Pretending to Practice Vaisnavaism

If we are pretending to practice vaisnavaism, the path of devotion, only for seeking recognition from society, that is not fair to anyone. Such an attempt to cheat...

Men Living in this Material World

Men living in this material world lost their awareness about their abode and became devoid of religion. They believe in the so called worldly affairs, disregard the rules...

Srimad Bhagavatam 1.3.22

nara-devatvam āpannaḥ sura-kārya-cikīrṣayā samudra-nigrahādīni cakre vīryāṇy ataḥ param Next He performed superhuman activities in controlling the Indian Ocean and having assumed the form of a divine human being in order to...

Exemplary Teaching of Vaisnava Etiquette

Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu gave us the exemplary teaching of vaisnava etiquette; to be humble like a blade of grass, tolerant like a tree, and to offer honor even...

Spiritual Master’s Instruction

An entire day means 24-hours. According to my spiritual master’s instruction, “We should engage ourselves in the service of Guru, Vaisnava, and Bhagavan (Sri Krishna) the entire day.” Srila...

Chanting the Hare Krishna Maha-Mantra with Offenses

Please don’t think that chanting the Hare Krishna Maha-mantra with offenses will not give any benefit. Still, if we maintain material attachments, our benefit may come in the...

Srimad Bhagavatam 1.2.30

Srimad Bhagavatam 1.2.30 sa evedaṁ sasarjāgre bhagavān ātma-māyayā sad-asad-rūpayā cāsau guṇamayāguṇo vibhuḥ In the beginning of the material creation, that Absolute Personality of Godhead, in His transcendental position, created the energies of cause...

Our Final Destination

Where we focus our concentration will determine our final destination. The eternal destination of all living beings is at the lotus feet of Sri Krishna. Therefore, those who...

Real Path of Devotion

The practice of the real path of devotion is not mundane sentiment and emotion. We should always follow the footsteps of our previous pure devotee acharyas and the...

Non-Sectarian Vaisnava-Dharma

Non-Sectarian Vaisnava-Dharma Food for thought from the Visva Vaisnava Raja Sabha (World Vaisnava Association - WVA) Srila Bhaktivinode Thakur on the nature of sectarianism from the introduction to the Sri Krsna...

Gayatri Mantram

  Gayatri Mantram   From the Flute Song of Krishna to Srimad Bhagavatam to Radha Dasyam   by Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Maharaja The meaning of the brahma gayatri must bring us to the...