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The tongue cannot stop chanting

The tongue cannot stop chanting

In the 12th chapter of Bhagavad Gita Krishna explains that the perfection of life is to fix our consciousness on His personal form.  This is the ultimate conclusion of the Vedas—to always remember Krishna and to never forget Krishna.  Krishna means God, who is the all attractive object of everyone’s intimate love.  On this spiritual platform, which is the natural platform for all living beings, .

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Approaching the Holy Names

Approaching the Holy Names

When we call upon Krishna’s names, it is the most accessible and powerful way of remembering Krishna, especially if we are attentive. Krishna tells us in Gita that he reveals himself to us according to the sincerity of our surrender. In the same way, according to the sincerity in which we call out or cry out Krishna’s names, Krishna will reveal himself. He is always non different from his .

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Removing the poison of Envy

Removing the poison of Envy

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 .

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What’s your motive?

What’s your motive?

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 ….

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Does God give us what we ask?

By on January 30, 2013 in FAQ with 2 Comments
Does God give us what we ask?

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….

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The Cardinal Virtue – Disciple and Discipline

The Cardinal Virtue – Disciple and Discipline

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….

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