The vow on chanting Hare Krishna – question and answer

Question Thanks, it’s very kind of you !! The first question that comes to my mind is this: RKC was often told to reach a certain number of rounds of mala a day, then you had to try not to go below and if you increase you cannot go down (at least … Read More

Il voto di cantare Hare Krishna – domanda e risposta

Domanda Grazie, molto gentile !! La prima che mi viene in mente è questa: da RKC veniva spesso detto di raggiungere un certo numero di giri di mala al giorno, poi si doveva cercare di non scendere al di sotto e semmai solo di aumentare, di nuovo senza mai diminuire (almeno questo … Read More

Some Vaisnava calendar vocabulary

I was asked to clarify some of calendar vocabulary. Here is something to start: Tithi = day Paksa = fortnight. Two paksas form a lunar month Krishna Paksha = The dark lunar fortnight or waning moon. It’ the period of 15 days beginning on the full moon day (Purnima) and culminating on … Read More

Nueve principios de actividades de servicio.

Nueve principios de actividades de servicio. El servicio devocional del Señor consta de nueve principios de actividades de servicio, y son: (1) escuchar, śravaṇaṁ (2) cantando, kīrtanaṁ (3) recordando, smaraṇaṁ (4) sirviendo los pies de loto, pāda-sevanam (5) adoración, arcanaṁ (6) rezando, vandanaṁ (7) ejecutar las órdenes, dāsyaṁ (8) fraternizar, sakhyam (9) … Read More

Seven stages of purification and transcendental elevation

ceto-darpana-marjanam bhava-maha-davagni-nirvapanam sreyah-kairava-candrika-vitaranam vidya-vadhu-jivanam anandambudhi-vardhanam prati-padam purnamrtasvadanam sarvatma-snapanam param vijayate sri-krsna-sankirtanam “Let there be all victory for the chanting of the holy name of Lord Hari, Lord Krishna, which can cleanse the mirror of the heart and stop the miseries of the blazing fire of material existence. That chanting is the waxing … Read More

The present status on my work on the MAHA-BHARATA (in English).

The present status on my work on the MAHA-BHARATA (in English). Some devotees have asked me about the present status of my work on the Maha-bharata. At the moment I find myself at about 60% of Adi Parva, which is a big books by itself. It is consists of 227 sections and … Read More

El estado actual de mi trabajo en el MAHA-BHARATA (en inglés).

El estado actual de mi trabajo en el MAHA-BHARATA (en inglés). Algunos devotos me han preguntado sobre el estado actual de mi trabajo en el Maha-bharata. En este momento me encuentro en aproximadamente al 60% de Adi Parva, que es un gran libro por sí mismo. Se compone de 227 secciones y … Read More

Bhakta Edwin Kuilan estuvo a cargo de la lectura del verso 31

Lavangalata PR: Hare Krishna Majarah. Mis reverencias. Hoy estuvimos reunidos en Buddhi Yoga 5 devotos. Bhakta Edwin Kuilan estuvo a cargo de la lectura del verso 31 del capitulo 1 del Bhagavad Gita. Entre todos comentamos y compartimos el delicioso prasadam de la baktina Vidya. Esta vez olvidamos tirarnos fotos.   Manonatha … Read More

Who are the Mahajanas?

The Mahajanas are twelve particularly powerful personalities enpowered by the Lord to spread transcendental knowledge and devotion. Literally mahajana means “great person”. Srimad-Bhagavatam say they are: 1. Lord Brahma, 2. Shiva, 3. Narada, 4. the four Kumaras, 5. Kapila, 6. Prahlada Maharaja, 7. Svayambhuva Manu, 8. Janaka, 9. Bali Maharaja, 10. Bhishma, … Read More

Death generally involves remaining in trance for seven months.

  Death generally involves remaining in trance for seven months. A living being, according to his own action, is allowed to enter into the womb of a mother by the vehicle of a father’s semina, and thus he develops his desired body. This is the law of birth in specific bodies according … Read More

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