Dec 072016
 

Selfishness Marriage Matters By Visakha Dasi If, in our marriage, we focus on what we need and negate the needs of our partner, the relationship can’t last. If we give up who we are to please our partner, we may suffocate and become frustrated, resentful and depressed. One who is self-controlled doesn’t need to lord […more]

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Dec 072016
 

By Jaganmohini devi dasi and Subal Shyam das On Sri Odan Shasti, December 5th, 2016, disciples and well-wishers around the globe celebrate the most auspicious occasion, 79th vyasa puja of H.H. Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Sripada maharaj. As a Manipuri Vaishnava and a studious scientist student from the prestigious University of California – Irvine, USA, Sripada maharaj […more]

 Posted by on 7 December 2016 at 16:07:02 AST
Dec 072016
 

By Ananda Vrindavaneswari Devi Dasi Perhaps one of the more endearing images in the Bhagavad-gita is Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, driving the chariot of His friend, the warrior Arjuna. When we accept the notion of God as a person then we can begin to ask, What does he do? How does he interact […more]

 Posted by on 7 December 2016 at 16:05:37 AST
Dec 072016
 

By Purushottam Nitai Das Since the day I came to know about God, I was told that God is the giver of everything and so I should unhesitatingly ask him to fulfil all my desires. And from that day or rather from that moment onwards I have always treated God just like a shopping mall […more]

 Posted by on 7 December 2016 at 16:03:53 AST
Dec 072016
 

The Gosvāmīs such as Rūpa and Sanātana are the eternal mañjarīs of Braja. They have descended in the age of Kali as associates of Goursundar, the united form of Rādhā – Kṛṣṇa and have unraveled the secret of devotional practise in the mood of mañjarī in their texts for the welfare of mankind.  Stavamālā by Rūpa Gosvāmī, Stavāvalī by Raghunātha Dās Gosvāmī, Saṅkalpa-kalpadrum by Viśvanāth Cakravartī, Prema-Bhakti Candrikā and Prārthanā by […more]

Dec 072016
 

God exists in every element – This is the beginning of sadhana and also the end. Sadhana begins with–  “Jibe samman dibe jani krishna adhishthan.” Meaning – “We must respect every living being since Krishna dwells in each and every one.”  – (C.C.)   And sadhana ends in –  “jahan jahan netra pode tahan krishna sphure.”  Meaning – “Krishna […more]

Dec 072016
 
Tulasi Care

By Giriraj dasa Tulasi We can understand how pure is the service which Tulasi offers to Sri Krsna. So we should always endeavor after becoming the servant of Tulasi devi. I do not know who has taught you that part of a Tulasi plant may be cut off and then replanted? From the Tulasi plant you […more]

Dec 062016
 
Devahuti est une femme parfaite

Srimad Bhagavatan 3.28.1 — Honolulu, 1 june 1975 Donc, cette princesse, c’est-à-dire la fille de Manu, elle a commencé à servir Kardama Muni. Et dans l’ashram du yoga, c’était un chalet, et il n’y avait pas de bonne nourriture, pas de servante, rien de la sorte. Donc, elle est progressivement devenue très maigre et mince, […more]

Dec 062016
 
Krishna est première classe et son dévot est aussi première classe

Srimad Bhagavatan 1.7.47-48 — Vrndavana, 6 octobre 1976 C’est l’attitude du Vaisnava. Para-duhkha-duhkhī. Le Vaisnava est para-duhkha-duhkhī. C’est la qualification du Vaisnava. Il ne se soucie pas de ses propres angoisses personnelles. Mais il, un Vaisnava devient blessé, affligé, quand les autres souffrent. C’est ça un Vaisnava. Prahlada Maharaja dit: naivodvije para duratyaya-vaitaraṇyās tvad-vīrya-gāyana-mahāmṛta-magna-cittaḥ śoce […more]

Dec 062016
 
Spiritual Selfishness

By Chirag Dangarwala Selfish is described in the dictionary as –adjective 1. devoted to or caring only for oneself; concerned primarily with one’s own interests, benefits, welfare, etc., regardless of others. 2. characterized by or manifesting concern or care only for oneself: selfish motives. From the above definition, one can understand that generally Selfish people […more]