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Japa And The Opening Heart

From Back to Godhead<p><b>By Kalakantha Dasa</b><p>A look at Lord Caitanya’s “Eight Instructions” and their relevance to japa, the individual practice of chanting …

Spirituality

Do not become angry! Kadamba Kanana Swami: In the chapter of...

Do not become angry!<br>Kadamba Kanana Swami: In the chapter of Srimad Bhagavatam 1.9.25 about the passing away of Bhismadev, in the purport to the verse …

Self-help

The Mantra that changed my life

<b>By Rupavati Devi Dasi</b><p><b>There is a general perception that the modeling industry is far from goodness and that it has been vulgarized. In your Instagram</b> …

Interview with Bada Haridas Prabhu

<b>– Bada Hari, what does chanting of holy names mean for you? What inspires you?</b><p>– For us chanting means chanting the maha-mantra. In this modern age …

ISKCON Naperville: Tips for Talking to Krsna by HG Radhika Raman...

ISKCON Naperville: Tips for Talking to Krsna by HG Radhika Raman Prabhu (video)<br>A talk given at ISKCON Naperville, Jul 14, 2017.<br>Watch it here: …

Shyamasundara Prabhu reads wonderful adventures and hilarious...

Shyamasundara Prabhu reads wonderful adventures and hilarious events from his new book during the Sadhu Sanga 2017 Festival (video)<br>Watch it here: …

Hare Krishnas

Mahatma Prabhu and his Experience (34 min video)

Mahatma Prabhu and his Experience (34 min video)<br>Receiving and Sharing Mercy. An interview with Mahatma Prabhu about how he became and remained a …

Mahatma Gandhi

FAITH-LIFT

<b>By Caitanya Caran Das</b><p>Once a person prayed to God, “Please give me a flower and a butterfly for my garden”. When he opened his eyes, he found a cactus …

Hare Krishnas

These things are required: Tapasa Brahmacaryena. (August 11,...

These things are required: Tapasa Brahmacaryena.<br>(August 11, 1976, Tehran Morn Walk)<br>“Prabhupada: …I.A.S. civil service examination before one man is …

NASA article on Sanskrit. Modern scientists hail the ancient...

NASA article on Sanskrit.<br>Modern scientists hail the ancient language of the gods as the only unambiguous natural language on the planet!<br>In ancient …

Artificial Intelligence

TED Talks: ‘All It Takes Is 10 Mindful Minutes’

In this TED Talk, mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe presents a thoughtful exercise: <i>“When did you last take any time to do nothing? Just 10 minutes,</i> …

Meditation

The effects of the Holy Name (1 min video) Sometimes the holy...

The effects of the Holy Name (1 min video)<br>Sometimes the holy name is not discernable as we know it. Sometimes it’s a secret language sung from a …

Humility Means No Resistance

<b>By Mahatma Das</b><p><b>Humility Means No Resistance</b><p>The third verse of the <i>Siksastakam</i> is <i>trnad api sunicena –</i> “one should be humbler than a blade of grass.” You …

When it became difficult to call Krishna’s name

<b>By Purushottam Nitai Das</b><p>Chanting the Hare Krishna maha – mantra isn’t a mundane activity but is in fact a means by which we can experience …

Hinduism

Sri Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir Kartika Parikrama Schedule. Deena...

Sri Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir Kartika Parikrama Schedule.<br>Deena Bandhu Das: Kartika is glorified in the Puranas as very special for making spiritual …

*Legends of Jagannath Puri*: The Jagannath Rath Yatra. A Short...

*Legends of Jagannath Puri*: The Jagannath Rath Yatra.<br>A Short Documentary by National Geographic Channel now in HD Quality (42 min video)<br>Legends of …

Surrendering to Krishna, Depending on Krishna

<b>By Bhurijana Dasa</b><p>1. Apply principles so we can measurably change our lives whether the world around us changes or not.<br>2. We have to search for our …

Inspiration Series: three more videos released by ISKCON 50

“These video clips are made with the aim of encouraging devotees all around the world to engage more enthusiastically in their local 50th anniversary …

Hare Krishnas

How Krishna Makes His Entrance. When contemplating the idea of...

How Krishna Makes His Entrance.<br>When contemplating the idea of the appearance of God Himself, those of us steeped in the contemporary culture of hype …

Hare Krishnas

Why did Balaramji favor Duryodhana? Chaitanya Charan das

Why did Balaramji favor Duryodhana?<br>Chaitanya Charan das: It is because Krishna enjoys rasa in different ways with different people. So just like …

The City of Nine Gates: A Complex Model for Mind/Body Dualism from India's Bhagavata Purana

<b>Presented at Toward a Science of Consciousness 1996, April 8-13, 1996, Tucson, Arizona</b><p><b>by Michael A. Cremo</b><p><b>Research Associate in History and Philosophy</b> …

Why Was Balaram Affectionate to Duryodhan? Madhavananda Das: A...

Why Was Balaram Affectionate to Duryodhan?<br>Madhavananda Das: A slightly fresh edit of an article I wrote a few years ago.<br>If we contemplate on the …

Hinduism

Cross-cultural Traces Of Vedic Civilization

From Back to Godhead<p><b>by Sadaputa Dasa</b><p>The ancient Greek writer Aratos tells the following story about the constellation Virgo, or the virgin. Virgo, he …

Lord Balarama’s Appearance Day A Talk by Giriraj Swami. “To...

Lord Balarama’s Appearance Day A Talk by Giriraj Swami.<br>“To deliver the pious and to annihilate the miscreants, as well as to reestablish the …

“Lord Balarama - The Destroyer of Anarthas”...

“Lord Balarama – The Destroyer of Anarthas” (Video)<br>“Lord Balarama’s Pastimes”<br>Srila Prabhupada: First birth is from your parents, but real birth, real …

Hare Krishnas

It’s not so hard to learn Sanskrit, says Bhanu Swami

<b>By Tan Sin Chow</b><p>BUTTERWORTH: Sanskrit is Greek to most people but for Bhanu Swami Maharaj (pic) the ancient language is a cinch to master.<p>The Canadian …

Is Humility Compatible with a Healthy Self-esteem?

<b>By Arcana siddhi</b><p>As a family therapist, I counsel people both within and outside the Hare Krishna movement. I recently received an e-mail from a young …

Does Your Wife Run After Krishna? Bhakti Charu Swami: “Another...

Does Your Wife Run After Krishna?<br>Bhakti Charu Swami: “Another way that Krishna attracts is through His dealings with us and these dealings give rise …

Relationships

Of Straw and Humility. Ananda Vrindavana Devi Dasi: One of the...

Of Straw and Humility.<br>Ananda Vrindavana Devi Dasi: One of the 8 teachings left behind by Sri Caitanya speaks of humility. It says that one must be in …