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  • vancha-kalpatarubhyash cha

    kripa-sindhubhya eva cha

    patitanam pavanebhyo

    vaishnavebhyo namo namaha

    I offer respectful humble obeisances. Please bless me Love of Godhead

    There are times when I feel that abusive offensive words to Devotees may appear out of the physical mouth, or inside the mind. But, maybe the abusive offensive words appears only inside the mind, and I am confusing it with it appearing out of the physical mouth. I think I suffer most of the time because I fear what if something offensive appeared out of the physical mouth. I can not trust the physical mouth. If out of the physical mouth, offensive words did appear, then Lord Krishna will not forgive me. I am not sure if offensive abusive words came out of the physical mouth, or if it only appeared in the mind. Is there any solution to be free from the thought of what if offensive abusive words appeared out of the physical mouth? I think in Kali-yuga, even if offensive words appeared in the mind, it would not have any effect. Is there a solution to prevent offensive words from entering the mind since the mind might encourage the mouth to say something offensive? I do not want to commit any offences. I do not want to commit any Vaishnava Aparadha or any Aparadha. Please help me .

    In the Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, in Adi 17.266, it mentions, "Offering obeisances will relieve them of all the reactions to their offenses. Then, by My grace, devotional service [bhakti] will awaken in their pure hearts". May you please guide me?

    Is the following the solution to the above problem:

    If I chant the following everyday, offering obeisance, will all offences committed by the physical mouth or in any other ways be destroyed:

    vancha-kalpatarubhyash cha

    kripa-sindhubhya eva cha

    patitanam pavanebhyo

    vaishnavebhyo namo namaha

    vande 'haṁ śrī-guroḥ śrī-yuta-pada-kamalaṁ śrī-gurūn vaiṣṇavāṁś ca

    śrī-rūpaṁ sāgrajātaṁ saha-gaṇa-raghunāthānvitaṁ taṁ sa-jīvam

    sādvaitaṁ sāvadhūtaṁ parijana-sahitaṁ kṛṣṇa-caitanya-devaṁ

    śrī-rādhā-kṛṣṇa-pādān saha-gaṇa-lal

    itā-śrī-viśākhānvitāṁś ca
  • Hare Krishna. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
    I have a question. I don't know how to interpret this. I pray to Shri Krishna every evening and lit a diya with clove on the top. After doing my prayers, I turn on the fan and sit to study. The diya is on my study table as I have set- up a small mandir in front of me. So, when I turn on the fan, obviously the flames wiggle, i.e, are not upright. Is this incorrect? Is it important to have the flame upright. Please enlighten me on it.
    Thank you so much.
    Hare Krishna.
  • Hare Krishna..
    I am new to this platform so kindly forgive me for any mistake.
    I am here especially to get the answers of the questions frequently arising in my mind.
    So, I follow Iskcon since 2-3 yrs but am not able to completely follow it since I am just a 15yrs old girl that too from a non-devotee family.I chant 2 rounds of Harekrishna and worship the Radhakrishna diety even though it's not an official vigrah but I worship it since my childhood. I can't take prasadam since my family eat Onion and garlic so I just offer fruits, Tulsi Leaves and water to lord
    An incident happened with me last night and it is disturbing me a lot so kindly dictate me how to look at this.
    Last night , I chanted my two rounds since I couldn't chant in morning and I felt like someone or some people were sitting around me with scary vibes.I just ignored it and prayed krishna.Then, while sleeping..I was listening to Amrendra prabhu's Kirtan and with that I drifted to sleep but then I felt like someone was pulling out my subtle body from my gross body. I was terrified..I started chanting Harekrishna to save me..I felt like I was coming out of this body from every mind went to my family, school etc material attachments but I tried hard to stick to Krishna's name and then soon it stopped. Then I don't remember anything..I woke up normally and didn't remember this thing until I was worshipping Radhakrishna in my temple.
    I can't understand if it was death or just a mere dream. Please help me with this paranormal incident. Is it normal ? Or I really got a second life??
    • Hare Krishna
      Dandwat pranam
      I will convey my opinion so if I write any think wrong please correct me.
      Don't be afraid dear. There is a beautiful story about the glories of srila Prabhupada.
      Once there was a devotee. I didn't remember exactly so I will explain the summary. So there was a devotee who was preaching but it was not liked by other people. So police came and kept that devotee in jail. But in jail too she didn't stop her preaching. She was changing all the criminals in the hail. So the police brought a witch to do black magic as they can't kill her directly. And when the witch came in front of her and started her work. The devotee started feeling bad and can say Balck magic was showing its power on her. She chanted hare Krishna mahamantra but no use. She recited narasimha kavacha no use. And at last she remembered merciful srila Prabhupada and shockingly after that the witch went from them with so much of fear. And when police inquired her. She said she saw a old man with a stick giving warning to her. So our guru is the on who saves us. I suggest you to remember srila Prabhupada. And about these scenes. The creepy persons appeared in front of you when you were chanting may be it was the bad energy in side you. I mean the bad which we take from many briths with us. Or to erase your dear you can think that even unembodied things ( ghosts etc ) came to listen your chanting. These scenes may be your imagination or may be it happened for real this secondary. Have faith on guru and mahamantra these are the powerful weapons we have. So I suggest to ignore these scenes. And pray to srila Prabhupada he will protect youm don't worry.

