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We Should Chant Very Attentively

Srila Prabhupada speaks on April 30

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "We are giving you prasadam. By eating, eating, eating, eating, you one day will become Krishna concious, simply by eating. Because you are so dull, you cannot understand the philosophy. You know the belly like the animals. So therefore we are giving facility, "All right, fill up your belly, and […]

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 2, Verse 48

Chapter 2: Contents of the Gita Summarized Verse: 48yoga-sthah kuru karmani sangam tyaktva dhananjaya siddhy-asiddhyoh samo bhutva samatvam yoga ucyate Translation: Perform your duty equipoised, O Arjuna, abandoning all attachment to success or failure. Such equanimity is called yoga. Explanation:As explained earlier (2.39) niskama-karma-yoga can be performed on two different platforms. One is that of […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on April 29

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "Krishna is living everywhere, that is the vision of the higher devotees. Actually He's living, but still, because we are in the lower condition, we should know that here is Krishna in the temple. Krishna is everywhere, but for us, because we have no such vision to see Krishna anywhere […]

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 2, Verse 47

Chapter 2: Contents of the Gita Summarized Verse: 47karmany evadhikaras te ma phaleshu kadacana ma karma-phala-hetur bhur ma te sango 'stv akarmani Translation: You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of action. Never consider yourself the cause of the results of your activities, and never […]

Sri Nrusimha Jayanthi – A Couple of Rare Stotras

Dear All,   Greetings and Namaste. Depending on the tradition followed, Sri Nrusimha Jayanthi falls on 5th or 6th of May 2012. In this connection, I am happy to share a couple of very rare stotras.   1. Nrusimha Stuti – Prahlada – Vishnu Puranam – this prayer on Lord Vishnu is said to have […]

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 2, Verse 46

Chapter 2: Contents of the Gita Summarized Verse: 46yavan artha udapane sarvatah samplutodake tavan sarveshu vedeshu brahmanasya vijanatah Translation: All purposes served by a small well can at once be served by a great reservoir of water. Similarly, all the purposes of the Vedas can be served to one who knows the purpose behind them. […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on April 28

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "We are meant for enjoyment, but we are seeking enjoyment in a false place – in an illusion, like the desert animals that run after water in a mirage and eventually die of thirst. They cannot relieve their thirst with such illusory water. Similarly, we are trying to manufacture many […]

The Ecstasy of Worshipping Tulasi Devi

A very special devotee of Lord Krishna named Tulasi Devi has appeared in the form of plant so that we can get the special mercy of personally serving and worshipping her for attaining pure love of God. Therefore tulasi worship is a standard part of our daily morning devotional program. After rising early no later […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on April 27

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "Krishna, He is the Lord, but He has nothing to do. He is simply enjoying with His friends, with Radharani, with cowherd boys, with gopis. He has nothing to think, "How to provide?" (chuckles) That is greatness. He is taking the cows as a sporting. And when He was called […]