Category Archives: The Holy Name

Meditation in the Age of Quarrel

The meditation business is flourishing. Soon, it appears, every suburban town will have its regular classes in yoga meditation for health and freedom from neurosis, and every college campus will have its yogi in residence. But despite the popularity of … more

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Potency of Sound

[originally posted April 9, 2006] Science Shows It All Began with Sound In the 1960s, Hans Jenny (1904-1972), a Swiss physician, artist and naturalist, became interested in the relationship between sound waves and matter, and performed a series of experiments … more

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Sound, the origin of creation

[original posted Sep 28, 2008] Sound Waves Ovablastic – Sep 26, 2008 Salt sound waves video. Fascinating, but watch out if you have pets around. By mid-point, my cats were looking around frantically and a moment later, they took off … more

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The holy name is all there is

This morning I was thinking about chanting the holy name. We get up and chant the holy name, and generally it requires some determination and effort, some sacrifice. I thought it’s exactly like a person who has in one way or another lost his ability to walk, and then has to go for some treatment at a rehabilitation (rehabilitation=re + abilitate) center. Every day for one hour in the morning and one hour in the evening, he is put into a very rigorous routine, and is forced to start using his legs again. At first it is very painful, very awkward, and it seems practically hopeless. But this treatment goes on for some time, maybe some years even, and at some point, he actually regains his original, natural walking capacity…more

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Meditation in the Age of Quarrel

The meditation business is flourishing. Soon, it appears, every suburban town will have its regular classes in yoga meditation for health and freedom from neurosis, and every college campus will have its yogi in residence. But despite the popularity of … more

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The Goal of Life

Conversation between His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, ISKCON Founder-Acharya, Professor Dürckheim, German Spiritual Writer, Professor Pater Porsch and Dr. P.J. Saher, June 19, 1974, Schloss Rettershof, Germany

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Krishna transcends sectarian religion

excerpt from conversation with American contemporary poet Allen Ginsberg, 12 May 1969, Columbus, Ohio ALLEN GINSBERG: …It becomes more and more widespread and is more and more acceptable to people… I don’t know how… It’s difficult for me to conceive … more

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The Pilgrimage Has Come to You

The pilgrimage has come to you in the form of Bhagavad-gita, the Holy Name, the devotees, the prasadam. It’s coming to you. Krishna is so kind. Isn’t it? But we have all these sentimental and traditional, pseudo-spiritual ideas: we should … more

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One Religion, Like One Sun

What we see in the world as different religions may be seen as higher or lower levels of spiritual evolution or spiritual realization, but that is not different religions; that is one religion being practiced on higher or lower levels, just as education has higher and lower levels.more

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What is True and What is False?

Malaysia, March 1998 Because falsehood is so prominent, truth is always shocking. Volumes of books have been written since time immemorial by philosophers and thinkers to understand: What I am? Where did I come from? What am I doing here? … more

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