Is becoming Lord Vishnu or Siva or Brahma possible for humans? Why?

Posted or Updated on April 29th, 2021Is becoming Lord Vishnu or Siva or Brahma possible for humans? Why? Lord Shiva has a unique and significant position. In fact Lord Shiva is the most powerful, second only to Lord Vishnu. Shiva is an expansion of Krishna. Krishna has 64 qualities. Lord Brahma posses 78% of these … Continue reading “Is becoming Lord Vishnu or Siva or Brahma possible for humans? Why?”

Why Vyasadeva wrote many gods as Supreme diluting his trustworthiness?

Posted or Updated on January 27th, 2021Why Vyasadeva wrote many gods as Supreme diluting his trustworthiness? A devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “There are 18 Puranas they are divided into 3 types u know that Sathvik Puran, Rajsika Puran and Thamasa Puran. Sri Math Bhagvatham ,Vishnu Puranam and Sri Math Bhagavatham which are Sathvik … Continue reading “Why Vyasadeva wrote many gods as Supreme diluting his trustworthiness?”

Is Mayadevi closer to us than Krishna as she is our immediate controller?

Posted or Updated on March 26th, 2020Is Mayadevi closer to us than Krishna as she is our immediate controller? A devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Hare Krishna prabhuji..prabhuji i have question regarding apara shakti of sri krishna..that is mahamaya no? I want to ask that in material world if mahamaya control us, so as … Continue reading “Is Mayadevi closer to us than Krishna as she is our immediate controller?”

Two Views on Krishna’s devotee worshiping Other Gods? Which to follow?

Posted or Updated on January 26th, 2020Two Views on Krishna’s devotee worshiping Other Gods? Which to follow? We need not worship any other gods if we worship Krishna. Krishna’s devotee worshiping Other Gods is not necessary. Krishna says in Bhagavad Gita that though you offer something to demigods goes to Krishna only.  Similarly everything Other … Continue reading “Two Views on Krishna’s devotee worshiping Other Gods? Which to follow?”

SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT LORD SIVA IN SRIMAD BHAGAVATHAM!

Posted or Updated on January 12th, 2020SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT LORD SIVA IN SRIMAD BHAGAVATHAM! In Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna says:  “Among Rudras, I am Lord Siva!” Srika Prabhupada has written many points about Siva in srimad Bhagavatham. Let us see some important points: SRIMAD BHAGAVATHAM (4-2-1):  SIVA’s QUALITIES: (1) Lord Siva is described as … Continue reading “SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT LORD SIVA IN SRIMAD BHAGAVATHAM!”

Hanuman (Maruti) or Rama – Whom to worship for Protection? 

Posted or Updated on December 3rd, 2019Hanuman (Maruti) or Rama – Whom to worship for Protection? A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Jaj shri krishna!!  Prabhu ji…..Lord hanuman is devotee of Lord Ram who is Krishna himself.  In our North India mostly ppl worship Lord Hanuman for protection.  Is it allowed to worship … Continue reading “Hanuman (Maruti) or Rama – Whom to worship for Protection? “

3 TYPES OF SIVA – IN VAIKUNTA, INTERMEDIATE & MATERIAL WORLDS!

Posted or Updated on January 6th, 20203 TYPES OF SIVA – IN VAIKUNTA, INTERMEDIATE & MATERIAL WORLDS! A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Dear prabhuji, your explanation about doubts, questions and certain subjects are very explicit and clear , very helpful, my question today is about lord shivaprabhu. Prabhu so the planet shiva … Continue reading “3 TYPES OF SIVA – IN VAIKUNTA, INTERMEDIATE & MATERIAL WORLDS!”

Science behind the dissolution of Lord Ganapathi Clay statues in sea or river!

Posted or Updated on September 3rd, 2019Science behind the dissolution of Lord Ganapathi Clay statues in sea or river! We have seen so many Ganapathi/ Ganesh/ Vinayaga statues made up of clay are dissolved in sea or river after 11 days of Ganapathi Puja! There is science and good purpose behind every ritual in Indian … Continue reading “Science behind the dissolution of Lord Ganapathi Clay statues in sea or river!”

Is it wrong worshiping demigods out of love, not for benefits?

Posted or Updated on April 3rd, 2019Is it wrong worshiping demigods out of love, not for benefits? A Girl devotee asked like this: Hare Krishna Prabhuji. I have a question. Is worshipping the demigods without any material desires and out of love, considered material worship? I have heard many cases of Goddess Kali, Lord Shiva … Continue reading “Is it wrong worshiping demigods out of love, not for benefits?”

Should a Neophite devotee perform rituals for ancestors and family God?

Posted or Updated on October 11th, 2018Should a Neophite devotee perform rituals for ancestors and family God? Subhahini Raghupathy asked like this: Hare Krishna Prabhuji, I have some doubts, 1) Is it necessary for a starting level devotee to do annual rituals for his ancestors? 2) I have heard that through the genes, Pitru Dosha … Continue reading “Should a Neophite devotee perform rituals for ancestors and family God?”

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?”

