Ernesto Chongtham replied to Arjun Saxena's discussion Hindu
"If I had made the impression of meaning entirely something else, I humbly apologize. Truly, the name is absolutely potent even if it used as mere labels to identify oneself or point out those they identify themselves with. My point was to convey the…"
Sep 15
Ernesto Chongtham replied to Arjun Saxena's discussion Hindu
"Yes, I am aware. To clarify, within the context of gross religious abuse, I meant the intention with which any one of these names are used. If the consciousness is to provoke others than its real essence is abused which is great offense in itself."
Sep 15
Ernesto Chongtham replied to Arjun Saxena's discussion Destruction of various temples by outsiders.
"Isn't it obvious if you look back that Lord Krishna meant the spirit of Krishna Bhakti within which can't be destroyed and when devotees are violated it is the strength of surrender which is being tested? The ordeal of a devotee can be compared to a…"
Sep 15
Ernesto Chongtham replied to Arjun Saxena's discussion Hindu
"Just tell foreigners are souls - part and parcel of Krishna. How could an acharya missed this most basic, vital point is beyond me. If one is qualified by birth why do brahmin by birth children go through all the purification process all over again?…"
Sep 15
Ernesto Chongtham replied to Arjun Saxena's discussion Hindu
"Not really. The problem with labels is that we are back to square one - body identification...Hindus, Buddhists, Christians...Shaktas, Vaishnavas, Gaudiya Mathas, Hare Krishnas...and so on which defeats the purpose of self realization. However, the…"
Sep 15
Ernesto Chongtham replied to Arjun C Patel's discussion Practicing Humbleness in the world
"Hare Krishna, prabhuji,

1. Given the situation we are all in right right now, it is better to take responsibility for our own actions and give credit where credit is due.
Doing so constantly remind us we are part of the whole - a team player and a…"
Aug 17
Ernesto Chongtham replied to E's discussion Politics/Social Activism
"Hare Krishna!

Namaste, my humble obeisance!

Right now, I cannot recall exact remarks Srila Prabhupada (which of course He did) made on politics to quote but the general attitude that I gathered from His books is that a devotee getting actively i…"
Aug 17
Ernesto Chongtham commented on ISKCON Derire Tree's blog post The False Ego – Our Constant Companion And Troublemaker by Devaki Devi Dasi
"This is a very vital piece of reminder.
Thank you and Hare Krishna!"
Jul 30
Ernesto Chongtham replied to Ernesto Chongtham's discussion Concerning Offenses!
"Hare Krishna, Mataji!

Please accept my humble obeisances.

You make a great point. It is now undeniable that there is no other hope than Guru and Krishna to help me through this journey of devotion. Despite all my faults, i am glad at the good n…"
Jul 27
Ernesto Chongtham replied to Ernesto Chongtham's discussion Clearing doubts!
"Hare Krishna! 
Yes, I was aware you did. Honestly, i'm a bit of a show off (can't help myself...all these impurities nudge me towards my dumb indulgence...haha) and since I have learned that my only hope of scrubbing clean off my sins is the Mahaman…"
Jul 20
Ernesto Chongtham replied to Ernesto Chongtham's discussion Clearing doubts!
"Hare Krishna, Prabhu!
Please accept my humble obeisances!

You gave me a great answer & I will show my gratitude by action - by chanting and listening and praying each day to Guru and Krishna for more opportunity for hard work to serve them in whate…"
Jul 20
Ernesto Chongtham replied to Ernesto Chongtham's discussion Clearing doubts!
"Hare Krishna! 
Thank you for your kind response, Prabhuji! The way you have put it very interesting. Please, correct me if I am wrong but if I am not mistaken, the point you are trying to convey is that the probability of a liberated soul falling fr…"
Jul 20
Ernesto Chongtham replied to Ernesto Chongtham's discussion Clearing doubts!
"Hare Krishna!

Thank you, Prabhuji, for your kind response but please bear with me while I elaborate on my question.

I understand that it is transcendental pastimes of the Lord but everything He does, even whimsically, has a purpose and do mean som…"
Jul 20
Ernesto Chongtham replied to Ernesto Chongtham's discussion Concerning Offenses!
"Thank you!"
Jul 20
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