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Srila Prabhupada speaks on October 30

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "People should not misunderstand that we are a band of musical artists. They must know that we are devotees of Krishna. Our devotional practice and purity shall be so strong that wherever we chant there will be immediately an impression in the audience for devotion to Krishna." Letter to Tamal […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on October 29

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "One who has got a helpful wife at home does not require to accept Sannyas." Letter to Krishnadevi, October 29, 1967

Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Day

  Srila Prabhupada's Bed in VrindavanDecorated with Flowers for His Disappearance Day Today is the day that Srila Prabhupada disappeared from this world in 1977 here in Vrindavan. To experience this day in Vrindavan is especially potent because here you can enter Srila Prabhupada's room and see and touch the very bed in which he […]

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 — 

Chant Hare Krishna Before Hare Rama?

Does it matter if we chant the mahamantra in the reverse order i.e. Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare? Actually this is the order in which Lord Brahma gave the mantra to Narada Muni.    Answer: Follow the Authorized Scriptures 2. The sastras and God […]

Illuminate Your Heart This Diwali

  Diwali is one of the most popular festivals in the Indian calendar. The anniversaries of many auspicious historical events comprise this ancient festival. The festivities comprise of firecrackers, ceremonial bathing, feasting, artis, family get-togethers  – and illuminations. On the sacred occasion of Diwali, those who would like an article explaining the significance of Diwali […]

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

Srila Prabhupada speaks on October 25

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "On the mirror if there is dust, you cannot see your face very nicely. If you wipe the mirror very nicely… So this Hare Krishna chanting is the process of wiping out the dust accumulated on the mirror of my mind." Montreal, October 25, 1968

Everything Starts With Chanting

When we wake up in the morning, our thoughts should turn to Japa, it's the beginning of our spiritual day and the most important. You may remember the times when your Japa was focused and concentrated and you felt the purification of the Holy names – it affects our whole day, how we see the […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on October 24

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "Renunciation is required, but when one makes further progress after renunciation towards spiritual life and enters into the Pastimes of Krishna, then things become perfect." Letter to Kapiladeva, October 24, 1969