Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to Jeremiah J Mair's discussion Who should one turn to if ones Guru falls down?
"Hare Krsna,  
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…"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to Jankee shubham's discussion Can one attain goloka vrindavan without taking sanyas?
"Yes even in the present state."
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to Divya Upadhyay's discussion Science and God
"Those were excellent answers,
Hare Krsna!"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to Jankee shubham's discussion Can one attain goloka vrindavan without taking sanyas?
"Yes, exactly. Krsna can only be remembered @ the time of death if one spends their entire life remembering and rendering service unto him. Whatever one spends time mediating on throughout their life, which is likely what they'll remember in death, t…"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to RAJESH KUMAR's discussion Diety.
"Hare Krsna,
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…"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to PRASHANTA ARYAL's discussion major aparadhas
"Hare Krsna,
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…"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to Zachary V's discussion Day after Ekadashi ...
"Hare Krsna,
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…"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to manika dunna's discussion Bahkti karma
"Hare Krsna,
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…"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to RAJESH KUMAR's discussion devotee v/s donar
"Hare Krsna, 
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…"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to Jankee shubham's discussion Can one attain goloka vrindavan without taking sanyas?
"Hare Krsna,
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…"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to PRASHANTA ARYAL's discussion how to increase number of rounds of mahamantra.
"Hare Krsna
By associating w/ first class or pure devotees,.ones thirst in chanting and performing devotional service is increased.
Hope I answered the question
Yrs,
Tamal Krsna"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to DIVYANSHU SHARMA's discussion touching beed bag (MALA) without bath
"Hare Krsna,
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…"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to Kaushik Biswas Dipto's discussion Hare Krishna
"Hare Krsna,
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.
yrs,
Tamal Krsna"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to Atul Verma's discussion Does Krishna have a Sex life ? How does it different from material sex life?
"Hare Krsna,
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…"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to Krishna Dasi's discussion Mushrooms
"Hare Krsna,   
Mushrooms CANNOT be offered to the Lord
Hope I answered your question.
yrs,
Tamal Krsna"
May 15
Tamal Kṛṣṇa Das replied to Mohit Anand's discussion what is right decision?
"Hare Krsna,
The insect is a living thing, and for someone practicing Krsna Consciousness, the mentality should be not to cause harm to any organism, regardless of size
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May 15
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