How should the devotees react when someone blasphemes Krishna?

Posted or Updated on September 28th, 2020How should the devotees react when someone blasphemes Krishna? Sri Rupa Gosvami and Srila Prabhupada give the following guidelines: One should not tolerate blasphemy of the Lord or His devotees. In this connection, in the Tenth Canto, Seventy-fourth Chapter, verse 40, of Srimad-Bhagavatam, Sukadeva Gosvami tells Pariksit Maharaja, “My dear … Continue reading “How should the devotees react when someone blasphemes Krishna?”

Offenses to Be Avoided by devotees – PART-2 (From Varaha Purana)

Posted or Updated on September 28th, 2020Offenses to Be Avoided by devotees – PART-2 (From Varaha Purana) (By Sri Rupa Gosvami as said by Srila Prabhupada) Another list of thirty-two offenses given by the vedic scriptures have been listed in THIS PREVIOUS POST. Please read that also for better understanding. Besides these, there are a … Continue reading “Offenses to Be Avoided by devotees – PART-2 (From Varaha Purana)”

Offenses to Be Avoided by devotees – PART-1 (From vedic literature!)

Posted or Updated on September 24th, 2020Offenses to Be Avoided by devotees – PART-1 (From vedic literature!) (As Per the Supplementary Vedic Literature) In the supplementary Vedic literature, there is the following list of thirty two offenses to Be Avoided by devotees in the matter of serving the Lord: (1) One should not enter the temple … Continue reading “Offenses to Be Avoided by devotees – PART-1 (From vedic literature!)”

64 REGULATIVE PRINCIPLES FOR VAISHNAVAS FROM HARI BHAKTA VILASA!

Posted or Updated on September 18th, 202064 REGULATIVE PRINCIPLES FOR VAISHNAVAS FROM HARI BHAKTA VILASA! Srila Rupa Gosvami states that his elder brother (Sanatana Gosvami) has given 64 Regulative Principles for vaishnavas in Hari Bhakta Vilasa. He mentions the basic principles as follows: (How Can a disciple reduce his guru’s Karma? Wonderful Tips! READ HERE!) … Continue reading “64 REGULATIVE PRINCIPLES FOR VAISHNAVAS FROM HARI BHAKTA VILASA!”

Does Athma have gender as males and females act differently?

Posted or Updated on September 16th, 2020Does Athma have gender as males and females act differently? A Girl devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Hare Krsna anna…  Pamho..AGTSP…    Have one doubt anna…Is there types of soul? (I mean female soul and male soul)…if it is no..then why these female and male? Yes its for maintaining … Continue reading “Does Athma have gender as males and females act differently?”

What is the Prayascitta for fallen devotees who fall down from devotion?

Posted or Updated on September 7th, 2020What is the Prayascitta for fallen devotees who fall down from devotion? Simple. No Prayascitta for fallen devotees. He has to restart devotional service. That’s all. Simple. Prepare, Analyze & Match horoscopes; Release Matrimonial & Other ads; Donate to this site; Get Private Counselling; Get upto 80% Amazon Discount … Continue reading “What is the Prayascitta for fallen devotees who fall down from devotion?”

Is it true that Vaishnavas are equal to Brahmanas? Why?

Posted or Updated on September 3rd, 2020Is it true that Vaishnavas are equal to Brahmanas? Why? Brahmana is the Status as per Varnashrama system of classification. Whereas, ‘Vaishnava’ is the Status of being the servant of Vishnu. In Gaudiya Vaishnava Sampradhaya, anyone of any social status are allowed to attain the brahmana status by practice. … Continue reading “Is it true that Vaishnavas are equal to Brahmanas? Why?”

Tips to read Srila Prabhupada’s Books to Learn Krishna Consciousness!

Posted or Updated on July 3rd, 2020Tips to read Srila Prabhupada’s Books to Learn Krishna Consciousness! A girl devotee asked like this: “Hare Krishna Prabhu, I am ………………from ……………. I am just 18 but I wish to know more about Krishna Consciousness. What should I do in order to gain more knowledge on Krishna Consciousness? … Continue reading “Tips to read Srila Prabhupada’s Books to Learn Krishna Consciousness!”

Role of Gopi Bhava, Sakhi Bhava & Manjari Bhava in Radha-Krishna lilas!

