In Kaliyuga, How to follow Nishkam bhakti without asking help from Krishna?

Posted or Updated on March 4th, 2020In Kaliyuga, How to follow Nishkam bhakti without asking help from Krishna? A woman devotee asked like this:  (I have hidden name) Hare Krishna prabhuji. I try to go to iskcon temple daily with my family (Mumy, papa) . I’m a devotee of Shree Krishna. I know we should … Continue reading “In Kaliyuga, How to follow Nishkam bhakti without asking help from Krishna?”

What if a devotee finds avoiding offences difficult in kaliyuga?

Posted or Updated on November 25th, 2019What if a devotee finds avoiding offences difficult in kaliyuga? A girl devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: asked like this: Hare Krishna Prabhu , Dandvat Pranam ..i ‘d a question to ask…in this age of kali ??????AVOIDING OFFENSES is very difficult…. not to think anything if you have … Continue reading “What if a devotee finds avoiding offences difficult in kaliyuga?”

My involvement in devotion fluctuates with mood. How to be always stable?

Posted or Updated on November 11th, 2019My involvement in devotion fluctuates with mood. How to be always stable? A Girl devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Radheshyam Prabhuji. All glories to Radhe Krishna and acharyas . Prabhuji I have read that one has to give up attachment to be close to Krishna. At times when someone … Continue reading “My involvement in devotion fluctuates with mood. How to be always stable?”

If everyone follows detachment, How the Population will grow on earth?

Posted or Updated on October 29th, 2019If everyone follows detachment, How the Population will grow on earth? A devotee asked like this with a request to hide the name: Sir, I have a question. I am sorry if the question seems offensive. On the one hand you’ve said “The population will come to zero in … Continue reading “If everyone follows detachment, How the Population will grow on earth?”

How should a devotee face the ailments and deaths of Parents & relatives?

Posted or Updated on October 16th, 2019How should a devotee face the ailments and deaths of Parents & relatives? A devotee doctor asked like this: “respected anna ;    i m going through a very bad phase .my mom is ill from last 3 months . she has undergone 2 surgeries . but still not properly … Continue reading “How should a devotee face the ailments and deaths of Parents & relatives?”

Lord Shiva helps me faster than Krishna.  How to get help earlier from Krishna?

Posted or Updated on September 3rd, 2019Lord Shiva helps me faster than Krishna.  How to get help earlier from Krishna? A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: (1)Hare Krishna Prabhu Ji, I have one more ques… i love krishna, i know he is the supreme lord… but m getting more attached nd close to … Continue reading “Lord Shiva helps me faster than Krishna.  How to get help earlier from Krishna?”

What to do if the devotee husband or wife is attached to family members?

Posted or Updated on August 12th, 2019What to do if the devotee husband or wife is attached to family members? A woman devotee (name hidden) asked like this: “Pls hide name if you want post this.   Hare krishna prabu. I married to Krishna devotee (not initiated). Eventhough i am not deep Krishna devotee before marriage, but … Continue reading “What to do if the devotee husband or wife is attached to family members?”

Is it material attachment if devotees promote their faces in internet?

Posted or Updated on July 7th, 2019Is it material attachment if devotees promote their faces in internet? “A male devotee” asked like this: “Prabhuji I want to ask a questiion. Is it fine for us if we upload our own pican devotees show their ture  on facebook even after knowing the fact that this body … Continue reading “Is it material attachment if devotees promote their faces in internet?”

Is treating opposite gender as Sibling too an act of attachment?

Posted or Updated on July 1st, 2019Is treating opposite gender as Sibling too an act of attachment? A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: Hare krishna prabuji… As u say attachment with material thing and any person is obstacle of K.C. I have some friends they are girls and i’ve make 1/2 sisters sometimes … Continue reading “Is treating opposite gender as Sibling too an act of attachment?”

How to deal with the Material Attachment, Detachment & Devotee Association?

Posted or Updated on June 25th, 2019How to deal with the Material Attachment, Detachment & Devotee Association? “A male devotee (Name hidden)” asked like this: “hare krishna pr.. m question is what is material attachment? how its come why n when.. n how’ll get detach from it.. and what is association of devotee. why we … Continue reading “How to deal with the Material Attachment, Detachment & Devotee Association?”

I am unable to love Krishna,  after I started to love a boy.  What to do?

Posted or Updated on June 15th, 2019I am unable to love Krishna,  after I started to love a boy.  What to do? A Girl devotee who requested anonymity, asked like this: Hare Krishna..Please dont reveal my name.  I work in …………………. away from my house in another town.   By Krishna’s grace i have everything in … Continue reading “I am unable to love Krishna,  after I started to love a boy.  What to do?”

I lost interest in devotion and stopped going to temple because of failures. What to do?

