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Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 16, Verse 17

Chapter 16: The Divine And Demoniac Natures Verse: 17atma-sambhavitah stabdha dhana-mana-madanvitah yajante nama-yajnais te dambhenavidhi-purvakam Translation: Self-complacent and always impudent, deluded by wealth and false prestige, they sometimes proudly perform sacrifices in name only, without following any rules or regulations. Explanation:Srila Prabhupada comments, "Thinking themselves all in all, not caring for any authority or scripture, […]

Common people blindly follow the blind ……………….Nectarean Mellows

  "G u r u     m u k h     p a d m a     v a k y a" Common people blindly follow the blind ……………….Nectarean Mellows

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 16, Verse 16

Chapter 16: The Divine And Demoniac Natures Verse: 16aneka-citta-vibhranta moha-jala-samavritah prasaktah kama-bhogeshu patanti narake 'sucau Translation: Thus perplexed by various anxieties and bound by a network of illusions, they become too strongly attached to sense enjoyment and fall down into hell. Explanation:This verse gives the destination of people whose behavior has been described in the […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on January 30

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "If you want perfection in your business, then you must try to satisfy the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Otherwise you are simply wasting your time." Bharata Chamber of Commerce, Calcutta, January 30, 1973 —  

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 16, Verse 13-15

Chapter 16: The Divine And Demoniac Natures Verse: 13Verses 13-15 idam adya maya labdham imam prapsye manoratham idam astidam api me bhavishyati punar dhanam asau maya hatah satrur hanishye caparan api isvaro 'ham aham bhogi siddho 'ham balavan sukhi adhyo 'bhijanavan asmi ko 'nyo 'sti sadriso maya yakshye dasyami modishya ity ajnana-vimohitah Translation: The demoniac […]

Bhajan: Sri Nama-kirtana

Sri Nama-kirtanaChanting of the Holy Names(from Gitavali)   Audio (1)yasomati-nandana, braja-baro-nagara,gokula-ranjana kanagopi-parana-dhana, madana-manohara,kaliya-damana-vidhana 1) Lord Krsna is the beloved son of mother Yasoda; the transcendental lover in the land of Vraja; the delight of Gokula; Kana [a nickname of Krsna]; the wealth of the lives of the gopis. He steals the mind of even Cupid […]

Books by Raghunatha Dasa Goswami

Srila Prabhupada speaks on January 29

Today's Event: Fasting for Sat-tila Ekadasi Tomorrow's Event: Break fast 07:38 – 10:13 (LT) PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "These temples, they are just like oasis in the desert for the conditioned souls to quench the thirst of their desire for real happiness." Letter to Ksirodakshayi, January 29, 1973 —  

Krishna Kathamrita Bindu #244

Download now or preview on posterous bindu244.pdf (388 KB) Our humble obeisances to all the vaishnavas! Jaya Sri Sri Guru Gauranga! You will find attached to this text issue #244 of Sri Krishna Kathamrita Bindu. All back issues of Bindu are available for free download. Just copy and paste the following link into your web […]

When Stumbling Blocks Become Stepping Stones

As long as we are in this material world we are going to be besieged by so many obstacles or stumbling blocks, because this material world by its very nature is problematic. Therefore in order to successfully navigate the path of bhakti we have to tolerantly persevere through so many difficulties. We will never be […]