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26 - Boiling the Milk

This episode,  I'm going solo talking about boiling the milk. The basic concept here is the importance of taking care of devotees and training them.

Looking  after the devotees we have rather than just going out and making new devotees. 

Some of the key points I talk about:

8:32 What does boiling the milk mean?

9:03 Where does the expression come from?

9:54 What do we need to focus…


Added by Krsnendu on April 14, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

25-Creating Leaders, Taking Initiative and Krishna West with HH Hridayananda Maharaja

This episode we’re interviewing His Holiness Hridayananda das Goswami about preaching in the West and taking initiative to spread Prabhupada’s movement.

Some of the topics we cover:

  • How the movement has changed...
  • Why we need to create leaders not followers...
  • The extreme importance of acting according to our nature...
  • What it means to be an adult in the Hare Krishna movement...…


Added by Krsnendu on December 31, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

SV24-ISKCON Online-Chant Now Project-Pancharatna Prabhu

In this week's episode with Pancharatna Prabhu, we listen to something that could be really helpful for you if you're a book distributor or a preacher in any way. One of the problems in book distribution that we've observed is that devotees who distribute books, they're really focused in giving the books out, but often there's not much follow-up.

Even devotees that put…


Added by Krsnendu on December 7, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

SV-23- 40 Habits of a Thinking Coach with Akrura Prabhu

In this second part of our interview with Akrura Prabhu, we talk about the 40 Habits of a Thinking Coach.

We hear...

  • What a coach or thinking partner should stay focused on...
  • How the 40 habits will be beneficial for devotees...
  • How to react when a devotee comes to you and asks for help...
  • How to create a better environment for…

Added by Krsnendu on November 22, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

22- Ten Principles of Thinking Partnerships with Akrura Prabhu

In this week's podcast episode with Akrura Prabhu, we discuss thinking partnerships - A powerful process for developing "higher thinking" which received rave reviews from devotees who recently learned about it at one of Akrura Prabhu's workshops.

Some of the points we covered...

  • What high thinking means for devotees...
  • How a coach can help devotees improve their thinking...
  • What are the benefits of creating a thinking…

Added by Krsnendu on November 12, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments

21 – Krishna Conscious Business Coach – Nick Pereira (Nakula dasa)

In this week's podcast episode we interview Coach Nick Pereira from Canada. Nick is a business coach who integrates Krishna consciousness in his business. He has also recently opened a preaching center in his home town.

On Janmastami 2018, Coach Nick got initiated by Bhakti Marga Swami and was given the name Nakula dasa.

Now, let's hear...

  • What was the response to his spiritual questions in grade school
  • His challenges and learnings as a…

Added by Krsnendu on September 11, 2018 at 8:25pm — No Comments

How to attract more Westerners to the Krishna consciousness movement

The problem

Today many devotees are lamenting that not many local people are becoming devotees in Western countries such as England and America.

While the movement has continued to grow in India and though expanding Indian congregations in the west, Srila Prabhupada primary…


Added by Krsnendu on July 2, 2018 at 9:59pm — 1 Comment

Madri Devi Dasi-Witness to a Temple

In this episode with Madri devi dasi we hear…

  • How she went from using computers in the 1960s that work by turning handles and programming computers the size of football fields… to eventually writing the history of Sri Sri Radha Giridhari in Auckland…

Added by Krsnendu on May 29, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

18-Public Victory-Seven Habits Part 2-Damodara Prabhu

If you haven't listened to Part 1 about Private Victory... You can listen to that here.

In the second part of our interview with Damodara Prabhu we discuss...

  • How to speak the truth in the most beneficial way
  • The…

Added by Krsnendu on May 21, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

17 – Damodar Prabhu – Seven Habits of Highly Effective People – Pt 1 – Private Victory

In this episode I catch up with my friend and mentor Damodar Prabhu...

We discuss:

  • Steven Covey’s 7 Habits and how they apply to Japa and Krishna consciousness in…

Added by Krsnendu on May 1, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

16 - Pierre Edel - The Voice

In this episode with Pierre Edel (Premamaya Vasudeva dasa)...

  • Hear the story of how a young musician from Paris, covered in tattoos became a devotee in Moscow and went on to get 10 million+ views on his video
  • Find out about the special deal he made with Krishna in Mayapur and how it played out
  • Find out who is his famous "grandpa"
  • The number 1 musical mistake most devotees make and its parallel in spiritual life
  • The key to effectively sharing…

Added by Krsnendu on April 26, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

How do we treat devotees when they leave Krishna consciousness?

Soon after posting an interview with a devotee (recorded a year earlier)I received an email informing me that  the devotee I had interviewed had left Krishna consciousness.

To verify this I checked out his Facebook Page and I was sad to see this post...

I was even more sad to see this post... even a little angry...

In response, I…


Added by Krsnendu on April 26, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

15 Rise Up Your Life - Gitavali Devi Dasi

Rise up your life In this episode...

  • How a French Canadian mother of a 1 year old went from idea to published book within 2 weeks... without her husband even knowing about it!
  • Her dream from Star Wars that came true when she became a devotee.
  • What her English teacher taught her that led her to Krishna consciousness.
  • The difference between goals and tasks and how they help you to get more done
  • The accelerator that gets things done… this podcast is an…

Added by Krsnendu on April 11, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

I Don’t Know My Name – Grace VanderWaal

The first question in spiritual life is "Who am I?"

I took this "Finding my Identity" theme from a song that is currently popular and made a music video for it that includes some subtle (or not so subtle lol) Krishna consciousness. Let me know what you think of it in the comments.

Please give it thumbs up / comment on Youtube and like / share it on Facebook. That way more people will see it. Thanks.…


Added by Krsnendu on July 10, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Move it – Turn on your brain

Looks like dancing in kirtan might help you concentrate in class, in your japa, and in your work. (See the infographic below.)

Studies show that aerobic exercise not only makes you feel better and concentrate better, it might even slow down the aging process in the brain.

Aerobic exercise is the when you move the major muscles in your body like your legs and your arms causing your heart to beat faster and take in more oxygen. To get benefit,  it is recommended to do aerobic…


Added by Krsnendu on June 4, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

14 Krishna conscious Goals with Vaisesika Prabhu

Why are goals important in Krishna consciousness?  - an interview with His Grace Vaisesika Prabhu.

In this practical and inspiring interview we discuss:

  • the importance of goals in Krishna consciousness
  • time management
  • how to stay inspired in Krishna consciousness

Listen to the episode…


Added by Krsnendu on November 11, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

012 Krishna Conscious Rapper Mikey Jay

In this episode we interview Krishna conscious rapper Mikey Jay ( Mikey is working on a project to create an album presenting the philosophy of Sri Isopanisad through rap and hip hop music. I have already watched some of the videos he has produced for the first two tracks and I am impressed. …


Added by Krsnendu on July 31, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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