Prabhupada on Chanting Hare Krishna

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As explained on the cover of the record album, this transcendental vibration — by chanting of Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare/ Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare … Read More

The test of advancement: you are jolly.

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Srila Prabhupada: That is the test. How you are advancing in chanting will be tested how far you are free from material anxieties. That’s all. Then real life begins. As long as … Read More

The twenty-six qualities of a devotee

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  Śrī Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja, the author of Caitanya-caritāmṛta, says that all good qualities become manifest in the body of a Vaiṣṇava and that only by the presence of these good qualities can … Read More

The glories of the Bhagavad-gita

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Bhagavad-gita is a transcendental literature which one should read very carefully. Gita-sastram idam punyam yah pathet prayatah puman: if one properly follows the instructions of Bhagavad-gita, one can be freed from all … Read More

Love for Krishna is not artificial

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His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada   In Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu. Srila Rupa Goswami is not teaching in the beginning the loving affairs of Radha- Krishna. No. He’s first of all training … Read More

Mahat-tattva, Pradhana and Prakriti

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What are they? What is the difference between Mahat-tattva, Pradhana and Prakriti?   Pradhana and Prakriti We find an answer in Srimad-Bhagavatam 3.26.10. sri-bhagavan uvaca yat tat tri-gunam avyaktam  nityam sad-asad-atmakam pradhanam … Read More

The Krishna consciousness movement is essential in human society

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The Krishna consciousness movement is essential in human society, for it offers the highest perfection of life. How this is so is explained fully in the Bhagavad-gita. Unfortunately, mundane wranglers have taken … Read More

Srila Prabhupada

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Srila Prabhupada was born Abhay Charan De on September 1st 1896 in Calcutta, India. His father was Gour Mohan De, a cloth merchant, and his mother was Rajani. His parents in accordance … Read More

One should not foolishly adopt any of the slogans concocted by imaginative devotees

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“One should not foolishly adopt any of the slogans concocted by imaginative devotees. If one actually wants to derive the effects of chanting, one must strictly follow the great ācāryas.” (Śrī Caitanya … Read More

108 beads

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As Vaisnavas count 108 beads, which represent the 108 individual gopis, so Krsna would also count on 108 beads to count the different groups of cows.     Srila Prabhupada in Krishna … Read More

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