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Deity Worship at Home

03-07-2018 Deity Installation, ISKCON Murmansk, Russia Bhakti Caitanya Swami: Let us say a few words about deity worship. We all know that in this kali yuga, the process is, the main process is to chant the holy names. Harer nama hare nama harer nama eva kevalam kalau nastyeva nastyeva nastyeva gatir anyatha. This is a … Continue reading Deity Worship at Home

Without the Chanting of the Holy Names All Other Devotional Activities Will Falldown

HH Bhakti Caitanya Swami Caitanya Caritamrta, Adi Lila, 7.74 February 28th 2018 Mayapur Dhama Verse: nāma vinu kali-kāle nāhi āra dharma sarva-mantra-sāra nāma, ei śāstra-marma Synonyms: nāma — the holy name; vinu — without; kali-kāle — in this Age of Kali; nāhi — there is none; āra — or any alternative; dharma — religious principle; … Continue reading Without the Chanting of the Holy Names All Other Devotional Activities Will Falldown

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur’s Appearance Day

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur’s Appearance Day, ISKCON Mayapur, Feb 15th 2017. Srimad Bhagavatam 3.22.5 TEXT tava sandarśanād eva cchinnā me sarva-saṁśayāḥ yat svayaṁ bhagavān prītyā dharmam āha rirakṣiṣoḥ TRANSLATION Now I have resolved all my doubts simply by meeting you, for Your Lordship has very kindly and clearly explained the duty of a king who … Continue reading Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur’s Appearance Day

Hearing Purely

27-­‐11-­‐2013 SB 4.31.24, Hearing Purely, Vrindavan, India om namo bhagavate vasudevaya! So we are hearing today from Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 4, chapter 31: Sri Narada instructs the Pracetas, text 24. te ‘pi tan-mukha-niryātaḿ yaśo loka-malāpaham harer niśamya tat-pādaḿ dhyāyantas tad-gatiḿ yayuḥ Translation: Hearing from Nārada’s mouth the glories of the Lord, which vanquish all the … Continue reading Hearing Purely

Churning of the Milk Ocean

24-12-2012 SB 8.6.21-28, Churning the Milk Ocean, Cape Town, South Africa om namo bhagavate vasudevaya! om namo bhagavate vasudevaya! om namo bhagavate vasudevaya! Reading from Srimad Bhagavatam, Canto 8, Chapter 6, “The Demigods and Demons declare a Truce”, text… it says 20 here; I was told it was 21. Is this correct? Or is Devotee: … Continue reading Churning of the Milk Ocean

The Ten Offences, Day 4(final day)

The Ten Offences, Day 4, Durban, South Africa And now let us move on to the 7th, “to commit sinful activities on the strength of the holy name of the Lord”, so of course the point here is that as we note in our first little comment here, that the unlimited power of the holy … Continue reading The Ten Offences, Day 4(final day)

The Ten Offences, Day 3

The Ten Offences, Day 3, Durban, South Africa Moving on with our course on the ten offences and we only have another two days left and we have only, and we have 8 more to do and actually there’s an 11th offence of course in a sense. So we have 9 to do so it … Continue reading The Ten Offences, Day 3

The Ten Offences, Day 2, Durban, South Africa

The Ten Offences, Day 2, Durban, South Africa The universes looked like they were going to bounce of his head and just be lost. That would have been a problem, but they were trying to restrain them but they couldn’t restrain them. He was just so overwhelmed in ecstasy. But fortunately, the universes didn’t get … Continue reading The Ten Offences, Day 2, Durban, South Africa

The Ten Offences, Day 1 Continued

The Ten Offences, Day 1 Continued, Durban, South Africa We’re going to talk as we go on, about different aspects of the holy name and so on and the potency of the holy name, so that will come up more when we get to the 5th offence, 6th offence, like that, how powerful the holy … Continue reading The Ten Offences, Day 1 Continued

The Ten Offences Day 1

The Ten Offences, Day 1, Durban, South Africa om namo bhagavate vasudevaya. om namo bhagavate vasudevaya om namo bhagavate vasudevaya We are very happy to be here with you all, taking part in our Easter courses again, very, very nice experience and very nice opportunity for all of us to share together in Krishna Consciousness. … Continue reading The Ten Offences Day 1