Aug 282016

Domanda Manonatha ho una domanda per te. Sono un neofita della cdk e cerco con disciplina di studiare i libri di Swamiji e di seguire le norme da Egli suggerite. Occasionalmente sorge una domanda riguardo a Rama. Se Vishnu è un’emanazione del Signore Krishna credo di non sbagliare dicendo che Rama è un’emanazione di Krishna. […more]

Aug 082016

Lord Siva specifically instructs that chanting the Hare Krishna Maha Mantra is the best process for spiritual realization: harim bina nasti kijcat papani-starakam kalau | tasmal-lokod-dharana-artham hari-nama prakasayet || sarvatra mucyate loko maha-papat kalau yuge | hare-krsna-pada-dvandvam krsneti ca pada-dvayam || tatha hare-pada-dvandvam hare-rama iti dvayam | tad-ante ca maha-devi rama rama dvayam vadet || […more]

Jul 072016

  “The maha-mantra contains sixteen holy names of the Lord and is composed of thirty-two syllables. If you continually chant this maha-mantra, the seed of love of God will sprout in your heart. Then you will understand the goal of life and the process for achieving it.” (Caitanya Bhagavata 1.14.145-147)   Why do we refer […more]

Apr 202016

Effect of rosary prayer and yoga mantras on autonomic cardiovascular rhythms: comparative study Luciano Bernardi, associate professor of internal medicine, a Peter Sleight, professor, b Gabriele Bandinelli, physician, c Simone Cencetti, physician, c Lamberto Fattorini, physician, c Johanna Wdowczyc-Szulc, assistant professor of cardiology, d Alfonso Lagi, physician. c a Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, University of […more]

Mar 252016

  Contents: The power of the maha-mantra The origin of the four sinful activities Analogy by Astavakra Muni about remaining in Maya Analogy by Romasa Muni about the nature of the material world Austere devotee of Lord Rama and his Sita-Rama Deities Maharaja Sibi, the eagle and the pigeon Jarasandha’s birth Ravana goes to Bali […more]

Mar 052016

“The name of Kṛṣṇa and Kṛṣṇa: non-different. The name of Kṛṣṇa is as pure, as complete, as spiritual as Kṛṣṇa. Abhinna-tvāt—there is no difference between the name and the Lord, in the material world, relative world, there is difference between the substance and the name. But in the spiritual world there is no such difference […more]

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Feb 062016

When Will I Realize that The Holy Name is Directly Krsna? by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada Question 1: When will I be able to realize that the holy name is directly Krsna? Answer: The name (nama ñ Sri Krsna) and the person (nami ñ Sri Krsna) are non-different. This shall be especially realized when […more]

Feb 012016

  First Meaning: – Srila Jiva Gosvami reveals the meaning of each of the sixteen Names in the Hare Krishna Mahaamantra in his Mahaa-mantrartha Dipika as follows: – Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare (1-Hare) Krishna steals the minds of everyone, yet Radha steals even […more]

Jan 302016

Harinama Cintamani “Advanced Vaisnavas advise that chanting is best performed in the presence of Tulasi-devi and in a place of Lord Krsna’s pastimes. The chanter should always seek the association of saintly devotees and emulate their discipline. He must follow in the footsteps of previous acaryas in the joyful method of worshiping the Lord through […more]

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Jan 302016

What is the Maha mantra? Maha means ìgreatî and mantra means ìsacred chant for deliverance.î Of all mantras in the Vedas, one is called the maha-mantra, or great mantra: Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare/Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare. The words ìHareî (pronounced ha-ray), Krishna (pronounced krish-na), and ìRamaî (rhymes […more]

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