back upright. Stiff big trees often get blown over.   So please tolerate all kinds of difficulties and remain fixed […]

ABC’s of Spirituality!

  ABC's of Spirituality!   "So sometimes when people hear these principles of Bhakti..this bowing down,  offering a flower, offering a fruit, offering water with tulasi, doing some simple services, they think, 'what is this? this is over-simplified! we  have to do some high mental speculation or….these are just the ABCs'. There is also a […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on December 30

Tomorrow's Event: Sri Krsna Pusya abhiseka PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "There is a proverb in Bengali that one person wanted to see how many thieves are there in this village, and when he began to scrutinize, he saw that everyone is a thief. Similarly, in this world you go to anyone, they are all […]

Who is Maya?

    Who is Maya?     "Maya is also a devotee of Krishna whose duty is to keep the criminals in jail. She never releases anyone unless they become a pure devotee of Krishna. But when someone becomes pure, she gladly accepts defeat, because her whole purpose is to help people surrender to Krishna. […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on December 29

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "Bhismadeva was a military man so he was pleased to see Krishna in military spirit, as much as the Gopis wanted to see Krishna as the most beautiful lover. Krishna can be loved in any feature and because He is absolute there is no difference to love Krishna as a […]