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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 […]

Nourish Your Faith

Hare Krsna dear devotees. Here is a nice question someone asks H.H. Radhanath Swami and I will post part of his reply for it. Hope you can get alot from it and get affected by this mood of love and faith towards the Lord and His holy names. Question: Sometimes we start chanting God’s names […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on March 27

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "Ramacandra's life, God's activities, pastimes, if we hear, that means we are associating with Ramacandra. There is no difference between His form, His name, His pastimes, and Himself. He's absolute. Therefore either you chant the holy name of Rama or you see the statue of Rama, or you talk of […]

Initiation Is Not Sufficient for Liberation

To be initiated by any guru is not sufficient for going back to Godhead. The guru who can deliver you back to home, back to the spiritual world must himself be engaged 24 hours daily in Krishna's service and engage you also in doing that. Initiation means beginning. It does not mean that you are […]

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 17, Verse 13

Chapter 17: The Divisions of Faith Verse: 13vidhi-hinam asrishtannam mantra-hinam adakshinam sraddha-virahitam yajnam tamasam paricakshate Translation: Any sacrifice performed without regard for the directions of scripture, without distribution of prasadam [spiritual food], without chanting of Vedic hymns and remunerations to the priests, and without faith is considered to be in the mode of ignorance. Explanation:Krishna […]