What are the benefits of Hare Krishna meditation?

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. The efficacy of the Hare Krishna meditation is delineated in this section, with philosophical inputs from the sacred scriptures of East.
The section will also discuss the spiritual phenomenon of love of God. What is divine love and how could we tap this power within? Radhanath Swami believes that the greatest motivation in this world is love. He also testifies with his own realizations how the mantra yoga fills the heart with rich spiritual love that motivates people from all walks of life to pursue their professional and personal life with human dignity and spiritual integrity.

Removing the poison of Envy

Removing the poison of Envy

The greatest obstacles on the path of spirituality are caused not by the external challenges posed by the world, but by our own false ego. The Srimad Bhagavatam describes the envious activities of the serpent Kalia who poisoned the sacred river Yamuna and killed all of Krishna’s friends and cows. Kalia was proud of his destructive activities and couldn’t stand anyone else happy. When Krishna sported .

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Love- the highest form of fearlessness

Love- the highest form of fearlessness

A significant, perceivable benefit of chanting Hare Krishna is that the process fills our heart with the quality of fearlessness. The Vedic scriptures narrate many examples of devotees who were fearless in the face of adversities because of constant chanting and remembrance of Krishna. Prahalad was a five year old child who loved Vishnu, God. His father Hiranyakashipu abhorred God and threatened .

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The law of attraction

The law of attraction

The attractive force exerted by each mass on the other is the same, the attraction (in this case, the affection or love) that God, Krishna, has towards the wayward spirit souls is much greater than what those souls have towards Him. As Radhanath Swami says, “There is no limit to Krishna’s beauty, His sweetness, His attraction, and His attractive qualities.”

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Shirodhara and the Hare Krishna Mantra

Shirodhara and the Hare Krishna Mantra

A student of Radhanath Swami said that chanting Hare Krishna begins to reconnect us to our original nature, our long forgotten nature as spiritual beings. Up until that point in life I had never felt I was missing my natural spiritual status. Now I was beginning to miss, because I had practiced chanting Hare Krishna for a while.

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Attracting the Lord by Compassion

Attracting the Lord by Compassion

The result of chanting enthusiastically and prayerfully is the development of genuine compassion in the heart; you develop an eagerness to serve and help others. A chanter feels deep internal connection to Krishna by chanting the Holy Names because the Holy Names are non-different from the Lord. The scriptures reveal that in the present age, the Lord incarnates in the form of His Holy Names.

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Radhanath swami -Transcending illusions

Radhanath swami -Transcending illusions

Radhanath Swami explains the illusion beautifully, “This world is real and you are real. Anything that emanates from God is real because God is real. You are an eternal soul, but when you identify yourself with the matter of this world, that is an illusion. When you think your happiness is to enjoy matter that is an illusion. That is the source of all bondage. But when we see matter and think of how to use it in God’s service, that is knowledge.”

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