      Sorry for my answer as this is my first answer in this website
      Have a nice day ahead.
      Hare Krishna
  • पद्म पुराण में भगवान श्रीकृष्ण द्वारा राम नाम की महिमा का वर्णन अर्जुन के प्रति निम्न प्रकार है:~

    अथ श्रीपद्मपुराण वर्णित रामनामामृत स्त्रोत श्रीकृष्ण अर्जुन संवाद~

    अर्जुन उवाच~

    भुक्तिमुक्तिप्रदातृणां सर्वकामफलप्रदं ।
    सर्वसिद्धिकरानन्त नमस्तुभ्यं जनार्दन ॥

    अर्थ:~ सभी भोग और मुक्ति के फल दाता, सभी कर्मों का फल देने वाले, सभी कार्य को सिद्ध करने वाले जनार्दन मैं आपको नमन करता हूं।

    यं कृत्वा श्री जगन्नाथ मानवा यान्ति सद्गतिम् ।
    ममोपरि कृपां कृत्वा तत्त्वं ब्रहिमुखालयम्।।

    अर्थ:~हे श्रीजगन्नाथ! मनुष्य ऐसा क्या करें कि उसे अंत में सद्गति हो? वह तत्व क्या है? मेरे पर कृपा करके अपने ब्रह्ममुख से बताइए।

    श्रीकृष्ण उवाच~

    यदि पृच्छसि कौन्तेय सत्यं सत्यं वदाम्यहम् ।
    लोकानान्तु हितातार्थाय इह लोके परत्र च ॥

    अर्थ:~ हे कुंती पुत्र! यदि तुम मुझसे पूछते हो तो मैं सत्य सत्य बताता हूं, इस लोक और परलोक में हित करने वाला क्या है।

    रामनाम सदा पुण्यं नित्यं पठति यो नरः ।
    अपुत्रो लभते पुत्रं सर्वकामफलप्रदम् ॥

    अर्थ:~श्रीराम का नाम सदा पुण्य करने वाला नाम है, जो मनुष्य इसका नित्य पाठ करता है उसे पुत्र लाभ मिलता है और सभी कामनाएं पूर्ण होती है।

    मङ्गलानि गृहे तस्य सर्वसौख्यानि भारत।
    अहोरात्रं च येनोक्तं राम इत्यक्षरद्वयम्।।

    अर्थ:~हे भारत! उसके घर में सभी प्रकार के सुख और मंगल विराजित हो जाते हैं, जिसने दिन-रात श्रीराम नाम के दो अक्षरों का उच्चारण कर लिया।

    गङ्गा सरस्वती रेवा यमुना सिन्धु पुष्करे।
    केदारेतूदकं पीतं राम इत्यक्षरद्वयम् ॥

    अर्थ~जिसने श्रीरामनाम के इन दो अक्षरों का उच्चारण कर लिया उसने श्रीगंगा, सरस्वती, रेवा, यमुना, सिंधु, पुष्कर, केदारनाथ आदि सभी तीर्थों का स्नान, जलपान कर लिया।

    अतिथेः पोषणं चैव सर्व तीर्थावगाहनम् ।
    सर्वपुण्यं समाप्नोति रामनाम प्रसादतः ।।

