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Humility- the weapon to control mind »

The mind has many tricks up its sleeve. The mind’s restless tantrums become obvious when we sit down to chant peacefully in a

The magic talisman of tolerance »

Radhanath Swami gives a brilliant example to explain the need of cultivating certain desirable qualities that can help us access the deep, lasting

Overcoming quarrel and hypocrisy »

One of the directly perceivable benefits of chanting the Holy Names of Krishna is it helps us individually and collectively overcome the two

The ‘what’, ‘why’ and ‘how’s of maya »

To improve our chanting, it’s imperative to comprehend the principle of maya. Maya refers to ‘that which is not’.  To understand this phenomenon

Three stages while dealing with the mind »

The most common experience of all chanters is the impossibility they feel in controlling the mind. The moment you sit to chant, the

Cultivating faith while working hard »

The Hare Krishna yoga yields immense benefits when performed with faith. The process is not a mechanical exercise of moving the beads or

Regulating the tongue’s vibration »

Our internal connection with Krishna gets stronger when we supplement the chanting exercise with diligent avoidance of mundane gossip and wasteful talks. News

Hare Krishna chanting resolves religious conflicts »

One of the striking benefits of chanting Hare Krishna is it helps resolve religious conflicts, and enables us to see other human beings

Trust God and distrust the mind »

One of the major stumbling blocks for a Bhakti Yogi has been to contend with the restless mind.  Few teachers openly discuss this

Hard work or hardly working? »

Some spiritual practitioners complain that despite many years of practising the Hare Krishna yoga, the chant seems to be a drag.  They wonder

Culture of service and appreciation »

Chanting Hare Krishna is not an isolated activity. Just like a person may be administered the best medicine during sickness, still his complete

Purifying effect of Sound Vibration »

The Hare Krishna yoga can be performed in two ways; an individual exercise of soft chanting or the group effort of loud singing

Rewards in seeking shelter »

Once when a student asked me if it helps write letters to God, I said, “Of course it does”. He then enquired, “Do

Be there to catch God »

Chanting Hare Krishna yields best results when performed in the early hours of the day. The wee hours of morning fill the atmosphere

Seeing light or serving God? »

While performing the Hare Krishna meditation what are the different spiritual visions one could experience?  Once Radhanath Swami’s guru, Srila Prabhupada was told

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