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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Not Bad, Not Mad, but Sick

Not Bad, Not Mad, but Sick

“An alcoholic is not a bad man, not a mad man, but a sick man”. This statement reverberated in my mind as I listened to the speech delivered by a Christian priest at an Alcoholic Anonymous. Thinking deeply, I concluded that it is true; not only for the alcoholics, but for the entire human society today. Practically everyone within this society is sick. The media screams out substantial evidences .

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The magic of Saintly Association

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The magic of Saintly Association

One of the greatest challenges for the Hare Krishna chanters is the uncontrolled mind. Practitioners struggle with the myriad desires of the restless mind; it pushes us for selfish enjoyment and exploitative control of others. The Bhagavad Gita declares that for one whose mind is controlled, it becomes the best friend and for an aspirant whose mind is uncontrolled, the mind is the worst enemy (Bhagavad .

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