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Why do you WANT to Chant Hare Krishna? (Japa Tips 3)

Chanting Hare Krishna attentively is extremely easy, but wanting to chant Hare Krishna attentively is in fact very difficult.

As my tired heart protests the impending hour-and-something I will be sitting down with japa beads, I ask myself, “Why do you want to chant Hare Krishna?” 973 palabras más

Playing Outside

“As the shadow grows when the sun is far away and then comes right below the feet when the sun is directly above the head, so the illusion of maya increases the more one is further away from Rama and decreases when He is inside the mind.” (Dohavali, 69) 871 palabras más

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My First Sunday Feast

Now that I had gone to the Hare Krishna temple and survived, I felt brave enough to try one of their “Sunday Love Feasts.” The temple was a lot less imposing on Sunday afternoon with dozens of people around, a lot of them “normal looking.” 662 palabras más

Erasing the Gray Areas: Who are the Hare Krishna's and What Do They Believe

The origin of the Hare Krishnas (International Society for Krishna Consciousness or ISKCON) dates back to the fifteenth century (1486), when Chaitanya Mahaprabhu first taught that Krishna was the supreme Lord above every other god. 1.154 palabras más

Spirituality; Scripture; Truth

After Reading For Thousands Of Years

“When the parampara system was lost, Arjuna was again selected to rejuvenate it. The acceptance of Arjuna of all that Krishna says should be emulated; then we can understand the essence of Bhagavad-gita, and then only can we understand that Krishna is the Supreme Personality of Godhead.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Bhagavad-gita, 10.14 Purport) 1.023 palabras más

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Calculating Happiness

“As long as one has the material body, the demands of the body for sense gratification will continue. The devotee, however, is not disturbed by such desires because of his fullness. 1.097 palabras más

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