Diksha and Siksha Guru

It is thus clear that taking a siksha guru does not mean we have to reject or avoid the instruction of our diksha guru. The diksha and siksha...

Powerful Influence of Association

The association we keep has a powerful influence on the nature of our mind. According to the nature of our mind, we acquire our vision of everything in...

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...

Material Attachment is Increasing Why?

Although we engage in hearing Harikatha, we may not feel we are improving spiritually, or decreasing our material attachment. Rather, we may find that our material attachment is...

Guru is the Container and Conveyor of religion

Guru is the container and conveyor of religion. It makes us describe our Guru as the identical revelation of God. - Srila Bhakti Bibudha Bodhayan Maharaj

Effects of Like-Minded Devotee Association

It is difficult for us to develop devotion without higher, like-minded devotee association. Therefore we should enthusiastically search for higher, like-minded association to help us with our spiritual...

Cause of our Demotion

Speculation and emotion are the cause of our demotion. Srila Bhakti Bibudha Bodhayan Maharaj

Try to get Good Association

We should try to get the kind of association which will inspire us to see all material objects as favorable for serving the Supreme Lord. Such vision will...

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...

Genuine Spiritual Benefit of Hari-Katha

In order to get genuine spiritual benefit of Hari-katha, we should always remember the perfect example of speaking and hearing Harikatha by Sukadeva Goswami and Maharaja Pariksit, 5000...