Category Archives: KRSNA Consciousness

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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What is the standard of morality?

If we stick to the particular type of ritualism—because I confess a particular type of faith, and my faith describes this sort of ritualism, I must follow—then you stick to that, you cannot make any progress. And if you go … more

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Mechanistic and Non-Mechanistic Science by Richard L. Thompson—A Review

previously published in 2004 What becomes apparent from these analyses is the shoddiness, the illogic, and the invalidity of so much modern scientific ‘doctrine.’

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Spiritual Master and the Disciple

“Just try to learn the truth by approaching a spiritual master. Inquire from him submissively and render service unto him. The self-realized soul can impart knowledge unto you because he has seen the truth.” (Bhagavad-gita 4.34)

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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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What will you do for Krishna?

“Give me my daily bread” If you cannot take care of what you have now, you cannot receive more. Your Father would give you so much if he knew you would take care of it. Everyone, whatever you have, take … more

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Science confirms Vedic info

Vedic Literatures: Fact or Mythology?” You think of everything in terms of your own experience. Go to story

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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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What is a Soul?

His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami PrabhupadaFounder-Acharya of the world-wide Hare Krishna Movement, Brahma Sampradaya Acharya In 1972, a distinguished panel met in Windsor, Ontario, and discussed “problems associated with attempts to define the exact moment of death.” Panel members … more

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Kill and Be Killed

Excerpts from Sri Chaitanya-charitamrita, Madhya-lila, Chapter 24, Texts 249-251 & purports According to Judeo-Christian scriptures, it is clearly said, “Thou shalt not kill.” Nonetheless, giving all kinds of excuses, even the heads of religions indulge in killing animals while trying … more

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