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Cultivating the mood of ‘helplessness’

Cultivating the mood of ‘helplessness’

Chanting is most effective when performed in the mood of ‘helplessness’. Usually when we perform any activity in life, we are deeply driven by the consciousness that ‘I am the doer’ or ‘I can figure out how to get this done correctly’. We work hard, and mobilize all resources at our disposal to get the perfect result. However while chanting this formula fails to get us the desired result.

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Ques:- WHY IS GOD CALLED THE SUPREME ENJOYER?

By on January 28, 2012 in FAQ with 13 Comments
Ques:- WHY IS GOD CALLED THE SUPREME ENJOYER?

What is the purpose of creating something, owning it and having full control over it? Take a moment to think of all the things that you have in life or the things that you work for. What is the purpose of all of these things? The ultimate purpose of doing anything is to relish or enjoy pleasure.

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Radhanath swami – Settling the agitated lake of mind

Radhanath swami – Settling the agitated lake of mind

Radhanath Swami advises us to ignore the mind while chanting Hare Krishna, lest it deludes us and distracts us from the path of spiritual progress:

“In life, some of the most dangerous enemies cannot be seen, we don’t even know they are there; we may even consider them as our friends. That is the way the mind works.”

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Intent reveals the content – Radhanath swami

Intent reveals the content – Radhanath swami

Radhanath Swami often quotes the Bhagavad Gita where Lord Krishna tells Arjuna that He rewards people according to the way they approach Him. If we are sincere and prayerful while chanting, a whole new world of spirituality opens up for us. “It’s not our scholarship or memorization of scriptures that reveals God to us. Our love, humility, devotion and surrender reveals the Truth to us”, says Radhanath Swami. “The devotional intent reveals the spiritual content.”

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Remembering God at the time of Death

Remembering God at the time of Death

In the Bhagavad Gita Lord Krishna says one who remembers Him at the time of death attains His abode without fail. Many sincere practitioners of Bhakti Yoga desire to remember God at the final moment of death. Disciplined chanting of Hare Krishna helps one daily focus on God and increases his or her favourable remembrance of God.

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