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It’s still early morning, the sun is starting to rise over the horizon, and it’s reddish—it reminds me of Srimati Radharani’s tilak upon Her beautiful broad forehead. And the glowing of the sun, the rays that it casts everywhere, paint the village nearby and the field in front of me a golden color.

There are flowers everywhere, and those flowers are growing in tall grass, knee-high grass, which sways to one side and then another. It’s like the way the Brijbasi’s sway under the winds of their pr

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By Sivarama Swami

Some years back, in response to repeated requests to write something about prayer, we published the prayers I recite daily upon rising. The name of the book is My Daily Prayers. While that book is now out of print, Lāl Publishing would like to make it easily available to devotees as an ebook, which can be downloaded from here: https://srsbooks.com/gift/.

At this time our planet and our devotees need prayer. No doubt many devotees have their own prayers. Yet some do not. It ca

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From Back to Godhead

What is the effect of chanting Hare Krishna?

The names of the Lord in the maha-mantra Hare, Krishna, and rama are invested with His full potencies. Singing God’s names, therefore, is to contact Him through the medium of transcendental sound. Thus, the effect of chanting is the same as the effect of directly associating with the Lord. The following beautiful verse, written by Lord caitanya, describes the seven effects the Hare Krishna mantra has on chanters.

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On March 26th, 2020, well-known ISKCON spiritual master and published author Sivarama has released one of his books for free. He shares:

“At this time our planet and our devotees need prayer. No doubt many devotees have their own prayers. Yet some do not. Some years back, in response to repeated requests to write something about prayer, we published the prayers I recite daily upon rising.”  

The name of Sivarama Swami’s book is My Daily Prayers. While that book is now out of print, Lal Publish

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