Category Archives: Holy Name
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
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
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
We have seen it practically. Even a child can take part in the chanting, or even a dog can take part in it.
What is Hare Krishna all about? Krishna consciousness is the original consciousness of every living being.
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
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
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
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