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The Only Option

Lecture on The Only Option, Caitanya Caritamrita Madhya Lila 07-01-14, by Prahladananada Swami on 02 July 2010 at Slovenia

(Prahladananda Swami was born in 1949, in Buffallo, New York. He studied at the University of Buffalo, where he received a full scholarship.)…

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Keshava Kashmiri Defeated

Lecture on  Keshava Kashmiri Defeated by HH Bhakti Caitanya Swami on 22 Sep 2014 at ISKCON Cape Town

(Originally from New Zealand, Bhakti Caitanya Swami joined the Hare Krishna movement in London, early in 1973. Almost a year before, as a philosophy student at Auckland University, he had first…

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What Color is the Brahmajyoti

Lecture on What Color is the Brahmajyoti by HH Sivarama Swami on 29 July 2014 at Budapest

(Sivarama Swami was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1949. In 1956, during the failed Hungarian revolution, he emigrated with his family to Canada. Sivarama Swami first came in contact with the books of…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - Bg. 11.34

TEXT 34

dronam ca bhismam ca jayadratham ca

karnam tathanyan api yodha-viran

maya hatams tvam jahi ma vyathistha

yudhyasva jetasi rane sapatnan

 …

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Thought Of The Day

Prabhupada: Responsibility is that you have got this human form of life. Realize God. This is your responsibility. Otherwise you are finished. Three words: "You have got this human form of life. Your only responsibility is to understand God. This is your responsibility." That is Vedic culture.

 

By H.D.G Srila Prabhupada

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How to improve our bhakti ?

Hare Krishna.

31st July, 2014. Gurgaon.

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Q: How to improve my Bhakti ? (This is a question from Jitendra Prasad Prabhuji, Fiji)

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There could be many answers to this question. Prabhuji shared with me that he is already chanting 16 rounds and following four regulative principles…

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Internet Ecstacy

Lecture on Internet Ecstacy by Prahladananada Swami on 13 July 2014 at Bulgaria, Bulgarian Translation

(Prahladananda Swami was born in 1949, in Buffallo, New York. He studied at the University of Buffalo, where he received a full scholarship. In January 1969 he joined ISKCON and received both initiations…

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Glories Of Jhulan Yatra

Lecture on Glories of Jhulan Yatra by HH Bhakti Caitanya Swami at ISKCON Mayapur on 29 July 2012

(Originally from New Zealand, Bhakti Caitanya Swami joined the Hare Krishna movement in London, early in 1973. Almost a year before, as a philosophy student at Auckland University, he had first seen…

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How to Balance our Studies and Chanting Question and Answer

Lecture on How to balance our Studies and Chanting, Question and Answer by Bhakti Charu Swami at Ujjain on 12 Nov 2009

(Bhakti Charu Swami is from a Bengali family and spent most of his early childhood in urban Kolkata. He met with Srila Prabhupada at the end of…

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School Means Contamination Manipulation not Education

Lecture on School means Contamination manipulation not Education by Bhakti Vikasa Swami at Mumbai on 20 July 2006

(From 1977 to 1979 His Holiness was based in India, mostly traveling in West Bengal preaching Krishna consciousness and distributing Srila Prabhupada's…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - Bg. 11.33

TEXT 33

tasmat tvam uttistha yaso labhasva

jitva satrun bhunksva rajyam samrddham

mayaivaite nihatah purvam eva

nimitta-matram bhava savya-sacin

 …

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Thought Of The Day

Prabhupada: Dhira means one who is not disturbed by this bodily concept of life. He is dhira because he knows that "I am not this body," even there is some trouble in respect of body. So Krsna advised that titiksasva bharata. : "Even there is some disturbance, tolerate it. Don't be disturbed."

By H.D.G.Srila Prabhupada

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Bhakta, Bhakti, Bhagvan. Devotee, Devotional service, Supreme Lord.

                                  Bhakta, Bhakti, Bhagvan. Devotee, Devotional service, Supreme Lord.

 

                                                                      -               Veerendra Ekbote

 

       There are 3 modes of material nature – Sattva, Rajo and Tamo. Those who are in the mode of ignorance never take the path of Krishna consciousness and always remain aloof from the path of self-realization and are engaged in activities…

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Thought Of The Day

Prabhupada: A child wants to play, and the father and mother gives the toys for that play. So without getting help from the father and mother, the child cannot enjoy. Similarly, we may desire but unless Krsna helps us we cannot fulfill our desire.

By H.D.G. Srila Prabhupada

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Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī Navaratna by Rudra dāsa

Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī Navaratna

Nine Jewels for our Revered Queen Rādhā

 

(1) Praise Rādhā, rustic Queen, the Gopi Goddess of Vrindāvan—

Thou by Whose simple loving pastimes paradise is blest!

 While basking in Thy smile’s light my heart as ghee doth soften

To offer with the milk of pure devotion in my…

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Dhruva Maharaj's Godly Qualities

Lecture on Dhruva Maharaj's Godly Qualities by HH Bhakti Caitanya Swami at Finland

(Originally from New Zealand, Bhakti Caitanya Swami joined the Hare Krishna movement in London, early in 1973. Almost a year before, as a philosophy student at Auckland University, he had first seen his…

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Intelligence and the Intelligent

Lecture on Intelligence and the Intelligent by HH Bhakti Vikasa Swami on 24 Oct 2004 at Banglore



(His Holiness Bhakti Vikasa Swami appeared in this world in 1957 in England. He joined the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in London in 1975 and was initiated in…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - Bg. 11.32

TEXT 32

sri-bhagavan uvaca

kalo 'smi loka-ksaya-krt pravrddho

lokan samahartum iha pravrttah

rte 'pi tvam na bhavisyanti sarve

ye 'vasthitah pratyanikesu…

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Thought Of The Day

Prabhupada: That is life. This artificial life is no life. Bhaktivinoda Thakura has described this modern civilization of artificial life. So he says, jada vidya sab, mayara vaibhava. He declares all these artificial way of life, advancement of material civilization, means advancement of influence of maya. Jada vidya sab, mayara vaibhava. Expansion of the influence of maya. Then? What is the result? The result is anitya samsare, moho janmeiya. Jada vidya sab, mayar vaibhava, tomara bhajane…

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Śrī Kṛishṇa Vilāpa Suktā by Rudra dāsa

Śrī Kṛishṇa Vilāpa Suktā

Quatrains Praising Lord Kṛishṇa

in the form of a Lament

 

My service for Thee lost its savor—

With chanting chores I have grown bored;

Unless Thou showest me Thy favor,

How will I fitly love Thee, Lord?

 

Although Thou art this…

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