    अर्थ:~उसने अतिथियों का पोषण कर लिया, सभी तीर्थों में स्नान आदि कर लिया, उसने सभी पुण्य कर्म कर लिए जिसने श्रीराम नाम का उच्चारण कर लिया।

    सूर्यपर्व कुरुक्षेत्रे कार्तिक्यां स्वामि दर्शने।
    कृपापात्रेण वै लब्धं येनोक्तमक्षरद्वयम्।।

    अर्थ:~उसने सूर्य ग्रहण के समय कुरुक्षेत्र में स्नान कर लिया और कार्तिक पूर्णिमा में कार्तिक जी का दर्शन करके कृपा प्राप्त कर ली जिसने श्रीराम नाम का उच्चारण कर लिया।

    न गंङ्गा न गया काशी नर्मदा चैव पुष्करम् ।

    सदृशं रामनाम्नस्तु न भवन्ति कदाचन।।

    अर्थ:~ ना तो गंगा, गया, काशी, प्रयाग, पुष्कर, नर्मदादिक इन सब में कोई भी श्रीराम नाम की महिमा के समक्ष नहीं हो सकते।

    येन दत्तं हुतं तप्तं सदा विष्णुः समर्चितः।
    जिह्वाग्रे वर्तते यस्य राम इत्यक्षरद्वयम्।।

    अर्थ:~उसने भांति-भांति के हवन, दान, तप और विष्णु भगवान की आराधना कर ली, जिसकी जिह्वा के अग्रभाग पर श्रीराम नाम के दो अक्षर विराजित हो गए।

    माघस्नानं कृतं येन गयायां पिण्डपातनम् ।
    सर्वकृत्यं कृतं तेन येनोक्तं रामनामकम्।।

    अर्थ:~ उसने प्रयागजी में माघ का स्नान कर लिया, गयाजी में पिंडदान कर लिया उसने अपने सभी कार्यों को पूर्ण कर लिया जिसने श्रीराम नाम का उच्चारण कर लिया।

    प्रायश्चित्तं कृतं तेन महापातकनाशनम् ।
    तपस्तप्तं च येनोक्तं राम इत्यक्षरद्वयम् ।।

    अर्थ~उसने अपने सभी महापापों का नाश करके प्रायश्चित कर लिया और तपस्या पूर्ण कर ली जिसने श्रीराम नाम के दो अक्षर का उच्चारण कर लिया।

    चत्वारः पठिता वेदास्सर्वे यज्ञाश्च याजिताः ।
    त्रिलोकी मोचिता तेन राम इत्यक्षरद्वयम् ।।

    अर्थ~उसने चारों वेदों का सांगोपांग पाठ कर लिया सभी यज्ञ आदि कर्म कर लिए उसने तीनों लोगों को तार दिया जिसने श्रीराम नाम के दो अक्षर का पाठ कर लिया।

    भूतले सर्व तीर्थानि आसमुद्रसरांसि च।
    सेवितानि च येनोक्तं राम इत्यक्षरद्वयम् ।।

    अर्थ~उसने भूतल पर सभी तीर्थ, समुद्र, सरोवर आदि का सेवन कर लिया जिसने श्रीराम नाम के दो अक्षरों का जाप कर लिया।

    अर्जुन उवाच~

    यदा म्लेच्छमयी पृथ्वी भविष्यति कलौयुगे ।
    किं करिष्यति लोकोऽयं पतितो रौरवालये ।।

    अर्थ~भविष्य में कलयुग आने पर पूरी पृथ्वी मलेच्छ मयी हो जाएगी इसका स्वरूप रौ-रौ नर्क की भांति हो जाएगा तब जीव कौन सा साधन करके परम पद पाएगा?

