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Beyond “I Am God” Philosophy

  While the "I am God" philosophy may have some benefit to bring an atheist away from the total denial of divinity to at least accepting the divinity of himself, it still falls short of the philosophical understanding that is required for one to gain relief from the cycle of birth of death. The reason is […]

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 15, Verse 1

Chapter 15: The Yoga of the Supreme Person Verse: 1sri-bhagavan uvaca urdhva-mulam adhah-sakham asvattham prahur avyayam chandamsi yasya parnani yas tam veda sa veda-vit Translation: The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: It is said that there is an imperishable banyan tree that has its roots upward and its branches down and whose leaves are the […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on October 27

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "If anybody calls for meeting and lecturing, we must charge. And if they want to hear free, they may come to our temple. Don't become cheap. My Guru Maharaja used to say: "If somebody becomes cheap, then nobody hears him." " Montreal, October 27, 1968

List of 64 Seva Apradhas

The following are offenses: (a) to enter the temple with shoes or being carried on a palanquin, (b) not to observe the prescribed festivals, (c) to avoid offering obeisances in front of the Deity, (d) to offer prayers in an unclean state, not having washed one’s hands after eating, (e) to offer obeisances with one […]

Krsna’s Flute

Krsna’s Flute There are three kinds of flutes used by Krsna. One is called venu, one is called murali, and the third is called vamsi. Venu is very small, not more than six inches long, with six holes for whistling. Murali is about eighteen inches long with a hole at the end and four holes on the body of the […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on October 26

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY " "I am the seed-giving father of all living entities." It doesn't matter in different forms. He does not say that "I am the father only of the white, not of the black." " Nairobi, October 26, 1975 — 

Chant Distinctly During Your Life