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2019I lost interest in devotion and stopped going to temple because of failures. What to do? A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Hare krishna anna haribol. I am in much agony and much disturbed infact always in fear i dnt know why? Before few months my wife … Continue reading “I lost interest in devotion and stopped going to temple because of failures. What to do?”

How is it possible to live without expectations? How?

Posted or Updated on May 14th, 2019How is it possible to live without expectations? How? A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: Gauranga!! HariBol Prabhu. PAMHO, All glories to Srila Guru Maharaj. All glories to Srila Prabhupad. My name is …………………from ……… Pls don’t use my name Prabhu. Please. Prabhuji i have a doubt … Continue reading “How is it possible to live without expectations? How?”

PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES WHILE FIGHTING BETWEEN DEVOTION AND MATERIAL LIFE – A CASE STUDY!

Posted or Updated on May 6th, 2019PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES WHILE FIGHTING BETWEEN DEVOTION AND MATERIAL LIFE – A CASE STUDY! Today’s COUNSELLING analyzes the case of this male devotee who is interested in devotion, but, unable to follow because of his material performances also that causes psychological problems and treatments and he also starts to hate … Continue reading “PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES WHILE FIGHTING BETWEEN DEVOTION AND MATERIAL LIFE – A CASE STUDY!”

My sister gets angry for everything after following Krishna. What to do?

Posted or Updated on April 17th, 2019My sister gets angry for everything after following Krishna. What to do? A Girl devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Hare Krishna Prabhu ji.. I want to tell you that I have a sibling who is a follower of you and a great devotee of Lord Krishna. she loves … Continue reading “My sister gets angry for everything after following Krishna. What to do?”

Should a devotee try for big posts in the temples? Why don’t you try?

Posted or Updated on April 11th, 2019Should a devotee try for big posts in the temples? Why don’t you try? A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Prabhu. You have plenty of knowledge. Your writings make many devotees. Why iskcon don’t make use of your outstanding writing skills and give you a big post … Continue reading “Should a devotee try for big posts in the temples? Why don’t you try?”

How to identify my Guna (Mode) and become a Satva Guna Person? 

Posted or Updated on February 23rd, 2019How to identify my Guna (Mode) and become a Satva Guna Person?  A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “How to know if i am Sattvic, Rajasic or Tamasic? Determining my caste seems important for me to find the right job and for my material well being, also … Continue reading “How to identify my Guna (Mode) and become a Satva Guna Person? “

I am alone in my family after the death of family members. Why Krishna made me like this?

Posted or Updated on February 16th, 2019I am alone in my family after the death of family members.  Why Krishna made me like this? A devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Please do not reveal my identity.   I have been going through a lot of trauma since a lot of years. Please give your guidance.  … Continue reading “I am alone in my family after the death of family members. Why Krishna made me like this?”

Why I am facing failures and my marriage is also cancelled today, though I m a devotee of Krishna?

Posted or Updated on February 10th, 2019Why I am facing failures and my marriage is also cancelled today, though I m a devotee of Krishna? A girl devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: Hare krishna prabhu ji please u have to help me with ur words. Im a devotee of lord krishna.i try my max … Continue reading “Why I am facing failures and my marriage is also cancelled today, though I m a devotee of Krishna?”

Though My friend is following all Krishna Conscious rules, but, he has health problems.  Why this happens?

Posted or Updated on February 9th, 2019Though My friend is following all Krishna Conscious rules, but, he has health problems.  Why this happens? A male devotee (Name hidden by me) asked like this: “Hare krishna. Agtsp. Prabhuji . I have a friend named ………. He is a nice devotee. Chants 16rounds. Is pursuing ………………..course. And … Continue reading “Though My friend is following all Krishna Conscious rules, but, he has health problems.  Why this happens?”

Since this world is under Maya, how can we fully surrender to Krishna?

Posted or Updated on January 17th, 2019Since this world is under Maya, how can we fully surrender to Krishna? “A Girl devotee” asked like this: “I have a question dat dis whole world is nothing but illusion how can we detach ourself 4rm  dis means dis whole world  is maya which is very powerful, how … Continue reading “Since this world is under Maya, how can we fully surrender to Krishna?”

If Krishna is our intelligence, why should Senses, Mind and False Ego dominate us?

Posted or Updated on November 22nd, 2018Mind, Buddhi (Intelligence) and false Ego analyzed! If Krishna is our intelligence, why should Senses, Mind and False Ego dominate us? A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “hare krishna prabhuji…. dandavat pranam…. prabhuji i feel always confused in every thing… what to do???? example – i always … Continue reading “If Krishna is our intelligence, why should Senses, Mind and False Ego dominate us?”

Spiritual tips to deal if others show no gratitude though we help them?

