Think small, grow big – Part 4

Think small, grow big – Part 4 »

A personal transformation

I have a daily schedule of spiritual practises which begins at 4.00 am. For the last two decades I

Think small, grow big – Part 3

Think small, grow big – Part 3 »

Stephen Guise and Mini-Habits

Stephen Guise in his ‘Mini-Habit’ argues brilliantly about the need to make our goals ‘stupid’ and

Think small, grow big – Part 2

Think small, grow big – Part 2 »

How acceptance helps? 

Acceptance means to know one’s limitations and be happy about it. For instance I always wanted to write a

Think small, grow big – Part 1

Think small, grow big – Part 1 »

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde (Anglo-Irish poet and Playwright of the nineteenth century)

There is only one

Spirit of following rituals in Bhakti yoga

Spirit of following rituals in Bhakti yoga »

From denial to acceptance – Part 2

From denial to acceptance – Part 2 »

The paradox of Acceptance

It’s an amazing paradox that while many spiritualists declare this world to be an abode of endless

From denial to acceptance-Part 1

From denial to acceptance-Part 1 »

A thief decided to steal the golden temple bell. The moment he’d touch the huge gong, the loud sound would

Dealing with boredom – Part 2

Dealing with boredom – Part 2 »

Come back to the question: ‘What is my need/value/principle that I seek to serve by having a bigger house?’

Dealing with boredom – Part 1

Dealing with boredom – Part 1 »

“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how” – Friedrich Nietzche (German philosopher of the Nineteenth

Wonderful Qualities of Krishna

Wonderful Qualities of Krishna »

Lecture  on Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10, Chapter 12: The Killing of the Demon Aghasura – Verse 6 and 11 – by Vraj Bihari

Am I the Enjoyer?

Am I the Enjoyer? »

Following is an excerpt from Bhagavad Gita – Chapter 18 – Verse no 14 – 18 by Vraja Bihari Das.

In this part

Loyal to the Absent – Part 2

Loyal to the Absent – Part 2 »

A Mantra to overcome rumouring

Steven Covey gives an effective tool to overcome our lower nature, with

Loyal to the Absent – Part 1

Loyal to the Absent – Part 1 »

“What is told in the ear of a man is often heard a thousand miles away.” – Chinese proverb

Bhagavad Gita – Chapter 1 – Verse 28-46

Bhagavad Gita – Chapter 1 – Verse 28-46 »

Chapter one introduces the scene, the setting, the circumstances and the characters involved determining the reasons for the Bhagavad-Gita’s revelation. The

The Aspiration to Serve-part 2

The Aspiration to Serve-part 2 »

If you are situated in the identity as ‘servant’, then when you sing well, you are happy because you served well, and

The Aspiration to Serve-part 1

The Aspiration to Serve-part 1 »

“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but

Crying for Krishna in Love

Crying for Krishna in Love »

Following is a Lecture on Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10, Chapter 82: Krishna and Balarama Meet the Inhabitants of Vrindavana – Verse 36 –

Adventures of a Pure Devotee

Adventures of a Pure Devotee »

Deaf but can hear God’s calling

Deaf but can hear God’s calling »

Talking to Deaf devotees of the Hare Krishna movement was an enriching experience.

They looked so blissful;

A need for Appreciation – Part 1

A need for Appreciation – Part 1 »

When some close friends received me at the airport, it was a pleasant surprise.

I generally travel

Power of Traditions

Power of Traditions »

“Tradition does not mean the living are dead, but that the dead are living.” –   Gilbert Chesterton (British writer and

Married life

Married life »

Vishal said: “you can thrive in married life only if you have a good sense of humour. Otherwise

In Defence of Lord Rama

In Defence of Lord Rama »

Lecture on In Defence of Lord Rama on Auscpicious Day of Rama Navami by Vraj Bihari Das

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Exercise helps us chant Hare Krishna

Exercise helps us chant Hare Krishna »

“Those who think they have no time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness” –  Edward Stanley

Our three lives

Our three lives »

In one of Shakespeare’s most powerful soliloquies, Hamlet struggling with his private thoughts, asks himself,

Prince Hamlet regrets that

Satisfaction and Gratitude are Keys to Spiritual Bliss »

Satisfaction and Gratitude are Keys to Spiritual Bliss by Vraja Bihari Dasa at ISKCON Chowpatty on 18 June 2017

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Satisfaction and Gratitude are Keys to Spiritual Bliss

Satisfaction and Gratitude are Keys to Spiritual Bliss »

Vraja Bihari Prabhu Lecture on Satisfaction and Gratitude are Keys to Spiritual Bliss on 11 Feb 2018

Secrets of Meditation

Secrets of Meditation »

We had been to an industrial town for conducting seminars for senior managers of different companies. Although we had been away from our

A Mantra to a Life of Success and Happiness by Vraja Bihari Dasa »

A Mantra to a Life of Success and Happiness by Vraja Bihari Dasa

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A Mantra to a Life of Success and Happiness

A Mantra to a Life of Success and Happiness »

A Mantra to a Life of Success and Happiness by  Vraja Bihari Prabhu

Pleasure v/s Purpose – what’s a better deal?

Pleasure v/s Purpose – what’s a better deal? »

“Don’t mistake pleasure for happiness. They are different breed of dogs.”

Josh Billings (American humourist of the nineteenth century)

An Indian folktale reveals

Two Secrets of Happiness

Two Secrets of Happiness »

Sunday Feast – Lecture on Two Secrets of Happiness by Vraja Bihari Das at ISKCON Chowpatty on 18 June 2017

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Nexus Of Mind Intelligence And False Ego

Nexus Of Mind Intelligence And False Ego »

 

Srimad Bhagavatam Class 11. 03.38 on Nexus Of Mind Intelligence And False Ego by Vraja Bihari Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty on 20

No need to control the mind? – Part 2

No need to control the mind? – Part 2 »

“I’d rather prefer to accept myself the way I am and then focus on cultivating principles and being more attentive and present in

Getting out of the Cycle of Birth and Death

Getting out of the Cycle of Birth and Death »

Following is an excerpt from the lecture on Srimad Bhagavatam 4 – Chapter 29 – Talks Between Narada and King Pracinabarhi – Text

Succeed With Self And Others

Succeed With Self And Others »

Following is an excerpt from the lecture on Succeed With Self And Others by HG Vraj Bihari Prabhu.

Different people view success differently.

No need to control the mind? – Part 1

No need to control the mind? – Part 1 »

“What goes on inside isn’t ever the same as what goes on outside”

Margaret Lawrence (Canadian writer 1926-1987)

“Does your mind wander?” asked

Feeling Fallen and Joyful at the Same Time

Feeling Fallen and Joyful at the Same Time »

 

Following is a Lecture on Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 09, Chapter 11: Lord Ramacandra Rules the World – Verse 02 to 05 –

Developing Fearlessness – Prerana Youth Festival

Developing Fearlessness – Prerana Youth Festival »

Following is an excerpt from the lecture on Developing Fearlessness on Prerana Youth Festival – Vraja Bihari Das.

Krishna while instructing Arjuna begins

Lessons from history on the deadly power of mind – Part 3

Lessons from history on the deadly power of mind – Part 3 »

“A man who really fights for justice must lead a private, not public life, if he has to survive even for a short

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