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The Magic of Vrindavan

The Magic of Vrindavan »

“As all surrender unto Me, I reward them accordingly. Everyone follows My path in all respects, O son of Prtha”. (Bhagavad Gita 4.11)

Calamities improve spiritual digestion

Calamities improve spiritual digestion »

To be able to digest spiritual subject matters and chant the Holy Names of the Lord with attention and devotion, we need to

The safe anchor

The safe anchor »

If you enjoy swimming in an ocean, you would sometimes face huge waves, and as you swim high on them, you enjoy the

An error of judgement

An error of judgement »

‘We judge often, and love seldom’, I saw this quote outside a temple as we drove back after our weekly outreach programme. The

Krishna’s birth- lesson in selfless service

Krishna’s birth- lesson in selfless service »

Devaki and Vasudeva, the parents of Krishna exemplify love, sacrifice and selfless service. On the wedding day of Devaki, It was foretold

Significance of Krishna Janmashtami

Significance of Krishna Janmashtami »

Krishna took birth at midnight, the darkest hour, to fill our lives with the transcendental light of divinity.  There were also huge

Going beyond a devotee’s externals

Going beyond a devotee’s externals »

Recently I heard of a young devotee-who I knew and disliked for some unknown reason-dying in a ghastly accident. As he was

The hunger for Krishna

The hunger for Krishna »

I recently heard the story of one lady from Ukraine, Kirtidamataji who struggled to practise and preach Krishna Consciousness while her husband was

The Hare Krishna revolution

The Hare Krishna revolution »

Srila Prabhupada’s kirtans at the Washington square park and the Tompkins square park in 1966 created history. Never before Srila Prabhupada did the

The challenge of insecurity

The challenge of insecurity »

When our two brahmacharis, Guru GaurangaPrabhu and ChaitanyaAnandaPrabhu left for Newyork yesterday evening, different emotions began to churn in my heart. I felt

Is peace possible?

Is peace possible? »

Today, during my walk at the pre-dawn hours, I saw a security guard of an ATM centre hurl choicest abuses at a rag

How to please the Lord

How to please the Lord »

Prahalad Maharaj’s prayers are very instructive; they also reveal his deep humility and love for the Lord. Besides, we learn how we

Become a master first

Become a master first »

Our philosophy is to selflessly serve all; become the ‘servant of servant’ of God, Krishna. However I am now beginning to realize

Desire- the master technique

Desire- the master technique »

Today I read many beautiful quotes of Srila Prabhupada on chanting. I wish I could remember them often, especially during my chanting session.

Mental peace through Journal writing

Mental peace through Journal writing »

Try this experiment now, and then read further:

Resolve to ‘just write’ for the next 10 minutes. Set the watch and start.

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