Apr 21 2014 Seed Of Frustration

By Srila Prabhupada

So therefore the real thing is that everything belongs to Krsna. We are artificially enjoying the stolen property. Therefore if you go on enjoying like that, then this frustration will come. But before coming to that frustration, if we return this property to Krsna, then we become happy. So best thing is to return everything to Krsna. This is Krsna consciousness. And you will not be a loser. You will be gainer, just like Bali Maharaja. Actually, if you think, everything belongs to Krsna. Nothing belongs to you. This is maya. Krsna's property you are thinking, "mine."

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Apr 16 2014 Surrender

By Srila Prabhupada

If I am thinking, "I am suffering," it is also Krsna's grace. We should take like that. Even in my consideration, I am in a position which is apparently suffering, we must accept as Krsna's grace: "All right, I have surrendered to Krsna. If Krsna is giving me suffering, that's all right." That is surrender. "Oh, I have surrendered to Krsna, and now Krsna is giving me suffering? Oh, leave Krsna consciousness." That is not surrender. Surrender means in any condition you'll remain surrendered.

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Apr 12 2014 Chant Hare Krishna—–No Loss

By Srila Prabhupada

So Narayana is so kind that consciously or unconsciously, if you chant the holy name of the Lord, it goes to your credit. Just like sometimes when you walk in the street, people say "Hare Krsna!" So this is also going to their credit. When they offer their respect to a Vaisnava, that goes to their credit. When one comes in this temple, offers his obeisances, it goes to their credit.

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Apr 10 2014 These are the tests

By Srila Prabhupada

This is Kṛṣṇa consciousness. You don't require to attempt for political reason and make Kṛṣṇa consciousness secondary. Therefore we say that if people, not all, if some percentage of the whole population of the world become Kṛṣṇa conscious, then all the problems of the world will be solved.

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Jul 29 2013 Srila Prabhupada’s letters On Guruship

By Yadavendra Das

Srila Prabhupada’s 6341 letters represent an undervalued, untapped and formidable source of spiritual and philosophical knowledge, knowhow and information

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Apr 7 2012 Truthfulness and Honesty

By Gangadhara das

This is my my compilation of quotes about Truthfulness and Honesty

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Feb 4 2010 From Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur

By Kavicandra Swami

To make us wholly devoted devoted to Krsna's name, Sri Gaurangadeva, the combined form of Radha Govinda, came to this world.

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Nov 21 2009 Srila Prabhupada Quote of the Week

Yadavendra das: Regarding general state of affairs at Amsterdam temple, I can understand there is some disturbance among you, but that is not to be taken very seriously. Real business is preaching work, and if there is full attention on this matter only, all other businesses will be automatically successful.
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Oct 5 2009 Transcendental dance Part -1

Kaunteya Putra Das: Sri Chaitanaya Mahaprabhu Organized four sankirtana parties, each having two mridangas. After Some Consideration , the Lord selected Svarupa Damodara as the leader of the first party ,and five assistants were chosen to respond to his chanting
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May 6 2009 Garuda Purana : Shiva’s prayer to Lord Narasimhadev

By Deena das

For the pleasure of the devotees this coming Nrsimha Caturdasi, below is Chapter 231 of the Garuda purana, where Mahadeva Shiva calls on Lord Narasimhadeva.

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Oct 13 2008 Preacher’s concession

Hare KrishnaBy Danavir Goswami

The following is an excerpt from a forthcoming volume of Sri Garga Samhita, Canto 4 Chapter 8 verses 21-23. The translations are from Kusakratha Prabhu and the purports are from Danavir Goswami

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Oct 4 2008 Having a Problem?

