The greatest obstacles on the path of spirituality are caused not by the external challenges posed by the world, but by our own false ego. The Srimad Bhagavatam describes the envious activities of the serpent Kalia who poisoned the sacred river Yamuna and killed all of Krishna’s friends and cows. Kalia was proud of his destructive activities and couldn’t stand anyone else happy. When Krishna sported .
The lifestyle of a Hare Krishna chanter plays a critical role in developing taste in chanting. We’ve heard of “Work is worship”, and we often work hard in expectation of better results. But there’s more to it; if work alone is worship, even the thieves .... .
Posted on : 30-01-2013 | By : Krishna Yoga | In : FAQ
Radhanath Swami narrates a simple example to illustrate this point:
Suppose you give a person a donation of ten lakh rupees to build a nice temple, and he spends half of the amount to buy a nice car, then another quarter to buy an expensive watch, and the balance on the temple. Later when you examine the progress of the temple construction.... .
The Holy Names of Krishna are revealed to one who practises spiritual life seriously. And serious Spiritual life begins with the shelter of a bonafide spiritual master, guru. Lord Krishna explains in the Bhagavad Gita, Just try to learn the truth by approaching a spiritual master. Inquire from him submissively and.... .