Srimad Bhagavatam

The Perfection of Life

“Those who are actually advanced in knowledge are able to appreciate the essential value of this age of Kali. Such enlightened persons worship Kali Yuga because in this fallen age all perfections of life can easily be achieved by the performance of sankirtana.” [Srimad Bhagavatam 11.5.36]

Nara Hari

“I offer my respectful obeisances unto Lord Nrisimhadeva, the source of all power. O my Lord who possesses nails and teeth just like thunderbolts, kindly vanquish our demon-like desires for fruitive activity in this material world. Please appear in our hearts and drive away our ignorance so that by Your mercy we may become fearless [...]

A Desire Fulfilled

Since I first joined the Krsna consciousness movement I have had a strong desire to visit the sacred Narmada river in India. That desire was finally fulfilled when I learned that the Narmada river was only 2 kilometers away from our festival program last night in Bharuch. Jumping into a jeep with 2 other devotees [...]

Dwarka

Our festival tour has reached the sacred tirtha of Dwarka. Today we will have Ratha Yatra through the streets and this evening we will hold our festival in the center of the town. It seems everyone here is talking about the event. What a wonderful life Srila Prabhupada has given us! “Any person engaged in [...]

Without A Doubt

“Even if one cannot chant at the time of death, he still receives all benefits of chanting performed during his life. At the time of death one is certainly bewildered because his bodily functions are in disorder. At that time, even one who throughout his life has practiced chanting the holy name of the Lord [...]

Destination: Tibet

On August 27 myself and 4 other devotees will journey to Lhasa, the capitol of Tibet, to make preparations for a three week expedition to Mount Kailasa, the sacred abode of Lord Siva. Mount Kailasa has the unique distinction of being one the world’s most venerated holy places while at the same time being the [...]

First Duty

“If one remembers his first duty—keeping in constant contact with the Supreme Personality of Godhead—everything will be successful.” [SB. 4.24.72 purport]

A Festival in Poland to Satisfy the Lord

“An intelligent person does not take interest in a place, even in the topmost planetary system, if the pure Ganges of topics concerning the Supreme Lord’s activities does not flow there, if there are not devotees engaged in service on the banks of such a river of piety, or if there are no festivals of [...]

Seriously Engaged

“When one seriously engages in the devotional service of the Personality of Godhead, fixing the Lord’s lotus feet within one’s heart as the only goal of life, one can destroy the innumerable impure desires lodged within the heart as a result of one’s previous fruitive work within the three modes of material nature. When the [...]

Singing the Pastimes

“It was the practice of the inhabitants of Vrajabhumi to compose poetry about the incidents that occurred in the forest when Krsna performed His different activities of killing the asuras. They would compose all the stories in poetry or have this done by professional poets, and then they would sing about these incidents.” [ Srimad-Bhagavatam, [...]