Preparing for initiation means taking spiritual life seriously and when one is convinced that this material world has nothing to offer, it is just for the body. Material world is going to offer everything for the body but not for the soul. Then what about the soul ?...read more
Do not think that Krishna will give us less than what we give Him. If we take 1 step towards Krishna, then He will take 10 steps towards us. Krishna's most important Dharma is that He is Bhakta Vatsal, He is Kripalu, He is Karuna Sindhu, Krishna gives us more than...read more
Our real mother is of course Krishna and we must thank Him today. "aham sarvasya prabhavo mattah sarvam pravartate iti matva bhajante mam budha bhava-samanvitah" [Bg. 10.8] Everything is produced from Krishna, Krishna is the source of everything and that is why He is...read more
You are what you eat.. Suppose we don't eat anything for 1 month, what will happen? Our body will shrink and probably die also, so our body is made up of what we eat. The dearmost thing to us is our body and we put garbage in it. Is it a good idea? No, there is a...read more
If we chant attentively, then we will be able to relish the transcendental love of Krishna, that transcendental mellow. Just like if we are a very big businessman, having zillions of dollars worth factory somewhere and it is burned to ashes, somebody calls us and...read more
Srila Prabhupada makes it very simple to understand, He says "If you serve dog, then the dog will love you. If you serve God, then God will love you." To attain the ultimate goal of life i.e to reawaken our pure love for Krishna, the technique is very simple, just...read more
Srila Prabhupada always said that in order to have a fixed, nice sadhna, we have to become Serious and Sincere, along with these two, Service and Surrender. If you are very Serious and Sincere about performing sadhna, then you will be getting up very early, may...read more
The easiest way to preach about Krishna is by distributing literature about Krishna that is written by Srila Prabhupada in a simple, understandable language which can touch the heart of all the living entities. He is a pure devotee and he wrote his books in a pure way...read more
One thing we have to get rid of is envy. "Kama krishna-karam-arpane, krodha bhaktadvesijane" If somebody is envious of Krishna or His devotees, then we can exhibit anger. We can use our anger like Hanuman, who set Lanka on fire. Arjuna, who fought on the whole...read more
There are many explanations of the Mahamantra by our different acharyas, Shat Goswamis, Jiva Goswami, Rupa Sanatan Goswami and Bhaktivinod Thakur, so many. But we are very well versed with the explanation of Srila Prabhupada's explanation to Hare Krishna Mahamantra,...read more
First of all we have to become very very intelligent. Buddhi means intelligence, intelligence is discrimination, discriminating faculty which discriminates right vs wrong. Drinking liquor or drinking milk, mother’s milk and cow’s milk. So drinking, both are drinking...read more
Cooperation means we should cooperate with each other to achieve something. So, what is that we want to achieve? Very obvious, that we want to achieve Krsna, His love. In order to do that we need cooperation because “Sampradaya-vihina ye mantras te nisphala matah”...read more
The very definition of faith is that one who has strong belief, firm belief on the words of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Sri Krishna. Meaning, one who has full faith that whatever Krsna is speaking in Bhagavad Gita, that is the absolute truth, nothing but...read more
Krishna answers this in a particular verse- "patram puspam phalam toyam yo me bhaktya prayacchati tad aham bhakty-upahrtam asnami prayatatmanah" He says you have to offer me love and devotion, that love and devotion, if it is not there in your heart right away, then...read more
Because everything belongs to Him. So 'Tera tujhko arpan, kya laage mera'. It becomes the exchange of love. The article you offer that belongs to Krishna, back to Him, Srila Prabhupada says that reciprocation becomes medium of exchange of love between you and Krishna....read more
So best way is to think that "I am not this material body and that I am spirit soul and me, spirit soul, wants to serve Krishna. " So diffuse your false ego, that diffusion is into "Jiwera Swaroop Hoye Krsnera Nitya Dasa". That I am an insignificant, small ,little...read more
It is very very very difficult. I would advice you to chant Hare Krishna mantra even without your mind. Arjuna says vayor iva su-duskaram Krishna says can you control the wind? Wind is blowing, hurricane, tornado? Can you control Tornado? vayor iva su-duskaram It is...read more
भाव हो या न हो, भाव से ही माला करनी चाहिए । लेकिन हमेशा तो वह भाव रहता नहीं है ,न आता है हमेशा। अगर आए तो बहुत अच्छा है । यही हम चाहते है कि नाम-जप के बाद हम रसास्वादन कर सकें, भाव। हमें भाव भक्ति चाहिए और बाद में प्रेम भक्ति। तो वो भाव भक्ति होगी साधना भक्ति । तीन...read more
How to overcome the guilt of not serving Krsna properly? Nothing is more purifying than the holyname so you have to purify your external and internal senses, so just remember, meditate on holyname and Krishna then you will be perfectly purified, internally and...read more
If a person is transcendental then what type of thoughts he should have to remain transcendental? If a person is transcendental then he will very easily understand what’s spiritual life, Who Am I and Who is God and I’m spirit soul, part and parcel of that God so...read more
Glimpses of Recent Events
Just like the spiritual master awakens the dormant love in the hearts of the devotees, similarly, He awakens the love for Krishna in their living by installing life into deities. Another such life changing event occurred on the 26th January'18 where Sri Sri Nitai-...
When the pangs of loving separation touch it's crest, even the Lord of the Universe become a puppet in the hands of His lovers. Becoming blind to all the impediments, He walks. Walks with such majesty and reverence, that the world comes out on the streets to become an...
From Aligarh to ‘Hari’garh! From West Virginia to New Vrindavan; Lord Krishna has spread His causeless mercy through Srila Prabhupada in every part of His creation. Now, it was time for Aligarh to become Harigarh. Lord Sri Hari sent His representative, HH Kratu Das ji...
Only with the mercy of Srila Vyasa Dev are we able to get an access to the most treasured scriptures. These scriptures are not only precious but a backbone of all our knowledge philosophy. However, it is only when Srila Prabhupada and Our Spiritual Masters become...
Just like metal cannot be kept separated from magnet as much as one tries, similarly once Krishna has descended on this Earth , it is hard to keep away Srimati Radharani. She is the magnetic force in herself and can't stay away from the magnet nor can we call the...
The time has come, the time of never ending festivities. He has descended with not only hope and respite to Devaki and Vasudeva but to each one of us, taking away all our miseries with just the mellow of His flute. He is here, not only for today, yesterday or tomorrow...
Guru Maharaj Arrival