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Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 11, Verse 54

Chapter 11: The Universal Form Verse: 54bhaktya tv ananyaya sakya aham evam-vidho 'rjuna jnatum drastum ca tattvena pravestum ca parantapa Translation: My dear Arjuna, only by undivided devotional service can I be understood as I am, standing before you, and can thus be seen directly. Only in this way can you enter into the mysteries […]

The Three M’s in Japa – Method

Method The method of chanting refers to physical considerations such as sitting straight on an asana, chanting during the peaceful predawn hours, and associating with lovers of nama. It also includes using tulasi beads; clear pronunciation; concentrating on the meaning of the mantra; reviewing and avoiding the ten offenses, and repentance for transgressions. Taken from […]

Dazzled by the Source of All Dazzling Beauty

      In this material world we are dazzled by so many dazzlingly beautiful things: an attractive young woman, a melodic song, a picturesque scene of natural beauty, etc. We take it as a facility for our enjoyment to relish these beautiful things. But just image if we could be dazzled instead by the […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on December 18

Tomorrow's Event: Srila Jiva Gosvami — Disappearance; Sri Jagadisa Pandita — Disappearance PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "Our centres are like the oasis in a vast desert. In the desert there is no water, but occasionally if one is fortunate he may come in contact with an oasis and he is saved. Similarly in this […]