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Hare Krishna – Simplistic or Practical

Hare Krishna – Simplistic or Practical

Radhanath Swami offers a brilliant analysis on the working of Hare Krishna yoga. “The Hare Krishna meditation is simultaneously simple and difficult. The principle is simple- to chant and hear the Names of God and offer our love to Him. However the application is difficult because the practise requires us to be humble to accept the path sincerely without duplicity and pride.” To the extent a practitioner is receptive to the simple message of Hare Krishna yoga he experiences tangible benefits in quick time. On the other hand those who prefer to speculate for hours and doubt the efficacy of the Holy Names, struggle to discover taste and bliss, even as they chant occasionally. The path requires us to invest our faith in the mood of a simple, innocent child.

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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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