Posted or Updated on November 17th, 2018Spiritual tips to deal if others show no gratitude though we help them? A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Hare Krishna Prabhu..my humble obeisance to u… thanq for all your counsellings…I changed alot n learned alot iam wiping out all my negatives day by day…u r saving … Continue reading “Spiritual tips to deal if others show no gratitude though we help them?”

Why satva guna is favorable to follow devotion to Krishna?

Posted or Updated on November 16th, 2018Why satva guna is favorable to follow devotion to Krishna? A woman devotee asked the above question. REPLY: Among three gunas, thamo and rajo gunas (Mode of ignorance and mode of passion) gives rebirth in this same planet or lower planets. Those who are dominated in Rajo Guna will … Continue reading “Why satva guna is favorable to follow devotion to Krishna?”

Is it right for a devotee distancing himself from friends and relatives?

Posted or Updated on October 25th, 2018Is it right for a devotee distancing himself from friends and relatives? A Girl devotee asked like this: “Hare Krishna Prabhu, I have been worshipping Krishna from childhood but am very new to the philosophy of Krishna consciousness. Now coming into KC, I have lost the desire for material … Continue reading “Is it right for a devotee distancing himself from friends and relatives?”

THREE GUNAS OR MODES:  Why Krishna says in Bhagavad Gita 14.19 that Only the gunas act, not the persons?

Posted or Updated on October 24th, 2018THREE GUNAS OR MODES:  Why Krishna says in Bhagavad Gita 14.19 that Only the gunas act, not the persons? Swetha Ganguly asked like this: Hare krishna prabhu. Prabhu I am not able to understand the below verse from bhagvad gita 14.19, where krishna says… “When a person does not … Continue reading “THREE GUNAS OR MODES:  Why Krishna says in Bhagavad Gita 14.19 that Only the gunas act, not the persons?”

I, AN INITIATED GIRL DEVOTEE FEAR FOR MARRIAGE. WHAT TO DO?

Posted or Updated on October 12th, 2018I, AN INITIATED GIRL DEVOTEE FEAR FOR MARRIAGE. WHAT TO DO? ……………………Dasi asked like this with the fear for marriage: Hare Krishna prabhuji Dandavt pranams How are you doing? Its been quite a long now since I have talked to you I have discussed my problems with you earlier. … Continue reading “I, AN INITIATED GIRL DEVOTEE FEAR FOR MARRIAGE. WHAT TO DO?”

Is it true that one’s nature can’t be changed in the same life?

Posted or Updated on October 2nd, 2018Is it true that one’s nature can’t be changed in the same life? A girl devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Hare krishna prabhu. Prabhu is it true that a person’s nature cannot change in the same life? What does Lord Krishna say about this Prabhu? Radhe Radhe. I am … Continue reading “Is it true that one’s nature can’t be changed in the same life?”

I stopped trusting Krishna because of problems. How to regain my faith in Krishna?

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2019I stopped trusting Krishna because of problems. How to regain my faith in Krishna? A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: Hello Sir, Thank you for maintaining this excellent forum. I am getting to know a lot about Krishna Consciousness. I am 40+ years old and I used … Continue reading “I stopped trusting Krishna because of problems. How to regain my faith in Krishna?”

Being a depression patient, how to detach from family to be a devotee of Krishna?

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2018Being a depression patient, how to detach from family to be a devotee of Krishna? A girl devotee asked like this: Prabhuji . i face many health problems. i am a fatty girl my height 5 ft n weight 72 kg..i am also a depression patient taking medicine. i … Continue reading “Being a depression patient, how to detach from family to be a devotee of Krishna?”

Should one fulfill the past vows taken to the demigods after becoming a Krishna devotee?

Posted or Updated on July 27th, 2018Should one fulfill the past vows taken to the demigods after becoming a Krishna devotee? A Doctor devotee asked like this: Hare Krishna Prabhu ji. Dandavat pranam. I’m a neophyte doctor (recently done with medical). Like every other student I used to get scared of exams and took shelter … Continue reading “Should one fulfill the past vows taken to the demigods after becoming a Krishna devotee?”

What to do if I am unable to follow both renouncement and balancing devotion?

Posted or Updated on September 25th, 2018What to do if I am unable to follow both renouncement and balancing devotion? A girl devotee asked like this: “When I was materially much attached and was desperately seeking material happiness. That time my elder brother gifted me the whole book set of Srimad Bhagvatam by Srila Prabupada … Continue reading “What to do if I am unable to follow both renouncement and balancing devotion?”