Posted or Updated on May 17th, 2020Role of Gopi Bhava, Sakhi Bhava & Manjari Bhava in Radha-Krishna lilas! Pallavi Sharma asked like this: “Prabhuji today I have come with one doubt. Prabhuji I want to know what is the difference between Gopi bhav, Sakhi bhav and Manjari bhav? What are their respective dealings with Shrimati … Continue reading “Role of Gopi Bhava, Sakhi Bhava & Manjari Bhava in Radha-Krishna lilas!”

Who are Pancha Tatvas? Whom they represent?

Posted or Updated on March 20th, 2020In This Post, Let us see who are Pancha Tatvas and whom they represent. Sri Pancha-tattva Pranama has a prayer like this: panca-tattvatmakam krsnam bhakta-rupa-svarupakam bhaktavataram bhaktakhyam namami bhakta-saktikam “I offer my obeisances unto the Supreme Lord, Krsna, who is nondifferent from His features as a devotee, devotional incarnation, … Continue reading “Who are Pancha Tatvas? Whom they represent?”

FOLLOWING MULTIPLE CONCEPTS IN DEVOTION – DEMERITS!

Posted or Updated on March 9th, 2020FOLLOWING MULTIPLE CONCEPTS IN DEVOTION – DEMERITS! A devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “I am a BBA student. Today, I read  your post that said that we should have only one initiating guru.  I am an ISKCON devotee.   Many other college friends are the devotees of another spiritual … Continue reading “FOLLOWING MULTIPLE CONCEPTS IN DEVOTION – DEMERITS!”

NINE STAGES OF BHAKTI YOGA (ADVANCEMENT IN DEVOTION) EXPLAINED!

Posted or Updated on March 5th, 2020NINE STAGES OF BHAKTI YOGA (ADVANCEMENT IN DEVOTION) EXPLAINED! In the beginning, no one can be elevated to the highest stage of devotional service. DEVOTEE means one who is trying to be a devotee through reformation by practicing devotional recommendations (Vaidhi Bhakti).  During the Vaidhi Bhakti process, chance of … Continue reading “NINE STAGES OF BHAKTI YOGA (ADVANCEMENT IN DEVOTION) EXPLAINED!”

RECEIVING KNOWLEDGE ABOUT KRISHNA – RIGHT & WRONG WAYS!

Posted or Updated on February 28th, 2020RECEIVING KNOWLEDGE ABOUT KRISHNA – RIGHT & WRONG WAYS! This is a very important knowledge for those who like to enhance their level of Devotional Status.  Must be read and memorIzed by everyone who likes to become a perfect devotee.  Please read and follow! Learning about Krishna as we … Continue reading “RECEIVING KNOWLEDGE ABOUT KRISHNA – RIGHT & WRONG WAYS!”

FOUR QUALITIES ESSENTIAL FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH

Posted or Updated on November 30th, 2019FOUR QUALITIES ESSENTIAL FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH Srimad Bhagavatham (1-17-24) lists the following FOUR QUALITIES ESSENTIAL FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH to be followed by every devotee if he likes to grow in devotion to Krishna: Mercy Cleanliness Self-discipline Prepare, Analyze & Match horoscopes; Release Matrimonial & Other ads; Donate to this … Continue reading “FOUR QUALITIES ESSENTIAL FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH”

FIVE PRIMARY DUTIES OF A DEVOTEE RECOMMENDED BY SRI CAITANYA MAHA PRABHU!

Posted or Updated on November 28th, 2019FIVE PRIMARY DUTIES OF A DEVOTEE RECOMMENDED BY SRI CAITANYA MAHA PRABHU! Most of us are thinking that devotional process is very complicated. It is not so. In fact, compared to karma Yoga, Gnana Yoga and Dhyana Yoga, following Bhakti Yoga is easy and possible for all people, including … Continue reading “FIVE PRIMARY DUTIES OF A DEVOTEE RECOMMENDED BY SRI CAITANYA MAHA PRABHU!”

CREATIONS BY KRISHNA – 5 :  FOURTEEN MATERIAL WORLDS – FULL DETAILS!

