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Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 13, Verse 17

Chapter 13: Nature, the Enjoyer, and Consciousness Verse: 17avibhaktam ca bhuteshu vibhaktam iva ca sthitam bhuta-bhartri ca taj jneyam grasishnu prabhavishnu ca Translation: Although the Supersoul appears to be divided among all beings, He is never divided. He is situated as one. Although He is the maintainer of every living entity, it is to be […]

Constantly Chant The Holy Names

I perpetually worship Sri Nityananda, the root of the tree of krishna-bhakti, who wandering around in Bengal approached the door of every home. With upraised arms he exclaimed: "O Brothers! Please constantly chant the holy names of Hari. If you do so, I will take the responsibility to deliver you from the ocean of material […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on January 27

Tomorrow's Event: Nityananda Trayodasi: Appearance of Sri Nityananda Prabhu (Fasting till noon) PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "Something has dropped in the water, in the river. You cannot see the things dropped within the water by agitating the water. Just stand still for some times. As soon as the water is settled up, you'll see […]

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 […]