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Srila Prabhupada speaks on March 31

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "We take a newspaper and we read what the politician says, so many nonsense things. We waste our time. Srama eva hi kevalam. We should increase our taste for hearing and chanting about Visnu, Krishna." Vrindavan, March 31, 1976

Material world cannot be a happy place ……………….Nectarean Mellows

Defeating the Greatest Enemy

Our greatest enemy is selfishness, our foolish tendency to serve only our own needs while neglecting the needs of others. Selfishness is mere foolishness because no man is an island. By our very nature we are meant to serve others. In fact, the more we make others happy, the more we become happy and satisfied. […]

Constant Chanting

Sometimes we get caught up in our day-to-day lives and our minds become contaminated by the entangling modes of material nature. We forget the big picture of why we are here and what we should give our prime importance to. Māyā can creep in and leave us feeling dizzy. Kṛṣṇa is so merciful though. He […]

Total Awakening

There is no reason for you to remain captured in maya, or the dreamlike illusory energy of material existence sometimes imagining that you are a king and sometimes imagining that you are a pauper, because the supreme source of all existence, the most stupendously astonishing person that you could ever hope to meet is ready […]

I Chant My Rounds

I chant my roundsas daily vowit’s not so hard tofind two hourswhen you have decidedit’s a must. Two hours out of twenty-fouras a promise madelong ago to the spiritual master ”I can do it, I will do it,” isthe required resolutionto complete a taskof sustaining holy utterance. From Japa Transformationsby Satsvarupa dasa Goswami

Srila Prabhupada speaks on March 29

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "Krishna is gopika-kanta. Radha-kanta. That is Krishna's real identification. He is gopika-kanta, and He is Radha-kanta. This relationship with Krishna and gopis, that is the highest perfectional realization of the Absolute Truth." Mayapur, March 29, 1975 — 

Chanting Rhyme

There is a rhyme that I invented for my son to encourage him to concentrate while chanting Japa. It's very simple, but underlines two important points….hearing and pronounciation. Chant the words so you can hear, the Maha mantra loud and clear In spiritual life, simple concepts are very important and these simple aspects of chanting […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on March 28

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "You should not keep your trust on so-called gentlemen of the world however nicely dressed he may be. In the matter of discharging our mission of Krishna consciousness we have to meet so many so-called gentlemen, but we must be very cautious for dealing with them as we are cautious […]

Ekadasi Alert: Wed, 30th March, 2011

  Papamochani Ekadasi From the Bhavishya-uttara PuranDate  –  Wed, 30th March, 2011Breakfast:  06:29 AM – 10:29 AM  Next day ***——————————————————————————— Sri Yudhisthira MAharAja said, "Oh Supreme Lord, I have heard from You the explanation of Amalakii EkAdasii which occurs during the light fortnight of the month of PhAlguna (February-March), and now I wish to hear […]