You've mentioned that there is no guarantee that the present guru will fall down, and this statement is correct. Well, that's because becoming a pure devotee is difficult, and takes a long time. Even the most advanced devotees can fall…"
Rama and Krsna are the same which is why we glorify both in chanting. As the prabhu in the earlier post mentioned, Gaudiya Vaisnavism has a focus on Radha-Govinda worship because the mood conveyed is sweetness w/ Krsna while awe and reve…"
Blaspheming devotees is considered a great offense because firstly, devotees are dear to the Lord. They are serving him with their total devotion and are unable to tolerate if anyone commits an offense against Krsna. Similarly, the Lord…"
After reading the comments beneath, I must say your journey in Krsna Consciousness is quite intriguing. I apologize for your situation- as I can relate to how it feels to be amidst of non devotees sometimes. Please don't take any offense…"
Very good question. Think of it like this. The food that devotees eat seems like normal vegetables and lentils, just like what everyone else eats; vegetarians. However, after offering the food to Krsna, it becomes spiritualized. Why? Bec…"
It really depends on the context. A donor utilizing for the service of Krsna is also a devotee because the money is spent for varieties of devotional service. Krsna loves him also. Any donation genuinely in the mood of goodness or spent…"
The criteria for attaining the realm of Krsna is only by developing pure conjugal love for him, in the form of mother, father, beloved etc. This is only possible when one spends his entire life constantly remembering the Supreme, and per…"
By associating w/ first class or pure devotees,.ones thirst in chanting and performing devotional service is increased.
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It's always proper to take a bath prior to chanting. Keeping our bodies clean has a high correlation with our pure state of mind. However, if your unable to take a shower because of detrimental circumstances, it's better to chant than ab…"
Hare signifies Radharani, Krsna's eternal consort who is the expansionary energy of the Lord. Krsna is the Lord himself. When saying these two combined, we are calling out to the Lord and his energy.
Krsna is completely transcendental to all material qualities, and so are all his activities. He is eternal and blissful in knowledge. That said, material sex life between nondevotees revolves around sense gratification, particularly sati…"
Mushrooms CANNOT be offered to the Lord
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Name / Initiated name
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das
Name the nearest or most frequently Visited ISKCON temple/ centre and name few of the devotees whom you know.
ISKCON Brooklyn, Sri Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir