This chanting is very scientific. Prabhupada used to say it is very scientific. Scientific means we are doing it, practicing it. Srila Prabhupada says if we chant 16 rounds. Srila Prabhupada says all the Hare Krishna people are the best scientists.
Oct 20 2006 The Hare Krishna Mahamantra
All glory to the ecstatic waves of devotion produced by the ocean of Krishna prema. All glory to the Sri Krishna Sankirtan movement started by Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and His followers.
They‚Äôre vultures, and their civilization is vulture-eater. The animal-eaters, they‚Äôre like jackals, vultures, dogs. They‚Äôre similar to these animals, the animal-eaters. It is not human food. Here is human food. Here is civilized food, human food. Let them learn it. Uncivilized, rudes, vultures, raksasas, and they‚Äôre leaders!
Oct 17 2006 The glories of Sri Giriraja
The hill named Govardhan is the king of the kings of mountains. It was born from Lord Hari‚Äôs own chest. It has come here by the power of Pulastya Muni. By seeing it one becomes free from having to take birth again in this world.
Oct 15 2006 Best activity and best vrata for Kartik
Moreover, for those who hear Visnu-katha in this month, each half verse or quarter of verse yields the fruits of donating one hundred cows; indeed, O great sage, all other duties should be given up in favor of hearing scriptures from holy men. Be it for spiritual benefit or with other expectations, by engaging in Hari-katha one uplifts hundreds of his family‚Äôs generations.
Oct 15 2006 Sri Radha-Kundastakam
After the killig of Aristasura, Srimati Radhika and Her sakhis exchanged many joking words with Sri Krsna concerning the necessary atonement for one who has committed the offence of killing a bull.
Oct 15 2006 ISKCON’s Purpose
ISKCON‚Äôs primary mission is thus to encourage all members of human society to devote at least some portion of their time and energies to this process of hearing and chanting about God. In this way they will gradually come to realize that all living beings are spirit souls, eternally related to the Supreme Lord in service and in love.
Specifically in the month of Damodara, one should daily worship Lord Damodara and take bath early in the morning, give charity and follow a fasting vow. This is the duty of Vaisnavas. Oh brahmanas, any person who tries to observe a Karttika month without following rules and regulations properly, Lord Sri Krsna remains against them because this month (Karttika) is very pleasing to Him.
Here in this world there are thousands of newspapers and magazines reporting the stale, repetitious happenings of this limited space. So for reporting the news of the unlimited spiritual realm, concerning the eternal, ever-fresh Supreme Personality of Godhead, we could publish a newspaper at every second, what to speak of daily
Mutual liking [and not family pedigree, social status, etc.] will be the deciding factor in choosing a partner in marriage; cheating will be the order of the day in business relations; satisfaction of sexual pleasure will be the only consideration of male or female excellence and worthiness;
Sep 9 2006 Prabhupada speaks out:
Anyone who carries Krishna within himself, constantly, can go anywhere and turn the place into a sacred pilgrimage. Think of Krishna always and try to work sincerely, and everything will come automatically.
Sep 1 2006 Radhastami Puja !!!
In fact, Radharani is the internal potency of Sri Krishna, and She eternally intensifies the pleasure of Sri Krishna. Impersonalists cannot understand this without the help of a maha-bhagavata devotee. The very name Radha suggests that She is eternally the topmost mistress for the comforts of Sri Krishna. Devotees in Vrindavana therefore seek the mercy of Srimati Radharani in order to be recognized as loving servitors of Sri Krishna.
Aug 20 2006 Name, fame, glory
Because of my state of complete foolishness and paucity of pious activities, although the Lord offered me His personal service, I wanted material name, fame and prosperity. The conclusion is that anyone who is engaged in the loving service of the Lord should never ask for material prosperity from the Lord.
After Maharaja Nanda and Yasoda Ma along with their entourage had visited Barshana, Princess Radhika, the object of Lord Krishna‚Äôs love and the auspiciousness of Vraja, desired to travel to Nandagama. She wished to go there decorated with costly garments and ornaments and holding a lotus flower in Her hand in the company of Her mother and friends.
Aug 6 2006 Vaisistya Astaka
Mlecchas and yavanas are forbidden to enter the Hindu temples, but you, my Lord, make them the chairman and sit them in the assembly of devotees. Hindus are not allowed to cross the ocean, but you send your devotees overseas to preach.
Jul 18 2006 Ananya-bhak-without deviation!
Suppose if I see somebody smoking, but he is doing Krsna consciousness very nicely. So we should not deride. We shall give him concession to reform. It does not mean that because he has accidentally smoked, smoking, that does not mean he has become immediately disqualified.
Jul 16 2006 Qualities of Sri Krsna
As parts and parcels of the Supreme Lord, the individual living entities can also possess all of these qualities in minute quantities, provided they become pure devotees of the Lord. In other words, all of the above transcendental qualities can be present in the devotees in minute quantity, whereas the qualities in fullness are always present in the Supreme Personality of Godhead.