Posted or Updated on September 21st, 2019CREATIONS BY KRISHNA – 5 :  FOURTEEN MATERIAL WORLDS – FULL DETAILS! READ THE FIRST 4 PARTS OF THIS POST BEFORE READING THIS POST HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE. FOURTEEN MATERIAL WORLDS IN EVERY UNIVERSE THREE DIVISIONS OF EVERY UNIVERSE ARE:  “Hari-vamsha” States: (1) URDHVA LOKA (HIGHER LOKAS) … Continue reading “CREATIONS BY KRISHNA – 5 :  FOURTEEN MATERIAL WORLDS – FULL DETAILS!”

CREATIONS BY KRISHNA – 4 : MATERIAL WORLDS – CREATION & ANNIHILATION

Posted or Updated on September 17th, 2019CREATIONS BY KRISHNA – 2 : MATERIAL WORLDS – CREATION & ANNIHILATION READ THE FIRST THREE PARTS OF THIS POST BEFORE READING THIS POST HERE and HERE and HERE. (A) MATERIAL CREATIONS AND START OF ACTIVITIES (i) MAYA & PRADHANA Material nature acts in two capacities as maya and pradhana. … Continue reading “CREATIONS BY KRISHNA – 4 : MATERIAL WORLDS – CREATION & ANNIHILATION”

CREATIONS BY KRISHNA – 3 : BRAHMAM & INTERMEDIATE WORLDS!

Posted or Updated on September 17th, 2019CREATIONS BY KRISHNA – 3 : BRAHMAM & INTERMEDIATE WORLDS! READ THE FIRST TWO PARTS OF THIS POST BEFORE READING THIS POSTHEREandHERE.  BRAHMAM (or) BRAHMA JOTHI (or) BRAHMAN (Not BRAHMA DEVA) The Vaikuntha planets (spiritual world)  are floating in the Brahman effulgence or simply Brahmam. Merging into this Brahman … Continue reading “CREATIONS BY KRISHNA – 3 : BRAHMAM & INTERMEDIATE WORLDS!”

CREATIONS BY KRISHNA – 2 : SPIRITUAL (VAIKUNTA) PLANETS

Posted or Updated on September 17th, 2019CREATIONS BY KRISHNA – 2 : SPIRITUAL (VAIKUNTA) PLANETS READ THE FIRST PART OF THIS POST BEFORE READING THIS POST HERE. DESCRIPTION OF SPIRITUAL PLANETS Spiritual Planets means Vaikunta Planets where Krishna and His expansions are ruling. VAIKUNTA means NO ANXIETIES. Why there are no anxieties in Vaikunta planets? … Continue reading “CREATIONS BY KRISHNA – 2 : SPIRITUAL (VAIKUNTA) PLANETS”

If the man came from animal, why he suffers since animals have no karma?

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2019If the man came from animal, why he suffers since animals have no karma? A Girl Devotee asked like this: Hare krishna prabhuji.. I have a question, our birth before this life is not in human form, according to the shastra’s. We took 84,000,00 birth to be in human … Continue reading “If the man came from animal, why he suffers since animals have no karma?”

Which is the best offering to Krishna that one can give? Why?

Posted or Updated on July 23rd, 2019Which is the best offering to Krishna that one can give? Why? The People in this world have different financial backgrounds and they offer many types of offerings to Krishna. Many offer the richest possible materials and show their capacity to all. Many offer whichever possible for them according … Continue reading “Which is the best offering to Krishna that one can give? Why?”

My father being a sunyavadi discourages me from Krishna Consciousness. What to do?

Posted or Updated on September 9th, 2019My father being a sunyavadi discourages me from Krishna Consciousness. What to do? A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “HARE KRISHNA . Many parents think that devotional stuff makes one completely disinterested in life and my son will become a sanyasi leaving everything is a very common … Continue reading “My father being a sunyavadi discourages me from Krishna Consciousness. What to do?”

FOUR KINDS OF NEOPHYTE DEVOTEES WHO WORSHIP KRISHNA!

Posted or Updated on August 15th, 2020FOUR KINDS OF NEOPHYTE DEVOTEES WHO WORSHIP KRISHNA! Who said praying for material things from Krishna is wrong? I have been telling it is unnecessary to demand anything from Krishna because He Himself knows your situation. For a devotee who has surrendered to Krishna, that devotee will have to … Continue reading “FOUR KINDS OF NEOPHYTE DEVOTEES WHO WORSHIP KRISHNA!”