WHY KRISHNA DOES NOT STOP THE DEATH OF DEAR ONES OF THE DEVOTEES? – PART-2

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2018WHY KRISHNA DOES NOT STOP THE DEATH OF DEAR ONES OF THE DEVOTEES? – PART-2 In the previous post, you read the counselling for two such questions. Today, read two more similar counsellings. Similar questions, different answers: (1) On the death of a friend: “hare krishna prabuji. pls help..my … Continue reading “WHY KRISHNA DOES NOT STOP THE DEATH OF DEAR ONES OF THE DEVOTEES? – PART-2”

WHY KRISHNA DOES NOT STOP THE DEATH OF DEAR ONES OF THE DEVOTEES? – PART-1

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2018WHY KRISHNA DOES NOT STOP THE DEATH OF DEAR ONES OF THE DEVOTEES? – PART-1 Today, I am replying two questions from two devotees on the death of their dear ones: (1) ON THE DEATH OF A CHILDHOOD FRIEND IN HIS AGE 18: A woman devotee who requested anonymity … Continue reading “WHY KRISHNA DOES NOT STOP THE DEATH OF DEAR ONES OF THE DEVOTEES? – PART-1”

Can a person have the same wife/ husband in the next birth also?

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2018Can a person have the same wife/ husband in the next birth also? A woman devotee asked like this interesting question: “Would a couple be a couple for all the births? Please clear it.” REPLY: Not compulsorily!   Such dialogues are in movies only.  There are only some very small … Continue reading “Can a person have the same wife/ husband in the next birth also?”

Why should we love our family members since Krishna advices to give up attachments?

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2018Why should we love our family members since Krishna advices to give up attachments? Actual Question from a male devotee: “Everyone says that we have some responsibilities towards our family, relatives, our teacher etc. But in the 2nd chapter of Shrimad Bhagwat Gita, it is said that the affection … Continue reading “Why should we love our family members since Krishna advices to give up attachments?”

I am oscillating between Krishna Consciousness and unavoidable problems that makes me guilty. Help me.

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2019I am oscillating between Krishna Consciousness and unavoidable problems that makes me guilty. Help me. Condensed Question from a girl devotee (Name hidden): “Hare Krishna Prabhuji. I am very happy to read your posts. I am trying my best to follow them, but, I can’t follow because of my … Continue reading “I am oscillating between Krishna Consciousness and unavoidable problems that makes me guilty. Help me.”

Why should I worship Krishna since He does not appear in person and does not do anything to me?

Posted or Updated on April 6th, 2018Why should I worship Krishna since He does not appear in person and does not do anything to me? Actual Question from a girl devotee: “I sometimes feel krishna never listens and he just wants us to do his worship and chant his name he is so selfish It … Continue reading “Why should I worship Krishna since He does not appear in person and does not do anything to me?”

How to remain peaceful in life in this material world?

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2018How to remain peaceful in life in this material world? There can not be a single set of Life Tips about how to lead a peaceful life in this material world because this world has different types of people from different religions, cultures, financial backgrounds, etc.  The people have different preferences … Continue reading “How to remain peaceful in life in this material world?”

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOVE, MERCY AND ATTACHMENT?

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2018WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOVE, MERCY AND ATTACHMENT? A devotee asked like this: Hare Krishna.    I have mentioned some problem related to health.  I’m very fine now.  I don’t have any problem of sleep paralysis as of now.  I learned not to panic in any situation. And have … Continue reading “WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOVE, MERCY AND ATTACHMENT?”

How to escape from Karma and Get Krishna’s Love through Prayers?

Posted or Updated on December 19th, 2017How to escape from Karma and Get Krishna’s Love through Prayers? (With my experiment with the death) “Radha Krishna” asked like this: Hk prabhu,can u advice what one should pray, our old age people tells,we should keep praying by asking forgiveness to lord n thank u for all the … Continue reading “How to escape from Karma and Get Krishna’s Love through Prayers?”

Being a mentally retarded person, I chant 16 rounds daily, but, still I don’t act intelligently. Why?

Posted or Updated on December 13th, 2017Being a mentally retarded person, I chant 16 rounds daily, but, still I don’t act intelligently. Why? Actual Question from a blessed devotee: hare krsna prabhu Iam a mentally retarded person.but Iam trying to chant hare krsna 16 rounds but why I can’t act intelligently than normal what karma … Continue reading “Being a mentally retarded person, I chant 16 rounds daily, but, still I don’t act intelligently. Why?”

Demigods help faster than Krishna and my friends got promoted while I am not yet. Why?

Posted or Updated on December 11th, 2017Demigods help faster than Krishna and my friends got promoted while I am not yet. Why? Actual question from a woman devotee: Hare Krishna Prabhuji!  I am very upset, inspite of my all qualification, hard work sincerely working I am not promoted, undeserved people got promotion.. All my friends … Continue reading “Demigods help faster than Krishna and my friends got promoted while I am not yet. Why?”