Enlightenment: Brahma gayatri mantra

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By Urmila devi dasi I watch the sun rising over the horizon where the Pacific Ocean touches the sky. In the beauty of its red glow painting sea, sky, and clouds, I … Read More

Facing Our Reality, Living With Our Ideals

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From Back to Godhead By Satsvarupa Dasa Goswami Although Lord Krsna wants our full surrender, He encourages us to progress gradually to that exalted goal. THE Srimad-Bhagavatam (3.29.11-12) states, “The manifestation of unadulterated devotional … Read More

Lecture, Srila Prabhupada

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Seattle, Oct. 18, 1968   Prabhupāda: [kīrtana] [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. [devotees offer obeisances] [10:48] [sings Govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmi.] cintāmaṇi-prakara-sadmasu kalpa-vṛkṣa- lakṣāvṛteṣu surabhīr abhipālayantam lakṣmī-sahasra-śata-sambhrama-sevyamānaṁ govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmi [Bs. … Read More

Staying Free Of Kali-yuga’s Dark Influence

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By Sri Nandanandana das As the age of Kali-yuga moves forward, many people are wondering how bad social conditions will get before they improve, and what can we do about it now. … Read More

When and how to read, recite, chant and hear Srimad Bhagavatam

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Srimad-Bhagavatam SB Canto 4 SB 4.8.5, Translation: My dear Vidura, I have summarily explained the causes of devastation. One who hears this description three times attains piety and washes the sinful contamination … Read More

Active Listening

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Active Listening Adapted, with permission, from The Art of Teaching, by HG Bhurijana Prabhu Who Owns the Problem? The first step in trying to solve a problem is to identify who owns it, … Read More

Is God cruel?

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By Sacinandana Swami Recently I received a letter in which someone wrote: “I am struggling with the concept that Krishna fully loves the living entities. When I look at the way He … Read More

Who Is a Guru, And Why We Need One

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“One who is inquisitive to understand the ultimate goal of life must approach a proper guru,” says Srila Prabhupada in this lecture given in Mumbai, India, in November of 1974. Then he … Read More

The pressure to be super good!

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By Kadamba Kanana Swami (Kadamba Kanana Swami, 20 March 2013, Melbourne, Australia, Srimad Bhagavatam 2.7.52) Humility is something alien in the modern world. We had a comic in Holland; I saw it as … Read More

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