Why Purity is important in devotion while Krishna Himself gave genitals to all?

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2019Why Purity is important in devotion while Krishna Himself gave genitals to all? “A male devotee (Name hidden)” asked like this: “haribol prabhu.  thank you for enlightening us with different types of knowledge.  one question is irritating me since i became matured and came to krishna cons.  why krishna … Continue reading “Why Purity is important in devotion while Krishna Himself gave genitals to all?”

How all creations originated from the transcendental body of Lord Krishna?

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2019How all creations originated from the transcendental body of Lord Krishna? HOW EVERYTHING COMES FROM LORD? SRIMAD BHAGAVATHAM Canto 2, Chapter-6 describes the source of all the creations from the body of Lord: Let me give all the slokas from ch-6, verses 1-28 that explains how all creations originated … Continue reading “How all creations originated from the transcendental body of Lord Krishna?”

Why God is listed last as “Matha Pitha Guru Deivam (God)”, not “Deivam(God), Guru, Matha Pitha ?”

Posted or Updated on December 11th, 2018Why God is listed last as “Matha Pitha Guru Deivam (God)”,  not  “Deivam(God), Guru, Matha Pitha ?” “A girl devotee” asked like this: Hare Krsna, I would like to ask you a question prabhu.  I grew up with the phrase “Matha Pitha Guru Deivam( God)”.    So does our obligation … Continue reading “Why God is listed last as “Matha Pitha Guru Deivam (God)”, not “Deivam(God), Guru, Matha Pitha ?””

SIX FAVOURABLE AND UNFAVOURABLE PRINCIPLES FOR DEVOTIONAL SERVICE

Posted or Updated on November 26th, 2018SIX FAVOURABLE AND UNFAVOURABLE PRINCIPLES FOR DEVOTIONAL SERVICE (As said by Srila Rupa Goswami in Nectar Of Instruction) (A) SIX FAVOURABLE PRINCIPLES FOR DEVOTIONAL SERVICE A devotee who desires to advance in his devotion to Krishna should follow the following six principles: (1) BEING ENTHUSIASTIC: The devotee eagerly engages … Continue reading “SIX FAVOURABLE AND UNFAVOURABLE PRINCIPLES FOR DEVOTIONAL SERVICE”

FREE WILL GIVEN TO US BY KRISHNA: Its meaning and its use when we are unable to act free!

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2019FREE WILL GIVEN TO US BY KRISHNA: Its meaning and its use when we are unable to act free! A Girl Devotee asked like this: “I want to know more about free will , I mean sometimes when I struck in problems due to conditional life and find no … Continue reading “FREE WILL GIVEN TO US BY KRISHNA: Its meaning and its use when we are unable to act free!”

64 TRANSCENDENTAL QUALITIES OF LORD KRISHNA EXPLAINED!

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 201964 TRANSCENDENTAL QUALITIES OF LORD KRISHNA EXPLAINED! (By Sri Rupa Gosvami) (A) FIFTY QUALITIES EXISTING IN KRISHNA IN FULL (100%) AND IN THE DEVOTEES IN MINUTE QUANTITIES (1) Beautiful features of the entire body:   Beautiful bodily features which automatically attract the eyes, called rucira; (2) Marked with all auspicious … Continue reading “64 TRANSCENDENTAL QUALITIES OF LORD KRISHNA EXPLAINED!”

What are MANAS (Mind), BUDDHI (Intelligence) and AHANKAR (False Ego)? An Interesting Explanation!

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2019What are MANAS (Mind), BUDDHI (Intelligence) and AHANKAR (False Ego)? An Interesting Explanation! A woman devotee (name hidden) asked like this: “Hare krishna prabhu. ..hope Ur doing good. .well I understood tht ur busy bt when doubts bothers I couldn’t find anyone who could clarity n give explaination accurately … Continue reading “What are MANAS (Mind), BUDDHI (Intelligence) and AHANKAR (False Ego)? An Interesting Explanation!”

NINE REASONS FOR THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE NUMBER 108 IN SPIRITUALITY!

