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Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 13, Verse 16

Chapter 13: Nature, the Enjoyer, and Consciousness Verse: 16bahir antas ca bhutanam acaram caram eva ca sukshmatvat tad avijneyam dura-stham cantike ca tat Translation: The Supreme Truth exists outside and inside of all living beings, the moving and the nonmoving. Because He is subtle, He is beyond the power of the material senses to see […]

Japa 4

"The holy name of Krishna is the spiritually blissful giver of all benedictions for it is Krishna himself, the resevoir of pleasure. Krishna's name is complete in itself and is the essential form of all spiritual relationships. It is not a material name under any condition, and it is no less powerful than Krishna himself. […]

CHANTING Japa 3

(Krishna says:) "I dwell not in the spiritual kingdom, nor in the hearts of the yogis; where My devotees are chanting, there, O Narada, stand I!" (Padma Purana) Vaishnava texts state that in much the same way that one could awaken a person who is sleeping bu making a sound or calling out his name, […]

Guru’s Duty: Deliver the World

        Even if we are not fortunate enough to directly come into contact with the Supreme Lord, we can receive the same unlimited good fortune if we come into contact with the bona fide spiritual master. This is so because the bona fide spiritual master purely represents the Supreme Lord by not […]

Maya’s Sticky Web!

  Maya's Sticky Web!   "When a living being attempts to enjoy separately from the Lord, he enters Maya's Web. Just as an unwitting insect flies into a spider's web and, just as by struggling, the fly becomes increasingly entangled, so the unwitting living being becomes increasingly implicated in illusion the more he struggles to […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on January 26

Today's Event: Fasting for Bhaimi Ekadasi Tomorrow's Event: Break fast 07:19 – 10:40 (Daylight saving not considered); Varaha Dvadasi: Appearance of Lord Varahadeva (The fast is observed till noon on the Ekadasi.) (Feasting is done today.) PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "This life of material existence is just like hard wood, and if we can […]