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Carry the magic Japa ROD

Carry the magic Japa ROD »

If I honestly examine my daily chanting over the last one year, I can see that my best Japa happened when I carried

Spiritual life- A razor’s edge

Spiritual life- A razor’s edge »

Spiritual path, especially the path of renunciation, is like walking on a razor’s edge. A slight inattention and you could bleed. Lack of

Don’t trust the mind

Don’t trust the mind »

A few days ago while chanting my japa my mind urged me to take a small break, make important phone calls, and get

How God feels when we struggle

How God feels when we struggle »

As we struggle in our practise of Krishna consciousness, we’d be immensely benefitted if we express our heartfelt gratitude to God.

But have

The helpline when mind abuses

The helpline when mind abuses »

“For him who has conquered the mind, the mind is the best of friends; but for one who has failed to do so,

Is Krishna consciousness vague or definite?

Is Krishna consciousness vague or definite? »

“Always chanting My glories, endeavoring with great determination, bowing down before Me, these great souls perpetually worship Me with devotion.” (Bhagavad Gita 9.14)

The Pleasure Secrets

The Pleasure Secrets »

We secretly wish we could experience unending pleasures. Especially in the midst of pain caused by our mind, we hanker for relief and

Fight the Philosophy, Love the Person

Fight the Philosophy, Love the Person »

Few days back Govinda Prabhu returned from his two week trip, and he recalled with happiness, his interactions with Mr. Anand Neelkanthan, an

Tongue – the Cause of Laziness?

Tongue – the Cause of Laziness? »

I struggled to remain awake during the morning Srimad Bhagavatam class. As Radha Gopinath Prabhu spoke from the beautiful love letter of Rukmini

The Silent Reassurance

The Silent Reassurance »

Few weeks back was appearance & disappearance  day of Srila Bhakti Vinod Thakur & Srila Haridas Thakur. Both are exalted, stalwart Vaishnava acharyas

Making the best of the month of Kartik

Making the best of the month of Kartik »

This is the month of devotion and prayers; this is the most special month of Kartik, when Krishna performed delightful and amazing pastimes

Helpless but not hopeless

Helpless but not hopeless »

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope” – Martin Luther King (Jr)

Practising Krishna consciousness helps you become ‘helpless’, yet

Mind Management – Enthusiasm Comes Before Taste

Mind Management – Enthusiasm Comes Before Taste »

It’s so difficult to write although I am aware of the thereupatic benefits of journal writing.

Nothing is easy in this world; that’s

Learning to walk in Spiritual life

Learning to walk in Spiritual life »

The path of Bhakti calls upon sincere practitioners to take shelter of god through chanting of the Holy Names. To some this appears

From the temporary to eternal

From the temporary to eternal »

Adults may mock at little children playing with toys. A grown up man may dismiss the childish proclivities-“these are temporary toys after all”-while

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