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2018 NINE REASONS FOR THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE NUMBER 108 IN SPIRITUALITY! Number 108 has a great significance in the spiritual and devotional practices. One round of 108 is considered as a cycle. Also Read : NINE PROCESS OF DEVOTIONAL SERVICE   That is why, even while chanting, we have 108 … Continue reading “NINE REASONS FOR THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE NUMBER 108 IN SPIRITUALITY!”

FIVE PRIMARY RASAS (RELATIONSHIPS) AND SEVEN SECONDARY RASAS ONE CAN HAVE WITH KRISHNA!

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2018FIVE PRIMARY RASAS (RELATIONSHIPS) AND SEVEN SECONDARY RASAS ONE CAN HAVE WITH KRISHNA! Actual Question from Satya Prasad: “hare krishna prabhu i reading prabhupada books regularly i have some doubt some quotes 1 prabhupada mentioned santa rasa is impersonal in some quotes prabhupada mentions it is one of the … Continue reading “FIVE PRIMARY RASAS (RELATIONSHIPS) AND SEVEN SECONDARY RASAS ONE CAN HAVE WITH KRISHNA!”

HOW 24 MATERIAL ELEMENTS CONSTITUTE THE MATERIAL NATURE AND BODIES? A WELL SIMPLIFIED EXPLANATION!

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2019HOW 24 MATERIAL ELEMENTS CONSTITUTE THE MATERIAL NATURE AND BODIES? A WELL SIMPLIFIED EXPLANATION! B S Mahesh Kumar asked like this: “Hare krishna dandavat pranam.  Prabhu Ji, can you explain me the texts of bhagavad Gita chapter 13 canto 35 in which 3rd or last paragraph?  I’m not understanding … Continue reading “HOW 24 MATERIAL ELEMENTS CONSTITUTE THE MATERIAL NATURE AND BODIES? A WELL SIMPLIFIED EXPLANATION!”

HOW KRISHNA CREATED ALL THE CREATIONS AND LIVING BEINGS?

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2019HOW KRISHNA CREATED ALL THE CREATIONS AND LIVING BEINGS? TWO QUESTIONS FROM THE DEVOTEES: (1) Hari Om. I have one question. How this world created regarding Hindu religion? I need some clear answer for that. Thank you. (2) Prepare, Analyze & Match horoscopes; Release Matrimonial & Other ads; Donate … Continue reading “HOW KRISHNA CREATED ALL THE CREATIONS AND LIVING BEINGS?”

THREE CLASSES OF DEVOTEES EXPLAINED BY SRILA RUPA GOSVAMI

Posted or Updated on August 15th, 2020THREE CLASSES OF DEVOTEES EXPLAINED BY SRILA RUPA GOSVAMI It is confirmed by Lord Caitanya that only the fortunate persons, by the mercy of both a bona fide spiritual master and Krsna, will get the seed of devotional service. In this connection, Lord Krsna says in Srimad-Bhagavatam, Eleventh Canto, … Continue reading “THREE CLASSES OF DEVOTEES EXPLAINED BY SRILA RUPA GOSVAMI”

NINE PROCESS OF DEVOTIONAL SERVICE (BHAKTI YOGA)

Posted or Updated on April 9th, 2020A devotee’s devotional development and attainment of perfection has to go through the NINE PROCESS OF DEVOTIONAL SERVICE (BHAKTI YOGA). Attaining the Purity in devotion requires consistent Practices and it can not be compared to the devotion with some expectation as followed by many now a days. Intense and … Continue reading “NINE PROCESS OF DEVOTIONAL SERVICE (BHAKTI YOGA)”

FOUR SAMPRADHAYAS – ESSENTIAL DETAILS!

Posted or Updated on January 16th, 2020FOUR SAMPRADHAYAS – ESSENTIAL DETAILS! (1) BRAHMA SAMPRADAYA Also called:    Madhva Sampradaya Prominent Acharyas:  Sri Madhvacarya,  Sri Caitanya Maha Prabhu Their concepts or commentaries on Vedanta is called:   Purnaprajna-bhasya NAME OF TATVA:  Prepare, Analyze & Match horoscopes; Release Matrimonial & Other ads; Donate to this site; Get Private Counselling; … Continue reading “FOUR SAMPRADHAYAS – ESSENTIAL DETAILS!”