What you say about chanting before union is correct. I have also heard from senior devotees. There is a set number of rounds that shoudl be chanted by the couple before union in order to invoke a pious soul. Perhaps someone could…"
Agreed, Sankirtan Yajna was prescribed for this period of Kali. So if everyone just adhered to this congregational chanting of the Maha Mantra, there will definitely be improvement. Otherwise these other methods only bring about tempo…"
The frog in the well just couldn't understand how large the ocean really was as he was limited to the well. Likewise we cannot unders…"
What about food that we need to eat during this period, all our food shoudl be offered to the Lord before eating, do we then just do the offering in front of a picture rather than to our deities during this period? thanks"
Mention to your friend that Krishna says in BG that He is the "Seed giving Father of All living entities" so this means that we need to look after animals as they are also children of God just like us. We wouldn't kill and eat our sibl…"
Krishna mentions in BG Vs 20 that unintelligent people worship demigods for material desires. This ties with 9.23 where Krishna says that people who w/ship d/gods actually w/ship Him but do so i…"
From my understanding, the intention of people wearing these stones are to bring upon a material benefit. Krishna conscious people are not interested in material benefit, so in view of this , i personally don't see the need to use these gems/ s…"
Name / Initiated name
Daily number of rounds of Hare Krishna mahamantra.
When, where and how did you come into contact with the Hare Krishna Movement?
RY, started reading books purchased from there. A few years later started going to SSRR Temple once a month and was very attracted to the kirtan. Had desire to distribute books and met a devotee who introduced me to Vrajanath Prabhu. Started partaking in book marathon and going to Temple every week. Joined Reservoir Hills nama hatta. Now there's not turning back, i love Srila Prabhupada - ISCKON...
Name the nearest or most frequently Visited ISKCON temple/ centre and name few of the devotees whom you know.
SSRR - Durban, Chatsworth Prabhus Vrajanath, Anantha, Ramananda, Radha Madava Mataji's, Usha devi, Neeladari, Asha devi, Ganga, Roshini
Please describe yourself so that other like minded devotees can find you.
Want to learn lots about Krishna. Love kirtan and reading Srila Prabhupada's books.
What are your expectations from this community?
Want to learn more about Krishna.
Describe any specific service you would love to offer to Lord Krishna & His devotees?
still studying through Bhakti Vedanta College and would love to teach there one day. Also enjoy engaging in art work for RY etc. Book shop service as well.