May 202017
 
Srila Prabhupada about prasadam.

Srila Prabhupada about prasadam. 01. All to be served should be invited to sit on the floor, and prasadam should be served by qualified devotees. 02. Those who are served should be very clean, peaceful, and satisfied. They should eat before serving, if necessary. They should try not to speak while serving. 03. Serve just […more]

May 202017
 

When a devotee wants to see the transcendental form of the Lord, he begins his meditation on the Lord’s body by first looking at the feet of the Lord.(SB 4.24.52p) One should begin to see the Lord from His lotus feet, gradually rising to the thighs, waist, chest and face. One should not try to […more]

May 202017
 

By Kesava Krsna dasa There were times when the mainstream media lumped us ‘Hare Krishna’s’ with the weird mix of pseudo religions and charlatan led cults, whose existence caused consternation among the establishment and parents alike. When out on book distribution, we would often be confronted with, “Are you sure you are not one of […more]

May 202017
 

By Shyamasundar Das Our Haight Street apartment in San Francisco was constructed after the great earthquake of 1906. There was an old iron fireplace with a mantel in the front room. On the mantel we kept our little doo-dads and sacred objects, like our gods-eye, a couple of photos of the Swami, and some shells […more]

May 202017
 

By Bhakti Niskama Shanta, Ph.D. In one of his past postings  Dr. Dr. Ádám Kun asked a question “I kept on asking what is your problem with evolution, and you keep on not answering that question. How does evolution interfere with your faith? How does it interfere with your study of consciousnesses?” and we have also sent […more]

May 202017
 

By Dr. J. Chakrabarty, Florida State University The concept of evolution of species, generally attributed to Charles Darwin, actually had its origin thousands of years ago in ancient India, and formed the basis of the illuminating philosophy of the Vedas. Since Darwin lived at a time when the profundity of the Indian wisdom already made […more]

May 182017
 

govinda hari gopala hari
govinda hari gopala hari
jaya jaya deva hari
jaya jaya deva hari All glories to Govinda Hari, and to Gopala Hari! All glories, all glories to the Supreme Lord Hari! vande krishna nanda-kumara
nanda-kumara madana-gopala
madana-gopala mohana-rupa
mohana-rupa nanda-kumara I praise the all-attractive Lord Krishna, who is the youthful son of Nanda Maharaja. The youthful son of […more]

May 182017
 

The Krishna consciousness movement is a cultural movement as well as a religious movement. Srila Prabhupada intended our society to be an example of using everything in God’s service; to use our work, abilities, and tastes as a path to transcendence. Vaisnava culture Krishna consciousness is meant to be a joyful process, and in our […more]

May 162017
 
Understanding our inner small Bhu-Mandala Universe in relation to the outer greater Brahmanda covering

Deep within the “Brahmanda” universal egg or bubble that originates from the Body of Maha Vishnu, some trillions of miles within is where one will find the small “4 billion mile diameter Bhu-mandala Universe’ exists surrounded by the large Brahmanda dome that has many layers of material elements. The small inner Bhu-Mandala Universe under the […more]