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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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The Maha Mantra – Hansadutta presents the science of Krishna Consciousness

University of California at Berkeley, Professor Sherri Roush’s class on Epistemology Sep 24, 2010 (Part 1 of 9) It’s our tradition, or it’s an essential part of the program to chant the maha-mantra. … The whole idea is to chant … more

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What are you praying for?

What Are You Praying For? Chant Hare Krsna and Connect! HANSADUTTA: When you say “prayers”, what are you praying for? Everyone is actually praying at all times. When you go to the bank and ask for a loan, it’s a … more

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Hare Krishna Maha Mantra

We have seen it practically. Even a child can take part in the chanting, or even a dog can take part in it.

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Krishna Consciousness in a Nutshell

What is Hare Krishna all about? Krishna consciousness is the original consciousness of every living being.

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Potency of Sound

Value a Sound! A faithless person scoffs at the idea of chanting the Holy Name. Such persons say, “Any sound repeated long enough will produce a hypnotic effect.” But we contend that each sound, just as any other element in … more

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Renunciation

There is no use of going to the forest for one who has failed to control his mind, because he only takes his uncontrolled mind with him. The best course of action is to remain situated in that environment where … more

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Connecting with Krishna

Everyone is full of fear, and that fear can only be mitigated by coming nearer to Krishna, which can easily be done simply by vibrating the Holy Name, just as coming nearer to fire automatically counteracts being cold. Chanting the … more

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Kirtan purifies the heart and mind

People need to be exposed to kirtan. Kirtan purifies and pacifies the mind and heart so they can begin to comprehend Krishna consciousness. Without that, their minds are so polluted and scattered they cannot understand. Even whatever you say may … more

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From the heart

There are two kinds of chanting of the Holy Name. One is mechanical, or forced by practice—sadhana—and the other is spontaneous welling up out of the heart automatically—just like two kinds of wells. One you have to force the water … more

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