Jan 222016
 

  A Collection of Instructions By Sri Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada 1. ìParam à vijayate Sri-krsna-sankirtanamósupreme victory to the congregational chanting of Krsmaís namesîóthis is the Sri Gaudiya Mathaís sole object of worship. 2. Sri Krsna who is the visaya-vigraha or the object of the devoteeís prema, is the sole enjoyer and all others […more]

Jan 222016
 

  When the relationship with the material body becomes impossible (because of old age or serious desease), spirit soul gives it up and takes another body. This is called reincarnation, or taking another body.   Alhough we cannot see it with our eyes, it is a quiete natural phenomenon. If the soul is eternal, where […more]

Jan 222016
 

    Refutation Of The Sahajiya-Doctrine   (An Excerpt from “Acarya Kesari Sri Srimad Bhaktiprajnana Kesava Gosvami – His Life and Teachings”)         Prakrta-sahajiyas are those who understand the aprakrta (spiritual) lila of the aprakrta Bhagavan to be prakrta   (mundane) like the affairs of ordinary men   and women, and who […more]

Jan 222016
 

  Vakresvara Pandita apparve a Guptipara, un villaggio vicino a Triveni.Kavi Karnapura afferma che Vakresvara Pandit era un’incarnazione di Aniruddha del Catur-vyuha. Vakresvara Pandit accetto come discepolo Gopala Guru Goswami e molti altri abitanti dell’Orissa. Dhyan Candra, un discepolo di Gopala Guru Goswami, afferma nei suoi libri che Vakresvara Pandit era l’incarnazione di Tungavidya-Sakhi, una esperta […more]

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Jan 212016
 
Finding shelter in times of suffering

By Murari Gupta Dasa Even in the most hopeless situations there is hope—when we turn to Lord Krishna. “Can you please speak to my relatives,” a doctor friend requested me after a Sunday feast program in our temple. “Their youngest son died in an accident recently, and they are much traumatized.” I agreed and went […more]

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Jan 212016
 
Harmful Inclinations

By His Divine Grace Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Lecture given in Honolulu, May 6, 1976 Our proclivity to enjoy here under the influence of the material nature keeps us bound to material existence. pravritti-lakshanash chaiva traigunya-vishayo mune yo ’sav alina-prakriter guna-sargah punah punah “O great sage Sukadeva Goswami, unless the living entity is freed […more]

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Jan 212016
 
An intellect discovers its perfection

By Chaitanya Charana Dasa A search for intellectual satisfaction takes a young man from academics to devotion. I was born with a congenital heart deformity that doctors said would probably not allow me to see my fifth birthday. My parents gave me the name Chandrahas, “one whose laugh is like the moon,” but sadly they […more]

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Jan 212016
 
Reflections on Preaching

Sri Arjuna Das, New Biharvan Dham Patience Kindness Determination Courage The Goal of Life is to remember our Relationship with Krishna. A preacher must be kind, gentle, and patient in his dealings. Kindness means we look deep in everyone’s heart and see, “Here is a living entity desperately longing for love, and I am going […more]

 Posted by on 21 January 2016 at 16:53:31 AST
Jan 212016
 
How do we know?

We may sometimes ask ourselves, rather we should regularly ask ourselves, how are we doing in our spiritual life? Is our consciousness changing and developing? Is our love for Krishna growing? Are we becoming less affected by our life, our karma, and the world in general? Are we developing a strong sense of who we […more]

 Posted by on 21 January 2016 at 16:52:25 AST