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

If you're having a problem, even if it's a big one, you're not alone. Dhruva Maharaja, the great devotee mentioned in Bhagavatam Canto Four, is also within the group of "problem-havers"

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Jun 23 2008 One day…

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

The Yamuna River is worshipable, for her greatest pleasure is to serve Krsna and His pastimes in Vraja. One of these pastimes in which the bank of the Yamuna served as a backdrop was Krsna's killing of Vatsasura

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May 21 2008 Reforming the reformer

Hare KrishnaBy Srila Bhakti - siddhanta Saraswati Thakur

In the following article Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur describes Krishna consciousness as the only genuine reform process. He says that anyone who takes shelter of any other process to reform society is in need of reform themselves.

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May 15 2008 Do you want to go to your mother?

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

Krsna and Balarama continued to watch as the calves ate grass and drank water. Krsna approached one calf, massaged the calf's face and limbs, hugged the calf, and said in the calf's ear, "Do you want to go to your mother?

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May 1 2008 Two Peacocks in Bandiravana

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

Srila Sanatana Gosvami comments that because in Vrndavana Krsna goes barefoot and can thus directly mark the earth with the symbols of His lotus feet, that transcendental land is even more glorious than Vaikuntha, where Visnu wears slippers.

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Apr 22 2008 Best Business at the Bank

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

That is the real picture of God. The Vrndavana-lila of Krsna is the perfect presentation of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. He's simply enjoying. And all the inhabitants of Vrndavana, the gopis, the cowherd boys, Maharaja Nanda, Yasoda, everyone is simply anxious how to make Krsna happy

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Apr 12 2008 Walking Wood by the Yamuna River

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

Krsna can fulfill any purpose you desire. It is not very difficult for Him, because He is almighty, full with all opulences. So if you want something, material happiness, from Krsna, it is not very difficult for Krsna. He can give you mukti even. But to ask from Krsna anything else than bhakti is foolishness.

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Apr 7 2008 Attracted and Affectionate Calf

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

For iron to be attracted by a magnet is natural. Similarly, for all living entities to be attracted toward Krsna is natural, and therefore the Lord's real name is Krsna, meaning He who attracts everyone and everything.

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Mar 7 2008 Yamuna Aroti

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

May Sri Yamuna, who is the daughter of Suryadeva, a drop of whose water destroys the sinful reactions of the people, who creates a great flood of confidential pure devotional service to Lord Nandananadana, and who brings auspiciousness to they who desire to live on her shore, always purify me

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Mar 1 2008 Different sloks for different folks

Hare KrishnaBy Visakha Priya Devi Dasi

Prabhupada: Yes. But our position is that we are above varnasrama. But for management or ideal society, we are introducing this. We, so far we are concerned, Krsna conscious men, we are above varnasrama.

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Feb 23 2008 Looking beyond Shadow to Substance

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

When Krsna walked on the bank of the Yamuna, He was seen nicely decorated with tilaka on His face. He was garlanded with different kinds of forest flowers, and His body was smeared with the pulp of sandalwood and tulasi leaves.

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Feb 12 2008 The Fields Near Varshana

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

"When will I reside in Vrndavana like a helpless person while glorifying the transcendental pastimes of Sri Sri Radha and Krsna, while condemning material enjoyment because of achieving supreme bliss within the heart, and while loudly crying out, "O my dear Lord! O Shyamasundara!"

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Feb 10 2008 The Villagers & the train

Hare KrishnaBy Bhakta Rod

Once upon a time many years ago, the British began building trains that would travel far and wide throughout India...

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Feb 8 2008 Butterfly and Govardhana Mustard

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

What deeds enacted in previous lives cause one to inhabit a butterfly body alighting upon a blossoming mustard plant in Vraja, near Govardhana Hill?

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Jan 30 2008 The Brahmana & The Prostitute

Hare KrishnaBy Bhakta Rod

Once, near the peaceful village of Vrndavana, the transcendental place where Krsna manifested His pastimes on earth, there lived a scholarly brahmana and servant of Krsna. Opposite his home, there lived a prostitute.

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Jan 19 2008 Samadhi of Srila Sanatana Gosvami

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

Hare Krsna. All glories to Srila Sanatana Gosvami, whose samadhi mandir shelters all who visit him near Madan Mohan mandir.

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Sep 9 2007 Late Nandagram

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

There, in Nandagram, you will see many calves that look like white crystals as they run around after freeing their tails from the hands of the cowherd boys. You will also see many calves frolicking after having smelled the tips of new grass.

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Aug 6 2007 Two Peacocks

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

O friend, Vrndavana is spreading the glory of the earth, having obtained the treasure of the lotus feet of Krsna, the son of Devaki. The peacocks dance madly when they hear Govinda's flute, and when other creatures see them from the hilltops, they all become stunned

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Jun 29 2007 Words of wisdom from Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura

Hare KrishnaBy Srila Bhakti - siddhanta Sarasvati

Every spot on earth where discourses on God are held is a place of pilgrimage. Possession of objects not related to Krsna is our main malady. Those favored by God find their paths set by thorns.

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Jun 16 2007 Srila Prabhupada’s brilliance

Hare KrishnaBy Visakha Priya dasi

While listening to a morning conversation Srila Prabhupada had in Nairobi with his disciples, I was struck by Srila Prabhupada's brilliant explanation of how earth comes from Krishna. Here's the passage giving the explanation.

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May 8 2007 Mustard near Akrura Ghat

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

Krsna explains in Bhagavad-gita 9.30:"For one who sees Me everywhere and sees everything in Me, I am never lost, nor is he ever lost to Me." Seeing Krsna everywhere is certainly easier in Vraja dhama.

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Apr 3 2007 Seeing the Yamuna River

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

Four fortunate souls associating with the Yamuna River. Had we pure spiritual vision, what would we see? Srila Bhaktivinode Thakura describes the bank of the River Yamuna in an intimate lila-kirtana.

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Mar 26 2007 Lord Ramacandra’s Nrisimha-Panchamrita

Hare KrishnaBy Harivamsa Purana

These prayers are from the 47th chapter of the Harivamsa Purana which narrates the story of Lord Ramacandra's visit to the holy place of Ahobalam to see the Deity of Nrisimha, where Lord Nrisimha appeared and saved His devotee Prahlada.

4,626 Views
 
 

Mar 24 2007 108 Names of Lord Sri Rama

Hare KrishnaBy Payonidhi das

Obeisances to Sri Rama, the Giver of happiness, Obeisances to Sri Rama, the Auspicious One...

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Mar 20 2007 Mustard Yamuna

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

What nonsense! What nonsense! What misfortune! Even though he is a 'great man' he still does not like blissful Vrndavana!

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Feb 24 2007 Avoiding the 10 offences

Hare KrishnaBy HDG Srila Prabhupada

The sincere devotee who wants to attain a perfection (Siddhi) for himself by the process of chanting the Name of the Lord must refrain from the ten kinds of offences which are quoted below from the "Padmapuranam."

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Feb 21 2007 Glorification of Sri Vrindaban dhama and the Yamuna River

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

How can a person who has never seen Vrndavana's Yamuna river, which is filled with eternally blooming indivara, kamala, kahlara, kumuda, and other lotus flowers, all filled with the sweet humming sounds of bumblebees, and which displays the places where Sri Sri Radha-Muralidhara and Their friends enjoyed transcendental pastimes, remain alive?

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Feb 19 2007 108 Names of Lord Chaitanya

Hare KrishnaBy Sarvabhauma Bhattacharya

If one chants this great prayer with faith and transcendental devotion on Lord Chaitanya's appearance day (the full moon day in the month of Phalguna), then one perpetually attains the fulfillment of their each and every pure desire.

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Feb 19 2007 Govinda Damodara Stotram

Hare KrishnaBy Srila Bilvamangala Thakura

Before the assembled Kurus and pandavas, when Dushasana caught her hair and clothing, Draupadi, having no other Lord, cried out, " Govinda, Damodara, Madhava!

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