    श्रीकृष्ण उवाच~

    न सन्देहस्त्वया काय्र्यो न वक्तव्यं पुनः पुनः ।
    पापी भवति धर्मात्मा रामनाम प्रभावतः ।।

    अर्थ~यह संदेह करने योग्य नहीं है, जैसे संदेह व्यर्थ है वैसे बार-बार वक्तव्य देना भी व्यर्थ है। कैसा भी पापी हो श्रीराम नाम के प्रभाव से वह धर्मात्मा हो जाता है

    न म्लेच्छस्पर्शनात्तस्य पापं भवति देहिनः ।
    तस्मात्प्रमुच्यते जन्तुर्यस्मरेद्रामद्वचत्तरम् ।।

    अर्थ~उसे मलेच्छ के स्पर्श का भी पाप नहीं होता, मलेच्छ संबंधित पाप भी छूट जाते हैं जो श्रीराम नाम के दो अक्षरों का जाप करते हैं।

    रामस्तत्वमधीयानः श्रद्धाभक्तिसमन्वितः।
    कुलायुतं समुद्धृत्य रामलोके महीयते ।।

    अर्थ~जो श्रीराम से संबंध रखने वाले स्त्रोत का पाठ करते हैं तथा जिनकी भक्ति, विश्वास और श्रद्धा श्रीराम में सुदृढ़ है। वह लोग अपने दस हज़ार पीढ़ियों का उद्धार करके श्रीराम के लोक में पूजित होते है।

    रामनामामृतं स्तोत्रं सायं प्रातः पठेन्नरः ।
    गोघ्नः स्त्रीबालघाती च सर्व पापैः प्रमुच्यते ।।

    अर्थ~जो सुबह शाम इस रामनामामृत स्त्रोत का पाठ करते हैं वे गौ हत्या, स्त्री और बच्चों को हानि पहुंचाने वाले पाप से भी बच कर मुक्त हो जाते हैं।

    (इति श्रीपद्मपुराणे रामनामामृत स्त्रोते श्रीकृष्ण अर्जुन संवादे संपूर्णम्)

    श्रीमद् वाल्मीकियानंद रामायण से कुछ श्लोक उद्धत कर रहा हूं जहां भगवान श्रीकृष्ण ने युधिष्ठिर से श्री राम नाम की महिमा कही है:~

    1) जो मंत्र भगवान श्री राम ने हनुमान जी को दिया था उसी मंत्र का वर्णन करते हुए श्री कृष्ण युधिष्ठिर से कहते हैं:~
    श्री कृष्ण उवाच युधिष्ठिर के प्रति~

    रामनाम्नः परं नास्ति मोक्ष लक्ष्मी प्रदायकम्।
    तेजोरुपं यद् अवयक्तं रामनाम अभिधियते।।

    (श्रीमद् वाल्मीकियानंद रामायण~८/७/१६)

    श्रीकृष्ण युधिष्ठिर से कहते हैं किस शास्त्र में ऐसा कोई भी मंत्र वर्णित नहीं है जो श्रीराम के नाम के बराबर हो जो ऐश्वर्य (धन) और मुक्ति दोनों देने में सक्षम हो। श्रीराम का नाम स्वयं ज्योतिर्मय नाम कहा गया है, जिसको मैं भी व्यक्त नहीं कर सकता।


    मंत्रा नानाविधाः सन्ति शतशो राघवस्य च।

    तेभ्यस्त्वेकं वदाम्यद्य तव मंत्रं युधिष्ठिर।।

    श्रीशब्धमाद्य जयशब्दमध्यंजयद्वेयेनापि पुनःप्रयुक्तम्।
    अनेनैव च मन्त्रेण जपः कार्यः सुमेधसा।

    ( श्रीमद् वाल्मीकियानंद रामायण, 9~7.44,45a,46a)

    वैसे तो श्रीराघाव के अनेक मन्त्र हैं, किन्तु युधिष्ठिर उनमें से एक उत्तम मन्त्र मैं तुमको बतलाता हूँ । पूर्वमें श्रीराम शब्द, मध्यमें जय शब्द और अन्तमें दो जय शब्दोंसे मिला हुआ (श्रीराम जय राम जय जय राम) राममन्त्र। बुद्धिमान जनों को सिर्फ इसी मंत्र का जाप करना चाहिए।

    ~आदि पुराण में तो बहुत सारा वर्णन दे रखा है लेकिन वहां से केवल एक श्लोक ही उदित कर रहा हूं।

    राम नाम सदा प्रेम्णा संस्मरामि जगद्गुरूम्।
    क्षणं न विस्मृतिं याति सत्यं सत्यं वचो मम ॥

    (श्री आदि-पुराण ~ श्री कृष्ण वाक्य अर्जुन के प्रति)

