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Japa – A cry for affection

Japa – A cry for affection

Seated in an auto-rickshaw that had found the red light at a busy city intersection, what else could I expect but black smoke? Destiny, however, surprised me with a little sweet encounter.
I spotted a street urchin who darted from vehicle to vehicle, begging. Moments later she reached me, her expression pleading for charity. I deftly reached my handbag’s front pocket to pull out the box in which I always carry cookies for such occasions.

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Overcoming quarrel and hypocrisy

Overcoming quarrel and hypocrisy

Radhanath Swami warns a chanter of Hare Krishna to be careful to not become a victim of the same materialistic tendencies that characterize the human society in general. To prevent such anomalies in spiritual circles, Radhanath Swami offers a time tested, practical solution- chanting of Krishna’s names in kirtana or congregational chanting of the Holy Names, in unison. During this collective chanting exercise, the members sing and dance to the different enchanting melodies of Hare Krishna.

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4.What are the benefits of Hare Krishna meditation?

By on June 2, 2011 in Five main categories ;- with 1 Comment

Are the benefits merely material or do they also pertain to the other worldly? Most importantly, are these rewards tangible? Some of the benefits may be perceivable while other results are simply by products of the path.

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Be there to catch God..

Be there to catch God..

Chanting Hare Krishna yields best results when performed in the early hours of the day. The wee hours of morning fill the atmosphere with sattva, the energy of ‘goodness’. You would notice most spiritualists perform their major practises just as the sun arrives on the eastern horizon. While the rest of the world is in deep slumber, a spiritualist is alert to catch these vibrations of ‘sattva’. It is during this period that in traditional Vedic temples, the conventional Bhakti Yoga centres…

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