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Don’t take it cheaply

Don’t take it cheaply

Krishna is non-different than His name.  Krishna has descended within His name to give us shelter, to nourish us and to reveal all of His love to us.  The holy name is the most precious cintamani jewel of creation, there is nothing so precious, because nothing else can give us the benediction of eternal life and eternal love.  But we must understand the value of chanting Krishna’s names. One .

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Bhaktivinod Thakur on the holy names

Bhaktivinod Thakur on the holy names

1) The path of bhajan displayed by the previous mahajanas is to constantly chant the holy names of Krishna with firm determination and show compassion to all living entities. 2) Chanting the holy names of Krishna is the only sadhana. Other limbs of sadhana are only support of the chanting of the holy names of Krishna. 3) Apart from the time of resting which is necessary for keeping the body and .

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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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Radhanath Swami on “Shelter of the holy names in a scandalous age of controversies ”

Radhanath Swami on “Shelter of the holy names in a scandalous age of controversies ”

Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu has instructed us that of all the different Vedic ritualistic instructions, of all the great mantras in the Vedas, and of all the teachings of the great sadhus, there is one verse which is the most important and pertinent to all those aspiring for perfection. He explained that every devotee should take this one verse, put it on a golden necklace and wear it around his neck .

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Pleasing God by glorifying His devotees

Pleasing God by glorifying His devotees

The Lord promises in the Gita that one who always thinks of Him, worships Him and offers his homage unto Him will easily please Him and come to Him without fail (Bhagavad Gita 9.34). He promises this to Arjuna because he is the Lord’s dear friend (Bhagavad Gita 4.3). And anyone who loves His devotees and takes joy in glorifying them more than anyone else is also loved by Krishna; this is the Lord’s .

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