    मैं ! जगद्गुरु श्रीराम के नाम का निरंतर प्रेम पूर्वक स्मरण करता रहता हूँ, क्षणमात्र भी नहीं भूलता हूँ । अर्जुन मैं सत्य सत्य कहता हूँ ।

    ~एक श्लोक शुक संहिता से भी उदित कर रहा हूं।

    रामस्याति प्रिय नाम रामेत्येव सनातनम्।
    दिवारात्रौ गृणन्नेषो भाति वृन्दावने स्थितः ।।

    (श्री शुक संहिता)

    श्री राम नाम भगवान राम को सबसे प्रिय नाम है और यह नाम भगवान राघव का शाश्वत नाम है। श्रीराम के इस शाश्वत नाम का जप करने से भगवान कृष्ण वृंदावन में सुशोभित होते हैं।

    ऐसे अनेकों अनेक श्लोक और लिख सकता हूं लेकिन विस्तार भय के कारण आगे नहीं लिख रहा हूं।

    और अंत में एक मनुस्मृति के श्लोक से अपनी वाणी को विराम देता हूं:~

    सप्तकोट्यो महामन्त्राश्चित्तविभ्रमकारकाः ।
    एक एव परो मन्त्रो 'राम' इत्यक्षरद्वयम् ॥


    सात करोड़ महामंत्र हैं, वे सब के सब आपके चित्तको भ्रमित करनेवाले हैं। यह दो अक्षरोंवाला 'राम' नाम परम मन्त्र है। यह सब मन्त्रोंमें श्रेष्ठ मंत्र है । सब मंत्र इसके अन्तर्गत आ जाते हैं। कोई भी मन्त्र बाहर नहीं रहता। सब शक्तियाँ इसके अन्तर्गत हैं।

    (यह श्लोक सारस्त्व तंत्र में भी पाया जाता है)

    अवध के राजदुलारे श्रीरघुनंदन की जय❤️❤️
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    Which makes it very so special. Thank you in advance.....hari bol
  • Hare Krishna
    All the devotee
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    I feel suffocated and my OCD makes it worse, so i need help with this.

    I was just listening to some lectures on Lord Krishna on YouTube after 12 a.m. and i had this sudden urge to search “do people actually blaspheme Lord Krishna? I did it, being sleepy and i was devastated and cried a lot later and not i do not feel like a devotee of Lord Krishna because i read on a website that said that when a devotee hears Lord Krishna being blasmphemed he must either leave that place, which in my case is YouTube i guess but i cannot do that because im a student and get study material from there and there is no temple anywhere near my place so I listen to bhajans there because i do not have any other sources, it may also be that i should not search that again but i have OCD so i have been thinking about this continuously so i wanted to ask, i cannot die because i have made serving Lord Krishna my aim in life and i cannot leave that because i really want to go to Him and i cannot fight back because i just read the title and was devastated, i cried a lot after that. Please help me. Am i still a devotee of Lord Krishna or do I have to start over? I am willing to do anything i have no problem even if i have to die but please answer this question fo mine. Im 16 years old right now. Also, i came across a blasmphemous question today and after answering it, i searched on youtube for how to deal with blasphemous content online. I came across the same video from earlier, i did have a strong hunch that that would happen and i shouldve covered the titles or paid attention somewhere else but without usnig much brain and ignoring it i just read all the titles and just like last time (i never watched the video, only read title and left) i read the title and scrolled so that it wasnt on my screen anymore. Have i committed the sin and am i still even a devotee anymore or have i lost my devotion and pious activities? If i have, can i start over?
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Rama Setu,

Hare KrishnaPlease accept my humble obeisances.All glories to Srila Prabhupada.Sri Valmikiji has mentioned the dimesnsions of Rama Setu ,which is 10 Yojan Wide and 100 Yojan long, meaning 80 miles wide and 800 miles long, how do reconile with current geographical distance between India and Sri Lanka, which is about 30 Kilometetrs?thnaksMayapura Candra Dasa

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My question is little weird but i hope anyone gives me the perfect answer...

It is said that when we are in krishna consciousness and remember krishna at time of our death...we go back to the kingdom of Godhead...and we are free from birth and death.That means our soul goes back to Shri Krishna...instead of entering other body.Therefore i wanted to know that if our soul enters the kingdom of Godhead and never returns from where does the bodies at this material world gets another soul?Is it so that Shri Krishna , our eternal father sends new soul to this…

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