THANK YOU ALL!

Now that the day of my 63rd birthday has passed, I would like to thank all those who spent kind words for me. On Facebook, I mainly received happy birthdays, but in private I received many words of appreciation from friends, devotees and disciples. It is obvious that none of those words … Read More

Why so-called advanced devotees are sometimes rude?

Question Hare krsna Maharaja. Good day. Dandavas. I have a question. Why some devotees who perform very good service for Srila Prabhupada and sometimes have many years in Krishna consciousness are rude and hostile to other devotees, sometimes justifying their way of being with their position? Our philosophy speaks of humility and … Read More

Why do terrible things happen in Vrndavana? Like a lady devotee raped …

Someone asked me to make some consideration about violence in holy places. How come horrible things happen in a place that should be like a paradise? In particular, why does it happen that young women are assaulted and raped? I will say something from different points of view.   The first is … Read More

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

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

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

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

Radharani’s parrots chanting

Parrots chanting Today there has been a big meeting of saris (Radharani’s parrots) in Radha Tila, hundreds of them, just below my asrama. It has been many years I did not see so many in this place. Unfortunately buildings have chased away not only peackock but birds also. Maybe ten years ago … Read More

Questions and answers, how important is

Arjuna is confused and when he understands that it is useless to continue in a conversation between friends but that he has to ask questions (sisyas te ham sadhi mam tvam prapannam) the result is the Bhagavad-gita, a book that has benefited countless people for millennia. The same is the conversation between … Read More

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