Tag: Chanting

Going forward or backward?

Going forward or backward?

In the Srimad Bhagavatam little Prahalad tells his father that he learnt in his studies that one must serve the Supreme Lord and chant Krishna’s Holy Names. This deeply annoyed his father Hiranyakashipu, the king of the demons. During modern times children learn many things in school, but on closer inspection we realize it’s all centred on making better our natural propensity to eat, sleep, .

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Meditations on Rama Navami

Meditations on Rama Navami

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 .

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Love- the highest form of fearlessness

Love- the highest form of fearlessness

A significant, perceivable benefit of chanting Hare Krishna is that the process fills our heart with the quality of fearlessness. The Vedic scriptures narrate many examples of devotees who were fearless in the face of adversities because of constant chanting and remembrance of Krishna. Prahalad was a five year old child who loved Vishnu, God. His father Hiranyakashipu abhorred God and threatened .

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Chasing the illusion; losing the precious

Chasing the illusion; losing the precious

While chanting Hare Krishna, a spiritualist also examines his own heart; is his or her lifestyle healthy for spiritual practises or are we attempting to secure things that have no substance in reality, and as a result lose the precious gifts that we already have. The classic example of this is Daksha, an extra ordinary, charismatic leader of the universe. The fourth canto of Srimad Bhagavatam describes .

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Desire: A refreshing experience

Desire: A refreshing experience

Imagine diving into a cool pond on a scorching day; a one word description for this experience would be ‘refreshing’. That’s attentive chanting; if we can struggle joyfully to listen to the Holy Names of Krishna, and offer prayers to the Lord, practising Krishna yoga becomes a refreshing experience.
How can we transform our chanting into a refreshing activity? Often chanters struggle with their endlessly wandering mind and are unable to either listen to the Holy Names or develop a prayerful mood.

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Ques:- WHY IS GOD CALLED THE SUPREME ENJOYER?

By on January 28, 2012 in FAQ with 13 Comments
Ques:- WHY IS GOD CALLED THE SUPREME ENJOYER?

What is the purpose of creating something, owning it and having full control over it? Take a moment to think of all the things that you have in life or the things that you work for. What is the purpose of all of these things? The ultimate purpose of doing anything is to relish or enjoy pleasure.

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