GOOD FRIDAY AND EASTER SPECIAL :  14 STEPS OF THE CRUCIFIXION OF JESUS CHRIST

Posted or Updated on March 29th, 2018GOOD FRIDAY AND EASTER SPECIAL:  14 STEPS OF THE CRUCIFIXION OF JESUS CHRIST Jesus Christ, considered as the Son Of God is the Symbol of Mercy. There is no doubt in it! Good Friday is observed as the day of crucifixion of Jesus Christ at Calvary Cross. Easter is … Continue reading “GOOD FRIDAY AND EASTER SPECIAL :  14 STEPS OF THE CRUCIFIXION OF JESUS CHRIST”

TWO INCIDENTS SHOWING THE MUTUAL LOVE BETWEEN LORD KRISHNA AND LORD SIVA

Posted or Updated on February 23rd, 2018TWO INCIDENTS SHOWING THE MUTUAL LOVE BETWEEN LORD KRISHNA AND LORD SIVA (1) Once upon a time, the cowherd men of Vrndavana, headed by Nanda Maharaja, desired to go to Ambikavana to perform the Sivaratri performance. The rasa-lila was performed during the autumn, and after that the next big … Continue reading “TWO INCIDENTS SHOWING THE MUTUAL LOVE BETWEEN LORD KRISHNA AND LORD SIVA”

MAHA SIVARATRI – A to Z DETAILS FOR KRISHNA DEVOTEES!

Posted or Updated on March 11th, 2021MAHA SIVARATRI – A to Z DETAILS AND THE RECOMMENDED SYSTEM OF CELEBRATION FOR KRISHNA DEVOTEES! (1) WHY MAHA SIVARATRI IS CELEBRATED? There are twelve Sivaratris in every year on the month’s 13th night/14th day.  Out of them, Maha Sivaratri, that comes in the late winter (February/March or Phalguna) … Continue reading “MAHA SIVARATRI – A to Z DETAILS FOR KRISHNA DEVOTEES!”

Can a Krishna devotee get full mercy of Krishna if he worships other gods?

Posted or Updated on March 31st, 2021Can a Krishna devotee get full mercy of Krishna if he worships other gods?  Actual Questions from three devotees: (1) A girl devotee (Name hidden): “Hare Krishna prabhu. Sometimes it’s really very sad when our relatives demotivating our devotional service. They are accusing us because not performing prayers for … Continue reading “Can a Krishna devotee get full mercy of Krishna if he worships other gods?”

Should a Krishna devotee worship Kuladevatha (Family God) also? Why?

Posted or Updated on March 29th, 2021Should a Krishna devotee worship Kuladevatha (Family God) also? Why? Will the failure to worship Kuladevatha (family god) cause Pitru dosha? Actual Questions from two devotees: (1)  “Hare Krishna Prabhu, Thank you so much for all of your posts which are really enlightening to the readers. I’m a regular … Continue reading “Should a Krishna devotee worship Kuladevatha (Family God) also? Why?”

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL : JESUS CHRIST – GLORIES AND SOME SIMILARITIES WITH THE PREACHING OF KRISHNA!

Posted or Updated on December 24th, 2017CHRISTMAS SPECIAL : JESUS CHRIST – GLORIES AND SOME SIMILARITIES WITH THE PREACHING OF KRISHNA! In Bhagavad Gita 17.3, Krishna says that according to one’s mode of Nature one evolves a particular type of faith. The wise who understand this, pursue their paths to God consciousness, in accordance with … Continue reading “CHRISTMAS SPECIAL : JESUS CHRIST – GLORIES AND SOME SIMILARITIES WITH THE PREACHING OF KRISHNA!”

Why the demigods help faster than Krishna to their devotees?

Posted or Updated on January 22nd, 2021Why the demigods help faster than Krishna to their devotees? Actual question from a woman devotee: Hare Krishna Prabhuji!  I am very upset, in spite of my all qualifications, hard work and sincerely working I am not promoted, undeserved people got promotion.. All my friends do puja to demigod … Continue reading “Why the demigods help faster than Krishna to their devotees?”

Avoiding guilt of forgetting other gods after joining ISKCON – Tips!

Posted or Updated on October 30th, 2020Avoiding guilt of forgetting other gods after joining ISKCON – Tips! ACTUAL QUESTION: “Hare Krishna prabhuji.  Dandavats  Pranams.  All glories to Srila Prabhupada.  I have a different problem after joining ISKCON.  I am now very fond of Krishna and I forget all other gods. I was a Saivait by … Continue reading “Avoiding guilt of forgetting other gods after joining ISKCON – Tips!”

Will other gods get angry if one accepts Krishna deserting them?

Posted or Updated on September 11th, 2020Will other gods get angry if one accepts Krishna deserting them? Actual Question by a girl devotee (Name hidden): Hare Krishna Prabhuji; Pranam; just need one suggestion; as you know I am devotee of Lord Krishna/ Vishnu; but off late I keep seeing Goddess Kali Ma pictures everywhere I … Continue reading “Will other gods get angry if one accepts Krishna deserting them?”

Why Lord Siva is worshiped as Linga? What is the meaning of Linga?

Posted or Updated on August 7th, 2020Why Lord Siva is worshiped as Linga? What is the meaning of Linga? Actual Question from a girl devotee: “Hi anna. just a small question. we pray krishna’s beautiful form. why shiva ji not prayed as his ruph. what does linga indicate?” REPLY: Though there are many versions of … Continue reading “Why Lord Siva is worshiped as Linga? What is the meaning of Linga?”