WHEN IS VIOLENCE JUSTIFIED?

WHEN IS VIOLENCE JUSTIFIED?

One day, Śrīla Gurudeva saw two brahmacārīs fighting in the temple courtyard. They picked up bamboo sticks and struck each other so violently that blood flowed. Gurudeva thought, “Are they devotees or animals?” Meanwhile, Acarya Kesarī was sitting outside his room...
WHY SHOULD WE GO ON PARIKRAMA?

WHY SHOULD WE GO ON PARIKRAMA?

Srila Gurudeva annually gathered the devotees from Matura and brought them to Navadvīpa for parikramā. Once, a brahmacārī asked Śrīla Gurudeva, “Why do we go on parikramā every year? I heard that in our line mānasī-sevā is the highest practice. So, is it necessary to...
WHERE SHOULD WE DO OUR BHAJAN?

WHERE SHOULD WE DO OUR BHAJAN?

śṛṇvatāṁ sva-kathāḥ kṛṣṇaḥ puṇya-śravaṇa-kīrtanaḥ hṛdy antaḥ stho hy abhadrāṇi vidhunoti suhṛt satām Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 2.2.17 By hearing the līlā-kathā of Śrī Bhagavān, all misfortunes of the jīvas are dispelled. Those who possess an ardent desire to obtain unalloyed...