The Lord promises in the Gita that one who always thinks of Him, worships Him and offers his homage unto Him will easily please Him and come to Him without fail (Bhagavad Gita 9.34). He promises this to Arjuna because he is the Lord’s dear friend (Bhagavad Gita 4.3). And anyone who loves His devotees and takes joy in glorifying them more than anyone else is also loved by Krishna; this is the Lord’s .
“An alcoholic is not a bad man, not a mad man, but a sick man”. This statement reverberated in my mind as I listened to the speech delivered by a Christian priest at an Alcoholic Anonymous. Thinking deeply, I concluded that it is true; not only for the alcoholics, but for the entire human society today.
Practically everyone within this society is sick. The media screams out substantial evidences .
Posted on : 21-05-2013 | By : Krishna Yoga | In : Case Study
One of the greatest challenges for the Hare Krishna chanters is the uncontrolled mind. Practitioners struggle with the myriad desires of the restless mind; it pushes us for selfish enjoyment and exploitative control of others. The Bhagavad Gita declares that for one whose mind is controlled, it becomes the best friend and for an aspirant whose mind is uncontrolled, the mind is the worst enemy (Bhagavad .
Valmiki, the original author of the Ramayana was a cruel hunter by profession. Narada muni, a pure devotee of the Lord felt compassion for him and helped him mend ways and take shelter of the Lord. However Valmiki was so sinful that he couldn’t even chant the names of Lord Rama. We should remember that this episode took place during the treat yuga, a time period of great virtue and piety when people .